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First Thursday Seattle Art Walk New Shows 5 or 6-8PM

abmeyerAbmeyer + Wood Fine Art Gallery, 1210 Second Avenue, opens on First Thursday from 5-8pm with, “Don’t Forget to Breathe”  by artist Ross Richmond.  The artist will be in attendance for the opening. The full run of the show is from October 5th- October 30th 2017.Photo caption is: Don’t Forget to Breathe

The new BONFIRE Gallery, 603 S. Main Street,  show is new paintings, drawings and studies by painter Gary Faigin titled INSIDE OUT. Faigin is an artist, author, educator and critic as well as co-Founder and Artistic director of Gage Academy of Art in Seattle.

CoCA (Center on Contemporary Art), 114 3rd. Avenue S., opens for First Thursday with a retrospective exhibition featuring notable national and international artists including Laurie Anderson, James Turrell, Gary Hill and many more who have worked with CoCA over the span of their careers. The show runs from October 5th to November 18th.

This October, Foster/White Gallery, 220 3rd. Avenue S., welcomes new work by Shawn Huckins. Huckins’ Seattle debut will feature paintings from his most notable series to date, The American Revolution Revolution and The American ______tier, both of which ask the viewer to question the evolution of culture by juxtaposing early American paintings with a 21st century lexicon derived from social media and texting acronyms.

frederickFrederick Holmes And Company, 309 Occidental Avenue, in cooperation with Schulte Fine Art – recently of New York,  presents two critically acclaimed artists, Darryl Hughto and Susan Roth, who, beginning in the 1970s, became part of the colorfield and action painting movement, along with historic figures like Jules Olitski and Larry Poons. Based in New York, both  Hughto and Roth enjoy highly respected reputations for their important contributions to the genre. Their work is found in the permanent collections of multiple museums throughout the US and Europe, including the Boston Museum of Fine Art and The Greenberg Collection (Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR). Image at the left: Barn Rising by Darryl Hughto.

Paula Maratea’s “I Am Not the Only One,” opens at Gallery 1,0 , 110 3rd. Avenue S., in a reception from 5-8:30pm.

Harris/Harvey Gallery 1915 First Avenue,  presents The Chenoweth Group, a new series of oil paintings by Washington artist Gregg Laananen. Laananen breathes life and color into the Pacific Northwest Landscape with his visceral interpretations of mountain ranges, forests and rivers. Lively brushwork and a tendency towards abstraction are hallmarks of Laananen’s approach to the natural world. The exhibition opens First Thursday, October 5, with a reception for the artist from 6 – 8 pm.

The guest artist this month at Juan Alonso Studio, 306 S. Washington, is Rickie Wolfe. The opening reception is from 5-8pm.

Ryan Molenkamp in “Vancouver! Vancouver! This Is It!” opens at the Linda Hodges Gallery, 316 First Avenue S., continues his series of  graphic representations of mountainous regions and volcanoes as he explores the natural phenomena of the Pacific Northwest. The opening is October 5 from 6-8 pm.

proPrographica /KDR Gallery, 313 Occidental Avenue S.,  is pleased to announce two solo exhibitions by local artists Fred Birchman (Seattle) and Kathy Gore Fuss (Olympia). Both artists’ work have been included in numerous group exhibitions at Prographica. This is each artist’s second solo exhibition at the gallery. The forests of the Pacific Northwest have been the source material for Kathy Gore Fuss’s work for over a decade. The exhibition is entitled, “Providers”. Birchman is a process-oriented artist and the mixed media works on paper are a visual journal.  A thread of recurring icons, signature to his visual voice, permeates his work. The layering of imagery plays with notions of space, time, scale, dream worlds, and memory. Shown at the left: The Sleeping Room by Fred Birchman.

ston“LILLIAN PITT: Spirits from the Columbia River Gorge” opens from 6-8pm at the Stonington Gallery, 125 S. Jackson Street. Featured are jewelry and small sculpture by Lillian Pitt, inspired by her Wasco/Yakama/Warm Springs heritage. The elder stateswoman will be showing new jewelry designs inspired by the petroglyphs, legends, baskets and beaded designs created by her ancestors from the Columbia River.Pitt’s works have been exhibited and reviewed regionally, nationally and internationally, and she has been the recipient of numerous awards and distinctions. Her awards include the 2007 Earle A. Chiles Award for Lifetime Achievement, and the 1990 Governor’s Award of the Oregon Arts Commission, which declared that she had made “significant contributions to the growth and development of the cultural life of Oregon.”

travTraver Gallery, 110 Union Street, presents Fall Out, a solo exhibition of figurative sculpture by contemporary artist, Tip Toland.  The five sculptures that comprise Tip Toland’s most recent body of work are portraits of individuals depicting private moments of emotional struggle. The exhibition title, Fall Out, is reference to the sometimes brutal results of being an individual in a mutable and unpredictable world.

