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Returning to the Simon Mace Gallery, 236 Taylor Street in Port Townsend, is Portland sculptor, Christopher Wagner, who will show along with the Port Townsend debut of Skagit Valley painter, Todd Horton. Often inspired by dreams, both artists imbue their work with naturalistic qualities. Exhibit runs Thursday, May 30 through Monday, July 1. The top image is titled Outstretched Crow by Christopher Wagner. The bottom image is Songs of the Sky by Todd Horton.
Simon Mace Gallery, 236 Taylor Street, is open from 5:30-8pm during tonight’s Port Townsend’s Gallery Walk. April’s show highlights eight artists who are expanding their talents and careers through the 2012 Artist Trust’s Edge Professional Development Program, Gage Academy of Art and more. Featured artists are: Flynn Bickley, Elizabeth Copland, Julie Devine, Jody Joldersma, Terrell Lozada, Barbara Noonan, Tamara Stephas and Chandler Woodfin. Shown at the right by Elizabeth Copland.
The Max Grover Gallery, 630 Water Street, is hosting Randy Clark’s art and paintings for the month of April. Clark aka FishBoy, uses found objects, reclaimed wood and recycled paint to create art.
The Northwind Arts Center, 2409 Jefferson, opens during the art walk with “Coming Unbound.” The show includes the works of: Renee Bush, Mary-Ellen Campbell, Linda Jarvis, Gloria Lamson, Counsel Langley, Carolyn Law, Shane Miller, Jean-Marie Tarascio, Rebecca Welti, Joan Wenske, and Helga Winter in an invitational show curated by Jean-Marie Tarascio.
Max Grover Gallery, 630 Water Street in Port Townsend, is featuring Max’s drawings from his high school days up to the latest from his studio. He began painting when he was in his thirties, but drawing is the medium he has done all his life. Mostly black and white ink drawings compile the show, but there and examples of exploration with other materials. A reception is March 2 during the Port Townsend Art Walk from 5:30-8:30pm.
Designed to celebrate furry friends and chase away winter doldrums, Christina Mace says, “Tail waggers welcome!” at the Simon Mace Gallery, 236 Taylor Street in Port Townsend. The show reception is on March 2, during the Port Townsend Art Walk from 5:30 – 8pm. A portion of the sale price of all “Critters!” show artwork purchased from the show will be donated to local non-profit/501c3 programs benefiting animal welfare. Featured artists are Jaime Ellsworth along with Susan Melrath, Cheri O’Brien and Thomas Rude. Shown: Jaime Ellsworth, Dog Walk.
The Simon Mace Gallery, 236 Taylor Street in Port Townsend, returns from winter break on February 2 in a reception from 5:30-8pm with “Critters!” featuring Jaime Ellsworth along with Susan Melrath, Cheri O’Brien and Thomas Rude. “Critters!” is a two-month show (February 2-April 1) designed to celebrate furry friends and chase away the Winter doldrums. Christina Mace says, “Tail waggers welcome!”
Simon Mace Gallery, 236 Taylor Street in Port Townsend is showing six artists in a black and white palette in a variety of mediums through October 29. From Port Townsend, Karen Hackenberg draws with charcoal and graphite, many of her subjects found locally at Fort Worden State Park. From Marrowstone Island, Lisa Gilley puts down the paint brushes and carves scenes into scratchboard. Returning from Mount Vernon, Chris Theiss uses a sgraffito technique on ceramic sculpture. A former Port Townsendite, now residing in Seattle, Hannah Viano creates vistas from cut paper. Returning from Portland, Alison O’Donoghue paints her wonderfully chaotic scenes in black and white a small dash of color. Originally from the southwest of France, now residing in Victoria, BC, Isa Sevrain makes her US debut exhibiting hand-built ceramic mosaics. Shown: Border Crossing by Karen Hackenberg.
Simon Mace Gallery, 236 Taylor Street in Port Townsend, is featuring Chuck Iffland’s new work, “The Western Circus and the Whirling Dervish” through the month of September. Also showing is Port Townsend painter and printmaker, Meg Mason’s work which was in the Northwind Art Center’s “Spirit of Place” group show juried by Teresa Verraes in March. Shown: The Dwarf by Chuck Iffland.
On view through August 27 at the Simon Mace Gallery, 236 Taylor Street in Port Townsend, are 100 new bronze sculptures by David (Ike) Eisenhour in a show called “Intertidal.”. According to Jefferson County Leader arts writer, Kiera Miller Hodlik, "The forms seem to push past the temporary pop art red color of the wax and land inside the imagination, finished and elegant, already reflecting Eisenhour’s mastery of his art form and reverence for the natural world." Shown: Anemone.
