Artist and Juror, Paula Gill juried this year’s annual exhibit. It was not easy since there were many strong entries including our first completely digital audio recording entry. The exhibit will be on display Monday-Friday through June1st.

New floor support stands!

OC Welding student Tim Kiehle designed and manufactured these great new stands for the Whale. Now we can migrate the Whale to places that don’t have the more desirable ceiling hanging capability.


It happened again.  Yarn and color.  What a great time of the year to have the campus tagged with non-permanent, colorful, community generated gorilla art.  Who says a gallery is only indoors?!  NOT at OC!


As it turns out, Olympic College has quite a bit of talent hiding among the employees.  We just closed the show for our first OC’s HIDDEN TALENT exhibit and what a wide range of craft, concept and expression we had!  This will be a show we may consider repeating next year, and the year after, … Continue reading


Well, we are nearing the time when our baby whale moves on.  Lucky for us, The Mayor of Bremerton, Patty Lent feels the same about the Whale as we do and has offered to host a display in the Norm Dicks Center, our city’s government building.  The students will get the chance to oversee the … Continue reading

The Whale Team, (minus a few).

The Whale Team, (minus a few).

I wish we could have had all the students and faculty who worked on this project here for the picture. Maybe we can get one before the show comes down?!

Schools are welcome to schedule a tour of the exhibit. Feel free to contact me at: mweichman@olympic.edu.

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Action!  Finally, after 3.5 months of work, collaborating, weaving, welding, painting, and blogging, the Whale is ready!  The sound has been installed and the lighting is set.  Coming to the end of the process of making a piece of artwork, no matter how big or small, is always a bag of mixed emotions.  We have … Continue reading

The Writing Is On The Walls

The Writing Is On The Walls

Justine and Theresa installed the wall signage for the show today. It is truly amazing how an apparently insignificant thing can make a presentation so much more professional! Details are coming together and we are getting ready for the audience. Can’t wait for the big reveal!

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