Archive for the ‘Gallery News’ Category
“Sculptural Watercolors,” an exhibit featuring work by Jayme Curley, is on view through November at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Avenue in Bellingham. Curley creates unique ceramics decorated with watercolors, colored pencils and collage. Meet the artist during Fairhaven’s Holiday Festival on November 29th from 5-8pm.
To say it’s unusual for a visual artist to be partially blind, is an understatement. Nevertheless, former Washington art professor, Robert Allan now finds himself battling weakened eyesight and still painting away. In fact, the artist feels his malady has contributed to a renewed insight into color and shape. Come see for yourself in a reception for his exhibition at the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE., on November 13 from 6-8pm. Shown: Forever Young. The show runs through December 8.
“Andre Kohn, Impressions of Amalfi” opens at the Howard/Mandville Gallery, 120 Park Lane in Kirkland, November 14 in a reception for the artist from 6-8pm. A preeminent leader of Figurative Impressionism, the artist studied with the last great generation of Russian Impressionists at the University of Moscow. Kohn’s works have been featured in a number of one-man, group, and juried shows and are in the collections of several museums. The exhibit runs through December 8. Shown: Rhapsody on the Theme of Classic Chinese Horseshoe Chair and 1989 Chateau Margaux.
Opening from 6-9:30pm at Bherd Gallery, 312 N. 8th. Street, is “Special Menagerie” featuring painter Joe Vollan and tattoo artist Megon Shore who explore the afterworld of the animal kingdom in their collaborative exhibition. Ghost animals, deaths-head moths and nodding calla lilies appear in their paintings, charting a course through the afterlife. Shown Megon Shore, Unlucky Rabbit’s Foot.
Francine Seders Gallery, 6701 Greenwood, is showing recent work by Jacqueline Barnett, Marita Dingus, Elizabeth Sandvig, and Laura Thorne which will be on view throughout the gallery November 8 through 30. There will be a reception for the artists Sunday November 10 from 2 to 4 pm. Shown at the right: Elizabeth Sandvig, Pianissimo.
“Gone to the Dogs” opens at the Kirkland Arts Center, Market Street in Kirkland, in a reception from 6-8:30pm. The artists explore the relationship with human’s best friend, as well as the political, social, and sometimes comical undertones of "going to the dogs". The center says,”Come see work in a variety of media from over 40 artists, enjoy drinks ($2) and light appetizers, and meet some special guests in the Seattle Humane Society’s MaxMobile!”
Tasty, 7513 Greenwood Avenue N., opens “Roar! Animal Kingdom” in a reception from 6-10pm. The group show features the works of Brian McGuffey, Brian Reindel, Corey Skillman, David Camisa, Michele Lynch, David Vonderlinn, Hilary Williams, Simona Candini, Lawrence Ruelos and new animal pottery by Cary Lane.
On view through November 23 at the ArtXchange Gallery, 512 First Avenue S., is “Milagros,” paintings by William Hernandez. The exhibit coincides with Seattle Art Museum’s “Peru: Kingdoms of the Sun and Moon” exhibition. Audiences have the opportunity to explore how Hernandez uses art to create a bridge that spans his past traditions and faith to his life today as an artist, husband, father and Peruvian living in the Pacific Northwest. Shown: Childhood Melodies.
Foster/White Gallery, 220 Third Avenue S., opens from 5-8pm with Andre Petterson’s work, “Impressions of Africa” He combines photographic and painting mediums, and the use of photography allows him the opportunity to capture a split second in time; incorporating paint into the work. This is his third solo exhibition at the gallery.
Gallery 110, 110 3rd. Avenue S., opens from 6-8pm with two exhibits: “Heroes Return” by Sean Fansler and “Pushing Wax,” works by Nancy Coleman and Monika Dalkin. Meet the artists November 9 from 6-9pm at the gallery.
“Fine Art Living,” contemporary paintings and textiles by Kate Steiger, is on view at the Hanson Scott Gallery,121 Prefontaine Place S., through December 21. The artist will attend a reception on November 16 from 5-7pm.
“Faded Glory,” an investigation into “beautiful decline” by visual artists Juan Alonso-Rodriguez and Laura Castellanos, is on view at 301 Storefront Gallery, 301 Occidental Ave S (at Main St.).
Lisa Harris Gallery, 1922 Pike Place is showing the work of Richard Morhous in an exhibition titled “ Making Marks” through December 2. The opening reception is from 6-8pm. Shown: San Remo.
Opening a M.I.A. Gallery, 1203 Second Avenue S., is “Translations,” the first solo show of Belgian-born photographer Sofie Knijff. A reception for the artist is scheduled for November 8 from 6-8pm.
Punch Gallery, 119 Prefontaine Place S., is showing one piece of art from each of the 15 members in their gallery in an invitational from November 7 – 16. The reception is 5-8pm.
The Seattle Art Museum Rental and Sales Gallery, now located inside SAM Shop, on First Avenue between Union and University Street, is showing new work by Northwest artists John Armstrong, Deborah Bell, Mel Curtis, Carolyn Krieg, William Mitchell, Kate Protage, Anna Siems, and Liz Tran. On view through December 8, Shown: Anne Siems, Deer Antlers.
Stonington Gallery, 125 South Jackson Street in Seattle, presents “Thinking Abstract,” an exhibition of work by renowned contemporary Haida artist Robert Davidson. The gallery’s relationship with Davidson reaches back over 25 years, and is showcasing a range of his traditional and modern works, including the debut of new prints and sculpture for 2013. The show runs in conjunction with his solo exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum, “Abstract Impulse,” Davidson’s first major museum show in the United States. Shown: Grizzly Bear.
