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420 LOFT Art Gallery, 420 N. Pearl in Ellensburg, opens from 5-7pm during the Ellensburg First Friday Art Walk with “Richard Elliot: Meditative Line.” The exhibit examines the early and late paintings and prints of Richard Elliot, widely regarded for his reflector works in the 80’s and 90’s. The show runs through May 31.
Whatcom County students will display their works of art during the 13th annual Children’s Art Walk presented by Allied Arts of Whatcom County. On Friday May 3 from 6 to 9 pm, art lovers can stroll through downtown Bellingham and see children’s creative expressions displayed in store windows, hear live youth musical performances, and participate in special offerings at The Whatcom Museum’s Lightcatcher building and Mount Baker Theater. The Allied Arts Gallery exhibit will feature professional work by Allied Arts Teaching Artists in Whatcom County. Art will stay on display through May 31 in honor of the state wide Arts Education Month.
“The Harmony of Silence” opens from 6-9pm at the Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial, during the Anacortes Art Walk. The artists mine the expressive potential of quiet restraint, using white as both ground and palette in a variety of media: textile, porcelain, oil paint and twine.
Ornamental Arts Gallery, 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105 in Marysville, will feature Winston Rockwell, photographer, in a reception on Friday, May 3, from 4-7pm. Rockwell’s photography has been published in Life Images, National Geographic, numerous calendar and postcard companies as well as galleries locally and internationally. Winston’s photography is primarily landscape and micro-environment subjects printed onto canvas. Live music this month will be two members of the Campbell Road Celtic music group, Jessamyn Tuttle and Jon Nauert. Visit the website for more details at OrnamentalArtsGallery.com. Shown at the left: Shades of Evening.
Pottery Northwest presents "Coloring Outside the LInes," a solo exhibition of work by Meg Murch. The show will run from May 3 through May 24, 2013 in the Gallery of Pottery Northwest’s historic home at 226 First Avenue North (between Thomas and John), just one block south of the Key Arena at the Seattle Center. The opening reception is May 3 from 6-8:30pm and features a talk by the artist at 7pm.
Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way, opens from 6-8pm during the Bainbridge Art Walk with “Storytellers,” featuring Brian Fisher and Martha Brouwer. Fisher derives his imagery from Greek mythology, and Brouwer’s images are guided by birds, fish and human figures.
Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial, presents new pastels by Lopez Island artist, Steve Hill. He brings a selection of landscapes from our region. Also showing are color photographs by Randy Dana, a collaborative theme of oils by Dederick Ward and photographs by poet, Jane Alynn, oils by Anne Belov and acrylics by Cynthia Richardson. The opening reception with many of the artists is Friday, May 3 from 6-9 pm during the Anacortes Art Walk. Shown: Marking Time and Pushing 100 by Steve Hill.
“Isnia, Symbols of Nature & Man: A Journey of 40,000 Years” is on view through May 24 at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow on Bainbridge Island. The reception during the Bainbridge Art Walk features Peter Spencer & Friends in concert. A reception for the artists takes place May 10 from 6—8pm. Currently in exhibition at the Textile Museum, Washington, D.C., the artists will travel across the country to visit Bainbridge Island for an adjunct showing of their major works. (The D.C. exhibit, Out of Southeast Asia: Art that Sustains, opened Friday, April 12th and runs through October 13th.)
Opening April 6 at the Whatcom Museum in Bellingham and running through July 7, 2013, “Clearly Art: The Beauty of Glass” shares its name with another show that originated at the Whatcom Museum twenty years ago titled “Clearly Art: Pilchuck’s Glass Legacy.” Between 1992 and 1996, it traveled to a dozen museums around the country. In the twenty years since, the museum’s collection has grown to include a number of new glass works, thanks to a gift from the Safeco collection. “Clearly Art” presents many of these new pieces to the public for the first time. The exhibition is curated by Western Washington University curatorial intern Hilary Hamilton.Showing at the same time in adjacent galleries is “Jim Olson: Art in Architecture,” which runs through June 9, 2013. The internationally-recognized Seattle-based architect is a glass artist in his own right, often showcasing the glass artworks of his clients within structural expressions of glass and light. Shown: Ellen Ziegler, Hypangogue 3, 2009, Courtesy of the Whatcom Museum Collection, gift of the artist.
