Lavone Newell-Reim's Skagit City Studio and Gardens
Recently, while sitting on a panel on the value of art, Lavone was asked the following question: How does the Skagit Valley environment affect you and your work?
"It saves my sanity. Every day I renew my energy and love of the Valley by awakening in my open loft with no curtains. The air is often filled with flying trumpeter swans, snow geese, and eagles against a sky with a gorgeous palette of soft morning colors. Every day it is a magical experience that helps take away the pain of politics gone awry. Nuclear threats, environmental disasters, dissension, racism, all are bringing our country into crisis. A congress that does not work for the common good, bipartisanship seems to be totally lacking in our sitting congress chambers. The peacefulness of our garden is filled with countless smaller birds. The haven of my small studio filled with music and the rhythms of painting are a true respite from the troubled world we live in."
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