Posts Tagged ‘Olympia art galleries’

Watercolors Show on View at Childhood’s End in Olympia

childWatercolors by Beverly Fotheringham and Julie Creighton are on view through July 9 at Childhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W. in Olympia.

Childhood’s End Gallery in Olympia Celebrates 45 Years

childChildhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W. in Olympia, celebrates 45 years during the Olympia Arts Walk on October 7 from 5-10pm and Saturday, October 8 from 12-5pm with their new show, “Small Works.”

Waiting for High Tide at Childhood’s End Gallery in Olympia

childhoodChildhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W in Olympia, opens “Waiting for High Tide,” featuring papercuts and furniture inspired by the Salish Sea according to artists Nikki McClure and Jay T. Scott. Also showing are Colleen Cotey’s wire sculptures.  Receptions for the show take place during the Olympia Arts Walk on April 22 from 5-10pm and on April 23 from 12-5pm. Live music will entertain at both events. Nikki McClure has scheduled and artist talk and book signing at the gallery on May 6 from 7-8pm.

Four-Man Group Show Through April 17 at Childhood’s End

childhoodChildhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W. in Olympia continues their group show through April 17. Featured are works by Tom Anderson (mixed media), Christine Burris (ceramic bells), Christopher Mathie (mixed media), and Rabun Thompson (ceramic totems).

Imagining It Gone at Childhood’s End Gallery in Olympia

childhoodsAnn Vandervelde, Lin McJunkin, Milo White and Anne McDuffie collaborate in “Imagining It Gone,” an exhibition of acrylics, glass, steel and poetry at the Childhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W. in Olympia. The show runs from January 15 through February 28. Shown: A Story of Ice by Ann Vandervelde.

Group Exhibit at Childhood’s End in Olympia through Sept 25

childhoodOn view through September 26 at the Childhood’s End Gallery, 222 W. 4th Avenue W. in Olympia, is a group exhibit. The featured artists are Barbara Noonan’s pastels, J. Nelson’s marquetry mirrors, Chris Maynard’s feather art and Yoshiko Yamamoto’s block prints. Shown: by Barbara Noonan.

Linoleum Block Prints Showing at Childhood’s End

childhoodThe Childhood’s End Gallery, 222  Fourth Avenue W. in Olympia, is currently showing “Linoleum Block Prints,” featuring works by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto. The show runs through July 31.

Group show through May 31 at Childhood’s End in Olympia

childhoodOn view through May 31 at Childhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W in Olympia, is Duncan Green’s photography, Marie Hassett’s  mixed media fiber, Carla Paine’s oil paintings, Don Sprague’s ceramics and Xiaogang Zhu’s gouache & oil paintings.

Tom Anderson at Childhood’s End in Olympia

childhoodChildhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W. in Olympia, is showing, “Random Acts of Art,” a show featuring  the work of Tom Anderson, through February 28.  The well-known artist exhibits regularly, and his work can be found in over 900 public and private collections including the Oregon Arts Commission, the Washington Arts Commission, Delta Airlines, the City of Olympia, Hewlett Packard, US Bank, Providence St. Peter Hospital as well as several important private collections.

Holiday exhibit through December 31 at Childhood’s End

childhoodChildhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W in Olympia, is showcasing a group of artists for the holidays through December 31. A special reception is scheduled for November 30 from 12-5pm.

First Friday openings around Puget Sound

The following shows would normally open on First Friday as opposed to the previous ones we posted which are opening on Friday instead of First Thursday because of the Seahawks game.


bluewholeBlue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington Street in Sequim, opens from 5-8pm with featured artists of the month, veteran painter Lynne Armstrong and gourd artist Debbie Cain. The award-winning artists capture the glory of nature and the fulfillment of the harvest. Shown at the left: Oil Portrait of  Wolf by Debbie Cain.



childhoodChildhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W. in Olympia, opens from 5-7pm with a reception for artists Judith G. Smith and Marianne Partlow. Shown at the right by Marianne Partlow.



Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, is having a special “Artist Donation” exhibit this month, wherein all the artists have agreed to donate 10% of the sales of their works to the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. The reception is from 6-8pm.



scottScott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. in Anacortes,  presents a new collection of Northwest watercolors and etchings by Elizabeth Ockwell.  Ockwell has used watercolor, pen and pencil to create intricate regional landscapes and seascapes of our area.  She also presents a collection of her etchings.  Also showing are oils by Keith Sorenson and Donna Nevitt Radtke, watercolors and acrylics by Christine Camilleri and pastels by Laurie Potter. The opening reception is from 6-9pm. Shown at the left: Bellingham Channel (detail) by Elizabeth Ockwell.

Greg Caudell’s paintings showing at Art House in Olympia

arthouseCurrently showing at Art House Designs,  420-B Franklin St. SE in Olympia, are works by Greg Caudell.  The widely shown and collected northwest artist is the recipient of many awards including  the 2012 Artist Choice Award, Scotchman’s Peak Plein Air Paint Out. Shown: Lilliwaup, oil on museum-wrapped canvas, 24˝ × 24˝

The art of the hand-pulled print opens at Childhood’s End

childhood“Printmakers: the art of the hand-pulled print” is showing at Childhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W. in Olympia. Featured are monotypes by Susan Aurand, silkscreens by Sherry Buckner, woodblocks by Kristen Etmund, aquatints by Stephen McMillan, etchings by Lisa Sweet, linoleum blocks by Mimi Williams and Yoshiko Yamamoto’s linoleum blocks. Live music by the Gypsy Jazz Trio  will be provided during the Friday night art walk on April 26 from 6-9pm.

Calendar events through November 25

November 23-25

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.


November 24

water 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.


November 25


childhood 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.

First Friday Puget Sound new show openings

Allied Arts of Whatcom County, 1418 Cornwall in Bellingham, opens from 6-90pm with “Allied Arts Juried Artist Series: Our World in Four Cameras.”



bainbridge Bainbridge Arts and Crafts , 151 Winslow Way E., introduces a new show  called “Picnic,” showcasing the work of  artists who recall details of memorable picnics. The show opens from 6-8pm. Showing concurrently is “Morgan Brig: The Whole Conundrum,” where Morgan tackles the profound questions of life with a sense of humor. Shown at the left: Sally Robison, Island Picnic.




Childhood’s End Gallery, 222 4th. Avenue W. in Olympia, showcases the mixed media paintings of Christopher Mathie and Chuck Gumpert  through August 27.


Honey Salon, 310 W. Holly in Bellingham, is showing the abstract expressionist series of work of Kathryn Hackney through August 1. The opening reception is 6-9pm.


Ornamental Arts Gallery, 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. in Marysville, opens from 4-7pm with live Celtic music provided by Campbell Road as they introduce a show featuring Dianna Shyne, Acrylic Painter, and Elijah Burnett, Blacksmith. Dianna Shyne shows nationally and internationally, teaches, and works actively as an art show juror. Travels through Southwest China inspired her series of paintings depicting the countryside and people of that region.  Elijah Burnett creates ornamental ironwork using traditional blacksmith methods.


Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, features Neal Philpott in a solo exhibition opening in an artist reception from 6-8pm.


theisland The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, showcases  “A Fashion Artwalk” in a reception from 5:30-8pm which features Bainbridge Island’s Julie Duke Band. Artists include David, Sandra Holzman, and Chrzaszcz;  also on view is the work of Janet Essa, Carol Lee Shanks and Odd Numbers. Shown from left to right in the image at the left: Petit Cocoon, Sandra Holzman; Kurta with Selandang, David; Flower Brooch, Janet Essa; Crinkle Silk – Three Pieces, Carol Lee Shanks; Linen Gauze Vest, Chrzaszcz.