William Sperling

...became an illustrator for Headquarters USURAL. After service, he remained in Anchorage and established his business as a sign painter. Bill moved to New York in 1964 where he became involved with the Alaska Pavilion at the New York World's Fair. There he...
My Turn: Munoz-Gruening Artist-in-Residence Program shines light on local artists

...the artist.The first 2015 artist-in-residence was Juneau artist Constance Baltuck. She has been followed by Anchorage painter Kurt Jacobsen, who held a public demonstration and workshop on a Friday afternoon in early July as part of his residency...
The world's, and Alaska's, watercolor we protect.... It's been really fun," she said.Painters Tim Ortiz and Andreana Donahue, guest instructors with the...The arboretum is a popular spot for Juneau's Plein Rein Painters and some University of Alaska Southeast classes and artists...
Prayers at Ketchikan Assembly meetings continue America," White said. "We shouldn't be 'allowed' to pray; it should be something we do."Assembly member Mike Painter opposed an official prayer in 2014, but said he supports prayers being offered during public comment."For the most part...
More on Kake's totem

...Other carvers were: Cliff Thomas, Gaanaxteidi, grandson of Mildred Sparks, and Tommie Jimmie Sr.Apprentice carvers and painters were:? David Svenson, adopted as a member of the Shangukeidi (who carries the name of Charles Jimmie, Sr.'s father...
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

...Franklin Crafts, according to Poirrier.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...
Around Town for Friday, July 3

...Traveler Trio, 8 p.m.-11 p.m., Rockwell restaurant. Doug Bridges is on tenor sax, Jim Noel on piano and Alexei Painter on bass.Third Annual Saxophone Showcase, 8-9:30 p.m., Northern Lights Church. An evening of classical saxophone...
KTOO: Zimbabwe Artists Project

The Zimbabwe Artists Project, featuring the works of over two dozen fabric artists and board painters from Weya, a rural area near Harare, Zimbabwe's capital, once again returns to Juneau for Gallery Walk at the KTOO building...
Photo: Plein Rein Painters

...Crooks and Mary-Claire Harris work at their easels behind her last Saturday on the weekly Plein Rein outing. The Plein Rein Painters derived their name from the term "en plein aire," which means to paint outside, on location, rather than in a studio...


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