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“Resident Bird” Celebrates 20 Years of Fort Worden Art Migrations

“Resident Bird” Celebrates 20 Years of Fort Worden Art Migrations

Artist John Hillmer has made Centrum one of his northern nests on his annual migration from Mexico for nearly two decades. An exhibit of his paintings, prints and graphic experiments titled, “Resident Bird,” will be upstairs in Building 205 South at Fort Worden the second Friday and Saturday in September. Hillmer divides most of his


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


Emerging Artists’ Open Studio Tour is Nov. 7

Centrum’s Emerging Artists Residency hosts an open studio tour from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 7, at Building 205 at Fort Worden State Park. The public is invited to meet the six resident artists and to view works in progress. This year’s cohort includes Alex Boeschenstein from Seattle, Wash.; Thomas Gamble, Katy Knowlton,