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Prographica Showing the Black and White Photo Show

prographicaNorman Lundin, owner of Prographica Gallery, presents “The Black and White Photo Showfeaturing work by Marsha Burns, Eduardo Calderón, Dianne Kornberg, Carolyn Krieg, Glenn Rudolph, and Andrew Yates opening January 9 and continuing through February 27. There will be a reception for the attending artists on Saturday, January 9, from 2 to 4 pm. Prographica is located at 3419 East Denny Way in the Madrona neighborhood.   Shown: Eduardo Calderón, Lapiz y Papel.

A New Year Beckons at The Island Gallery on Bainbridge Island

theisland“A New Year Beckons” at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island in a reception on January 8 from 6-8pm. New pieces from gallery artists Renee Jameson, Lisa Wederquist, Carol Fiedler Kawaguchi and Dave Thompson. And—introducing new artists Jeff Harmes, Marc Roux and Delores Fortuna. Shown: Carol Fiedler Kawaguchi, 19th C. Step Tansu

Rob Gischer Show Opens January 8 at Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery in Bellingham From 6–9pm

fourthFourth Corner Frames & Gallery, 311 W. Holly in Bellingham, opens on January 8 in a reception for the artist  from 6-9pm, with a new show called “Poptics.” The word describes the fusion of color, line, optical illusion and geometry that renowned Whatcom artist Rob Gischer has created in this collection of acrylic and oil paintings on view through January 31. Shown: Menagerie.

Woodn’t It Be Amazing Opens at Blue Whole in Sequim

bluewholeBlue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington Street in Sequim,  opens the New Year with a special group show of wood artisans titled “Woodn’t It Be Amazing!”  Carved, turned, painted and reclaimed wood is the highlight of this show.  Karin Anderson and Bud Bowling demonstrate a touch of whimsy in their recycled wood assemblage; Christian Speidel, creates out of this world, highly polished orbs, while Carl Baker focuses on unique heritage; Joyce Volmut invites viewers to her detailed world of birds; David Tinsley’s human sized driftwood sculpture comes to life; while Debbie Cain’s carved gourd art delivers delicate images of nature. The opening reception and January Sequim Art Walk will take place on Friday, January 8 from  5-8pm.

Allied Arts Annual Member’s Show January 8 – 31

Allied Arts of Whatcom County opens the annual Members’ Show on January 8 in a reception from  6-9pm at 1418 Cornwall Avenue in Bellingham. This show will feature work from nearly 100 Allied Arts members, including professional artists, students, and new or emerging artists. Works presented will range from traditional paintings to photography to contemporary sculptures and everything in between. Approximately 30 pieces from this show will be chosen to be exhibited at the Hotel Bellwether’s hallway and Lighthouse Bar & Grill during the month of February.

“Homage to Nature” Opens at Howard/Mandville in Kirkland

howard“Homage to Nature,” featuring works by Quincy Anderson, Kathleen Earthrowl, Michael Ferguson, Craig Kosak, Tracey Lane, Christopher Mathie & Leo Osborne, opens during the Kirkland Art Walk on January 8 from 5-8pm at the Howard/Mandville Gallery, 120 Parklane. Shown: Lakeside by Christopher Mathie 

First and Second Thursday Art Walks in Seattle January 2016

davisonJuan Genoves Silencio, Silencio & other Selected Portfolios” opens at the Davidson Galleries, 313 Occidental Avenue S., in a reception from 6-8pm. Some address a single theme from multiple perspectives while others respond to a text. Many in this exhibition were created at the Tamarind Lithography Workshop. Also showing is “Large Works on Paper.” Pushing hand presses and other printing equipment to their limits, these large works can be challenging to present and therefore not often available for temporary display. This exhibition focuses on ambitious large-scale work of contemporary and 20th century artists. Shown: Silencio,  by Juan Genoves.



“Back in Time,” works by James Martin dating back to the mid-70s will be displayed along with new work at the Foster/White Gallery, 220 Third Avenue S., in a reception fro 6-8pm. The exhibition brings the lore of a prolific painting career that spans several decades and is defined by common threads of Martin’s saturated color, distinctive brushstroke and repeated symbolic artists, chairs, musical instruments and mischievous animals.



“The Potato Eaters, ” an exhibition that examines the ways we consider the unarticulated rigor of ordinary encounters, curated by Dawn Cerny and Dan Webb is on view at the Greg Kucera Gallery212 Third Avenue Southfrom  January 7 – – February 20. Also showing is a selective survey including: prints by Richard Diebenkorn, Eric Fischl and Francesco Clemente; paintings by Michael Dailey, Whiting Tennis and Darren Waterston; a photograph by Bruce Davidson; drawings by James Castle; a ceramic plate by Peter Voulkos; and large work on paper by Sherry Markowitz from her first exhibition.