ZINC contemporary 119 Prefontaine Place S, in Pioneer Square, opens from 5-8pm with "SIGN OF THE TIMES," two woman show featuring the work of Melissa Sims and Chelsea Wong.

Howard/Mandville Gallery Shows New Works by Renato Muccillo

howardOn view through October 15 at the Howard/Mandville Gallery, 120 Park Lane in Kirkland, is a solo show of new works by Renato Muccillo.  Known for his “controlled impressionism,” the landscape artist hopes his paintings convey the message that beauty is everywhere, even in the simplest of things. “Slow down just for a second to look at something for what it is,” he muses. Image: Sanctuary II.

Frederick Nodder Scientific Prints at Fine Impressions Gallery

fineimpThis month Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 5th. Avenue NE, is dedicating the entire homepage and big space in the gallery to a set of scientific prints by artist Frederick Nodder. Part of the book "George Shaw: The Naturalists Miscellany," the exhibition includes intricate, hand-colored copperplate engravings of a wide array of flora and fauna. Image: "Strix Pulchella (Least Horned Owl)"; No. 22; Frederick P. Nodder; 1790; Engraving, Copperplate, HC; 4.75 x 7.

Kappy Trigg and Tom Small Show at Waterworks Gallery Opening September 8

waterWaterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, opens “Surface and Depth” in a reception for the artists on September 8 from 4-7pm.  Kappy Trigg continues her exploration of the medium of monotype as a form of alchemy on paper while Tom Small’s sculptures are inspired by specific locales in the Northwest including the islands, beaches, river, and mountains. This show includes recent drawings, carvings in stone and wood, and glass castings.  Trigg will talk/walk the show  Saturday, September 9 from 11.30 – 1.30 pm. Shown: Eclipse by Kappy Trigg

Smart Art National Juried Show at the Parklane Gallery

parklaneOn view through October 1 at the Parklane Gallery, 130 Park Lane in Kirkland, is the National Juried SmartArt Exhibition, a national juried show of art emanating from a mobile phone. The exhibit will range from traditional photographic landscapes to imaginative abstract art. Artists Reception, Awards Presentation and Kirkland’s 2nd Friday Art Walk: September 8, 5-8 pm.

Seattle First Thursday Art Walk September 7

’57 Biscayne, located in Suite 200 at the Good Arts Building, 110 Cherry St., is open from 5-9pm on First Thursday hosting its fourth annual “100 under $100” art show.  Available work will include original drawings, small paintings, photographs, lithographs, mixed media constructions, tin collages and more, all from local artists who share studio space. Jane  Richlovsky founded ’57 Biscayne in 2011 to offer affordable workspaces for her fellow evictees of the storied 619 Western arts building and to maintain the presence of artists in Pioneer Square.

artxchangeArtXchange Gallery, 512 First Avenue S., continues with “Wanderlust,” an exploration of the magnetic desire to experience the world. The exhibition takes a multifaceted look at the act of traveling, seen through the eyes of artists who draw energy from the magic of being somewhere new. Image: Death and Abundance by Lauren Iida.

davidOld Masters, including Dürer, Rembrandt & Burgkmair are on view this month at Davidson Galleries, 313 Occidental Avenue S. Image: Block 27. Jesters, Series: Triumph Of Maximiliam I, Medium: Woodcut, Year: Date of Impression 18th Century. Date of Plate 1522. Size: 15 x 15 inches.

This September, Mark Rediske debuts a collection of work that speaks to the sublime and its relationship to the human condition at the Foster/White Gallery, 220 3rd. Avenue S.  Rediske has been a featured artist with Foster/White Gallery  since 1991. His work is a part of corporate, hospitality and private collections worldwide.

Gallery I|M|A, 123 S. Jackson, is showing the work of James Brown in the gallery this month. Brown’s paintings explore the world of perception and the truths we assume from our sensory experiences. 

Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 3rd. Avenue S., opens for First Thursday with their third one-person exhibition of work by Seattle artist, Dan Webb. In this exhibition, “The Visitor,” the artist continues to use his consummate carving abilities to great effect, creating a collection of work that questions art and its place in the world.  Also showing is the fourth exhibition of photography by artist, Chris Engman. The artist creates labor-intensive alterations to interior settings by installing photographs to the walls, distorting  perceptions of the space.

Harris/Harvey Gallery, 1915 First Avenue,  presents new work by Ed Kamuda in Cabin and a Dream. By transforming simple forms into meaningful and enigmatic landscapes, Kamuda continues the internally symbolic and reverential nature of his previous paintings, while continuing to explore and translate the quasi-spiritual experience of the Pacific Northwest landscape.

Mariane Ibrahim Gallery, 608 Second Avenue, presents the second solo exhibition dedicated to the Belgian born photographer, Sofie Knijff. The exhibition will open on September 7 and will run until October 13. “Tales” features over a dozen photographs of new portraits and landscapes in various countries as the photographer looks at the stories and tales children grow up hearing.

proPrographica /KDR Gallery, 313 Occidental Avenue S.,  presents a solo show of work by famed photographer Marsha Burns. Gallerist Norman Lundin has been an admirer of her photographs for years. He included them in numerous thematic exhibitions at Prographica, but now welcomes the opportunity to present Burns’ work in greater depth. While work for the show wasn’t selected with a chronology in mind, it still provides some insight since the photographs span Burns’ career. Her work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art; the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the Smithsonian American Art Museum; the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam; the Centre Pompidou; the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona in Tucson; the Seattle Art Museum; the Henry Art Gallery at the University of Washington, Seattle; the Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington; and the Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, among others. Image “Kassa, New York.”

Studio 103, 306 S. Washington Street, opens for First Thursday with encaustic works by Joy Hagen, “Variations on a Theme.” Hagen selected prior works as inspiration for new work which has been altered and orchestrated into repetitive patterns that reflect new rhythms and harmony.

stonStonington Gallery, 125 S. Jackson Street, opens for First Thursday with young glass maestro Raven Skyriver (Tlingit) who returns for an exhibition of sea-life from oceans and river systems that are threatened by pollution, ocean acidification, and over-fishing. This exhibition is also a family affair, which includes photography on canvas by Skyriver’s sister Summer Moon Scriver (Tlingit), and a book signing by his mother, Irene Skyriver (Tlingit) at the exhibition opening from 5-8pm. Image: Leviathan by Raven Skyriver.

traverTraver Gallery, 110 Union Street,  opens from 5-8p with “LINO,” a new exhibition by Maestro Lino Tagliapietra. In the world of glass, very few artists earn the title of maestro. Still fewer earn the complete respect of their entire community; collectors and artists alike. Lino Tagliapietra is an influencer, an international innovator, and generous educator. His impact on the glass world cannot be overstated. Tagliapietra was the recipient of the prestigious Rakow Commission granted in 1996 by the Corning Museum of Glass, The Glass Art Society Lifetime Achievement Award, and the 2004 Visionary Award from the Museum of Arts & Design in New York. His work has been exhibited throughout Europe, Asia and North America and is included in numerous prominent public collections including: The Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York; The Danish Royal Museum in Copenhagen, Denmark; The Jewish Museum in San Francisco, California; The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, New York; Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, France, and Museo del Vidrio in Monterrey, Mexico.

Kat Cole’s Urban Color Opens September 6 at Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery

facereFacèré Jewelry Art Gallery , 1420 Fifth Avenue in Seattle,   presents “Urban Color,” an exhibition of new work by artist Kat Cole which will be on view from September 6 – 26. Fascinated by the built environment, Cole reinterprets its colors, textures, and architecture in intimate, wearable sculptures. When worn on the body, her finished works in steel, brass, and enamel, speak to city and landscape. Cole’s work has been published in Lark Books’ 500 Enameled Objects, Schiffer Publishing’s Art Jewelry Today 3, Metalsmith Magazine, Ornament, American Craft and Art Jewelry Magazine. Her work is in private and public collections including The Museum of Arts and Design in New York City and Houston Museum of Fine Art. Image: Kat Cole, Color Landscape #1, 2017, brooch/necklace, steel, enamel, photo: Dasha Wright.

