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The Artist Accelerator presented Arts Alive during the summer of 2018, as a NEW event series that promoted intimate interactions and collaborations with the arts and public. The public was invited to stretch creative skills and watch, make, and participate alongside professional and emerging artists during this community event! Below is a list of participating artists and organizations from our 2018 event series. 
Dates: June 29, July 27 & August 31, 2018
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Location: The Art Center Plaza, 700 SW Madison Ave, Corvallis, OR

Each event included artists working in the visual, literary and performing arts fields. Local food & drink were available for purchase at this family-friendly event. 

FEATURED ARTISTS for AUGUST included:- Erika Lundahl, Music – Chris Durnan, Music – Space Neighbors, Music – Jessica Billey, Film/Drawing – Kelly Ensor, Glass – Jeanne Boydston, JewelryvHal Lindsley, Glass – Ceph Poklemba, Poetry
August Activities included: – Portraits, Carol Selberg – Clay, Laura Young – Mosaics, Corvallis Environmental Center
FEATURED ARTISTS for JULY included: – Kriste York, Storytelling – Ann Staley, Literary Arts – Kate Hickok Feldman, Media Arts – Christopher Mark Mikkelson, Literary Arts – Jeanne Boydston, Jewelry – Lauren Ohlgren, Sketch Journaling – Laura Zion, Painting – Chromatic Colors, Music – Sharon Rackham King, Painting – Holly Campbell, Painting
Activities included: – Willa Cather at 100 Slow Reading, Barbara Tetenbaum – Clay, Laura Young, – Buttons & Collage, Corvallis Benton County Public Library
FEATURED ARTISTS for JUNE included: – Emily Witkop, Baskets – Alan Higinbotham, Ceramics – Jennifer Lommers, Painting – Kiko Denzer, Woodworking – Alisha B. Whitman, Painting – Julia Lont, Printmaking – Jess Graff, Printmaking – DTW, Music
Activities included: – Folklore Society/Dana – Folk Dance Lesson – Albany Library, children’s booth – Majestic Theatre, sound/stage help

Arts Alive is a program of The Arts Center’s Artist Accelerator Program. Generous support received from the James F and Marion L. Miller Foundation.

Thanks to Arts Alive 2018 event sponsors:   City of Corvallis Parks & Recreation, Central Willamette Credit Union, Corvallis Benton County Economic Development Office and the Literary Arts Fund.