Art Briefs

Posted: Thursday, September 14, 2006

Watercolor workshop set to paint

The Kachemak Bay Watercolor Society presents a workshop with Don Kolstad from Friday through Sunday at Heritage RV Park on the Homer Spit. The cost is $190 and class size is limited to 20 people. The workshop is for teens and adults of all skill levels. For more information or to register, contact Elizabeth Petersen at or (907) 299-2218.

Teen writers sought

The Clarion is seeking students from the Nikiski, Kenai, Skyview and Soldotna high schools interested in writing for its Verbatim column. The column is designed to let teens voice their opinions on topics of interest to them — school, family life, dating, politics, etc. Verbatim will be printed in the Wednesday’s Schools section.

Students in grades nine through 12 are eligible to submit a writing sample. Column length is 500 words minimum, 700 maximum.

Send a writing sample to For more information, call 335-1241 or e-mail

Pratt looking for Ritzy art

Artwork donations are requested for the Pratt Museum’s Ritz 2006 Art and Adventure Auction, which will take place Nov. 4. Art will be previewed in the special exhibits gallery of the museum from Oct. 6 through Nov. 3. The deadline to donate is 4 p.m. Sept. 22. Only one work per artist will be accepted. For more information, call Jody Rose at 299-3345.

Artist needed for installation

The Alaska State Council on the Arts announces a call for art for the Fairbanks Pioneer Home. The deadline is Sept. 29 and the art budget is $2,815. For more information, visit the ASCA Web site:

Homer seeks fiber art

The Fireweed Gallery in Homer is seeking submissions for its Alaska Bead and Fiber Arts annual exhibit in October. To apply online, visit Applications also may be obtained by visiting the gallery or calling (907) 235-3411.

Elmendorf bazaar seeks Alaska art

The Elmendorf Officers’ Spouses’ organization bazaar committee is accepting applications from craft vendors for its bazaar scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 14.

The event will feature “unique to Alaska” merchandise. Booth fees are $100, and 100 percent of the proceeds will be used for the organization’s charitable donations. For more information, call Sandra at (907) 694-1106 or visit

State seeks art pros

The Artists in Schools Program is looking for professional teaching artists in visual, literary, traditional Native and performing art forms.

For more information or to request an application, call (907) 269-6682 or e-mail ais_aksca Application forms also are available online at Applications are due by Nov. 1.

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