Artisans on Taylor, 911 Water Street in Port Townsend, opens “Conversation Pieces,” mixed media figurative paintings by Christopher Mathie, in a reception August 4 from 6-8pm during the Port Townsend Art Walk.
Brackenwood Gallery, 302 First Street in Langley, presents Pete Jordan as the featured artist for the month of August. Jordan is a well-known Whidbey Island artist whose paintings are indicative of this place. This show will feature both island landscapes and paintings of appealing objects the artist has accumulated over the years. A reception for the artis is from 5-7pm. Shown at the right: Moonset Deer Lagoon, Pete Jordan.
Through September 7, Patricia Cameron Gallery, 234 Dexter Avenue N. is featuring colorful new paintings by Seattle artist and Gage Academy art instructor Julia Ricketts along with large scale charcoal drawings by Hawaii artist/educator Linda Kane. Shown at the left: Joie de Vivre by Julia Ricketts.
Opening from 5-8pm at the Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Avenue in Edison, is “Mashcans,” a collection of smashed objects such as cans or buckets, found by Paul Havas on the side of the road while painting en plein air. Although a divergence from his popular landscapes, the "mashcans" share the artist’s very distinct palate. He has had numerous exhibitions in his career and his paintings are featured in the permanent collections of the Museum of Northwest Art, Tacoma Art Museum, and Whatcom Museum.
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Street in Friday Harbor, introduces “World of Wonder and Delight” in a reception from 2-5pm. Featured in the exhibit are Jaime Ellsworth’s oils and mixed media sculpture by Robin and John Gumaelius. An artist talk by Robin and John Gumselius will take place at 11am. Shown at the right: Pet the Dog by Jaime Ellsworth.
Artisans on Taylor, 911 Water Street in Port Townsend, opens “Conversation Pieces,” mixed media figurative paintings by Christopher Mathie, in a reception August 4 from 6-8pm during the Port Townsend Art Walk. Noted West Coast artist, CHRISTOPHER MATHIE, explores BODY. “Even with so much genitalia and flesh,” Mathie states, "The work really isn’t about sex. It’s much more about psychological states of mind and emotions. It’s about the lens through which each individual views his or her identity. And it’s about understanding, forgiveness and respect."
Nine painters and sculptors from the Rose City are opening in a group show July 5 at the Simon Mace Gallery, 236 Taylor Street, called “Portlandia in Port Townsend.” The artists are: Sara Swink, Anna Magruder, Alison O’Donoghue, Lisa Kaser, Christopher Wager, Christopher Bibby, Thomas Rude, Harold Oxley and Kelly Williams. In honor of the Portland artists and a favorite sketch comedy show, Portlandia, there will be a trivia quiz (all answers easily available via YouTube). Correct quizzes can be entered for a prize drawing held on the last Saturday of the show, July 28 at 3pm. “Portlandia in Port Townsend” runs through Monday, July 30th. Shown: Influence by Anna Magruder.
Simon Mace Gallery, 236 Taylor Street in Port Townsend opens “Glow” featuring famed Washington artist Alfred Currier in a reception during the Port Townsend Gallery Walk from 5:30-8:30pm. The reception will also celebrate the artist’s birthday. A lifelong artist and resident of Anacortes since 1991, Currier is best-known for his vibrant palette and thickly textured impasto canvases which often depict migrant workers tending Skagit Valley daffodil, tulip or iris fields against a backdrop of dramatic skies and Cascade foothills. The show runs through May 28.
The Northwind Arts Center, 2409 Jefferson Street in Port Townsend, opens “The Nature of Things” during the Port Townsend Gallery Walk on May 5 from 5:30-8pm. Artists Rae Belkin, Linda Jarvis, Ellen Reichart & Kathleen Snow are inspired by the nature of the world’s internal and external and share their unique visions working in a variety of media.
Simon Mace Gallery, 236 Taylor Street in Port Townsend, celebrates their first solo show, “Relics,” with a gallery walk reception on Saturday, April 7th from 5:30 to 8pm. The show features Bellingham painter Lorna Libert who has been working as a professional artist for 20 years with shows in Washington, California and New York states, as well as Vancouver, B.C. This is her first show in Port Townsend. The show ends Monday, April 30th.
Simon Mace Gallery, 236 Taylor Street in Port Townsend, celebrates their first solo show, “Relics,” with a gallery walk reception on Saturday March 3 from 5:30 – 8pm. The show features Bellingham painter Lorna Libert who has been working as a professional artist for 20 years with shows in Washington, California and New York states, as well as Vancouver, B.C. This will be her first show in Port Townsend. .The two-month show ends on April 30. Another gallery walk reception will be held on April 7.