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Joy Jasinek | New sculpture exhibit installed

Perched on his pedestal on the corner of Palouse Street and Wenatchee Avenue, “Bowed Raven” by Georgia Gerber offers a moment of reflection as art and nature convene in this stunning sculpture. And it is just one of 10 new visiting pieces added to the Art on the Avenues exhibit.
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Joy Jasinek | Art on the Avenues expanding Horizons

As the Art on the Avenues sculpture exhibit continues its transformation, some visiting sculptures make their exit and new visitors replace them. Through a series of fortunate events last week, however, one of the visiting sculptures scheduled to leave found a permanent home at Pangborn Memorial Airport.
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Joy Jasinek | Lachowicz exemplifies power of volunteerism

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” This well-known quote by Margaret Mead captures the essence of volunteerism as we’ve seen it flourish in our community. The “world” of Wenatchee has blossomed under the generous care of the myriad volunteer groups that enhance so many aspects of our town. One such group, Art on the Avenues, was founded over 20 years ago by one of Wenatchee’s treasures, Adele Wolford. The powerful change that that group ...
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Joy Jasinek | Arliss Newcomb, in her own words

Stone released from the earth’s pull, uplifted and uplifting; stone transformed by art so that its very nature seems changed into something sublime and ethereal, yet powerful. Such is the effect of the work of the sculptor Arliss Newcomb. Her sculpture “Red Flame,” which sits atop its pedestal in the courtyard of the PAC, draws the viewer close, beckoning with its vibrant color and glowing form. And then our eyes are drawn upward, and we see with our hearts the ephemeral beauty of fire captured within the timelessness of stone. ...