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Featherfolio by Chris Maynard Opens March 11 a BIMA

bimaBainbridge Island Museum of Art  (BIMA) celebrates its Spring Exhibitions on Saturday, March 11 with a free public reception from 2:00-5:00 p.m. With work including a range of mediums from feathers and bark, to oils and stone sculpture, all of the Spring Exhibitions celebrate the inspiring beauty of the natural world that surrounds us, but that we don’t always take the time to see. Chris Maynard’s solo exhibition, “Featherfolio,” is a major highlight of BIMA’s Spring. Maynard, from Olympia, Washington, creates exquisite artwork using hand-cut feathers. The shows continue through Sunday, June 4. BIMA is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and regular museum admission is always free. shown: Give and Take by Chris Maynard.

Barbara Earl Thomas Exhibit Extended Through October 9

bimaJust in from City Arts Magazine: “ Due to popular demand, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art  has proudly extended Barbara Earl Thomas’ exhibition Heaven on Fire through Sunday, October 9. Heaven on Fire is a survey of over sixty artworks, with pieces spanning from the early 1980s to present including paintings, prints, glass sculpture, paper cuts, and a site-specific installation.”

The Seattle Times calls the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art  show "Heaven on Fire" by Barbara Earl Thomas a "must-see."

Bainbridge First Friday Art Walk

bainbridgeBainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow, opens for the art walk from 6-8pm  with “Amy D’Apice: Kindred Spaces,” paintings exploring seemingly disparate eastern and western locales. Also showing is “Birgit Josenhans: Benches,” works by an artist who creates her own sense of space with  benches crafted in wood, river rock, and resin. Shown: Amy D’Apice. Salt Water Taffy.

 

bimaThe Seattle Times calls the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art  show "Heaven on Fire" by Barbara Earl Thomas a "must-see." ‘Heaven on Fire,’ a survey of over sixty (60) artworks by Barbara Earl Thomas, with work spanning from the early 1980s to present. Included in this exhibition are paintings, prints, glass sculpture, paper cuts, and a site-specific installation including the artist’s writings.

 

robyRoby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way, opens with “Artistic Trifccta,” an exhibition of all gallery artists. The artists are donating 10% of sales this month to the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, and the gallery is matching that amount.

 

 

 

theislandThe Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way, presents new work from twelve of the artists it represents: Paintings and Prints: Irene Yesley, Renée Jameson, Karen Chaussabel, Andrea Lawson, Gerardo Aguayo, Lisa Wederquist; Furniture and Sculpture: Wendy Dunder, Carl Yurdin, Tom Johnson, Chris Thompson; Textiles: Mary Jaeger; and Ceramics: Delores Fortuna. Also introducing New Artists Chiho Kuwayama (Textiles) and Joan Cihak (Ceramic Jewelry). Ranger and the Re-Arrangers will play in concert on the plaza.

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.

Barbara Earl Thomas a “must see” at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art on View Through October 2

bimaThe Seattle Times calls the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art  show "Heaven on Fire" by Barbara Earl Thomas a "must-see." ‘Heaven on Fire,’ a survey of over sixty (60) artworks by Barbara Earl Thomas, with work spanning from the early 1980s to present. Included in this exhibition are paintings, prints, glass sculpture, paper cuts, and a site-specific installation including the artist’s writings. 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.