“Earth Inspired,” the December exhibition at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Avenue in the Fairhaven district of Bellingham, features wheel-thrown, hand-altered and carved works of Carrie Selting.
The self-made artist: Nikki McClure featured at Bellevue Arts Museum through February 3. This is the Olympia-based artist’s first museum solo exhibition. On view are rarely seen looks at McClure’s original papercuts, alongside her popular calendars and books. Originally organized by the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland. Shown at the left: Extend.
Showing through December 23 at the Francine Seders Gallery, 6701 Greenwood Avenue North, is “Highlights from 2012 and Preview of 2013.” The show will include works from shows mounted in 2012, new pieces from artists who showed in 2012, and work to be included in upcoming 2013 exhibitions. A reception is November 18 from 2-4pm.
Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Avenue in Bellingham, is featuring the work of Eugene and Ene’ Lewis, both of whom are well-known, accomplished ceramic artists and educators. Meet the artists at a reception at the gallery on November 23 from 5-7pm. Shown at the right is one of their pieces.
University of Puget Sound’s Kittredge Gallery, N. 15th St. at N. Lawrence St. in Tacoma, is showing “Art Students Annual” through December 8. Any student currently enrolled at University of Puget Sound who has taken a studio class either on campus or in a study abroad program is eligible to enter the juried show; students are not required to be art majors.
“Honey, I Shrunk The Art,” is on view at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way on Camano Island, through January 27. This 22nd. annual small works show at the gallery features glass, paintings and sculptures.
With fifty paintings showcasing an array of California landscapes, from coastal beaches to vast deserts, “California Impressionism, Selections from the Irvine Museum“ opens November 17 at the Whatcom Museum in Bellingham and remains on view through February 17, 2013. While French Impressionism often depicted urban experiences, American Impressionists preferred small-town landscapes where they could paint solid forms, such as visible mountains and trees, in the background. While artists across the US were painting local landscapes during this time, the California terrain made a distinct impression on the Impressionists.
Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, opens from 6-9pm with a show called “Shelter.” It brings together visual artists, architects, designers, videographers, and photographers to address the physical, spiritual and emotional connections to the walls we build between ourselves and the world and the ways identity can be formed by these constructs. The show runs through September 16.
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, showcases textile artists with “Streaming: Textile Artists Think About Water.” in a reception during the Bainbridge Art Walk from 5-8pm. The group show includes Deborah Babin, Linda McFarland, Kimberly Morris, Pamela Mostek, Carol Roi Olsen, Lynnette Sandbloom, and Dana Ziesemer. On August 4 at 12:30pm, Deborah Babin will demonstrate her techniques for turning fabric into collage. Shown at the left: Nautilus by Deborah Babin.
The Honey Salon, 310 W. Holly in Bellingham, is showing the abstract work of Tim Alexander through September 4. The opening reception is from 6-9pm.
“Faces and Places,” a solo exhibition featuring the work of Pam Ingalls, is on view at the Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, through September 1. The reception for the artist is from 6-8pm.
Scott-Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, welcomes back to the gallery, oils by Diane Ainsworth of Port Townsend. Also showing are oils by Jeanne Levasseur, color photographs by Lewis Jones, pastels by Sandy Byers and oils by James Moore. The opening reception for the artists is from 6-9pm, in conjunction with opening night of the Anacortes Arts Festival. Shown at the left: Lilly Pad Abstract by Diane Ainsworth.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, is showcasing the work of Jenny Andersen and Steve Sauer in “Fire and Imagination: Sculptures of the Earth” through August 31. A reception for the artists is from 6-8pm. Shown at the right: Spirit Bird Feasting at the End of the World by Jenny Andersen.
Allied Arts of Whatcom County, 1418 Cornwall in Bellingham, opens from 6-90pm with “Allied Arts Juried Artist Series: Our World in Four Cameras.”
