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The Behr Gallery, located at 1516 Western Avenue in Seattle, is exhibiting the work of young Seattle artist Haley Boyd during the month of February. The 2013 recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship at Western Washington University College of Fine and Performing Arts, her work has also been shown in galleries in Bellingham and Seattle.
Abmeyer + Wood Fine Art, 1210 Second Avenue opens from 5-8pm with a reception for “Grounded Stories.” Katie Metz translates the city’s essence into the language of line and paint. The subject of Metz’s paintings are inspired by her immediate surroundings in the heart of Seattle, as well as the plethora of images arising from her experience in other urban centers. The show runs through February 28. Shown: Grounded Stories Forty.
The ArtxChange Gallery, 512 First Avenue S., is featuring “Tradition Unwrapped: Korean Bojagi and Joomchi Now” through February 28. The First Thursday reception is from 5-8pm, and an artist reception with Chunghie Lee and Jiyoung Chung takes place February 8 from 1-4pm. The exhibit gives viewers an overview of the diverse styles, techniques, and innovations being created by contemporary artists around the world working with bojagi and joomchi techniques. Joomchi is a unique traditional Korean way of making textured handmade paper by using only water and eager hands while Bojagi (Bo-Jah-ki) is an ancient Korean folk tradition of pieced textiles for both every day and ceremonial use. Shown: Bojagi construction, silk-screened printed on hemp by Chunghie Lee.
Opening from 6-8pm at Davidson Galleries, 313 Occidental Avenue S., are recent paintings and drawings by Robert Ernst Marx (who is celebrating 40 years with the gallery), Wendy Orville’s “Sightlines,” and the graphic art of Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Shown at the left: Toys of the Goddess by Robert Enst Marx.
Foster/White Gallery, 220 Third Avenue S., presents a series of new encaustic landscapes by Mark Rediske in a reception from 6-8pm . His recent paintings reflect a desire to look at fairly familiar settings in altered states as he works layers of encaustic paint and oil pastels over a series of wood panels. The show is on view through March 1.
Gallery 110, 110 Third Avenue S. opens in a reception from 6-8pm with their “Fourth Annual Juried Exhibition” juried by Catharina Manchanda, the Jon and Mary Shirley Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Seattle Art Museum. Instead of grand declarations or statements, most of the artists in this exhibition capture a fleeting gesture, thought, or create sculptural forms that are inspired by everyday materials or rituals. A reception for the artists and awards will be February 8 from 5-8pm.
Gallery IMA, 123 S. Jackson Street, opens from 6-8pm with a reception for works by C.L. Utley g& David Berridge featuring C.L. Utley’s detailed, colorful acrylics along with the rich oil pastel landscapes of David Berridge. The show runs through March 1.
Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Avenue S., opens for First Thursday through 8pm with their first one-person exhibition by Claude Zervas. The exhibition features a series of brushed ink drawings on paper related to botanical and scientific illustrations. Also on view through February 15 is a selection of works for sale from the inventory of the recently-closed Francine Seders Gallery, former home of some of the top artists in the area.
Juan Alonso Studio, 301 Occidental Avenue S., features “Bigstuff: Large and Older Works,” in a reception from 5-8pm.
Opening in a reception from from 6-8pm at the Lisa Harris Gallery, 1922 Pike Place,, is a preview of Peter de Lory’s “Tenuous Remnants.” De Lory has exhibited frequently at museums and other institutions throughout the United States, Japan, and Canada since 1977, and early in his career he was assistant to the late American photographer Minor White. His work appeared in such pioneering photography publications as Aperture and Camerawork, and he lectured and taught from 1979 to 1995. He was resident photographer at Sound Transit, and the Seattle Water Dept. (Seattle Public Utilities). He has collaborated several public art projects in Washington State, including SeaTac, Longfellow’s Creek, and the Wenatchee Convention Center. The artist has been represented by Lisa Harris since the year 2000. Shown: Peter de Lory, Homestead Site.
Punch Gallery, 119 Prefontaine Place South, opens from 5-8pm with “Icarus” by Bill Finger. Finger is a Seattle-based artist whose work often draws from his past experience as an Assistant Cameraman in the Film Industry. His work centers around the construction and photographing of miniature “sets.” His images can be found in the permanent collection of the George Eastman House Museum of Photography in Rochester, NY.
