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Rob Tilley will be featuring metal prints, acrylic prints and will also be displaying traditional photographic prints. He will be among more than 100 artists displaying paintings, photography, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, glass art, wearable art wood carving and more. There will also be live entertainment and of course food and drinks will be served.have a booth displaying his photography at the Everett Fresh Paint August 18 - 19. Port of Everett Marina - 1700 West Marine View Drive

https://www.schack.org/events/...
https://robtilleyphotos.com

Canvasly Chromatized offers Public & Private Paint Parties and is based in Arlington, Washington. Click one of the links below to learn more about them:

http://canvaslychromatized.com
www.facebook.com/canvaslychromatized.
www.kudos365.com/bz/canvasly-chromatized

Located just outside the City of Stanwood on the historic Pioneer Highway and operated by a team of volunteers. The fair runs the first weekend in August each year. Click here or the image below to learn more more about this great community event. 

Featuring glass, paintings and sculptures by Joan Enslin, Ruth Hesse, Richard Nash, Dale Reiger, Stephen Edwards, Donna Watson, Leon White and new sculptures in the ten acre park.

2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island - Gallery Hours: 11 to 5 Friday, Saturday and Sunday - weekdays by appointment; 360-387-2759
www.matzkefineart.com

So the World Health Organization just declared a new psychopathology, Gaming Disorder, the addictive propensity to sit for hour after hour with an X-box, disdaining sleep and food and exercise. Good diagnosis, guyz! But you forgot to include Facebook, You-Tube, computer addictions, porn and cellphone. Maybe, just maybe, they’re really all one disease. Ya think?

I guess the Facebook zombies actually stop to eat. And it could even be argued that this social media is really social. A new social, I guess, no face to face necessary, just tweets and instagrams, nothing too up-close and personal. Tim Cook, the new warden at Apple, recently declared sitting at a computer terminal to be the new cancer. Thanks, Tim, for asking the troops to stand up. How about asking them to go outdoors and exercise? Or quit their carcinogenic jobs? Or get a life?

We’re rewiring our brains, no doubt about it. B.F. Skinner and the Pavlovian dogs, peck a button and the bait, I mean the reward, comes tumbling out, time after time, predictable as an IV of opiods. Try this experiment if you’re a doubter: put away your cellphone, turn off your computer, unplug the TV and peripherals and devices, see how long you can last before the shakes and the fevers start. I bet about an hour. We might be missing important stuff. You know, Trump, Beyonce, Oprah, the photo from a friend you rarely see, Trump, the latest movie star scandal, did I mention Trump? If I did, let me add Trump again anyway.

This is our reality now. We even made a reality show huckster our Leader. We get what we deserve, the old adage goes in regard to a country and its rulers. Times certainly change and now they’re changing in hyper-drive. If anyone thinks, myself included, that there will be a cure for this disorder, we got another think coming. In about two tweets.


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