On view • July 22 – August 29, 2020
Trees speak to everyone , whether in the language of wonder or of
Saying that trees are life may be trite but remains solidly
Now during stressful times nature calls us to relax, reflect, and
commune with its most enduring and steadfast companion.
Artists were asked to produce work that reflected their connection with this
essential form of nature.
KTRT • Blue Star Coffee Roasters • KTRT Radio Root • National Endowment for the Arts • Okanogan County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee
• James Bauer • Dan Brown • Michelle Conger • Susan Donahue • Jan Dove • Michael Dupille • Janet Fagan • Ria Harboe • Terry Hunt • Lidija Kamansky • Tori Karpenko • Tabitha Klucking • Merry Maxwell • Andy McConkey • Don McIvar • Jennifer Molesworth • James Moore • Lauralee Northcott • Jody Olson • Michael Parks • Anne Peck • Cheryl Quintana • Joseph John Sanchez III • Geoff Shilling • Ken Smith • Marcy Stamper • Sheri Trepina • Shayla Wiggins • Cheryl Wrangle • Patty Yates •
Salyna Gracie • Arboressence
Salyna Gracie is an encaustic mixed media artist inspired by the layering of materials
that explore questions of identity, memory, legacy and inheritance, weaving together
themes of nature, mythology, mysticism, and spiritual awakening.
When we are stricken and cannot bear our lives any longer, then a tree has
something to say to us: Be still! Be still! Look at me! Life is not easy, life is not
difficult. Those are childish thoughts. . . . Home is neither here nor there. Home is
within you, or home is nowhere at all.