Archive for the ‘Gallery News’ Category
Autumn’s Framing & Gallery, 537 Main Street in Edmonds, opens from 5-8pm June 21 during the Edmonds Art Walk with “A Midsummer’s Eve.” The show features a range of Autumn Kegley’s fantasy watercolors. Autumn will demonstrate her watercolor painting techniques during the opening. Shown: Dancing Glade.
Gallery North, 508 Main Street in Edmonds, is showing “Treasures from Japan” through June and invites all to a reception during the Edmonds Art Walk on June 21 from 5-8pm. Featured are the woodcarvings of Naomi Schneider, Temari artist Yumiko Furuyama, the pottery of Mika Sullivan and Senga by Sachi Tanimoto.
Waterworks Gallery, located at 315 Argyle Street in beautiful Friday Harbor, invites all to an artist talk on June 16 at 11am by Dominik Modlinski. Meet Tim Schumm and Dominik Modlinski in a reception from 2-5pm as the gallery introduces their exhibition “Landscape Perspectives.” Shown: Tim Schumm’s Windbent.
Since the Edmonds Art Festival is this weekend, the Cole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue South in Edmonds, is taking the opportunity to introduce sculptor, Lisbeth Sabol and painter, Michell Waldele-Dick in a special champagne reception June 16 from 6:30-8:30pm. Shown: Dancer by Lisbeth Sabol.
Woodside/Braseth Gallery, 2101 9th. Avenue at Lenora, opens “Sky Journal: New Works by Victoria Adams” on June 14 from 5:30-8:30pm. The show runs through July 10. The artist, who will attend the reception, is the recipient of many honors, the artist’s work has been widely exhibited in museums and is included in private and public collections nationwide. Shown: Lowlands #113.
On July 13 from 5-6pm the TASTE Restaurant, located at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Avenue in downtown Seattle, is sponsoring an opening reception for Warren Dykeman and Richard Hutter whose work is featured in a new exhibit on view from June 13 through October 7. Refreshments will be served. Shown: Sensu I by Richard Hutter.
Represented by the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery for 20 years, Thom Ross returns with new works of his western art in a show called “Western Exposure,” on view through July 8. Western magazine, True West has named Ross The Most Popular Contemporary Wild West Painter in the Country. Located at 800 Bellevue Way NE, the gallery invites all to a reception for the artist on June 13 from 6-8pm featuring the music of Geoffrey Castle who will play his electric violin from 7-8pm.
Front Street Gallery, 18881 Front Street in Poulsbo, presents “Travels With Diana,” a show of paintings inspired by Diana Kingsley’s trips to China, Cambodia, Italy and Paris. Opening reception is Saturday June 9 from 5-8 as part of Poulsbo Second Saturday Art Walk and runs through the month. Shown: Tang Dancer Woman.
And that’s not easy to do in the gallery business, particularly these days. In honor of their 22 years, the Howard/Mandville Gallery, 120 Park Lane in Kirkland, is having a special party from 6-9pm on June 8 featuring new works by 50 gallery artists. One of the artists represented is Richard Boyer who has two of his paintings in the Arts for the Parks Top 100 ( Gundeck of the USS Constitution and Early Start in the Grand Canyon ) and another painting in the Second 100 ( Crossing the Stream ) . He received the Judge’s Choice Award in the Arts for the Parks competition in both 2000 and 2001. He also also received the “Art Times Award” from the Salmagundi Club in New York and the Stobart Foundation Award at the Twenty-third Annual Mystic International. Shown: Sunbathed by Richard Boyer.
Showing from June 8 through July 8 at the Francine Seders Gallery, is a show featuring new work by Marita Dingus and Mar Goman in the main space. Showing upstairs are Elizabeth Sandvig’s monoprints. All three well-known artists have been widely shown from major corporate collections to museum shows. The reception takes place June 10 from 2-4pm. Shown: Embellished Face by Marita Dingus.
Every kind of cat from lions to the Siamese Cat is on view during the month of June at Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 Fifth Avenue NE in Seattle. The gallery has other animals too. Check out the menagerie on their home page. Showing concurrently is a collection of calendars from the the turn of the 20th century illustrated with lithographs and chromolithographs. Shown: Siamese Cat by Colleen Bashworth.
ArtXchange Gallery, 512 First Avenue S., dives into the landscape motif through the perception of six artists in a show titled “Landscapes: More Than a Single View.” The artists featured are: Miya Ando, Chou Yi Ching, Don Cole, Marcio Diaz, Cora Edmonds, and Oksana Perkins –explore the potential of this motif.
Cullom Gallery, 603 S. Main Street, opens from 6-8pm with Eva Pietzcker’s “Washington Project, New Works.” On view through July 21, the German artist presents fifteen color and black and white woodcuts in a new and ongoing series of views of Washington State. Hand-printed on hand-made paper using the Japanese woodcut technique of moku hanga, views of the state’s eastern, western, central Cascade, and northern Puget Sound combine stylistic elements of ancient Chinese landscape painting and 1920s Japanese landscape prints. Shown: Crescent Beach.
