Festival Partner:The Net Loft
The Net Loft has a storefront on at 140 Adams Avenue in downtown Cordova, and carries a wide variety of yarn, needlework, scrapbook, papercraft & handcraft supplies, as well as a selection of fine gifts, jewelry & chocolates. Many of their products reflect and are reminiscent and influenced by the incredible beauty of the natural setting of this coastal town nestled in the Chugach Mountains. Most importantly, it is their hope and desire to not only provide quality materials for creativity, but to also create a welcoming environment for the collective learning and sharing of creative pursuits among friends. We are grateful for their partnership with our festival, providing some amazing creative outlets for festival participants. Sign up for Fungus Festival Workshops with The Net Loft and receive a 10% discount as a registered festival attendee!
Featured Artist: Kristin Link
Kristin has been working as a natural history artist in Alaska since she received a graduate certificate in Science Illustration from California State University Monterey Bay in 2010. Her ambition as an artist is to create images that explain and tell stories about the natural world. Her hope is that her work inspires people to look closer at their own surroundings, and in that action to instill knowledge and conservation. Her work may be found on interpretive signs, in books about national parks, and in museums. She has exhibited her illustrations and field sketches at the Alaska State Museum and received grants from the Rasmuson Foundation and the Alaska State Council on the Arts. She lives in a cabin outside McCarthy, Alaska on the edge of the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve. You can learn more about both her science illustration and fine art at kristinillustration.com
Local History & Culture
The Cordova Historical Museum and Ilanka Cultural Center are open Monday - Saturday and feature historical exhibits and local artwork depicting the culture and history of our region. If you have specific questions, feel free to contact them:
- Cordova Historical Museum - (907) 424-6667
- Ilanka Cultural Center - (907) 424-7903
Stop by the Festival Welcome table or contact the Chamber for a Historic Walking Guide pamphlet & Driving Historical Tour brochure.