Works by Northwest Master Paul Horiuchi (1906-1999) are on view through November 22 at the .Woodside/Braseth Gallery, 2101 9th. Avenue at Lenora, The rare paintings have come to the gallery from private collections, estates and relatives of the artist. The First Thursday reception is from 5:30-8:30pm.
On view through December 2 at the Simon Mace Gallery, 236 Taylor Street in Port Townsend, is “Wonder” featuring northwest painters Victor Sandblom and Zanetka Kralova Gawronski. Sandblom draws from the spirit of great art, (European Masters, Northwest Coastal Haida, and others) Sandblom paints by feel, crudely obliterating the idea’s genesis until it becomes inarticulate, mysterious and fully imaginative. Gawronski’s paintings have been shown internationally, garnering numerous awards. She currently teaches at Seattle Art Institute.
Brackenwood Gallery, 302 First Street in Langley on Whidbey Island, presents their fourth annual “Small Pleasures” show starting November 2. The artists’ reception is from 5-7 PM that evening. “Small Pleasures” features nearly every artist in the gallery and continues through December 31.
On view through November 22 at the Art Stall Gallery, 97 Pike St. in the Pike Place Market in Seattle, is Marsha Lippert’s "Pike Street Scenery" in her ,medium of soft and oil pastels. She is a member of Women Painters of Washington, Co-Arts. Shown at the left: Puget Sound View.
Janine Hegy, stone mason/ jeweler, and Ryoko Toyama, water media painter, will showcase their recent work in the front windows of the Blue Whole Gallery , 129 W. Washington Street in Sequim, through November 26. Visit the gallery to view the “THANKS BE” exhibit in the month of Thanksgiving. The opening reception is Nov.1, 5:00-8:00 pm during the First Friday Art Walk. Shown: Butterfly Wedge with gold by Janine Hegy.
At 5pm the Clymer Museum and Gallery, 416 North Pearl Street in Ellensburg, opens their biennial “Miniatures” show which includes small works (approximately 10” or smaller in dimensions) by over 25 artists. The shown runs through December 28.
Ornamental Arts Gallery, 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105 in Marysville, will have an artist reception featuring Sharon Shankland on November 1 from 4-7pm. Sharon specializes in painting on silk and uses a variety of application techniques including resists. Live music for this reception will be performed by classical guitarist, James McClure. Shown: Fall in the Mountains.
Celebrating 19 years in business, Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, presents a collection of landscapes, seascapes and florals by Eric Wiegardt. Wiegardt paints in an impressionist style and his pieces represent Northwest imagery.Also showing are oils by Sandy Byers, photographs on canvas by Dick Garvey, photo encaustics by Kathy Hastings and watercolors and etchings by Elizabeth Ockwell. The opening reception with the artists is Friday, November 1 from 6-9 pm. Shown: Good Company by Eric Wiegardt.
Opening from 6-8pm at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, is “Holiday Tables” which will be on view through November 30. Featured at the opening is music by Peter Spencer and Friends. Shown: Sycamore table with round steel legs; Wendy Dunder Nasturtium illuminated sculpture.
“A Glass Canvas,” curated by Traver Gallery is currently on view at the Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Avenue in Everett, and closes on Nov. 8. The annual exhibit features glass artists who specialize in painting, etching, and coldworking hand-blown glass. Shown: Walter Lieberman, PEDRAZA #2, 2007, Courtesy of Traver Gallery, Photo by Ben Lerman.
Northwest Watercolor Society (NWWS) showcases 50 paintings of its membership artists in the 22nd Annual Waterworks 2013 Membership Exhibition, October 22 – November 22.The public is invited to attend the reception and awards ceremony on Thursday, October 24, 6-8pm at Tsuga Fine Art and Framing, 10101 Main Street, Bothell WA 98011.
On view through November 29, the 2013 Annual Fall Exhibition at Women Painters of Washington Gallery, 701 Fifth Avenue (Columbia Center Building, Suite 310) in downtown Seattle, showcases the diverse talents of 62 member artists who reside in 20 cities in the greater Puget Sound region. The artists, who work in a variety of media including watercolor, oil, acrylic, mixed media, collage, colored pencil, and pastel, continue the 80-year legacy begun at their founding in 1930. Juror for the FINALE! show is Lisa Harris owner of Lisa Harris Gallery.
The Full Moon Art Gallery, 3155 Harborview Drive in Gig Harbor, celebrates their one-year anniversary October 17 with a special party and live music from 6:30-8pm. On view through the month is a group show honoring the gallery artists. Gallery favorites "Alejandro Fleites, Russ Salton, Jamie LeMesseur and Evan Read Mullins” will be on hand to celebrate, and the gallery will provide refreshments
Opening at Artspot, 408 Main Street in Edmonds, from 5-8pm during the Edmonds Third Thursday Art Walk in Edmonds, is the work of Chris Minor, a lino—cut print artist.
The Cole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue S., showcases the work of Iris Scott in “Viva la Revolution—a New Medium,” in a reception from 5-8pm. Desserts at the reception are provided by the Shorecrest High School Culinary Arts Department. Shown: Nayla. The artist will attend the opening.
On view at Gallery North this month in their new space at 401 Main Street, is “The Urban Sketchers,” or “seeing the world one drawing at a time.” Urban Sketchers Seattle is one of many regional members of a nonprofit organization that connects people around the world who draw on location wherever they live or travel. The reception is from 5-8pm.
Bilinear Art Consulting, 5701 6th. Avenue S. invites the public to celebrate their new show "Elementa" in a reception for the artists from 6-10pm during the Third Thursday Art Walk at the Seattle Design Center. Meet the artists and view over 40 new artworks on exhibit, all while having a drink on the gallery. "Elementa" is comprised of textured works from various artists using disparate objects placed together to create a unique singular artwork. The exhibit includes encaustics, paintings, photography, sculpture, and works from small to large-scale mixed media.