Baubles Showing at Gallery North in Edmonds

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“Baubles” exhibit at Gallery North, 401 Main Street in Edmonds, features hand-wrought pottery and jewelry by Penny Berglund surrounded by brightly colored sea creatures photographed by Mary Bess Johnson in their show this month. See it during the Edmonds Art Walk from 5-8pm tonight. When you visit the gallery in November don’t forget to enter the People’s Choice contest! (Just ask any Gallery North member for the form.) Vote for your favorite piece in the gallery this month and you could be selected win a tempered glass plate featuring a photograph of a "Smiling Nudibranch" by Mary Bess Johnson. Image: Raku-fired Pottery by Penny Berglund

Michael Upchurch Says Cumming and Lawrence Show at Woodside/Braseth is Fine

woodside“Woodside/Braseth Gallery’s pairing of William Cumming’s and Jacob Lawrence’s works results in a fine show, “ says Michael Upchurch, writing for the Seattle Times.  The  show, “A Centennial Celebration: William Cumming & Jacob Lawrence,” closes at the Woodside/Braseth Gallery, 1201 Western Avenue in Seattle, on December 2. Image: William Cumming, Evening Light,Family

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through November 19

Third Thursday

Edmonds Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.edmondsartwalk.com

Third Thursday in Kent 4 – 7pm, www.thirdthursdaykent.com

Tacoma Art Mingle when Tacoma museums offer free admission and galleries are open from 5 – 8pm.

November 15 – December 31

Museum of Glass (MOG)  celebrates its third annual Fire & Ice Festival. MOG will host a variety of Fire & Ice themed activities, performances, and demonstrations for visitors of all ages to enjoy during the holidays.

November 16 – 18

Puyallup Quilt and Craft Festival, Western Washington Fairgrounds in Puyallup.

November 18 – 19

Yule Fest at Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th St. 10am – 5pm. www.nordicmuseum.org.

Calendar of Events and Art Walks Through November 11

Second Thursday

Blitz, Capitol Hill’s Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. capitolhillartwalk.com

West Seattle Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. westseattleartwalk.blogspot.com

Second Friday

Belltown Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. www.belltownartwalk.com

Phinney Wood Art Up Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. artupphinneywood.com

Kirkland Art Walk is from noon – 8pm. www.kirklandartwalk.com

Second Saturday

Ballard Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. www.ballardartwalk.com

Central District Art Walk is from 1 – 5pm. At various locations around 23rd Ave. and E. Cherry St. www.seattleartists.com

Georgetown Art Attack is from 6 – 9pm. www.georgetownartattack.com

Port Angeles Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.olympicpeninsula.org

Poulsbo Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.historicdowntownpoulsbo.com/ArtWalk.html.

Pop Culture Exhibition at Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery

4thFourth Corner Frames & Gallery , 311 W. Holly Street in Bellingham,  is currently showing “Pop Culture.” The subject of this show might be defined as the entirety of attitudes, ideas, images, perspectives, etc. within the mainstream of a given culture. Showcased are a variety of framed posters, playbills and paraphernalia sure to start you searching the hidden recesses of your life for those artifacts you have saved to frame…someday. The show runs until November 25, 2017 with a reception, 6 – 9pm November 3.

November First Friday Artwalk in Anacortes

The First Friday Artwalk is Friday, November 3 from 6 – 9 pm.

705 Commercial Ave., ACME Creative 

ACME Creative continues the exhibition titled Entrances, Exits and Entropy by Skagit Valley artist Brian Cypher. The suite of etchings is a result of a week Cypher spent with master printmaker Jonathan Higgins at Manneken Press in Illinois. The prints explore Cypher’s abstract forms culled from automatic drawing and reveal a world of various states of being: matter becoming, objects decaying and energy transformation.

620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers

Burton Jewelers features a new show that includes works by many local artists representing the Skagit Farmlands and the evening will be a benefit event for the Skagitonians to Preserve Farmland.  Some of the artists include Al Currier, Linda Henley, Allen Moe, Kathleen Faulkner, and Bob Williams. Refreshments will be served.

604 Commercial Ave., The Good Stuff Arts

The Good Stuff Arts Gallery proudly hosts our first “FEATURED ARTIST”: DIANNA SHYNE, award winning, Impressionist artist and teacher.  Dianna will be demonstrating her unique painting style starting at 6:30 pm. Join us at the “MEET AND GREET RECEPTION for Dianna 6:30 – 9 pm.  Her MIXING COLOR WORKSHOP will be 10 – 4, November 4. Reservations required.   Our other Local Artists will have new pieces for the 2 month show:  “NW Moody Expressions”, ending December 31.  Many artists will be in attendance and will gladly answer your questions.  New Gifts, Cards, Jewelry and more are here.  Food & drink available.

