Jensen and Mueller Shows at Parklane Gallery in Kirkland

Featured artists through December 4 at the Parklane Gallery, 130 Park Lane in Kirkland are: Marne Jensen, "A Sense of Place," and Rachel Mueller’s, “From My Collection.” Jensen’s palette ranges from tranquil to vibrant, as she shares her journey between impressionism and abstraction inspired by the colors and shapes of nature Mueller’s show  is a retrospective that combines oil paintings and sculptures, reflecting her respect for animals and the human form.

26th Annual Small Works Invitational Opens at Howard/Mandville

howardmHoward/Mandville Gallery, 120 Park Lane in Kirkland, hosts a reception November 19 from 5:30-7pm for the 26th Annual Small Works Invitational on view through December 4. The show features a selection of small format paintings by over 50 regional and nationally known artists. Shown:  Simone by Zhaoming Wu 

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through November 20

Third Thursday

Edmonds Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm.

Third Thursday in Kent 4 – 7pm,

Seattle Design Center Art Walk is from 5 – 9pm. at 5701 Sixth Ave. South.

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

Upper Queen Anne Art Walk is from 3 – 9pm and takes place between the 1500 and 2400 blocks on Queen Anne Ave. N.


November 19 – 20

"Yule Fest" at Nordic Heritage Museum, 10am – 5pm, 3014 NW 67th Street Visit

Holiday Show at Waterworks Gallery in Friday Harbor

imageJoin the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Arygyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, today between 4 and 6pm for the opening of their Holiday Show. The featured artists are David French, Catherine Eaton Skinner, Joan Stuart Ross, Jaime Ellsworth and David Ridgway for starters. Ongoing through January 4 ,in conjunction with Seattle Metals Guild, is “The Art of the Earring,” juried by Micki Lippe, Virginia Causey & Ruth Offen. In this show, Seattle Metals Guild members explore ear adornment using a variety of traditional and non-traditional materials, from sterling silver, gold and gemstones to repurposed textiles, polymer and steel. Shown: by Jane Adam.

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through November 13

Second Thursday

Gig Harbor Art Walk along the waterfront in the summer until 8pm.

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

West Seattle Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm.


Second Friday

Belltown Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm.

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

Kirkland Art Walk is from noon – 8pm.


Second Saturday

Ballard Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm.

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

Georgetown Art Attack is from 6 – 9pm.

Port Angeles Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm.

Poulsbo Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm.


November 11 – 13

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

Keiichi Nishimura Exhibition Opens at Gunnar Nordstrom

Meet the Artist Series and Vernissage on Wednesday, November 9 from 6-8pm at the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way E. Showing for the first time are works by Keiichi Nishimura. Born in Kyoto, Keiichi Nishimura began his training as an artist in 1976 under the apprenticeship of his father, Jintaro Nishimura, a master of the art for more than half a century. 

Although he had painted in oil and watercolor as a child and did not enter his formal apprenticeship as an artist until the age of 27, Nishimura spent seven years perfecting his art training while simultaneously studying sumi-e (charcoal ink painting).  Of the 200 students who began the arduous training, only Nishimura and six others finished.  

Bainbridge Island Art Walk 6-8pm First Friday

bacBainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way,  and BARN: Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network are presenting a juried exhibition of fine art and craft by the members and studios of BARN show, titled “BARN at BAC: Making Community.” The show runs from November 4-27, 2016 at Bainbridge Arts & Crafts. The exhibition will showcase a mastery of traditional craft, contemporary craft, and fine art by BARN member artists. “The title of the show, ‘Making Community,’ has a dual reference,” BAC Executive Director Lindsay Masters says. “It speaks to two visual arts organizations coming together to celebrate the creation and the exhibition of fine, local art and craft. It also highlights BARN as a maker space. The opening is from 6-8pm.



Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way, opens Susan LeVan’s show,   "A Northwest Bestiary.” (A Bestiary is an illustrated volume made popular in the Middle Ages,                 a collection of descriptions or representations of real or imaginary animals). The reception is from 6-8pm.


theislandThe Island Gallery400 Winslow Way E., opens from 6-8pm with “Holiday House,” preparing for the holidays with art. Showing are: Furniture Designers Carol Fiedler Kawaguchi, Carl Yurdin, David Kellum, Wendy Dunder and Reid Anderson.; Fiber Artists Tom Johnson and Jacqueline Moseley; Glass Artists Ted Jolda and Ken & Ingrid Hanson; Ceramic Artist  Robin Hominiuk.

Jeanne Levasseur Opens at Scott Milo in Anacortes

scottScott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial in Anacortes,  presents a new landscape series in oil by Jeanne Levasseur.  Levasseur brings a  selection of trees, rolling hills and billowing clouds.  Also showing are oils by Ramona Hammerly, pastels by Christine Troyer, oils by Keith Sorenson and oils by the late, Don deLlamas. Also on view are new sculptures, custom tables, glass and jewelry for the holiday season. Image: “Seasons Change”, 24  x  36  Oil on Panel by Jeanne Levasseur. The opening reception is November 4 during the Anacortes Art Walk from 6-9pm.

Seattle First Thursday in November

abmeyerAbmeyer + Wood Fine Art, 1210 Second Avenue, opens from 5-8pm with “William Morris,” selections from the artist’s archives.  Since his humble beginnings as Dale Chihuly’s gaffer, William Morris has become a major player Morris’ sculptures can be found in many museum collections around the world, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), Musée des Arts Decoratifs (Paris), Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institute (Washington DC), and the Victoria and Albert Museum (London).  Shown: MAZORCA INSTALLATION.”


artxchangeArtXchange Gallery, 512 First Avenue S., opens from 5-8pm with “Reconstructed Memories,” the debut solo exhibition of Alla Goniodsky, a Russian-born stage designer, painter and sculptor. Her new exhibition comprises painting and sculpture to create a dramatic world that seems to arise from the misty corners of memory. Shown: Eve.



CaptureDavidson Galleries, 313 Occidental Ave. S., opens from 6-8pm with a very timely exhibit, “Pick Your Poison, Politics in Print,” on view through November 26.



Foster/White Gallery,  220 Third Ave. S.,  presents a new body of work by Casey McGlynn, opening on Thursday, November 3.from 6-8pm



frederickThrough November, “MAKERS OF A NEW WORLD – The 20th Century Avant-Garde And The Post-War Americans They Inspired” is showing at Frederick Holmes and Company , 309 Occidental Avenue. The exhibition features original etchings, lithographs, carborundums, and screen-prints by six European Modern Masters – Josef Albers (1888-1976), Marc Chagall (1887-1985), Salvador Dali (1904-1989), Joan Miro (1893-1983), Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Roberto Matta (1911-2002) – in tandem with select members of the generation of Post War Americans they influenced – Jim Dine (B.1935), Sam Francis (1923-1994), Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011), James Rosenquist (B.1933), and Donald Sultan (B.1951). Shown: Josef Albers, Homage to the Square SP-VI.


Mike Moran: “Tide Pools and Other Paintings,”  opens from 6-8pm at Gallery IMA, 123 S. Jackson Street. With influences from the landscapes of Montana and Wyoming, as well as the lava fields of Hawaii, Mike Moran paints and sculpts the colors and surfaces of earth, rock and water in subtly modulated tones and textures.



Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Avenue S., opens with Mark Calderon and Jeffrey Simmons, November 3 from 6-8:00 p.m. Join them on Saturday, November 5, at noon for a  “Saturday After” artist’s walk-through.



harrisharveyHarris/Harvey Gallery, (formerly Lisa Harris Gallery with new name and new location) 1915 First Avenue, opens “Digital Canvas,’ works in a new vein by established Seattle artist, Richard Morhous. Long known for his acrylic paintings, Morhous embraces the possibilities of new technologies, creating bold images of urban landscapes using an iPad. Archival pigment prints made from these digital paintings will be on display from November 3 – 26. Shown: Geometry.



