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					                                                                                                       Winter 2006
New Art Exhibits at the Lynnwood Convention Center
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A new art exhibit at the Lynnwood Convention Center          Inge Norgaard
features artwork from eight nationally and internationally   Tapestries and Mixed Media
known artists with mediums ranging from wood carvings to     Trained in Denmark, Inge Norgaard has exhibited worldwide.
fiber art.                                                   Twice she exhibited at the National Museum for Women in
                                                             the Arts. She creates tapestry in handspun and plant-dyed
This is the second exhibit for the center, and will run      fiber.
through April, 2006. We invite you to visit and view the
artwork anytime during business hours.                       Sergey Tsygal (Courtesy of Fine Art Vision Gallery)
                                                             Etchings
Here is a preview of some of the artists:                    Sergey Tsygal has exhibited throughout Europe and Russia,
                                                             and his work is in the collections of the Pushkin State
Darwin Nordin                                                Museum of Fine Arts and Museum of Modern Art in Russia.
Pastels and Acrylics on Wood                                 His etchings show not only his technical mastery, but also his
Darwin Nordin has been artist-in-residence at many           sensitive observations of nature.
museums, arts commissions and schools and has
had dozens of exhibits across the US. On display are
selections from the Little Journeys and Concurrent
Wanderings series which consist of over 100 small
paintings / drawings.




                                                                                                  Etchings by Sergey Tsygal

                                                             James Madison
                                                             Cedar and Aluminum Sculpture
                                                             From a creative and artistic family of the Tulalip Tribe, James
                                                             Madison works in several different medium, combining the
                                                             vocabularies of Northwest Native Art and the European
                                                             tradition. He is a member of Snohomish County Arts
                                                             Commission and the board of directors of the Arts Council
                                                             of Snohomish County. Also on exhibit is an oil painting from
                Darwin Nordin, “Calendula” 18”x18”
                                                             James’ father, Richard Madison.
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           ARTIST OppORTuNITIES                                                       NEw pROGRAMS
Multi Cultural Family Fair                                        				
Call For Student Artists

The 5th Annual Multicultural Family Fair will be held at the
Lynnwood Convention Center April 22, 2006. The Lynnwood
Arts Commission is inviting public and private schools in
ESD #15 boundaries to submit one student artwork for an art
exhibit at the fair.

The theme of this years student exhibit is “Making Friends”.
We encourage schools to submit work that celebrates
friendship.

The artwork will be part of the Multicultural Family Fair, and
exhibited for one day. The deadline for submission is March
26, 2006. We expect around 5,000 visitors.
                                                                         Students will learn art activities like creative dance at
The Fair is sponsored each year by the Family Support                    the After School Fun Center at Spruce Elementary
Center of South Snohomish County. The Fair celebrates             After School Art program at Spruce
diversity through free activities like music, stories, customs,   Elementary
dances, arts & crafts and foods.
                                                                  The Lynnwood Arts Commission is excited to announce
                                                                  that starting January 24, we will begin running a new
                                                                  art program in partnership with the City of Lynnwood’s
                                                                  After School Fun Center Program at Spruce Elementary.
                                                                  We will bring artists into the Fun Center to teach the
                                                                  elementary school students a variety of cultural arts.

                                                                  For kids attending the program, this will be a great
                                                                  opportunity to learn a variety of arts activities. Dancing,
                                                                  music, drama and painting are just a few of the activities
                                                                  planned.

                                                                  The first After School Art Program will run on Tuesdays,
                                                                  starting January 24th and will feature Dance with Daniel
                                                                  Wilkins, who is the Associate Artistic Director of Olympic
Last year we had artwork from many students throughout the        Ballet Theatre in Edmonds and founder of the dance
Edmonds School District                                           company danielandsomesuperfriends.

