Artistic Energy: Laura Hudson

Laura Hudson draws from her dreamy Whidbey Island childhood and current family life to create modern animal paintings. See how she plays with color, pattern and texture to form her whimsical pieces.

Lewis John Carlino: Playwright, Screenwriter, Director

Writing is an art, a skill. Most importantly, it is a passion. Lewis Carlino talks about his experiences over five decades in film and theater. From the New York stage to the Hollywood silver screen, Lewis shares stories from his home on Whidbey Island.

Artistic Energy: Peggy Moe

Whidbey Island artist profile Peggy Moe

Local artist Peggy Moe shares the story behind her whimsical paper flowers and how to create a bouquet at home that will brighten any space. The possibilities are endless and it’s easy to do!

Judith Adams: The Poetic Apothecary

Judith Adams Poetic Apothecary artist profile

Beloved, local poet Judith Adams explores poetry’s restorative powers by reciting poems that help us understand grief, loss, beauty, sadness, and more.

Artistic Energy: Pat McVay

Whidbey Island artist profile Pat McVay

Pat McVay shares the stories behind some of Whidbey Island and the Pacific Northwest’s most recognizable sculptures. Follow along as Pat narrates his whimsical work, including a collaboration on the iconic “Welcome to Whidbey Island” sign at the Clinton Ferry Terminal.

Behind the Scenes of The Nutcracker

Whidbey’s magical holiday tradition continues! A look at what the Whidbey Island Dance Theatre’s 26th annual performance of The Nutcracker has in store for audiences.

Artistic Energy: Cheryl Lawrence

Local textile artist, Cheryl Lawrence, plays with the ancient Japanese textile tradition of katazome, originally used to make kimonos. Cheryl’s inspiration comes from textiles all over the world, but also from her everyday life. Learn about the intricacy of Cheryl’s practice of katazome from the stencils, to use of soy milk, to the natural pigments …

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Artistic Energy: Tobey Nelson

With her background in horticulture, floral artist Tobey Nelson takes a holistic approach to floristry. She considers not only the look of the final finished arrangement, but the experience, celebration and feeling of each piece. Tobey’s passion for botanical art translates to unique wearable creations, immersive installations, and stunning floral arrangements. All while using non-toxic …

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