Our Mission

The mission of Anderson Island Arts is to enrich the lives of people on Anderson Island by making the arts an integral and dynamic part of the community.

Our Vision

Our volunteer organization’s vision is to grow and sustain a vibrant Anderson Island arts community, where the support of the arts serve as a catalyst for creativity, collaboration, and collective benefit.

Our Values

Our Story

In 1998, Island Arts was born out of a need for creativity, culture, and artistic expression on Anderson Island, Washington. Our goal was to become a community-based entity dedicated to enriching lives through visual, performing, literary, and film arts, as well as education, for the residents of the island. Since its inception, Island Arts has made a remarkable impact with unwavering determination and an unwavering commitment to its mission and continues to be a beacon of art, imagination, and connection for the residents of Anderson Island.

Island Arts is a non-profit organization located on Anderson Island, with a clear objective of providing diverse arts-related events and activities for both the residents of the island and surrounding communities. For over 25 years, we have been committed to fostering creativity, expression, and connection by organizing and sponsoring a wide range of programs, such as live music, movies, poetry readings, art shows, and our exciting annual Anderson Island Film Festival. As we continue to grow and evolve, we remain dedicated to our mission and passionate about bringing the joy of the arts to our community.

Anderson Island Arts

Board of Directors

A team of excellence

Island Arts is a remarkable organization driven by a team of inspiring volunteers. These individuals are not only passionate about the arts but also deeply committed to serving their community. They are the backbone of our organization, dedicating their time and energy to bring creativity and culture to Anderson Island. With unwavering dedication and enthusiasm, these volunteers have helped Island Arts become a thriving hub of artistic expression and community engagement. Their love for the arts and their community is truly inspirational and motivates us to continue to strive for excellence in all that we do.

Penne Wilson


John Ullis

Vice President

Jamie Nelson


Dian Hathaway


Glenn Robb

Board Emeritus

David McGoldrick

Board Member

Lara Behnert

Board Member

Noland Hoshino

Board Member

Virginia Cummings

Board Member

Karen Coulter

Board Member

Vickie Driver

Board Member


Volunteers have helped Anderson Island Arts become a thriving hub of artistic expression and community engagement on the island.