ARTWORKS ARTISANS FROM A to Z: № 19

An Introduction of our members to our island community. Please “like” us and “share” with all your Facebook friends.

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Dale Heisinger

Dale Heisinger is a retired Pediatrician who has been woodworking for 35 years. He has studied design and furniture making at James Krenov’s College of the Redwoods, and at Gary Rogowski’s Northwest Woodworking Studio in Portland, Oregon.
His woodworking studio, acknowledged by Wood Magazine June 2007 as one of America’s Best Ever Woodworking Shops, is located near Olga, Washington. His works are of his own design, usually one of a kind, and often using local woods.

http://orcasartworks.com/artists/dale-heisinger/

ARTWORKS ARTISANS FROM A to Z: № 18

An Introduction of our members to our island community. Please “like” us and “share” with all your Facebook friends.   Dave Haslett We are lucky to have Dave Haslett as one of our Co-op artists. While his medium, stone sculpture, has roots in the native cultures of the Pacific Northwest, it is a relatively rare…

Orcas Studio Tour Coming Soon

  Dear Friends, Did you know many of our members are participating in the ORCAS STUDIO TOUR this year? Take this opportunity to visit their private work setting, watch demonstrations, and purchase art! Preview artists’ work at the Orcas Center August 1st to August 29th. You and all your friends are invited to the show…

ARTWORKS ARTISANS FROM A to Z: № 16

An Introduction of our members to our island community. Please “like” us and “share” with all your Facebook friends. SHAWNA FRANKLIN Shawna’s meticulous block printing is done one piece at a time, by hand-burnishing rather than mechanical pressing. Her fondness for handmade prints and the process of designing them began as a little girl, cutting…

ARTWORKS ARTISANS FROM A to Z

An Introduction of our members to our island community. Please “like” us and “share” with all your Facebook friends. Peter Fisher Peter, a full-time Orcasite since 1982, is well known around the island not just for his love of community projects such as protecting Madrona point, creating the San Juan County Land Bank, and establishing…

ARTWORKS ARTISANS FROM A to Z: № 14

  An Introduction of our members to our island community. Please “like” us and “share” with all your Facebook friends. LORI FAST Lori’s passion for spontaneity in movement flourishes in both her subjects and medium. The malleability of the human form emerges through her lightly dancing charcoal arabesques and suggestive clouds of ocher or sienna…

ARTWORKS ARTISANS FROM A to Z: № 13

An Introduction of our members to our island community. Please “like” us and “share” with all your Facebook friends. MARY JANE ELGIN Mary Jane is a ceramic artist whose work reflects her time spent studying art in Japan and a love for Craftsman and Art Nouveau styles. Her pieces frequently are pierced or cut in…

ARTWORKS ARTISANS FROM A to Z: № 12

An Introduction of our members to our island community. Please “like” us and “share” with all your Facebook friends. INA DROSU Ina works in verre églomisé, the ancient art of painting and gilding on the backside of glass. The process is the exact opposite of traditional painting in that the highlights are applied first, then…

ARTWORKS ARTISANS FROM A to Z: № 11

    An Introduction of our members to our island community. Please “like” us and “share” with all your Facebook friends. David Densmore Just start, that’s the hardest part, then stick with it, and finally know when it’s time to stop. For David that’s the recipe for creating art. There is undoubtedly a large measure…

ARTWORKS ARTISANS FROM A to Z: № 10

An Introduction of our members to our island community. Please “like” us and “share” with all your Facebook friends. Carl Buttke Carl is a watercolor artist whose current work, called “Reflections” plays with the interaction of forest upon our sparkling island waters. He paints on a surface called Watercolor on Panel which allows the painting…