Meet a Resident: Karen McInturff

Mineral School’s first-ever visual artist resident, Karen McInturff, attended in August 2016. Based in Centralia, Washington, she works with fiber and also knits, weaves, spins wool, and sews. She has also been involved as both an organizer and presenting artist in ArtTrails of Southwest Washington, an open-studios festival held in Lewis County every September. Author Kait Heacock…

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2016 Residents Announced!

We made it to year two!  In a competitive process that drew 148  applicants from throughout the United States and Canada, our jury of Northwest writers blindly read submissions. They selected 15 literary writers who will come live and work for two-week stints in Mineral this summer, advancing their work in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Additionally,…

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2015 Residents Announced!

Mineral School launches inaugural year of artist residencies 12 writers and three volunteer chefs spend summer creating literature and community in Mineral Through a competitive process that drew 72 applicants from throughout the United States as well as Canada and the UK, a panel of five Northwest poets and prose writers have blindly selected 12…

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