Posts Tagged ‘Bainbridge art galleries’

Come See A Place at the Table This Month at Bainbridge Arts & Crafts

bainbridgeBainbridge Arts & Crafts Gallery, 151 Winslow, features “A Place at the Table” at the gallery this month. On view are visions of festive gastronomic celebrations in this group show featuring complete place settings in ceramic, porcelain and other mediums. Table settings for every occasion from tea for two to Thanksgiving for eight.  Included are works by Pat Espey, Nana Kuo, Reid Ozaki, Carianna Schreitz, Terry Siebert, and Cameron Snow. The reception is September 1 from 6-8pm.  Image by Cameron Snow.

Art Grice Photography at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts

bac“A Walk in the Dark” opens at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island on   Friday, May 5, with a reception from 6-8pm. Renowned photographer Art Grice presents images and proofs from his upcoming retrospective book to be published later this year.

Celebrating Three Special Women at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts

baccBainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, is showing three women artists: Leigh Knowles Metteer, Barbara Kowalski, and Heather Saddler this month. On view through January 29, a reception for the artists is January 6 from 6-8pm during the Bainbridge Art Walk. Shown: by Leigh Knowles Metteer.

First Friday Bainbridge Island Art Walk December 2

bacBainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way opens from 6-8pm tonight, December 2, for a artists’ reception featuring an exploration of glass, ceramics, sculpture, fiber, photographs, paintings, and prints. Give the gift of contemporary Northwest art! Jason Devinney, Pat Espey, Michael Frey, Larry Halvorsen, Solia Hermes, Joan Kinsman, Karin Lowrie, Colleen Meacham, Kimberly Morris, Rebecca Lynn Parker, Janusz Pozniak, Kim Simonelli, Tiffany Thiele, and Ellie Mathews & Carl Youngmann of The North Press.



Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way, is showing many of their gallery artists in a show where they were invited to explore who or what inspired them to be an artist. This exhibition invited artists to explore inspiration from other artists, poetry, music etc. They will elaborate on why they paint what they do, what informs their ideas and keeps the work fresh and original, and also why they work in their chosen technique or style. The reception is from 6-8pm.



theisland“Beneath Still Waters,” new bronze and wood-fired sculpture  from Eva Funderburgh, opens tonight from 6-8pm at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E.. Also showing in the front gallery is the 11th Annual Wearable Art Show. In concert during the evening is Ranger and the Re-Arrangers. Shown: Beneath Still Waters.

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.

Bainbridge Island First Friday Gallery Walk 6-8pm

bacBainbridge Arts and Crafts ,151 Winslow Way, opens from 6-8pm with “Dark fairy tales.” Weird characters, and unsettling true stories take form in paintings, prints, sculpture, book art, and portraiture that is by turns cheeky and disquieting. Sam Garriott Antonacci, Barbara Helen Berger, Morgan Brig, Cha Davis, John Ellis, Denise Harris, Wes McClain, Shane Miller, Kim Murton, Carianna Schreitz, Susan Wiersema, and Kamilla White. Shown: Cha Davis. The Snow Queen.




island“Bologna Blues Series, Virginia Paquette Watercolor & Collage” opens at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E. in a reception from 6-8pmFor a residency at the Conservatorio di Musica in Bologna this year, Virginia Paquette painted these mixed-media works as part of a collaboration with Bill Smith. They are her visual responses to his works of music, influenced by their years together in Italy. Paquette responds to Smith’s music with color, line, rhythm, gesture, and collage of found images, salvaged from the streets of Italy. Entertainment features Anne Pell Jazz Trio with guest performance by Bill Smith. Shown: Bologna Blues #27.

Art Walks and Events Through October 8

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 –

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

Fremont Art Walk is 6 –

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

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

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise is from 6 –


First Saturday

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

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 –


October 7

Discover new artwork and support Photographic Center Northwest. The event will feature works by 38+ local and nationally-known artists, including James Welling ($12,000 retail value), Ron Jude ($1,300 retail value), Jenny Riffle ($1,350 retail value), and many more.


