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Creative Residency Spotlight: Linda Kokanovich

Creative Residency Spotlight: Linda Kokanovich

Artists who spend time at Centrum are immersed in the historic setting of a former military base/turned state park and arts center. Situated amongst 440 acres, with trails through woods and along the sea shore, there are discoveries to be made each day. The walls of the Batteries at Fort Worden have been an inspiration

dancing with thoreau

Chris Korrow Completes ‘Dancing with Thoreau’ Documentary

Former Centrum artist-in-residence, Chris Korrow, has completed his new documentary, Dancing with Thoreau, is a feature film that inspires a connection with nature. Journey with the filmmaker as he explores the benefits of a connection with nature, and how and why we, as a Western society, can and should reconnect with our environment. The film


January 23, 2015: Dave Kennedy Open Studio

As part of Centrum’s inaugural group of Emerging Artist Residents, Dave Kennedy will host an Open Studio to present new works of art at Fort Worden in Port Townsend. The Open Studio occurs from 5:30-8 p.m. on Friday, January 23 at Building #205, Fort Worden Way on the Fort Worden Campus in Port Townsend, WA.


Artist Residencies
A Call for Artists & Writers

Calling all artists, all mediums!  Centrum has 434 acres of parkland replete with studio spaces, 3-bedroom residences, theaters, printing studios, writing studios, meeting spaces and more!  Week-long artist residencies are available, year-round.  Please visit our Residencies page for complete information!


Residency Note: The Seattle Painting Group

Alexis Kane is part of a group of painters who have come to Centrum for several years, sharing studio space and housing. Pictured are a series of her images created while in residence, beginning with her “Self Portrait in my Centrum studio space” (13″ X 31″). The Centrum residency program houses individual artists of all


Hannah Cwiek: Centrum Emerging Artist

Hannah Cwiek is one of the inaugral artists selected as part of Centrum’s new Emerging Artist Residency Program. Along with the other awardees, Cwiek is in-residence at Fort Worden in October 2014, exploring a search for identity and place-whether challenging gender status, understanding issues of personal identity specific to culture or religious values, or challenging traditional power structures.