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Art wall's June artist expands into colors

Alexis Newton is the featured artist for June at Belfair Self-Storage's art wall.

Raised in Port Orchard, Newton was born in and spent "a huge part" of her childhood in Shelton, where most of her extended family has lived.

"My parents have lived on Mason Lake for the last couple of decades," Newton said. "It's essentially where I 'return home' nowadays."

Newton, whose website at shows a sample of her portfolio, describes graphite pencils as "my true love and passion, when it comes to expressing my true self as an artist. There's something about the quiet depths of dark lines...


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