Posts Tagged ‘Bainbridge art galleries’
The Winter Studio Tour on Bainbridge Island is celebrating their 30th anniversary on December 6, 7 & 8. Over sixty local artists will be on hand showcasing their work in nine local artists’ studios and community halls, in this free, self-guided art tour. There will also be a free raffle for a basket of art at each studio. The studios are open 10am to 6pm all three days, with live music provided by regional musicians and carolers. For complete details including a list of studios, artists, photos, and a map, go to the Studio Tour website: www.bistudiotour.com. For more information call Tour Manager Dinah Satterwhite at 206-842-0504.
On view through November 22 at the Art Stall Gallery, 97 Pike St. in the Pike Place Market in Seattle, is Marsha Lippert’s "Pike Street Scenery" in her ,medium of soft and oil pastels. She is a member of Women Painters of Washington, Co-Arts. Shown at the left: Puget Sound View.
Janine Hegy, stone mason/ jeweler, and Ryoko Toyama, water media painter, will showcase their recent work in the front windows of the Blue Whole Gallery , 129 W. Washington Street in Sequim, through November 26. Visit the gallery to view the “THANKS BE” exhibit in the month of Thanksgiving. The opening reception is Nov.1, 5:00-8:00 pm during the First Friday Art Walk. Shown: Butterfly Wedge with gold by Janine Hegy.
At 5pm the Clymer Museum and Gallery, 416 North Pearl Street in Ellensburg, opens their biennial “Miniatures” show which includes small works (approximately 10” or smaller in dimensions) by over 25 artists. The shown runs through December 28.
Ornamental Arts Gallery, 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105 in Marysville, will have an artist reception featuring Sharon Shankland on November 1 from 4-7pm. Sharon specializes in painting on silk and uses a variety of application techniques including resists. Live music for this reception will be performed by classical guitarist, James McClure. Shown: Fall in the Mountains.
Celebrating 19 years in business, Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, presents a collection of landscapes, seascapes and florals by Eric Wiegardt. Wiegardt paints in an impressionist style and his pieces represent Northwest imagery.Also showing are oils by Sandy Byers, photographs on canvas by Dick Garvey, photo encaustics by Kathy Hastings and watercolors and etchings by Elizabeth Ockwell. The opening reception with the artists is Friday, November 1 from 6-9 pm. Shown: Good Company by Eric Wiegardt.
Opening from 6-8pm at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, is “Holiday Tables” which will be on view through November 30. Featured at the opening is music by Peter Spencer and Friends. Shown: Sycamore table with round steel legs; Wendy Dunder Nasturtium illuminated sculpture.
Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, opens for the Anacortes Art Walk from 6-9pm with “Dry Ice: Shaping the Northwest Landscape.” This exhibit includes works by James Lavadour, Nicole Pietrantoni, Joe Feddersen, Ron McGaughey, Aimee Sones, Kris Ekstrand Molesworth, Theodora Jonsson, Dederick Ward, Clayton James, Kathryn Glowen, and Greg Tate. Also included are lithographic prints of work by John Mix Stanley (1814-1872), an American artist-explorer who accompanied nineteenth century survey expeditions into the western states.
Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington Street in Sequim, opens from 5-8pm with a reception for the works of the late Shirley Foss, a founding member of the gallery, and Margo Hankel. Retrospect and contemporary in harmony, the two artists, late Shirley Foss and Margo Hankel, express their love of nature through their paintings. Shown: Who R U by Margo Hankel.
Childhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W. in Olympia, opens from 5-10pm for the Olympia Art Walk with “Like This,” an early series of drawings and current work by Marilyn Frasca. Her work has been exhibited on both coasts in galleries and museums and is a Faculty Emerita at Evergreen. Shown at the right: Sockeye Shaman.
