BAC Artists in the News

BAC artist Denise Harris featured in Seattle Times: A Bainbridge Island woman invests 1,700 hours of labor into a handcrafted backyard caravan

Photo: Steve Ringman/Seattle Times

Denise Harris is no stranger to labor-intensive creative projects, but this stunning gypsy caravan she built from scratch probably tops them all in the “labor of love” department. Check out the Oct. 13, 2017 feature story and slide show in Seattle Times to appreciate the magnificent craftsmanship evident in every nook and corner of the fantastic wagon.

Denise is a featured artist in our October 2017 group exhibition, Considering Corvidae, running through October 29.

 BAC artist Amy D’Apice gets a hometown exhibition

Artist, teacher and writer Amy D’Apice will turn a spotlight on Gloucester City, New Jersey with a series of small paintings inspired by its homes, storefronts, and streets. Amy grew up in Gloucester with her parents and eight siblings. The artwork is a celebration of the unique heritage of the town as well as a tribute to her happy childhood. All are invited to a presentation of this work at the Gloucester Public Library on Wednesday, August 23rd, 6-7:30pm. There will be a slide show beginning at 6:30 during which Amy will share stories about the creation of the series as well as the personal connections she’s forged as a result.


Keeping a Tradition Shipshape: Handcrafted Creations for the Mantel—or the Bathtub” – Edmonds Beacon
Check out this article on BAC artist Tom Case, whose seaworthy model boats and ferries are an ever-popular staple in our shop. Keep ’em coming, Tom!


BAC artist Shirley Moss awarded the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
We couldn’t be prouder of Shirley – a tireless volunteer at the Port Townsend Food Bank. Says Shirley, “I’ve been volunteering at the Port Townsend Food Bank since 1997. I was the Assistant Manager. About 6 years ago I became the Manager. I oversee 90 volunteers and not a cent goes to anybodies wages.” The award for lifetime achievement comes for 4000 hours of service since 2004.

Great article on artist Mike Biskup in Amadeus Magazine.


Check out Christine Hella Cott’s new book The Trouble with Neighbors.


Follow Amy D’Apice’s blog – an intimate look at the artist’s process.


Sydni Sterling awarded Best of Show at CVGdomenica

This prestigious Mayor’s Best of Show award is hard earned and highly coveted. After winnowing through 800 initial applications and 130 accepted works, the judges picked Sydni Sterling’s Domenica for this top honor at the 2016 Washington State Juried Art Competition & Show. We are so proud to represent Sydni’s work here on Bainbridge Island. Stop by and see more of her paintings at the BAC gallery. To check out all of the winners at the CVG show, click here.

Sydni Sterling, Domenica. Image from the CVG website.



Raymond Gendreau wins Purchase Prize Award at CVG

Yet another BAC artist has won an award at the 2016 Washington State Juried Art Competition & Show. Raymond’s cyanotype Finding Focus won the Kitsap County Arts Board Purchase Prize. Congratulations Raymond!

Raymond Gendreau, Finding Focus. Image from the CVG website.


Karen Hackenberg joins WEAD

Congratulations to BAC artist Karen Hackenberg, who is now represented by the Women Environmental Activists Directory (WEAD). Check her out.

Raymond Gendreau, Cover Guy

Love this story on BAC artist Raymond Gendreau in Kitsap Week!


Karin Schminke in Big Picture Magazine

Karin Schminke in Big Picture

Great article on Karin Schminke’s work in Big Picture magazine – they did a wonderful job of encapsulating her approach to digital art. Read it here, page 6.


Harry Ableman Wins Prestigious Photography Award

Harry Ableman, August Mist“I wanted to share the great news that August Mist, in this exhibit, was just awarded Highly Commended in the 2014 USA B&W Landscape Photographer of the Year international competition. This is my second international recognition of this caliber (International Conservation Photography Awards 2012 -1st place) and I feel truly honored to have been selected by some the Worlds’ most renowned photographers for the accolades.”

Congratulations, Harry.


Jennifer Mann, Two Speckled Eggs

Jennifer Mann debuts Two Speckled Eggs

Hooray for Jennifer Mann, who can now add children’s book author to her list of excellent life achievements.


Also of interest

BAC jury process

BAC artist roster

Artists’ Almost Perfect Sale

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Karen Hackenberg, Fish Farm (detail). Gouache on paper. Image courtesy of the artist.