Posts Tagged ‘fine art’
Bherd Studios Gallery , 8550 Greenwood Avenue N. is showing, “Inside Out,” the urban contemporary work of Seattle artists: Michelle Anderst, Joe Vollan and Chris Sheridan. Each artist’s work is themed around the inner workings of the mechanical, anatomy and the human soul. Shown: by Joe Vollan. The opening reception is held in conjunction with the Second Friday Monthly Artwalk in Greenwood-Phinney , from 6-10pm, as well as with October’s Arts Crush festival. Bherd Studios Gallery is also curating a show across the street from the gallery at the Gainsbourg Restaurant. Featured is the work of Portland photographer, Lloyd Kimeldorf.
Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 Fifth Avenue NE in Seattle, is featuring Picasso vintage poster, museum posters from the 1980’s and reproductions of Picasso’s work in conjunction the the Picasso Show at the Seattle Art Museum, on view from October 8 through January 17. Shown at the right: Picasso’s poster for the Seibu Department Stores L’Atelier Mourlot.
Alfonse Borysewicz and Anne Hirondelle will share the main space at Francine Seders Gallery, 6701 Greenwood Avenue North, in October. A reception for the artists will be on October 10 from 2-4pm. Borysewicz, who will be at the gallery on October 12 at 7pm, has been featured in solo exhibitions at St. Francis College in Brooklyn (2008), The Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York (2008), and The Oratory Church of St. Boniface in Brooklyn (2009). Hirondelle’s recent work falls into three categories—Re:Forms, Extrapolations, and Re:Coils. The Re:Forms bring more openness and complexity to the deconstructed bowl form that Hirondelle first used in the 2008/09 Remember series. Hirondelle was the 2009 recipient of the Yvonne Twining Humber Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement, and her work was recently included in Show of Hands: Northwest Women Artists 1890-2010 at the Whatcom Museum in Bellingham (2010). Shown: re form 10 red by Anne Hirondelle.
Photographic Center NW, 900 12th Ave is showcasing a diverse range of work by their faculty in “Picture Us,” on view through November 24. An artists’ reception is scheduled for October 15 from 6-9pm with faculty lectures on November 19 at 7pm. Shown at the right: Jeppa’s Belly National Park by Erin Shafkind.
Vermillion Gallery, 1508 11th. Avenue, has a group show , “Photo Alchemy,” on view through October 23 featuring Daniel Carrillo, Daniel Hawkins, Ted Grudowski, Larry Larson, Bailey Russel and Erin Shafkind.
Ver(a)rt Gallery at the Vera Project (Warren Ave. N. & Republican) is featuring “D.I.S.T.A.N.C.E ,“ through October 31, with selected artists Bo Choi and Hye Young Kim, and supporting artists including Elizabeth Dean and Ross James. Choi’s MFA exhibition was at The Henry Art Gallery , and she held a residency at Kulturprojekte, Berlin, Germany in 2008. Kim has exhibited her work in Davis, St. Louis, Berlin and Seoul. The opening reception is from 6-9pm.
Friesen Gallery celebrates 20th anniversary with Francoise Gilot and Richard Jolley through November 20
Concurrent with the Seattle Art Museum’s Pablo Picasso exhibition, the Friesen Gallery, 1200 Second Avenue in Seattle, in collaboration with Frederic Boloix Fine Arts, celebrates its 20th anniversary with an exhibition featuring the works of Francoise Gilot. While often overshadowed by her association with the most famous artist of the 20th century, Gilot, now 88, is a celebrated artist in her own right. Her work is included in prominent collections throughout the world, including the Musee d’Art Moderne in Paris and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. In 1990 Gilot received France’s highest honor for her work as an artist, poet and author when she was presented with the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur. Also on view is new glass by Richard Jolley. Jolley’s work is included in the collections of the Los Angeles County Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Museum of Art and Design and the Corning Museum of Glass. The opening reception will be on October 7 from 5-8pm during Seattle’s First Thursday Art Walk. Shown: Francoise Gilot, The Red Bouquet.
“Full Circle," new work by Loren Salazar, opens at the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way N.E. Suite 111, in a preview and reception on June 9 from 6-8pm. His painting technique set him apart as one of the early practitioners of the air brush as a fine art tool. His mastery of that technique resulted in paintings that were included in the Seattle Art Museum’s Northwest Annual Fine Arts Competition. He has exhibited extensively in the western states of Washington, California, and Alaska as well as across the country and internationally. Salazar has been with the gallery for 28 years, longer than any other artist in representation. The show runs through July 11. Shown: The Far Side of Houston.
Paintings by Ukrainian-born artist Maksimenko are on view at the R E Welch Gallery, 1214 First Avenue in Seattle, through the month of June. Her works are in the Museum of History of Kiev, Ukraine, Museum of Modern Art, Kiev,Ukraine, collection of the Ministry of the Culture of Ukraine as well as In private collections in Ukraine, Poland, Italy, USA, Sweden, Ireland, United Kingdom, Denmark, France, German, and Croatia. Shown: Moonlight.
Opening on May 20 in a reception from 6-8pm at the Catherine Person Gallery, 319 Third Avenue South in Seattle, is “I and Love and You,” by Kensuke Yamada in his third solo show at the gallery. The work reflects the universality of relationships and especially their multi-faceted complexities. Yamada is currently a resident at the prestigious Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, MT.
Whiting Tennis opens in his third one-person exhibition at the Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Avenue South in Seattle with an opening reception on May 20 from 6-8pm and an artist talk on May 22 at noon. The exhibition, “Walleyed,” refers to the slang term for a condition where the eyes are not properly aligned and suggest the varied directions in which the artist’s vision and impulses are pulled. Tennis was the 2008 recipient of the Arlene Schnitzer prize given as part of Portland Art Museum’s Contemporary Northwest Art Awards Exhibition and the winner of the 2007 Neddy Artist Fellowship for Painting awarded by Seattle’s Behnke Foundation. Major works are in the collections of Seattle Art Museum Tacoma Art Museum Portland Art Museum and the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS. Shown: Ghost.