Ornamental Arts Gallery, 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105 in Marysville, features new work by Kathy Hastings in a reception from 4-7pm. Hastings specializes in photography with water-related images where she combines traditional painting techniques and encaustics. Her work was juried into the Art Lending program at the Seattle Art Museum . Live music for this reception will be performed by Larry Murante who plays acoustic guitar and sings and writes much of his own music. Larry was the Grand Prize Winner of the International John Lennon Songwriting Contest in 2009. Shown: Haiku Forming.
Pottery Northwest, is showing "Sleepless in Seattle," a solo exhibition of work by Noah Riedel. The show will run from through October 26 in their historic home at 226 First Avenue North (between Thomas and John), just one block south of the Key Arena at the Seattle Center. The opening reception with the artist will be held, from 6 to 8 pm. He won top awards in the Strictly Functional Pottery National Competition, and, in 2009, joined with 26 other artists to create the Franklin Street Arts Collective to promoted both local and national artists in Chapel Hill, NC.
Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, opens from 6-8pm with their annual printmaking exhibition. Featured are : Lynn Brofsky, monotype, photo transfer; Pam Christiansen, monotype; Wendy Orville, monotype; Patty Rogers, 28 piece linocut installation; UW Assoc. Prof. Curt Labitzke, intaglio on collaged papers, Seattle; Stephen MacFarlane, monotype; Seattle Mia Luzajic, linocut, etching Serbia/CA.; Fumi Matsumoto, linocut on teabag papers, Alaska.
Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, presents a collection of landscapes, seascapes and florals by BJ Dollahite of Friday Harbor. Dollahite creates a form of mixed media collage by layering variety of handmade papers. Also showing are oils by Matt Dollahite, photographs by Lewis Jones, oils by Ramona Hammerly and pastels by Steve Hill. The opening reception with the artists is from 6 – 9 pm. Shown: Full Bloom.
“Eclectica, (A little of this, a dash of that…) Textiles, Ceramics, Prints & Paintings, Furniture,” opens at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E., #120 on Bainbridge Island in a reception from, 6-8 pm. The show introduces new textile artists Bryan Johnson and Mary Jaeger. Featuring Music from Bainbridge Island’s Peter Spencer and Friends. Shown:: Mary Jaeger, Optical Wrap.
Issaquah Art Walk venues include artEAST, ArtByFire, Museo Art Academy and many supporting businesses in town.
Ornamental Arts Gallery , 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105 in Marysville, will feature Susan Cohen Thompson on September, 6th from 4-7:00. Susan paints in both oils and watercolor and has recently been working in ceramics. Live music for the September 6th reception will be performed by Michael Gotz who plays jazz guitar and foot pedal bass. Shown: Intimate Nature.
Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, opens from 6-8pm with the “Fall Revue,” artwork by each of the gallery artists, as well as seeing work by new artists at the gallery such as George Lewis, Carl Sussman and Dion Zwirner of Bainbridge Island.
Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, presents a collection of landscapes, seascapes, floral, animals and abstractions from members of the Northwest Pastel Society Signature Member Group. More than a dozen artists will present new work. The Opening Reception with the artists is Friday, September 6 from 6 – 9 pm. Shown: Agate Beach Morning by Jane Wallis.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, opens from 6-8pm with Northwest sculptors Nathan Christopher and Michelle de la Vega featuring pieces in wood, metal and paper using salvaged and found materials.
Don’t forget the Anacortes Arts Festival this weekend August 2 – 4
Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial in Anacortes, opens from 6-9pm with “Drawn In,” select projects involving audience participation and an element of exchange. Curated by Jasmine Valandani. Artists’ talk: Sunday, August 18 at 2pm.
Opening from 6-8pm at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, is “The Big Bad Bug Show.” They’ll arrive at BAC in the form of paintings, prints, collage, photographs, fabric, glass, and lots and lots of books.
Tara Mazza will show paintings at Honey Salon 310 W. Holly in Bellingham, from August through September. Tara’s painting process involves applying many layers of paint to a surface, then slowly removing each layer to reveal the beauty of what’s underneath. Join the artist for the opening reception from 6-9PM.
