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Renne Emiko Brock

Renne Emiko Brock

The Month of Creativity

January is here! The Month of Creativity! This is a fun project where you work on your project every day in January and then show it off in February.

There is no judging and every project is appreciated. One year artist Flora Finley created a painting a day. Other ideas include knitting, needlework, painting, drawing, writing, taking photos, collecting or keeping a diary.

There are no rules or requirements. This was started as Fun A Day to relieve winter blues and have something to look forward to every day of this dark month. It happens all over the country.

The “show” will happen on Feb. 16 at the Forks library from noon to 3 p.m. We will display our projects, visit, and enjoy some treats. Everyone is invited with or without a project. You might be inspired to try something new next year.

Studium West Presents “Patterns, Pixels, and Superpowers

Designing an Art Practice” Jan. 11

Explore the colorful interweaving of art, identity, education, digital storytelling, and community building with Peninsula College faculty Renne Emiko Brock as she shares her art practice woven with fiber and multimedia art, color research, engaging virtual environments, and inclusive collaborations Jan. 11, at 6:30 p.m. at Peninsula College Forks.

Renne is an artist, instructor, superhero, and advocate of awesomeness, empowering people to be their best virtual and tangible self by advancing excellence, exceptional pursuits, and individualism through creative expression and encouraging instruction with inspired results.

Since 1993, she has taught fine art, fiber arts, digital arts, virtual world use, social media, multimedia web, video, personal and professional branding, marketing, collaborative community building, and art enterprise with Peninsula College, University of Washington, Monterey Peninsula College, at conferences, and independently. She produces creative events like the First Friday Art Walk Sequim, North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival, and several more while also serving on nonprofit organization boards to foster innovation and inclusion.

Studium West is a monthly lecture series sponsored by Peninsula College Forks, covering current and historical topics from the arts, humanities and social sciences. The presentations are free and open to the public. Peninsula College is located at 481 S. Forks Ave. For more information, call 360-374-3223 or email [email protected]