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eqpd: “First Thursday” Fix Your Gear Night

First Thursdays each month, 4-7pm, 2018

First Thursday every month from 4-7pm Do you have some outdoor items that need mending? Don’t buy new stuff–come down to sports manufacturer eqpd for this FREE monthly Fix Your Gear Night! eqpd founder Jonathan Baker and his team will fix your damaged sports gear–sleeping bags, jackets, tents and more–so bring ’em on down! DATE:… [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]

Cirque Zuma Zuma, an African-style Cirque du Soleil

Sat, Oct 20, 7pm, 2018

Cirque Zuma Zuma, often referred to as an African-style Cirque du Soleil, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, October 20 at the Winthrop Red Barn. Cirque Zuma Zuma combines the mysticism of Africa with the excitement of a theatrical cirque performance.  In 2011, Zuma Zuma was a finalist in America’s Got Talent. The show is filled… [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]

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]

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