Posts Tagged ‘Friday Harbor galleries’

Tis The Season at Waterworks Gallery in Friday Harbor

waterWaterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, opens “Tis The Season,” in a reception November 17 from 4-7pm with the artists in attendance. The exhibit showcases unique works for gift giving – jewelry, ornaments, paintings, sculptures and a few oddities to tickle your fancy. The show runs through January 6. Image: Grady Labrador by Georgia Gerber.

Works by Guy Anderson Featured at Waterworks Gallery

water“Fragments,” works by Guy  Anderson [1906-1998] on view at Waterworks Gallery, 315 Arygyle in Friday Harbor. The gallery, in cooperation with Deryl Walls, Executor of the Estate of Guy Anderson are pleased to present a collection of rarely seen works including drawings, woodblocks and paintings. Fragments represents work from many periods in his life, everything from large symbolist paintings to delicate woodblocks and drawings, ultimately showcasing the artist’s works in multiple  and diverse mediums. A member of the Northwest School of art, Guy Anderson was renown for his mythic and symbolic paintings with the human figure the perennial genesis of his timeless and inspired works. Reception for the artist on Friday October 6 from 4-7 pm. Deryl Walls will talk/walk the work on  Saturday, September 16 from  11.30 – 1.30 pm. Shown:

Kappy Trigg and Tom Small Show at Waterworks Gallery Opening September 8

waterWaterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, opens “Surface and Depth” in a reception for the artists on September 8 from 4-7pm.  Kappy Trigg continues her exploration of the medium of monotype as a form of alchemy on paper while Tom Small’s sculptures are inspired by specific locales in the Northwest including the islands, beaches, river, and mountains. This show includes recent drawings, carvings in stone and wood, and glass castings.  Trigg will talk/walk the show  Saturday, September 9 from 11.30 – 1.30 pm. Shown: Eclipse by Kappy Trigg

Catherine Eaton Skinner Opens Show at Waterworks

waterWaterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, opens with a reception for the artist, Friday August 4 from 4-7 pm to introduce Catherine Skinner’s new show, “Silence Without Echo.” The encaustic paintings place us in the shadows, allowing a quiet moment in ever-changing surroundings. This month’s total eclipse, the dissolution then rebirth of sunlight, reminds us that we remain a small part in our world of water, earth, sky and space. There will be an artist talk/walk of the show  Saturday, August 5th  11.30 – 1.30 pm. Image: Still Light IX Release, Encaustic, oil, Moab Entrada paper on panel, 24 x 24 x 2

Crossing Borders Opens at Waterworks in Friday Harbor

July 21 – September 4

waterCROSSING BORDERS, an Invitational jewelry show featuring jewelers from America and Canada opens at Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor. Featured American Jewelers: Maru Almeida, Laurie Hall, Micki Lippe, Suzanne Osborn, Stephanie Tomczak and Myung Urso. Featured Canadian Jewelers: Lydia Buxton, Bridget Catchpole, Suzanne Nairne, Louise Perrone, and Susan Remmant . Each of the invited artist was asked to investigate the concept of a border and crossing a borders while looking at the similarities and differences that occur between people living "across the border".  This show hopes to demonstrate the parallels and contrast between nations and artists. Reception for the artists, Friday July 21 4-7 pm. Artists talk/walk of the show  Saturday, July 22nd 11.30 – 1.30 pm

Barbara Duzan and Jaime Ellsworth at Waterworks Gallery

waterworksOpening in a reception today from 4-7pm is “Birds, Bunnies, Dogs and More…” at the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor. In the animal world of Barbara Duzan and Jaime Ellsworth, the artists draw their inspiration from their unique perspective. Both Barbara and Jaime bring their strength and skill to their medium.

Waterworks Gallery in Friday Harbor Opens Pacific Northwest Parables June 9 Reception from 4–7 PM

waterPacific 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.

San Juan Island Annual Artists’ Studio Tour June 3, 4

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 and at many local businesses in Friday Harbor. Takes place Saturday and Sunday between 10am and 5pm.

Healing Waters Opens Today at Waterworks in Friday Harbor

waterWaterworks 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. Shown: Gentle Tide.

Holiday Show at Waterworks Gallery in Friday Harbor

imageJoin 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.

Waterworks Showcases Elizabeth Bruno & Dana Roberts

waterwOpening 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.

Birds of a Feather Opens at Waterworks in Friday Harbor

workWaterworks 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.

Micki Lippe: Mentoring as ART at Waterworks Gallery

waterMeet 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 Show at Waterworks Gallery

waterworks“Amanda Richardson; Textile Wall Hanging​s” 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.

Debbie Daniels​ and ​Cathy Schoenberg at Waterworks

wwaterOpening 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.