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts , 151 Winslow Way E., introduces a new show called “Picnic,” showcasing the work of artists who recall details of memorable picnics. The show opens from 6-8pm. Showing concurrently is “Morgan Brig: The Whole Conundrum,” where Morgan tackles the profound questions of life with a sense of humor. Shown at the left: Sally Robison, Island Picnic.
Honey Salon, 310 W. Holly in Bellingham, is showing the abstract expressionist series of work of Kathryn Hackney through August 1. The opening reception is 6-9pm.
Ornamental Arts Gallery, 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. in Marysville, opens from 4-7pm with live Celtic music provided by Campbell Road as they introduce a show featuring Dianna Shyne, Acrylic Painter, and Elijah Burnett, Blacksmith. Dianna Shyne shows nationally and internationally, teaches, and works actively as an art show juror. Travels through Southwest China inspired her series of paintings depicting the countryside and people of that region. Elijah Burnett creates ornamental ironwork using traditional blacksmith methods.
Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, features Neal Philpott in a solo exhibition opening in an artist reception from 6-8pm.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, showcases “A Fashion Artwalk” in a reception from 5:30-8pm which features Bainbridge Island’s Julie Duke Band. Artists include David, Sandra Holzman, and Chrzaszcz; also on view is the work of Janet Essa, Carol Lee Shanks and Odd Numbers. Shown from left to right in the image at the left: Petit Cocoon, Sandra Holzman; Kurta with Selandang, David; Flower Brooch, Janet Essa; Crinkle Silk – Three Pieces, Carol Lee Shanks; Linen Gauze Vest, Chrzaszcz.
Artwood Gallery , located at 1000 Harris Avenue in the Fairhaven District of Bellingham, celebrates 25 years in business with a party tonight from 5-9pm during the Summer Solstice Art Walk. Featured is “New Work” by the woodworking co-op owners. Many of the members have received several prominent awards and recognition in many national publications including Fine Woodworking Magazine, Sunset Magazine, The Design Book, International Lathe Turned Objects, and others. Shown: Erica Hume, long-time manager of Artwood.
The Artwood Gallery, 1000 Harris Avenue in Bellingham, says, “Every woodworker has a “wood pile”. It is not the kind that you take to the wood stove and burn, it is layers and layers of stacked wood that is drying and curing so it can be used to make some wonderful item. The woodworkers of Artwood create their unique pieces out of many, many different woods. So for the month of April, we are featuring the pieces of over 30 different kinds of hardwoods, and some soft woods so you can see what is possible and where it all begins.”
“Put a Lid on It!,” is the new show on view through the month of March at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Avenue in Bellingham. In honor of NCECA, Good Earth has put together a special showing of lidded vessels juried from within the 50 local artists represented at the gallery. The vessels will be on display throughout the month of March.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Avenue in Bellingham’s Fairhaven District, is featuring the hand-built porcelain pottery of Julie deRouche’ for the month of December. Julie creates functional ware in Art Nouveau style as well as her famous Luna-ware “Bubble Pots”, and delicate floral jewelry.
Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Avenue in Bellingham, is featuring Linda Stone’s creative vision of useful ceramic pieces through the month of November. During the evening art walk on November 25 and 26, Stone will prepare samples of “Breathless Garlic,” her well-known garlic steamers.
Allied Arts of Whatcom County, 1418 Cornwall Avenue in Bellingham, continues the 2011 juried artist series, “On the Inside, featuring the work of Rachel Potter and Tim Alexander. There will be an exhibit walk-thru with the artists from 6:30-7pm. In conjunction with this show, is the work of jewelry artist Nanz Aalund. Former University of Washington professor, Aalund served as a fine jewelry designer for Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, and Tiffany & Co.,and was the associate editor for Art Jewelry magazine.
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, opens from 6-8pm during the Bainbridge art walk with an exhibition featuring the works of Elizabeth Moga, Gerry Newcomb, and John Keppeler. Elizabeth Moga will demonstrate her technique during a gallery demo on November 5 from 12:30-3:30pm. Shown at the right: Elizabeth Moga, Pond Reflections III.