Ornamental Arts Gallery, 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105 in Marysville, will feature watercolorist, Mary Rollins for the month of August starting with a reception from 4-7pm. Mary specializes in views of nature, especially the play of light and reflections on water. Live music for the reception will be performed by Michael Gotz who plays jazz guitar and foot pedal bass. Shown: Afternoon on Eagle Creek.
On view through August 31 at Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, is “Max Hayslette.” As an artist for nearly 60 years, Hayslette’s artwork is represented in over 350 private, corporate and public collections. In April 2011, Governor E.R. Tomblin of his home state of West Virginia presented Hayslette the award of "Distinguished West Virginian"; and West Virginia University will house The Max Hayslette Archives Collection at its new museum, Morgantown Campus. The reception for the artist is from 6-8pm.
Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial in Anacortes, presents a collection of landscapes by LaConner artist, Larry Heald. Heald brings a varied selection of color and form to his acrylics on canvas. Also showing are photographs by David Lucas, oils by Lorna Libert and Jeanne Levasseur, pastels by Barbara Benedetti Newton and new glass work by Robin Larson. The opening reception with the artists is Friday, August 2 from 6-9 pm, in conjunction with the opening night of the Anacortes Arts Festival. Shown at the right: Tight Passage II by Larry Heald.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way NE on Bainbridge Island, opens from 6-8pm for the Bainbridge Island Gallery Walk with “North by Northwest,” oil pastels by Anacortes artist Kathleen Faulkner. Gypsy jazz from the Ranger and Re-arrangers, in concert at the plaza, will entertain during the reception. Shown at the left: View from Above.
Allied Arts of Whatcom County, 1418 Cornwall in Bellingham, continues their Juried Artist Series with “Mixed Media, Mixed Messages,” featuring work from Anita Aparicio, Mary Dudley, Heather Salsbury, Richard Bulman and Julia Loyd. The opening reception will be held during the Downtown Art Walk, Friday, July, 5 from 6pm to 9pm.
Anacortes Arts Commission’s Art Show at the Depot, 611 R. Avenue, presents “Hooked,” a group show with a preview from 6-9pm.
“Other/Self,” a show featuring four artists using different mediums but who all use themselves as the subject, is on view thrugh July 28 at Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes. The opening reception is from 6-9pm during the Anacortes Art Walk.
“Keiko Hara: Prints from 1981-2013,” is on view at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, through July 29. Also showing works on paper by members of Puget Sound Sumi Artists. These "masters of ink" will show both calligraphy and landscape. Shown: Keiko Hara, Topophilia 7 – Green. The artists’ reception is from 6-8pm during the Bainbridge Art Walk.
Showing through August 31 at the Childhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th Avenue W. in Olympia, is a show featuring Ron Hinton, Barbara Noonan, Anne Schreivogl and Randena Walsh.
Ornamental Arts Gallery, 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105 in Marysville, will feature 4 driftwood sculpture artists using the LuRon method of preparation. In this method, only sanding and scraping the wood is allowed leaving the original form of the wood intact. They are also featuring Larry Murante, an acoustic guitar singer and songwriter from Seattle. Larry was the Grand Prize winner in the folk category of the international John Lennon Songwriting Contest in 2009. Please see the website for more details at www.OrnamentalArtsGallery.com. The artist reception is the first Friday of each month from 4-7:00, usually with live music. Shown at the left: Lightning by Chadd Hass.
