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ABeCeDarian opening at Facere Jewelry Art Gallery May 18 at 5pm

facere The upcoming Seattle show at the Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery, 1420 Fifth Avenue Suite 108,  May 18-June 4, “ ABeCeDarian,” features 26 jewelry artists (such as Bruce Metcalf, Cynthia Toops, Nancy Mēgan Corwin, Kait Rhoads, Donna D’Aquino, and many — well, 21 — more) who each made a piece corresponding to a letter in the alphabet. Shown: Kristin Lora, A is for Alligator.

Bainbridge Arts and Crafts Opens Temporary Henry Dietrich Gallery across the street at 150 Winslow Way on May 16

bainbridge Henry Dietrich, a Jewish refugee from Berlin during the Third Reich, lived and painted in San Francisco for over 40 years and painted in a strong mid-twentieth century style, brightly-colored, graphic, obviously influenced by Henri Matisse. He left many paintings to his friend, Bainbridge Islander Tom Lonner, who is selling the paintings in a temporary gallery located across the street from the main Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, the net proceeds of which  will go to Bainbridge Arts and Crafts’s educational programs.  Sales of Dietrich’s paintings at BAC’s main gallery will continue to benefit the West Sound Wildlife Shelter. Mr. Lonner will be in the new gallery often, and will be happy to talk with visitors about the artist and his work.

Front Street Gallery in Poulsbo new opening 5-8pm tonight

Front Street Gallery ,18881-A Front St. in Poulsbo presents the linear landscapes of painter Mark Stearney in May. Opening reception Saturday May 14 5-8pm as part of Poulsbo Second Saturday Art Walk. Also featuring  wildlife art by gallery artists as benefit  for West Sound Wildlife Shelter. Partial Proceeds of sales on Saturday go to support  Wildlife Shelter so come in and get wild! Front Street Gallery is located in downtown Poulsbo at 18881 Front Street. Visit for more info or call 360 598 6133.

Wood sculptures of Michael De Forest on view at Waterworks

waterworks On view this month at the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle in Friday Harbor, are the wood sculptors of Michael De Forest. Michael’s wood sculptures won Best of Show: 3D Award in the juried show at the Anacortes Arts Festival in 2010. The bowl pictured is from his Suture Series: the journey of a wooden bowl from composition to destruction and then recomposing in a different manner.

Bherd Studios Gallery opens (sub)Urban May 13 and 14

bherd Bherd Studios Gallery, 8537 Greenwood Ave N. Suite 1,  is showcasing, "(sub)Urban,"  the contemporary works of Seattle artists Greg Boudreau, Kate Protage and Kellie Talbot whose work explores the urban landscapes throughout the Seattle area and beyond. Each artist uses photography as the starting point to their paintings, but come to a very different conclusion with their finished pieces. The artists’ reception is May 13 from 6-10pm and May 14 from 12-5pm. Shown: Kate Protage, Close to Home.

Time Lapses of Light opens at Patricia Cameron

“Time Lapses of Light” featuring the work of the artist’s collaborative Beatriz & Beatrice is on view at the Patricia Cameron Gallery, 234 Dexter Avenue, through June 24. Beatriz Carnevali and Beatrice Savino have created a series of photographic images that includes large installations, known as Compositions, and several stand-alone single pieces,.

Woodside/Braseth Gallery celebrates 50 years

Gordon Woodside “Looking Forward  – Looking Back,” Woodside/Braseth Gallery, 2101 9th Avenue at Lenora, celebrates 50  years as an art gallery. John Braseth says, “We celebrate this Golden Anniversary in honor of the founder of our gallery, (Gordon Woodside 1927-2007) and the great northwest artists that have gone before us.” A special reception takes places May 12 from 5:30 – 8:30pm. The show runs through June 18. Shown: Gordon Woodside in 1986 at 1101 Howell St. Photo: Christopher Dahl © 1986.

Arlon Rosenoff show opens May 11 at Gunnar Nordstrom

gunnar Arlon Rosenoff’s new show, “Impressions  of  the Northwest and Beyond,” opens May 11 in a reception from 6-8pm at the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way N.E., Suite 111. The show runs through June 5.

“From Here to the Horizon” at Smith & Vallee Gallery

Edison’s Smith & Vallee Gallery , 5742 Gilkey Avenue, showcases the new work of Todd Horton in a show called “From Here to the Horizon,” on view through May 29. The opening reception is May 7 from 5-8pm. Best known for his squeegeed animals that are at once in motion and suspended in time, each of Horton’s paintings embody chance, inspiration, destruction, and life.

Group show opens at Local Color May 7 6-8pm

localcolor A group show featuring Cynthia Linet, Susan Stopinski, Sue Robertson and Robert Emory Wood, opens from 6-8pm May 7 at Local Color, 1606 Pike Place. Piece shown by Susan Stopinski.

