Summer 2023 marks the 6th summer for VCA’s Vashon Summer Arts Fest, an 9-week bonanza of Vashon visual art. The foundation of the festival is offering Vashon artists “mini galleries” in the form of linear wall space or floor space for them to present a collection of their work. The festival is dedicated solely to Vashon artists and welcomes both new artists and experienced artists. 

This year 42 solo shows and two groups shows which rotate every three weeks. Each rotation opens with a Meet the Artist Reception, June 30, July 21 and August 11 from 5-8pm.  In addition,  we will be open as part of Vashon's First Friday Gallery Cruise. 

Opens Friday, June 30 and runs through July 16:  
Solo shows:
Andrea Bellon, Lee Cattarin, Brette Flora. Barbara Dusty Gustafson, Inge King, Robin Mallory, Maija McKnight, Annie Marie Musselman, Pamela Wickard, Wade Yip.

Group shows:
Vashon Ceramic Artists: Dave Olsen, Pamela Schubert, Jane Neubauer, Roxanne Thayer, Mary O'Reilley, Karen Fevold, Mary Hosick, Sara Barry, Jon-eric Schafer, Kedar Mankad, Gale Laurie, Marla Smith, Lin Holley, Sonja Bergstrom, Chuck Bonsteel, Sofie Ackerman.

Ray Pfortners VCA photography class: EJay Mothershead-Cronin, Kairos, Teanna DelMarter, JP Montagnet, Sherry Lee Bottoms, Carole Mullin, Tish Kanat, and instructor Ray Pfortner.

Opens Friday, June 30 and runs through July 30:  
In Gift Shop:
Morgan Brig's collection of whimsical creature sculptures made from mixed media of her hand made charms, bits of found objects, metal, crystals, and clay. 

Opens Friday, July 21 and runs through August 6:  
Solo shows:
Donna Caulton, Gregory Foster, Brooke Gassiot, Jason Haase, David Gaut, Sue Hardy, Paula Hendricks, Suzanne Hubbard, Karen Kent,  Rachael Osborn, and Deborah Taylor.

Opens Friday, August 4 and runs through August 27:  
In Gift Shop:
Zuzana Korbelarova's jewelry collection, Zuzko, of hand crafted necklaces, earrings, and bracelets in her distinct style and designs that are an exploration or textures, colors, and movement. 

Opens Friday, August 11 and runs through August 26:  
Solo shows:
Michelle Bates, Teanna DelMarter, Stevee Duber, Brian Fisher & Danny Kopsak, Gretchen Hancock,  Kassana Holden, Bob Horsley, Kris Pedrin, Jenn Reidel, Brad Strain.

Regular gallery hours Wed-Sun: 12-5pm

Gallery closed for new installations:
June 26 - 29
July 17 - 20
Aug 7 - 10