520 Commercial Ave., Pelican Bay Books and Coffee House

Pelican Bay Books is showing work by Caroline Patrick. Caroline sees beyond the camera and records images which come from within. She is a published author and Master Feng Shui Practitioner. Caroline’s artwork changes the Chi or energy of spaces and is collected by many of her clients for Feng Shui enhancements by bringing in vibrant Elements trough color and shape into corporate facilities and private homes.

scottmilo420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery 

The gallery is showing new nautical oils by Jane Wallis, cityscapes by Joanne Shellan, landscapes by Jan Jewell, landscapes and seascapes by Matt Dollahite and vibrant pastels by Amanda Houston.  We are also excited to have new jewelry by Enid Oates!  Come see our fall collection of work. Image: “Uclulet Harbor”, 9 x 12 Oil by Jane Wallis

419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa

The Majestic Inn and Spa welcomes Terry MacDonald’s bright colorful art has been described as “Happy Art.”   Rich vibrant colors, textural surfaces and a loose, expressive style are the hallmarks of her acrylic paintings.  The November show will feature her quirky birds, florals, abstracts and multi-media works wildlife and watching them come alive on canvas.

611 R Ave., The Depot

The Anacortes Arts Commission presents The Salish Sea, fine art wearables by the Fidalgo Island Quilters’ Divas. Come by the Depot on First Friday Artwalk November 3rd from 6:00 to 9:00 pm and Saturday, November 4th, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. anacortesartscommission.com

First Thursday Art Walk in Seattle

Foster/White Gallery, 220 3rd Avenue S., opens from 6-8pm with “Wings,” show celebrating the work of Northwest artist Tony Angell .  Angell’s sculptures patiently capture the dynamism of birds in motion while seeking his subject’s indescribable spirit.

fredFrederick Holmes and Company, 309 Occidental Avenue, presents a special exhibition of the works of Walter Quirk in honor of the celebrated artist’s 115th birthday.

Gallery I|M|A , 123 South Jackson Street, opens for First Thursday with a two-person ceramics exhibition featuring works by Ruth Borgenicht and Sam Chung. Chung approaches the vessel with an interest in challenging perceptions of what is familiar versus what is new while Borgenicht investigates ideas of permanence and defensive concealment utilizing the inherently fragile medium of clay.

Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Avenue S., opens from 6-9pm with  two one-person shows from the estates of two very different artists, Michael Dailey and David Byrd.

Harris/Harvey Gallery, 1915 First Avenue, presents Inside and Out, an exhibition featuring new oil paintings by nationally recognized artist, Lois Silver. Silver uses her notable vibrant color scheme to bring vitality to her interior and exterior scenes alike. Meet the artist at the First Thursday reception, November 2, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.

Laura Castellanos‘s Eye Pudding created exclusively for her mini show at the Front Room Gallery at Juan Alonso Studio,  306 S. Washington, is a series of groovy and glittery "flower" themed paintings and dolls priced to encourage first time collectors. The reception is from 5-8pm.

The artwork of Seattle artist David Hytone straddles the line between abstraction and the representation, utilizing a vivid palette in complex yet balanced compositions. His first one-person exhibition for Linda Hodges Gallery , 316 First Avenue S., entitled “Long Division,” opens in a reception from 6-8pm.

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Prographica /KDR Gallery, 313 Occidental Avenue, opens from 6-8pm with two solo exhibitions by local artists Fred Birchman (Seattle) and Kathy Gore Fuss (Olympia). Both artists’ work have been included in numerous group exhibitions at Prographica. This is each artist’s second solo exhibition at the gallery. Shown at the right. : Fred Birchman, "String Theory"

stoniStonington Gallery , 125 S. Jackson Street, opens from 5-8pm with “Reflections, “ the collaborative work of Scott Jensen and Courtney Lipson (both Non Indigenous/Adopted Tlingit). Each artist is known on their own merits–Scott for his astonishing carving skill, and Courtney for her exquisite micro-mosaic beadwork–and the two have been working since late 2016 to bring their different, but complementary, skills to bear on masks, sculpture and jewelry.  Shown at the left: Brown Bear Maskette by Scott Jensen in collaboration with Cortney Lipson.

Art Walks and Events Through November 5

First Thursday

Gallery Walks in Pioneer Square and the Seattle Art Museum area, 5 – 8pm.

