Posts Tagged ‘Seattle art galleries’

56th Annual Summer Group Exhibit at Woodside/Braseth

woodsideOpening tonight from 5:30-8:30 pm is “The Collectors’ Eye|56th Annual Group Exhibition” at Woodside/Braseth Gallery, 1201 Western Avenue in Seattle. Features are new & recently acquired works by Victoria Adams, Guy Anderson, William Cumming, Morris Graves, Paul Horiuchi, David Kroll, Jared Rue, Mark Tobey, & Gerard Tsutakawa. The show closes August 12.

Antique Prints of Birds and Bugs at Fine Impressions

fineFine Impressions Gallery, 8300 5th. Avenue NE, is featuring prints and paintings of birds and bugs from around the world on the homepage this month. Included is a  collection of contemporary and antique pieces, like this hand colored engraving "Moth" from the "Natural History of British Insects" from 1802.

Kirk Lang Art Jewelry Exhibit at Facèré Through July 3

facereFacèré Jewelry Art Gallery, 1420 Fifth Avenue in Seattle,  presents an exhibition of new work from June 14 – July 3 by Seattle artist Kirk Lang. Inspired by the shapes, materials, and textures of outer space and extraterrestrial travel, Lang’s jewelry art incorporates titanium, niobium, and meteorite. A Seattle-based goldsmith, sculptor, and educator, Lang holds an MFA from the University of Washington in Interdisciplinary Visual Arts and a BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art in Jewelry & Metals. Kirk has taught regionally and nationally at the University of Washington, North Seattle College, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Danaca Design, and Penland. His work can be seen in such publications as MJSA Journal, 500 Metal Vessels, 500 Necklaces, 1000 Rings, and Metalsmith Magazine. Most recently, he was awarded an Artist Trust Fellowship, Artist Trust GAP Grant, and a solo exhibition at the National Ornamental Metal Museum. Recurring themes in his work include time, space, and mythology, both in the form of interactive wearable and sculptural objects. Image: Collimation 1, brooch, titanium, diamond and meteorite.

Jeff Mihalyo’s Abstract Impressions Opens at Dendroica

Dendroica Gallery, 1718A East Olive Way,  presents "Abstract Impressions" – new work by Jeff Mihalyo. Known for his mastery of multiple mediums and styles, Mihalyo’s current exhibit is a series of abstract paintings offering formalist compositions that use depth and focus to convey subjects in dimensional space without representationalism. An opening reception will be held on Thursday June from 5-9pm at the gallery as a part of the second Thursday Capitol Hill Art Walk.

Lisa Gilley Exhibition Opens Today at Woodside/Braseth

woodside“American Grandeur | New Works by Lisa Gilley “ opens June 8 in a reception from 5:30-8:30pm at the Woodside/Braseth Gallery, 1201 Western Avenue in Seattle. Gilley says of her show, “What has started as a passion project for me has become a mission: to show you that National Parks and public lands, OUR lands, are one of the reasons America is truly Grand. “ Shown: Chinook Pass, Rainier National Park, oil on panel, 37" x 37"

Patricia Smith Photography at Cloud City

patricia“Architecture and Abstracts” a photo exhibit by Photo Exhibit by Patricia Smith opens at Cloud City Coffee, 8801 Roosevelt Way NE in Seattle,  on June 1 and continues through the month. Meet the photographer at the exhibit Opening, Thursday, June 1, 4-6 pm, or Wednesdays, June 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 4-6 pm or by appointment.

Gallery Mack Showing Georgia Gerber Sculptures

galmackNew bronze sculptures by Georgia Gerber are currently showing at Gallery Mack, located at 2100 Western Avenue at the north end of the Pike Place Market. Shown:  Grady the Labrador.

Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery Drawing the Line Opens May 3

facere“Drawing the Line,” an exhibition opening on May 3 at the Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery,  1420 Fifth Avenue, Ste. 108,  features nine artists who incorporate using the  line as a fundamental axis of their work, whether it is in the exploration of narrative, creation of space, or the pursuit of design. An artist lecture will be at 4pm on May 3 followed by the gallery reception from 5-6pm.Featured artists include: Nicolette Absil, Melissa Cameron, Laritza Garcia, Tia Kramer, Michele Mercaldo, Tod Pardon, Suzan Rezac, Caitie Sellers, and Jan Smith.  Shown: Laritza Garcia, Queen Bee, 2016, necklace, brass, silver, powder coat.

Art Walks and Special Events Through May 7

First Thursday

Gallery Walks in Pioneer Square and the Seattle Art Museum area, 5 – 8pm.

