Posts Tagged ‘First Friday’
Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington in Sequin “Holiday Special” through December 31. A wide election of art jewelry, paintings, photographs, ceramics, sculpture, fused glass, and more created by the Blue Whole Gallery members. Meet the artists from 5-8pm. Shown : Owner Karin Anderson welcomes you to Gift Gallery. Photo taken by Larry Barnes
Childhood’s End Gallery, 222 W. Fourth in Olympia, welcomes all to a special group exhibition in the gallery through December 31.
"Variations on a Theme" by Linda Hughes on view at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Street in Bellingham, for December. Functional stoneware decorated in the Cuerda Seca technique. Artist’s reception on December 6 from 5-8pm.
Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, “Annual Holiday Invitational Small Works Exhibition” Opening Reception: First Friday Dec 6, 6-8pm.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, opens their eighth “Annual Wearable Art Show” in a reception from 6-8pm. Textile jewelry artists from the United States and abroad exhibit their latest creations, including men’s wear and a range of unique one-of-a-kind ensembles for women. Featured in concert tonight: Peter Spencer & Friends.
Wallingford Art Walk, 6pm-9pm, from May-October. Call 206.547.5177 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Anacortes Galleries are open from 6pm-9pm. Visit www.anacortesart.com
Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 5pm-8 or 9pm. www.bainbridgedowntown.org/
Bellingham Downtown Art Walk from 6pm-10pm. Visit http://www.downtownbellingham.com/artwalk/
Bremerton Gallery Walk, 5pm-8pm, in Downtown Bremerton. www.ci.bremerton.wa.us
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.
Gig Harbor Art Walk along the waterfront, 1pm-5pm, and every Thursday night in the Summer until 8pm. www.gigharborguide.com
Langley on Whidbey Island Art Walk www.visitlangley.com/, 5pm-7pm.
Port Townsend Art Walk, 5:30pm-8:30pm. Visit www.ptguide.com or call Williams Gallery at 360.385.3630
Quilcene Art Walk, 11am-6pm. Email email@example.com.
La Conner Artwalk, 5-8 p.m., visit www.skagitvalleyartescape.com or call Ann Hardee Gallery at 360-399-1950.
Late September thru October
The Northwest ALL Glass Pumpkin Patches feature over 1,000 hand-blown pumpkins crafted by local glass artisans. Admission free, but pumpkins are for sale. Sept. 21, Molbaks-Woodinville, Sept. 28, Gig Harbor, Oct. 12, Issaquah, Oct. 19, Pt. Defiance Park, Tacoma. For rest of dates and information visit www.tacomaglassblowingstudio.com.
LaConner Annual Quilt Fest, Silent Auction. Visit www.laconnerquilts.com.
Schack-Octoberfest; Art & Harvest Festival. Festivities include glass pumpkin patch and “Make Your Own Pumpkin” in the hot shop. Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Avenue, Everett. Free. Visit www.schack.org
Fred Oldfield Western & Wildlife Show includes 100 of the top western artists in the Expo Hall at the Washington State Fair & Events Center at 110 9th Avenue SW in Puyallup.
Kirkland Arts Center 5th Annual Redux Benefit Gala. VIP preview party at 4:30pm. Doors open at 5:30pm at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Tickets start at $150. For questions regarding tickets, table reservations, or sponsorship, contact Jennifer Gill, Development Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org, 425-822-7161 x10
ARTSTOCK celebrates arts of San Juan Island. Open studios and galleries. Visit www.artstocksanjuanisland.com
Issaquah Salmon Days Festival, 10am-6pm in downtown Issaquah. Weekend of free fun with over 300 artists’ booths. Visit www.salmondays.org.
Skagit Valley Art Escape this weekend, an amalgamation of art walks from Anacortes, La Conner, Bow and Edison, all small towns in relatively close proximity in Skagit County. It takes place the first weekend of every month, with the Anacortes Art walk on First Fridays (6-9pm) followed by the La Conner, Bow and Edison galleries on First Saturdays (5-8 pm).
Coming soon! Pilchuck Glass School Auction Gala Event: THE contemporary glass event of the year. Held at The Westin, Seattle. Auction tours Oct. 16-19 are free and open to the public. Preview Night events, Oct. 17. For reservations, time, and details visit www.pilchuck.com.
