Connie Conroy: TRANSPARENT JAPANESE TEA HOUSE – a full-sized transparent Japanese Tea House created by suspending photographic transparencies with images of a traditional tea house plus transparencies representing tea utensils as placed in a tea ceremony.
Friday, August 3 5:00pm-9:00pm Wren McMurdo: DARK DAYS TAROT
Wren will have a pop-up show for her originally designed tarot cards inspired by the dark days of the lunar cycle for the Friday night gallery opening only. Be sure not to miss out on meeting Wren and talking to her about tarot.
Vashon Makerspace, curated by Neil Wiesblott, including: Linda Stemer, Norman Edson, Victoria Hunter, James Chesney, Izak Anderson, Lyle Harris and Neil Wiesblott. Vashon Makerspace is a place where islanders can create, learn and share their art, will be represented with a large multi-discipline installation including an 8-foot wood chair, a 1200-pound cement chair, alternative photographic processes, handmade sculptural jewelry, and lathe-turned wooden vases and bowls
Saturday, August 4 12noon – 3:00pm MAKERSPACE DEMONSTRATIONS
Makerspace is place where islanders can create, learn and share their art. Members will have multiple demonstrations:
Alternative Photography demonstration and participatory activity
Artists: Linda Stemer & Victoria Hunter
Description: Explore the history of photography. Make your own cyanotype print with Linda Stemer and discover 19th century portrait photography with Victoria Hunter. Fun and educational for all ages.
Laser Cutter & Etcher Demonstration
Artist: Jared Kofron
Description: Demo on the potential and use of these great tools from GlowForge They can cut, engrave, and shape designs from a variety of materials.
Vashon Forest Stewards Pop-up Show
Artists: Sean Nelsen & Dominic Jovanovich
Description: Forest Stewards will be showing a selection of their wood art including a 7′ madrone table, a big leaf maple bench, madrone bench, and a selection of walnut cutting boards. All wood is local, was milled and crafted locally by forest stewards craftsmen. Vashon Forest Stewards are involved in local wood production from tree to table. Fsc Certified wood also available.