Posts Tagged ‘ ArtBeat ’

Throwing mud in Old Town

Sep 26th, 2011 | By

Blessings can sometimes be hidden by what appears to be a problem.  Such was the case for Eileen Hudak whose job as a web developer was outsourced.  The hidden blessing was that she now had an opportunity to dream, to create the kind of job or position that would be fulfilling in a new way. 
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One year old and going strong: B2 Fine Art Gallery/Studios

Aug 24th, 2011 | By
One year old and going strong: B2 Fine Art Gallery/Studios

On Aug. 13, the B2 Fine Art Gallery/Studio celebrated it’s first anniversary as one of Tacoma’s dynamic galleries  “The Weekly Volcano” (August 1, 2011) called the B2 (pronounced B squared) “the hottest new gallery in town.”  In its one-year time, this gallery has garnered positive attention. The B2’s direction is diverse, which might become the
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Local museums offer taste of Northwest art

Jul 28th, 2011 | By
Local museums offer taste of Northwest art

“Wow!” That, said Stephanie Stebich, is the number one word visitors use when they first enter the Dale Chihuly’s Northwest exhibit at the Tacoma Art Museum. Stebich, the museum’s director was there to talk about the man she considers America’s most recognized contemporary artist. That man, Dale Chihuly, is one of just a few Tacoma natives being shown this month at two of the areas largest museums. Works by glass artist, Dale Chihuly and photographer Virna Haffer fill two of the Tacoma Art Museum’s exhibition rooms. For a third Tacoma native, read Maggie Kelly’s article about Peter Serko on page 7. Serko’s work is being shown across the Chihuly Bridge of Glass at the Museum of Glass.



A conversation with photographer Peter Serko

Jul 28th, 2011 | By
A conversation with photographer Peter Serko

“I married the right woman.”  This affirmation was repeated a few times by Peter Serko as we sat in Tully’s, talking about his journey to becoming one of Tacoma’s most exciting photographers.  Because he married the right woman, Peter said, he could leave his family therapy practice to be a stay-at-home dad. Their first child
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