                                                                  The Fun Center at Spruce Elementary runs after school
                                                                  till 6:00 pm and is open to any student in the Edmonds
  To receive an application or to request an application          School District. Sign up through the Lynnwood Parks,
  be sent to a certain school or teacher please contact           Recreation and Cultural Arts Department.
  Marianne Johnson at:
   (425) 744-6459
                                                                                  we need your donations!
  or email: mjohnson@ci.lynnwood.wa.us                                   Our arts programs rely on the generous support from many
                                                                         businesses and individuals. If you also wish to help, please
                                                                         send your donations to the Lynnwood Arts Commission.
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                      NEw ExhIbITS                                             INSTRuCTOR SpOTLIGhT
2006 Lynnwood Library Gallery Artists                                     bonnie Aubuchon

This year the Lynnwood Arts Commission juried artworks from
28 local artists and selected twelve to exhibit their work at the
Lynnwood Library Gallery.

This year’s exhibits will see a large variety of 2-D and 3-D works
with mediums ranging from Art Quilts to Fused Glass. We are
very proud to announce this year’s exhibiting artists:

Ellen Miffitt, Joan Bowers, Ron Hammond, Evelyn Sheffer,
Students of Janet Fagan-Smith, Louise Harris, Susie Wind,
Charlette Haugen, Jo Braun, Corrina Miller and Gary & Alina
Gridley.
                                                                                                  Jewelry by Bonnie Aubuchon

                                                                          Since 1990, Bonnie Aubuchon has been an art
                                                                          instructor at the Lynnwood Recreation Center. She
                                                                          shares with her students her passion for teaching
                                                                          and her love for metalworking.

                                                                          A Little About Bonnie:
                                                                          Bonnie’s journey to becoming an artist and
                                                                          teacher began with a BFA in metal design from the
                                                                          University of Washington. She originally planned
                                                                          to teach after graduating but a slump in the field
                                                                          led to a career in jewelry making. After moving
  Photographs by (L) Ron Hammond & (R) Joan Bowers will be on
                                                                          around the country with her husband and her
  exhibit at the Library Gallery from February 10 - March 23.
                                                                          craft, they moved back to Seattle. She worked
                                                                          for the Edmonds School District as an assistant
                                                                          and art instructor for 15 years. Her metalworking
                                                                          continued and she also discovered a love for
Martin Luther King III to speak at Lynnwood
                                                                          pastels. She currently lives in Lynnwood with her
Convention Center
                                                                          husband, two dogs and the youngest of three
On Monday January 23rd, community members will have the                   sons.
opportunity to hear Martin Luther King III, the second oldest
child of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, speak at          Bonnie’s jewelry, metal designs and 2-D works can
the Lynnwood Convention Center. The talk entitled “My Father’s            be seen at Gallery North in Edmonds where she
Dream, My Mission,” begins at 7 p.m.                                      has been a member for 15 years.


The Lynnwood Arts Commission is proud to sponsor the opening              New classes being offered by Bonnie Aubuchon at
performance of the Black National Anthem – Lift Every Voice and           the Lynnwood Recreation Center:
Sing by singer Felicia Loud.                                              Copper Whirligigs
                                                                          *Starts Feb 8
King’s talk is part of Central Washington University’s Presidential       Drawing Cityscapes (Ages 8-12)
Lecture Series and Edmonds Community College’s evening                    *Starts Feb 6
speaker series. Tickets are $10 for the event.                            Paper Decorating (Ages 8-12)
Call (425) 640-1672 for information.                                      *Starts Feb 6
                                                                          Call (425) 771-4030 to sign up
p O box 5008
Lynnwood, wA 98046
RETuRN SERVICE REQuESTED

Commissioners:
Pat Condon
Joanie Jansen
Patricia Lee
C.C. Leonard
Kay Wood
                                Our next meeting is:
Teen Representatives:           February 14, 2006 @7pm
Emma McGraw                     City Council Chambers
Lauren Myers

City Council Laison:           For more information please
Ruth Ross                      contact Marianne Johnson at
                               (425) 744-6459
Staff:                         mjohnson@ci.lynnwood.wa.us
Frederic Wong
Marianne Johnson               http://www.ci.lynnwood.wa.us/Content/CityHall.aspx?id=53


                                 upCOMING pERFORMANCE




     Fantastic Fridays
                        presents
   Breaking Point Dance Company
               Friday, January 20, 2006
                        7:30pm
  Free with
  Suggested Donation:
  Adults $3
  Children $2

  Edmonds Community College
  Triton Union Building (2nd floor)
  20200 68th Ave W, Lynnwood

				
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