Allied Arts of Whatcom County, 1418 Cornwall in Bellingham, kicks off the 2013 Juried Artist Series with “On the Edge” featuring work from Andy Siebert, Ann Marie Cooper, Chris Shreve, Doug Forrest and Taj Williams. The opening reception will be held during the Downtown Art Walk, Friday, June 7 from 6-9pm. On The Edge will be an exhibit of bold, loud colors and patterns in a variety of media all working together in a harmonious display of works that push the envelope. Painting, drawing, and clay are all tools for the expression of the artists. The show runs through June 29.
The Anacortes Arts Commission opens “Feathered Friends,” a group show featuring Craig Weakley, Mark Maulden, Marius HibbardGwen Berthiez, Trish Vishnevetsky, Shelley Johnson, Vince Streano, and Dick Smith at The Depot, 611 R. Avenue in Anacortes.
Anchor Art Space, 219 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, opens during the Anacortes Art Walk from 6-9pm with “The Harmony of Silence,” featuring the works of Alma Chaney, Aaron Haba, Trish Maharam, and Timea Tihanyi.
Gasworks Gallery, 3815 4th. Avenue NE in Seattle, celebrates summer with their annual beginning-of-summer gallery party and studio opening from 8pm until ? All three floors with their artists will be open.
Steeb Russell, a local self-taught ‘Paintoonist’ who works with acrylic paint on found wood, opens in a reception from 6-9pm at the Honey Salon, 310 W. Holly Street in Bellingham.
Kirkland Arts Center, 620 Market Street in Kirkland, presents their annual artists’ show in the KAC Gallery featuring work from 40 pieces by 40 different artists in a variety of media. This year’s exhibition was juried by Linda Hodges, owner of the Linda Hodges Gallery in Pioneer Square. The opening reception is from 6-8pm. Shown: Into the Sky, Mary Dee Mateo.
Ornamental Arts Gallery 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105 in Marysville, will feature woodworker John Luke. John uses a variety of specialty woods to create boxes and tables. His box designs are varied and unique using a variety of specialty woods. Live music at the opening reception from 4-7pm will be Michael Gotz, jazz guitar and foot pedal bass. Visit their website for more details at OrnamentalArtsGallery.com.
“Contemporary Realism,” featuring paintings by Richard Hall and Eileen Sorg, opens at the Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow, during the Bainbridge Art Walk from 6-8pm. Sorg is a Signature member of the Colored Pencil Society, Society of Animal Artists, and Women Painters of Washington. Shown: Eileen F. Sorg, Splitting Hares.
Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, presents a collection of etchings, monotypes and giclee prints from the vaults of Island International on Guemes Island. Island International represents regional artists and brokers their work throughout galleries across the United States. Some of the artists included are Christa Malay, Anne Belov, Elizabeth Ockwell, Tony Turpin, Beki Killoran, Joanne Kollman, Mamie Joy Rayburn and many more. The opening reception is from 6-9 pm, in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce Summer Artwalk.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, opens for the Bainbridge Island Art Walk from 6-8pm with entertainment by Bainbridge Island’s The BBC Jazz Trio. The exhibit, “Solstice Faire,” on view through June 30, features the subject of long light and short shadows interpreted by several of the gallery’s artists in a variety of mediums. Shown: Anna Whitmore, golden rutilated quartz, 14k gold & oxidized sterling silver.
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.)
On view from 6-9pm at Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, is “Ours,”, featuring a live performance by Ô Paon, aka curator and artist Geneviève Castrée. “Ours” is about people taking up their space, staking their claim, and making themselves heard. In drawings, collages, sculptures, video and photographs.
Michelle Bolinger and Jeffrey Burgert will share the main space at Francine Seders Gallery, 6701 Greenwood Avenue North in Seattle, from April 5 through May 5. Anna McKee’s prints will be on view in the upstairs gallery. A reception is scheduled for April 7 from 2-4pm. Shown at the left: Postive Negative by Michelle Bolinger.
“Ghastly Imaginings: Art work by Kedra Menish” is on view at the Honey Salon, 310 W. Holly in Bellingham, through May. The opening reception is from 6—9pm.
Ornamental Arts Gallery, 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105 in Marysville, will feature Coleen Allen, watercolor painter, in a reception from 4-7:00. Live music this month will be Paul Ninehouse, Native American wooden flute player. He crafts these flutes by hand, creating both a visual and auditory art form. Coleen Allen’s paintings are large with a reserved color palette creating a soft, balanced look. Her favorite subjects are still life, horses, and flora. Allen has been an instructor at Ornamental Arts Gallery teaching watercolor technique the fourth Thursday of every month. shown at the right: Team Leavenworth Horses.
