Chromatic Concert

“Chromatic Concert” refers to the influence of color, line, music and movement in this work created by mother and son duo, Cathy Sarkowsky and Max Sarkowsky. Cathy is a visual artist with a long career as a painter and printmaker. Recently, she has also been making hand built ceramics. Max is a theatrical sound designer who recently graduated from Colorado College. He is also a musician and artist. The two decided to work “in concert” to create these colorful collages which integrate both of their drawings, paintings and some of Cathy’s prints. The opportunity to work this way together would not have occurred were it not for the COVID-19 pandemic, which brought Max home to Vashon.

Max has composed music to accompany each artwork. We invite you to experience the works online at, where you can view each artwork and listen to his gorgeous music.