Allied Arts of Whatcom County, 1418 Cornwall in Bellingham, continues the “2011 Juried Artist Series: Combinations” through October 1. An opening night celebration takes place from 6-10pm.
Anchor Art Space,, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, opens “Orchards, Gardens and Birds,” featuring the works of Ron and Kathryn Glowen, in a reception from 6-9pm. The exhibition runs through October 1. One of the pieces in the show is to the right.
artEAST Art Center, 95 Front Street in Issaquah, presents a juried exhibition, “Driven to Abstraction”, opening with an artists’ reception from 6-8pm on Sept. 2, and continuing through Oct. 2. The show brings together artists unknown to each other but traveling a similar journey of personal discovery, and gives a glimpse into their individual process of self expression and emotional response.
On view through October 3 at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow, is “Mapping Experience,” a group show featuring Mare Blocker, Lou Cabeen, Alice Dubiel, Adam Magnoni, Ruth Scheuing, and Barbara Lee Smith. Professor Lou Cabeen, of the University of Washington, has brought together this group of artists working in stitched paper, industrial jacquard weaving, collography and quilted fabric, and all of them working with the idea of mapping. The opening reception for the artists is from 4-6pm. On Saturday, September 2 at 2pm, Mare Blocker will demo special methods for embroidery stitching on paper. Professor Cabeen, the exhibition curator, will discuss the connections between the works in the show on September 24 at 2pm. Shown at the left: Lou Cabeen, Map of Consciousness.
Childhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W. in Olympia, opens a show featuring Marie Hassett’s mixed media fiber, Bill McEnroe’s watercolor and Mary Randlett’s photography, in a reception from 5-7pm. Opening simultaneously, is a jewelry trunk show, “Fair Portia,” by Gina Vitale Syrja. Another opening for the jewelry show will take place on September 3 from 12-4pm. On September 3, starting at 11am, the gallery will feature the “Plein Air Painting of Barbara Noonan.” Shown above and at the right by Mary Randlett.
Collective Visions Gallery, 331 Pacific Avenue in Bremerton, opens from 5-8pm with “Selections” from Ken Jundemo. On view through October 1, the selections for this show include representative examples of works in the varied media Jundemo has used over his long career in three dimensional arts and crafts.
Gasworks Gallery, 3815 4th. Avenue, celebrates the delivery of over 120,000 pounds of potatoes to the Northwest Harvest with a party from 8-10pm. Located in the big blue Jones building, across the street from Dale Chihuly’s famous Boat House and Ivar’s restaurant. East of Gasworks Park, in Wallingford, the space is primarily devoted to artists’ studios.
Honey Salon, 310 W. Holly Street in Bellingham, opens from 6-9pm with the works of Bellingham artist Chris Shreve. Shreve’s work addresses the ability to pull from the invisible and shape the visible.
“September in the Southwest,” opens from 7-9pm at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island. The show introduces the visual art of Sandra Holzman, a new collection of wearable art by gallery favorite Maggy Pavlou, and jewelry by Bara of Santa Fe. Entertainment will be provided by the Julie Duke Bank on the plaza in front of the gallery. Shown at the left: Arroyo Point, Sandra Holzman.