David Chamness, a licensed architect, an artist and urban sketcher, studied at the University of Washington and received his Master of Architecture from the University of Michigan in 1989. He has been sketching and painting with watercolor for the last 30+ years around the Pacific Northwest and on his travels. He does the majority of his art on location, enjoying the variety of sights and scenes in the area. He is a native Washingtonian and has lived with his wife and family in Shoreline for the past 25 years.
Gale Johansen enjoys working with mixed media and recycled materials, incorporating patterns, bright colors, and an abundance of texture, along with a humorous narrative. Most of her pieces have a hidden meaning or autobiographical context that may be determined by careful examination of the title. Her work has been described as quirky, whimsical, and entertaining.
Johansen is a Seattle native, currently living in Snohomish. After graduating from the Burnley School of Professional Art, she received a BFA in Printmaking from the University of Washington. The Schack Art Center has selected her as the 2017 Artist of the Year and she has exhibited at the Bellevue Art Museum, Lynnwood Arts Commission Gallery, Solovei Gallery, Lowell Artworks, Red Door Gallery, Revolution Gallery, as well as at the Schack Art Center.