For her eighth exhibition at Linda Hodges Gallery , 316 First Avenue S.,  Seattle mixed media artist Daphne Minkoff continues her exploration of layered, collaged surfaces combined with photographic imagery of decaying buildings and other artifacts of the urban environment. Showing concurrently, Seattle artist Tim Cross uses unusual materials to conjure up collaged images that resist definition. The reception is from 6-8pm.



lisaAt the Lisa Harris Gallery, 1922 Pike Place, the month of January brings three concurrent solo exhibitions, featuring figurative paintings in oil bar by Lois Silver, Northwest scenes and figurative works by the late John Cole, and black & white landscape photography by Peter de Lory. A reception for the artists will take place First Thursday, January 7, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Shown: Lois Silver, Madhouse,

Women Painters of Washington Opens New Show January 5

womenWomen Painters of Washington  presents “Abstract Marks” running January 5 through April 1 in their downtown Seattle gallery located in the Columbia Center Building.  All realms of abstraction, from non-objective art to abstract reality, will be represented by over 30 artists featured. Look through a canvas window into a heady world where reality and illusion tango with a strange and awe-inspiring elegance – one where only abstract art can take you. Meet the artists as they discuss their works on February 4 from 4-6pm. More information at Shown:  Flow by Carole Barrer, Flotsam by Cheryl A. Richey, and Verdant by Kristi Galindo Dyson

Edmonds Art Walk from 5-8pm Tonight

Cole Gallery, 107 Fifth Avenue S.Avenue, presents "Merry and Bright"!  …New work from Heather Pasqualino. Enjoy Champagne, desserts and live gypsy jazz Christmas music with the Toka Ensemble at the reception during the Edmonds Art Walk.



galnorthThis month, the artist members of Gallery North,  401 Main Street, will display their holiday best. The work of over 20 local artists will be available. In addition to the members’ fine art and skilled craft, there will be artist-made gifts, seasonal cards, and ornaments. The gallery members invite you to come in to browse and enjoy the imaginative art at Gallery North. Meet the artists and enjoy refreshments  during the Edmonds Third Thursday Art Walk, on December 17, from 5-8 pm. Shown: Snowmelt by Catherine James.

Santa Art at Fine Impressions Gallery

fineimpressionsAll kinds of “Santa Art” is on view this month at Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 5th. Avenue NE in Seattle. Also showing silkscreen prints from Olympia artist Sherry Buckner. Go to the web site for all kinds of ideas. Shown: Sam Hamrick, Home Run Santa.

Gunnar Nordstrom Special Unveiling of Dr. Seuss Portfolio

gunnar“Oh, The Places You’ll Go,” the unveiling of the new portfolio featuring of a collection of the artwork of Dr. Seuss, takes place at the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, in a vernissage on December 9 from 6-8pm. A special presentation by the Seuss representative, Jeff Schuffman, will be on Saturday, December 12 from 5-8pm. This limited edition portfolio takes visitors behind the scenes to experience the Dr. Seuss archives in a way you never could before. Nine expertly crafted works, adapted from Dr. Seuss’s original concept drawings for Oh, the Places You’ll Go!,” are presented within a specially made collector’s edition case, which includes an introductory letter from Audrey Geisel, a rare photograph of Ted in his studio with images from the project, and excerpts from his original manuscript.

Holiday Group Show at Blue Whole Gallery in Sequim

bluewholeTo celebrate holiday season with the community, the Blue Whole Gallery,  129 W. Washington in Sequim,  offers the “Annual Holiday Group Show” in the front windows, opening on First Friday, Dec. 4. The Gift Gallery inside has been open since Nov. 17.  Both Holiday exhibits will stay open through Dec. 28.  Meet the artists from 5-8pm. Shown: Rhapsody by Brian Buntain.

