Win $500 in Quicksilver’s 5th Annual Photo Contest

Quicksilver Photo Lab Presents their 5th Annual Photo Contest, with first place winning $500! The categories are: People, Travel, Altered Images, Photojournalism, and Games in Vancouver. Each category winner receives $50 and all winners receive up to a 20 inch print of the top winning photograph. There will also be 25 Honorable Mentions which will receive a local business gift, and all winning and mentioned photos will be shown at an event and a gallery in Bellingham!

For more information, visit the Quicksilver Photo Lab website, or the Facebook event.

Deadline is April 30th!

Join the John Grade Procession!

Join the Procession!

Sat., April 10; 2:30 PM

Gather in front of the Lightcatcher building (250 Flora Street) and participate in the procession of John Grade’s large-scale sculptures and witness as they dissolve into Bellingham Bay.

The procession will be heading behind Old City Hall and then down Center Avenue ending next to the Georgia Pacific building by Roeder Avenue. You can either join in the procession or choose a place to watch along the route (the steps in Maritime Heritage Park will be a great viewing location).

Essence of Bellingham Call for Photos!


 The City of Bellingham is currently accepting submissions for the 2010 Essence of Bellingham competition! Above is last year’s 3rd place winner, a photo taken by fellow Western student Paul Israel.

Check out this great opportunity!! [The Essence of Bellingham]

“Each year, the City of Bellingham and the Whatcom Museum sponsor the “Essence of Bellingham” photography competition. Digital or scanned entries gathered over the previous year that capture the “essence” of Bellingham are showcased and added to a collection documenting Bellingham and the diverse nature of life in our city and county. 

Entries may appear in Whatcom Museum and City of Bellingham publications and in various places such as print, TV, and the Internet.”  []

Starting today, entries are being accepted! Submit your work now through May 14!

9th Annual ReArt Exhibition & Fashion Show

First Friday Artwalk is tomorrow, April 2nd! Among many openings, the reception for the 9th annual ReArt Bellingham exhibition will be hosted by Allied Arts (1418 Cornwall Ave.) from 6-10pm. To catch even more ReArt, check out the Seattle exhibition as well, hosted on Seattle’s First Thursday at Blowing Sands Gallery (5805 14th Ave NW in Ballard).

Look for more information here.

The Trash Fashion Show that accompanies ReArt each year will take place in Seattle on April 17th and in Bellingham on April 30th in WWU’s very own Multi-Purpose Room. Check the link above for more details!