Posts Tagged ‘Friday Harbor galleries’
“Tales from Africa: Work inspired by African Animals,” opens at Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle in Friday Harbor, on June 25 in a reception for the artists from 4-7pm. The world of elephants, lions, tigers, impalas and other animals is seen from the perspective of both traveler and local artist will be on view through July 23. The featured artists from Kenya, Timothy Peter Brooke, Elijah Ooko, Peter Ngugi and John Kamicha, portray the animals of Africa from their perspective as Kenyans. Contemporary African jewelry by Adele Dejak will also be on display. Also featured are local artists Barbara Duzan with her beaded and bronze sculptures and Jaime Ellsworth’s oil paintings. Jaime, renowned for her dog paintings, this time translates elephants, zebras, cheetahs into paintings allowing the viewer to experience the animals firsthand. Shown: Jaime Ellsworth, Travel.
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle in Friday Harbor, is having a reception for Dana Roberts and Matthew Gray Palmer on May 21 from 5-8pm to open their new show at the gallery. Shown: Dana Roberts, oil on canvas, Goodbye Goodbye.
On view this month at the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle in Friday Harbor, are the wood sculptors of Michael De Forest. Michael’s wood sculptures won Best of Show: 3D Award in the juried show at the Anacortes Arts Festival in 2010. The bowl pictured is from his Suture Series: the journey of a wooden bowl from composition to destruction and then recomposing in a different manner.
“Sometimes Things Are Not What They Seem,” Micheal Becker’s first show in the Northwest and at Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Street, opens May 1 and is on view through May 10. The color photographs are based on the artist’s extensive travels around the world. He does minimal digital enhancement, preferring to capture the image’s location sense on site. Michael does manipulate his color for maximum effect. Shown: Craftsman House.
A reception for the artist at the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Street in Friday Harbor, on April 8 from 5-7pm introduces “Pastel Landscapes,” a new show by Walla Walla artist Leslie Cain. A talk by the artist and demonstration is scheduled for April 9 from 11am-1pm. The show runs through April 23. Shown: Top of the Morning, American Camp.
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle in Friday Harbor, is featuring a special Valentine show fro February 10 – 14 On view is new artisan jewelry by Tana Acton, Lexi Bec, Dianne Coe, Kathleen Faulkner, James Minson and Tina Finneran. Pieces shown by Diane Coe.
The Annual Holiday show at Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Street in Friday Harbor, features artwork by Jaime Ellsworth, Tom Small, Robin & John Gumaelius with contemporary artisan jewelry by Tana Acton, Lexi Bec, Dianne Coe, Kathleen Faulkner,Tina Finneran, Janis Miltenberger & James Minson. A special reception for the artists with holiday cheer takes place on November 27 between 4 and 8pm. Shown: Mare at Rest by Jaime Ellsworth.
Currently on view at the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Street in Friday Harbor, are the textile collages of Amanda Richardson. Textile collages are created using a complicated and labor intensive process which the prices reflect, but Richardson, formerly of San Juan Island but now living in England, is keen to help make them available for American collectors until November 23. Go to the Waterworks Gallery web site to see the collection.
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle St in Friday Harbor, is currently showing the aquatint etchings of Stephen McMillan. The California native’s work has been widely exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the west. Shown: Diablo Lake.
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.
Opening this weekend at Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Street in Friday Harbor, is new work by Michael Dickter. Dickter’s show, running through September 5, includes mixed media paintings. Also on view, and new to the gallery, is the work of glass lamp worker James Minson. Shown: What Have I Given You by Michael Dickter.
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle in Friday Harbor, begins its 25th year with an exhibition featuring the sculpture of Georgia Gerber and the paintings of Anne Belov. Award-winning Belov’s work is featured in many corporate, private and city collections. Gerber is well known in the Western US for her large commission sculptures for public places including Wichita, Kansas (Streetscape), the Mercer Island Library (Between Two Worlds), and her famous sculpture Rachel the Pig at the Pike Place Market in Seattle. Meet the well-known artists at the gallery on July 10 from 4-8pm. Georgia Gerber, Spring Foxes.
“Art Hansen – Celebrating 80 – Solo Show,” opens May 15 at Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle in Friday Harbor and will be shown through June 6. A contemporary American painter, etcher and lithographer, Art Hansen had his first one man exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum in 1952. The same year he received a Pulitzer Prize for his art and the following year he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship which enabled him to complete his education at the Academy in Munich, Germany. Hansen has exhibited in galleries around the United States and his work is in collections of the Bayerische Graphische Sammlugn, Munich; Library of Congress, Washington, DC; University of Oregon, New York Public Library, the Smithsonian and Seattle Art Museum. Shown: Art Hansen, Red Barn.