Art Blog

Spooky Masks and Seasonal Crafts: Arts Classes at Croft

By DNDA Staff | November 14, 2019

We hear a knock on the door, and turn around to see small shadows behind the glass waiting to be let in. It’s 4pm, and as expected, the kids of Croft are itching to create. This fall, the DNDA Arts Program hosted three art-making classes inspired by the month of October at DNDA’s Croft Place Townhomes. No matter the project,…

Play Your* Part Seattle: The Originals

By DNDA Staff | November 6, 2019

The Originals – A World Premiere Play by Brandon Force tells the story of three prep-school boys who are accused of plagiarism, having turned in identical essays word for word, semicolon for semicolon. Two upperclassmen are assigned the task of sussing out the truth, leading all five to decide for themselves what is more valuable…

Immersed in Nature: Open Call for Live Painters

By DNDA Staff | October 30, 2019

This call is now closed! Thank you for your interest and participation in Immersed in Nature. For another artist opportunity, please see our open Artist Call for the 2020 Arts in Nature Festival here. Immersed in Nature – CALL CLOSED DNDA is seeking visual artists to create original works during the 2020 Arts in Nature…

Throwback: 2017 Salmon Eco-Sculpture

By DNDA Staff | October 25, 2019

DNDA’s various EcoArts programs promote creativity and increase environmental awareness. At DNDA we believe it is our duty to recycle, to live simply, and to be stewards of our local environment. We inspire creative reuse in order to breathe life into old materials.  Inspired by our ecological approach and innovative use of recyclable materials, we…

EcoArts Craft Extravaganza

By DNDA Staff | October 14, 2019

We are excited to announce fall and winter EcoArts programming for young residents at Croft Place Townhomes and High Point! We are starting the program off with a two-day “Spooky Mask Making” workshop at both locations. Youth will learn painting, collage and mixed-media techniques to create beautiful masks in time for Halloween. Mask making at…

“Cooking as Art” with High Point Youth

By DNDA Staff | October 9, 2019

“Cooking as Art” is a beloved part of DNDA’s Summer Youth Program (SYP) in the High Point community. Not only do youth participants learn how to cook dishes from all around the world, they also get to try many foods they’ve never had before. DNDA’s “Cooking as Art” classes are designed for youth to practice…