Posts Tagged ‘Friday Harbor galleries’

Elemental Landscapes Opens Today at Waterworks 4-7PM

waterworksWaterworks 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.

Holiday Show at Waterworks Gallery in Friday Harbor

waterworks“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.

Tom Small Sculptures at Waterworks in Friday Harbor

waterWaterworks 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

Catherine Eaton Skinner’s Vestiges at Waterworks

waterCurrently 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.

Magnificent Landscapes from Tim Schumm at the Waterworks Gallery in Friday Harbor Through August 30

waterShowing 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.

Wearable Art and Jewelry at Waterworks Through July 31

waterwA 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

Horses Galore at Waterworks Gallery in Friday Harbor

waterIf you love the art of the horse, this is the show for you. Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, presents “Horses,” featuring works by artists and equestrians Jaime Ellsworth and Barbara Duzan.  On view through August 1, the show opens July 11 in a reception for the artists from 4:30-7:30pm which both artists will attend.

Waterworks Gallery Opens Melinda Hannigan Show June 6

jpegWaterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, showcases Melinda Hannigan’s “Boxing the Compass” through June 27. The partial plimsoll marker, the depth lines and the pock-marked hulls–all these marks are the icons Melinda translates into paintings–some real and some created. These are the marks translated from the freighters, tankers and tugs of the working maritime world. The reception for the show is on Saturday, June 6 from 4:30-7:30pm. Shown: American President Line: President Kennedy.

San Juan Island Artists’ Tour this Weekend June 6 and 7

Take the ferry to Friday Harbor this weekend to see the 24th Annual San Juan Island Artists’ Tour. The tour takes place on Saturday and Sunday fro 10am to 5pm. If you need to contact someone about the tour, you can call 360.378.7110, email or go to their website at A free, self-guided tour, hundreds of people attend this event every year. In hidden drives and private workshops, artists on San Juan Island ask that you join them in celebrating the anniversary of the San Juan Island Artists’ Studio tour. With a mixture of prints, paintings, ceramics, glass, jewelry, photography, sculpture, and fiber, the professional artists open their doors and welcome the public to see where art is created and explain their processes. Maps and brochures are available at and at many businesses in Friday Harbor.

Anelecia Hannah Brooks talks at Waterworks Gallery May 23

waterwWaterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, is hosting a talk by Anelecia Hannah Brooks on May 23 at 1pm. Brooks will talk about  her paintings the inspiration, the technique and answer questions about her work. Her quiet paintings of everyday objects reflect the passage of time… the used piece of soap, the crumbled up ticket and the stuffed animals. Shown: Fortune.

Debbie Daniels in pop up show at Waterworks Gallery in Friday Harbor through May 2 with reception today 4:30-7:30pm

waterworksThis SaturdayWaterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, is hosting its first pop up show of the season, Debbie Daniels. You ask what is a pop up show ? Well, it’s a show that’s hung for a very limited time. The gallery’s hosting a reception to meet Debbie and see this recent collection of oil paintings in a reception April 25 from 4:30-7:30pm. d time.  This means if you want to see this show, visit the gallery this Saturday thru next Saturday, May 2.Shown: Westcott Bay Oysters.

Waterworks Annual Holiday Show–Think Red

waterWaterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, wants you to “Think Red” for the holidays. On view through January 4 are paintings, sculpture and glass as well as unique artisan jewelry-silver, gold, beads, glass, rubber and resin. The opening reception, with many gallery artists in attendance, is November 29 from 4:30-7:30pm.

Stephen McMillan’s etchings at Waterworks Gallery

waterWaterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, is showing “The Natural World of Stephen McMillan” through October 29. His aquatint etchings are inspired and sustained by the natural world. Whether it’s a bike ride in the Bellingham area countryside, or a week-long backpacking trip in the high Sierra, he is renewed and invigorated by being in and moving through landscape. It is this sense of renewal that he seeks to share with others through his art. Shown: Misty Morning.

Farmlands showing at Waterworks in Friday Harbor

waterOn view through September 28 at Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle St. in Friday Harbor, is “Farmlands.” The show features works by Art Hansen and David Ridgway. Shown: White Barn by Art Hansen.

A selection of shows opening around the Sound August 9

10x10x10xTieton,” a  juried exhibition of art, craft, photo, video, sculpture, and more, takes place in a  great big warehouse at 608 Wisconsin Avenue in Tieton, and features almost 134 pieces of small art selected by 2014 juror Vicki Halper. This year’s show features work from The Yakima Valley, the Pacific Northwest, and all around the country. The show runs through October 11.



The “Castle” in Georgetown at 6420 Carleton Ave. in Seattle, opens from 6-9m with an exhibition featuring local and national artists. Amy Pleasant is one of the featured artists with a series of paintings depicting her family in transition when her husband was sent to Iraq.



coleCole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue S. in Edmonds, presents a new show of small works by Michele Usibelli’s on view through August 31. The artist reception is from 6:30-8:30pm. Also, a painting demo by Joe MacKechnie is scheduled from 11am-1pm. Shown at the right: Bakery Bouchon by Michele Usibelli.



gal9Gallery 9, 60 First Street in Friday Harbor, opens from 4-7pm with a reception for Nancy Maron’s original acrylic paintings in a show called “Island Scenes.” One of the pieces in the show is at the left.



A group show is on view at Gallery Cygnus, 109 Commercial in La Conner, includes new work by Allen Moe and Maggie Wilder.  Also included are landscape photographs by Mary Randlett, bronze sculpture by Ed Nordin, and sculpture by Clayton James. The show continues through September 28.



mainframe“Northwest Lights” opens at the Mainframe, 3400 Harbor Ave SW #105, in a reception for the artists  from 6-9pm. The show features paintings by Kelly Johnston and Edna Crews and will  run through August 30.



waterWaterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, invites all to a reception from 4-7pm for “PATTERNS.” The show features Tom Rierden’s paintings, Cathy Schoenberg’s paintings and Robin and John Gumaelius’ sculpture. Meet Tom, Cathy, Robin & John at the reception, and earn what inspires their works and enjoy a glass of Proseco.