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Alchemy Art Center Artist Talk Series at SJIMA: Katey Rissi and Shannon Borg

The Alchemy Art Center 2022 Artist Talk Series is hosted at the San Juan Islands Museum of Art, located at 540 Spring St. Please join us for an evening of discussion and work presented by visiting and local artists. Light refreshments will be served.

On October 16, join local artists Katey Rissi and Shannon Borg for a look into their respective artistic journeys.

Katey Rissi is an artist, herbalist, and educator based in the Pacific Northwest. Her artmaking practice is interdisciplinary and process-oriented, with a focus on printmaking and fiber art. Katey’s work explores ecological relationships, place, ancestral connection, and environmental grief. She also runs an herbal medicine project, the Salish Sea Apothecary, focused on herbal mutual aid. Katey is a resident artist at Alchemy as part of the Artists in Community program.

You can learn more about her on her website.

Shannon Borg is a painter, writer, and art and business coach. She started painting at age 50, studying in the Trowbridge Atelier at the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle. She lives in the San Juan Islands where she is a member of the Friday Harbor Atelier community of artists. Her oil paintings capture the strangeness and mystery of the beaches of the San Juan Islands.

You can learn more about Shannon on her website. For more information about Alchemy, please visit

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