For his seventh exhibition at the Linda Hodges Gallery, 316 First Avenue S.,  Fred Holcomb continues to mine the fertile ground of land- and seascape painting. Generated from a lifetime of road trips, Holcomb’s work pictures the wide-open spaces of the West. On these drives, he experiences the landscape passing at freeway speed as if by truck, which he also depicts in one painting.



Lynn Hanson Gallery, 312 S. Washington, is showing "buried collage" paintings by Kate Steiger as well as pillows and table runners from the  Kate Steiger Home Collection. Also showing during November Art Walk are new designs from jewelry artist Robin E Westbrook.



proPrographica/KDR Gallery, 313 Occidental Avenue S., opens from 6-8pm with “IDENTITY Insight: Unfolding the Visual Narrative,” featuring David Bailin, Eric Beltz, Shay Bredimus, Wes Christensen(1949-2015), Josh Dorman, Tim Lowly, Michelle Muldrow, Len Paschoal, Fred Stonehouse, and Yuriko Yamaguchi. On view through  December 23, the show  features the work of ten Koplin Del Rio artists and completes the series of three IDENTITY exhibitions introducing the gallery’s artists to a Seattle audience. Curator Eleana Del Rio grouped these artists together because they share a common interest in pictorial narrative. Shown: David Bailin, Raking Leaves




Mariane Ibrahim Gallery608 Second Avenue, presents “Parallel Worlds, the second American solo exhibition of the work of photographer, Jean Claude Moschetti, from November 3 until December 3, 2016, with an opening on Thursday, November 3rd from 6 to 8 pm.


ston“Roots Than Connect Us All: A Mother & Son Collaboration” opens at the Stonington Gallery, 125 S. Jackson Street, in a reception from 6-8pm. "Roots That Connect Us All" shines a light on another historic artistic collaboration between men and women, that of weaving and painting, and immortalized in the painted weavings of Charles and Isabella Edenshaw (Haida). Often acknowledged as the greatest historic artists from the Pacific Northwest Coast, Charles and Isabella’s collaborative works are among the finest objects held in museum collections throughout the world.



Traver Gallery, 110 Union Street, presents “ Up and At ’em,”  an important new series of leaded glass screens by esteemed artist, Dick Weiss. Weiss began exhibiting his glass work at Traver Gallery in 1979, has shown with the gallery in numerous solo shows in a variety of mediums, and has been part of many collaborative exhibitions since that time.



zincArtist Harold Hollingsworth will show recent works from a series he began in Berlin at ZINC contemporary, 119 Prefontaine Pl S, in a solo exhibition running November 3-28. The opening night artist’s reception will be held on November 3 5-8pm during the Pioneer Square First Thursday Art Walk and is open to the public.Hollingsworth exhibits internationally in Berlin, Los Angeles, and Seattle and can be found in the collections of the Seattle Art Museum, Nordstrom, Bank of America, Hogue Cellars, Target, and the Vulcan Group. Shown: Dual by Harold Hollingsworth

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through November 6

November 4 – 6

"Arts Alive" LaConner’s Annual Weekend Festival and Invitational Art Show. Visit 


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

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:

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.

Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 6 – 8pm.

Bellingham Downtown Art Walk is from 6 – 10pm.

Bremerton Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Bremerton.

Ellensburg Art Walk is from 5 – 7:30pm in historic downtown Ellensburg.

Fremont Art Walk is 6 – 9pm.

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

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

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise is from 6 – 9pm.


First Saturday

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

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

Port Orchard Art Walk April – Oct. from 2 – 5pm.

Port Townsend Art Walk is from 5:30 – 8:30pm.


