Allied Arts of Whatcom County, 1418 Cornwall Avenue in Bellingham, continues the 2011 juried artist series, “On the Inside, featuring the work of Rachel Potter and Tim Alexander. There will be an exhibit walk-thru with the artists from 6:30-7pm. In conjunction with this show, is the work of jewelry artist Nanz Aalund. Former University of Washington professor, Aalund served as a fine jewelry designer for Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, and Tiffany & Co.,and was the associate editor for Art Jewelry magazine.
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, opens from 6-8pm during the Bainbridge art walk with an exhibition featuring the works of Elizabeth Moga, Gerry Newcomb, and John Keppeler. Elizabeth Moga will demonstrate her technique during a gallery demo on November 5 from 12:30-3:30pm. Shown at the right: Elizabeth Moga, Pond Reflections III.
Art Garden Gallery, 4569 Lynwood Center Drive on Bainbridge Island, celebrates their grand opening from 10am – 9pm.
Childhood’s End Gallery , 222 4th. Avenue W. in Olympia, continues to celebrate 40 years in business with a show opening from 5-8pm during the Olympia art walk. The group show includes American crafts and fine art.
Fourth Corner Frames and Gallery, 311 W. Holly Street in Bellingham, opens “Earth, Sea, Sky,” an exhibit featuring works of Laurie Potter, Sharon Kingston and Rob Vetter, during the Bellingham art walk from 6-9pm. The show runs through December.
Francine Seders Gallery, 6701 Greenwood Avenue North, showcases the work of Robert C. Jones in a reception for the artist on November 6 from 2-4pm. His work has been included in a two-person show with Fay Jones at Gallery One Visual Arts Center in Ellensburg, Washington (2011); Seattle as Collector, Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs Turns 40 at the Seattle Art Museum (2011); The 9th Northwest Biennial at the Tacoma Art Museum (2009); and two group exhibitions at the Seders Gallery–Happy Birthday, Francine! (2010/11) and Prints and Monoprints (2010). Shown at the left: Robert C. Jones, Torso, 2011, oil on canvas, 20 x 16 inches, photo: Eduardo Calderón.
Gallery 704, 704 North 34th. Street in Fremont, opens from 6-9pm during the Fremont art walk with “Then and Now,” paintings from 2001 – 2011 by Tina Anderson. The show features landscapes, and portraits that encourage reflection on environmental issues, sexual orientation and women’s rights while referencing historical art works.
“Petals of Hope,” new work by Anne Schreivogl, opens at Gallery Cygnus, 109 Commercial in La Conner, in a reception from 5-9pm. Schreivogl has committed to delivering 40 paintings to Japanese citizens who continue to be displaced by the March 11th, 2011 tsunami. She will hand deliver the work exactly one year after the disaster. The show runs through December 24, and the proceeds will support her trip to Japan in March to deliver the paintings.
Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, celebrates an evening of a "Finissage" or exhibit ending reception with special values for the exiting artist, light beverages and networking. also featured is "Happy Hour with Vinosus" where designers, Martin Kneeland and Brit-Simone Sutter showcase their newest jewelry designs with only 2 Vinosus Fridays left before Christmas. Shown at the left: A Sculptured Landscape by Don Tiller.
Local artist Katherine Schneider will be showing her abstract works at Honey Salon, 310 W. Holly in Bellingham, from November 4th through the 30th. A reception for the artist is from 6-9pm.
Matter Gallery, 113 Fifth. Avenue SW in Olympia, opens during the Olympia art walk with a wine and cheese reception from 5-8pm with Boucante World Traveler who unveils his latest body of work, “Good Voodoo,” calling attention to the spirit world. One of his pieces is shown at the right:
Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, opens from 6-8pm during the Bainbridge art walk with a solo exhibition of the work of Helen Wilder titled “The Portrait.” The show runs through November 26.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, is featuring “Terremoto,” a performance installation combining visual, spoken and sonic constructs. The show is the result of a collaboration by the husband and wife team of visual artist Virginia Paquette and electric musician Bill Smith. Winner of numerous public art commissions, Paquette completed an environmental installation celebrating the Millennium and Education for a Washington State “Art in Public Places” project on the campus of Bellevue Community College, and has created work in glass for the new Redmond campus of Lake Washington Technical College. Smith, a former professor at the University of Washington, was a member of Dave Brubeck’s experimental Octet and continues to record and perform with Brubeck, most recently at New York’s Lincoln Center.The performance is from 6-8pm.