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Currently Featured Artists
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Brock Mullins- Photographer

Brock Mullins has written and directed three short films to eight film festival selections and four awards. His direction included the cinematography in each film, and it was his photography that led him there.

He began his career in journalism as a sportswriter, working for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Dallas Times Herald and New York Times after internships at the Los Angeles Times and Sports Illustrated. He is also trained in classical piano, and the soundtracks to his films feature his own classical recordings. Mullins was born and raised in Seattle and he is a graduate of the University of Washington.

Brock's films have been official selections at the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival (Oscar qualifier), Santa Fe Film Festival, Bel Air Film Festival, St. Louis International Film Festival, Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival, Los Angeles All Sports Film Festival, Columbia Gorge International Film Festival, and the World Championship of sports films in Milan, Italy.


Jay Bowen- Owner/Artist
Jay Bowen- Owner/Artist
I was born and raised in the Skagit Valley of Washington. My mother was an Upper Skagit tribal member, though we were not recognized by the federal government until the late sixties. I enrolled and as a young man, I grew up hearing the stories of my grandfathers and great grandfathers, and of the different tribes that were part of my blood: Skagit, Snoqualmie, Yakima and Swinomish. My father was born and raised in Arkansas: Anglo and seeped in the Southern tradition of manners and Southern etiquette. I went on to attend Western Washington University, The Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Rhode Island School of Design: attaining a degree in fine arts. I am a master goldsmith and also enjoy expressing myself in other mediums such as painting, poetry, and sculpture. Soon I will be doing glass blowing again; my teacher was Dale Chihuly. I have shown my work in the Southwest, both in metal and paintings. I have no preferred forte, as I am comfortable in most mediums. I enjoy, and feel compelled to express, my feelings about my Native life. I love to tell the stories of my grandparents, the story of the spirit world, prayer gifts, and times that are past, but still guide me today. I bring all the skills I’ve learned over the years as an artist to express my memories and tell the stories I was given as a child. Those stories are timeless and true. I like to portray the emotions and memory of an event or scene in primary colors: they speak to the soul.
I recently was invited to Santa Fe to be a judge at the Annual Indian Market, a world event, to judge traditional Native jewelry. While there, I gave a lecture and taught a class on contemporary metalsmithing and stone setting techniques, at The Institute of American Indian Arts. I will continue to share my Native life stories in the tradition of my grandparents, knowing the gifts of life are to be shared. I paint in light, sculpt in shadows, and speak in words of memory and passion.
Chuck Bankuti
Chuck Bankuti
"Photography has held my interest from a very early age. I was fortunate to have been surrounded by very creative and artistic people all of my life. In the mid 1960’s I began pursuing my desire to be a photographer. I began with photographing landscapes and people. Then I moved onto commercial photography working with various agencies and clients in Los Angeles. The commercial work brought other opportunities my way, photographing celebrities for magazine covers, providing images for articles and editorials. I worked in advertising with products and fashion during this time with both small and large agencies. As a specialist on a number of Hollywood movies I was hired to do stills."
Ed Kamuda
Ed Kamuda
"Born in New York in 1943, Ed has been in the Northwest for more than twenty years, his studio is in La Conner, WA.His work is small in size, highly textured and rich in color."








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