Downtown Museum and Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park are free all day on First Thursdays.www.firstthursdayseattle.com

Art in the Park at South Lake Union Park.May through Oct. 11am – 7pm. Free admission at Museum of History and Industry. For more information: www.nwartalliance.com

SLU Art Walk from 5 – 8pm Oct. and May. South Lake Union event features temporary art shows in multiple venues run by Shunpike.

Silverdale Artwalk, March – Nov. 5 – 8pm, Meet at Lisa Stirrett Glass Art Studio, 9536 NW Silverdale Way. 360/613-5472

First Friday

Anacortes Galleries are open 6 – 9pm. www.anacortesart.com

Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 6 – 8pm. www.bainbridgedowntown.org.

Bellingham Downtown Art Walk is from 6 – 10pm. www.downtownbellingham.com/artwalk

Bremerton Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Bremerton. www.ci.bremerton.wa.us

Ellensburg Art Walk is from 5 – 7:30pm in historic downtown Ellensburg. www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us

Fremont Art Walk is 6 – 9pm. www.fremontfirstfriday.com

Issaquah Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm, May – September in downtown Issaquah. www.downtownissaquah.com

Port Orchard Art Walk downtown May – October 5 – 8pm. www.pobsa.com

Sequim Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Sequim. www.sequimartwalk.com

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise is from 6 – 9pm. www.stov.us/art/firstFriday.html

First Saturday

La Conner Galleries are open April – Oct. 5 – 8pm as part of the Skagit Valley Art Escape. www.skagitvalleyartescape.com

Langley on Whidbey Island Art Walk is from 5 – 7pm. www.visitlangley.com

Port Townsend Art Walk is from 5:30 – 8:30pm. www.ptguide.com/arts-music-theatre/158-gallery-walks

Queen Anne Art Walk is from 4 – 7pm. See map at www.queenanneview.com/tag/art-walk/

Gig Harbor Art Walk fro 10am-5pm

November 3 – 5

Arts Alive! La Conner’s Annual weekend festival and invitational art show, www.artsalivelaconner.com

Kirkland Wine Walk this Friday, October 27 from 6-9pm

This is a fun way to taste great wine from many of the boutique wineries of Woodinville and elsewhere, plus discover all that downtown Kirkland has to offer as you taste your way through 16 different merchants and galleries .  One gallery Howard/Mandville Gallery, even has their own family winery, Pondera Winery.    For more information and tickets visit the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce website. https://kirklandchamber.org/kirkland-wine-walk/

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through October 22

Third Thursday

Edmonds Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.edmondsartwalk.com

Third Thursday in Kent 4 – 7pm, www.thirdthursdaykent.com

Tacoma Art Mingle when Tacoma museums offer free admission and galleries are open from 5 – 8pm.

October 6 – 21

Oktoberfest in Leavenworth is held the first three Friday and Saturdays. The next best thing to being in Munich.

October 21

Pilchuck Glass 39th Annual Auction and Gala. For info: www.pilchuck.org. at Fremont Studios, Seattle, WA

5:30 PM       Guest Registration

                      Drinks and Hors d’oeuvres

                      Silent Auctions
Live Auction Preview

7:00 PM       Silent Auction 1: Form and Function Closes

7:15 PM       Silent Auction 2: Millefiori Closes

7:30 PM       Dinner Served
                      Live Auction and Raise the Paddle

10:00 PM     Evening Concludes

October 21 – 22

Make plans to attend the 98221 Studio Tour. Pick up maps at Scott Milo Gallery, The Good Stuff, Visitor Information Center, Anacortes Chamber of Commerce, and City Hall. Find out more about the artists and see what’s new this year on the Anacortes Arts Commission Website.

Art Walks and Events Through October 15

Second Wednesday

Wallingford Art Walk starts at 6pm each month. Visit www.wallingford.org

Second Thursday

Blitz, Capitol Hill’s Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. capitolhillartwalk.com

West Seattle Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. westseattleartwalk.blogspot.com

Second Friday

Belltown Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. www.belltownartwalk.com

Phinney Wood Art Up Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. artupphinneywood.com

Kirkland Art Walk is from noon – 8pm. www.kirklandartwalk.com

Second Saturday

Ballard Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. www.ballardartwalk.com

Central District Art Walk is from 1 – 5pm. At various locations around 23rd Ave. and E. Cherry St. www.seattleartists.com

Georgetown Art Attack is from 6 – 9pm. www.georgetownartattack.com

Port Angeles Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.olympicpeninsula.org

Poulsbo Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.historicdowntownpoulsbo.com/ArtWalk.html.

