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Clarke & Clarke opens treasures to the public

clarke Clark & Clarke Art + Artifacts is scheduling a special preview of their museum-quality collection from galleries in Seattle, Santa Fe and Scottsdale on Feburary 5 and 6 from 11am until 6pm. This is the first time the warehouse, located at  2709 152nd Avenue NE Bldg 6 in Bellevue/Redmond, has been opened to the public and will usher in new twice monthly market days on the first and the third weekends.

Howard/Mandville introduces seven new artists

howardmandville In a reception on February 5 from 6-8pm, the Howard/Mandville Gallery, 120 Parklane in Kirkland, will introduce seven new artists to the gallery: Larry Bracegirdle, Sydney Brown, Alfred Currier, Renato Muccillo, Timothy Norman, Anne Schreivogl & Kim Matthews Wheaton. Their show will continue through February 27. Shown: Midget Submarines by Alfred Currier.

Celebrating Valentine’s Day at Fine Impressions

fineimpress Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 Fifth Avenue NE, is celebrating Valentine’s Day with fine prints from masters. Shown: Marc Chagall at the Tokyo Yamagata Nagoya Gunma, Japan, a 1987 lithograph.

First Friday openings around Puget Sound

The Allied Arts of Whatcom County, 1418 Cornwall in Bellingham, continues their  2011 Juried Artist series with “Color Theory,” featuring the work of Phillip Hanson, Kat Schneider and Mary Dudley. The public is invited to the opening night celebration at the Allied Arts Gallery and the Downtown Art Walk: Friday February 4th, from 6pm to 10pm. There will be an Exhibit Walk-Thru with the artists from 6:30pm to 7pm on opening night. The exhibition closes February 28.

 

artEast Collective Works & UpFront Gallery, 95 Front Street in Issaquah, is showing “The Art of Love” with an open house from 11am – 8pm. Also on view are jewelry and wearable art.

 

bainbridgeart Opening at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, in a reception from 6-8pm, is “Works on Paper: Pam Galvani, Annie Lewis and Suzy Kueckelhan.” Also  on view is the work of Ernest Hilsenberg and “Mixed Nuts,” works by local children in grades K – 12.  The shows run through February 28. Shown at the left:  Mia Cretarolo (fifth grade), Egg on a Plate

Art by Steve Satushek is on view at the Honey Salon at 310 W. Holly in Bellingham. He uses modern technologies and combines them with ageless materials and techniques for a “modern/antique” look. Join the artist on February 4th for his opening and reception from 6-9 PM.

 

scottmilo Scott-Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, is sponsoring an artists’ reception from 6-9pm  for  “Celebration,” a show featuring still life work and outdoor scenes in oil by Joanne Shellan of Kirkland, on view through March 1. Also showing are abstract acrylics by Richard Nash, pastels by Donna Trent and botanical oils by Mira Kamada. Shown at the right:  Red Boots and the Pity Party by Joanne Shellan.

 

The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, celebrates the Bainbridge First Friday Art Walk with their annual Pro-Am Bread Pudding Bakeoff, all proceeds of which re donated to Helpline House. The event takes place from 6-8pm.

 

Works on Canvas Gallery, 301 W. Holly Street in Bellingham, opens from 6-10 pm with “Size Still Matters,” a show of large-scale artwork featuring David Ridgway, Joy Olney, Denise Snyder, Steve Satushek, Ruthie V., Laurie Potter, Kat Schneider, James Lourie and Sharon Kingston. Exhibiting artists will be in attendance for the opening night reception, which coincides with
downtown Bellingham’s First Friday Artwalk.

First Thursday openings February 2011

“Moments of Being” opens at the Angle Gallery from 6-8pm. The group show is located in the Tashiro Kaplan Building in Pioneer Square at Third Avenue and Washington Street.

 

artxchange ArtXchange Gallery, 512 First Avenue S., presents artwork by Indian artist Shelly Jyoti and US artist Laura Kina in a range of media including hand-embroidery on khadi fabric, indigo resist dyeing, Sanskrit calligraphy and soft-sculptural installations at a reception from 5-8pm. The show is on view through February 19. Shown at the left: An Indigo Leaf by Shelly Jyoti.

 

Core Gallery, 117 Prefontaine Place South, Seattle, opens from 6-9pm with David Hytone and Jim Stoccardo, Painting and Works on Paper, from February 3 through 26.

 

davidson During the month of February, Davidson Galleries, 313 Occidental Avenue S.,  features the most recent works of Montana sculptor Kate Hunt. These new pieces continue the artist’s exploration of basic materials which are first cut and compressed, then tied and coated, and finally ordered into grids or decorative sconce-like forms. Concurrently, the Antique and Contemporary Print Departments will feature prints by women. The selection of works range in date from the eighteen hundreds to the present and reflect a variety of subjects and techniques by local, national and internationally known artists. The opening is from 6-8pm. Shown at the right: by Kate Hunt.

