Posts Tagged ‘Seattle art galleries’
Opening from 6-9:30pm at Bherd Gallery, 312 N. 8th. Street, is “Special Menagerie” featuring painter Joe Vollan and tattoo artist Megon Shore who explore the afterworld of the animal kingdom in their collaborative exhibition. Ghost animals, deaths-head moths and nodding calla lilies appear in their paintings, charting a course through the afterlife. Shown Megon Shore, Unlucky Rabbit’s Foot.
Francine Seders Gallery, 6701 Greenwood, is showing recent work by Jacqueline Barnett, Marita Dingus, Elizabeth Sandvig, and Laura Thorne which will be on view throughout the gallery November 8 through 30. There will be a reception for the artists Sunday November 10 from 2 to 4 pm. Shown at the right: Elizabeth Sandvig, Pianissimo.
“Gone to the Dogs” opens at the Kirkland Arts Center, Market Street in Kirkland, in a reception from 6-8:30pm. The artists explore the relationship with human’s best friend, as well as the political, social, and sometimes comical undertones of "going to the dogs". The center says,”Come see work in a variety of media from over 40 artists, enjoy drinks ($2) and light appetizers, and meet some special guests in the Seattle Humane Society’s MaxMobile!”
Tasty, 7513 Greenwood Avenue N., opens “Roar! Animal Kingdom” in a reception from 6-10pm. The group show features the works of Brian McGuffey, Brian Reindel, Corey Skillman, David Camisa, Michele Lynch, David Vonderlinn, Hilary Williams, Simona Candini, Lawrence Ruelos and new animal pottery by Cary Lane.
Northwest Watercolor Society (NWWS) showcases 50 paintings of its membership artists in the 22nd Annual Waterworks 2013 Membership Exhibition, October 22 – November 22.The public is invited to attend the reception and awards ceremony on Thursday, October 24, 6-8pm at Tsuga Fine Art and Framing, 10101 Main Street, Bothell WA 98011.
On view through November 29, the 2013 Annual Fall Exhibition at Women Painters of Washington Gallery, 701 Fifth Avenue (Columbia Center Building, Suite 310) in downtown Seattle, showcases the diverse talents of 62 member artists who reside in 20 cities in the greater Puget Sound region. The artists, who work in a variety of media including watercolor, oil, acrylic, mixed media, collage, colored pencil, and pastel, continue the 80-year legacy begun at their founding in 1930. Juror for the FINALE! show is Lisa Harris owner of Lisa Harris Gallery.
Bilinear Art Consulting, 5701 6th. Avenue S. invites the public to celebrate their new show "Elementa" in a reception for the artists from 6-10pm during the Third Thursday Art Walk at the Seattle Design Center. Meet the artists and view over 40 new artworks on exhibit, all while having a drink on the gallery. "Elementa" is comprised of textured works from various artists using disparate objects placed together to create a unique singular artwork. The exhibit includes encaustics, paintings, photography, sculpture, and works from small to large-scale mixed media.
The Kate Alkarni Gallery, located in the Seattle Design Center at 5701 6th. Avenue S., opens for the center’s monthly third Thursday art walk from 6-9pm with “Love at Home.” The gallery celebrates Oktoberfest this month with German food, music and drink. Featured in the group show are: Katherine Bernhardt, Julianne Berry, David Bouchat, Rachid Bouhamidi, Gavin Carrol, Miguel Edwards, Heather Elder, Chelsea Gibson, Laura Hamje, Lynne Henkel , Daniel Herr, Janet Hill, Aaron Hobson, Kathy Liao, Sara Long, Esteban Longoria, Matt Neuman, Matt Phillips, Jesse Reno, Tysen Pickerel, Ian Prebo and more. Shown is an interior of the gallery.
“The Garden of Joys,” featuring mixed media drawings in two and three dimensional forms by well known Seattle based artist, Tatiana Garmendia, opens at the Patricia Cameron Gallery, 234 Dexter Avenue N on October 16 in a reception from 5-8:30pm and is on view through December 20. Garmendia was awarded a City Arts Project Grant from the Seattle Arts Commission in 2012 and a WA Individual Artist Fellowship grant from Artist Trust in 2011. Shown: Garden of Joys 13 detail.
