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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.
The Kate Alkarni Gallery, located in the Seattle Design Center at 5701 6th. Avenue S., opens for the center’s monthly third Thursday art walk from 6-9pm with “Love at Home.” The gallery celebrates Oktoberfest this month with German food, music and drink. Featured in the group show are: Katherine Bernhardt, Julianne Berry, David Bouchat, Rachid Bouhamidi, Gavin Carrol, Miguel Edwards, Heather Elder, Chelsea Gibson, Laura Hamje, Lynne Henkel , Daniel Herr, Janet Hill, Aaron Hobson, Kathy Liao, Sara Long, Esteban Longoria, Matt Neuman, Matt Phillips, Jesse Reno, Tysen Pickerel, Ian Prebo and more. Shown is an interior of the gallery.
“The Garden of Joys,” featuring mixed media drawings in two and three dimensional forms by well known Seattle based artist, Tatiana Garmendia, opens at the Patricia Cameron Gallery, 234 Dexter Avenue N on October 16 in a reception from 5-8:30pm and is on view through December 20. Garmendia was awarded a City Arts Project Grant from the Seattle Arts Commission in 2012 and a WA Individual Artist Fellowship grant from Artist Trust in 2011. Shown: Garden of Joys 13 detail.
In a special reception October 11 from 6-9:30pm, Bherd Gallery, 312 N. 85th. Street in Seattle, opens “ Introductions.” The show is a sneak peek exhibition of the year to come, of works by Seattle urban and contemporary artists. Highlights include ornate oils by Chris Sheridan and Crystal Barbre, neon-drenched cityscapes by Greg Boudreau and Kate Protage, Kellie Talbot’s photorealism, Ryan Molenkamp’s atmospheric abstracts, Pop Portraiture by Troy Gua and more. The full line-up includes: Joe Vollan & Megon Shore (Nov/Dec), Crystal Barbre & Kate Protage (Jan/Feb), Troy Gua & Kellie Talbot (Mar/Apr), Solace & John Osgood (May/June), Aaron Jasinksi & Chris Sheridan (July/Aug), Ego & Jenny Dayton (Sept/Oct) and Greg Boudreau & Ryan Molenkamp (Nov/Dec). Shown: The Jean-Michelangelo by Troy Gua
Northwest landscape artist, Charlie Barr’s paintings are a unique mixed media blend of acrylic and cement on panel.Barr’s goal is to create paintings ranging from representational to abstract with a focus on color, contrast, and balance. He doesn’t want the quality of the painting to diminish whether viewed from ten feet or eight inches and believes it is crucial to use texture and creative brush techniques to hold a viewers attention. His show, “Landscape Perspectives,” is on view at Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, through November 10.
Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Avenue in Bellingham, is featuring “Sinuosity”, the hand-rolled clay coil creations of Ann Marie Cooper, for October. Visit Ann Marie at work in Studio #10 on the second floor above Good Earth during the Whatcom Artist Studio Tour, Oct. 5, 6, 12 & 13, 10am-5pm.
October 5 Port Townsend Gallery Walk marks the two year anniversary of the Max Grover Gallery, 630 Water Street, and Sideshow Variety. The gallery will celebrate with new paintings by painter/illustrator Jesse Joshua Watson who lives in Port Townsend with his wife and sons and paints imagery that captures his imagination at the time.
“Wax On, Wax Off” opens at Simon Mace Gallery, 236 Taylor Street in Port Townsend during the Port Townsend Art Walk from. 5:30-8pm. Wax-loving artists, Jeane Myers and Lisa Kaser came together in a show with some interesting creations. Myers is a self-taught, intuitive painter. Through experimentation Jeane has developed her techniques. Considering the limited palette–just five colors–she achieves a startling array of color variations. Kaser, Portland sculptor and painter, works with fiber, textiles and found objects. Using dried avocado and orange skins, oak galls, oyster and egg shells, and her own recycled felts, they’re held together with wax and armatures of salvaged street-sweeper tines. The show runs through October 29.
Smith & Vallee Gallery , 5742 Gilkey Avenue in Edison, presents an exhibition of new paintings by Edison local Todd Horton. With this new body of work Horton challenges traditional concepts of painting and pushes the physicality of the media. His work involves landscape, wildlife, mystery, and chance sometimes all in the same composition. The artist’s reception is from 5-8pm.