Chihuly at Traver Gallery Tacoma May 7 – July 24

travertac Traver Gallery  Tacoma, 1821 E. Dock St. #100, invites the public to a reception celebrating “Dale Chihuly’s New Works” on May 7 from 4 – 7 pm. The show is scheduled to run through July 24.

Gloria Joo at Fine Impressions on May 7 from 3-5pm

fine impressions Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 Fifth Avenue NE., invites all to a reception to view her work and to  meet Gloria Joo on May 7 from 3-5pm. Gloria’s senior project was to study art and develop a portfolio. She interned at the gallery on Saturdays while in high school, is a National Honor Society student, and plays first chair violin in the Seattle Youth Symphony.  In January, she was accepted into the Teen Advisory Program at Seattle Art Museum. The culmination of the project is this event at Fine Impressions to show her portfolio.

Fine Impressions Gallery celebrates boating season

fineimpjpeg Since the opening of the Puget Sound boating season is May 7, Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300  Fifth Avenue NE., is showing a collection of nautical art during the month of May. Shown: John Moilanen’s painting Mt.Constance.

Fine print show opens May 7 at Brackenwood Gallery in Langley

brackenwood “It’s All in the Fine Print” opens at Brackenwood Gallery, 302 First Street in Langley,  on May 7 with an artists’ reception from 5-7 PM and continues thru May 30. This show features five printmakers: Diane Divelbess, Bridget Fischer, Gail Gwinn, Briony Morrow-Cribbs and Bruce Morrow. Printmaking is an exacting art and Brackenwood’s print makers possess a variety of experiences and techniques. They are also featuring glass artists Dan & Joi LaChaussee. Shown by  Briony Morrow-Cribbs.

First Friday May 6 openings

“Coyote Forward:: A Contemporary Native American Art  Exhibition” opens from 5-8pm at B2 Fine Art Gallery/Studios, 711 Saint Helens Avenue in Tacoma. "Coyote", tracing new trails…envisioning the "newness of Spirit" in an exploration into the Contemporary Native American works. The show runs through June 18.


bac Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, artists uncover the secrets of fifty-three miles of Bainbridge shoreline. This drawing exhibition is one of a series of cultural events marking the Year of the Sea. Jeannie Grisham, Denise Harris, Brian Kemkis, Mary McInnis, Michiko Olson, Gregg Onewein, Fred Truitt, Ellen Wixted are among the artists. Shown at the left:    Mary McInnis, Bainbridge Madrona.


bluehorse Blue Horse Gallery, 301 W. Holly in Bellingham, is open from 6-10pm for the art walk with music by Julian Marx and Bob Paltrow. Featured are the colorful paintings of  Lisa Lamoreaux and the Whidbey Island Surface Design Group with a diverse selection of paintings, jewelry and wearable art. Shown at the right: Why, Why, Why by Janet Steadman. The closing reception will be on May 28 from 6-9pm.


francine Paintings by Philip Govedare will be on view in the main space at Francine Seders Gallery,  6701 Greenwood Avenue North from May 6 through June 5. Govedare’s work fits within the tradition of American landscape painting, but it reflects how cultural and political thinking has changed in recent years. Shown at the left: Excavation #6.


Kathryn Hackney will exhibit her work at Honey Salon, 310 W. Holly from May 6th through June 1st.  Discarding the use of a brush for most of her work, Hackney uses a palette knife to create tangible textures that can be experienced by more than one sense. Her opening and reception are from 6-9 PM during the Bellingham Art Walk.


“Artifacts,” new works on paper by Kat Schneider, will be showing during the Month of May at Kat Schneider Studio | Gallery  in the Bay Street Village Bldg in downtown Bellingham.  Also showing in the main floor gallery will be paintings by David Ridgway.  The gallery will be open for First Friday Artwalk, May 6, 6 pm to 9 pm.


Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way is open during the Bainbridge Art Walk from 6-8pm with “Highways and Byways,” a group show inspired by all  the new street construction in Winslow.


sammamish Eden Hopkins and her “Rural Landscapes” are featured  through May 31  at Gallery 113 in the Sammamish Valley Arts Center, 14545 148th Ave NE in Woodinville. The opening reception is from 6-8pm. Shown at the left: the artist with one of her paintings.


theisland The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E., celebrates spring with prints from the University of Washington’s Curt Labitske and fine art photography from Bainbridge Island artist Kate deVeaux. Interacting with the colors and moods of spring and summer on Italian plazas, Bainbridge beaches, new wearable art will also be on view.  The reception is from 6-8pm. Shown at the right: one of the show pieces.