Opening from 6-8pm at Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, is an all gallery exhibition with no sales tax for the month.
Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, presents “All About Wine” in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce Spring Wine Festival. Amanda Houston is the featured artist, exhibiting both oils and pastels of Italian vineyards from a recent trip to the region. Also showing pieces in the wine theme are acrylics by Jennifer Bowman, oils by Ramona Hammerly, pastels by Patty Forte Linna, color photographs by Lewis Jones and oils by Keith Sorenson. We will also have guest artists: Kathy Hastings with Photo Encaustics and color photographs by David Lucas and quilts by the Fidalgo Island Quilters Guild. A reception with many of the artists is from 6-9pm Shown at the left: Wine Country by Amanda Houston
Showing at The Depot, 611 K. Street in Anacortes, is “Fields of Color” in an opening reception from 6-9pm.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, opens from 6-8pm with “Awakenings,” oils and small works by Bainbridge artist Jen Till. Peter Spencer & Friends, featuring Caleb Spencer (vocals) will entertain at the opening. Till shares her subtle envisioning of a world waiting to bloom in a showing of large oil paintings and small works, also in oil. Shown at the right: Calm Sea.
Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, presents new acrylic paintings by Jennifer Bowman in a reception during the Anacortes Art Walk on First Friday from 6-9pm. ! Also showing are photographs by Randy Dana, Dick Garvey and Lewis Jones, fused glass by Robin Larson, pastels by Amanda Houston and acrylics by Joel Brock. The show runs through January 29. Shown: Mystic Forest.
Fidalgo Island Fiber Art , 713 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes,is the studio of Dolly J. Hein who weaves large, room size area rugs and uses the same fibers woven in her rugs throughout different elements in a room setting. She will be open for the Anacortes Christmas Art Walk on Friday, December 7 from 6 to 9pm. and will feature her “Holiday Collection.”
Thirty-five artists turn their focus to the nuttiness and fruitiness of the season at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, through December 31 in a show called “Fruitcake.” The opening is during the Bainbridge Art Walk from 6-8pm. Shown at the right: Dana Ziesemer, Spiraling.
On view through December 29 at the Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, is their “Annual Holiday Small Works Invitational Exhibition.” The show opens during the art walk from 6-8pm.
Scott-Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, presents new acrylic paintings by Jennifer Bowman, with a painting demonstration during the art walk on Friday, Dec. 7. Also showing are photographs by Randy Dana, Dick Garvey and Lewis Jones, fused glass by Robin Larson, oils and pastels by Amanda Houston and pastels and acrylics by Joel Brock. The opening reception with many of the artists is from 6-9 pm during the Anacortes Art Walk. Shown at the left: Knee Deep by Jennifer Bowman.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, opens from 6-8pm with their “7th Annual Wearable Art Show.” On view through December 31, the show features jewelry, clothing and textile creations.
Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, opens from 6-9 during the Anacortes Art Walk, with “STRANDS: Draw, Cut, Stitch, Write.” On view through November 18, the show exhibits visual and literary artists conveying visions of a fleeting life. Exhibiting artists are Eve Deisher and Ann Reid.
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow, opens from 6-8pm during the Bainbridge Art Walk, with “Main Street,” an exhibit featuring painters and photographers who find Main Street close to home and around the world as a frame of mind. This exhibition will include images of Main Streets in Poulsbo, Eastern Washington, Taos, Bremerton, Rome, and Vashon Island. Bainbridge Island photographer Joel Sackett will exhibit images of a historic Bainbridge Island street that has now vanished into the woods. Shown: Mary McInnis, Poulsbo Front Street.
Childhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W. in Olympia, opens for the Olympia Art Walk with works by Dave and Boni Deal, Marie Hasset and Don Tiller. The show closes November 11.
Honey Salon, 310 W. Holly in Bellingham, is showing works by Rachel Potter through November 1. The opening reception is from 6-9pm.
Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, opens from6-8pm with “Printmaking 2012,” an international exhibition featuring original prints.
Scott-Milo Gallery , 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, is showing acrylics for the first time from Eric Wiegardt in addition to his watercolors. Also showing are oils by Ramona Hammerly, oils by Sandy Byers and pastels by Janice Wall. The opening reception is from 6-9pm during the Anacortes Art Walk. Shown at the left: Frejus, France by Eric Wiegardt.
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.
