2021/2022 Season

JULY 2021

TIMELAPSE FILMS FROM AROUND THE WORLD WERE SHOWN UNDER THE STARS AT THE HARRISON HOUSE OUTDOOR BACKSTAGE. CHOSEN FROM OVER 100 SUBMISSIONS, WE ANNOUNCED FINALISTS, WINNERS, AND BEST-IN-SHOW.

The event was hosted by Casey Kiernan, Founder/Director of Timelapse Film Festival, who specializes in 4K, motion-control, timelapse, Milky Way photography, Iceland landscapes, desert landscapes and cityscapes, including aerial drone filming, and teaches timelapse photography in Joshua Tree National Park.


SEPTEMBER 2021

EMILY ENDO, TEXTILE ARTIST, GAVE AN IMMERSIVE WORKSHOP TO EXPLORE NATURAL DYEING WITH PLANTS COLLECTED ON THE HARRISON HOUSE GROUNDS. PARTICIPANTS LEARNED TO PROCESS RAW PLANT MATTER INTO DYES USING INTRODUCTORY TECHNIQUES.

Emily Endo received a BFA in fiber from the Maryland Institute College of Art and an MFA in fiber from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Emily was the Chair of Oregon College of Art and Craft Fibers Department, and worked as a mentor in the Pacific Northwest College of Art. In addition, they taught visual arts classes for adults with developmental disabilities and children’s wilderness survival and craft classes. Emily has exhibited and lectured internationally at venues such as the Scottish Glass Art Society, the Museum of Contemporary Craft (Portland), the American Craft Council (Minneapolis), Portland Art Museum, and the Rochester Institute of Technology. Their work has been featured in magazines including American Craft, Interior Design, Art Ltd. and Frontrunner. Emily is the co-director of the High Desert Observatory in Yucca Valley, CA.