Galleries and Exhibitions
LAG Member, Bill Evans, Photo Exhibition at the Gathering Place
The Gathering Place at The Hamlet
The Gathering Place at The Hamlet
229 Village Road
Lopez Island, WA 98261
360.468.2620
info@loho.org

The Gathering Place is located at The Hamlet in Lopez Village. The community building houses the offices for the Hamlet and a large community room, kitchen and craft room. Lopez Artist Guild is currently showing Art Exhibits for it's members in this space. Hours available to view artwork: 10:00 - 12:00 Monday through Friday.

http://www.lopezhamlet.com
Oct. 6, 2017 - Nov. 30, 2017: Photo Exhibition by Bill Evans: "Bending Time"
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The current exhibition at The Gathering Place in Lopez Village is Titled: "Bending Time".

Photography is often referred to as capturing a moment on film. Bill Evans strives to push that boundary and lengthen the moments to impart a sense of motion and capture the emotion of a scene. This show is a collection of long exposure images that attempt to "bend time." The exhibition will run through November 30, 2017 and can be viewed daily from 10:00 - 12:00.

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Upcoming Events
Dec. 15, 2017
Lopez Artist Guild HOLIDAY PARTY
Grace Community Church
This is an invitation to join the Guild for a party on December 15, 2017 at Grace Episcopal Hall starting at 5:30pm until 7:30pm.

Please bring your favorite party treat to share and bring a bit of "cheer" to share as well if you wish.

We will have a VERY short meeting at the start to review the last meeting minutes and there will be a survey to fill out regarding the Studio Tour so we can continue to improve.

Please join us that evening to kick off the Holiday Season.
News
LAG Grant Recipient 2017: Congratulations, Brenna Jael!
Did you know that The Lopez Artist Guild (LAG) started as the "Home Economics Club" in 1924? LAG is a non-profit organization with a mission to support the visual arts and artists on Lopez Island. Each year we offer a "Grants and Scholarships" program to people pursuing visual arts education, specialized supplies and equipment.

The Shirley Wright Scholarship offers up to $1000 to a graduating High School Senior who is committed to pursuing visual art and has been accepted to an accredited instituion. This year there were no applicants.

The Financial Aid Grant is offered to Lopez artists or craftspeople to help pay for materials, equipment and/or training in a visual arts field.

For 2017, an award was made to Brenna Jael to purchase a specialized tool for bookbinding with leather. It is a device called a "Scharffix", and it is used to make leather edges very thin for book spines, corners and decorative leather work. Brenna is committed to the tradition and craft of making books and hopes to teach more classes in the Islands.

For more information about Grants and Scholarships, the history and mission of LAG, or to get involved, visit our website www.lopezartistguild.org