October 8, 9

10th Annual Sammamish Art Fair has grown in reputation to be one of the most anticipated arts events on the Eastside, and it will feature some of the best jury selected local artists in our area. When Forbes recently ranked Sammamish as the number one friendliest town in America they made mention of the annual arts fair. Held at the Sammamish City Hall, 801 228th Ave. SE, Sammamish, WA.  Inside the City Hall building, the highest quality and variety of fine art will be available for purchase, and will include original works of art such as; paintings, jewelry, mixed media, encaustic art, glass arts, ceramics, printmaking, woodcarving, photography and textile art. Sponsorship is grateful received from the City of Sammamish, the Sammamish Arts Commission and 4Culture. Admission is free.

Bainbridge Island Art Walk 6-8 PM August 5

bacBainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow, opens for the art walk with an exhibition featuring  fantastical metal and wood sculptural benches crafted by Bainbridge Island’s own Solia Hermes. Also showing is a group exhibition celebrating Northwest plein air. Kathy Francis, Nicole Gelinas, Gigi Godfrey, Mary McInnis, Rebecca Lynn Parker, Sydni  Sterling, and Robin Paul Weiss. Shown: Solia Hermes, Bustle in the Hedgerow.



bimaBainbridge Island Museum of Art, continues until October 2 with Barbara Earl Thomas: Heaven on Fire,  a 30-year survey of paintings, prints, and newer works in glass, paper cuts, and installation. The exhibition  is curated by Greg Robinson (BIMA Executive Director & Curator) with assistance from Amy Sawyer (Curatorial Associate) and Scott Farwell (Facilities Manager). Thomas has received numerous awards – most recently the Yvonne Twining Humber Award from Artist Trust (Seattle), and has been nominated for the Genius Award from The Stranger. Shown: Story Vessel II – Fire Breather.


Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way, opens this month with “Parvin,” acrylic paintings by Parvin. The body of work addresses her fascination with the sky and clouds and is on view through August 27.



theisThe Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way, presents “Dynamic Dozen: August Art Fete.” Showing is new work from twelve of the artists represented by the galler: Visual Art: Irene Yesley, Renée Jameson, Karen Chaussabel, Andrea Lawson, Tom Johnson, Gerardo Aguayo, Lisa Wederquist; Furniture and Sculpture: Wendy Dunder, Carl Yurdin, Chris Thompson; and Textiles: Mary Jaeger, David. Also introducing new Artists Chiho Kuwayama (Textiles) and Joan Cihak (Ceramic Jewelry). In concert on the Plaza during the reception is Ranger and the Re-Arrangers, Bainbridge Island’s Own Gypsy Jazz Band.

First Friday on Bainbridge Island 6-8PM

bacBainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, opens for First Friday with “Here and There,” paintings by Claudia McKinstry.  McKinstry calls her paintings “a visual story, about what we see every day and either ignore or take for granted.” Also featured is “Brian Watson: So lose So Far.” Wood sculptor Brian Watson presents a large and exquisite family of vessels carved from a single apple tree that was planted on the shores of Hood Canal decades ago. Shown: Claudia McKinstry, Monet’s Window.



theislandgalleryThe Island Gallery,  400 Winslow Way, opens for the art walk with “Dialogues in Fiber.”  Featured are Suzanne Hubbard’s weavings and  Tom Johnson’s  geometric fiber sculpture. In Concert on the Plaza: Jon Crane and Abraham Neuwelt  Rainforest Journey will entertain. Shown at the right: Planting the Thread by Suzanne Hubbard. Photo by Rick Dahms.

Bainbridge Island First Friday Art Walk 6-8pm

bainbridgeartsBainbridge Arts and Crafts , 151 Winslow Way, opens during the art walk with a reception for their June show featuring REID OZAKI,’S new wood and soda fired ceramic vessels, KAREN CORNELL’S abstract paintings and prints inspired by the seasons of the Pacific Northwest and LEAH CLARK’S  textured collages that balance chaos and structure into a unified whole. Cornell will have an artist talk on June 4 at 12:30 pm. Gain insight and inspiration from one of the Northwest’s premier abstract painters and printmakers. No registration is necessary – just stop in. Shown at the right: Karen Cornell. Untitled. Oil on Panel. Image courtesy of the artist.



Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, 550 Way E., has several shows still showing  that will close on June 5: Steve Parmelee: "Assemblage;" “Journeys;” Marita Dingus: "Hanging from the Rafters;" Steve Jensen: "Boats;"  Nancy Thorne Chambers: A Story Place



"Blossoming Art" opens at  Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way,  featuring Diane Ainsworth, Mary N. Balcomb, Raenell Doyle, Kathe Fraga, Marie Powell, Patty Rogers and Pamela Wachtler.



theislandgalleryThe Island Gallery,  400 Winslow Way, opens for the art walk with “Dialogues in Fiber.”  Featured are Suzanne Hubbard’s weavings and  Tom Johnson’s  geometric fiber sculpture. The Anne Pell Jazz Trio will entertain on The Plaza. Shown at the left: Planting the Thread by Suzanne Hubbard. Photo by Rick Dahms.

Bainbridge First Friday Art Walk 6-8pm

bainThis month at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, are exhibitions featuring work by Lynnette Sandbloom, who depicts houses in detailed paper collages and paintings, and  Garrison Coverdale’s hand-painted, bisque-fired spheres. The yearly student art extravaganza will take place on May 6 in the reception from 6-8pm, but the high school show reception and awards ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. on May 25. Shown: Spheres by Garrison Coverdale.



Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way are showing “Land & Sea,” two northwest artists, Mike Kowalski and Neal Philpott, two northwest artists  who paint the unique land and seascape of the Northwest. The opening reception is  First Friday  May 6, 6-8pm.



theisland“Artistic Exploration:  Alternative Paths,” work by Carol Fiedler Kawaguchi, Carl Yurdin and Lisa Wederquist is on view through May 31 at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way. Carol pursues both traditional Asian screens and whimsical mirrors, Carl applies the art of industrial design to fine furniture and Lisa extends her minimal style from painting to ceramics. A reception with the artists: First Friday, May 6th, 6-8 pm. In concert during the reception: Jon Crane & Abraham Neuwelt and Rainforest Journey.

Spring Flocks and Frocks at The Island Gallery on Bainbridge

islandSpring brings a renewal of all things.  The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island celebrates the new season and the return of our colorful feathered friends with wearable, wall and sculptural art. Featured artists are: Ashley Licht, Susan Petersen, Carol Lee Shanks, Spirithouse, Christine Sundt,  and Diane Turner. The opening reception is April 1 from 6-8pm. Entertainment is provided by Ranger and the Re-Arrangers, Bainbridge Island’s Own Gypsy Jazz Band. Shown: Sparrows by Ashley Licht.

Bainbridge Arts and Crafts Opens New Shows Tonight

bainbridge“LOST AND FOUND: PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER,” opens in a reception from 6-8pm tonight at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island. Doll parts, mouse traps, abandoned nests, scrap metal. The artists who made it happen are  Barbara Helen Berger, Diane Haddon, Steve Parmelee, and Hidde Van Duym.  Also showing is “KATHLEEN McKEEHEN: COLLECTIONS,” detailed watercolors, by award-winning painter and natural science illustrator Kathleen McKeehen who brings flora and fauna to life on paper. Shown:  Steve Parmelee. Too Many Chefs. Assemblage.Image courtesy of the artist.

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Reflecting Nature at The Island Gallery on Bainbridge

theislnd“Reflecting Nature’s Moods,” new work by Renee Jameson and Jen Till opens at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way, in a reception during the Bainbridge Art Walk from 6-8 pm on March 4. Jameson is the printmaker liaison for the Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) setting up the print studio for the BARN. She has work represented in private collections in Santa Barbara, La Jolla and Bainbridge Island. Till is a freelance textile designer on Bainbridge. Shown: White Clouds by Renee Jameson.

All About Paper and Cartoons at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts

bacBainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow on Bainbridge, opens for the Bainbridge First Friday Art Walk from 6-8pm with “Bend, Fold, Mutilate: Paper Takes Shape.” The artists in the group exhibit push boundaries, shred expectations and turn humble scraps inside out to create with paper. Also showing is “Henry’s Tweets:Cartoon Sketches y Henry J. Dietrich.” The show is a collection of drawings while Dietrich was on the job as a cartoonist and illustrator at the San Francisco Chronicle. Shown: Helga Winter, Tea Paper Bowl.