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Artist mixes it up with landscape painting and portraiture

Genevieve Opheim sits painting a landscape. Her portrait of her grandmother, May, is far left. (Photo courtesy of Genevieve Opheim) Kayla Desroches/KMXT A local artist will exhibit her landscape art for First Friday. Genevieve Opheim captures Kodiak’s natural beauty through photography and then uses the photos as reference for her oil paintings. And while she says she likes landscape painting …

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Artist Turns Cardboard Into Fish

Cardboard art at library. Photo by Mark Webb-Barragan Kayla Desroches/KMXT A Kodiak local will display his cardboard-based art for First Friday this month. Cardboard is Mark Webb-Barragan’s primary medium, and he incorporates paints, pen, and other materials. Among his pieces are cut-outs of salmon, pollock, and halibut. Webb-Barragan uses pen to further define the fish he creates. He says he …

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Art Show to Offer Local Twist Using Embroidery Kits

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kodiak boasts quite a few quilting and knitting shops, and for a town full of crafters, it’s fitting that fiber arts will feature in this upcoming First Friday art walk. The Rookery will show a collaboration between fiber artist Chris Lynch and painter Natasha Pristas. They’ve put together embroidery kits based on Pristas’ designs. Erin Starr Hollow from …

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