Open Studios & Holiday Art Party – Dec 1 & 2

                    The holiday season kicks off with 2 events by our artistic neighbors over on Gate 5 Road. Tracey Kessler, and other featured artists, invite you to an Open Studio at Beyond the Wave Gate, while Gate Five Clay Studio is throwing a Holiday... Read more

“Reality Check” in Marinship Studios

Marinship Studios on Gate 5 Road is presenting a solo exhibition by textile artist Akari Uragami. Akari’s work is distinguished by her interests in patterns and cloth as a mode of examining the internal and external tensions of flesh. In 2017 she began producing a body of work while traveling... Read more

Jack Schwaner Passes Away

Long time Co-op resident Jack Schwaner, known as Jack the Welder, recently succumbed to a heart attack. As the Dinghy Dame wrote about Jack in the Floating Times back in 2013: “Jack was born in a tiny town in west Nebraska on the Wyoming border. He led a pretty sheltered... Read more

Art Show Opens October 21

Long-time East Pier resident Michele J. Harris is having an art exhibit at Marin Humane in Novato. The exhibit, “The Adventures of Rocket the Cow-Cat & Harley,” depicts a fantastical world inhabited by Rocket, Michele’s 21-year-old cat and Harley the lovable Chihuahua side-kick. From camping in the woods with Big... Read more

Check Presented to The Center for Excellence

Last month’s Artists@Issaquah Art Show and Sale was free, but visitors were asked to drop a few dollars in donation jars for Marin City school arts programs. This week, organizers were pleased to present a check for $500 to The Center for Excellence. Bayside-Martin Luther King Jr. Academy provides K-8... Read more

Sausalito Village Calls for Artists

All Sausalito Village members and volunteers are invited to submit an entry for the 2018 Art Exhibit at the Library, which will run from November 11, 2018 until January 6, 2019. Accepted media include painting, photography, sculpture, jewelry, fiber art, glass, ceramic and mixed media. This year the Exhibit will... Read more

Revived Artists@Issaquah Art Show and Sale a Big Success

On Saturday, September 8, somewhere between 375 and 400 visitors enjoyed the work of 17 artists in ten open homes during the Artists@Issaquah exhibition. The weather cooperated and people were wowed by our waterfront lifestyle and the creative artwork. After a five-year hiatus, organizers John Schlag and Jennifer Gennari rebooted... Read more

Houseboaters Go to Burning Man

The week before Labor Day saw a contingent of houseboaters attending Burning Man in the Nevada Black Rock Desert. Included were Laurie and Dusan Mills, Malia and Ted Rudolf, Jarl Forsman, Steve Sekhon, Rusty Hendley, Tony Williams, Ashley Brown and Ricardo Castro, and Ashley’s frequent houseguest, their son’s Pawpaw, Tim... Read more

Artist Communities

Did you know there is a working artist community right in our backyard? We all know of the ICB building but did you know Varda Landing is thriving as it did right after the war with many interesting and talented artists. Tracey Kessler, a painter along with the clay collective... Read more

Creativity Aboard the Vallejo

It may seem odd to travel to Sonoma for an exhibition about the heyday of the ferry Vallejo, but that’s where you can go to see the exhibition Ship of Dreams: Artists, Poets and Visionaries of the S.S. Vallejo from April 28 to June 10. A collaboration between the Sonoma Valley Museum of Arts... Read more