Enumclaw gallery highlights Seattle-area artist’s work

The city of Enumclaw's Gallery 2009 presents Seattle-area writer and artist Peter Chafouleas' exhibit "Photographs with a Twist" through Oct. 6.

The city of Enumclaw’s Gallery 2009 presents Seattle-area writer and artist Peter Chafouleas’ exhibit “Photographs with a Twist” through Oct. 6.

According to city of Enumclaw Cultural Programs Manager Gary LaTurner, Chafouleas is a master with Photoshop and visual images.

“His creative force is put to work in a diverse collection of images for his current show in Enumclaw’s Gallery 2009,” LaTurner stated. “Rendering images of real objects and places into abstractions takes skill and knowledge. Peter Chafouleas has a very creative body of work on display at City Hall.”

“Being an artist is still alien to me” Chafouleas said in a press release. “A few years ago I sat down with Photoshop for the first time and, well, thoughtless art ensued.”

Chafouleas prefers to call himself a cynic and hence his works have a subliminal darkness within the resulting brightness of each piece. Armed with a Nikon D70 and Adobe Photoshop as his medium, he is one of the most talented innovators of our time in digital artwork, LaTurner noted.

Gallery 2009 is in the Council Chambers at Enumclaw City Hall, 1339 Griffin Ave. Hours for the exhibition space are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Enumclaw City Hall is closed on national holidays. The gallery is closed to the public on Tuesday of each week for municipal court proceedings. For information, contact the Enumclaw Cultural Programs office at 360-802-0239.

More in Life

Enumclaw High hosts 7th annual Empty Bowls event

The event, held at Enumclaw High School, will help fund the Enumclaw Food Bank and Plateau Outreach Ministries.

A modern fairytale with a twist

He did it on one knee. One knee, with a nervous grin… Continue reading

Read the first two books before tackling ‘Banished’

Well, look at you. And you do — ten times a day,… Continue reading

Breakfast for the Birds coming Feb. 21

Celebrate the coming of spring with breakfast, fun hats and Ciscoe Morris.

With help from ‘The Grumpy Gardener,’ you can prepare for spring | The Bookworm

Normally, you’d never allow it. Holes in your yard? No way! Trenches… Continue reading

How to keep The Courier-Herald visible in your Facebook feed

Facebook has changed the news feed to emphasize personal connections, and you might see less news. Here’s how you can fix that.

A small act of kindness can make a big impact | SoHaPP

Join SoHaPP’s book group this February to discuss “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio. Don’t have the book? Check it out at the Enumclaw Library or visit The Sequel.

This book will WOW you | Point of Review

Wow. Just… wow. Did you see that? Wasn’t it awesome? It was… Continue reading

EHS graduate McNab promoted to Lieutenant Colonel

Tom McNab was recently promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the United States Air Force.

White River Valley Museum opens “Suffer for Beauty” exhibit

Corsets, bras, and bustles, oh my! The White River Valley Museum is hosting its new event, “Suffer for Beauty,” which is all about the changing ideals of female beauty through the ages. The exhibit runs through June 17.

Library’s art and writing contest returns to Pierce County | Pierce County Library System

Pierce County teens are encouraged to express themselves through writing, painting, drawing and more for the annual Our Own Expressions competition, hosted by the Pierce County Library System.

‘School of Awake’ offers advice to adolescent girls

Twinkle, twinkle. For as long as you can remember, you’ve known how… Continue reading