Allied Arts of Whatcom County’s First Annual Door Art Throwdown will take place on Friday, October 7 from 6 – 9pm in the Federal Building Parking Lot in the 1400 block of Cornwall Avenue in downtown Bellingham. Ten teams of artists will have one hour to create a masterpiece on a repurposed door. Art walk participants will be able to watch the artists in action and vote on which team they liked best by “tipping” their team of choice. The doors will then be sold that evening through a silent auction.
Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, opens from 6-9pm for the Anacortes Art walk with a one-person show called “The Way Things Are,” new paintings, prints and a series of objects by Fairhaven College Art Professor John Feodorov. Professor Feodorov will give a talk about his work on Saturday, November 5 at 4:30pm. Shown at the right: My God.
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way E., opens for the Bainbridge First Friday Art Walk from 6-8pm with exhibitions featuring Jeffrey Brown, Amy Roberts and Cathy Woo. Brown, who will give a gallery talk on October 8 at 12:30pm, has made a group of playful side tables of aluminum and steel, finding inspiration in sources as diverse as Incan art and Detroit design. Roberts has taken her sculpture in a new direction by emphasizing many forms and textures of glass. Woo uses repeated patterns in her abstract paintings modulating from one color to another. Shown at the left: Cathy Woo, Love Yourself No. 4.
Childhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W. in Olympia, opens for the Olympia Arts Walk from 5-10pm with a group show called “Place. Featured artists are: Susan Aurand, Beth Brooks, Shelley Carr, Alfred Currier, Mary Denning, Lucia Harrison, Keith Lazelle, Ross Matteson, Barbara Noonan, and Marianne Partlow. The show is on view through November 13. A piece by one of the artists in the show is at the right.
Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery says, “Join us for a Vernissage and happy hour from 6-8pm featuring the work of Dan Larsen.” The gallery, located at 800 Bellevue Way NE, is having a special celebration with door prizes for attending and lots more. Piece at the left by Dan Larsen.
Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, participates in the Bainbridge Art Walk by opening from 6-8pm with a “2011 Printmaking Exhibition” featuring the work of Lynn Brofsky, Brian Fisher, Kristina Hagman, Irene Klar, Stephen MacFarlane, Wendy Orville, William Schlegel.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E., opens for the Bainbridge Art Walk from 6-8pm with a special reception for “Take a Seat: Benches and Boxes,” by Bainbridge Island and northwest wood artists. Entertainment for the reception features the Bainbridge Island Jazz Trio. Table shown at the right by Jeffrey Hummel. The show runs through October 30.
Allied Arts of Whatcom County, 1418 Cornwall in Bellingham, continues their juried artist series with “Fringes of Society” featuring the work of Iain Davidson, Larry Gilbert, Nate Marohn, and Scott Williams. The public is invited to the opening night celebration at the Allied Arts Gallery and the Downtown Art Walk: Friday, July 1st, from 6pm to 10pm. There will be an Exhibit Walk-Thru with the artists from 6:30pm to 7pm on opening night.
artEAST Art Center and Up Front Gallery, 95 Front Street in Issaquah,. presents "High Jinks! – Explore the Lighter Side of Life" juried art show, July 1 – 31. The public is invited to the Closing Night Reception, July 29, 6-8pm. For more information contact Curators Sue Danielson or Susan Melrath, 206-200-8444 or 425-999-9615.
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, opens from 4-6pm with “Claudia McKinstry:Homegrown, “Narrative Collage” by Donna Snow and “John McCuistion.” Shown:Claudia McKinstry, Meeting of the Board . The show runs through August 1.
Showing at Kat Schneider Studio | Gallery, 301 W. Holly Street, will be four Bellingham artists with a diverse range of style and voice. Ruthie V.’s experiments with surface, materials and mark making, David Ridgway’s reduction of form and expressiveness of color, Kat Schneider’s artifacts resulting from process and imagination and Sharon Kingston’s luminous layers of color are featured. Opening reception with the artists during the Bellingham downtown artwalk, July 1, 6 pm to 9 pm with the exhibit continuing through July.
Cole Gallery, 107 5th Avenue South in Edmonds, is showing new works in oil by Jeanne Edwards from July 1 – July 31. The artist will attend the opening reception on July 16 from 6:30-8:30pm. The gallery is also featuring a Rip Caswell sculpture naming contest with the winner receiving a $100 gift certificate. Shown at the right: Girl in the Yellow Dress.