Art Garden Gallery, 4569 Lynwood Center Drive on Bainbridge Island, celebrates their grand opening from 10am – 9pm.
Childhood’s End Gallery , 222 4th. Avenue W. in Olympia, continues to celebrate 40 years in business with a show opening from 5-8pm during the Olympia art walk. The group show includes American crafts and fine art.
Fourth Corner Frames and Gallery, 311 W. Holly Street in Bellingham, opens “Earth, Sea, Sky,” an exhibit featuring works of Laurie Potter, Sharon Kingston and Rob Vetter, during the Bellingham art walk from 6-9pm. The show runs through December.
Francine Seders Gallery, 6701 Greenwood Avenue North, showcases the work of Robert C. Jones in a reception for the artist on November 6 from 2-4pm. His work has been included in a two-person show with Fay Jones at Gallery One Visual Arts Center in Ellensburg, Washington (2011); Seattle as Collector, Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs Turns 40 at the Seattle Art Museum (2011); The 9th Northwest Biennial at the Tacoma Art Museum (2009); and two group exhibitions at the Seders Gallery–Happy Birthday, Francine! (2010/11) and Prints and Monoprints (2010). Shown at the left: Robert C. Jones, Torso, 2011, oil on canvas, 20 x 16 inches, photo: Eduardo Calderón.
Gallery 704, 704 North 34th. Street in Fremont, opens from 6-9pm during the Fremont art walk with “Then and Now,” paintings from 2001 – 2011 by Tina Anderson. The show features landscapes, and portraits that encourage reflection on environmental issues, sexual orientation and women’s rights while referencing historical art works.
“Petals of Hope,” new work by Anne Schreivogl, opens at Gallery Cygnus, 109 Commercial in La Conner, in a reception from 5-9pm. Schreivogl has committed to delivering 40 paintings to Japanese citizens who continue to be displaced by the March 11th, 2011 tsunami. She will hand deliver the work exactly one year after the disaster. The show runs through December 24, and the proceeds will support her trip to Japan in March to deliver the paintings.
Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, celebrates an evening of a "Finissage" or exhibit ending reception with special values for the exiting artist, light beverages and networking. also featured is "Happy Hour with Vinosus" where designers, Martin Kneeland and Brit-Simone Sutter showcase their newest jewelry designs with only 2 Vinosus Fridays left before Christmas. Shown at the left: A Sculptured Landscape by Don Tiller.
Local artist Katherine Schneider will be showing her abstract works at Honey Salon, 310 W. Holly in Bellingham, from November 4th through the 30th. A reception for the artist is from 6-9pm.
Matter Gallery, 113 Fifth. Avenue SW in Olympia, opens during the Olympia art walk with a wine and cheese reception from 5-8pm with Boucante World Traveler who unveils his latest body of work, “Good Voodoo,” calling attention to the spirit world. One of his pieces is shown at the right:
Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, opens from 6-8pm during the Bainbridge art walk with a solo exhibition of the work of Helen Wilder titled “The Portrait.” The show runs through November 26.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, is featuring “Terremoto,” a performance installation combining visual, spoken and sonic constructs. The show is the result of a collaboration by the husband and wife team of visual artist Virginia Paquette and electric musician Bill Smith. Winner of numerous public art commissions, Paquette completed an environmental installation celebrating the Millennium and Education for a Washington State “Art in Public Places” project on the campus of Bellevue Community College, and has created work in glass for the new Redmond campus of Lake Washington Technical College. Smith, a former professor at the University of Washington, was a member of Dave Brubeck’s experimental Octet and continues to record and perform with Brubeck, most recently at New York’s Lincoln Center.The performance is from 6-8pm.
“Creatures of Habit,” and exhibition of unique hand-thrown and altered functional ware by Isaac Howard, is featured through October at Good Earth Pottery , 1000 Harris Ave. in the historic Fairhaven District of Bellingham.