Posted October 19th, 2020 We are sad to announce that Julie is leaving NWAC to pursue her own art business.  We will greatly miss her creativity and pizzaz that she brought to Studio on Main.  We are hoping to reopen this fundraising arm of our art center when COVID-19 has released its grip. In Julie’s…

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TO GO KIT INFORMATION – Please Read Our Online Store is closed. We are sad to announce that Studio on Main and our online store is closed indefinitely to new orders and new events. Keeping things running during COVID-19 restrictions and a very small staff has proved too much for our tiny non-profit. We will…

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Our teachers are getting condolences that NWAC is closed and this is not true! Studio on Main, our PYOP fundraising venture, yes, is currently closed with an uncertain future. This is sadly true. Our main school, Northwest Art Center, is still open and still a nonprofit and still alive. It IS in a very low power…

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We are sad to announce today that Studio on Main and our online store is closed indefinitely to new orders and new events. Keeping things running during COVID-19 restrictions and a very small staff (just Julie!) has proved too much for our tiny no-profit. We will absolutely make time to fire any outstanding pottery and…

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Thank you all for contributing to our various fundraisers over the last two months! Your generous donations have touched our hearts and we are excited to be one step further towards saving the Northwest Art Center!  We are continuing to work towards keeping our space and rehiring our teachers.  We are working on various online…

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We hope that you are holding up well in your homes during this quarantine time. We here at the Art Center have managed to get through the last two months doing online learning, doing our best to offer creativity and connection during this stressful season. Our teachers have been absolutely stellar in every way and…

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We realized it had been too long since we have done an update for our website.   We just posted to our Facebook page, and that’s the easiest and quickest place for us to keep everyone up to date ( https://www.facebook.com/NorthwestArtCenter/photos/a.179541532067712/3214493781905790/ ): We want to thank everyone who has supported us for the last month! We…

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Based on NEW closures and restrictions from Governor Jay Inslee today, we have decided to close ALL onsite and offsite adult events and classes. We truly feel that our staff, our students and our community’s health comes before anything else. The Northwest Art Center will be temporarily closed as of Monday, March 16, 2020 for…

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Based on today’s directive from Governor Jay Inslee to close all public and private K-12 schools in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties, and in an effort to control the spread of Coronavirus, NWAC has decided to follow suit and close down our facilities. The Northwest Art Center will be temporarily closed as of Monday March…

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We are tracking COVID-19 information closely and paying attention to what the Washington State Governor and King County Executive Dow Constantine, who are working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, are recommending. They are stating (find the full report here) that in addition to Events with more than 250 people are prohibited…

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Susan is the co-founder and former Executive Director of the Northwest Art Center. She is currently taking a break from teaching monthly classes and is gearing up to pour her passion into leading another year of Artist’s Way. Stay tuned to our website for more information! In her own words: One of life’s certainties is…

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Melanie began working with clay in 1994 and continues to be fascinated and inspired by its infinite possibilites.  Initially, she mostly worked on the pottery wheel but when she began teaching in 2003, she explored the many methods of handbuilding and sculpting as well.  Working with clay is such a tactile medium and Melanie loves…

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Terri, along with her husband, sons, and cats, has lived in Duvall for 6 years and loved every moment of it.  She most enjoys the community of artists that have become her friends and advocates and for whom she is endlessly grateful. Terri began with formal studio training at the age of 10, moving from…

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Laura has over 25 years of professional experience in illustration, graphic design, and computer graphics. She received a master of arts in Computer Graphics and a bachelor of arts in Design Graphics from the New York Institute of Technology. She is the owner of Lake Joy Design and loves designing logos and print media for…

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