Richard Spink: Metal Artist

In the beautiful setting of towering trees, coastal lowlands, and cascading water, inspiration abounds for Dick Spink, an engineer-turned-artist, born and raised in Mt Vernon, Washington, just outside the historical town of La Conner. After graduating from Washington State University in 1985 with degrees in Industrial Engineering and Education, he founded the

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Michael Correll, Art Bells

Mike Correll and his bells, 2015For over 30 years, Mike Correll has worked to create unique and beautiful art bells, ideal for garden areas, patios, courtyards… anywhere needing that extra special touch.

These unique bells are crafted from recycled steel tanks by Pacific Northwest artist Michael W. Correll.  A variety of designs are featured on the face of the bell, including serene Japanese Kanji symbols.  Some bells incorporate a different design for both the front and back for 360 degree visibility and versatility. The designs are executed in stainless steel, while the bell body is finished with a very durable baked-on powder coat.

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Vintage Birds by Pam Taylor

Home Sweet Home~

Pam Kueny Taylor is a mixed media artist living on the beautiful Whidbey Island; just a hop, skip and a jump from our little town!  She has been creating works of art as long as she can remember.  As a child, she would spend endless hours painting rocks, beading, drawing, or building things out of everyday objects.

As an adult, her passions have been glass work, copper sculptures and wood working.  She found that the world of Alternative and Steampunk art drew her in more than any other, so she gave it a try. These bird creations are the result.  They incorporate many of the elements that she has always loved through her many years of creating.

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Waves by David Wight

David was born and raised on the water in Bellingham, Washington.  A trip to the waterfalls of the Caribbean would prove to be the inspiration fo his life’s work.

With a business degree from Washington State University, and no formal art education, David was certain of one goal: to bring the rejuvenating power of water into people’s lives.  Finding guidance and mentorship at the Pilchuck School of Glass, he Continue reading

Scott Chambers, Hand Blown Glass

A Seattle, Washington native, Scott was an artist for most of his life, and blew glass for 15+ years. He built his own studio in Seattle in 1996 and enjoyed spending his time working on new and innovative designs.

Scott studied glass blowing at Pratt Fine Arts Center and Avalon Glassworks in Seattle, as well as studing glass sculpture at the internationally respected Pilchuck Glass School. He also studied human form sculpture at the Seattle Academy of Fine Art.

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Karen Sistek, Master Silk Painter

Karen Sistek profile picKaren is as infatuated with silk painting today as she was the first time she touched her brush to silk over 25 years ago.  Through years of practice, she continues to perfect her own technique.  She specializes in flowers, mostly from an “insect’s point of view”, zooming in on a certain aspect of the flower and bringing it closer to the viewer.  Karen is able to focus full time on producing her art.  Family and friends are a great support, and she attributes much of her success to them.

An internationally respected teacher and artist, In July 2011 she received the prestigious designation of Continue reading