Gallery North, 508 Main Street in Edmonds, celebrates the monoprint in July with “Flat Art From the Press,” a collection of monoprints by Bonnie AuBuchon and Mary Anderson. The show beings July 1, and the artists’ reception is July 10 from 1-4pm. The artists will also be present during the Edmonds Third Thursday Art Walk on July 21 from 5-8pm.
Every first Friday of the month, in conjunction with Eastside Networkers ©, 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 a new sponsor (Earthfix this month). The reception is from 5-7pm. Shown at the left by Jaime Ellsworth.
Aerosol artist and artaholic Aaron Brick will be displaying his addiction at Honey Salon, 310 W. Holly in Bellingham, from July 1st through August 2nd. Using hand designed stencils on a variety of surfaces, Aaron hopes his work will help the viewer escape from their everyday life. The opening and reception is from 6-9 PM.
Honeychurch Antiques, 411 Westlake Avenue N., invites the public to their new exhibition, “Toraja,” architectural panels from Torajaland, a mountainous region within South Sulawesi in the Indonesian Archipelago, on view from July 1 through August 1. A special viewing is scheduled during an house on July 2 from 12-5pm.
Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, opens from 6-8pm with “Americana,” a group show featuring varied interpretations of America by 20 of the gallery’s artists.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, is showcasing ceramic and glass drinking vessels in their exhibit, “Toast Winslow,” from July 1 - 31. The Julie Duke band will play during the opening reception from 6-8pm, so the gallery says, “Bring your dancing shoes.”
“Coyote Forward:: A Contemporary Native American Art Exhibition” opens from 5-8pm at B2 Fine Art Gallery/Studios, 711 Saint Helens Avenue in Tacoma. "Coyote", tracing new trails…envisioning the "newness of Spirit" in an exploration into the Contemporary Native American works. The show runs through June 18.
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, artists uncover the secrets of fifty-three miles of Bainbridge shoreline. This drawing exhibition is one of a series of cultural events marking the Year of the Sea. Jeannie Grisham, Denise Harris, Brian Kemkis, Mary McInnis, Michiko Olson, Gregg Onewein, Fred Truitt, Ellen Wixted are among the artists. Shown at the left: Mary McInnis, Bainbridge Madrona.
Blue Horse Gallery, 301 W. Holly in Bellingham, is open from 6-10pm for the art walk with music by Julian Marx and Bob Paltrow. Featured are the colorful paintings of Lisa Lamoreaux and the Whidbey Island Surface Design Group with a diverse selection of paintings, jewelry and wearable art. Shown at the right: Why, Why, Why by Janet Steadman. The closing reception will be on May 28 from 6-9pm.
Paintings by Philip Govedare will be on view in the main space at Francine Seders Gallery, 6701 Greenwood Avenue North from May 6 through June 5. Govedare’s work fits within the tradition of American landscape painting, but it reflects how cultural and political thinking has changed in recent years. Shown at the left: Excavation #6.
Kathryn Hackney will exhibit her work at Honey Salon, 310 W. Holly from May 6th through June 1st. Discarding the use of a brush for most of her work, Hackney uses a palette knife to create tangible textures that can be experienced by more than one sense. Her opening and reception are from 6-9 PM during the Bellingham Art Walk.
“Artifacts,” new works on paper by Kat Schneider, will be showing during the Month of May at Kat Schneider Studio | Gallery in the Bay Street Village Bldg in downtown Bellingham. Also showing in the main floor gallery will be paintings by David Ridgway. The gallery will be open for First Friday Artwalk, May 6, 6 pm to 9 pm.
Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way is open during the Bainbridge Art Walk from 6-8pm with “Highways and Byways,” a group show inspired by all the new street construction in Winslow.
Eden Hopkins and her “Rural Landscapes” are featured through May 31 at Gallery 113 in the Sammamish Valley Arts Center, 14545 148th Ave NE in Woodinville. The opening reception is from 6-8pm. Shown at the left: the artist with one of her paintings.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E., celebrates spring with prints from the University of Washington’s Curt Labitske and fine art photography from Bainbridge Island artist Kate deVeaux. Interacting with the colors and moods of spring and summer on Italian plazas, Bainbridge beaches, new wearable art will also be on view. The reception is from 6-8pm. Shown at the right: one of the show pieces.
Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, opens from 6-9pm during the Anacortes Art Walk with “traces,” Jasmine Valandani’s installation and works on paper. The work includes layered traceries in transparent media creating subtle spaces that embrace the tenuous and transient. In the back gallery space, Clarity Miller will exhibit suspended soft sculptural forms and forms mounted on the wall.
