Posts Tagged ‘Friday Harbor galleries’
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, features “The Amazing Holiday Show” through until December 31 featuring favorite gallery artists such as Georgia Gerber, Elizabeth Bruno, Noah Kreigsman, Nichole Dement, Tom Rierdan, Robin & John Gumaelius and Amanda Richardson.
October 5 Port Townsend Gallery Walk marks the two year anniversary of the Max Grover Gallery, 630 Water Street, and Sideshow Variety. The gallery will celebrate with new paintings by painter/illustrator Jesse Joshua Watson who lives in Port Townsend with his wife and sons and paints imagery that captures his imagination at the time.
“Wax On, Wax Off” opens at Simon Mace Gallery, 236 Taylor Street in Port Townsend during the Port Townsend Art Walk from. 5:30-8pm. Wax-loving artists, Jeane Myers and Lisa Kaser came together in a show with some interesting creations. Myers is a self-taught, intuitive painter. Through experimentation Jeane has developed her techniques. Considering the limited palette–just five colors–she achieves a startling array of color variations. Kaser, Portland sculptor and painter, works with fiber, textiles and found objects. Using dried avocado and orange skins, oak galls, oyster and egg shells, and her own recycled felts, they’re held together with wax and armatures of salvaged street-sweeper tines. The show runs through October 29.
Smith & Vallee Gallery , 5742 Gilkey Avenue in Edison, presents an exhibition of new paintings by Edison local Todd Horton. With this new body of work Horton challenges traditional concepts of painting and pushes the physicality of the media. His work involves landscape, wildlife, mystery, and chance sometimes all in the same composition. The artist’s reception is from 5-8pm.
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle in Friday Harbor opens “Elemental Senses,” an exploration in painting & sculpture by two San Juan Island based artists, Dana Roberts and Matthew Gray Palmer. Roberts, a painter in her early 60′s, believes that painting is a conversation, a talking with the unknown. Dana paints shapes colors and patterns which shift and jump off the canvas. Palmer, a self taught artist since the age of 6, believes in the wonders of the exploring matter/energy and transformations. Matthew’s unique perspective and vision allow his sculptures to appear organically grown, adding the juxtaposition of time and space. The reception for the artists is from 4-7pm.
Tom Small’s stone, wood and glass sculptures and the abstract landscapes of Randall David Tipton open in a reception from 4—7pm on August 24 at the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor. Small’s recent sculptures worked in cast glass, basalt or wood convey the tactile nature of sculpture while Randall’s landscapes portray his love of the land of the coastline, mountains and woodlands. The shows run through September 14
“The Hulls of Rust”, oil paintings in the maritime world by Melinda Hannigan, is on view at the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Street in Friday Harbor, through August 10. Taking her inspiration from working maritime ships, Hanningan creates an abstraction rooted in the realities of steel rust and water. Shown: Great Land, Cook Inlet Ice Action.
Special Two Day Jewelry Show at Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle in Friday & Saturday, July 5 & 6, 11 Am – 3 PM featuring Diane Coe [Friday Harbor], Micki Lippe [Seattle] and Jan Marie Tognela [Victoria]. Discover unique jewelry that is beaded, bound, fused, oxidized& heated by these artists in their small workshops. In addition to the featured jewelers, the gallery shows the work of Tana Acton, jewelry of Peggy Hunt, Kate Keating, Judy Morgan and Caroline Viene.
WaterWorks Gallery, 315 Argyle in Friday Harbor, presents “The Dog Show: Loving Our 4-Legged Friends,” an exhibit featuring the oil paintings of Jamie Ellsworth and the bronze & mixed media sculptures of Barbara Duzan. Both artists, multiple dog owners themselves, convey the love of their canine friends with unique styles. The opening reception is June 22 from 4-7pm. At 2 pm, both artists will walk through their works, sharing the inspirations behind and the process. The show runs through July 13.
Surely you’ve heard about the II-5 Bridge collapsing over the Skagit River. You can still drive north from Seattle, or south from Bellingham and BC. The driving alternatives are all posted via the following websites: Visit San Juans – Getting here and WA Dept of Transportation
Farmer’s daughter Leslie Cain interprets the Northwest landscape in a new way–using pastels on gessoed board. On view through June 3, her work encompasses the land and waters of the San Juans to the fertile valleys of the Eastern Washington. A reception for the artist is on May 18 from 4-7pm at Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Street in Friday Harbor. Shown: Trail to English Camp
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, is currently featuring works by Kathe Fraga, David Ridgway and Elizabeth Bruno. Fraga inspires memories of old Parisian wall papers presented as contemporary frescoed paintings with resin surfaces while Ridgway’s world includes houses, shed, and barns of the Skagit Valley and the San Juan Island. Bruno’s oil on panel paintings present a modern context for her old fashioned fairy tale imagery. Shown at the right by Kathe Fraga.
