Links for these events will become live as registration & information becomes available
SUNDAY, JANUARY 23rd, 2022 Virtual Winter Symposium (ZOOM)
We'll have a day's worth of presentations and virtual hang outs to inspire and catch up with your fellow carvers. Schedule, details and registration will be available closer to the event date.
FEBRUARY 9-13, 2022 Northwest Flower and Garden Show
Greetings and info from Ed Salerno, our new Flower and Garden Show Coordinator: The Show will be held Wednesday Feb 9th through Sunday Feb 13th at the Washington State Convention Center (705 Pike Street, Seattle WA). The NWSSA has a double-sized booth (10'x20') where we provide a sculpture exhibition, a carving station for hands-on demonstrations, and promotional materials for upcoming NWSSA events. We need volunteers to show their sculptures and work a shift during the event.
JUNE 3-5, 2022 Women’s Hand Carving Event Spend the weekend working with hand tools with other women carvers, exhibit your work and spend time relaxing in the beautiful environment that the Old Alcohol Plant Hotel in Port Hadlock, WA has to offer. Information on cost, accommodations and registration will be coming out mid-January. Some scholarships are available.
JUNE 3-5 2022 Opening of the Rolling Pin Exhibit
It looks like our first opportunity will be to exhibit at The Old Alcohol Plant Hotel/Restaurant in Port Hadlock. We are planning to exhibit along with the weekend’s Women's Carving Retreat held on site. June 3-5, 2022. Leon White will be curating this show and will hold onto your works in between and during more future exhibits. NOW...GET ROLLING WITH YOUR CREATIONS!!!
JULY 9-17, 2022 - 35th Annual Sculpture Symposium (Port Orchard, Washington State)
The first of our two week-long summer Symposiums hosted at Camp Pilgrim Firs in Port Orchard, WA. Keep your eyes open for guest artist announcements, details and registration which will be available in February.
AUGUST 7-14, 2022 - 28th Annual International Sculpture Symposium (Sisters, Oregon)
Oregon State Summer Symposium at Suttle Lake, OR Kentaro Kojima will be coordinating this Symposium. Guest artist announcements, and registration details will be available.
AUGUST 20-21, 2022 Evergreen Arboretum Sculpture Walk
In collaboration with the Everett Arboretum Foundation, Schack Art Center and the Fresh Paint event we will be co-sponsoring a two-day Sculpture Walk at the Evergreen Arboretum in Everett, WA. The Fresh Paint event has attracted tens of thousands of people (pre-covid) and we anticipate that many of those attending this year’s Fresh Paint will wander up to visit this year’s Sculpture Walk. Keep your eyes open for the “call for artists”. All members are invited to display your outdoor and indoor pieces at this event. We also will be looking for volunteers for this event. We will send out a request for volunteer sign up closer to the date.