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Bainbridge Arts and Crafts Opens New Shows Tonight

bainbridge“LOST AND FOUND: PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER,” opens in a reception from 6-8pm tonight at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island. Doll parts, mouse traps, abandoned nests, scrap metal. The artists who made it happen are  Barbara Helen Berger, Diane Haddon, Steve Parmelee, and Hidde Van Duym.  Also showing is “KATHLEEN McKEEHEN: COLLECTIONS,” detailed watercolors, by award-winning painter and natural science illustrator Kathleen McKeehen who brings flora and fauna to life on paper. Shown:  Steve Parmelee. Too Many Chefs. Assemblage.Image courtesy of the artist.

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Bridget Baker and Karen Rozbicki at Blue Whole in Sequim

blueFeatured artists of the month of April at the Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington,  are Bridget Baker (abstract painter) and Karen Rozbicki Stringer (photographer) who combine their talents for a show called “Visual Symphony.”  They work will be showcased in the front windows.   Bridget and Karen create a visual symphony from what they see, experience, imagine, and their feelings. Meet the artists in a reception April 1 from 5-8pm.  Shown:  Woodsmoke by Bridget  Baker.

Scott Milo in Anacortes Showcases Work By Sandy Haight

scottmiloScott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes,  introduces Sandy Haight to the gallery. Haight is the official artist for the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival this year and is presenting a new body of floral watercolors to welcome Tulip Season. She has a collection of up close abstract florals, in addition to more traditional floral images. On view through May 2, a reception for the artist is April 1 during the Anacortes Art Walk from 6-9pm.  Also showing are color photographs by Randy Dana, oils by Lorna Libert and Melissa Jander and welcoming back to the gallery, Leo Osborne and his bronze sculptures.  Featured  are quilts by members of the Fidalgo Island Quilters Group,  Shown: Toasting the Evening by Sandy Haight

Painted Cedar Art and Chairs at Artwood Gallery in Bellingham

artwoodgalIn April, Artwood Gallery, 1000 Harris Avenue in the Fairhaven district of Bellingham, is highlighting the painted cedar art of Gary Giovane, along with a selection of Comfortable Chairs. Gary’s colorful and intricate motifs, framed in blackened wood,  draw from Northwest Coast, Celtic, and Japanese influences.  Chairs: rockers, easy chairs, and dining chairs are made by various artists. Artwood shows woodwork and other useful and decorative furniture, household accessories, jewelry and gifts, all designed and made by local artists.

Botanical Prints Show Opens at University of Washington Library and at the Fine Impressions Gallery April 1

fineimpThe Pacific Northwest Botanical Artists are having their annual show at the Elizabeth C. Miller Library at the Center for Urban Horticulture at the University of Washington. On view through May 7, the show’s opening reception is April 1 from 5-8pm. Concurrently, botanicals will also be featured at Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 5th. Avenue  NE in Seattle. Shown: Hummingbird by Margaret Trent.

Annual Rising Stars Showcased at Northwest Woodworkers

northwoodThe 8th Annual Rising Stars Furniture Makers Show is on view through April 30  at Northwest Woodworkers Gallery, 2111 First Avenue in Seattle. This juried competition selects a small group of talented wood artists to participate in the show, awarding one artist, "Honor of Distinction" award and a gallery spotlight the following year. The 2015 Honor of Distinction went to Sean Carlton. Shown: Love Bench No. 32 by Sean Carlton of Bothell.

Nancy Megan Corwin Exhibit at Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery

facereFacèré Jewelry Art Gallery, 1420 Fifth Avenue, presents  “Marine Life Evolved,”  an exhibition of new work by Nancy Mēgan Corwin, on view through April 13. The exhibition is inspired by the artist’s extensive travels, as well as her collection and study of sea-based plant life. With close attention to detail and pattern, Corwin reimagines the natural world in her jewelry, creating new forms through ancient techniques of metalsmithing.  Her work can be found in numerous private collections, including The Victoria and Albert Museum in London and Tacoma Art Museum in Tacoma. Shown: Nancy Mēgan Corwin, Sectioned, brooch, sterling silver; chasing and repoussé, 3 x 3", photo: Douglas Yaple

Kent Lovelace Show Opens at Howard/Mandville March 19

howardHoward/Mandville Gallery, 120 Park Lane in Kirkland, introduces Kent Lovelace’s newest work, which gives  an intimate view of his Whidbey Island surroundings, revealing his reverence for the natural world.  This collection focuses on the many species of birds that frequent his property as well as landscapes from around Whidbey and neighboring Skagit Valley.  Kent’s unique medium of oil on copper dates back to classical 15th C. Renaissance techniques. The artist’s reception is on Saturday evening, March 19 from 5-7pm.  Shown: Cameron Morning, oil on copper.