On view through July 27 at the Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island ,are mixed media paintings by Bainbridge Island artist Patty Rogers
Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, presents a collection of oil paintings by James Moore of Whidbey Island representing “A Tourist’s View of Tuscany”. Moore presents as selection of café scenes and landscapes from Italy. Also working in the European theme are artists: Cindy Briggs in Watercolor, Theresa Goesling in Watercolor, Elizabeth Ockwell in etchings and prints and Jan Wall in pastels. Come see the wide variety of visions of Europe. The Opening Reception with the artists is Friday, July 5 from 6-9 pm. Shown Tuscan Door by James Moore.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, is featuring a ceramics show through July 31 and introducing Gig Harbor abstract impressionist, Martha Reisdorf. The opening reception, from 6—8pm, will have entertainment by the Duke Band with Peter Spencer.
420 LOFT Art Gallery, 420 N. Pearl in Ellensburg, opens from 5-7pm during the Ellensburg First Friday Art Walk with “Richard Elliot: Meditative Line.” The exhibit examines the early and late paintings and prints of Richard Elliot, widely regarded for his reflector works in the 80’s and 90’s. The show runs through May 31.
Whatcom County students will display their works of art during the 13th annual Children’s Art Walk presented by Allied Arts of Whatcom County. On Friday May 3 from 6 to 9 pm, art lovers can stroll through downtown Bellingham and see children’s creative expressions displayed in store windows, hear live youth musical performances, and participate in special offerings at The Whatcom Museum’s Lightcatcher building and Mount Baker Theater. The Allied Arts Gallery exhibit will feature professional work by Allied Arts Teaching Artists in Whatcom County. Art will stay on display through May 31 in honor of the state wide Arts Education Month.
“The Harmony of Silence” opens from 6-9pm at the Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial, during the Anacortes Art Walk. The artists mine the expressive potential of quiet restraint, using white as both ground and palette in a variety of media: textile, porcelain, oil paint and twine.
Ornamental Arts Gallery, 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105 in Marysville, will feature Winston Rockwell, photographer, in a reception on Friday, May 3, from 4-7pm. Rockwell’s photography has been published in Life Images, National Geographic, numerous calendar and postcard companies as well as galleries locally and internationally. Winston’s photography is primarily landscape and micro-environment subjects printed onto canvas. Live music this month will be two members of the Campbell Road Celtic music group, Jessamyn Tuttle and Jon Nauert. Visit the website for more details at OrnamentalArtsGallery.com. Shown at the left: Shades of Evening.
Pottery Northwest presents "Coloring Outside the LInes," a solo exhibition of work by Meg Murch. The show will run from May 3 through May 24, 2013 in the Gallery of Pottery Northwest’s historic home at 226 First Avenue North (between Thomas and John), just one block south of the Key Arena at the Seattle Center. The opening reception is May 3 from 6-8:30pm and features a talk by the artist at 7pm.
Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way, opens from 6-8pm during the Bainbridge Art Walk with “Storytellers,” featuring Brian Fisher and Martha Brouwer. Fisher derives his imagery from Greek mythology, and Brouwer’s images are guided by birds, fish and human figures.
Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial, presents new pastels by Lopez Island artist, Steve Hill. He brings a selection of landscapes from our region. Also showing are color photographs by Randy Dana, a collaborative theme of oils by Dederick Ward and photographs by poet, Jane Alynn, oils by Anne Belov and acrylics by Cynthia Richardson. The opening reception with many of the artists is Friday, May 3 from 6-9 pm during the Anacortes Art Walk. Shown: Marking Time and Pushing 100 by Steve Hill.
“Isnia, Symbols of Nature & Man: A Journey of 40,000 Years” is on view through May 24 at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow on Bainbridge Island. The reception during the Bainbridge Art Walk features Peter Spencer & Friends in concert. A reception for the artists takes place May 10 from 6—8pm. Currently in exhibition at the Textile Museum, Washington, D.C., the artists will travel across the country to visit Bainbridge Island for an adjunct showing of their major works. (The D.C. exhibit, Out of Southeast Asia: Art that Sustains, opened Friday, April 12th and runs through October 13th.)