 

Flatcolor Gallery,  528 1st Avenue S., opens with artists Skinner, Jesse Reno and Ryan Bubnis to Seattle for "Obsessive Repulsive" on February 3rd from 5-9pm.

 

“Couplings,” an international juried exhibition opens from 6-8pm at Gallery 110, 110 Third Avenue S. and runs through February 26. The exhibit interprets the duality of complex personal relationships in a contemporary world.

 

galleryima New work by Ken Edwards and Alan Corkery Hahn are on view at Gallery IMA, 123 S. Jackson Street through February 26. The opening is from 6-8pm. Shown at the left by Ken Edwards.

 

Gallery4Culture, 101 Prefontaine Place S., is featuring sculptor and performance artist Andrew Fallat’s “Echolalia” through February 25. The show opens from 6-8pm. This exhibition features 2 new machines – one (a remake of an earlier design) spins plates; the second skips stones. The fabrication of Fallat’s stone skipping machine was supported with GAP funding from Artist Trust.

 

gregkucera Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Avenue S., is featuring Jeffrey Simmons’ “Paintings, Watercolors, and Etchings” and Victoria Haven’s “Hit the North,” through February 19. The gallery is open until 8pm on First Thursday. Simmons’ most recent paintings on canvas continue his pursuit of the illusion of illumination. Haven’s recent work maps the artist’s relationship to abstraction, rock music and the great outdoors. Shown at the right: Daylight Evaporates by Jeffrey Simmons.

 

lisab Opening from 6-8pm at the Lisa Harris Gallery, 1922 Pike Place South, is Richard Morhouse’s “Ramdom Thoughts.” the gallery has mounted solo exhibitions for Richard Morhous nearly every year since 1987.  His body of work has ranged from his early pastels and oils, to monotypes, and collaged and painted cigar boxes, from watercolors and gouaches, to the acrylics of today.His work may be found in such collections as the Hallie Ford Museum, Microsoft Corporation, City of Portland, Safeco Insurance, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and Deloitte Touche. Shown at the left: Boogie Woogie.

 

Scores, sketches, and small work from sound artist, kinetic sculptor, musician, and composer Trimpin will be featured at Marquand Books Studio/Paper Hammer, 1400 Second Avenue, from 5-8 p.m. during February’s First Thursday Art Walk.

 

norwfine “Bright Ideas Lighting Show,” opens at Northwest Fine Woodworking, 101 S. Jackson Street ,from 6-8pm. Shown at the right: Dragon Fire by Stephen White.

 

patriciarovzar Patricia Rovzar Gallery, 1225 Second Avenue, is featuring “Tides and Migration” a new selection of recent works by Paul Brigham. The opening reception will be held Thursday, February 3rd from 6-8 PM and will be on view through February 28th. Evolving from a continuing series, “Tides and Migrations" is new works on canvas that build upon the artist’s inspirations of light, color, abstraction and Japanese art. Shown at the left: Common Loon.

 

Pratt Fine Arts Center , at Tashiro Kaplan at 312 S. Washington Street,  presents the group exhibition “Introductions: New Instructors Show.” The show features work by new Pratt instructors Curtis Erlinger (painting), Michael Lorefice (diverse disciplines), James Minson (flameworking) and Alair Wells (sculpture). On view through February 25, the opening is from 6-8pm.

 

Punch Gallery, 119 Prefontaine Place South, opens from 5-8pm with Justin Colt Beckman’s “Moving Target” on view through February 26. Beckman explores his own relationship to the gun and examines the aesthetic appeal as well as the traditional and practical purposes of the lock, stock and barrel.

 

Shift Collaborative Studio, 306 S. Washington Street, features “Work,” raw gestural works on canvas, panel and paper by Ruthie V. and “Sticks + Stones,” Daya B. Astor’s continuing them of women supporting women through painting and sculpture. The show opens from 5-9pm and is on view through February 26.

Wendell Brazeau at Francine Seders through February 27

francine seders Brazeau_Still Life A selection of paintings and drawings by Wendell Brazeau (b. 1910, d. 1974) is on view in the main gallery at the Francine Seders Gallery , 6701 Greenwood Avenue North, through February 27. Brazeau is known for his pared-down geometric figure studies and still lifes as well as his eye-popping optical abstractions, and examples of all three will be included in the show. The work ranges in date from 1932 to 1970 with most of the pieces being from the fifties and sixties. Shown: Still Life.

Oasis Art Gallery celebrates sixth anniversary January 23

oasis With their new show entitled “Connectivity,” the Oasis Art Gallery, 3644 Wallingford Avenue in Seattle, celebrates six  years during a special reception from 3-6pm on January 23. Oasis invites all  to enjoy cupcakes by Cupcake Luv’s creations and contribute to Heroes for the Homeless, King County’s efforts to help the homeless stay out of the criminal justice system. Featured artists are Lisa Chancellor, Cra Kennedy, Tina Koyama, Paul Lewing and Aziz Hohammed. The show runs through April 16 Shown: Nothing Gold Can Stay by Lisa Chancellor.