Bainbridge Island First Friday Art Walk from 6-8pm

bacBainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, celebrates December with “All Things Red.” Participating artists are:  Marilyn Bergstrom, Morgan Brig, Jeff Brown, Lynn Brunelle, Granite Calimpong, Leah Clark, Karen Cornell, Diana Cronin, Garth Edwards, Jeannie Grisham, Annie Hancock, Ernest Hilsenberg, Delila Katzka, John Keppeler, Leigh Knowles, Suzy Kueckelhan, Nana Kuo, Barry McAlister, Larry McCaffrey, Shane Miller, Beth Moga, Merrilee Moore, Carl Morgan, Kimberly Morris, Kim Murton, Janusz Pozniak, Lynn Everett Read, Joan Stuart Ross, Selene Santucci, Terry Siebert, Raquel Stanek, Tiffany Thiele, Jennifer Umphress, David Ulrich, Susanne Werner, Susan Wiersema, and Cathy Woo. Shown:  Tiffany Thiele, Votives.

theisland“Let it Glow,” the 10th Annual Wearable Art Show, is showing this month at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way. Featured designers are: Amy Brill, Sandra Holzman, Amy Nguyen, Katrin Noon for Spirithouse, Maggy Pavlou Carol Lee Shanks, Carter Smith, Bara, Maria Chapin-Cao, Virginia Paquette, Red Lotus Collection, Begona Rentero, Agnes Seabass, Christine Sundt, Bobbie Sumberg and the Lou Zeldis Collection. New artists introduced this month are Nancy Raasch, Irina Staricov and  Delores Fortuna. During the opening entertainment will be provided by Ranger and the Re-Arrangers. Shown: Cardigan by Sandra Holzman.

Anacortes First Friday Gallery Walk


The Gallery Walk is Friday, December 4 from 6 – 9 pm, in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce Holiday Art walk.

902 8th St., The Good Stuff  (New Merchant)

The Good Stuff – a unique Fired Arts Gallery.   Glazed, one-of-a-kind glass and porcelain arts have a special shine in artwork by international artists, gifts, home decoration and personal use.  Featuring sparkling, porcelain ornaments by Nancy Bergman. 

705 Commercial Ave., ACME    Creative Spaces  (New Merchant)

ACME Creative Space will be presenting a group show during the month of December entitled Black and White.  Artists include Eve Deisher, Jasmine Valandani, Kris Ekstrand Molesworth, Lanny Bergner, Terry MacDonald and Sue Roberts.

704 Commercial Ave., Anacortes Oil & Vinegar Bar  (New Merchant)

Featured artist is Cynthia Richardson with her impressionistic acrylics.

620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers 

Burton Jewelers begins the Holiday Season with new work unveiled by Peregrine O"Gormley and the continuation of his show with the graphic works of Philip McCracken.  New custom jewelry designs by Burton Jewelers will be featured.  Also new for this year will be custom glass Burton Jewelers Christmas ornaments, limited edition of 85, available for the first time at the Art Walk!  Refreshments will be served.


scottmilo420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery 

Scott Milo Gallery is featuring new acrylic paintings by Jennifer Bowman.  Also showing are oils by Sandy Byers, pastels by Barbara Benedetti Newton, acrylics by Cynthia Richardson, photographs by Lewis Jones and Randy Dana, steel mesh tables and baskets by Lanny Bergner and custom wood tables by Gary Leake.  Painting Demo by Jennifer on Sat., Dec. 5 from Noon – 2pm. Shown: Sunflower, acrylic on canvas by Jennifer Bowman


419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa 

The Majestic hosts two new artists: Cathy Schoenberg and Michael Clough.   Cathy Schoenberg’s paintings are familiar to the Skagit Valley area, being an active artist here since the early eighties Michael Clough’s paintings are inspired by his natural surroundings on the Skagit River Delta where he has been living since the 70’s. His technique is unique involving layers of canvas cut and sanded on which he uses glazes of paint.

419 Commercial Ave., The Apothecary Spa 

The Apothecary Spa presents Carla MacDiarmid, "Carla’s Crazy Art" as the featured December artist. 

611 R Ave. The Depot Gallery 

The Anacortes Arts Commission presents A Holiday Gift Show at the Depot, Friday, December 4th, 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Saturday, December 5th, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Shop this holiday season at the Depot, unique gift ideas for all.

904 6th Street, City Hall 

The 98221 Gallery and the Anacortes Arts Commission presents, A City For All Seasons, by local 98221 artists.   The Gallery will be open for First Friday Artwalk, December 4th from 6:00-9:00 pm. A City For All Seasons will be on display from December to May.

Forging Reflections at Sculpture Northwest in Bellingham

sculptureSculpture Northwest Gallery, 203 Prospect Street in Bellingham, introduces their new show, “Forging Reflections: Luminosity Meets Metal Work,” on December 4 from 12-5pm. The show runs through February 20. Three artists display radically different work but with something in common despite their various approaches. Jason Brown employs traditional Northwest Coast imagery as a starting point but uses a totally different media- forged steel. Paul Rand uses wood and light in a thoroughly contemporary way that has an architectural quality. and actually uses reflected light. Wayne Kangas produces exuberant pieces of collected metal scraps that glitter, reflect the light and seem to move.