Downtown Museum and Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park are free all day on First

Art in the Park at South Lake Union Park. May through Oct. 11am – 7pm. Free admission at Museum of History and Industry. For more information:

SLU Art Walk from 5 – 8pm Oct. and May. South Lake Union event features temporary art shows in multiple venues run by Shunpike.

Silverdale Artwalk, March – Nov. 5 – 8pm, Meet at Lisa Stirrett Glass Art Studio, 9536 NW Silverdale Way. 360/613-5472


First Friday

Anacortes Galleries are open 6 – 9pm.

Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 6 – 8pm.

Bellingham Downtown Art Walk is from 6 – 10pm.

Bremerton Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Bremerton.

Ellensburg Art Walk is from 5 – 7:30pm in historic downtown Ellensburg.

Fremont Art Walk is 6 – 9pm.

Issaquah Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm, May – September in downtown Issaquah.

Port Orchard Art Walk downtown May – October 5 – 8pm.

Sequim Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Sequim.

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise is from 6 – 9pm.


First Saturday

La Conner Galleries are open April – Oct. 5 – 8pm as part of the Skagit Valley Art Escape.

Langley on Whidbey Island Art Walk is from 5 – 7pm.

Port Townsend Art Walk is from 5:30 – 8:30pm.

Queen Anne Art Walk is from 4 – 7pm. See map at


May Thru Mid-October

Leavenworth Village Art in the Park is the longest running art show in the Northwest. All weekends.


May 3 – 7

Pilchuck Glass School Spring Group Tours. Advance reservations required, minimum group of 10. Call 206-621-8422.


May 5

17th Annual Children’s Art Walk from 6 – 9 pm. Whatcom County students will display their works of art  presented by Allied Arts of Whatcom County at 1418 Cornwall in Bellingham. There will be a number of activities for kids and adults, music, and more to celebrate the arts in schools. In addition, Allied Arts Gallery  will feature professional work by Allied Arts Teaching Artists in Whatcom County. Art will stay on display through May 31 in honor of the state wide Arts Education Month.


May 6-7 and May 13-14

Vashon Island Art Studio Tour from 10am – 5pm- Vashon Island artists collectively throw open their studio doors to the public. Founded in the 1970’s by several dedicated artists, the tour has grown to over 100 artists. Colorful brochures with maps and studio descriptions are available at most Vashon Island businesses. Get a sneak preview on the Vashon Island Art Studio Tour Facebook page and on their blog. Ferry schedules can be found at Washington State ferry website.

Julie Alexander’s Created Compost at the Alice Gallery

“Created Compost,” A show of new work made from reclaimed fabrics, found images, glassine, and a couple painted sticks, opens  at the Alice Gallery, 6007 12th Avenue South in Seattle, in a reception on April  29 from 6-8pm. The  solo exhibition by Julie Alexander is curated by Ben Heywood.

Dealer’s Choice: 56th Annual Anniversary Group Exhibition Reception at Woodside/Braseth on April 20

woodWoodside/Braseth Gallery, located at 1201 Western Avenue, is one of Seattle’s oldest galleries. In a special reception on April 20 from 5:30 – 8:30pm, they celebrate 56 years of representing many of the area’s most prominent artists. Featured are new and recently acquired  works by Victoria Adams, Guy Anderson, Jaq Chartier, William Cumming, Morris Graves, Susan R. Hall, Paul Horiuchi, David Kroll,Jared Rue, & Gerard Tsutakawa. The show closes May 20. Shown: Summer Storm Washington Coast by Kenneth Callahan.

Seeing Nature at Fine Impressions Gallery

fineimpFine Impressions Gallery, 8300 5th. Ave. NE,  owner, Carol Maurer was so impressed by the Seattle Art Museum’s Seeing Nature show featuring the private collection of Paul Allen that she created a collection of landscape masterpieces to share with you. She says, “We may not have the deep pockets of Paul Allen but that doesn’t make this watercolor by artist David Harrison any less of a masterpiece.”


fineimp2Owner Carol doesn’t just collect and frame art, she is also an artist herself. Part of the Pacific Northwest Botanical Artists, she is currently showing a few pieces at a group show at the Miller Library April 7th – May 6th on UW Campus. Shown at the right is by Carol.

New Group Exhibition at Gallery Mack

galmackAn exhibition featuring new works in  glass, sculpture and unique abstracts is showing at Gallery Mack, 2100 Western Avenue in the north end of the Pike Place Market. Featured artists are Henner Schroder, Christopher Mathie, Georgia Gerber, Andrew Carson  and Cindy Miller.  Shown: Incarus by Henner Schroder, Sandcast Glass, Glass Inclusion and Solid Worked Onlay, 24 1/4" H x 17 1/2" W x 9 1/2" DC

Pacific Northwest Botanical Artists’ Exhibition Begins April 7

pnwPacific Northwest Botanical Artists’ 10th annual exhibit opens at the UW Elisabeth C. Miller Library at 3501 NE 41st Street  in Seattle, on Friday, April 7, and runs through Saturday, May 6, 2017. Original art, prints and cards for sale.