Come See A Place at the Table This Month at Bainbridge Arts & Crafts

bainbridgeBainbridge Arts & Crafts Gallery, 151 Winslow, features “A Place at the Table” at the gallery this month. On view are visions of festive gastronomic celebrations in this group show featuring complete place settings in ceramic, porcelain and other mediums. Table settings for every occasion from tea for two to Thanksgiving for eight.  Included are works by Pat Espey, Nana Kuo, Reid Ozaki, Carianna Schreitz, Terry Siebert, and Cameron Snow. The reception is September 1 from 6-8pm.  Image by Cameron Snow.

Fantasies and Fabrications Tonight from 5-8PM at the Blue Whole Gallery in Sequim

blue“Fantasies and Fabrications,” is the new exhibit on view this month at the Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington Street in Sequim. Featured artists of the month of September are Bridget Baker (2D artist) and David Tinsley (sculptor). They will jointly create exciting windows with unique pieces, taking viewers to the world of fantasies and fabrications. Meet the artists September 1 from 5-8pm. Image:  Crepuscular Clouds by Bridget Baker

Rob Gischer Show Opens at Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery

fourth“Rob Gischer … New Works! opens September 1 in a reception from 6-9pm at Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery, 311 W. Holly Street in Bellingham. On view through October 14, Gischer’s show fuses color, line, optical illusion and geometry with words and stories. Throughout his long teaching career in Whatcom County, he has been represented extensively in galleries and private collections from coast to coast. Join the gallery for an artist reception on September 1 between 6pm – 9pm during Downtown Bellingham Art Walk.

Northwest Pastel Society Exhibition at Scott Milo in Anacortes Opens September 1

scottThe Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial in Anacortes, welcomes back the Signature Member Group of the NW Pastel Society. Over 30 distinguished members will exhibit work in various styles, including landscape, seascape, animals and birds, etc. Juror, Craig Lemley, from Dakota Art will give awards for the show. Please join us and see all the new work for Fall 2017. Also showing are new glass, jewelry, tables and a selection of new sculptures. Reception with the Artists is Friday, September 1, 6 – 9pm, on Labor Day Weekend. Image: Social Club, 18 x 24 Pastel by Caroline Garland.

Group Show This Month at Gallery Mack Highlights Georgia Gerber’s Sculptures

galmackLots to see this month at Gallery Mack, 2100 Western Avenue in Seattle, especially with the featured Georgia Gerber pieces. The Whidbey Island artist is widely collected by corporate as well as private art patrons.  Shown:  Deer with Wren, Bronze Sculpture, By Georgia Gerber, 30" H x 29" W x 18" D Last of the Edition

Quirky Curiosities and More This Month at Fine Impressions Gallery

fineSometimes  favorite pieces are the strange, quirky curiosities at the Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 5th. Avenue NE.  For example,  this pair of Kookaburras from the 1838 "Birds of Australia and Adjacent Islands." Artist John Gould recalled the book when he realized that the mating pair of birds was actually two males. Check out more pieces on the homepage this month including a fantastic new set of maps and diagrams from the "Meyer’s Zeitung-Atlas."

Lindsey Kustusch Show Opens August 19 at Howard/Mandville Gallery in Kirkland

CaptureLindsey Kustusch’s “Solo Show of New Works” opens at the Howard/Mandville Gallery, 120  Park Lane in Kirkland, on Saturday, August 19 from 2-4pm. Kustusch, who has gained a national following for her paintings of both animals and bustling urban cityscapes, will attend the opening reception. Her work will be featured through September 10. Image: Daybreak.

Art Walk Edmonds Third Thursday

Cascadia Art Museum, 190 Sunset Avenue,, is  featuring a selection of rare sculpture by major Northwest artists covering the decades of 1920’s-1960’s in an exhibition titled “Northwest Sculpture: Five Decades of Form and Innovation.”  Artists working in wood, plaster, marble and bronze include Everett DuPen, John Carl Ely, Marvin Herard, James FitzGerald, Phillip Levine, Ebba Rapp, and George Tsutakawa.

The Cole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue S.,  presents two feature shows: Michael Orwick & Bev Jozwiak from August 17 – September 18. Show opening is from 5-8pm.

Meet Michael and Bev and enjoy live music  with the Toka Ensemble, champagne,   & chocolate tastings from Scarlata Chocolates!   

CaptureThis month’s featured artist a Gallery North, 401 Main Street in Edmonds, is the work of Lonni R. Flowers in an exhibit called “Flora, Fauna, Land, and Sea.”  The gallery will be open for Third Thursday from 5-8pm.