Posts Tagged ‘Bellingham galleries’

Pop Culture Exhibition at Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery

4thFourth Corner Frames & Gallery , 311 W. Holly Street in Bellingham,  is currently showing “Pop Culture.” The subject of this show might be defined as the entirety of attitudes, ideas, images, perspectives, etc. within the mainstream of a given culture. Showcased are a variety of framed posters, playbills and paraphernalia sure to start you searching the hidden recesses of your life for those artifacts you have saved to frame…someday. The show runs until November 25, 2017 with a reception, 6 – 9pm November 3.

Nicolette Harrington Featured at Artwood in Bellingham

artwoodgArtwood Gallery, 1000 Harris Avenue in Bellingham’s Historic Fairhaven District is the place to see the Northwest’s finest handcrafted woodworking: dining tables, coffee tables, tall tables; side chairs, rockers, and easy chairs; stools, mirrors, shelves, cabinets and sculpture; kitchenware, jewelry boxes, and even ukuleles. Each month, Artwood features a particular category of woodworking, as well as an artist whose paintings are displayed. In October, Nicolette Harrington’s Northwest landscapes and seascapes are featured, along with small tables of all kinds, designs both traditional and original, some involving polished slabs of wood and stone, some incorporating metals. Artwood participates in the Fourth Friday Fairhaven Art Walk, 5:00-8:30 October 27. Image: by Nicolette Harrington.

Sweet/Nothing Opens at Honey Salon on Holly in Bellingham

This October and November Honey Salon and Gallery 310 W. Holly Street in Bellingham, presents “Sweet/Nothing”, a new multimedia collection featuring works of poetry, oracle cards and intricately designed altars by Bellingham writer and artist Sara Holodnick. Holodnick’s debut Honey exhibit explores memory, mythology, and finding the sacred in the mundane by way of Holodnick’s handmade book of poems, their corresponding oracle cards and assemblage shrines. Refreshments, artist meet and greet, and more await at the opening reception October 6 from . 6-10pm.

Rob Gischer Show Opens at Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery

fourth“Rob Gischer … New Works! opens September 1 in a reception from 6-9pm at Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery, 311 W. Holly Street in Bellingham. On view through October 14, Gischer’s show fuses color, line, optical illusion and geometry with words and stories. Throughout his long teaching career in Whatcom County, he has been represented extensively in galleries and private collections from coast to coast. Join the gallery for an artist reception on September 1 between 6pm – 9pm during Downtown Bellingham Art Walk.

Steve Pulver’s Work Featured This Month at Artwood in Bellingham

artwoodgIn August, the turned bowls of Steve Pulver are showing at the Artwood Gallery, 1000 Harris Avenue in Bellingham.  Steve, a lifelong Whatcom County native, has been lathe-turning bowls, pens, goblets, for 12 years or more. A member of the Wood Turners Association, he loves to spend time in his shop.  See his work at the gallery walk on August 25. Artwood Gallery, 1000 Harris Avenue in Historic Fairhaven. 360-647-1628;

Jane Hamilton Hovde On View at Fourth Corner in Bellingham

fourthPuget Sound native Jane Hamilton Hovde has a new exhibit at Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery, 311 W. Holly Street in Bellingham. known for semi-abstract painting, symbolism, and drawing. Hoyde’s mentor, Dr. Richard Fuller, the first Director of the Seattle Art Museum, said, “You have unquestionably won a position as one of the leading artists of the Northwest.” A reception for the artist will take place during the Bellingham Art Walk on August 2 from 6-9pm. Image: Maud.

Nancy Grigsby Featured Artist at Artwood in Bellingham

artwoodArtwood Gallery , located at 1000 Harris Avenuein Historic Fairhaven is  Bellingham’s  location for wood furniture and accessories designed and built by local artists.  Dining room sets, desks, chests, hand-made ukuleles,  and small tables are set off by jewelry boxes, bowls, kitchen ware, gifts, decorative items and sculpture in wood and other materials. Showcased this month is award-winning Whatcom County artist, Nancy Grigsby’s work. Meet the artist on July 28 from 2-4 pm.  Artwood will also be a part of Fairhaven’s  first occasion of the “Fourth Friday Art Walk” on July 28, from 5:00-8:30 pm.

Grinstead and Lowery Showing at Artwood in Bellingham

artwoodArtwood Gallery, 1000 Harris Avenue in Historic Fairhaven is  Bellingham’s go-to location for wood furnishings designed and built by local artists.  In June, Artwood will feature the paintings of Brenda Lowery; and the woodwork of Joel Grinstead. For many years, Artwood has offered Joel’s carefully-made wood rings, earrings, bracelets, ornaments, kaleidoscopes, and many more gift items, as well as small tables. He will be in Artwood for the Solstice Walk on June 16th, from 5-8 p.m. Shown at the left by Joel Grinstead.


