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Third Thursday Art Walk in Edmonds November 18 5-8pm

autumn “Cityscapes,” original pastel paintings by Marcel Schwarb, opens from 5-8pm  at Autumn’s Framing & Gallery, 637 Main Street in Edmonds. The architect-turned-artist’s paintings journey from Edmonds to New York and across the Atlantic to Spain and Italy. Shown at the left: City Twilight.


cole Cole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue South in Edmonds, is featuring work by Micki Dyson Flatmo through December 16. Meet the artist at the show opening and champagne reception November 18 from 5-8pm. Shown at the right: Gazing Down.




GalleryNorth Gallery North, 508 Main Street, opens for Third Thursday with “The Human Figure,” paintings and sculpture by Anne Moon and David Varnau. Shown at the left: Bronze sculpture by David Varnau.


An artist retrospective, “Visual Delights,”  featuring Stacie Chappell opens from 5-8pm at the Artsnow Gallery in the Edmonds Conference Center, 201 4th. Avenue North,  and runs through January 8.

Mavi Contemporary Art opens “2Artist 2 Visions”

mavinov Mavi Contemporary Art, 502 6th. Avenue in Tacoma, in collaboration with the City of Tacoma for the month of November, celebrates art with “2Artist 2 Visions.” Shown: Ice on the Road by Henry Haneda. Meet the artists and listen to a surprise musician entertain in a reception November 18 at 6pm.

Chris Engman and Enrique Martinez Celaya at Greg Kucera

gregkucera Dual exhibitions featuring “Dust to Dust,”  photography by Seattle artist Chris Engman and “Recent Watercolors” by Enrique Martinez Celaya, opens at the Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Avenue S, in a reception with the artists on November 18 from 6-8pm. A walk through with the artists also takes place on November 20 at noon. Engman’s work has been collected by the City of Seattle and the Henry Art Gallery. In 1998 Celaya received Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s “Art Here and Now Award.” His works are in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, among others. The shows runs through December 31. Shown: Object, Shadow by Chris Engman.

FASHION AND COSTUMES on view at Fine Impressions Gallery

fineimpressions The way we dress ourselves – for special occasions or everyday wear – has often been a subject for art. Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 Fifth Avenue N.E. in Seattle, has magazine fashion illustrations, clothing shown in historical subjects, illustrations that were done at the time of world exploration in the 19th century, and many others. Shown: “Alderman,” by Auguste Wahlen, a hand-colored engraving from the book Moeurs, Usages, et Costumes, from the Librarie Historique Artistique, Brussels, 1843-44. (Item #04883).

Northwest Masters at Sisko Gallery through December

sisko  Sisko Gallery, 3126 Elliott Avenue in Seattle, is featuring “Re-view,” an exhibit composed of re-sale works from collectors of Northwest Masters. The group includes rare works by artists John Cole, Thomas Wood, Gaylen Hansen, Kenneth Callahan, Imogene Cunningham, Jay Steensma, Helen Wilder and many others. Included in this show are a collection of hand-made Christmas cards by various Northwest artist. The works were done from the late 1940’s through the 70’s by artists such as Alden Mason,  George Tsutakawa,  Robert Sperry, Glen Alps,  Paul Horiuchi,  Philip McCracken and  Ray Jensen.

Tsutakawa reception at Woodside/Braseth tonight

woodside An artist reception for George Tsutakawa Centennial & Gerard Tsutakawa New Sculpture is tonight from 5:30 – 8pm at the Woodside/Braseth Gallery, 2010 9th. Avenue at Lenora in Seattle. John Braseth says, “ In celebration of the 50th year Anniversary of the Woodside/Braseth Gallery,
we are proud to present this extraordinary art exhibit by George and Gerard Tsutakawa, (Father and Son). This series "Looking Forward and Looking Back" is an inaugural introduction to a yearlong series of historical exhibitions by major Northwest Artists that have influenced and enriched our lives.

Waterworks Gallery showcases Amanda Richardson’s collages

waterworks Currently on view at the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Street in Friday Harbor, are the textile collages of Amanda Richardson. Textile collages are created using a complicated and labor intensive process which the prices reflect, but Richardson, formerly of San Juan Island but now living in England, is keen to help make them available for American collectors until November 23. Go to the Waterworks Gallery web site to see the collection.

Ray Pelley’s “Washington Wines” at Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery

gunnar “Washington Wines,” new paintings by Ray Pelley, opens at the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way, Suite 111, in a reception on November 10 from 6-8pm. On view until December 5, Pelley’s photorealistic paintings of wine include Adam’s Bench, Piety Flats, Challenger Ridge, DeLille Cellars, Columbia Winery, Williams Church, Matthews Estate, Whidbey Island Winery,  Brian Carter and Dusted Valley.         

“Comedy in Clay” at Good Earth in Bellingham

goodearthteapot The ceramics of Lonnie Schang, art teacher at Bellingham’s Sehome High School, are currently on view at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Avenue in the Fairhaven District of Bellingham. Recently he has earned the distinction of having a vase selected for the latest Lark Ceramics book, “500 Vases”.

Gary Leake’s artisan tables at Cole Gallery in Edmonds

colefirstglance Cole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue S. in Edmonds, in their continuing “First Glance” series, is featuring the work of  artist Gary Leake and his “Exquisite Artisan Tables” this month.

“All or Nothing” at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery


Opening November 9 from 4-7pm at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery on the University of Washington campus is “All or Nothing, the works of 12 of the School of Art’s exceptional students, as selected by Stefano Catalani, curator of the Bellevue Arts Museum. On view through December 4.

Community Art Show at South Seattle Community College

South Seattle Community College, 6000 16th. Avenue SW, is showcasing a diverse range of works created by artists living in the South Seattle community. The exhibit provides an opportunity for an open forum bringing artists both on and off campus together to share and discuss artwork and will be on view through December 6.

ArtsWest is “On the Edge” November 9 through December 4

alt From November 9 through December 4 ArtsWest Gallery, 4711 California Avenue SW,  features Erika Bass, Carole d’Inverno, John Lucas, and Lillyan George in the new gallery exhibition “On the Edge.” featuring four artists with an edge, both literal and figurative. Continuing is the extraordinary wall and ceiling installation, Disparate Dream, by Paul D. McKee. The artists’ reception is on November 11 during the Second Thursday Art Walk from 6 – 7:30pm.

“Small Pleasures” at Brackenwood Gallery in Langley

brackenwood On view through December 31 at the Brackenwood Gallery, 302 First Street in Langley on Whidbey Island, is “Small Pleasures,” featuring a group show of artists represented by the gallery. Pieces range from scarves by textile artists Cheryl Kamera and Carys Ann Hamer, hand-painted ceramic pots by Joan Govedare, to encaustic paintings by Anna Mastronardi. Also featured are threaded wooden boxes by Jon Magill, small paintings by Pete Jordan and Gail Davis, prints by Buffy Cribbs and Bruce Morrow, colorful collages by Francy Blumhagen and new jewelry by Rebecca Bashara, J. Morgan and Jody Wilke. Shown: Zamia by Joan Govedare.

Showcasing contemporary ceramics at Pottery Northwest

“Unwedged,” an exhibition showcasing North American contemporary ceramics, is on view at Pottery Northwest, 226 First Avenue North in Seattle, through November 30. The exhibit was juried by University of Georgia professor emeritus Andy Nasisse who also happens to be Pottery Northwest’s 2011 Jean Griffith Fellowship recipient.