Posts Tagged ‘Friday Harbor galleries’
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.
Opening in a reception from 5-8pm on November 26 is the Annual Holiday Show at Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Street in Friday Harbor. On view are small format paintings from 8 x 10 to 16 x 20 which portray some well know island landscapes by painters David Ridgway, Lisa Gilley , and Richard See. Also showing are works by jewelers Tana Acton, Lexi Bec, Dianne Coe, Rente Crowe, Stella Joh, Peggy Hunt, James Minson and Kathleen Faulkner. Jewelry artist Micki Lippe will will make a special appearance at the gallery on November 26 from 1-4pm. On December 8 from 1-4pm Dianne Coe will show how she uses beads in her work. Silversmith Kathleen Faulkner will be at the gallery on December 17 from 1-4pm. Shown: Tana Acton, Gold and Silver wave bracelets with beads.
Arctic Raven Gallery, 130 South First Street in Friday Harbor, opens their seventh annual holiday art and gift show, on Friday, November 25, at 10AM, with a Hot Cider Reception from 4 – 7 at the gallery. The show, “First Snow Annual Holiday Show,” will continue through to New Years Day. Gallery owner Lee Brooks traveled over 2,000 miles to Saint Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea literally while the first snow was falling and returned with fossilized whalebone, baleen and walrus ivory sculpture and jewelry from the Siberian Yup’ik’s finest carvers whose work debuts at this year’s show.
As part of the Artstock fifth annual San Juan Island fall festival, Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle in Friday Harbor, is featuring “Boulders, Stones and So Much More” featuring recent stone sculpture by Tom Small. Included in the show are paintings and glass that prominently depict stone, boulders and more by gallery artists Catherine Eaton Skinner, Jeremy Newman and Allison Ciancibelli. An artists’ reception takes place October 1 from 4-7pm and an artist talk is scheduled for Sunday, October 2 at 2pm. Shown Starseat by Tom Small.
Brackenwood Gallery, 302 First Street in Langley, is featuring Anne Belov and Cheryl Kamera in a new show opening September 3 from 5-7pm. Belov, a masterful painter and printmaker and Cheryl Kamera, a seasoned textile artist will blend their two mediums to produce color, texture and patterns. The show runs through September 26. Shown at the right: No Better Than They Should Be, Anne Belov.
Cole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue S. in Edmonds, introduces Lorna Libert and Charles Fiedman to the gallery in dual exhibits on view through September 30. Former New Yorker Libert’s work was described by the N. Y. Times as “Light-drenched thick strokes of pigment swirl about as if driven by a roaring gale…” Fiedman’s blown glass exhibit is called “Shilshole Seashells.” A reception for the artists will be September 17 from 6:30-8:30PM. Shown at the left, Eddie’s Skiff, Lorna Libert.
Cullom Gallery, 603 S. Main Street in Seattle is showcasing “Cutting Edge: Contemporary Paper Cuts by Ryohei Tanaka and Qiao Xiaoguang” in an exhibit on view through October 15. An opening reception is September 3 from 4-7pm. Paper cuts by Japanese artist Ryohei Tanaka and Chinese artist Qiao Xiaoguang give a picture of the external and internal experience of life in contemporary Tokyo and Beijing, one colored by the rapid pace of urban life, international influence, modern anxieties, and environmental problems, as well as age-old cultural references, preferences, and mythologies. Shown at the right: Ryohei Tanaka, The Myth.
On view through September 30 at Plasteel Frames Gallery, 3300 1st. Avenue S., Suite 400 in Seattle, is “Expeditionary Art: Paintings from the Pacific and Polar Regions,” work by Maria Coryell-Martin. The reception for the artist is from 5-7pm. Shown at the left: by Maria Coryell-Martin.
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Street in Friday Harbor, invites all to a reception for Tom Rierden and Sue Roberts on September 3 from 4-7pm. Tom Rierden’s paintings and Sue Roberts’ ceramic sculptures are on view at the gallery through September 24. Roberts will give a talk about her work on Thursday, September 15 at 7pm. Shown at the right: Tom Rierden, Deere on a Grid.
