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October 23: Emerging Artist Residency Open Studio

October 23: Emerging Artist Residency Open Studio

Front yard “free” piles will become sculpture fodder and sea breezes will catalyze creative inspiration as six diverse artists move into Fort Worden this month and prepare for an open studio event set for Sunday, October 23, from noon to 4:30 p.m. in Building 205. “I’m guided by what I find,” Satpreet Kahlon, 27, of Seattle,


Emerging Artist Resident Update: Dave Kennedy

As we prepare to welcome our 2016 Emerging Artist Residents to Centrum, we plan on updating the community on some of our previous residents. Dave Kennedy was part of our 2014 cohort. He was recently featured in Art21, discussing a project influenced by his time at Centrum. He was interviewed by Mark Reamy for the


2016 Centrum Emerging Artist Residents Announced

Centrum is pleased to announce the selection of the 2016 cohort of Emerging Artist Residencies. The selected finalists are Nolan Calisch, Ka’ila Farrell-Smith, Satpreet Kahlon, Antonia Pinter, Zorn Taylor, and Storme Webber. Learn about the 2016 artists and jurors on Centrum’s Emerging Artist Residency page. Centrum’s Emerging Artist Residency is an initiative to support artists at the beginning of their career


Painting on the Edge of the Continent

Visual artist  Kari Feuer was recently at Centrum for an artist residency.  Upon her return, she compiled her experience into a book called “Artist in Residence.” The book follows her journey through the residency, and features her notes, sketches, paintings and photos, illustrating the process of painting in a place far from home and producing a new body of


Words Count: Reading + Visual Art February 19

The Words Count Poetry Group sprang out of the artist-rich Fernwood neighborhood, of Victoria BC, in 2013. They have met regularly to edit each other’s works, share ideas, and inspire poetic rigour. Group members have participated in local readings and been involved in Victoria’s poetry community. The group is currently working to formalize a poetry