OUR MISSION IS TO PROVIDE A WELCOMING SPACE IN HOMER, ALASKA THAT FOSTERS CREATIVITY, EDUCATION IN THE ARTS AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT. WE AIM TO FURTHER CONNECT ALASKAN ARTISTS WITH THE GLOBAL ARTS COMMUNITY.
DAVID PETTIBONE is a figurative painter. He received his BFA in painting from The Rhode Island School of Design and his MFA from The New York Academy of Art where he received The NYAA Fellowship. He regularly exhibits on both coasts and has taught painting and drawing at various schools and institutions in both New York City and Alaska.
ELISSA PETTIBONE has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. She teaches and makes textile works under the name BLUEREDYELLOW which focuses on local plant dyeing as well as historic plant dyeing. Elissa has experience teaching all ages in a variety of different mediums- primarily 3 dimensional. She has also worked in the field of Art Conservation as a technician and gallery management for 8+ years in conjunction with her dyework.