“Thinking of Raven,” a group exhibition, opens from 6-8pm at the Stonington Gallery, 125 S. Jackson Street. Works in media as varied as glass, prints, jewelry, wood and metal sculpture will explore lesser-known sides of this character who is central in many myths from far and wide along the Pacific Northwest Coast. Artists will consider questions such as: who is Raven in our modern world, and where do we see him (or her?) in popular culture? Encouraged to think outside the box, the artists will show us just what they’ve been thinking about Raven. Shown at the left: Gift of the Raven Triptych by Alano Edzerza.
Brackenwood Gallery, 302 First Street in Langley celebrates February as the month of love with a broad spectrum of art capturing the human experience of… eroticism, intimacy and the space between. 15 gallery artists have captured various aspects of the word love. The exhibit continues through Feb. 24. Shown: Nude Study #5 by Jason Waskey.
In the cooperative spirit of the firing, Isaac Howard and his fellow wood-firing artists will share the spotlight for the month of February at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Avenue in the Fairhaven District of Bellingham. A lengthy and demanding process, wood-firing requires a team to maintain the proper kiln temperature through constant stoking–for over fifty hours. This produces enchanting, almost archaic-looking work, with unique and unpredictable variations from firing to firing.
Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 Fifth Avenue NE, says, “It’s summer “down under” now. Australia Day is the Australian national holiday started as a commemoration of the arrival of the first British ships in Sydney Cove in 1788. The day now celebrates Australia’s rich diversity, history, and landscape.
This little fellow is “Phascolarctos Furcus,” the native koala, in a 19th century hand-colored engraving by William Jardine. It’s from Naturalist’s Library published by Jardine and printed by W. H. Lizars, London, 1833-1843. You’ll find it in the Antique Animals section.
Azuma celebrates 35th Anniversary with Yamamoto’s Byobu Screen Exhibition on view now through February 15
Currently on view at the Azuma Gallery, 530 First Avenue S., is “Byobu Screen (folding) Exhibition.” Showing through February 15, the acclaimed artist, Seikodojin Yamamoto, is known internationally for his screens.
Angela Bandurka’s work is on view at the Art Spot, 408 Main Street in Edmonds. The award-winning artist recently was awarded the Jack Richeson Materials Award Competition is Paso Robles, CA.
Cole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue S., opens for the Edmonds Art Walk with “The Lively Still Life,” a collections of paintings by gallery artists, and “Enchanged,” contemporary realism by Michelle Wadele-Dick. Shown at the left: Down from the Attic.
Gallery North, 401 Main Street in Edmonds, is showing the “Kim & Ginni Show” during the art walk reception from 5-8pm. The unusual show features mother/daughter art partners Kimberly Ann Halvorson Caldwell and Virginia Guest. Walkers will meet the monthly featured artists and enjoy treats and beverages as they browse through the gallery.
On view at Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery, 1420 Fifth Avenue in the City Centre building, through December 31 is the “Holiday Show 2013.” Gallery artists have designed new work especially for the holidays ranging from gold and diamonds to found objects. Shown: Opal and Diamond Ring, 14k ring with Old Mine Cut Diamonds(1.10TCW) and 2.35CT opal, ca 1910 – 1920. Size 8.5 (May be sized to fit)
Several prominent artists are in the Francine Seders Gallery, 6701 Greenwood Avenue N., current show. Recent work by Dale Lindman and Norman Lundin will be on view in the main gallery through December 24. In the upstairs galleries, Dina Barzel will show in the west room, Michael Howard in the east room, and Diann Knezovich in the center room. Shown: Norman Lundin, Remembered Detail.
Now located at the Seattle Art Museum , inside SAM Shop, on First Avenue between Union and University Street, the SAM Gallery opens "Hybrid," a solo show by Troy Gua. The Northwest artist unveils new Pop Hybrids as well as known favorites, part of a widely recognized series. Come see what all the buzz is about. The opening reception is Thursday, December 12, 6-8pm. Troy Gua, La Dada Gaga, resin coated metallic C-print on panel, 48×48 in.
The new exhibit at the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, explores selected views by Milo Duke, Ray Pelley and Wendy Wees. The three friends, brought together through their midwest connections, portray their perspectives of living environments from surreal, real and fantasy in a group exhibit titled “Habitats.” The opening reception is December 11 from 6-8pm.
Currently showing at Art House Designs, 420-B Franklin St. SE in Olympia, are works by Greg Caudell. The widely shown and collected northwest artist is the recipient of many awards including the 2012 Artist Choice Award, Scotchman’s Peak Plein Air Paint Out. Shown: Lilliwaup, oil on museum-wrapped canvas, 24˝ × 24˝