Our Vision

Arts Access For Islanders


Alchemy Art Center is a non profit organization space for creative people to learn, work and connect on rural San Juan Island. We believe that artists should have access to tools, space, and collaborative support necessary for creating their art.

The San Juan Islands are becoming recognized as a thriving arts community, and the arts are increasingly seen as a source of great value in our community.

Alchemy Art Center offers valuable studio space, shared equipment, and a platform for creative exchange between artists. By providing access to space and equipment that can be financially prohibitive, Alchemy Art Center works to preserve San Juan Island as an accessible place for artists to live, which in turn creates a richer and more creative island culture.

Alchemy is currently the only community ceramics, photography, and printmaking space available to islanders where they live.

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