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts , 151 Winslow Way, opens a new show for January featuring Christopher Mathie’s paintings, Larry McCaffrey’s sculpture and photography by Kay Walsh. The reception is January 4 from 6-8pm. Mathie gives a demo of the abstract landscape on January 5 at 12:30pm. Shown: Searching for Tranquility by Christopher Mathie.
Fidalgo Island Fiber Art , 713 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes,is the studio of Dolly J. Hein who weaves large, room size area rugs and uses the same fibers woven in her rugs throughout different elements in a room setting. She will be open for the Anacortes Christmas Art Walk on Friday, December 7 from 6 to 9pm. and will feature her “Holiday Collection.”
Thirty-five artists turn their focus to the nuttiness and fruitiness of the season at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, through December 31 in a show called “Fruitcake.” The opening is during the Bainbridge Art Walk from 6-8pm. Shown at the right: Dana Ziesemer, Spiraling.
On view through December 29 at the Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, is their “Annual Holiday Small Works Invitational Exhibition.” The show opens during the art walk from 6-8pm.
Scott-Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, presents new acrylic paintings by Jennifer Bowman, with a painting demonstration during the art walk on Friday, Dec. 7. Also showing are photographs by Randy Dana, Dick Garvey and Lewis Jones, fused glass by Robin Larson, oils and pastels by Amanda Houston and pastels and acrylics by Joel Brock. The opening reception with many of the artists is from 6-9 pm during the Anacortes Art Walk. Shown at the left: Knee Deep by Jennifer Bowman.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, opens from 6-8pm with their “7th Annual Wearable Art Show.” On view through December 31, the show features jewelry, clothing and textile creations.
Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, opens from 6-9pm with a show called “Shelter.” It brings together visual artists, architects, designers, videographers, and photographers to address the physical, spiritual and emotional connections to the walls we build between ourselves and the world and the ways identity can be formed by these constructs. The show runs through September 16.
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, showcases textile artists with “Streaming: Textile Artists Think About Water.” in a reception during the Bainbridge Art Walk from 5-8pm. The group show includes Deborah Babin, Linda McFarland, Kimberly Morris, Pamela Mostek, Carol Roi Olsen, Lynnette Sandbloom, and Dana Ziesemer. On August 4 at 12:30pm, Deborah Babin will demonstrate her techniques for turning fabric into collage. Shown at the left: Nautilus by Deborah Babin.
The Honey Salon, 310 W. Holly in Bellingham, is showing the abstract work of Tim Alexander through September 4. The opening reception is from 6-9pm.
“Faces and Places,” a solo exhibition featuring the work of Pam Ingalls, is on view at the Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, through September 1. The reception for the artist is from 6-8pm.
Scott-Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, welcomes back to the gallery, oils by Diane Ainsworth of Port Townsend. Also showing are oils by Jeanne Levasseur, color photographs by Lewis Jones, pastels by Sandy Byers and oils by James Moore. The opening reception for the artists is from 6-9pm, in conjunction with opening night of the Anacortes Arts Festival. Shown at the left: Lilly Pad Abstract by Diane Ainsworth.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, is showcasing the work of Jenny Andersen and Steve Sauer in “Fire and Imagination: Sculptures of the Earth” through August 31. A reception for the artists is from 6-8pm. Shown at the right: Spirit Bird Feasting at the End of the World by Jenny Andersen.
Allied Arts of Whatcom County, 1418 Cornwall in Bellingham, opens from 6-90pm with “Allied Arts Juried Artist Series: Our World in Four Cameras.”
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts , 151 Winslow Way E., introduces a new show called “Picnic,” showcasing the work of artists who recall details of memorable picnics. The show opens from 6-8pm. Showing concurrently is “Morgan Brig: The Whole Conundrum,” where Morgan tackles the profound questions of life with a sense of humor. Shown at the left: Sally Robison, Island Picnic.
Honey Salon, 310 W. Holly in Bellingham, is showing the abstract expressionist series of work of Kathryn Hackney through August 1. The opening reception is 6-9pm.
