College of Fine & Performing Arts

Gabe Virgen Builds Ceramic Career at Bellingham Business

Gabe Virgen sits in the studio and inspects mugs

By MacKenzie Dexter of the Western Front

The ceramics studio in Western’s Art Annex is home to scattered pottery wheels, tools, dust and Gabe Virgen, a fourth-year Western student and artist. Virgen sits on a clay covered stool next to an assortment of handmade mugs to discuss his work and small business that spread into the Bellingham community.

The store, APSE, is owned and run by two Studio Art alumni - Hayley Boyd and Jarod Faw.

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Image: Gabe Virgen sits in the studio and inspects mugs that didn’t make the final cut in a recent batch on Sept. 8. // Photo by MacKenzie Dexter

Published

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 10:59am

Updated

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 10:59am