Events featuring current and past Holly House resident artists are free to the public as part of Hypatia’s effort to enrich the cultural life of the local community while supporting women in the arts and academia with unrestricted time to complete their projects at Holly House in solo residencies.


 Laura Busheikin, Shelton Timberland Library, 710 W. Alder St., Shelton, WA, Sunday, February 25, 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Laura Busheikin is a writer-for-hire and a creative writer exploring the many subgenres of nonfiction. She is fascinated by the power of stories to connect us, delight us, move us, and unsettle us. In particular, she loves to write about the places she calls home—the Comox Valley, Denman Island, and the land cooperative she is part of—and to explore the rich complexities of human relationship to place and community. — The Collective Magazines


Blogging with Jennifer Stoever, Shelton Timberland Library, 710 W. Alder St., Shelton, WA, July 11, 4 pm – 5 pm.

Jennifer Lynn Stoever is Associate Professor of English at the State University of New York at Binghamton. She is co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sounding Out!: The Sound Studies Blog

Botanical Printing with April Sproule, Mixed Media Textile Artist. Shelton Timberland Library, 710 W. Alder St., Shelton, WA, July 29, 2023, 10 am – 12 pm.

April Sproule will present her process and progress for her mixed media textile art piece, The Olympic Peninsula, A Sense of Place, created during her artist’s residency at Hypatia-in-the-Woods.

After a short discussion about her work, a demonstration and mini workshop on botanical printing will take place. Participants will create their own beautiful botanical prints on paper or fabric using plants of their choice. All supplies will be provided for a 9” x 12” print suitable for framing or using in other projects.

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