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Longtime Kodiak artist and educator recognized with statewide award


After 20 years of teaching art to Kodiak’s school children, Bonnie Dillard retired in 2015, but she said she hasn’t totally stepped away from education. “I’m still teaching young kids, I do homeschool art and I do artist-in-residence with the villages,” said Dillard. “I love running into my old students around town.” She’s one of four Arts Champions honored by …

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Artist Transforms Junk Metal Into Tentacled Bracelets, Nautical Pendants

Nannette Foster. Kayla Desroches / KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT On the First Friday Art Walk this week, the Alutiiq Museum will feature a local artist who uses the Kodiak environment as inspiration for crafting jewelry. One of Nannette Foster’s most recent items is an octopus pendant hanging from a chain and clinging onto green beach glass. Another is a cuff bracelet …

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Sketching Course to Encourage the Shy and Artistic

Colored pencils, some tools of the trade when it comes to sketching. Richard Steih/Flickr Kayla Desroches/KMXT Sometimes, all it takes to capture a scene are a few lines and a splash of color. A series of free art classes at the Kodiak Public Library will teach students how to document the world through sketching. Kodiak resident Bob Ross will lead …

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