March 9-10, 2019, 10-6
Volcano Blue, Artist Book, May Day Press
Design/Letterpress: Catherine Michaelis, Linoleum cut: Kim Newall, Poems: Ann Spiers.
DogEar: A Celebration of Artist’s Books, Printmaking & Paper Arts
Open Sesame! The Magic of Artist’s Books Revealed Free
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (BIMA)
Short Walk from Ferry Landing.
A festival of all things related to artist’s books, printmaking, and paper-arts, a joyous explosion celebrating the book arts. Upstairs the galleries showcase a world-class exhibition of Artist’s Books, a visually stunning survey of this unusual art form, while downstairs the museum is transformed with artisan tables, paper-arts vending, and interactive programs.
Lit Crawl, Reading for Vashon LitCon
Friday, April 12, 2019, 2-5 p.m.
Vashon LitCon is a four-day celebration of literary arts happening at Vashon Center for the Arts and other Vashon Island venues on April 11-14, 2019. This literary conference features workshops, lectures, Lit Crawl, panels, Children’s and Teen’s LitCon (Saturday), performances, visual art. Activities for all-ages are designed for writers and those who love to read.
Ann reads from her manuscript Back Cut, poems in two voices, Copalis Beach, clam digging post WWII.
Poetry + Photography/ Reading + Art Opening
Lexicon of Light
Friday, April 5, 2019, 6 p.m.
Vashon Center for the Arts
19600 Vashon Hwy SW, Vashon Island
The Lexicon of Light integrates the storytelling power of poetry and photography. Inspired by the poems, the photographs’ imagery interplays with the poems. Created by Vashon Islanders, both photos and poems are displayed side by side.