Edmonds Gallery Walk March 17 5–8 PM

Cole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue S., celebrates their biggest event of the year, the Annual Anniversary Show!.  As an invitational showcase for all Cole Gallery artists, the exhibition will span the spectrum from classical realism to whimsical impressionism, in all sizes and mediums including painting, sculpture, glass and wood works. Show Celebration and Artist’s Reception Thursday, March 17 5:00 ~ 8:00 meet  gallery artists, Champagne., appetizers and desserts. Also featured is a special performance featuring Gary Word’s Fused Glass Viola



galnorthGallery North , 401 Main Street in Edmonds,  is showcasing  its annual invitational show of small-sized artwork – the 2016 Small Works Show. This year 77 artists, both local and from around the country, will have their work on display. The exhibit is open daily  through March 30 and will be open during the Edmonds Art Walk. Shown: by Barbara Goodfellow Childs, third place winner.



zinc“Archivist of the Sky,” new works by Deirdre Murphy are showing at Zinc Art + Interiors, 102 3rd. Avenue S. in Edmonds,  from  March 12-April 18. . Her work has received attention nationally with a current two year installation at the Philadelphia International Airport, recent solo exhibitions at Gross McCleaf Gallery and the Anthropologie headquarters, a TV feature on Articulate with Jim Cotter, and works published in Fresh Paint Magazine and New American Painting. Shown:Spring Jewel

The Art of Gary Giovane Featured at Artwood Gallery

artwoodIn March and April, Artwood Gallery, 1000 Harris Avenue in Bellingham’s Old Fairhaven district, is featuring the artwork of Gary Giovane. Gary paints on cedar, his carefully constructed motifs seamless with his carefully constructed blackened wood frames and stands. Having been a teacher at Neah Bay for many years, the Northwest Coast style shows its mark in his compositions, merging perfectly with Celtic and Japanese flavors, making a style all his own. Many of his pieces are accompanied by the stories that inspired their creation, and many themes are local to the Pacific Northwest. Meet the artist on March 12, from 1-4.

Deirdre Murphy at Zinc Contemporary March 12-April 18

zinc“Archivist of the Sky,” new works by Deirdre Murphy are showing at Zinc Art + Interiors, 102 3rd. Avenue S. in Edmonds,  from  March 12-April 18. Murphy artistically documents the social patterns of birds in her new works through bold color and dynamic shapes representing their chatter, murmurations, and migration as well as the effects of climate change on these patterns. She will be discussing her works and taking questions in a special Q&A event on March 12th from 3-6pm. Her work has received attention nationally with a current two year installation at the Philadelphia International Airport, recent solo exhibitions at Gross McCleaf Gallery and the Anthropologie headquarters, a TV feature on Articulate with Jim Cotter, and works published in Fresh Paint Magazine and New American Painting. Shown: Spring Jewel

March 12 Poulsbo Second Saturday Art Walk 5-8 PM

Shining the Light on Anne Schreivogl at Howard/Mandville

howardHoward/Mandville Gallery, 120 Park Lane in Kirkland, shines the spotlight on Anne Schreivogl during the Kirkland Art Walk tonight from 5-8pm. Seattle native Schreivogl has been the subject of numerous media articles in the northwest, most recently in American Art Collector, October 2009, and named Best of the West for the Northwest by Southwest Art Magazine, August 2006. She was also the featured poster artist for the Anacortes Jazz Festival (2004, 2005), the Anacortes Arts Festival (2006), among others. Her work can be found in public and private collections nationwide. Shown: Celebration.

Flourishes Opens at SAM Gallery Tonight 6-7:30 PM

SAMgalThe Seattle Art Museum Gallery, known as SAM Gallery, opens  from 6-7:30 PM tonight featuring, “Flourishes,”  a new show coinciding with the museum exhibition, “Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic.“ The three artists who have contributed work for the show include Harold Hollingsworth, Nichole DeMent and Nina Tichava. On view through April 21, the show involves embellishments, ornaments, waves, fonts, and graffiti. Shown: Earthquake Glue, Harold Hollingsworth.

David Kroll’s New Paintings at Woodside Braseth

Woodside/Braseth Gallery, 1201 Western Avenue invites all the a reception on March 10 from 5:30-8:30 pm for nationally-recognized realist painter, David Kroll. Along with a selection of his new works, the exhibition is accompanied by a new major publication, "David Kroll: Paintings".