Seattle First Thursday Art Walk

.cocaCenter On Contemporary Art 2017 Member’s Show, curated by Deborah Paine, Curator and Collections Manager, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture. The exhibit runs April 6-29. The opening reception is this Thursday, April 6 from 6-9 pm, in the CoCA gallery at 114 3rd Ave S. Shown at the left: Under the Umbrella by Malayka Gormally.



Foster/White Gallery, 220 Third  Avenue S., introduces David Burdeny along with  new work by Chase Langford in their April exhibit, “Parallels and Meridians.” On view through April 22, the exhibit opens on First Thursday in a reception from 6-8pm.



Gallery IMA, 123 S. Jackson, opens from 6-8pm with “Echoes + Traces,”  featuring paintings from two visually contrasting artists, Danila Rumold and   Lori Swartz, artists connected by a fundamental interest in the layering of shapes, colors, lines, and textures, in effort to explore mental and physical sensations of being present.



Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 3rd. Avenue S., invites all to a reception with the Joe Rudko and Daniel Carrillo, April 6 from 6-8pm. Saturday, April 8, at noon the gallery sponsors a “Saturday After” artist’s walk-through. This is the first one-person exhibition by Seattle artist, Joe Rudko. A photographer by training, the artist now primarily works with found photographs. For this exhibition, Carrillo uses older daguerreotype technique, focusing not on his artist contemporaries, but on the tools and ephemera found in artists’ studios.



Harris Harvey Gallery, 1915 First Avenue, presents “Color Meditations,” an exhibition of  abstract paintings by Seattle artist Charles Emerson. Emerson embraces color and process as the foundation of his artworks, which range from atmospheric compositions reminiscent of landscapes to non-representational color fields. An artist’s reception for Charles Emerson’s first solo show at Harris Harvey Gallery will be held First Thursday, April 6, 6 – 8 p.m.



Since his Seattle debut in 2016 at Linda Hodges Gallery, 316 First Avenue S., painter Wendelin Wohlgemuth has shown in New York, Los Angeles, Spain, and Sweden. His new body of work is inspired by photographic imagery, which he translates in paint and then adds abstract marks, thus reinforcing his view that we “see photographs in the same way we view ourselves: as virtual objects.” The opening reception is from 6-8pm.



The Lynn Hanson Gallery, 312 S. Washingston, opens from 5-8pm with “Elements,” featuring work by Whitney Buckingham-Beechie.



proPrographica/KDR Gallery, 313 Occidental Avenue S., is showing the work of Robert Pruitt in a show titled “Planetary Survey.” The show features works on paper- a combination of charcoal, conté and pastel on hand-dyed or coffee-toned paper- in a variety of sizes. The signature portraits blend elements of science fiction and technology with traditional African patterns and ceremonial sculptures. With this body of work Pruitt is particularly interested in the historic notion of "black escape," a desire to be free from the literal and psychological constraints on the formation of black identity reaching back to slavery.




stonOpening from 6-8pm at the Stonington Gallery, 125 S. Jackson Street, is “Salal: A Tradition of Berry Baskets & Barry Herem -  New Works.” Presented is an exhibition of berry baskets in glass by Preston Singletary (Tlingit), and traditional woven berry baskets by artists including Isabel Rorick (Haida), Lisa Telford (Haida), and Deborah Head (Tlingit). The Northwest boasts over thirty edible berries in its ecosystem, so it follows that indigenous peoples have made berry-picking a central seasonal activity for millennia. April is the first blush and bud of the salmonberries and Indian plum, and marks the time when the tribes make preparations for gathering.





traverThe Traver Gallery,  110 Union Street, opens from 5-8pm with “Surface, Portraits by David Beckley. Surface presents David Beckley’s re-examination of the photographic portrait and its (in)ability to effectively convey identity. Also showing is Susan Christensen’s “Climb!,” a new series of pastel abstract drawings, united by the image of a ladder. Shown at the right: Bend the Truth by Susan Cchristensen.



Pieces of Stories, featuring the work of Hibiki Miyazaki & Melinda Tidwell, debuts at ZINC contemporary,  119 Prefontaine Pl S., opens April 6 from 5-8pm. Both artists combine pieces of text and imagery together to create new narratives in their proximity.