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle in Friday Harbor opens “Elemental Senses,” an exploration in painting & sculpture by two San Juan Island based artists, Dana Roberts and Matthew Gray Palmer. Roberts, a painter in her early 60′s, believes that painting is a conversation, a talking with the unknown. Dana paints shapes colors and patterns which shift and jump off the canvas. Palmer, a self taught artist since the age of 6, believes in the wonders of the exploring matter/energy and transformations. Matthew’s unique perspective and vision allow his sculptures to appear organically grown, adding the juxtaposition of time and space. The reception for the artists is from 4-7pm.
Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, opens for the Anacortes Art Walk from 6-9pm with “Dry Ice: Shaping the Northwest Landscape.” This exhibit includes works by James Lavadour, Nicole Pietrantoni, Joe Feddersen, Ron McGaughey, Aimee Sones, Kris Ekstrand Molesworth, Theodora Jonsson, Dederick Ward, Clayton James, Kathryn Glowen, and Greg Tate. Also included are lithographic prints of work by John Mix Stanley (1814-1872), an American artist-explorer who accompanied nineteenth century survey expeditions into the western states.
Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington Street in Sequim, opens from 5-8pm with a reception for the works of the late Shirley Foss, a founding member of the gallery, and Margo Hankel. Retrospect and contemporary in harmony, the two artists, late Shirley Foss and Margo Hankel, express their love of nature through their paintings. Shown: Who R U by Margo Hankel.
Childhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W. in Olympia, opens from 5-10pm for the Olympia Art Walk with “Like This,” an early series of drawings and current work by Marilyn Frasca. Her work has been exhibited on both coasts in galleries and museums and is a Faculty Emerita at Evergreen. Shown at the right: Sockeye Shaman.
Ornamental Arts Gallery, 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105 in Marysville, features new work by Kathy Hastings in a reception from 4-7pm. Hastings specializes in photography with water-related images where she combines traditional painting techniques and encaustics. Her work was juried into the Art Lending program at the Seattle Art Museum . Live music for this reception will be performed by Larry Murante who plays acoustic guitar and sings and writes much of his own music. Larry was the Grand Prize Winner of the International John Lennon Songwriting Contest in 2009. Shown: Haiku Forming.
Pottery Northwest, is showing "Sleepless in Seattle," a solo exhibition of work by Noah Riedel. The show will run from through October 26 in their historic home at 226 First Avenue North (between Thomas and John), just one block south of the Key Arena at the Seattle Center. The opening reception with the artist will be held, from 6 to 8 pm. He won top awards in the Strictly Functional Pottery National Competition, and, in 2009, joined with 26 other artists to create the Franklin Street Arts Collective to promoted both local and national artists in Chapel Hill, NC.
Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, opens from 6-8pm with their annual printmaking exhibition. Featured are : Lynn Brofsky, monotype, photo transfer; Pam Christiansen, monotype; Wendy Orville, monotype; Patty Rogers, 28 piece linocut installation; UW Assoc. Prof. Curt Labitzke, intaglio on collaged papers, Seattle; Stephen MacFarlane, monotype; Seattle Mia Luzajic, linocut, etching Serbia/CA.; Fumi Matsumoto, linocut on teabag papers, Alaska.
Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, presents a collection of landscapes, seascapes and florals by BJ Dollahite of Friday Harbor. Dollahite creates a form of mixed media collage by layering variety of handmade papers. Also showing are oils by Matt Dollahite, photographs by Lewis Jones, oils by Ramona Hammerly and pastels by Steve Hill. The opening reception with the artists is from 6 – 9 pm. Shown: Full Bloom.
“Eclectica, (A little of this, a dash of that…) Textiles, Ceramics, Prints & Paintings, Furniture,” opens at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E., #120 on Bainbridge Island in a reception from, 6-8 pm. The show introduces new textile artists Bryan Johnson and Mary Jaeger. Featuring Music from Bainbridge Island’s Peter Spencer and Friends. Shown:: Mary Jaeger, Optical Wrap.