Posts Tagged ‘Bainbridge art galleries’
“Variations on a Theme,” new work in mixed media by Sharon Strauss opens April 9 in a reception at 6pm at the Arts Studio Gallery, 7869 Fletcher Bay Road on Bainbridge Island. A talk with the artist is scheduled for April 20 at 7pm. Shown: Transitions.
On view from April 6 – 20 at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, is “Sue Christiansen: 1926-2010, A Memorial Exhibition.” Christiansen exhibited her work for many years at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, including solo ceramics exhibitions in 1984 and 1989. Her university training included years of study with the notable ceramic artist Robert Sperry. She taught both children and adults, and organized life-drawing sessions through the Bainbridge Park District for many years. According to BAC member and PR Director, Victoria Josslin, “For over fifty years, Sue was a keystone of Bainbridge Island’s arts community – we won’t be the same without her.” A reception takes place April 8 from 6-8m. Shown: Garden Number 1, Photo courtesy of the artist’s estate and Bainbridge Arts and Crafts. .
Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, opens from 6-9pm during the Anacortes Art Walk with “traces,” Jasmine Valandani’s installation and works on paper. The work includes layered traceries in transparent media creating subtle spaces that embrace the tenuous and transient. In the back gallery space, Clarity Miller will exhibit suspended soft sculptural forms and forms mounted on the wall.
In March, Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, turns the spotlight ,during an opening reception from 6-8pm, on five artists who have mastered their materials. They work in fiber, ceramics, painting, sheet metal, or steel, and each artist tells a story, evokes a time and place, or makes an idea tangible. The artists are Barbara Wilson (painting), Mark Horiuchi (ceramics), Don MacLane (kinetic sculpture), Shane Miller, (photoetched assemblage), and Caroline Cooley Browne (textiles). On March 5 from 1-3pm Barbara Wilson will demonstrate painting with the IPad. Shown at the right: Barbara Wilson, Man on the Ferry.
Blaubak Gallery of Modern Art, 168 Lake Street South in Kirkland, features a spring exhibit featuring the work of eight artists including Margot Bird’s contemporary paintings in a reception from 6-9pm. The show runs through March 28. Shown at the left: Purple Triangles by Margot Bird.
Laurie Potter’s new acrylic on panel, and pastel, paintings will be featured in a show called “Viewpoint” at Honey Salon , 310 W. Holly in Bellingham, through March 31. The opening reception is from 6-9pm.
“Curt Labitzke: Expressions, New Prints and Paintings” opens at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, in a reception from 6-8pm. The show runs through March 31.
Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, opens from 6-9pm during the Anacortes Holiday Art Walk with “This is Us: Lindsey, Klamser, Roberts & Moe.” Included in the exhibit is work in painting, ceramics, cast and combined media bringing together a complimentary and broad focus in their subject and process.
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, is featuring “The Play of Light,” opening in a reception from 6-8pm during the Bainbridge Art Walk. In this group show artists create light, manipulate light, and play with light. Shown at the right: River of Light by Barbara Wilson. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Blaubak Gallery of Modern Art, 168 Lake Street in Kirkland, opens from 6-8pm with newly-completed works by six local artists.
Gasworks Gallery, 3815 4th. Avenue, is having their celebrated holiday benefit for the Northwest Harvest from 8-10pm. The party is free, but the gallery would appreciate all contributions.
Olympic Gallery Custom Framing, 321 W. Railroad Avenue in Shelton, invites all to a holiday party from 5-8pm featuring new work from ten local atists in “Art That Touches the Soul.” The show continues through February 25.
Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way in Winslow, introduces their annual Bainbridge Island Invitational Small Works Show in a reception from 6-8pm.
Scott-Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, presents a variety of work featuring gallery artists including Diane Ainsworth, Jennifer Bowman, Joel Brock, Randy Dana, Dick Garvey, Amanda Houston, Lewis Jones and Eric Wiegardt. We also have many new tables, glass pieces, sculptures, purses, turned wood bowls and jewelry in stock. The opening reception with the artists is Friday, December 3 from 6 – 9 pm, in conjunction with the Anacortes Chamber Holiday Artwalk and a second reception on Friday, January 7 from 6 – 9 pm.
“Landed,” an exhibit of works by Bellingham painters James Lourie and Sharon Kingston & Skagit Valley painter and jewelry artist Kathleen Faulkner will be on display at Works on Canvas Gallery December 3 through January 1st. The opening reception with the artists is December 3rd, 6pm to 10 pm during downtown Bellingham’s First Friday Artwalk. The gallery is located at 301 W Holly Street, M5 in the Bay Street Village Building in downtown Bellingham.
Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, is featuring Ford Gilbreath’s audio and video work for a two-month screening. “Margaret Makes Art, 2009,” is a close-up view of a miniature landscape made by Margaret Lewis Gilbreath, circa 1985. “Moon Root, 2002,” is a long, slow look at the moon through a telescope, and roots underground through a cystoscope. Also continuing through November is “Four Friends/New Work,” long time friends Russ Prather, Carol Phillips, John Harmon and Jean Behnke for an inspiring exhibition of diverse work.The gallery will be open for the Anacortes Art Walk on November 5 from 6-9pm.
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, has several artists creating “Patterns” through November 29. Each artist in BAC’s November exhibition creates patterns in their work, each in their own way, using repeating lines, grids, forms and colors. Some walk the straight and narrow; others bob and weave. A reception for the artists takes place during the Bainbridge Art Walk from 6-8pm. Shown: Lynnette Sandbloom, Poetic Activity.
“Every Figure Tells a Story” opens at Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way on Bainbrdige Island, from 6-8pm. The show continues through November 27.
Scott-Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, presents new oils on canvas by Lorna Libert of Bellingham from 6-9pm in a reception for the artist. Also showing are oils by Diane Ainsworth, oils by Keith Sorenson, color photographs by Randy Dana, mixed media by Renate Trapkowski and oils by Dederick Ward. Shown: Lorna Libert’s Committee.
“Brick and Mortar,” fiber and metal sculptures of Britt Rynearson opens at The Island Gallery in their new location at 106 Madison Avenue on Bainbridge Island in a reception from 6-8pm. Britt has shown her work in juried exhibitions at the Philadelphia Museum, American Craft Council, the Bellevue Art Museum, and the Smithsonian, among others.
The art galleries on Bainbridge Island are having a rally for the arts to show the city council that arts and culture “are not a frill here; they are the soul of the town!” They are asking all arts supporters to meet in front of city hall at 6:30pm.
Arts on the Boulevard, 210 W. Evergreen Blvd. Ste. 300 in Vancouver, WA, opens from 5-9pm with “Urbanology, Exploring the Contemporary Figure.” The show featuring the works of Gig Harbor artist, Chuck Gumpert, runs through October 30. Shown: Leaving Dublin.
Allied Arts of Whatcom County , 1418 Cromwell, continues the 2010 Juried Artist series with “Aesthetic Expressions.” The opening night celebration takes place from 6-10pm during the Downtown Bellingham Art Walk http://www.downtownbellingham.com/artwalk/ .
“Four Friends: new work,” opens at Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, in a reception during the Anacortes Art Walk from 6-9pm. Shown at the right: Disposable, at one time Unknown by Jean Behnke.
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way are working together to demonstrate the strong connections between art and nature to bring “Messages from the Land,” an exhibition of sculpture, weaving, photography and painting inspired by nature. The opening reception is from 6-8pm, and the exhibitions run through November 1. Also on view is “Inside and Outside the Line: Gillian Bull and Nana Kuo.” Shown at the left: Diana Liljelund, Blakely Harbor Passage.
Honey Salon, 310 W. Holly in Bellingham, is a hair salon, but they become a gallery tonight from 6-9pm during the Bellingham Downtown Art Walk, as they have a reception for artist, Jackie Webley’s art exhibition, “with friends, adventures, ideas and projects,” which runs through October 29 at the salon. Kim Wright is the curator.
“Printmaking 2010: Invitational,” is on view at Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, at a reception from 6-8pm. The show is up through October 30.
Amanda Houston’s oils and pastels are featured through November 2 at the Scott-Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes and available for viewing at an artist’s reception from 6-9pm during the Anacortes Art Walk. Also showing are pastels by Sandy Byers, oils by Don deLlamas, large format photographs by Dick Garvey and watercolors by Eric Wiegardt. Shown at the right: Coast of Gold, by Amanda Houston.
The glass art of Ted Jolda and Carolyn Lutz is available for viewing at an artist reception from 6-8pm at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way (new location). Shown: A Family of Lescous.
The Island Gallery, newly-located at 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island is featuring the “Bridges,” Kimono Art of Roselle Abramowitz through September 30. Abramowitz crosses cultural bridges with Asian-inspired textile art.