Posts Tagged ‘Bellingham Art Walk’

First Friday openings around Puget Sound

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.

 

bac “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.

 

bainbr 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.

 

ornamental 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.

 

theislandgal 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.

First Friday September 2 around Puget Sound

Allied Arts of Whatcom County, 1418 Cornwall in Bellingham, continues the “2011 Juried Artist Series: Combinations” through October 1. An opening night celebration takes place from 6-10pm.

 

anchor Anchor Art Space,, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, opens “Orchards, Gardens and Birds,”  featuring the works of Ron and Kathryn Glowen, in a reception from 6-9pm. The exhibition runs through October 1. One of the pieces in the show is to the right.

 

artEAST Art Center, 95 Front Street in Issaquah,  presents a juried exhibition, “Driven to Abstraction”, opening with an artists’ reception from 6-8pm on Sept. 2, and continuing through Oct. 2. The show brings together artists unknown to each other but traveling a similar journey of personal discovery, and gives a glimpse into their individual process of self expression and emotional response.

 

bainbridgearts&crafts On view through October 3 at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow, is “Mapping Experience,” a group show featuring Mare Blocker, Lou Cabeen, Alice Dubiel, Adam Magnoni, Ruth Scheuing, and Barbara Lee Smith. Professor Lou Cabeen, of the University of Washington, has brought together this group of artists working in stitched paper, industrial jacquard weaving, collography and quilted fabric, and all of them working with the idea of mapping. The opening reception for the artists is from 4-6pm. On Saturday, September 2 at 2pm, Mare Blocker will demo special  methods for embroidery stitching on paper. Professor Cabeen, the exhibition curator, will discuss the connections between the works in the show on September 24 at 2pm. Shown at the left: Lou Cabeen, Map of Consciousness.

 

childhood Childhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W. in Olympia, opens a show featuring Marie Hassett’s mixed media fiber, Bill McEnroe’s watercolor and Mary Randlett’s photography, in a reception from 5-7pm. Opening simultaneously, is a jewelry trunk show, “Fair Portia,” by Gina Vitale Syrja. Another opening for the jewelry show will take place on September 3 from 12-4pm. On September 3, starting at 11am, the gallery will feature the “Plein Air Painting of Barbara Noonan.” Shown above and at the right by Mary Randlett.

 

Collective Visions Gallery, 331 Pacific Avenue in Bremerton, opens from 5-8pm with “Selections” from Ken Jundemo. On view through October 1, the selections for this show include representative examples of works in the varied media Jundemo has used over his long career in three dimensional arts and crafts.

 

 

Gasworks Gallery, 3815 4th. Avenue, celebrates the delivery of over 120,000 pounds of potatoes to the Northwest Harvest with a party from 8-10pm.  Located in the big blue Jones building, across the street from Dale Chihuly’s famous Boat House and Ivar’s restaurant. East of Gasworks Park, in Wallingford, the space is primarily devoted to artists’ studios.

 

Honey Salon, 310 W. Holly Street in Bellingham, opens from 6-9pm with the works of Bellingham artist Chris Shreve. Shreve’s work addresses the ability to pull from the invisible and shape the visible.

 

islandgallerybain “September in the Southwest,” opens from 7-9pm at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island. The show  introduces the visual art of Sandra Holzman,  a new collection of wearable art by gallery favorite Maggy Pavlou, and jewelry by Bara of Santa Fe. Entertainment will be provided by the Julie Duke Bank on the plaza in front of the gallery.  Shown at the left: Arroyo Point, Sandra Holzman.

Doctors Without Borders benefit for Japan at Blue Horse Gallery

bluehorsebenefit Bellingham Artists for Disaster Awareness presents a musical benefit for Doctor’s Without Borders on Saturday, April 9 at the Blue Horse Gallery, 301 W. Holly from 7-10pm. Silent auction of Katsumi Murakami’s steel welded sculptures (piece seen at right) to benefit Doctors Without Borders in support of the relief effort in Japan.  The auction will continue through the next Bellingham Art Walk, May 6, 2011.

First Friday openings around Puget Sound

The Allied Arts of Whatcom County, 1418 Cornwall in Bellingham, continues their  2011 Juried Artist series with “Color Theory,” featuring the work of Phillip Hanson, Kat Schneider and Mary Dudley. The public is invited to the opening night celebration at the Allied Arts Gallery and the Downtown Art Walk: Friday February 4th, from 6pm to 10pm. There will be an Exhibit Walk-Thru with the artists from 6:30pm to 7pm on opening night. The exhibition closes February 28.

 

artEast Collective Works & UpFront Gallery, 95 Front Street in Issaquah, is showing “The Art of Love” with an open house from 11am – 8pm. Also on view are jewelry and wearable art.

 

bainbridgeart Opening at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, in a reception from 6-8pm, is “Works on Paper: Pam Galvani, Annie Lewis and Suzy Kueckelhan.” Also  on view is the work of Ernest Hilsenberg and “Mixed Nuts,” works by local children in grades K – 12.  The shows run through February 28. Shown at the left:  Mia Cretarolo (fifth grade), Egg on a Plate

Art by Steve Satushek is on view at the Honey Salon at 310 W. Holly in Bellingham. He uses modern technologies and combines them with ageless materials and techniques for a “modern/antique” look. Join the artist on February 4th for his opening and reception from 6-9 PM.

