Allied Arts of Whatcom County’s First Annual Door Art Throwdown will take place on Friday, October 7 from 6 – 9pm in the Federal Building Parking Lot in the 1400 block of Cornwall Avenue in downtown Bellingham. Ten teams of artists will have one hour to create a masterpiece on a repurposed door. Art walk participants will be able to watch the artists in action and vote on which team they liked best by “tipping” their team of choice. The doors will then be sold that evening through a silent auction.
Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, opens from 6-9pm for the Anacortes Art walk with a one-person show called “The Way Things Are,” new paintings, prints and a series of objects by Fairhaven College Art Professor John Feodorov. Professor Feodorov will give a talk about his work on Saturday, November 5 at 4:30pm. Shown at the right: My God.
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way E., opens for the Bainbridge First Friday Art Walk from 6-8pm with exhibitions featuring Jeffrey Brown, Amy Roberts and Cathy Woo. Brown, who will give a gallery talk on October 8 at 12:30pm, has made a group of playful side tables of aluminum and steel, finding inspiration in sources as diverse as Incan art and Detroit design. Roberts has taken her sculpture in a new direction by emphasizing many forms and textures of glass. Woo uses repeated patterns in her abstract paintings modulating from one color to another. Shown at the left: Cathy Woo, Love Yourself No. 4.
Childhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W. in Olympia, opens for the Olympia Arts Walk from 5-10pm with a group show called “Place. Featured artists are: Susan Aurand, Beth Brooks, Shelley Carr, Alfred Currier, Mary Denning, Lucia Harrison, Keith Lazelle, Ross Matteson, Barbara Noonan, and Marianne Partlow. The show is on view through November 13. A piece by one of the artists in the show is at the right.
Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery says, “Join us for a Vernissage and happy hour from 6-8pm featuring the work of Dan Larsen.” The gallery, located at 800 Bellevue Way NE, is having a special celebration with door prizes for attending and lots more. Piece at the left by Dan Larsen.
Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, participates in the Bainbridge Art Walk by opening from 6-8pm with a “2011 Printmaking Exhibition” featuring the work of Lynn Brofsky, Brian Fisher, Kristina Hagman, Irene Klar, Stephen MacFarlane, Wendy Orville, William Schlegel.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E., opens for the Bainbridge Art Walk from 6-8pm with a special reception for “Take a Seat: Benches and Boxes,” by Bainbridge Island and northwest wood artists. Entertainment for the reception features the Bainbridge Island Jazz Trio. Table shown at the right by Jeffrey Hummel. The show runs through October 30.