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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.

Stephen McMillan’s aquatints at Fine Impressions

fineimpressions It’s winter at Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 Fifth Avenue NE, with an exhibition of Stephen McMillan’s aquatints inviting the contemplation of quiet snow scenes. Part of the Contemporary Landscapes and Contemporary Botanicals collection, several of his works are available. Also on view is Iceberg Adhering to Icy Reef, an  engraving by Captain Back, published in Franklin’s Narration of a Second Expedition for the Shores of the Polar Sea, 1825-27, by John Murray of London. Shown: Winter by Stephen McMillan.

Ken Grant’s new paintings at Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery

gunnar “Enlightened Shadows,” new paintings by Ken Grant, opens January 12 at the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, Ste. 111, in a reception for the artist from 6-8pm. This year’s exhibit relates to shadows and light as they play off interior corners, chair legs and tables. There is also a rare selection of figurative paintings.One of his works, Life Size Self Portrait Paper Doll was the feature piece in the “Works on Paper” exhibit at the Portland Art Museum and in 1982 a book of his drawings, “The Nude” was published.

“Zoom in Tacoma” at Mavi Contemporary Art Jan. 12 – Feb. 6

mavi Mavi Contemporary Art, 502 Sixth Avenue in Tacoma, in collaboration with the Tacoma Art Museum’s exhibition “Mighty Tacoma,” is showing “Zoom in Tacoma” featuring the work of 16 photographers. A reception for the artists will be on January 20 from 5-9pm. Shown: Doug Mackey’s Above the Couch.

Forrest Sargent’s photography at Childhood’s End in Olympia

childhoodsend Childhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue West in Olympia, is featuring Forrest Sargent’s photography, “Northwest Perspectives,” through February 10. Sargent is a 19-year old nature photographer from Seattle who is autistic and uses his photography and a letter board to communicate. A reception for the artist will take take place January 22 from 2-4pm.

Ken Grant’s new paintings at Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery

gunnar “Enlightened Shadows,” new paintings by Ken Grant, opens January 12 at the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, Ste. 111, in a reception for the artist from 6-8pm. This year’s exhibit is relates to shadows and light as they play off interior corners, chair legs and tables. There is also a rare selection of figurative paintings.One of his works, Life Size Self Portrait Paper Doll was the feature piece in the “Works on Paper” exhibit at the Portland Art Museum and in 1982 a book of his drawings, “The Nude” was published.

ArtsWest Gallery featuring “The Beginning of Totality”

artswest Photojournalist Roger Ressmeyer’s photographs of historic human endeavors and the power of nature are on view at the ArtsWest Gallery, 4711 California Avenue SW in Seattle, from January 11 – 30. Running concurrently, Betty Hageman will show her site specific mixed media installation, “Soil Horizons/Personal Horizons.” The artists’ opening reception will  be on January 13 at 6pm. Ressmeyer will give a talk on his like and work at 7:30pm. Shown: The End of Totality by Roger Ressmeyer.

A new generation of Whidbey Island artist debuts at the Brackenwood Gallery in Langley on January 8

brackenwood Brackenwood Gallery, 302 First Street in Langley, brings in the new year with “Whidbey artists: A New Generation!” featuring several young artists who grew up on Whidbey and are returning for the debut show. Joining Brackenwood are: Aleah Chapin, Mercia Mosely, Lucy Brennen, Matt Statz, Zoe Osenbach and Ryan Grossman. The opening reception Saturday, January 8 from 5-7pm.  is Shown: Nautilus by Mercia Moseley.

First Friday show openings around Puget Sound

Allied Arts of Whatcom County, kicks off their juried artist series with “Up for Interpretation,” in a reception for the artists on January 7 from 6-10pm during the Bellingham Art Walk. Allied Arts is located at 1418 Cornwall Avenue in Bellingham.

 

Depot Gallery Six basket artists demonstrate their skills at the Depot Art Gallery, 611 R Avenue in Anacortes during the Anacortes Art Walk from 6-9pm. Demonstrating artists include Kay Harradine, Vicki Lash, Dorothy McGuinness, Katherine Lewis, Alex Keggan and Margreet de Leeuw. Shown at the left: Katherine Lewis working on a willow basket.

 

bainbridge Bainbridge Arts and Crafts , 151 Winslow Way, is inspired by the moon this month as Julie Simpson and Karin Schminke. Joel Sackett will exhibit photographs of Bainbridge Island farms and crops by moonlight. Other BAC artists have their own vision of the changeable beauty and mystery of the moon. as shown through sculpture, prints, books and paintings. Shown at the right: Julie Simpson, The Hidden Place and the Night Moon. Photo courtesy of the artist. The opening reception is from 6-8pm.

 

Kirkland Arts Center, 620 Market Street in Kirkland, opens from 6-8:30pm with New York-based Alison Brady and DC-based Sarah Knobel presenting a collaborative photo-media exhibition, titled Over Again, on view from January 8, 2011 through March 3.

 

Pun( c )tuation, 705A East Pike Street in Seattle, is hosting a reception from 8-11pm for “Icons: Revelations to Revolutions by Keith Murakata.” The show is an exploration of iconography and a radical stripping of clichés. Using cast metals, ceramics, and wood, Keith Murakata flips the eagle and burns the banner of the strangled stars of this hegemonic, struggling thing called America.

 

scottmilo2 Scott-Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, opens for the First Friday Anacortes Art Walk from 6-9pm with a variety of work by gallery artists including Diane Ainsworth, Jennifer Bowman, Joel Brock, Randy Dana, Dick Garvey, Amanda Houston, Lewis Jones, Dederick Ward and Eric Wiegardt.  Shown at the left: Symmetry by Gary Leake.