Posts Tagged ‘photography’
Vecta Photo, 5790 Airport Way S., the only photo studio and gallery in Georgetown, is showcasing Georgetown’s Elizabeth Scallon, in "Space for Thoughts." The exhibition opens during the Art Attack Art Walk on Saturday, July 9, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. with a reception for the artist along with guest curator Amanda Michele Dellinger .
Seattle photographer and author Paul Bannick’s exhibit, “The Owl and the Woodpecker,” is showing at the Burke Museum, located on the University of Washington campus, at the corner of NE 45th St and 17th Ave NE, through August 7. The exhibit shows the most important species of owls and woodpeckers in North America and illustrates how these birds define and enrich the specific habitats on which they depend. Twenty-five large format photographs of owls and woodpeckers in their natural habitat, all taken by Bannick, will be on exhibit. Many of the photographs were taken in the past year and have not been published by Bannick; others are from his book, The Owl and the Woodpecker (Mountaineers Books, 2008). The Burke Museum will also exhibit bird wings and research specimens of owls and woodpeckers from the museum’s ornithology (bird) collection.
Photojournalist Roger Ressmeyer’s photographs of historic human endeavors and the power of nature are on view at the ArtsWest Gallery, 4711 California Avenue SW in Seattle, from January 11 – 30. Running concurrently, Betty Hageman will show her site specific mixed media installation, “Soil Horizons/Personal Horizons.” The artists’ opening reception will be on January 13 at 6pm. Ressmeyer will give a talk on his like and work at 7:30pm. Shown: The End of Totality by Roger Ressmeyer.
The new kid on the block, the Dwyer Gallery, 1518 Western Avenue, one block west of Pike Place Market, debuts with artist/proprietor Franklin Dwyer’s solarized urban photographs. The exhibit runs through December.
Bherd Studios Gallery , 8550 Greenwood Avenue N. is showing, “Inside Out,” the urban contemporary work of Seattle artists: Michelle Anderst, Joe Vollan and Chris Sheridan. Each artist’s work is themed around the inner workings of the mechanical, anatomy and the human soul. Shown: by Joe Vollan. The opening reception is held in conjunction with the Second Friday Monthly Artwalk in Greenwood-Phinney , from 6-10pm, as well as with October’s Arts Crush festival. Bherd Studios Gallery is also curating a show across the street from the gallery at the Gainsbourg Restaurant. Featured is the work of Portland photographer, Lloyd Kimeldorf.
Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 Fifth Avenue NE in Seattle, is featuring Picasso vintage poster, museum posters from the 1980’s and reproductions of Picasso’s work in conjunction the the Picasso Show at the Seattle Art Museum, on view from October 8 through January 17. Shown at the right: Picasso’s poster for the Seibu Department Stores L’Atelier Mourlot.
Alfonse Borysewicz and Anne Hirondelle will share the main space at Francine Seders Gallery, 6701 Greenwood Avenue North, in October. A reception for the artists will be on October 10 from 2-4pm. Borysewicz, who will be at the gallery on October 12 at 7pm, has been featured in solo exhibitions at St. Francis College in Brooklyn (2008), The Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York (2008), and The Oratory Church of St. Boniface in Brooklyn (2009). Hirondelle’s recent work falls into three categories—Re:Forms, Extrapolations, and Re:Coils. The Re:Forms bring more openness and complexity to the deconstructed bowl form that Hirondelle first used in the 2008/09 Remember series. Hirondelle was the 2009 recipient of the Yvonne Twining Humber Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement, and her work was recently included in Show of Hands: Northwest Women Artists 1890-2010 at the Whatcom Museum in Bellingham (2010). Shown: re form 10 red by Anne Hirondelle.
Photographic Center NW, 900 12th Ave is showcasing a diverse range of work by their faculty in “Picture Us,” on view through November 24. An artists’ reception is scheduled for October 15 from 6-9pm with faculty lectures on November 19 at 7pm. Shown at the right: Jeppa’s Belly National Park by Erin Shafkind.
Vermillion Gallery, 1508 11th. Avenue, has a group show , “Photo Alchemy,” on view through October 23 featuring Daniel Carrillo, Daniel Hawkins, Ted Grudowski, Larry Larson, Bailey Russel and Erin Shafkind.
Ver(a)rt Gallery at the Vera Project (Warren Ave. N. & Republican) is featuring “D.I.S.T.A.N.C.E ,“ through October 31, with selected artists Bo Choi and Hye Young Kim, and supporting artists including Elizabeth Dean and Ross James. Choi’s MFA exhibition was at The Henry Art Gallery , and she held a residency at Kulturprojekte, Berlin, Germany in 2008. Kim has exhibited her work in Davis, St. Louis, Berlin and Seoul. The opening reception is from 6-9pm.
“Photo Alchemy,” a group show featuring Daniel Carrillo, Daniel Hawkins, Ted Grudowski, Larry Larson, Bailey Russel & Erin Shafkind, opens tonight from 6-9pm at Vermillion, 1508 11th. Avenue in Seattle. Shown: by Erin Shafkind. The show runs through October 23.
Opening at the Seattle Art Museum on September 4 and continuing through February 13, is “Amy Blakemore: Photographs 1988-2008.” Ranging from black-and white street photographs from the late 1980s to recent portraits and landscapes, the exhibition brings together nearly 40 photographs in a twenty-year survey of the Houston, Texas-based artist’s work.
On view at the Henry Art Gallery, through November 28, are the contemporary works from Henry benefactors, Joseph and Elaine Monsen, collectors of photography for over 40 years. The Monsen’s curatorial advisor, Michael Van Horn, presents a selection of contemporary art from the holdings which focuses on the current trend toward abstraction in photography, contrasting that with the figure. Featured artists include Walead Beshty, Eileen Quinlan, Torbjørn Rødland, James Welling, and others. Shown: James Welling. Torso 1 (from the Torso series).
For the first time, the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, on the northern edge of the University of Washington campus, will present the winners of the 2010 International Conservation Photography Awards (ICP Awards) this summer in an exhibit of more than 75 images. A panel of four judges, including the Burke’s exhibit designer, Andrew Whiteman, selected winning photographs in each of the nine categories. This year, featured photographers include Northwest photographer Annie Marie Musselman and Swiss photographer Franco Banfi, known for his underwater images. The winning photographs, along with honorable mentions in each category, will be displayed in the Burke Museum exhibit. The International Conservation Photography Awards exhibit is organized by the Burke in partnership with the ICP Awards. The exhibit is sponsored by Microsoft Corporation with support from the Hugh and Jane Ferguson Foundation, The Mountaineers Foundation, Carl Skoog Memorial Fund, and the Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs. ICP Awards sponsors include Microsoft Icons of Imaging, Canon, and Washington Environmental Council.