Seeking the unique in Skagit County
Skagit County, with its rural setting and natural beauty, has attracted dozens of artists in all mediums. Below you will find profiles about artists that I feel offer something unique.
Gene Oates - A Musical Journey
Gene’s musical journey has spanned over 60 years. Along the way he has embraced rock, country, blues, and jazz, and played with rock bands, jazz quartets, acapella groups, and big bands. Throughout the journey he has sought new experiences and new challenges. The journey continues.
Vivid colors, iconic Northwest subjects, and an impressionist style. These are the hallmarks of the paintings created by local artist Jennifer Bowman.
Stuart Welch - Wood Craftsman and Artist
It’s rare to find an individual that combines craftsmanship, creativity, and an artistic eye. Stuart Welch has been doing just that since the 70s through his handcrafted wood furniture. For more information: https://www.stuartwelchfurniture.com/
Bob Williams - fine art and hand-painted mugs
It's October and salmon eggs are being harvested at the Samish Fish Hatchery.