Ornamental Arts Gallery, 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. in Marysville, opens from 4-7pm with live Celtic music provided by Campbell Road as they introduce a show featuring Dianna Shyne, Acrylic Painter, and Elijah Burnett, Blacksmith. Dianna Shyne shows nationally and internationally, teaches, and works actively as an art show juror. Travels through Southwest China inspired her series of paintings depicting the countryside and people of that region. Elijah Burnett creates ornamental ironwork using traditional blacksmith methods.
Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, features Neal Philpott in a solo exhibition opening in an artist reception from 6-8pm.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, showcases “A Fashion Artwalk” in a reception from 5:30-8pm which features Bainbridge Island’s Julie Duke Band. Artists include David, Sandra Holzman, and Chrzaszcz; also on view is the work of Janet Essa, Carol Lee Shanks and Odd Numbers. Shown from left to right in the image at the left: Petit Cocoon, Sandra Holzman; Kurta with Selandang, David; Flower Brooch, Janet Essa; Crinkle Silk – Three Pieces, Carol Lee Shanks; Linen Gauze Vest, Chrzaszcz.
Bainbridge Island band, Ranger and the Re-Arrangers kicks off summer with a concert on the plaza at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E.. on June 29 at 6pm.
Allied Arts of Whatcom County, 1418 Cornwall in Bellingham, kicks off the 2012 Juried Artist Series from 6-9pm during the Bellingham Art Walk. Showing is “Contrast & Harmony” featuring work from Deb Steinkamp, Richard Nevels, Chris Murphy, Jonelle Johnson and John D’OnofrioThe show runs through June 28.
Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, is showing “extended outlook” as a group of artists take on the weather locally and globally as they reveal how weather shapes the planet. The opening reception is from 6-9pm during the Anacortes Art Walk.
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, opens during the Bainbridge Art Walk from 6-8pm with Tracy Lang’s digital images on fabrics and prints using giant-sized woodblocks. Also on view is “Island Garden,” an exhibit featuring artists who find inspiration in the patterns and palettes of the garden. Both shows run through July 1. Shown at the right: Terry Siebert, Lobelia Tupa Bowl.
Gasworks Gallery, 3815 4th. Avenue NE in Seattle, invites all to their summer gallery party to keep alive the awareness about art and MashedPotatoes.org. They like it if you bring canned goods and maybe a little party food too.
Abstract artist Christopher Murphy will be showing his reverse glass oil paintings at Honey Salon, 310 W. Holly in Bellingham from June 1 through July 3. The opening reception is from 6-9pm.
Ornamental Arts Gallery will be hosting an artist reception on Friday, June 1from 4-7 PM for Ginny Conrow and Anne Anderson. The gallery is located at 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105 Marysville.
Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, opens from 6-8pm with “Barrku!, Treasures from a Distant Land.” This this first-ever exhibit of art on bark is from a remote art center in the tiny township of Yirrkala in Northeast Arnhem Land in Australia.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, opens from 6-8pm with “Sculptural Illuminations, featuring art by L. Wendy Dunder. A professional watercolor and acrylic painter, Dunder has shifted her focus to sculptural lamps of bent wood and laminated paper.
“Piece Work,” a juried show of collage is on view at the Northwind Arts Center, 2409 Jefferson in Port Townsend, through July 1.
Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, is featuring eight artists working in locations from Bellingham to Berlin in the drawing medium. The artists include Mara Baker, Lanny Bergner, Richard Brothers, Margaret Davidson, Cara Jaye, Douglas Loewen, Natalie Niblack and Madeline Stillwell. On view through May 4, the reception is from 6-9pm during the Anacortes Art Walk.
“Scmoozing with the Jewelers” in on view at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way E., through April with an opening during the Bainbridge Island Art Walk. Over the weekend, gallery visitors can meet over a dozen artists who’ll be making jewelry in a variety of materials and methods.
