Concepia moves to former Springtree Restaurant/Islands Museum of Art site on Spring Street

Concepia: Your Center for Photography is moving from Churchill Corner to the former Springtree Restaurant, 310 Spring St. The Springtree Restaurant site was last occupied by the Islands Museum of Art, which moved to First Street.

Concepia owner John Sinclair’s new location features a courtyard shaded by a camperdown elm (according to Wikipedia, the camperdown elm was first cultivated at Camperdown House in Sinclair’s native Scotland). The courtyard will have a community arts notice board, seating and refreshments for sale.

Inside, Concepia will have a photography gallery and studio, and will feature a wide selection of art books, magazines, postcards and prints. Concepia will also offer archiving, printing, retouching and restoration, tutoring and workshops.

Concepia’s phone number, Web site and e-mail remain the same: 360-378-FOTO,,