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Movie Lineup at Barnyard Cinema through May 3

Through May 3, 2018

CLICK ON MOVIE TIMES FOR ONLINE TICKET SALES SORT BY DATE A Wrinkle in Time PG For thematic elements and some peril After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him. Directed by Ava Duvernay. Tuesday 24, April 5:00 PM 7:30… [Read More]

Students develop craft and broaden knowledge through still life composition residency

Winter 2018

by Ashley Lodato, Education Director Using sketching and acrylic painting techniques fourth grade students at Methow Valley Elementary School created still life compositions through a Methow Arts Artist-in-Residence program. Teaching artist Deirdre Cassidy showed students a diversity of examples throughout art history and taught them about the nature of the content in still life compositions.… [Read More]

And That’s Who I Am! collage residency at Methow Valley Elementary

Winter 2018

by Ashley Lodato, Education Director In March, Methow Valley Elementary 5th grade students explored the “Who We Are” unit of the International Baccalaureate (IB) framework through a collage residency with Methow Arts teaching artist Annie Venable. The concept was originally developed by 5th grade teachers Jennifer Duguay and Catie Barber working with teaching artist Hana… [Read More]

Tori Karpenko at Traver Gallery: INSIDE THE LIMINAL

Mar 1, 5-8pm; Exhibit: Mar 1-Mar 31, 2018

During the month of March, Traver Gallery in Seattle is featuring eighteen new paintings by Tori Karpenko. This body of work picks up where the artist left off from his last show – ‘The Lookout’ – and takes the viewer deeper in to the North Cascades wilderness. With a slightly more lucid take on unique… [Read More]

Encaustic Artists Explain Encaustic Art

Spring 2018

Winthrop Gallery artists Teri Pieper and Tamera Abate work in encaustic art. What, you might ask, is “encaustic” art? Encaustic is a wax-based paint composed of beeswax, damar resin, and pigment which is kept molten on a heated palette, applied to a wood surface, and then reheated to fuse the paint to the panel. The… [Read More]

Sherry Malotte

Spring 2018

Methow Photo Arts Sherry Malotte is a photographer and artist who finds magic in working with animals, nature, abstract imagery and architecture. She often mixes media by adding pastels, pencil, wax or paint to her prints but there is always a photographic element. Sherry employs slow shutter speed and movement techniques to make bold, colorful,… [Read More]

Second Graders Build Methow Valley Critters

Winter 2018

by Ashley Lodato Education Director, Methow Arts Alliance When do you get to see the Methow Valley Elementary School art room filled with eagles, cougars, rattlesnakes, herons, and black widows? Second graders know the answer to this–when Trish Rouse visits the school, that’s when. Rouse, a Mazama-based artist and teaching artist, has been leading papier-mâché residencies for… [Read More]

Art Schools, Applications and Planning for Life after High School

Spring 2018

Mia has worked with Methow Arts for her Junior and Senior high school years as an Intern. She will graduate from Liberty Bell High School in Winthrop, WA this June. Here she shares about applying to Art Schools, sharing her journey with other students who may pursue Art after high school. —————————————————- It is a… [Read More]

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