THE ARTISTS

Fused GLASS

TERI

Art is a part of TERI BASTABLE-PODSIKI’s daily life. The need to create is something inherent in her artistic makeup, and she is continually inspired by the Alaska tableau.

PAINTING & PASTEL

DONNA

DONNA CATOTTI: “I think the need to create is something inherent in an artist’s personality.  Standing at the easel, I work to please only myself, not an easy task.”

PHOTOGRAPHY

TOM

Photography is TOM GANNER’s way of pursuing the world’s natural beauty in hopes of discovering the smaller secrets contained therein. 

PAINTING & SERIGRAPH

ROB

ROB GOLDBERG‘s early training included a two year apprenticeship with luthier William Cumpiano in Massachusetts.

GYOTAKU

LINDSAY

LINDSAY JOHNSON has spent her life sailing on and swimming in the waters of southeast Alaska, where she makes her living as a commercial fisher.

JEWELRY & SCULPTURE

DEBI

DEBI KNIGHT KENNEDY: Early in my pursuit to become an artist it was my great fortune to meet, study, and work with renowned master carver, Duane Pasco.

PAINTING & DIGITAL ART

LARRY

Before dedicating most of his time to painting and digital art, LARRY (“LARS”) LARSON worked for decades designing, rendering, and illustrating architectural projects.

PHOTOGRAPHY

BRIAN

For as long as BRIAN STAURSETH can remember he has been drawn to nature and wildlife. Growing up in Minnesota he went to the woods to experience wildlife, and to learn and explore. 

WATERCOLOR & GLASS BLOWING

JOHN

For JOHN SVENSON the title of artist has multiple subtitles: State of Alaska exhibit specialist; Alaska State Museum illustrator and photographer; Alaska State Fish & Game mountaineering surveyor, to name a few.

MOSAICS

SHARON

A Canadian born in the Yukon Territory, SHARON SVENSON’s family settled in Haines when she was seven years old. Her roots are solidly placed in the Mud Bay neighborhood where she and her husband John share a spacious artist studio, own Extreme Dreams Gallery.