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Funny Business at Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery

facereFacèré Jewelry Art Gallery,  1420 Fifth Avenue, presentsFunny Business: Making Mischief” from July 27 through August 17.  From irreverent design to playful disguise, nine artists bring a smile to their craft. The featured artists are: Emily Cobb, Nikki Couppee, Anna Davern, Chris Giffin, Thomas Hill, Felieke van der Leest, Kristin Lora, Sam Mitchell, and Tabea Reulecke. Shown: Anna Davern, Covert Operator, object with removable brooch, reworked biscuit tin, printed steel, spring mechanism, and copper stand. Gentleman with kitten mask that uses a spring mechanism to reveal a possum face underneath. Photo: Andrew Phillips

Micki Lippe: Mentoring as ART at Waterworks Gallery

waterMeet the many jewelry artists Micki Lippe has mentored in a celebration July 23 from 1-4pm at the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor. This exhibition speaks well to the roles of mentors and mentee in the artwork. to become a metal-smith, sculptor, writer or teacher, one must learn technique, develop skills, and the practice one’s art form.

Howard/Mandville Features Suko and Kustusch Exhibition

howardJoin the Howard/Mandville Gallery, 120 Park Lane in Kirkland, for a two-person show featuring new works by Ezra Suko and Lindsey Kustusch.  Both artists will be attending the opening night preview on July 23 from 5-7pm  and would love to meet you and discuss their work. The show runs through August 7. Shown: As the day Drew On by Lindsey Kustusch

Third Thursday Art Walk in Edmonds 5-8pm

cascadiaOn view through August 23 at the Cascadia Art Museum, 190 Sunset Avenue in Edmonds, are two new exhibitions: “Against The Moon: The Art of John Matsudaira,” and “Northwest Photography at Mid-Century.” Shown: John Matsudaira (1922-2007)  First Snow, 1959, Oil on canvas 48 x 32" Collection of the Matsudaira Family



The Cole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue S., is showing "Nocturne" Paintings of the Night, through  August 15, featuring Ron Stocke, Angela Bandurka and selected gallery artists including Willow Bader, Terrence Gasca and more.



galnorthMeet Lonni Flowers and enjoy her exhibition, “Colorful Imaginings,”  during the Edmonds Art Walk from 5-8pm  at Gallery North, 401 Main Street. . “Colorful Imaginings” is open to the public daily through July 31 and will include more than thirty of Lonni’s playful original paintings as well as many of her hand-painted silk scarves, and unique jewelry creations. . Shown: Tropical Tryst.



zincCalifornia sculptor Angela Schwer makes her Northwest debut at Zinc Art, 102 3rd. Avenue S.,  with “Designed Chaos” exhibiting July 21-August 15. Leaving color off the table, Schwer brings to light the immense complexity and often elegantly chaotic designs in nature with her pure white polymer clay sculptures of plant, sea, and fungi life that can be hung vertically or set tabletop.

Cocktail Culture Show Opens at Northwest Woodworkers

Capture.An exhibit of cocktail tables featuring a curated selection of contemporary designs by the member artisans of Northwest Woodworkers Gallery, 2111 First Avenue in Seattle, opens July 21 in a reception from 5-8pm and runs through August 31.  Meet the furniture makers and enjoy a special hand crafted cocktail created for this event. Shown: by Sean Carleton

Amanda Richardson Show at Waterworks Gallery

waterworks“Amanda Richardson; Textile Wall Hanging​s” opens on July 16 and runs through August 3 at the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Ave. in Friday Harbor. This show’s subject matter is inspired by the beautiful flowers and rocky cliffs from her home in Cornwall, UK. Additionally, it is infused with remembrances of the flowers from the San Juan Islands and her recent travels to Crete and Kazakhstan. The individual pieces are created using custom dyed fabrics, finely cut into varying sizes, placed onto a backing sheet of fabric, and then fused into place.

New Shows Opening July 14

Dendroica Gallery, 1718A E. Olive Way in Seattle,  opens from 5-9pm with a reception for  "The Exploratory Line," sculptors drawings. Sculptors may work directly, or may make marks on paper or on material before creating the final piece. The marks on paper presented in the exhibit are explorations into three-dimensional space, translated onto the flat page.  The show runs through August 8.


“Piecing it Together: New Work by Jessica Bonin” opens in a reception from 5-9pm and runs through August 7 at the Ghost Gallery, 504 E. Denny Way. The reception takes place during the Capitol Hill Art Walk July 14.


“Remember Me: Natasha Marin,” selections from a growing archive of collaborative, multimedia works collected for more than 10 years from various local communities including incarcerated women, homeless women, women of color, differently-abled women, women surviving mental illness, teenaged women, and children, opens from 6-9pm at Vermillion, 1508 11th. Avenue.


Woodside/Braseth Gallery, 1201 Western Avenue in Seattle, presents works of Northwest Master, Guy Anderson (1906 -1998).  This is an important selection of major paintings inspired by the Pacific Northwest mythos, many of which have not been exhibited before.  Also on view are works from the Northwest School, Kenneth Callahan, Morris Graves, Paul Horiuchi, and Mark Tobey. 5:30 – 8:30 for the gallery reception.