In a special reception October 11 from 6-9:30pm, Bherd Gallery, 312 N. 85th. Street in Seattle, opens “ Introductions.” The show is a sneak peek exhibition of the year to come, of works by Seattle urban and contemporary artists. Highlights include ornate oils by Chris Sheridan and Crystal Barbre, neon-drenched cityscapes by Greg Boudreau and Kate Protage, Kellie Talbot’s photorealism, Ryan Molenkamp’s atmospheric abstracts, Pop Portraiture by Troy Gua and more. The full line-up includes: Joe Vollan & Megon Shore (Nov/Dec), Crystal Barbre & Kate Protage (Jan/Feb), Troy Gua & Kellie Talbot (Mar/Apr), Solace & John Osgood (May/June), Aaron Jasinksi & Chris Sheridan (July/Aug), Ego & Jenny Dayton (Sept/Oct) and Greg Boudreau & Ryan Molenkamp (Nov/Dec). Shown: The Jean-Michelangelo by Troy Gua
Azuma Gallery, 530 First Avenue South in Seattle, is currently showing “Recent Acquisitions,” on view through October 5. The gallery specializes in contemporary and traditional Japanese fine art and is the only Japanese retail gallery in the city.
“You Won’t See Me: Portraits by Art Jones” opens in a reception on September 19 from 5-9pm at Bilinear Art Consulting + CoCA (Center on Contemporary Art) at the Seattle Design Center, 5701 Sixth Avenue South, Suite 258. Art Jones’ films and media art projects have been presented at the Museum of Modern Art, London’s Tate Gallery and numerous media festivals and broadcast outlets internationally. The event coincides with ART@SDC Third Thursday Open Galleries. Bilinear Art is celebrating with complementary Cadillac Demitri’s Margaritas.
Norman Lundin, owner of Prographica/fine works on paper, 3419 East Denny Way in the Madrona neighborhood of Seattle, is currently showing “Two Painters” and “Three Photographers.” On view through October 19, the two exhibitions showcase the work of five artists. The first, “Two Painters,” features Kimberly Clark and Laura Swytak, and the second, “Three Photographers,” includes Ellen Garvens, Caroline Kapp, and Graham Shutt. Shown: Kimberly Clark, Recollections of Flying Pond.
Norman Lundin, the gallery director, is Professor of Art Emeritus at the University of Washington. He has curated national and regional exhibitions. Lundin is also a painter who has had more than sixty solo shows. His work is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Seattle Art Museum among others. Prographica does not handle Lundin’s own work; he is represented by Francine Seders Gallery (www.sedersgallery.com) and Koplin Del Rio Gallery (www.koplindelrio.com).
Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 Fifth Ave. NE in Seattle, says, “The autumn equinox here in Seattle is at 1:44 pm on Sept 22, so we’re celebrating all that the season brings. Shown is September, an offset lithograph by Rex Whistler. You’ll find it along with other interesting calendar pages in the Ephemera section. It’s harvest season, too, and many of us are enjoying the produce from our own gardens, so the gallery has a rich and varied harvest in an extensive selection of botanical prints in their Contemporary and Antique Botanicals sections and Paintings
A solo exhibition featuring Peter Waite’s most recent paintings, “Space Travel,” opens at Winston Wachter Fine Art , 203 Dexter Avenue North in Seattle in a reception from 6-8pm. on September 10. Also showing is “When Things Go South,” Erich Woll’s first exhibition at the gallery. The shows close October 25.
The Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Avenue S. in Seattle, is currently showing their eleventh exhibition of work by Roger Shimomura.. The title of the exhibition, “An American Knockoff,” references an attitude some people have towards Asian Americans as not being real Americans, merely imitations. Many of Shimomura’s paintings portray the artist as various American, Chinese and Japanese icons while others portray him as himself doing battle with those same iconic figures in cartoon and pop references. He has had over 130 solo exhibitions of paintings and prints, as well as presented his experimental theater pieces at such venues as the Franklin Furnace, New York City, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, and The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Shimomura is in the permanent collections of over 85 museums nation wide. Shown: AMERICAN VS. JAPANESE
There are no art walks this week (that I know of).
An artist talk at the Traver Gallery, 110 Union Street, from 6:00-7:30 pm creates an opportunity to peer into the creative minds of artists Rick Araluce and Dick Weiss, whose respective exhibitions are on view the month of August alongside new sculpture by John Kiley.
Port Townsend Annual Studio Tour, 10am-4pm. Visit www.artporttownsend.org.