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Artist Spotlight: Anne Garvey

Anne Garvey sends love from Oakland… “I think of my experience at the residency often, and still use my time there as inspiration for new work. These images are artwork I’ve done over the past year that are a direct result of my experiences in Willits. At the time I collaborated with fellow resident, Christine […]

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Artist Spotlight: Menton Builders

Local artists and builders from the Menton family continue to do amazing work, incorporating durable, sustainable and innovative concepts in their projects…

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Artist Spotlight: Kadi Franson

“I recently got married, and was so happy to invite my North Street co-residents, Pam and Briahn, to be a part of the virtual celebration. I continue to feel immense gratitude for the support, time, and community that the North Street residency facilitated…” …Artist Kadi Fransen checks in from Utah!

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Artist Spotlight: Becky Brown

Former Artist Resident, Becky Brown, checks in with us from Buffalo New York! What are you working on these days?

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Open Letter to Our Community

Dear alumni, guest artists, supporters, and friends of the North Street Collective, Things have been so quiet—and lonely!—here these past months. It’s hard to describe how much we miss you, the vibrant community of artists and makers who have lived and worked and gathered here over the years.

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Solace

SOLACE Solace is the art of asking the beautiful question, of ourselves, of our world or of one another, often in fiercely difficult and un-beautiful moments. Solace is what we must look for when the mind cannot bear the pain, the loss or the suffering that eventually touches every life and every endeavor; when longing […]

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Small Works Show

Willits Center for the Arts Presents its 2020 Members Small Works Show

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Arts and Enrichment Classes!

Looking for inspiration, joy, and new artistic skills during this challenging time? Students in grades 5-12 are invited to learn from North Street alumna Tessa Ellie Crawford and others unique artist-led, online courses in Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Literature, Design & Community Projects, and Personal Development & Academic Success!

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Artist Relief

To support artists during the COVID-19 crisis, a coalition of national arts grantmakers have come together to create an emergency initiative to offer financial and informational resources to artists across the United States. Artist Relief will distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19; serve as an ongoing informational resource; and […]

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