The Arts 2010 Juried Artist series continues with “Remembrances” featuring Ann Chaikin and Jeanne Levasseur. The public is invited to the opening night celebration at the Allied Arts Gallery, 1418 Cornwall in Downtown Bellingham, at Allied Arts of Whatcom County, during the Bellingham Downtown Art Walk: Friday September 3, from 6pm to 10pm. There will be an exhibit walk-thru with the artists from 6pm to 7pm on opening night.
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow, opens for the Bainbridge Art Walk from 6-8pm with “Timeless: Nature in Black and White,” six photographers who use the power of black and white. Also showing are“Reid Osaki: New Ceramics” and “Nature On Paper: Elizabeth Smith and Fumiko Kimura.” Shown at the left: Colleen Meachan, Oahu Sunrise.
Blue Horse Gallery, 301 W. Holly Street in Bellingham, opens from 6-10pm during the First Friday Downtown Bellingham Art Walk with an introduction to new gallery artists Neal Philpott, Jessica Kasparian, Lorraine Duncan, Nancy Emeral Haygeman, Sandra Taylor, and Brian Major. The opening reception will also celebrate the new gallery ownership. Shown: Neal Philpott, Over The Edge.
The newly-expanded Gasworks Gallery, 3815 4th Ave NE in Seattle, is sponsoring a First Friday and open studio event and paint dancing from 8-10pm. The gallery is known for its food drives for Northwest Harvest and was featured on King TV Channel 5 delivering 90 pounds of potatoes.
Scott-Milo Gallery, 1910 Cedar Springs Lane in Anacortes, opens for the Anacortes Art Walk from 6-9pm with new acrylics by Jennifer Bowman. Also showing are watercolors from Jack Dorsey, watercolors by April Nelson, acrylics by Jed Dorsey and paintings on stone by Ken Wachtveitl. During the opening, Bowman will have a painting demonstration. Shown: Poppies in Harmony by Jennifer Bowman.
The Island Gallery, is having a grand opening celebration during the Bainbridge Art Walk at their new location at 400 Winslow Way East #120. The new gallery is at the corner of Winslow Way and Ericksen across from the Town & Country Market. Ranger and the Re-Arrangers will entertain. Shown at the right and installed outside the gallery: Tangerine Blade by James Kelsey.
Debra Van Tuinen, owner of Van Tuinen Art , 1801 West Bay Drive NW in Olympia, is hosting September Wine and Art Friday from 4-6pm. She will display and explain the process of encaustic while working on new pieces, and provide wine for all. Call 360.359.2601 to tell her you’re coming!
Waterworks Gallery, located in Friday Harbor at 315 Argyle Street, celebrates 25 years in business with a special exhibition of the work abstract paintings by Caroline James. After completing her MFA at the University of Saskatchewan, James was nominated for both the Governor General’s Medal For Excellence in Thesis Work, as well as the University of Saskatchewan Graduate Thesis Award for Fine Arts and Humanities and subsequently won further recognition in her field as the recipient of the latter award. The exhibition will be up through September 14, and the gallery is hosting an informal reception to meet the artist from 5-8pm. Shown at the left: Hornby Island Landscape: Snow on the Beach.