Posts Tagged ‘sculpture’
The Sisko Gallery, 3126 Elliott Avenue in Seattle, opens from 5-8pm on April 26 with an exhibit featuring the work of Everett DuPen. Currently the subject of a retrospective exhibit at the Museum of Northwest Art in La Conner called “Everett DuPen and His Legacy,” some of the work in the Sisko show was displayed at the Museum of Northwest Art. The exhibit at Sisko will be on view through May 27.
A Tintin Extravaganza will take place at Crackerjack Contemporary Crafts, 1815 N. 45th #212 in the Wallingford District of Seattle from September 30 through October 9. On view will be a special collection of licensed Tintin limited edition prints, resin sculptures, new books and more. The opening reception is on September 30 from 5-8pm. On October 8 from 11am-4pm the gallery is hosting a special Tintin party and encourages all to come dressed as your favorite Tintin character. Tintin is a series of books that first appeared in French in Le Petit Vingtième, a children’s supplement to the Belgian newspaper Le XXe Siècle in January 1929 and enjoyed immediate world-wide success as it was translated into other languages. More recently Tintin mania swept a Belgian auction house in May 2009 with almost 600 lots associated with Hergé, creator of the famous cartoon reporter, breaking national and world sales records, an expert said. The Steven Spielberg movie, “The Adventures of Tintin,” is to be released in theatres December 23.
Muranese glass artists and Japanese sculptor open in dual exhibits October 16 at Traver Gallery in Tacoma
“Textures and Reflections, “a joint exhibition of work by Muranese siblings Laura de Santillana and Alessandro Diaz de Santillana is taking place at Traver Gallery Tacoma, 1821 E. Dock Street #100, on the heels of their three-week residency at the Museum of Glass . Also on view is “Discoveries in a Forest,” contemporary sculpture in woven lacquered bamboo by Jiro Yonezawa. His work was accepted for showing at the highest ranking artistic organization in Japan, Nitten, in 2009. Both exhibits run October 16 through November 7. The opening reception is Saturday, October 16 from 5-8pm. Shown: untitled/amberblack by Laura de Santillana.
“Order of Species,” a solo show with Nevada sculptor Alan Bur Johnson opens at the Catherine Person Gallery , 319 Third Avenue S., October 14 from 6-8 pm. The show features three bodies of work, Swarm, In٠vertebrates, and Grafts. Johnson has been featured twice in the AIPAD Photography Show at the Armory in New York City, and in 2009, his work was selected for the Arizona Biennial at the Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ and in the Contemporary Forum Exhibition at the Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ. This is Johnson’s second exhibition at the Catherine Person Gallery and runs through November 26.
fog|Fairhaven Originals Gallery, Bellingham’s newest art gallery, opens today in a reception from 5-8pm. The gallery is located at 960 Harris Avenue in the historic Fairhaven District and will feature artists such as Ann Fleming, Mary and Jacques Regat, Lea Kelley, Deborah Jang and Richard Bulman. Shown: Warrior Woman, Ann Fleming.
Currently on view at Northwest Fine Woodworking, 101 S. Jackson in Pioneer Square is Stephen Hatcher’s “Out of the Woods.” After retiring from a long career in electronics, Hatcher returned to his first love: woodturning and stone carving reflecting his interest in Japanese art and Buddhist poetry. Shown: Spring Light.
On display from May 19 through June 15 at Autumn’s Framing & Gallery, 537 Main Street in Edmonds, is “Menagerie,” original sculptures, watercolors and drawings by Claire Faltesek. A commissioned artist with pieces in selected private collections, Faltesek’s work has been shown in juried group shows and solo exhibitions.An artist reception and demonstration will take place during the Edmonds Art Walk on May 20 from 5-8pm. Shown: Penguin I.
Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Street in Bellingham’s Fairhaven district, is featuring the sculptural watercolors of Jayme Culey for the month of May. Hand-built and low-fired white clay become a receptive surface for watercolors, pencils and collage.