Archive for the ‘Gallery News’ Category
Peruvian born artist Blanca Santander is showing new works "Urban Dreams and Nature Meditations" at Mercer View Gallery in the Community Center on Mercer Island, 8236 SE 24th St., through September 10. Santander is the 2009 winner of National Hispania Leadership Institute’s national contest for Timepeace. Santander was the Barnes and Nobles featured artist for 2009 and again for 2010 Hispanic Heritage Month promotions in September/October with Blanca’s paintings Mother Earth and the Moon and Mother Earth and the New World licensed for limited edition tote bags selling nationwide. Shown: Otono.
A solo exhibition entitled, Erin Campbell: Head, will run from August 20 through September 13, 2010 at Pottery Northwest , 226 First Avenue North. The exhibition will take place in the Gallery (a.k.a. “the green room”) at the front of the garage building that the pottery shares with the Seattle Center’s groundskeepers at the corner of 1st Avenue N. and Thomas Street. Campbell is currently wrapping up her two year residency at Pottery Northwest after studying with Sam Chung at Northern Michigan. An opening reception will be held on Friday, August 20, from 6 – 8 pm.
Deborah Scott’s “Archetypes and Lucky Charms” on view at Georgetown Arts and Cultural Center through September 10
Deborah Scott’s exhibit,”Archetypes and Lucky Charms,” is on view at the Georgetown Arts and Cultural Center, 5511 1/2 Airport Way South, through September 10. Scott received First Place at the Best of Gage Show in June 2010 at the Gage Academy, juried by Derrick Cartwright, Director of the Seattle Art Museum. An artist reception is scheduled at the center on September 11 from 6-9pm in conjunction with the Georgetown Art Attack. Shown: Lucky Charms.
Las Vegas painter, Tim Bavington’s paintings featuring the stripe paintings he is known for as well as paintings from his recent “Covers” series, are showing at the Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Avenue S., from August 19 through October 2. A reception is scheduled for August 19 from 6-8pm and an artist talk on August 21 at noon. Bavington’s work is included in numerous public collections, included among them: Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA; Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR; United Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, CA; Vivendi Universal, Los Angeles, CA; Palm Springs Art Museum, CA; Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO; and, The Museum of Modern Art New York, NY. Showing concurrently is Lynne Yamamoto’s “Genteel,” Her work is included in the collections of the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design; Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY; Museum of Modern Art, NY; Whitney Museum of American Art; Museum of Contemporary Art, LA; and the Microsoft Corporation. Shown: JUMP ON IT by Tim Bavington.
Cuban-born Juan Alonso’s work is currently showing at the Francine Seders Gallery, 6701 Greenwood Avenue N. in Seattle, through September 5, The award-winning artist was the 2007 PONCHO Artist of the Year, recipient of the 2010 Mayor’s Arts Award, and his work is in numerous private, public and corporate collections as well as the Tacoma Art Museum and the Museum of Northwest Art. Also on view at the gallery are works by Marita Dingus who is included in Show of Hands: Northwest Women Artists 1890-2010 at the Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA. Shown: Harped Levitation by Juan Alonso.
Karen Facere, owner of Facere Jewelry Art Gallery, located in the City Centre 1420 Fifth Ave., celebrates her 70th birthday and 38 years in business with a special show opening on Thursday, August 19 from 4 - 9:30pm. Seventy artists will be represented at the show, each capturing a single year from 1940 to the present in a single jewelry item. Additionally a book, Celebrating 70: 70 years by 70 will be available at the gallery. Karen has spent the last year writing assorted anecdotal stories about her years in retail and has posted the chapters on her web site. A Business Survivor’s Tale, tells of good times, bad times, scary times, and successful times. Does this woman look like she’s 70? No way. Shown: 1990 Super Nova by Karen McCreary.
Opening this weekend at Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Street in Friday Harbor, is new work by Michael Dickter. Dickter’s show, running through September 5, includes mixed media paintings. Also on view, and new to the gallery, is the work of glass lamp worker James Minson. Shown: What Have I Given You by Michael Dickter.
“Don’t Look” is the first collaborative group show of the Madera Architectural Elements members at a venue outside its own showroom. The public is invited to this mysterious exhibit at 301 Puyallup Avenue in the Dome District for two preview events: Saturday August 14 from 11-5pm and Third Thursday’s August 19 Tacoma Artwalk from 5-8pm. Through September 14 the show can be viewed through peepholes from the sidewalk.
Cole Gallery opens Michael Maczuga’s “Legacy, The Children of our Country” August 14 with a reception for the artist
Cole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue South in Edmonds, opens Michael Maczuga’s entire collection of paintings and new drawings on August 14 from 6-8:30pm with a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception at the gallery. The Scottsdale artist will attend the reception. Shown: Springtime.
It’s high summer (yes, we know, that’s still a little uncertain in our Puget Sound Region) – so this month Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 Fifth Avenue NE in Seattle, is showcasing “Hot Topics” from their inventory. This little desert dweller is the Western Fence Lizard, portrayed in an aquatint by Stephen McMillan.
Recent paintings by Michael Stasinos are on view at the Gordon Woodside/John Braseth Gallery, 2101 9th. Avenue at Lenora in Seattle, from August 12 through September 4. Concurrently, the gallery is introducing the works of Jean Bradbury and Nathan DiPietro. An artist reception is scheduled for August 12 from 5:30-8:30pm. Shown: Michael Stasinos, University Bridge.
Patricia Cameron Gallery, 234 Dexter Avenue North, is showing "SUMMER THOUGHTS," a mixed media group exhibition featuring selected gallery artists Genie Rognier, Julia Ricketts, Virginia Howlett, Joan Stuart Ross, April Richardson, Karin Schminke, Renata Simpson, Barbara Britts and Suzanne Betz on view through September 10.
In his continuing “Meet the Artist Series,” Gunnar Nordstrom is hosting a reception on August 11 from 6-8pm for Bob Ichter’s new pastel show, “Shadow Facts.” Ichter is an award-winning artist residing in Atlanta Georgia who is quickly rising on the national art scene. The Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery is located at 800 Bellevue Way N.E. Ste. 111 on the courtyard of the Hyatt Regency Hotel.