October 13

Join art lovers for a stellar evening of dinner and drinks, and a  silent and live auction including raise-the-paddle to support the next phase of Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW), Seattle’s home for the art form of photography. This year’s auction will feature select artworks from PCNW’s fall companion exhibition, Notions of Homediscover works in advance at the exhibition. Begins 5:30pm at Canvas | 3412 4th Ave S (Seattle 98134).

October 14 – 15

Whatcom Artists Studio Tour throughout Bellingham and Whatcom County, 10am – 5pm. Info and maps: www.studiotour.net

Tacoma Studio Tour 11 am – 5 pm. with 42 locations around Tacoma. You are invited inside the working studios of 70 local artists to learn about the artistic process, ask questions, and purchase one-of-a-kind creations. All studios will feature demonstrations or will have hands-on activities for visitors. This family friendly and free self-guided tour. Go to the Studio Tour page at www.TacomaArtsMonth.com for all the details including an interactive map so you can plot your own custom tour course

October 21

Pilchuck Annual Auction and Gala at the Fremont Studios.  Enjoy an evening full of art and celebration, all while supporting Pilchuck’s artistic and educational programs.  Auction tour on Thursday, October 19 – Saturday, October 21. An intimate tour of artist studios and private collector homes. For Auction and Auction Tour questions, please contact Lauren Mercurio at lmercurio@pilchuck.com or 206.254.1962

Edmonds Gallery North Opens A Painted Celebration October 8

gallerynorthThis October Gallery North, 401 Main Street in Edmonds,  features the work of 21 local artists and members of Seattle Co-Arts. “A Painted Celebration” is an eclectic and colorful collection of paintings representing a variety of subjects, styles, and mediums including watercolor, acrylic, oil, mixed media, and ink. Artists Elaine Cohn, Susan Killen, Delorse Lovelady, Trish Murphy, Joan O’Byrne, and Lonni Flowers are just some of the painters participating in this special show. Join the gallery for a reception on Sunday, October 8 from 14:00pm. A second reception during Art Walk Edmonds will be held October 19 from 5-8:00pm.This exhibit is open to the public daily through October 31. When you visit the gallery in October, don’t forget to enter the People’s Choice contest! (Just ask any Gallery North member for the form.) Vote for your favorite piece in the gallery this month and you could be selected win a photograph on canvas, "La Tour Eiffel" by Erika Sheehan. Image: Exit Only by Carey Sorensen

Sumi Quest Opens at the American Art Company

amerartThe American Art Company, 1126 Broadway Plaza in Tacoma, is showcasing  an exhibition titled “Sumi Quest: Multimedia Based Sumi Tradition.” A reception for the show, on view through October 26,  is October 7 from 2-4pm at the gallery. Established in 1889, the gallery mixes contemporary works of art on paper (etchings, silk-screens, and collage) with paintings,sculpture, art quilts, contemporary expressions in wood, and baskets.

Works by Guy Anderson Featured at Waterworks Gallery

water“Fragments,” works by Guy  Anderson [1906-1998] on view at Waterworks Gallery, 315 Arygyle in Friday Harbor. The gallery, in cooperation with Deryl Walls, Executor of the Estate of Guy Anderson are pleased to present a collection of rarely seen works including drawings, woodblocks and paintings. Fragments represents work from many periods in his life, everything from large symbolist paintings to delicate woodblocks and drawings, ultimately showcasing the artist’s works in multiple  and diverse mediums. A member of the Northwest School of art, Guy Anderson was renown for his mythic and symbolic paintings with the human figure the perennial genesis of his timeless and inspired works. Reception for the artist on Friday October 6 from 4-7 pm. Deryl Walls will talk/walk the work on  Saturday, September 16 from  11.30 – 1.30 pm. Shown:

Nicolette Harrington Featured at Artwood in Bellingham

artwoodgArtwood Gallery, 1000 Harris Avenue in Bellingham’s Historic Fairhaven District is the place to see the Northwest’s finest handcrafted woodworking: dining tables, coffee tables, tall tables; side chairs, rockers, and easy chairs; stools, mirrors, shelves, cabinets and sculpture; kitchenware, jewelry boxes, and even ukuleles. Each month, Artwood features a particular category of woodworking, as well as an artist whose paintings are displayed. In October, Nicolette Harrington’s Northwest landscapes and seascapes are featured, along with small tables of all kinds, designs both traditional and original, some involving polished slabs of wood and stone, some incorporating metals. Artwood participates in the Fourth Friday Fairhaven Art Walk, 5:00-8:30 October 27. Image: by Nicolette Harrington.