The Open Life Drawing group will meet in Anchorage on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at International Gallery of Contemporary Art in Anchorage. David Pettibone and Karl Koett will be in charge. The session goes from 6 – 9 PM, the fee is $5 for students, $15 for non-students. Bring your own materials, if you have a portable easel, you might want to bring that as well. Chairs are provided. If you have to arrive late, knock on the door and someone will eventually come to open it for you. Hope you can make it!
The Alaska Treaty of Cession sealed the deal for the purchase of Alaska. In this show, curated by artist Patricia Shelton at International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Alaskan artists reflect on its implications. Don’t miss this one! My etching, Basket Not For Sale is among the works on display. Opening October 6, 5 – 9 PM.
Anchorage Community Works will hold their annual fundraiser auction at 6PM on October 6th. Among works of art, hand printed stickers, t-shirts, and cards you will find 4 small pieces I have donated, including Hills in Mist (4 x 6 mixed media, detail at left). Check out the event, bid, and support this community art co-op and event space.
Girdwood Center for Visual Arts is celebrating 35 years as a thriving artist co-op with a birthday party and sale of work by current and past members. I have donated Russian Sugar Bowl (6 x 8, oil on linen panel, detail at left) to this fundraiser. See all the fine selections at the party: Saturday, October 7, 6:00 – 8:00 PM.
Tent City Press, the new printmaking co-op, opens officially on September 1, 2017, with a First Friday show and printing demonstrations. Several of my prints will be on display and available for purchase. I will also print one of my intaglio plates during the event. Come see the show and watch the process first hand. 8 – 11 PM, 349 Ship Creek Ave, Anchorage.