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Opening at a concert reception December 2 from 6-8pm featuring Bainbridge Island’s gypsy jazz band, the Ranger and the Re-Arrangers, is The Island Gallery’s 6th Annual Wearable Art Show. Featured are clothing, jewelry, and accessories created by 25 local, national and international artists. Also on display: fine art wood furniture and bowls, ceramics, sculpture, wall art, and glass, including ornaments, cups and goblets. The Island Gallery is located at 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island. Shown: Liquid Landscape by Roselle Abramowitz.
Meet famed animator Hal Sutherland at a special reception from 11am-2pm during the holiday open house from 10am-4pm at Knight Visions Studio/Gallery, 19533 Filbert Dr. in Bothell. Sutherland- animator, director and fine artist- was originally a young animator at Disney Studios where he worked on such films as "Sleeping Beauty" and "Peter Pan". After his time with Disney, Sutherland continued his career at Harmon Studios in the mid 1950’s, where he would be one of the animators that worked on the prototypes for characters featured in the adventures of "Tintin".
Opening in a reception from 5-8pm on November 26 is the Annual Holiday Show at Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Street in Friday Harbor. On view are small format paintings from 8 x 10 to 16 x 20 which portray some well know island landscapes by painters David Ridgway, Lisa Gilley , and Richard See. Also showing are works by jewelers Tana Acton, Lexi Bec, Dianne Coe, Rente Crowe, Stella Joh, Peggy Hunt, James Minson and Kathleen Faulkner. Jewelry artist Micki Lippe will will make a special appearance at the gallery on November 26 from 1-4pm. On December 8 from 1-4pm Dianne Coe will show how she uses beads in her work. Silversmith Kathleen Faulkner will be at the gallery on December 17 from 1-4pm. Shown: Tana Acton, Gold and Silver wave bracelets with beads.
Arctic Raven Gallery, 130 South First Street in Friday Harbor, opens their seventh annual holiday art and gift show, on Friday, November 25, at 10AM, with a Hot Cider Reception from 4 – 7 at the gallery. The show, “First Snow Annual Holiday Show,” will continue through to New Years Day. Gallery owner Lee Brooks traveled over 2,000 miles to Saint Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea literally while the first snow was falling and returned with fossilized whalebone, baleen and walrus ivory sculpture and jewelry from the Siberian Yup’ik’s finest carvers whose work debuts at this year’s show.
From November 22 to January 14, 2012, ArtsWest Gallery, 4711 California Ave. S.W. in West Seattle, will exhibit four northwest artists, two painters, an illustrator using colored pencils and a mixed media sculptor, interpreting the minutia and wonders of every day life. The opening reception will be December 8 from 6-7:30pm. “Quotidian Dreams” features the work of Gary Greene, Victoria Raymond, Kristen Reitz-Green and Patri O’Connor..
Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 Fifth Avenue NE, wants to brighten up your dark winter days with color and light through art. Carol Maurer, gallery owner, says, “ Many of our antique prints particularly those in the botanicals and animal sections are hand-colored engravings with striking detailed color.” Pictured is a 1931 poster called Amaryllis by Mondrian.
Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Avenue in Bellingham, is featuring Linda Stone’s creative vision of useful ceramic pieces through the month of November. During the evening art walk on November 25 and 26, Stone will prepare samples of “Breathless Garlic,” her well-known garlic steamers.
An exhibit of artwork by Glacier Peak High School students in the Snohomish School District "The Creative Process: Young Visions, Young Voices" opens at the Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave. in Everett. The exhibit runs through December 11th in the Emerging Young Artist Gallery and includes a variety of creative multi-disciplinary approaches in artistic expression which reflects the many facets of the students themselves.
A new exhibition by collaborative trio, SuttonBeresCuller, “Puzzle – A Painting in 150 Parts,” opens tonight from 6-8pm at the Lawrimore Project, 117 S. Main Street. The show consists of a large, singular painting now broken into its constituent parts. Each puzzle piece was laser cut from a wooden blank, assembled as a whole and then painstakingly painted. On view through December 30.
On view through December 13 at Autumn’s Framing & Gallery, 537 Main Street in Edmonds, is “Color Contemplations,” original watercolor paintings by Edmond’s own Peggy Goldsmith. The show opens during the Edmonds art walk November 17 from 5-8pm. Following her first show in Edmonds in 1953, Peggy has displayed her work in many venues throughout the Puget Sound area, Oregon, and Hawaii. Shown: Primula Denticulata.
“Where she sleeps: the artifacts of dreams,” a show featuring the work of Keke Cribbs, opens at Traver Gallery, 110 Union Street, on November 17 in a reception from 5-8pm. Also opening is Paul Marioni’s “All over the place.” The shows are on view through December 31. Shown at the left by Keke Cribbs, Raising the Moon.
A show featuring the work of famed Northwest artist Philip McCracken opens in a reception on November 17 from 5-8pm at the Sisko Gallery, 3126 Elliott Avenue in Seattle. The show runs through December 31.
Greg Kucera Gallery opens exhibitions featuring Katy Stone and Leslie Dill on November 17 from 6-8pm
Dual shows featuring Katy Stone and Leslie Dill open at the Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Avenue. S., in a reception November 17 from 6-8pm. The title of Stone’s exhibition, “Myriad,” is a poetic reference to the sense of multiplicity and expansiveness that permeates her work. Stone has completed commissions for numerous public institutions including Horizon House and Swedish Medical Center among others. Dill’s show coincides with the artist’s exhibition at the Whatcom Museum in Bellingham, “Lesley Dill’s Poetic Visions: From Shimmer To Sister Gertrude Morgan,” on view through March 5, 2012. Dill has work in the permanent collections of many major museums including the Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Whitney Museum, NY. Shown: Frond Falls Orange by Katy Stone.