PORT LUDLOW — The Port Ludlow Artwork League’s artist of the month is Diane Walker and its jeweler of the thirty day period is Mara Mauch.

The two artists are showcased all over August with displays at Seem Group Bank at the corner of Oak Bay Highway and Osprey Ridge Drive in Port Ludlow and at the Port Ludlow Art League Gallery upcoming door, which is open from midday to 4 p.m. Thursday and Fridays and on the web at www.portludlowart.org.

Just before she began building abstract paintings, Walker was a expert photographer whose award-winning do the job has been featured in books, magazines and galleries throughout the nation. Now her images is integral to her ongoing contemplative follow, organizers claimed.

She began publishing her pictures and poems in 2007 and continues to put up every day on Facebook and at Contemplative Photography.com.

Finest recognised for her boat photos, she now focuses on nearby flora and fauna and waterfront scenes but also incorporates illustrations or photos from India and Nepal. Her pics are complemented by transient messages summarizing her contemplative response to the impression.

A necklace by Mara March is on display screen this month.

Mauch has been working with glass for much more than 30 yrs. She claimed she finds her work with fused glass exhilarating because it combines the scientific attributes of glass with her creative creativity, in accordance to a press release.

Employing a kiln, Mauch fuses several levels of glass with or without the need of dichroic (metallic coatings) or gold or silver inclusions to generate cabochons that are made use of in necklaces, bracelets and earrings.

After adding far more levels of glass and incorporating important metals or other components, she shapes the pieces by hand and then re-fires them.

In addition to the Port Ludlow show, she will have her operate at the Bainbridge Island Studio Tour on Aug. 13-15. For much more information, see www.bistudiotour.com.

To buy both of the artist’s function, e-mail [email protected] to make a income appointment or quit by the gallery.

“Heron” by Georganne Muse is part of the Port Ludlow Art League’s group show.

“Heron” by Georganne Muse is part of the Port Ludlow Artwork League’s team exhibit.

Immediately after a long hiatus, the Port Ludlow Bay Club will at the time again host group artwork exhibits sponsored by the Port Ludlow Artwork League. The theme for this team artwork exhibit will be Feathered Pals.

Art league associates designed art making use of birds as symbols of independence, hope and peace as nicely as flight, music, caring for youthful, looking and as pets.

The artwork show is obtainable for viewing in individual at the Bay Club, 120 Spinnaker Area, during August and September.

For far more info on art exhibits at the Bay Club, contact Alan Ahtow at [email protected]


The Port Ludlow Artwork League presents scholarships for graduating Jefferson County higher college seniors and continuing or returning college students for study in neighborhood schools, universities, vocational and complex training institutes.

League members consider students fascinated in art and other inventive regions of examine. To elevate scholarship resources, League customers produced 6-inch-by-6-inch plaques of primary artwork for sale to the public, raffled two original abstract artwork paintings and held an art supply sale.

This year’s award went to Nessa Seebergoss, who graduated from Port Townsend High School and plans to attend DigiPen Institute of Technologies.

In addition, Kent and Wendy Chesney available a next scholarship for a graduating senior who programs to go after a degree in art or art education in honor of their daughter, Kristen Elizabeth Chesney.

The Chesneys questioned the Port Ludlow Art League to recognize and advise a person of the scholarship candidates to get this award.

The Kristen Elizabeth Chesney Scholarship was awarded to Audrey Drake, who graduated from Port Townsend Substantial School and programs to analyze visible arts at the University of Washington.

For much more information and facts, see www.port ludlowart.org.