Entries by Kevin Hoffberg

Friday Fish Wrap 8.3.18

Five things worth knowing this week . . . Big Chairs, Big Work.  You’ll just have to come see James Chesney’s chairs in person.  Any pictures I might post will fail to capture the emotional jolt and superb workmanship of these amazing pieces of art.  What I love about this show is how well the […]

Friday Fish Wrap 7.27.18

Five things worth knowing this week . . . Seattle Arts Fair is back and supporters of Vashon Center for the Arts get a 20% discount on the All Access Pass, 3-Day Ticket, and 1-Day Ticket to Seattle Art Fair (Aug 2-5, 2018) at time of purchase. Plus the opportunity for teens (age 13-19) to purchase a […]

VCA Appoints Seven New Board Members

July 24, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VCA Welcomes Seven New Board Members Mid-term additions bring board to 20 (Vashon Island,WA) – Vashon Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the appointment of seven new members of the Board of Trustees, effective immediately. “We are incredibly excited to welcome an incredibly strong, diverse, and energized […]

Friday Fish Wrap 7.13.18

Five things worth knowing this week . . . Sing a Song. Now in its third year, the Songwriting Camp was once again a smashing success. Havilah Rand, visiting instructor from Bellingham, miraculously transformed the Blue Heron into a very hip and youthful songwriting and recording studio. Nine students, ranging in age from 7-12, wrote […]

Friday Fish Wrap 7.6.18

Five things worth knowing this week . . . Rrrrrrrrrrrojo! Victoria Clayton taught Art and Spanish camp this week to 13 kids ages 3-7. Paint, drawing, Spanish games and songs and a giant parachute were involved. Backing up a minute, Victoria is our Spanish language registrar . . . and so much more.  The simple […]

Friday Fish Wrap 6.29.18

Five things worth knowing this week: Clap Clap Clap for summer camp! I’m convinced the happiest place on Vashon might just be our Blue Heron education center.  Monday morning I followed the trail of happy energy over to watch Caroline Rockey lead a gaggle of 5 – 7 year olds through day one of  Masks […]

Friday Fish Wrap 6.22.18

Five things worth knowing this week Many Masks. A week or so ago, we put a call out to VAIS supporting artists to help raise money for this wonderful program  . . . by making masks we could sell at our September Art Auction and Gala (theme: Masquerade). Well, Patty Gregorich’s Drama class has taken the […]

VCA’s Response to Article in the Beachcomber

A recent article and Op-Ed in the Beachcomber questions choices made by VCA Board and Staff in mid to late 2014 related to building our building. In these past months I have had the opportunity to speak extensively with all the people involved (other than Ms. White but including her attorney) including Debra Twersky at […]