A special group show is in the works for Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Street in Friday Harbor through February 18. On view are works by Jaime Ellsworth, Melinda Hannigan, Danielle Dean Palmer and Catherine Skinner, with jewelry by Dianne Coe, Tana Acton, and Peggy Hunt. Shown: Jamie Ellsworth, Be Mine.
NonStop Clay’s 2012 Winter Holiday Ceramic Art Sale, Columbia Winery, 14030 NE 145th. Street in Woodinville. Opening reception November 23 from 4-7pm. Juried exhibit of ceramic work of 35 regional clay artists for sale Thanksgiving weekend at Woodinville’s Columbia Winery. The show features a range of styles and technique including functional and sculptural work. A superb chance to meet and talk with ceramic artists and find unique one of kind ceramics.
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle, opens the holiday show, “Twelve Artists in the 12th Month ,” on Saturday, November 24 and runs until December 31. This show features recent work in painting, glass, ceramic and stone by gallery artists including Abi Spring, Amanda Richardson, Cathy Schoenberg, Dana Roberts, Elizabeth Bruno, Jaime Ellsworth, Joan Stuart Ross,Kathryn Trigg, Leslie Cain, Michael Dickter, Melinda Hannigan, R & J Gumaelius, Randall Tipton, Tom Rierden & Tom Small and introducing Danielle Dean Palmer. Shown at the left by Jamie Ellsworth.
Childhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W. in Olympia, is holding a special Thanksgiving weekend celebration to introduce their group holiday show. On view through December 31, the show’s reception is on November 25 from 12 – 5pm. Sown at the right by Don Tiller.
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Street in Friday Harbor, opens their newest show, “Mixed Elements” in a reception September 8 from 2-5pm. The show, which runs through September 29, includes works by Michael Dickter and Caroline James. Dickter will give a talk at before the opening at 11am at the gallery. Shown: Twilight Egret by Michael Dickter.
Artisans on Taylor, 911 Water Street in Port Townsend, opens “Conversation Pieces,” mixed media figurative paintings by Christopher Mathie, in a reception August 4 from 6-8pm during the Port Townsend Art Walk.
Brackenwood Gallery, 302 First Street in Langley, presents Pete Jordan as the featured artist for the month of August. Jordan is a well-known Whidbey Island artist whose paintings are indicative of this place. This show will feature both island landscapes and paintings of appealing objects the artist has accumulated over the years. A reception for the artis is from 5-7pm. Shown at the right: Moonset Deer Lagoon, Pete Jordan.
Through September 7, Patricia Cameron Gallery, 234 Dexter Avenue N. is featuring colorful new paintings by Seattle artist and Gage Academy art instructor Julia Ricketts along with large scale charcoal drawings by Hawaii artist/educator Linda Kane. Shown at the left: Joie de Vivre by Julia Ricketts.
Opening from 5-8pm at the Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Avenue in Edison, is “Mashcans,” a collection of smashed objects such as cans or buckets, found by Paul Havas on the side of the road while painting en plein air. Although a divergence from his popular landscapes, the "mashcans" share the artist’s very distinct palate. He has had numerous exhibitions in his career and his paintings are featured in the permanent collections of the Museum of Northwest Art, Tacoma Art Museum, and Whatcom Museum.
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Street in Friday Harbor, introduces “World of Wonder and Delight” in a reception from 2-5pm. Featured in the exhibit are Jaime Ellsworth’s oils and mixed media sculpture by Robin and John Gumaelius. An artist talk by Robin and John Gumselius will take place at 11am. Shown at the right: Pet the Dog by Jaime Ellsworth.
Waterworks Gallery, located at 315 Argyle Street in beautiful Friday Harbor, invites all to an artist talk on June 16 at 11am by Dominik Modlinski. Meet Tim Schumm and Dominik Modlinski in a reception from 2-5pm as the gallery introduces their exhibition “Landscape Perspectives.” Shown: Tim Schumm’s Windbent.
“On The Surface,” an exhibit featuring work by Kathryn Trigg, Joan Stuart Ross and Abi Spring, at Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle in Friday Harbor, will be on view from May 19 through June 9. A reception at 11am on May 19 introduces Abi Spring who will talk about the work she creates in Kiln formed glass. Another reception on June 3 at 1pm will feature talks by Kathryn Trigg and Joan Stuart Ross. Shown: Kiln formed glass by Abi Spring.
A “Celebration of Spring” showcases a collection of small floral wall hangings by Amanda Richardson and blown and sculpted glass by Jeremy Newman & Allison Ciancibelli of Twisp River Glass at the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle in Friday Harbor. The show runs from April 21 through May 12. On Saturday, April 21 at an11 am artists’ reception, Jeremy and Allison will discuss their blown-glass works at the gallery. Shown: Forgotten Bales.