Opening from 7-10pm at Art/Not Terminal, 2045 Westlake Avenue in Seattle, is “Environs,” work by 12 artists who explore everyday spaces. Curated by Pun(c)tuation , the exhibit is on view through August 31.
The work of Pacific Northwest artist, Michael Lanka, is showing at the ART PORT TOWNSEND/ EXPRESSIONS NORTHWEST, a juried art exhibition sponsored by the Northwind Arts Alliance and Port Townsend Arts for thirteen years. For further information, visit the website: www.artporttownsend.org OR www.northwindarts.org. The exhibition is on view through August 28. The well-known founder of the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle, Gary Faigin selected 86 pieces from 372 entries. Shown at the right: Sudden Squall.
The August show at Brackenwood Gallery, 302 First Street in Langley on Whidbey Island, features sculptor Sharon Spencer and photographer Skip Smith. Sharon has been in the sculpting world for 36 years, carving and shaping stone then transforming stone sculptures into bronze. Spencer also works with mixed media, creating stick “nests” or abstract paper forms. Brackenwood will host an Artists’ Reception August 6 from 5-7PM. The exhibit continues through August 29.
Cole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue in Edmonds, introduces pastel artist Sandy Byers in an exhibition on view from August 6 – September 5. A native Washingtonian, Sandy brings her perspective to scenes from the Northwest. A reception for the artist will be on August 20 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Shown at the right: Symphony of Swans.
Opening at Local Color, 1606 Pike Place in Seattle, is a group show featuring Rebecca Koehler, Kevin Rowan Darras, Janine Graf, Marilyn Carr and Elissa Stern. The gallery validates tickets in the Public Market garage at 1531 Western. A reception for the artists is from 6-8pm. Shown at the left by Rebecca Koehler.
NW Encaustic, 7150 44th. Avenue SW, presents new artwork by Nichole DeMent and Stephen Rock through September 30. A reception for the artists will take place August 11 from 6-9pm. DeMent is a photographic-based mixed media encaustic artist, curator and educator. Rock presents his reclaimed materials wall sculptures shown recently at SAM Gallery, with new smaller works.
The August exhibition at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Avenue in Edison, is a group show called “Flora/Fauna.” Artists include: Shelley Muzylowski Allen, Carol Berry, Paul Brower, David Eisenhour, Kathryn Glowen, Karen Hackenberg, Todd Horton, Kat Houseman, Peregrine O’Gormley, Ann Reid, Jasmine Valandani, Andrew Vallee. On view through August 28, the show opens from 5-8pm.
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle in Friday Harbor, is featuring the oil paintings of Melinda Hannigan and the ceramic sculpture of Kan Hoy in an exhibit on view through August 27. Both artists evoke different moods while working together to create serenity. Ruth Offen, the owner of the gallery says, “ take a break and join us for a glass of bubbly for the show opening from 4-7pm.” Shown at the right is Going Up by Melinda Hannigan.
The Whidbey Art Gallery, 220 2nd. Street in Langley on Whidbey Island, launches a featured artist program premiering painter Mark Skullerud, during the First Saturday Artwalk from 5-8pm. A selection of the Whidbey artist’s cubist-inspired landscapes will be highlighted in Gallery A of the 2nd Street space.
Insights Gallery, 604 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, features "COHERENCE," paintings from Suzanne Anderson and Nathan Drushinin, blown sculptured glass by Marc Boutte` and turned wooden bowls by Bill Lefeber, from July 9 through August 5.. The debut of guest artist Emily Schultz. Show runs Saturday, July 9 through Friday (Art Walk) August 5, 2011.
Local Color, 1606 Pike Place, opens July 9 from 6-9pm with a group show featuring Jessica Lambert, Stephanie Reilly, Jennifer Hatters and P.J. Andrews. Shown at the right: an interior shot of Local Color.
The San Juan Islands Museum of Art and Sculpture Park, 285 Spring Street in Friday Harbor, is hosting a closing reception of the Steve Harrold exhibition from 4-7pm.