Posts Tagged ‘Bellevue art galleries’
On view through June 2 at the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, is "The Art of Dr. Seuss – Rare Editions.” The exhibit offers a rare look into the artistic life of Theodor Seuss Geisel and includes now-rare editions from his Secret Art, Unorthodox Taxidermy Sculpture and Archive Collections. On opening night, May 18, national artist representative Jeff Schuffman will present a brief lecture in the gallery at 7 p.m., providing insights into Geisel’s artistic endeavors, his unique vision and impact on American culture. Shown: Pink Tufted Beast in a Night Landscapes .
Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, introduces Brooke Westlund to the gallery for a special one week exhibit. She fills the Vernissage week with her mixed media works leading into a traveling exhibit, "The Rare Editions Event" by Dr. Seuss which opens on Saturday May 18th. Westlund uses many different techniques and materials to create her abstract painting including paints, transparent photographs, dry pigment powders, stamps, encyclopedia cut outs, ribbon, etc. The reception is on May 8 from 6-8pm.
Opening concurrently at The Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, are “Pausing for Remembrances,” featuring the work of Mike Smith, and “Deliberate Stature,” featuring the work of Larry McLaughlin. The artists will be honored with a special opening reception from 6-8pm. Over the years, Smith has had more than 80 one-man shows. Works included in this years exhibit are both watercolors and oils. McLaughlin’s sculpture, prints and paintings have been featured in solo and group shows in France, Germany, London, Switzerland and in North American cities, including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Denver, Phoenix and others. Shown: by Mike Smith.
Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, opens “Figuratively Speaking,” new works from Oregon artist Ken Grant. One of his drawings “Life Size Self Portrait Paper Doll” was the feature piece in the “Works on Paper” exhibit at the Portland Art Museum, and in 1982 a book of his drawings, “The Nude” was published. The show runs through April 7, and the opening reception is March 13 from 6-8pm.
the VALA Art Center, located at 7303 164 Avenue NE in Redmond Town Center, is hosting a series of public events March 8 – March 10 in honor of their grand opening. the new space is showing an inaugural installation by local metal sculpture and jewelry artists Shawn and Erika Simon, also known in the community as Misty Metal. Titled “Heavy Metal”, the installation shares the journey of how husband and wife have inspired each other through very different applications of the same material.
“Personal Spaces – Deuxx,” new works by Russian born and Newport Beach California artist, Svetlana Shalygina, opens tonight in a reception from 6-8pm at the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE. The artist will attend the opening. Originally from Efremov Russia, Shalygina has traveled the globe in search of personal space and creative expression all the while romancing her palette with human inspiration from Moscow and St. Petersburg to Paris, Milan, Vienna and the American West. The show runs through March 10.
The Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE. is featuring "Shadow Man and the Landscape,” new work by widely collected mixed-media artist Ricco DiStefano. The reception for the artist is January 9 from 6-8pm.
Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, celebrates the holidays on December 12 from 6-8pm with a reception for an exhibit of favorite Disney characters created as original drawings, hand painted cells and seri-cells. Gunnar is encouraging all who attend to bring a wrapped toy to be given to Toys for Tots. He will also contribute a portion of every sale to this important charity. The Disney show runs through January 6.
“A Fond Remembrance,” an exhibition featuring the works of LeRoy Neiman, opens in a special reception November 14 from 6-8pm at the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE. He was the official artist for ABC-TV at the Olympic Games in 1972 and 1976, and at the Winter Olympics of 1980. Neiman ( 1921-2012) , known for his sporting events images, was a CBS Super Bowl artist, as well at other major competitions, televised on location throughout the world. His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the world, including the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., and the Hermitage in Leningrad. Before his death, the artist endowed Columbia University with a school for fine art print making.
Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, opens his gallery on October 10 from 6-8pm with a cocktail reception for a new show by prominent Northwest artist Don Tiller. The exhibition, “Wander the Back Roads,” is on view through November 11. Shown: Blue Morning.
"Beyond Organic," new paintings by Northwest painter Dan Larsen, opens at the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, in a reception for the artist on September 12 from 6-8pm. Known for his large abstracts, the artist’s work is in many private and corporate collections, including the Heathman Hotel. The show runs through October 7.
Opening in a reception for the artist on August 8 from 6-8pm at the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, is “Turning a Blind Eye,” new work by Bob Allan. The former art instructor in Washington State, Allan moved to Nebraska where he fought and won a battle with blindness. Rather than end his career as an artist, his weakened eyesight enabled him to “see” color in an abstract way, greatly enhancing his work when his eyesight returned. According to gallery owner Nordstrom, “Allan’s work is amazing.” The show runs through September 9.
Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, opens “Acclimation,” featuring new work by Jaime Ellsworth on July 11. The exhibit, explores the ongoing story of Pagau, The Black Dog from China, and Rhu, the Texas stray, both of whom were rescued and live a renewed existence with Ellsworth as they acclimate themselves to a new environment. The opening reception will be from 6-8pm on July 11, and the artist will attend. Shown: Nesters.
Represented by the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery for 20 years, Thom Ross returns with new works of his western art in a show called “Western Exposure,” on view through July 8. Western magazine, True West has named Ross The Most Popular Contemporary Wild West Painter in the Country. Located at 800 Bellevue Way NE, the gallery invites all to a reception for the artist on June 13 from 6-8pm featuring the music of Geoffrey Castle who will play his electric violin from 7-8pm.
Showing from May 9 through June 10 at the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, are new paintings by Brad Caplis in a show called “Welcome Home.” Meet the artist at a reception in the gallery on May 9 from 6-8pm. Shown: Vineyard View.