Foster/White Gallery, 220 3rd Avenue South, is showing Mark Rediske’s “Incantations of Light” and James Waterman’s “Inspirations” through June 30. Both artists will be in attendance at the opening from 6-8pm. Rediske will cover the gallery walls in over one hundred panels of intimate moments, referencing ancient vessels and the timelessness of the medium he loves. Waterman creates quiet moods with a sense of delicacy. Shown at the left: by James Waterman.
Gallery4Culture, 101 Prefontaine Pl. S., introduces Glenn Tramantano in “Surrender Dorothy,” his premiere Pacific Northwest exhibition which will be on view through June 29. Tramantano presents a series of small scale mixed media drawings and sculptural objects that re-imagine the Land of Oz through the lens of a historical moment of miscommunication and confusion in the US military.
Gallery IMA, 123 S. Jackson, opens from 6-8pm with “Koren Christofides: Fashion, Fables and Proverbs: Embroideries, Ceramics and Paintings.” Chirstofides is widely known for her paintings inspired by world mythologies, and her work is collected extensively in both public and private collections throughout both the United States and Europe. Shown at the right: Fashion Drawing #5.
Showing through June 30 at the Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Avenue S., is the first solo exhibition of Gee’s Bend, Alabama artist, Loretta Bennett. Bennett is a fifth-generation quilter. The African -American quilters coming from rural hamlets such as Gee’s Bend rely on recognizable traditions of patterning but create their own unique riffs as well. An artist talk is scheduled June 9 at noon, and the opening reception will be June 7 from 6-8pm. Showing concurrently are the selected editions of Helen Frankenthaler. Featured is a selection of the artist’s prints from the last 50 years. Shown at the left: Broken Housetop by Loretta Bennett.
Formerly known as Fraker/Scott Gallery, Lynn Scott is now the sole owner and has changed the name to the Hanson Scott Gallery and is still located at 121 Prefontaine Place S. Although the gallery is open for First Thursday, the grand opening with the new name will be on June 23 from 5-7pm with a group show featuring lots of new artists.
M.I.A. Gallery, 1203 A Second Avenue, is showing the work of Senegal painter and sculptor, Soly Cissé through June 30. He has held numerous exhibitions (in France and in Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Great Britain, Brazil…), participating in highly prestigious exhibitions, in particular "Africa Remix" at the Center Pompidou, dedicated to the adventure of a new generation of artists who represent Africa in its most contemporary way. One of his pieces is shown at the right.
New York-based French artist Jacques Roch will open a one-month installation of his work at the display space of Seattle creative agency Plume21, 2211 Fifth Avenue, with a reception from 6-9pm.
Paper Hammer Gallery, 1400 Second Avenue, opens from 5-7pm with an exhibit called “Tellings,” by assemblage artist Johanna Nitzke Marquis.
Patricia Rovzar Gallery, 1225 Second Avenue, opens from 6-8pm with Joyce Gehl’s “Filtered Dreams," featuring oil and photo encastic. Gehl begins with drawings from life in order to record her visions, usually bending the boundaries of photography by capturing a precise moment and then masking the resulting image or subject by layers of pigment and wax. The artist will be in attendance at the opening. One of her pieces is at the left.
Pratt Fine Arts Center presents “Bronze Age,” a group exhibition featuring a wide range of figurative and abstract works in bronze created through Pratt’s Sculpture Program. Participating artists include Lee Campbell, Mark Dahn, Allen Emhoff, Jeanne Marie Ferraro, Joyce Larkins, Pragyan Mishra, and Mark Walker. The reception is from 5-8pm, and the show will be on view at the Pratt Gallery at 306 S. Washington through June 30.
“Quaint,” opens at Punch Gallery, 101 Prefontaine Place S., from 5-8pm. The artist, Natalie Schmidt Dotzauer, explores the juncture of idyllic country living and the not so idyllic reality of home repair, financial instability, family dynamics and the romance of the West.
Shift Collaborative Studio, 306 S. Washington, Ste.105, features new works by Ellen Hochberg and Kerstin Graudins through June 30. A special reception is planned on June 14 from 6-10pm.
Celebrated artist Barry Herem returns to the Stonington Gallery, 119 S. Jackson Street, with a new body of work in metal, glass, concrete and wood. On view through June 30, a reception takes place from 6-8pm. After almost fifty years of artistic experience, Herem’s passion for experimentation, enables him to continue to make his mark on the world of Northwest Coast art. Shown at the right: Red Raptor Gates (detail).
Studio 103, in the Tashiro Kaplan Building (306 S Washington St.) presents sweet treats, music, and fun at the opening night reception from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. for “Around the Square,” a group exhibition featuring 70 Pacific Northwest artists (several from artEAST and Kirkland Arts Center ), and over 130 artworks.
Opening from 5-9pm tonight in the Main Gallery at Cornish , 1000 Lenora Street, is “Neddy at Cornish,” honoring the work of a selection of artists who embody the spirit of the Neddy Award. This is the 16th year the school has helped propel the careers of artists in our area. The recipients of the 2012 Neddy at Cornish art awards: Stacey Rozich (Painting) and Eirik Johnson (Open Medium). Both artists will receive an unrestricted grant of $25,000 and will be featured in the Neddy at Cornish exhibition along with the additional six finalists.