Reception for Eric Eley at Suyama Space January 21

Suyama Space, 2324 Second Avenue in Seattle, is showing Eric Eley’s  site-specific installation installation based on historical camouflage and visual disruption techniques titled “In Theater.” The exhibition opens to the public on January 24 and continues through April 8, 2011. A reception in his honor will be held on Friday, January 21, 5 – 7 pm. Eley will present an artist talk at the gallery on Saturday, January 22 at 12 pm.

Tokyo paintings and mixed media at Cullom Gallery January 21

cullombmp On view at the Cullom Gallery 603 Main S. Street in Seattle, is Seattle artist, Richard Heisler’s photorealist paintings from his ongoing series, One Hundred Views of Tokyo, which quietly reference the landmark 19th century woodblock prints, One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858).  Also showing are elections from two of Tokyo artist, Tyler Starr’s mixed media series, The Wallowing Series and Attempted Fixes, look at political, military, and municipal constructions and events in present-day Tokyo. Shown: Richard Heisler, Roppongi #1. The reception is January 21 from  6-8pm. Tyler Starr will give a talk on January 29 at 1pm.

Mavi Contemporary open tonight 5-9pm for the Tacoma Art Walk

Mavi Contemporary Art, 502 Sixth Avenue in Tacoma, wants all to remember the Tacoma Art Walk  tonight and to come by, sip some wine and meet the 20 artists showing in “Zoom in Tacoma,” their exhibit in collaboration with the Tacoma Art Museum. The reception is from 5-9pm.

“Domestic Animal Show” at Lowell Art Works in Everett

24 artists showing 80+ paintings of their animal friends is on view at Lowell Art Works, 5205 S. 2nd Avenue in Everett,  from January 15 through February 12. A reception for the artists is on January 15 from 4-9pm.

Cole Gallery in Edmonds celebrates fourth anniversary January 15

cole Cole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue in Edmonds, celebrates their fourth anniversary with a reception on January 15 from 6-9pm. On display are over 60 new pieces of art and a party featuring live jazz by the Richard Cole Trio along with hors d’oeuvres and wine. Shown at the left: Harmony by David Marty.

Second Friday gallery openings around Puget Sound

bherd artEAST Collective Works at 95 Front Street in Issaquah,  presents "Lines, Letters and Love", through  Feb. 15. Curated by calligrapher and sumi artist, Sally Penley, from Olympia, the opening reception is 6-8pm, Jan. 14th, at the artEAST / UpFront Gallery.

 

Exposed” a solo exhibit of all new works by John Osgood is on view at the Bherd Studios Gallery ,8537 Greenwood Avenue N., from January 14 through February 4.  The Cornish graduate simplifies images by deconstructing them into basic geometric shapes. His goal is to construct a complex design out of simple forms. The reception for the artist is at 6pm. Shown at the right: My Next Move.

 

fog fog | Fairhaven Originals Gallery, 960 Harris Avenue in Bellingham, invites all to view the work of  metal artist, Larry McCaffrey, in the gallery on the evening of Friday, January 14 from 5pm to 8pm. McCaffrey will share the techniques and inspiration behind his large stainless steel and powder coated sculptures. Shown at the left: Stainless Steel.

 

The latest artwork by  adjunct art faculty member Kayo Nakamura at Seattle Pacific University, 3 West Cremona, is now on display at SPU’s Art Center Gallery. The exhibit is titled “Don’t Fall in Love with A Dreamer,” and features 3-D art pieces and time-based media. The exhibit will run until February 11. The opening of the exhibit is on Friday, January 14, 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.

 

A solo exhibition of work by James Lobb entitled “On My Way” opens from 6-8pm and runs through February 4 at Pottery Northwest , 226 First Avenue North in Seattle. The RAP (Resident Artist Project) Grant offered by Pottery Northwest is awarded to artists-in-residence to further their work during their stay at Pottery Northwest. Specifically, the grants are meant to stimulate and inspire a resident to take their work in a new direction or to take current work to new lengths.  Lobb used the grant to explore new ways in which to present his work including designing and making wearing apparel with provision for display.

“Dwelling on the Past” opens at Twilight Artist Collective

Twilight Artist Collective , 4306 SW Alaska St. in Seattle, celebrates six years together with a group show featuring gallery artists who, through their work, mediate on the past’s influence and the future. The show runs through February 6, and a reception is on January 13 from 6-9pm,.

50th Anniversary special group show at Woodside/Braseth

woodsidejpeg Opening tonight from 5:30-8:30pm at Woodside/Braseth Gallery, 2101 9th Ave. at Lenora St. in Seattle is a very special group exhibition in celebration of fifty years in the gallery business. Shown: Mitt by Gerard Tsutakawa. The show, “Dealer’s Choice,” will be on view through February 4.