Aquatic Show Opens Tonight at Fourth Corner in Bellingham

fourthJoin Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery  for an artist reception June 2 during Downtown Bellingham Art Walk, 6pm – 9pm.  Local artists, Lorna Libert and Lynn Young explore the world under the waves with their newest creations. Lynn transforms gourds with carving, and color into a work of wonder while Lorna explores watery whimsy. This show will hang in the gallery through July 15. The gallery is located at 311 W Holly St, Bellingham in the heart of the Old Town District. Shown by Lorna Libert.

Fairhaven District in Bellingham May 13 Artist Receptions

artwoodArtwood Gallery, located at 1000 Harris Avenue in historic Fairhaven, showcases the member-artists in May who will show some of their new work. Jim Hume will present his aptly-named Foot Stools; Michael Flaherty has a wall cabinet involving a section of Douglas Fir; David Gray’s contributions are a new cabinet, along with his popular Mutiny Bay chair; and Karen Healy will show an informal coffee table of forged steel and maple, as well as a small steel and stone pedestal table. In addition, Artwood will present paintings by Brenda Lowery. Meet the artist on May 13 from 2-4. Image:  by Brenda Lowery.



goodThe world is awakening with the shifting of the seasons, and May featured artist Madie Klusmire at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Avenue in the Fairhaven District of Bellingham, has captured those details on her detailed ceramics. Flowers for Mom? You bet! Bring her cheer every season of the year with these one-of-a-kind pottery creations. Meet Madie at a reception on May 13 from 4-7pm. and talk ceramics with her.

First Friday in Bellingham

artwoodArtwood Gallery, , 1000 Harris Avenue in Historic Fairhaven is  Bellingham’s go-to location for wood furnishings designed and built by local artists.   Featured in April are the paintings of Gary Giovane. Gary’s influences include the Northwest Coast, Celtic and Japanese styles, among others. He paints on cedar and each of his carefully crafted and decorative subjects is accompanied by the story of the event that inspired it.

On Sunday, April 23rd, as part of Dirty Dan Days in Fairhaven, Gary Giovane will be at Artwood to meet with visitors; and Jim Hume, another Artwood craftsman,  will be on hand to demonstrate wood carving.



4Brilliant Hues ~ Spontaneous Style opens  at Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery, 311 W. Holly Street in Bellingham, on  April 7 in a reception from 6-9pm. . Participating artists include: Denise Champion, Elaine McRory, Nick Payne, Laurie Potter, Phyllis Self, and Valeri Wade.The show  will hang in the gallery through April 28. Shown: Sunshine and Butterflies by NickPayne.

New Shows in Bellingham

artwoodFeatured for February at the Artwood Gallery, 1000 Harris Avenue in the Fairhaven Historic district of Bellingham,  are the collages of Francy Blumhagen: framed art featuring such themes as herons and owls, both colorful and subdued, delightfully rendered in mixed media. Also small tables made by Gary Leake of highly decorative and unusual woods creatively assembled. February being Valentine month, Artwood has a selection of heart boxes, kitchen ware, jewelry, bowls,  cards, and other gifts.



“Make Me an Offer” is on view at Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery, 311 W. Holly Street in Bellingham, through February 28. FCF has been acquiring an eclectic range of original art, mirrors, prints, posters, and frames, and the storage area is bursting. It is time to “make me an offer I can’t refuse!” All the items they have been “storing” including original works by Rob Vetter, Helen Loggie, and Frank G. Craig. Tons of limited edition and original prints by Rie Munoz, Byron Birdsall, Yvonne Davis, and many more artists both framed and unframed. All are available for viewing.

New Work by Gregory Walsh at Fourth Corner In Bellingham

4thcorner“Interscapes,”  a collection of bold, colorful abstract expressionist paintings by Gregory S. Walsh is on view at Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery., 311 W.Holly Street in Bellingham. The gallery will host an artist reception for him January 6 during the Downtown Bellingham Artwalk. Make sure to stop by the gallery to meet Gregory and to see the works he will be sharing. The show will hang in the gallery through January 30.

Chris Moench On View at Good Earth Pottery

goodearth“Gratitude Revolution” is the show for December  at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris in Bellingham,  with featured artist, Chris Moench. He found his artistic voice had the greatest strength in the creation of his prayer wheels, for which he is now well-known. Spin the wheels to enjoy a meditative moment as they cast a gentle spell of hope and thankfulness. Meet the artist at a reception on December 10 from 4-7pm.

Holiday Art Walk in Bellingham’s Fairhaven District Nov. 25, 26

goodearthNovember 25th & 26th, from 5-8pm, Bellingham’s historic Fairhaven district will host the annual Fairhaven Festival and Holiday Art Walk, with 23 participating venues. On Friday, take photos with Father Christmas in the gazebo from 3-4:45, then gather on the Village Green at 5pm for the tree-lighting ceremony and performances by the Bellingham Showstoppers. Beginning November 26th, enjoy a free horse-drawn carriage ride throughout the district on Saturday afternoons! Visit for full schedule of holiday happenings. Bowl shown from  Good Earth Pottery , 1000 Harris Avenue’s  featured artist, Les Norton, who will be present during the Art Walk from 5-8pm on Friday the 25th.