Posts Tagged ‘Friday Harbor galleries’
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.
Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Avenue in Edison. opens a show of new work by Lisa Gilley in a reception from 5-8pm. The show runs through September 25.
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.
“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.