Tag: art

Peninsula Hands On Art

Hands On Art Celebrates Kids’ Creative Spirits

Back in 2003, Gig Harbor resident Marla Morgan decided that she wanted her kids to have art classes in their school. The children were students at Harbor Heights Middle School in Gig Harbor and Morgan was active in the school’s PTA. Suspecting that … read more

Local artist gallery on MV Chimacum

The Floating Art Galleries of the Washington State Ferries

It’s easy to bypass the artwork. For regular ferry riders, it can blend into the gestalt of a daily commute on the Washington State Ferries. And yet each of the 23 current ferries in the system is a floating art gallery — a … read more

Empty Bowls Fight Hunger

Empty Bowls Fight Hunger one Child at a Time

One Saturday each February, excitement builds as the line outside the Gig Harbor Boys & Girls Club lengthens and eager shoppers wait for the doors to finally open. At 11 a.m. sharp, the anxious crowd floods into the room and patrons scurry between … read more

Part 2

The Art Beginning

After dealing with the how and why of buying a building in a vacant, dank-smelling city, I moved in and art in Bremerton sprang like a million destined rockets to the moon. On May 1, 1991, the Amy Burnett Gallery and several other … read more

Inspiring and Expressing Color
Defining the Essential Trends

Inspiring and Expressing Color

Inspiration is the process of being emotionally stimulated to experience something that influences and encourages: an impulse, a motivator; the vital stroke of energy and movement that lifts us up and moves us forward. Turning inspiration into colorful expression almost instantaneously, social media … read more

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Style Trends

Style Trends in the New Year

Design experts typically say that trends should be considered sparingly so you don’t have to overhaul your decor every year. But watching the trends is great when you want to add personal touches and refresh your home now and then. According to a … read more

Cover Feature — A Home Full of Light and Life
Cover Feature

A Home Full of Light and Life

Stepping into the foyer of Brian and Holly Jacobsen’s home and looking into the great room, one is struck by the amazing light flooding through the massive expanse of windows that face the water. White millwork and a well-chosen monochromatic color scheme of … read more

(Photo courtesy Matthew Witschonke)
Design|Build

Design Trends in 2018 — Advice from the Experts

Trends in home design for 2018 run the gamut from simple and strong to stunning and dramatic. Just like in fashion trends, there are always hot new colors and styles — and it’s tempting to feel like you need to revitalize your home … read more

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