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Jim Woodring, Artist-in-Residence
March 2 - March 25, 2012, Reception March 2, 5 to 7pm
Artist talk 6 pm: Homer Sketchbook Project
Narrated slide show 7pm: "Please Stand By"


Woodring is a habitual sketchbook-keeper, and while in Homer, he will be drawing his impressions of people, places and things. Inter- ested locals are invited to keep their own Homer sketchbooks for the month of March and drop by Bunnell to discuss sketching tips and techniques and perhaps plan sketching expeditions. Supplies
will be available at Bunnell, which will also be showing images from Woodring's forthcoming sketchbook collection, Problematic.

Book Release Party March 15, 5:30pm  A narrated on-screen tour of Jim's graphic novel Congress of the Animals, followed by a Q&A and booksigning. (much of Congress of the Animals was penned in Homer when Jim Woodring was Artist-in-Residence at Bunnell in 2010.

Cartooning Workshop for Youth, ages 12 -18, March 12 & 14, 3-5pm. Cartooning, writing for comics, mentoring, instruction and advice. No fee, however, preregistration is required.

Sponsored by the Rasmuson Foundation and USArtists, The Alaska Artist-in-Residence (AIR) program provides opportunities for short and long term residencies at host organizations where visiting artists develop new work and engage with the local community. Bunnell's AIR program is also sponsored by the Homer Foundation.
Sandy Gillespie at West Homer Elementary



The Artist in Schools program has completed 8 units totaling 220 hours of hands-on art instruction for Homer youth by Teaching Artists. February was a particularly busy month!  





Eddie Wood at Homer Middle School (September)

Edgeware Productions AIS Homer High (October)

Jerry Falek, storytelling at Vozneseka School, (January)

Eddie Wood movement/music at Kachemak Selo (January )

D Projects at Big Fireweed - theater/dance (February) 
Sandy Gillespie at West - visual art and writing (February)
Art Koeninger metalsmithing at Flex High School (February)

Ruby Haigh at Paul Banks - tile mural (February)   


Upcoming, units:

Sharlene Packer, visual arts at Little Fireweed  

Art Koeninger, metalsmithing at Voznesenka   


Artist in Schools is supported in part by a grant from Alaska State Council on the Arts with support from Rasmuson Foundation and Jazzline! Anyone can support Artist in Schools contact us to make a tax-deductible donation today.  support Artist in Schools

Plate Project 2012 - Painting Now through April 14.
paint "blank" plates anytime during regular art center hours 


Stop by Bunnell to sign out a blank plate and begin your layout in pencil. Beautitful plates created and contributed by Homer potters Paul Dungan, Ahna Iredale, Cynthia Morelli, Ruby Haigh and Lisa Wood are now available in a variety of shapes. The Arts Center is set up for ongoing plate painting parties through mid April. Planning your design? Look for bold graphic ideas, black outline and bold color to create dynamic positive - negative excitement. A great plate shows hours of careful labor.
On the Ice
Feature film at Homer Theater by Alaskan director, actors  

Screening at the Homer Theater Mar 22 @6 pm;  Mar 24 @1 pm  

On The IceAward-winning mystery film by Andrew Okpeaha MacLean is the story of an Inuit hunter who drives his dogsled out on the ice to hunt seals and inadvertantly becomes a witness to murder. In his community there is no anonymity; he knows both the victim and murderer. He is forced to navigate the uneasy morality between honoring memory of one friend or destroying the life of another.
On The Ice Trailer
In This Issue
Jim Woodring
Artist in Schools
Plate Project
Calendar of Events

March Calendar

Homer Sketchbook
March 2
Artist talk 6 pm
Slide Talk 7 pm

Cartooning Workshop
for youth 12-18
March 12 and 14
3 to 5 pm

Woodring's Book Release Party
March 15, 5:30 pm

on going, February forward!

Life Drawing
Tuesdays 6:30-9 pm

On The Ice
an award-winning
Alaskan Native Mystery
March 22nd, 6pm
 March 24th at 1pm
watch trailer


Raven's Radio Hour
hilarious romp through
Native cultures based on 1940's style radio variety show with
Jack Dalton,
Ed Borgeoise and
Ethan Petticrew
at Islands and Ocean
April 20 and 21

Juliana Osinchuk
Paul Sharpe
piano & double bass
in concert
April 22

2012 Exhibitions
Esther Hong & Don Mohr
Nancy Burnham & Sandy Gillespie
Ann-Margret Wimmerstedt
Deb Schwartzkopf & Asia Freeman
Ron Senugetuk &
Abraham Rueban
Alan Parks
TBA Artist in Residence
Kathy Smith
Deland Anderson

Bunnell's Board of Directors:

Rika Mouw, Pres.
Gaye Wolfe,Vice-pres.
Diane McBride, Sec.
Brianna Allen
Maura Brenin
Sandy Gillespie
Carla Klinker Cope

Art Koeninger
Jo Michalski
Flo Larson
Aimee Sulczynski
Carol Swartz
Ann-M. Wimmerstedt


Bunnell is funded by these organizations and members like you.
Bunnell Street Arts Center is a non-profit membership organization sponsored by Homer Foundation, Alaska State Council on the Arts, the City of Homer Grants Program Through the Homer Foundation, Rasmuson Foundation, WESTAF/NEA and members like you!

The Visual Arts Exhibition Program is Sponsored by 
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