November 4 – 6

"Arts Alive" LaConner’s Annual Weekend Festival and Invitational Art Show. Visit


November 6

Visit Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) on Sunday, November 6 from 10 am to 4 pm for the colorful and lively Día de los Muertos celebration. The museum’s most popular free festival of the year offers an array of cultural activities including live mariachi music, dancing, hands-on art making, face painting and more.

Connie Townsend’s Animal Art at Howard/Mandville

howardHoward/Mandville Gallery, 120 Park Lane in Kirkland, shows the playful side of art featuring the art of Connie Townsend. Aside from her own original art, she also does pet portraits. Connie supports animal rescue/adoption centers, including but not limited to: 2nd Chance Center For Animals | Border Collie Rescue of Arizona | Red Rose Inspirations | Paw Placement.  Shown: Sunglass Mutt by Connie Townsend

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through October 30

thru October 29

The Great Northwest Glass Pumpkin Patch featuring 2000 plus hand blown glass pumpkins crafted by local glass artisans. For dates and locations visit



October 27 – 29

Seattle Weavers’ Guild Annual Show and Sale. St. Mark’s Cathedral, 1245 10th Ave. East, Thurs. 5 – 8pm, Fri. 10am-8pm, Sat. 10am – 5pm. 1000’s of original fiber pieces. Visit



October 29

ARTbeat BENEFIT GALA 80s Thriller is a celebration of the arts from the Kirkland Arts Center  including  instructors to students to art lovers. Over 60 pieces of art plus unique experiences, dining, fine wine, and much more will be yours for the bidding in the silent and live auction. Starts  5:30pm at the Westin Bellevue Hotel in Bellevue. For information about event details, style tips and special art previews, visit:

Third Thursday Art Walk in Edmonds

ccascA Spirit Unbound: The Art of Peggy Strong,” is showing at the Cascadia Art Museum, 190 Sunset Avenue in Edmonds, through January 8. This is the first retrospective for the artist, featuring works held privately in the family’s collection and never seen by the public until now. Curator David F. Martin, long recognized as the leading authority on Northwest women artists, considers this one of his most important exhibitions.


Cole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue S., opens from 5-8pm with Pam Ingalls & Willow Bader in a show through November 14.The artist’s reception includes  live jazz with Rich Cole & Friends and a champagne toast and light dessert bites.


gallerynorhtGallery North, the oldest co-op gallery in the Greater Seattle area, 401 Main Street, invites all for refreshments from 5-8pm and to view the work of "The Olde Masters" – ten former and long-term Gallery North member artists.



zincZinc Art, 102 3rd. Avenue S., opens for Third Thursday with The Fish Jumped Laughing Into the Net with a reception from 5-8pm. San Francisco artist Chelsea Ryoko Wong creates playful figurative works that explore modern culture, lifestyle and politics. Shown: I Cooked a Big Feast for Naked Us, I Didn’t Use Any Lemons

Signs of Life at Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery

facereOpening October 19 in a reception in the City Centre conference room at 1420 5th. Ave. from 5-6:30pm at the Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery, is “Sins of Life” . Signs of Life is an annual literary journal and cotemporary jewelry art exhibition featuring work by nine jewelry artists. One piece by each artist is used as the jumping-off point for nine written pieces by published authors. Shown: Sunrise by Chris Abrass. The show runs through November 9.

Art Walks and Special Events Through October 23

Third Thursday

Edmonds Art Walk is from 5 –

Third Thursday in Kent 4 – 7pm,

Seattle Design Center Art Walk is from 5 – 9pm. at 5701 Sixth Ave.

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

Upper Queen Anne Art Walk is from 3 – 9pm and takes place between the 1500 and 2400 blocks on Queen Anne Ave. N.

Fourth Saturday

Bremerton Charleston Arts District Artwalk, noon – 8pm


October 22

Artist Trust turns 30. Party starts at 7pm at 1525 11th. Avenue in Seattle. Among the art, there will also be eating, drinking, partying, dancing, and celebrating the artists and all who have helped Artist Trust in the last 30 years. Buy your ticket today by clicking here: