about Artworks


A treasured Orcas Island destination for visitors and locals The Artworksalike, the Artworks offers one of the finest selections of local art and crafts in the San Juan Islands. We represent over forty Orcas Island artisans working in pottery, sculpture, jewelry, glass, wood, metal, paintings, prints, wearable art, fiber and more. Established in 1981, our gallery is one of the oldest artist cooperatives in the country.

It is owned and operated by the artists themselves, which gives visitors a unique opportunity to meet one or more of them on any given day.

The Artworks’s permanent location is one and a half miles East of Moran State Park in the hamlet of Olga, a short walk from the boat-accessible Olga public dock. It is housed in a 1930’s strawberry packing plant that is on the Washington Heritage Register of Historic Places.

Main St entryCurrently, however, due to last year’s fire, we are located in what used to be the old Orcas Island Library across from Emmanuel Episcopal Church on Main Street in Eastsound.    

This is our home until the Olga building is completely    renovated, sometime in the Spring of 2015.


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For more information on our Gallery, the fire, and our progress towards our move back to Olga go to our REBUILD & THRIVE page.

Here is a link to our contact information page.

You can find information about our artists and their work here on our web site. You can also shop safely here online.