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Group show opening June 4 at Local Color

A group show opens June 4 from 6-8pm at Local Color, 1922 Pike Place. Featured artists are Cheryl Wade’s acrylics, Monica Adams’ acrylics, Randy Ky’s acrylics, Megan Lee’s driftwood sculpture and Peggy Curtis’ photography. Validated parking at the Market Garage 1531 Western Avenue, take elevator to floor 7, across the sky bridge and into Pike Place Market.

Imagine Summer at the Brackenwood Gallery in Langley

brackenwoodb "Imagine Summer" featuring pastel painter Susan Ogilvie and stone sculptor Sue Taves opens at the Brackenwood Gallery, 302 First Street in Langley on June 4 in an artists’ reception from 5-7pm. The exhibit continues thru June 27th. Shown: Weather Vane by Sue Taves

First Friday Art Walk openings around Puget Sound June 3

Allied Arts of Whatcom County, 1418 Cornwall, continues with “Delicate Strength,”  featuring the work of Yvette Neumann and Enid Wilson. The public is invited to the opening night celebration at the Allied Arts Gallery and the Bellingham Downtown Art Walk: Friday, June 3, from 6pm to 10pm. There will be an Exhibit Walk-Thru with the artists from 6:30pm to 7pm on opening night.


anchorart Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, continues “tinker, tailor, mender, maker, “ drawings by Gail Grinnell, until June 11. One of the show pieces is shown at the right.


artEAST Art Center  presents the traveling exhibition of the 2011 SAMMI Awards Art Collection, June 3-27, in conjunction with the 5th Annual Sammamish Artists’ Invitational Exhibition. The public is invited to the Opening Reception for the dual show, June 10, 6-8PM, at 95 Front St. N., Issaquah.


bac Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, remembers “1962” as painters, photographers, sculptors, and assemblage artists think back to the year when gasoline was 28 cents a gallon, Johnny Carson was just starting his new gig on the Tonight Show, and Jon Stewart was a newborn. The show opens from 4-6pm and runs through June 27. Shown at the left: Sally Robison, Age of Aquarius.


bluehorse Blue Horse Gallery, 301 W. Holly Street, is featuring Lanny Little in “Lanny Little  Paints the Town, II,” Lisa Lamoreaux’s mixed media paintings, and a photographic series by Lance Ekhart as well  as new work by Dederick  Ward and Keith Sorenson in an artists’ reception from 7-9pm during the Bellingham Art Walk. A  closing reception, “Curtain Call,” will be June 25 from 7-9pm. Shown at the right: by Lanny Little.


Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery,  800 Bellevue Way NE, celebrates the first Friday of the month with an evening of “Finissage” and happy hour from 5-7pm. On view are special paintings by Arlon Rosenoff, never offered before and never to be  seen again.


The work of Steven Cousens will shown at Honey Salon  from June 2nd through June 29th.  Inspired by Vancouver Island, where he grew up, Cousens expresses the underlying spirit of the land and its impact on us through the use of pastel and oil.  Join the artist on June 3rd for his opening and reception from 6-9 PM.  Honey Salon is located at 310 W Holly in Bellingham.


Kat Schneider Studio | Gallery, 301 W. Holly Street in Bellingham, is showcasing  the artwork of Katherine Schneider, David Ridgway and Sharon Kingston in an exhibit titled,  “Points of View.” The show opens during the Bellingham Art  Walk on June 3.


An exhibit of paintings, ceramics and photographs titled "Shelter, Three Views" will open with a reception June 3rd, 6-8PM at Northwest Craft Center and Gallery just northeast of the Key Arena in the Seattle Center.  The three artists are Nola Ahola, Patsy Thola Chamberlain, and Ron Chamberlain.  The shown runs through June 30.


Pun(c)tuation, 705 A E.  Pike Street in Seattle, presents new work by Mandilla in the exhibit, "A Face In Time." The series of graphite and chalk portraits on wood dives into the wearing of age as the chronicle of a lifetime, asking the question – when we remake ourselves, are we revealing our true character, or stripping away the very essence of our identity? The opening reception is from 8-11pm.


Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, opens from 6-8pm during the Bainbridge Art Walk with “Food for Thought,” a group show featuring Raenell Doyle, Richard Hall, Pam Ingalls, Faye Judson,  Peter Juvonen, Parvin and Patty Rogers. The show , which shows that  food in art will always exist, runs through June 25.


scottmilo On view at the Scott-Milo Gallery , during the Anacortes Art Walk from 6-9pm is a new selection of watercolors by Eric Wiegardt. Also showing are acrylics by Greg Prince, photographs by Lewis Jones, acrylics by Jennifer Bowman, oils by Keith Sorenson, oils by Pepper Peterson, oils by Lorna Libert, pastels by Patty Forte-Linna and new cold cast bronze sculptures by Louise Warner.Shown at the right: Camden, Maine by Eric Wiegardt.


theislandgal Celebrating the 50th firing of the Santatsugama, The Island Gallery, 400Winslow Way E, introduces the exhibit from 6-8pm. The Santatsugama/Three Dragon Kiln, located in Seabeck, Washington, is an anagama kiln built by Ken Lundemo and Steve Sauer in the late 1990s. Nineteen artists from Washington State who fire and crew at the kiln are represented in this show on view through June 30. Shown: Ritual Cup, Jenny Andersen.

Bainbridge Arts and Crafts awards two scholarships

Bainbridge Arts and Crafts  has awarded two college scholarships to Bainbridge Island graduating seniors. The $2000 Pauli Family Scholarship, given for accomplishment in a variety of mediums, was awarded to Katarina Krueger; the $1000 Rosalyn Gale Powell Scholarship, given for accomplishment in one medium, was awarded to Katie Kuffel.

First Thursday Seattle Art Walk June 2

Art With A Heart Gallery’s June Show, “HEAVY METAL, the HARD side of ART” opens Thursday June 2 from 5-9pm, during the Pioneer Square First Thursday Art Walk, First Thursday Art Walk. The month long showcase will feature seven metal artists with artwork ranging from large scrap metal sculpture to fine jewelry. The gallery is located at 570 1st Ave S.


artxchange ArtXchange Gallery, 512 1st. Avenue S.,  and Marcio Díaz continue the exhibition “Bubblism: Pure Color” through June 30. The exhibition will rotate in June and new paintings will be on display for the month. Shown at the left: by Marcio Diaz.


catherineperson Catherine Person Gallery, 319 Third Avenue  South, opens from 2-9pm with a special thank you to all who have enjoyed the gallery as this will be the last day and last event at the gallery. Catherine says, “I’ll continue my work as an art dealer, curator and designer with a private office, no drop-ins! Appointments at your place or mine.”  Shown at the left: an interior photo of the gallery.


{far4} , 1020 First Avenue, opens “Latin Crew,” from 6-8pm. The group of Latin glass artists.  exemplifies contemporary glass explorations occurring outside the Northwest glass scene. The artists in the show are Edison Zapata, Josefina Muñoz, Luisa Restrepo, Hector Flores and Valeria Florescano.


Flatcolor Gallery, 528 First Avenue S., celebrates their second anniversary  with “Wishful Sinking” featuring new work from Parskid (SEA), Chip7(NJ) & El Kamino(VA). The opening reception takes place from 5-10pm.


fosterwhite Foster/White Gallery, 220 3rd Ave S # 100,  presents a special glass show in honor of the Glass Art Society’s 41st annual conference in Seattle. The Show features ELIN CHRISTOPHERSON, “RECURRENT TERRAINS;” JOHN DE WIT “RETROSPECT/PROSPECT;” CARMEN LOZAR “THEME SONG,” and runs through June 30. Shown at the left: Elin Christopherson, Maple Axis.


Gallery 110, 110 Third Avenue S., opens from 6-8pm with a group show featuring their newest artists in a variety of media. Memory, attitudes, impressions all coalesce to the artist’s perception. The connection is the stories; these past journeys being retold into the present tense.


galima Gallery I|M|A, 123 South Jackson, opens from 6-8pm with a reception featuring “Beyond Glass,” new work by Bill Baber, Carol Milne and Michael Marcelo Roco. The exhibit pays tribute to the Glass Art Society and continues through July 2.


