My Turn: Home runs: Celebrating Southeast Alaska's salmon forests

...our household. Our power troller is out of the water and my partner Eric just left the house with a cup of coffee and his painter's cap on. Like many towns around Southeast, Petersburg is abuzz with spring boat projects. From charter vessels and subsistence...
North Pole Grange the picture of success

...When the class was over, the watercolor painters wanted to continue meeting. "This was the place where we met," he said.Painter Vladimir Zhikhartsev attended one of the Watercolor Wednesdays, as they were called, to teach some new techniques. He suggested...
Rockwell: Jessalyn Ward

Rockwell welcomes local Juneau painter Jessalyn Ward's most recent adventures in acrylic. Her work will be shown in the recently renovated gallery space in Rockwell's...
Rie Munoz' Alaska: More true than real

...cartoonist and editor, a job she'd accepted on her first day in Juneau. She also began to gain a reputation as a mural painter and was actively working on smaller paintings based on her sketches.Following Felipe's death and Rie and Juan Sr.'s...
Empire Editorial: Rie Munoz: On our walls and in our hearts

...began to tremble and the detail of her work began to fade, Rie's wit still prevailed."At last I can become an abstract painter," Rie said. "I will keep my ears though, thank you very much."Rie said her two favorite pieces she had done are "The...
Artist profile: Abstract expressionist painter Corle LaForce hits her stride

Paint is undeniably a visual medium, but when local painter Corle LaForce approaches a canvas, she doesn't rely...Europe, she forged a friendship with abstract expressionist painter Renate Lohrmann, based in Vienna, who generously allowed...
Juneau Artists Gallery: Paintings by Devita Stipek Writer

Long time Juneau painter Devita Stipek Writer will be the featured artist for August at the Juneau Artists Gallery, located in the Senate Building at 175...
Coppa: "Visible Light," paintings by Jim Fowler

...of acrylic landscapes, at Coppa, 917 Glacier Ave. Fowler, an Alaskan since 1973, is primarily a plein-air landscape painter, whose travels around the state are reflected in his work. Fowler writes in an artist statement, "Landscape painting challenges...
Finding subtlety in a dramatic environment of extremes ? vast distances, tall mountains, intense weather, and dramatic contrasts in darkness and light. For painter Anne Wedler, however, the landscape of Southeast also presents some interesting subtleties ? the slow, often undetectable...
Ketchikan leaders talks pot regulation

...I think it's going to be better for us to regulate than prohibit," said assemblyman Glen Thompson.Assemblyman Mike Painter wanted to know what taxes on marijuana were possible.The borough could attempt to levy a higher sales tax on marijuana...


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