New Artists For 2016

Opal Jean Cocke

Fiber Artist
My love of textiles and color has become my art. Coming from a long line of quilters, I have taken my fiber art in a whole new direction. My fiber pieces are functional and nonfunctional, vibrant and reflective. They will add color and whimsy to your home. This is my art.

Sally Chang

Ceramics
Sally Chang has been washing clay off of her hands for 25+ years. Her motivations include texture, form, color and most importantly touch. Beginning with a slab of clay, each piece is molded and shaped by hand. While there is uniformity in her current line of functional ware, every piece retains its individuality.

Michele Rushworth

Oil
I’m thrilled to be a part of the Camano Island Studio Tour for 2016. I’ve visited the artists on the tour for several years and the possibility of participating in the Tour is a big reason why my husband and I moved to Camano from Sammamish last year. It’s an honor to be among so many highly acclaimed artists in such a variety of media! I look forward to showing my Northwest landscapes in oils to the Tour visitors next spring.

Naoko Yamamoto

Porcelain Painting
I am delighted to be a part of Camano Island Studio Tour for 2016. I paint on blank porcelain using mineral paint and fire them in the kiln. I never dreamed of this opportunity when I moved to Camano Island from Chicago 4 years ago. This is a great occasion to introduce old and new art forms to those who love the arts.

Suki Gluzinski

Painting
I was drawn to Camano Island from South Korea because of the mecca of skilled artists in the area. I have been following the Mother’s Day tour since my arrival and am excited to showcase my paintings that include oil, watercolor, acrylic and mixed media capturing a wide variety of subject matter in my own style. My main focus of late has been in creating nude paintings. I hope to see you during your visit to our annual tour.