Gallery4Culture, 101 Prefontaine Pl S, presents the work of Julia Freeman in a solo exhibition titled, “VERY LITTLE ROOM FOR MISHAPS.” Setting out to utterly transform the space, Freeman’s material conscious installation is a multi-media, multi-dimensional extravaganza of paint, print, 3-D construction and sound. The opening is from 6-8pm.


greg A special, two month exhibition of new sculpture by Deborah Butterfield is on view at the Greg Kucera Gallery, and is her ninth one-person exhibition with the gallery since 1991. The opening reception is from 6-8pm. Since 1980, Butterfield has been constructing life-size horses from sticks and plant material from which she creates a casting in bronze at the Walla Walla Foundry in Washington State. Her work is featured at many museums throughout the United States and Jerusalem. Shown at the left: Untitled.


Lawrimore Project, 117 S. Main Street, opens from 6-8pm  with “There is One Thing I Never Liked About You.” The show, curated by Elias Hansen, features Courtney Branam, Rebecca Chernow, Darin Denison, Dan Friday and Sam McMillen, runs through July 2.


lisaharrisjpg Gary Nisbet’s “Teacher,” opens from 6-8pm at the Lisa Harris Gallery, 1922 Pike Place. The exhibit refers to a related vocation of the artist, sharing his working process with young people and adults in the classroom and workshops. Some of the work was created during classroom sessions, and some images refer to the tools of the trade. Nisbet’s paintings are included in a host of prominent corporate collections nationwide as well as Boise Art Museum , Swedish Hospital in Seattle, and the University of California, Los Angeles. Shown at the right: Teacher.


Marquand Books Studio | Paper Hammer, 1400 Second Avenue, hosts a First Thursday reception from 5-7pm for jewelry artist Sondra Sherman. Sherman is Head of Jewelry and Metalwork at San Diego State University, CA and has been the recipient of various awards.Also on view: Marsha Burns: Look and Look Again.

nwfinewood Northwest Fine Woodworking, 101 S. Jackson Street, is featuring a demo of turning green wood with John Shrader and Drew Ebalo during First Thursday Artwalk in Pioneer Square from 6-7pm. Questions are welcome and the demo will be easily viewable for those outside the gallery on Jackson Street.  The pair will be alternating between using a lathe and explaining various tools and techniques.


patriciarovzar Patricia Rovzar Gallery, 1225 Second Avenue, is hosting an opening from 6-8pm featuring new works in oil of Luke J. Tornatzky. For the exhibition, on view through June 30,  the artist will present 14 new works that explore technique and push some boundaries through his compositions. Shown at the right: East River Rowboats.


Plume21, 2211 Fifth Avenue,  invites guests to stop by for First Thursday Art Walk featuring selected works by Thomas Lamprecht and Kristina Müller-Eberhard. Meet the artists and enjoy handcrafted Washington wine provided by Patterson Cellars.


“Hot Warm Cold: From Concept to Reality” opens in a reception fro 6-8pm at the Pratt Gallery, 312 South Washington Street. Featured is a group show of Pratt instructors.The exhibition coincides with the Glass Art Society conference and runs from June 1 – July 2, 2011.


Punch Gallery, 119 Prefontaine Place South, features Cynthia Camlin’s exhibit, “Glacial Speed,” in a reception from 5-8pm. For the project, Camlin superimposed 80 watercolor paintings on screen prints of a glacier map and created a digital video that connects the paintings in succession. The show runs through July 2.


Shift Collaborative Studio, 306 S. Washington Street, opens from 5-8pm with Paula Stokes and Robin Cass in an exhibition of work  in glass and printmaking in which the interconnectedness of the creative process is realized. The show runs through July 2.


traverseattle The Traver Gallery , 110 Union Street, Seattle invites all to an opening reception celebrating Lino Tagliapietra’s Voglio Ballare Tutta La Notte this Thursday, June 2nd, from 5-8 pm. Tagliapietra is one of the world’s best  known glass artists,  and his work is found in important collections and museums everywhere.  A native of Murano Italy, he has taught at the most  important and influential glass schools in the world The exhibit runs through August 21.