Jaime Ellsworth Show at Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery

gunnarGunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, is showing  the newest  works of Jaime Ellsworth in an exhibition titled Funny Bunny Buddy,” opening on July 13  in a special reception  for the artist from 6-8pm. Included in  E. Ashley Rooney’s book, “100 artists of the Northwest” she is not only a painter, but also  also actively raising rescued horses and dogs which represent the bulk of her artistic subject matter. Ellsworth’s work is widely collected. The show runs through August 6.. Shown: Green Rabbit with Pearls.

Big Show Debuts July 11 at Women Painters of Washington

wpwThe members of Women Painters of Washington, 701 5th. Avenue, Suite 310,  boldly demand altered perspectives in BIG SHOW exhibiting July 11-September 30, 2016 in downtown Seattle. Multiple genres and mediums will be represented in abstract, representational, contemporary and traditional genres.Every piece of this group show will be large and in charge with a minimum 36 inches in one dimension. Shown: Artifacts 6 by Cheryl A. Richey.

Alfred Currier Showing at Simon Mace in Port Townsend

simonSimon Mace Gallery, 236 Taylor Street in Port Townsend,  is currently showing,  through August 1,  celebrated artist Alfred Currier—in his solo show “Passionate Obsession”. For Currier, painting is an obsession as well as a passion. As he says, “Passion for the love of it. Obsession means I have no choice.” A lifelong artist and resident of Anacortes since 1991, Alfred Currier is a well-established Northwest oil painter best-known for his vibrant palette and thickly textured canvases. The body of work for July’s show falls into three categories—serene Skagit Valley Landscapes, Working Lands and European Settings. Shown: A Sense of Place.

Planographic Prints This Month at Fine Impressions

fineFine Impressions Gallery, 8300 Fifth Avenue NE. in Seattle,  continues their exploration of the different forms of printmaking this month with an in depth look at planographic prints. Created on a single plane with no carving or etching, planographic prints include lithographs, chromolithographs, monoprints and monotypes. This grouping of “Pears” is a perfect example of a chromolithograph from the height of their popularity at the end of the 19th century.

Second Saturday Art Walk in Poulsbo 5-8PM Tonight

bluewaterBluewater Artworks Gallery & Framing, 18961 Front Street, is featuring Christy’s color pencil drawings as well as a variety of fine art by other artists in various mediums. Shown at the right by Christy (detail)



carriegCarrie Goller, owner of the  Carrie Goller Gallery, 18801 Front Street, says, “July is jumping – the sidewalks of Poulsbo are filled with visitors from all over the world. Art is everywhere, the weather is perfect and people are happy. It’s summer and time to get out and about. Shown at the left: Pounce by Goller.



frontFront Street Gallery, 18881 Front Street, presents “Digital Fractals by Pamela Dick this month. Digital Fractals are created by repeating a process to generate patterns, many of which can be found in nature. Digital Fractals shown at the right.



libertybayLiberty Bay Gallery, 18830 Front Street, features self-taught artist Carolyn Doe. Doe works with different mediums resulting in batiks, palette knife paintings and silk scarves. Shown at the left by Carolyn Doe.



magalMagal & Louis Gallery, 18961 Front Street, shows works by Local artist and printmaker Leigh Knowles Meteer as well as photography by Jean-Claude Louis. Shown at the right:  Winter Light by Leigh Knowles Meteer.



verkThe July  show at the Verksted Gallery, 18937 Front Street, features Dinah Satterwhite’s photography and Andy  Pam Buck’s potter.

Seattle First Thursday Art Walk July 7

artxchangeArtXchange Gallery, 512 S. First Avenue  announces their new exhibition, “Expressing Lineage: Cultural Storytelling through Pattern,” running through August 27.  Pacific Northwest artist June Sekiguchi presents site-specific installation and sculpture in scroll-cut wood and cut paper, displayed alongside paintings by some of Australia’s leading aboriginal painters. Shown at the left: Elizabeth Marks Nakamarra, Lightning Dreaming.


davidsonDavidson Galleries, 313 Occidental Avenue S., welcomes Robert Connell for his tenth exhibition with the gallery. Connell makes distinctive use of sumi ink drawings created on location overlaid with gouache which has been applied in the studio with brayers. Also showing are Japanese woodblock prints.  On view through July 30, the exhibitions open from 6-8pm. Shown: Rainier Beer by Robert Connell.


Flatcolor Gallery, 77 S. Main, welcomes Oliver Hibert to Seattle for his first solo exhibition at Flatcolor Gallery. Hibert’s psychedelic colors explode off the canvas in his experimental new works forTechnicolor Nightmare.” The artist will attend the 5-9pm opening.



Foster/White Gallery, 220 Third Avenue S. opens from 6-8pm with local master stone sculptor Will Robinson. Much of Will Robinson’s creative vision springs from attributes of the locally quarried stone itself. The show runs through August 20.



fredFrederick Holmes and Company, 309 Occidental Avenue, opens on First Thursday with a show premiering new work by Jane Burton, Michael Caci, Barry Johnson, Mark Erickson and Martin Webb. Shown: At the Request of the Mockingbird by Mark Erickson.




Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 3rd. Avenue S., opens from 6-8pm with “Topos,” by New York artist, Darren Waterston. These twelve new oil paintings on panel and ten works on paper create abstract, other-worldly landscapes. Also showing is the seventh exhibition by Seattle artist, Margie Livingston. “Too Soon For Hindsight” continues the artist’s innovative use of acrylic paint to create sculptural metaphors for the body exploring the effects of aging, damage and entropy.



On view through July 30 at the Linda Hodges Gallery, 316 First Avenue S., is a show featuring works by  Joe Max Emminger / Zac Culler. Emminger, well known to Seattle audiences, continues his optimistic and magnetic narratives where a cast of characters play, love, and interact. Culler is exhibiting his first solo show at Linda Hodges Gallery. The show opens from 6-8pm.


lisaharrisLisa Harris Gallery, 1922 Pike Place, opens from 6-8pm with “ 31 for 32:  Summer Salon,” celebrating the gallery’s 32nd anniversary in the Pike Place Market with an exhibition featuring works by all 31 gallery artists. This,survey highlights the gallery’s commitment to West Coast artists and especially the Pacific Northwest. This last exhibition in the current space as the gallery begins a new chapter in early fall when it re-opens around the corner in a street-level location on First Avenue between Stewart St. and Virginia St. Shown at the right by Richard Morhous.


proPrographica/KDR Gallery is now  located at 313 Occidental Avenue, where they share a space with Davidson Galleries . The first show in the new location is called  “Identity Method: Degrees of Separation,” featuring works by Darlene Campbell, Kenny Harris, F. Scott Hess, Ira Korman, Judy Nimtz, Sarah Perry, Robert Schultz & Peter Zokosky. On view through August 27, the opening reception is July 7 from 6-8pm. Shown: Sarah Perry Behind Your Eyes (detail).



“Friday’s Child,” work by  Dan & Ray Friday, opens from 5-8pm at the Pilchuck Gallery, 240 2nd. Avenue S. Connected through family and their shared love of glass, siblings Dan and Ray Friday have always been motivated by each other’s dedication to art making.



Punch Gallery, 119 Prefontaine Pl S.,  founded in March 2006 by a grop of scrappy kids from the sticks eager to participate in the Seattle art scene, is featuring their last exhibit this month with the opening on First Thursday from 5-8pm. The exhibition, “Hit and Run,” features work by  Renee Adams, Howard Barlow, Justin Colt Beckman, Justin Gibbens and Joanna Thomas.



stonington“Hib Sabin: Solo Exhibit” opens from 6-.8pm at the Stonington Gallery, 125 South Jackson Street, and runs through July 31. The show features new work by sculptor Hib Sabin (Non-Indigenous) in juniper, bronze and glass. Sabin also debuts new collaborative pieces made with glass-blower Peter Wright, in the style of canopic jars, as well as his spare and elegant process sketches.



traverThe Traver Gallery, 110 Union Street, presents part two of our three-part exhibition Ceramics Invitational series, “National Clay.” For this curated exhibition, Traver Gallery  invited 16 contemporary ceramic artists presently residing and working within the United States to exhibit examples of their current work. During the month of July, the entirety of the 3200 square foot space will be dedicated to this important survey. The reception is from 5-8pm. Shown at the left: Jun Kaneko, Untitled Pair.

Prographica/KDR Debuts New Pioneer Square Space

proPrographica/KDR Gallery is now  located at 313 Occidental Avenue, where they share a space with Davidson Galleries . The first show in the new location is called  “Identity Method: Degrees of Separation,” featuring works by Darlene Campbell, Kenny Harris, F. Scott Hess, Ira Korman, Judy Nimtz, Sarah Perry, Robert Schultz & Peter Zokosky. On view through August 27, the opening reception is July 7 from 6-8pm. This is the second of three “Identity “ exhibitions, highlighting the art process with a special appreciation of historical methods within a voice of haptic ways of seeing. The featured artists come from various points of view—conceptually, pictorially, and aesthetically—yet collectively they share a deep dedication to creating artwork by way of a traditional method. In curator Eleana Del Rio’s words “Tradition by way of ‘method’ – stated loosely – is the exhibition’s topic.” Shown: Sarah Perry Behind Your Eyes (detail).

Go Figure Showing at Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery

4thGo Figure,” an exhibition celebrating the human art form, is currently showing at Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery, 311 W. Holly Street in Bellingham. Artists featured in the show are: Rob Gischer, who  created a distinctive style for his figurative works and taught art at Blaine High School from 1967-1996; Tom Sherwood who has taught art in China as well as Western Washington University and whose works were included in The Lightcatcher Museum show, “A Golden Perspective” in May 2015. Also showing are: Cooper Lanza who taught painting at Whatcom Community College and recently opened Tillie Lace School of Fine Art; Robert Finnegan (1927-1997), New York City resident, who studied at the Brooklyn Museum School of Art. The exhibition will be own view through July.