Posts Tagged ‘Bainbridge Art Museum’

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.

Family Film Festival at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

Only one more day left to attend the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art  first-ever smARTfilms Family Film Festival, featuring four days of fun, artful, and inspiring movies the whole family will love. From animated and live action shorts to the classic tale The Secret Garden and the brand-new Song of the Sea, the festival is sure to delight all ages. The $10 ticket, which pays for one adult and two children, won’t burn a hole in your pocket either. (Each additional child is $3.)

Romson Regarde Bustillo: Dugay na now showing at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

bimaOn view in the Lobby and Beacon Galleries through September 24 at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art is  “Romson Regarde Bustillo: Dugay na.”  The exhibition is part of Bustillo’s evolving series of intricately patterned prints and mixed-media works on paper, and cut-out forms – the latter hanging in BIMA’s Beacon gallery facing Winslow Way and the highway. The exhibition is part of Bustillo’s evolving series of intricately patterned prints and mixed-media works on paper, and cut-out forms – the latter hanging in BIMA’s Beacon gallery facing Winslow Way and the highway. Shown: Romson Bustillo, My Sister, 2013, Serigraph.

Max Grover exhibition at BIMA through October 5

bimaBainbridge Island Museum of Art  presents the exhibition “Max Grover: Hunter, Gatherer, Painter” June 28 through October 5 in the first floor MESA Gallery. Grover has created 53 new paintings during the past year, inspired by his  own diverse and whimsical collections of souvenirs, toys, statuettes, domestic items and ephemera. To enhance the viewer’s experience, BIMA  is also showcasing Grover’s collections used in the paintings – hundreds of items including black cats, bolo ties, wrestlers, baseball memorabilia, and souvenir pins. Grover is an artist, illustrator, and gallery owner living in Port Townsend, WA. 

David Eisenhour exhibit at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

bimaBainbridge Island Museum of Art on Bainbridge Island  (or BIMA-pronounced BEE MA) is currently showing “David Eisenhour: Dialogue with Nature” through June 1. Eisenhour, an artist whose  work reflects on his lifelong inquiries and documentation of the forms and beauty in nature, as well as issues related to the environment, lives in Port Hadlock. The exhibit includes more than fifty individual works and a new series created in bronze, stainless steel, found stones, cast concrete, coal and mixed media as well as featuring six discrete yet related series of works and some earlier pieces. Shown: The Edge, Bronze & Stone, 34"X16"X13", 2011 Photo: Myron Ganger.

Currently showing at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

bimaLisa Gilley’s painting Paradise Valley has been included in the “Permanent Collection show at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art  running through January 5, 2014. The museum is also currently showing Gayle Bard: “Singular Vision” and Richard Jesse Watson: “Inner Zoo, Outer Orbit.”  The brand new museum  is open daily 10am – 6 pm, admission is always free.

Permanent Collection and First Light on view through September 22 at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

bimaOpening June 14 and on view through September 22 at the all-new Bainbridge Island Museum of Art is “Selections from the Permanent Collection” in the John and Lillian Lovelace Gallery. Also showing is a regional group exhibit called “First Light” in the  Rachel Feferman Gallery. Located just off the Seattle/Bainbridge Island ferry terminal at the corner of Highway 305 and the main street of Bainbridge, Winslow Way, the new art museum will be a welcoming landmark and a prominent community resource for quality arts education and lifelong learning, hosting gallery tours, artist talks, school group visits, panel discussions, videos, printed and digital documentation of art, and hands-on art activities. Admission to the museum will be free through sponsorships and donations.

Shown: Max Grover, Red Car Trip at Dusk Photo Credit: Nick Felkey.

Calendar of art walks and special events June 1 – 6

First Wednesday

Wallingford Art Walk, 6pm-9pm, from May-October.  Call 206.547.5177 or visit

First Thursday

Gallery Walks in Pioneer Square and the Seattle Art Museum area, 6pm-8pm. Downtown Museum and Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park are free all day on First Thursdays. Maps:

First Friday

Anacortes Galleries are open from 6pm-9pm.  Call 360.293.6938 for information.

Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 5pm-8 or 9pm.

Bellingham Downtown Art Walk from 6pm-10pm.  Visit

Bremerton Gallery Walk, 5pm-8pm, in Downtown Bremerton.

Ellensburg Art Walk, 5pm-7:30pm, in Historic Downtown Ellensburg.

Fremont Art Walk, 6pm-9pm.  Visit

Issaquah Art Walk, 5pm-9pm, from May-September only, in Downtown Issaquah.

Sequim Art Walk, 5pm-8pm, in Downtown Sequim.

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise, 6pm-9pm.  Call Silverwood Gallery 206.463.1722.

First Saturday

Gig Harbor Art Walk along the waterfront, 1pm-5pm, and every Thursday night in the Summer until 8pm.

Langley on Whidbey Island Art Walk in the galleries, 5pm-7pm.

Port Townsend Art Walk, 5:30pm-8:30pm.  Call Ancestral Spirits Gallery at 360.385.0078. Quilcene Art Walk, 11am-6pm. Email

June 4

Seattle Art Museum’s SAM Remix, downtown from 8-12pm. Celebrate new exhibitions Kurt and love fear pleasure lust pain glamour death — Andy Warhol Media Works with art making, performances, artist talks, dancing and more. Tickets: SAM members $5, nonmembers $10, students $8. This event is open to guests age 18 and over only.

Bainbridge Art Museum is  hosting an  open  house from 5-8pm, the fourth in a series of public outreach opportunities focusing on the development of architectural designs for the new Museum building. The result is a 3-dimensional model, which will be unveiled to the public at the First Friday Art Walk 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., on the corner of 305 & Winslow Way – future site of the new museum. 

June 5-6

San Juan Island Artist Studio Tour; 17 studios with over 35 participants, 10am-5pm.  Visit