Sun in an Empty Room: Ode to Hopper at ArtsWest Gallery

artswest On view from May 31 – June 25 at the ArtsWest Gallery, 4711 California Ave. SW, is “Sun in an Empty Room: Ode to Hopper.”  As a tribute to American realist, Edward Hopper, the exhibition includes paintings in oil, pastel, and photographs by three contemporary artists: Zachary A. Mazur, Barbara Noonan, and Alec Huxley. Meet the artists on June 9 for the opening reception from 6-9pm. Shown: by Barbara Noonan.

Last Friday of the month happy hour at Gunnar Nordstrom

gunnar Gunnar Nordstrom, owner of the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, says he’s celebrating every last Friday of the month with the handmade jewelry of Vinosus and a happy hour with a sparkle. The party is scheduled for May 27 from 5-8pm.

fog|Fairhaven Originals in Bellingham features Yvette Neumann

fog fog | Fairhaven Originals Gallery, 960 Harris Avenue in Bellingham,  is hosting an appearance by artist Yvette Neumann on the evening of Friday, May 27. Neumann will share the inspirations and journeys that manifest themselves in her large abstract canvases. The public is invited to meet this Bellingham artist whose abstract work is a culmination of ideas and impressions of life here in the Pacific Northwest. Neumann will be in the gallery from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. Her work will continue to be featured in the gallery in the weeks following. Shown: Shaping Desire.

Body Works opens May 26 at Sisko Gallery

sisko Sisko Gallery, 3126 Elliott Avenue, is hosting an artist reception May 26 from 5-8pm to open “Body Works.” The exhibit includes works by Michael  Bergt and Mel Curtis. Also on view are select works by John Cole.

Annual student art show on view at ArtsWest Gallery May 24 – 28

ArtsWest Gallery, 4711 California Avenue SW, hosts a student art show  and competition from May 24 through 28. 50 top student artists were chosen from the Seattle Lutheran, Chief Sealth and West Seattle High Schools. Local artist, RobRoy Chalmers will serve as juror of the competition. A special reception and awards ceremony honoring the artists will be May 26 from 6-7:30pm.

Grand opening of Haystack Antiques May 21 5-9pm

A collective of 25 carefully selected antique dealers known as Haystack Antiques is hosting a grand opening today from 5-9pm. They are located at 144 105th. Avenue NE in Bellevue off Main and Bellevue Way near Pete’s Wine Shop. Interior Design for the collective has been created by Debbie Nordstrom

Ornament & Artifact opens May 21 6-8pm at Fraker/Scott Gallery

fraker Fraker/Scott Gallery, 121 Prefontaine Pl S. in the Tashiro Kaplan Building in Pioneer Square, is hosting an artist reception May 21 from 6-8pm  for “Ornament & Artifact,” the work of Kate Steiger. The artist will be talking about her impressions of China and her new series of paintings. Kate Steiger’s The Great Wall

Waterworks Gallery opening show with Dana Roberts and Matthew Gray Palmer May 21 from 5-8pm

waterworks Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle in Friday Harbor, is having a reception for Dana Roberts and Matthew Gray Palmer on May 21 from 5-8pm to open their new show at the gallery. Shown: Dana Roberts, oil on canvas, Goodbye Goodbye.

Cole Gallery opens Denise Cole show in Northwest Glow

colejpeg A very special reception at the Cole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue South in Edmonds, from 6:30-9pm on May 21, opens an exhibition called “Northwest Glow,” the work of Denise Cole. The gala reception will include hors d’oeuvres, wine and champagne and live music by Fada Dada and featuring special guest Richard Cole. Shown: Evening Crossing.

Prographica showcasing Small Works through July 9

prographica Norman Lundin, in association with Francine Seders Gallery, presents Small Works at Prographica / fine works on paper. The exhibition opens Saturday May 21 with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. and continues through July 9. Prographica is located at 3419 East Denny Way in the Madrona neighborhood. The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 to 5. The show includes work by Shay Bredimus, David Brody, Kimberly Clark, Michael Howard, Zhi Lin, Phillip Levine, Sean McElroy, Elizabeth Ockwell, Vannessa Tran, and Jordan Wolfson. Shown: Phillip Levine, On Chair.