 

scottmilo Scott-Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, is sponsoring an artists’ reception from 6-9pm  for  “Celebration,” a show featuring still life work and outdoor scenes in oil by Joanne Shellan of Kirkland, on view through March 1. Also showing are abstract acrylics by Richard Nash, pastels by Donna Trent and botanical oils by Mira Kamada. Shown at the right:  Red Boots and the Pity Party by Joanne Shellan.

 

The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, celebrates the Bainbridge First Friday Art Walk with their annual Pro-Am Bread Pudding Bakeoff, all proceeds of which re donated to Helpline House. The event takes place from 6-8pm.

 

Works on Canvas Gallery, 301 W. Holly Street in Bellingham, opens from 6-10 pm with “Size Still Matters,” a show of large-scale artwork featuring David Ridgway, Joy Olney, Denise Snyder, Steve Satushek, Ruthie V., Laurie Potter, Kat Schneider, James Lourie and Sharon Kingston. Exhibiting artists will be in attendance for the opening night reception, which coincides with
downtown Bellingham’s First Friday Artwalk.

First Friday show openings around Puget Sound

Allied Arts of Whatcom County, kicks off their juried artist series with “Up for Interpretation,” in a reception for the artists on January 7 from 6-10pm during the Bellingham Art Walk. Allied Arts is located at 1418 Cornwall Avenue in Bellingham.

 

Depot Gallery Six basket artists demonstrate their skills at the Depot Art Gallery, 611 R Avenue in Anacortes during the Anacortes Art Walk from 6-9pm. Demonstrating artists include Kay Harradine, Vicki Lash, Dorothy McGuinness, Katherine Lewis, Alex Keggan and Margreet de Leeuw. Shown at the left: Katherine Lewis working on a willow basket.

 

bainbridge Bainbridge Arts and Crafts , 151 Winslow Way, is inspired by the moon this month as Julie Simpson and Karin Schminke. Joel Sackett will exhibit photographs of Bainbridge Island farms and crops by moonlight. Other BAC artists have their own vision of the changeable beauty and mystery of the moon. as shown through sculpture, prints, books and paintings. Shown at the right: Julie Simpson, The Hidden Place and the Night Moon. Photo courtesy of the artist. The opening reception is from 6-8pm.

 

Kirkland Arts Center, 620 Market Street in Kirkland, opens from 6-8:30pm with New York-based Alison Brady and DC-based Sarah Knobel presenting a collaborative photo-media exhibition, titled Over Again, on view from January 8, 2011 through March 3.

 

Pun( c )tuation, 705A East Pike Street in Seattle, is hosting a reception from 8-11pm for “Icons: Revelations to Revolutions by Keith Murakata.” The show is an exploration of iconography and a radical stripping of clichés. Using cast metals, ceramics, and wood, Keith Murakata flips the eagle and burns the banner of the strangled stars of this hegemonic, struggling thing called America.

 

scottmilo2 Scott-Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, opens for the First Friday Anacortes Art Walk from 6-9pm with a variety of work by gallery artists including Diane Ainsworth, Jennifer Bowman, Joel Brock, Randy Dana, Dick Garvey, Amanda Houston, Lewis Jones, Dederick Ward and Eric Wiegardt.  Shown at the left: Symmetry by Gary Leake.

Calendar of art walks and special events January 3 – 9

First Wednesday

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

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: www.firstthursdayseattle.com

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 www.downtownbellingham.com/gallerywalk/

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

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

Fremont Art Walk, 6pm-9pm.  Visit http://fremontfirstfriday.com/

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

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 info@olympicartgallery.com.

First Friday openings around the Sound

anchor 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 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 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.

Gallery walks and openings on First Friday in October

 

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.

New shows around Puget Sound on June 4

Allied Arts of Whatcom County, continues with “Bellingham by Land, Sea & Sky” featuring Ron Pattern and James Williamson. The public is invited to the opening night celebration held during the Bellingham Art Walk from 6pm to 10pm. There will be an exhibit walk through with the artist from 6pm to 7pm on opening night. The show runs through June 26.

Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way E., opens for the Bainbridge Art Walk from 6-8pm with “The Shell,” an exploration by gallery artists using sculpture, painting, photography, and metaphor. The show continues until June 29. Shown: Laurel Lukaszewski, Memory of the Sea.

The Gasworks Gallery, 3815 4th. Ave. NE in Seattle, celebrates the delivery of mass spuds to Northwest Harvest with their annual summer party and studio opening from 8-10pm. Storable food  items for the Northwest Harvest are welcomed.

Pottery Northwest, 226 First Avenue North in Seattle, opens “Four by Four #2” in a reception from 6-8pm. Residents Alicia Basinger, Erin Campbell, Alya Khan, and Natsue Makino have each invited a guest who has impacted their work in some meaningful way. As the show name implies, this is the second in the Four by Four gallery series featuring gallery artists and also new/up-and-coming (and some established, but non-Seattle-area) artists.

Scott-Milo Gallery, 1004 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, opens for the Anacortes Art Walk with “Watercolors & Acrylics” by Greg Prince of Snohomish. Also showing are oils by Diane Ainsworth, pastels by Coizie Bettinger, watercolors by Helen Brown and oils by Keith Sorenson.The reception with the artists is Friday, June 4 from 6-9pm and artist Greg Prince will be doing a painting demonstration during the reception. The show closes June 29.

The Island Gallery, 100/106 Madison Avenue on Bainbridge Island, opens “Animals ~ Artists, Mystery & Inspiration,” in an online virtual exhibition at www.theislandgallery.net/shop/ . The show features the work of a group of artists who share their insights into the relationship between animals and man. Shown: a piece by James Kelsey.