Presented by Guemes Island Community Center Association (GICCA)
“Enriching and Connecting our Island Community”

Presented by GICCA

“Enriching and Connecting our Island Community”

Clyde Petersen

Mixed Media Artist

I have a long childhood history with box forts.

Clyde Petersen is a Northwest artist, working in film, animation, music, installation and fabulous spectacle. They are the director of Torrey Pines, an autobiographical stop-motion animated feature film. Their award-winning work has been featured in museums, galleries, DIY spaces and film festivals around the world. Clyde founded and runs The Fellow Ship Artist Residency on Guemes Island, a free artist residency space for Queer and BIPOC people. Clyde is currently working on two feature films: Even Hell has its Heroes and Our Forbidden Country.


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“It’s cool to build your own world in these dystopic times. It allows you to exercise a little control over your environment.”


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Artist of the Month ★

September 2021

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© Clyde Petersen