Posts Tagged ‘Friday Harbor galleries’
“Pacific Northwest Parables,” recent oil paintings by married painters Anelecia Hannah Brooks & Charles Philip Brooks debuts in a new selection of works at the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor. Together, the artists’ paintings reverberate with quiet. Each piece reflects the ethereal atmosphere specific to our Pacific Northwest. Anelecia’s paintings focus on single, everyday items and the associations they evoke. Charles paints the sky, sea and land with an awareness of the passing of time and of the transcendental force of the natural world.Reception for the artists on Friday, June 9 from 4 -7 pm. Join Anelecia & Charles for an informal walk/talk as they share insights about their work on Saturday,June 10th from 11.30 – 1.30 pm. Shown: An Hour Rapidly Vanishing by Charles Phillip Brooks.
Take the ferry at Anacortes to Friday Harbor this weekend for the 26th. Annual Artists’ Studio Tour. This year 20 mutually supportive island art studios with over 60 artists have joined together to create the largest weekend event yet. Take the self-guided tour to visit personal studios around the island and watch great art in the making. A free event, the SJI Artists’ Studio Tour showcases individual art studios along with guest artists and musicians amid luscious gardens and breathtaking views. Sign up for a raffle at each studio for a chance at local fine art. Maps and brochures are available online for your convenience at www.sanjuanislandartists.com and at many local businesses in Friday Harbor. Takes place Saturday and Sunday between 10am and 5pm.
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor opens from 4-7pm today with “Healing Waters,” a collection of landscape paintings offering an escape from our busy lives. The artist aspires for her paintings to be visual reminders of our fragile natural environment. Her painting process includes a collaged surface of recycled paper, including regional maps, layered with acrylic glazes. Together these elements build unique textures and atmospheric depth that create a feeling of inspiration. Please join Jennifer for an informal walk/talk as she shares her insights about her work on Saturday, May 6th from 11.30 -1.30 pm. http://www.waterworksgallery.com/shows. Shown: Gentle Tide.
Join the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Arygyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, today between 4 and 6pm for the opening of their Holiday Show. The featured artists are David French, Catherine Eaton Skinner, Joan Stuart Ross, Jaime Ellsworth and David Ridgway for starters. Ongoing through January 4 ,in conjunction with Seattle Metals Guild, is “The Art of the Earring,” juried by Micki Lippe, Virginia Causey & Ruth Offen. In this show, Seattle Metals Guild members explore ear adornment using a variety of traditional and non-traditional materials, from sterling silver, gold and gemstones to repurposed textiles, polymer and steel. Shown: by Jane Adam.
Opening today in a reception from 4-7pm at the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, is a show featuring works by Dana Roberts and Elizabeth Bruno. Bruno, based in the Seattle area, paints stories that gathered over time reflect many periods in the artworld. A bit old fashioned in styling, the work itself makes a contemporary statement with her subject manner – woman at work, birds singing, dogs walking and lots of rabbits. Roberts, based on San Juan Island, describes her work a painted while unconscious. She does not think about what she is painting, but rather just paints her emotions, her thoughts or even the weather. The show runs through October 15. Shown: Sit by Elizabeth Bruno.
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, presents an exhibition of the works of Michael Dickter and Robin & John Gumaelius. Michael paints birds based on his reference observations and studies and places them on backgrounds that are mottled, drawn upon, and troweled. Robin and John Gumaelius ceramic sculptures marry many themes and techniques to tell stories. A reception for the artists is August 6 from 4-7pm. Refreshments will be served. Shown: It Was A Nice Horse, So He Carried It Home by Robin & John Gurnaelius.
Meet the many jewelry artists Micki Lippe has mentored in a celebration July 23 from 1-4pm at the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor. This exhibition speaks well to the roles of mentors and mentee in the artwork. to become a metal-smith, sculptor, writer or teacher, one must learn technique, develop skills, and the practice one’s art form.
“Amanda Richardson; Textile Wall Hangings” opens on July 16 and runs through August 3 at the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Ave. in Friday Harbor. This show’s subject matter is inspired by the beautiful flowers and rocky cliffs from her home in Cornwall, UK. Additionally, it is infused with remembrances of the flowers from the San Juan Islands and her recent travels to Crete and Kazakhstan. The individual pieces are created using custom dyed fabrics, finely cut into varying sizes, placed onto a backing sheet of fabric, and then fused into place.
Opening in a reception today from 4-7 pm at Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, are recent oil paintings by Debbie Daniels and Cathy Schoenberg. Daniels turns her attention inland to reflect the rural scenes of island life. From docile, lazy cows to beloved horses and the fields where they reside, rural island life provides her impetus to paint. Schoenberg, after many years of painting woman at work, woman with their cats and flowers, and woman in repose, is now drawing her inspiration from the natural world of flora and foliage. Her paintings of flowers play with the abstracted aspects of the natural world. The show runs through July 9. Shown: Schoenberg at work.
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, invites the public to a reception this afternoon from 4-7pm to formally open their new exhibition, “Elemental Landscapes.” On view through June 11, the show includes paintings by David Ridgway and glass sculpture created by Jeremy Newman and Allison Ciancibelli. Shown: Argyle Ave Aerial by David Ridgway.
“Wood, Wax, Oil & Silver The Twig went to Market” opens at the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, November 28 in a reception from 4:30 – 7:30 pm. The show runs through January 3.
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, is currently showing sculptures by Tom Small. Deriving his inspirations from organic forms, Tom’s works soar in their spaces and speak in quiet tones. Having worked in stone, wood and cast glass, he allows each particular medium to have a unique presence. Shown: Bakbakwalanooksiwae
Currently showing at Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor is “Vestiges.” The show allows Catherine Eaton to return to subjects that she has not referenced in her encaustic paintings for a some time. Her work often has a depth of layers that enable a work be spiritual as well as pleasant to view. The landscape, our relationship to animals, both domestic and wild and perhaps portraiture, all these images are honored for their collective life force, energy and spirit.
Showing through August 30 at the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, is “The Magnificent Landscape,” Tim Schumm’s new work. Honoring the vastness of scale, Tim’s portrayal of the Northwest landscape is intimate and human in scale. The viewpoints of the rocky shore, the sea at low tide, and the sun glinting off the Douglas fir trees at dawn are the subjects for his brushes and paints. The reception for the show is August 15 from 4:30-7:30pm. Refreshments will be served. Shown: Low Tide.
A special show featuring wearable art and contemporary jewelry, curated by Micki Lippe, is showing at Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, through July 31. Shown: Terri Rau – Lampworked golden glass choker