In March, Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, turns the spotlight ,during an opening reception from 6-8pm, on five artists who have mastered their materials. They work in fiber, ceramics, painting, sheet metal, or steel, and each artist tells a story, evokes a time and place, or makes an idea tangible. The artists are Barbara Wilson (painting), Mark Horiuchi (ceramics), Don MacLane (kinetic sculpture), Shane Miller, (photoetched assemblage), and Caroline Cooley Browne (textiles). On March 5 from 1-3pm Barbara Wilson will demonstrate painting with the IPad. Shown at the right: Barbara Wilson, Man on the Ferry.
Blaubak Gallery of Modern Art, 168 Lake Street South in Kirkland, features a spring exhibit featuring the work of eight artists including Margot Bird’s contemporary paintings in a reception from 6-9pm. The show runs through March 28. Shown at the left: Purple Triangles by Margot Bird.
Laurie Potter’s new acrylic on panel, and pastel, paintings will be featured in a show called “Viewpoint” at Honey Salon , 310 W. Holly in Bellingham, through March 31. The opening reception is from 6-9pm.
“Curt Labitzke: Expressions, New Prints and Paintings” opens at The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way on Bainbridge Island, in a reception from 6-8pm. The show runs through March 31.
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.
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 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.
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.
The Arts 2010 Juried Artist series continues with “Remembrances” featuring Ann Chaikin and Jeanne Levasseur. The public is invited to the opening night celebration at the Allied Arts Gallery, 1418 Cornwall in Downtown Bellingham, at Allied Arts of Whatcom County, during the Bellingham Downtown Art Walk: Friday September 3, from 6pm to 10pm. There will be an exhibit walk-thru with the artists from 6pm to 7pm on opening night.
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow, opens for the Bainbridge Art Walk from 6-8pm with “Timeless: Nature in Black and White,” six photographers who use the power of black and white. Also showing are“Reid Osaki: New Ceramics” and “Nature On Paper: Elizabeth Smith and Fumiko Kimura.” Shown at the left: Colleen Meachan, Oahu Sunrise.
Blue Horse Gallery, 301 W. Holly Street in Bellingham, opens from 6-10pm during the First Friday Downtown Bellingham Art Walk with an introduction to new gallery artists Neal Philpott, Jessica Kasparian, Lorraine Duncan, Nancy Emeral Haygeman, Sandra Taylor, and Brian Major. The opening reception will also celebrate the new gallery ownership. Shown: Neal Philpott, Over The Edge.
The newly-expanded Gasworks Gallery, 3815 4th Ave NE in Seattle, is sponsoring a First Friday and open studio event and paint dancing from 8-10pm. The gallery is known for its food drives for Northwest Harvest and was featured on King TV Channel 5 delivering 90 pounds of potatoes.
Scott-Milo Gallery, 1910 Cedar Springs Lane in Anacortes, opens for the Anacortes Art Walk from 6-9pm with new acrylics by Jennifer Bowman. Also showing are watercolors from Jack Dorsey, watercolors by April Nelson, acrylics by Jed Dorsey and paintings on stone by Ken Wachtveitl. During the opening, Bowman will have a painting demonstration. Shown: Poppies in Harmony by Jennifer Bowman.
The Island Gallery, is having a grand opening celebration during the Bainbridge Art Walk at their new location at 400 Winslow Way East #120. The new gallery is at the corner of Winslow Way and Ericksen across from the Town & Country Market. Ranger and the Re-Arrangers will entertain. Shown at the right and installed outside the gallery: Tangerine Blade by James Kelsey.
Debra Van Tuinen, owner of Van Tuinen Art , 1801 West Bay Drive NW in Olympia, is hosting September Wine and Art Friday from 4-6pm. She will display and explain the process of encaustic while working on new pieces, and provide wine for all. Call 360.359.2601 to tell her you’re coming!
Waterworks Gallery, located in Friday Harbor at 315 Argyle Street, celebrates 25 years in business with a special exhibition of the work abstract paintings by Caroline James. After completing her MFA at the University of Saskatchewan, James was nominated for both the Governor General’s Medal For Excellence in Thesis Work, as well as the University of Saskatchewan Graduate Thesis Award for Fine Arts and Humanities and subsequently won further recognition in her field as the recipient of the latter award. The exhibition will be up through September 14, and the gallery is hosting an informal reception to meet the artist from 5-8pm. Shown at the left: Hornby Island Landscape: Snow on the Beach.