The Blue Horse Gallery, 301 W. Holly Street, features works by Troy Terpstra, Dianna Shyne, Nancy Emeral and Willow Bader in an opening party during the Bellingham Art Walk from 6-10pm. Live music will be featured during the reception.
Acclaimed Northwest photographer Mary Randlett and fine art jeweler Jane Penman are on view this month at Gallery Cygnus, 109 Commercial Avenue in La Conner. The opening reception will be April 7 from 3-5pm.
An artist reception will be held at Ornamental Arts Gallery, 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105 Marysville, from 4-7 p.m. Featured are photographers Kent and Roberta Baker whohave an extensive body of work showcasing the wild beauty of the Western United States. Also featured, is Mary Simmons – Fused Glass.
Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, is featuring an all gallery artists special exhibition with no sales tax “because April is taxing enough!” The First Friday reception is from 6-8pm.
Scott-Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. in Anacortes, features Ramona Hammerly with her current show of local mountain scenes opening from 6-8pm. Also showing are pastels from Barbara Benedetti Newton, pastels and acrylics by Joel Brock, color photographs by Randy Dana and oils and pastels by Amanda Houston as well as a selection of work by local quilters. Shown at the right: Timberline by Ramona Hammerly.
Opening in a reception from 6-8pm at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge, is “Spring Collections: Home Decor & Wearable Art.” The show runs through April 29. Shown at the left: Kyoto, necklace, by Begona Rentero.
Allied Arts of Whatcom County, 1418 Cornwall Avenue in Bellingham, in partnership with the Bellingham Chinese Cultural Festival, opens from 6-9pm during the Bellingham Art Walk with “Grateful and Prosper: Chinese Cultural Festival Art Show.” Running through February 28, the show will feature works of many local Chinese artists in a variety of media with both traditional and modern subject matter. An opening ceremony takes place on February 4 at 11am.
“Insights: Work by Artists with Disabilities” opens during the Bainbridge Island Art Walk from 5-7pm at BAC Too, the new temporary space of Bainbridge Arts and Crafts at the northeast corner of Madison and Winslow Way, close to Emmy’s Vege House. Twenty-five dedicated and talented artists from the Kitsap Peninsula will show works of art in a variety of mediums including paint, pencil, fiber, clay, digital collage, and printmaking resulting in landscapes, abstracts, still-lifes, portraits, and animals. Shown at the left: Jean Pearson, Untitled.
Opening at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, is “Northwest Printmakers; Mixed Nuts.” The exhibition features a range of colorful work from bold, graphic compositions to intricate block prints, all the work of master printmakers Gillian Bull, Pam Galvani, Sam Hamrick, Anne Lewis, Linnea Lundmark, Jennifer Mann, Wes McClain, Mimi Williams, and Ellen Wixted. Shown at the right: Anne Lewis, Conversation With Water.
Enjoy a “Finnisage” for Charlie Barr’s “My Thailand” and happy hour at the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE.
The Ornamental Arts Gallery, 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. in Marysville, opens from 4-7pm for a reception featuring the watercolors of Coleen Allen and fused glass jewelry by Dolors Ruscha. Gallery owner Elizabeth Walter says, “Come and meet and support these artists and enjoy wine, refreshments and good company at the gallery.” Piece shown at the left by Coleen Allen.
Opening during the Bainbridge Arts Walk from 6-8pm at the Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way, is “Parvin/Traveling the West/Solo Exhibition.” Parvin’s singular style of acrylic painting allows her to create a landscape on canvas with all the texture and color that abound within nature.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way, opens for the Bainbridge Arts Walk with “The Sculptor’s Eye,” featuring the works of Nathan Christopher, Brad Davis, Wendy Duner, Debra Greiner, Cecil Ross and Alan Vogel. Shown at the right: Mama and Baby Bear by Cecil Ross.