The Greater Sitka Arts Council and Sitka Folk will host its annual Fall Art Walk from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25, at several businesses in downtown Sitka.
The free art walk will give people a chance to see new art work, visit with your neighbors, and maybe get an early gift idea for the holidays.
Here are highlights from some of the participating businesses:
- THE LARKSPUR CAFÉ, 2 LINCOLN ST. — Artists TBA
- WILLIAM STORTZ GALLERY AT CITY HALL, 100 LINCOLN ST. — Tlingít language revitalization photo exhibit by Pundit Productions
- FOR ME & MY HOUSE / KNITTING WITH CLASS, 102 LINCOLN ST. — Ellen has all things unique for your home. Laura provides beautiful natural fibers and knitted garments.
- ISLAND ARTISTS GALLERY, 205 B. LINCOLN ST. — Artists TBA
- OLD HARBOR BOOKS, 201 LINCOLN ST. — Original oil paintings depicting scenes of Sitka by James Poulson
- ABBY’S REFLECTION APPAREL & QUILTWORKS, 231 LINCOLN ST. — DJ and Morgan Robidou of Sea Dreams Designs
- FISHERMEN’S EYE GALLERY, 239 LINCOLN ST. — Charcoal drawings by Heather Bauscher, wood-turned bowls by Zach LaPerriere, music by Debby LeVeck & friends
- ARTIST COVE GALLERY, 241 LINCOLN ST. — Copper jewelry by Tlingít artist Jennifer Olney-Miller, art and music by Mark Sixbey, sculpted wire jewelry by Linda Wilson
- SITKA ROSE GALLERY, 419 LINCOLN ST. — Artists TBA
- THE LOFT, 408 OJA WAY, SUITE A — An exhibition of new works on paper by Sarah Lawrie
After the Fall Art Walk, join us forAn Evening With The Artists, from 8-10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25, at The Loft (408 Oja Way, Suite A, upstairs). This event features an exhibition of new works on paper by Sarah Lawrie and original songs from Denise DenHerder and Ted Howard. The admission fee for this event is $10 and tickets are available at Old Harbor Books or at the door. Only 45 tickets will be sold
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
No foolin’, the Greater Sitka Arts Council will host its annual Spring Art Walk from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, April 1.
This event will feature art presentations at a variety of local art galleries, businesses, and public buildings. Walkers can pick up a passport from any of the participating galleries, with the opportunity to win a $100 gift card from a drawing of all the completed passports. Just get your passport stamped at each gallery, and when your passport is full drop it off at the Island Artists Gallery to be entered in the drawing.
This year’s event didn’t list which artists are at each gallery, but here’s a list of the participating galleries and businesses:
- Island Institute, 304 Baranof Street
- Raindance Gallery, 205 Monastery Street
- Sitka Rose Gallery, 419 Lincoln Street
- Artist Cove Gallery, 241 Lincoln Street
- Fisherman’s Eye Gallery, 239 Lincoln Street
- Abby’s Reflection Apparel and Quiltworks, 231 Lincoln Street
- Sitka Lutheran Church, 224 Lincoln Street
- Homeport Eatery, 209 Lincoln Street
- Island Artists Gallery, 205B Lincoln Street
- Old Harbor Books, 201 Lincoln Street
- For Me & My House / Knitting With Class, 102 Lincoln Street
- William Stortz Gallery at City Hall, 100 Lincoln Street (second floor)
- Larkspur Café, 2 Lincoln Street
- Devilfish Gallery, 1 Lincoln Street
- Sheet’ká Kwáan Naa Kahídi (Sitka Herring Festival), 200 Katlian Street
- University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus, 1332 Seward Avenue
For more information, contact Sarah Lawrie of the Greater Sitka Arts Council at 747-2787 or email@example.com.
The Greater Sitka Arts Council has announced the participating businesses and artists in its Arti-Gras Gallery Walk from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, March 13, in downtown Sitka.
The gallery walk is part of the eighth annual Arti-Gras Arts and Music Festival, which takes place every March. The gallery walk is an opportunity for Sitkans to view new work from local artists, both emerging and established.
The participating businesses/galleries are:
- Rios Wine and Tapas Bar, 256 Katlian St. (upstairs above Ludvig’s Bistro), art by Lisa Teas and Cara Jane Murray
- Fishermen’s Eye Gallery, 239 Lincoln St., art by Sam Sheakley and Dan Bennion
- Homeport Eatery, 209 Lincoln St., collaborative exhibition with the Sitka Health Summit on the theme “Personal and Community Wellness”
- Baranof Realty, 315 Seward St., photos by Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) photographers and art by Sarah Williams
- Sitka Sound Science Center, 834 Lincoln St., Suite 200, multiple artists and Sitka High School students
- Sitka Rose Gallery, 419 Lincoln St., spring art collection
- Old Harbor Books, 201 Lincoln St., art TBA
- Island Artists Gallery, 205-B Lincoln St., art TBA
- Raindance Gallery, 205 Monastery St., art TBA
- Robertson’s Gallery and Custom Framing, 128 Lincoln St., art TBA
- Artists Cove Gallery, 241 Lincoln St., art TBA
For more information, contact Sarah Lawrie of the Greater Sitka Arts Council at 747-2787 or 738-5234, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sitka businesses, are you hosting an event for Art Walk 2015 on March 13 during the Arti-Gras celebration? The Greater Sitka Arts Council wants to hear from you so your event can be promoted with other Art Walk events.
The Art Walk takes place from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, March 13, at various businesses in downtown Sitka. For a $60 fee, the Greater Sitka Arts Council will provide promotional support with other Art Walk 2015 events. Your Art Walk event also will be featured in promotions for the eighth annual Arti-Gras Music and Arts Festival from March 2-14.
For more information, contact Sarah Lawrie by Sunday, Feb. 1, with the name of your business and featured artists. Sarah can be reached by phone at 738-5234 or by email at email@example.com.