Posts Tagged ‘Seattle art galleries’

Frederick Nodder Scientific Prints at Fine Impressions Gallery

fineimpThis month Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 5th. Avenue NE, is dedicating the entire homepage and big space in the gallery to a set of scientific prints by artist Frederick Nodder. Part of the book "George Shaw: The Naturalists Miscellany," the exhibition includes intricate, hand-colored copperplate engravings of a wide array of flora and fauna. Image: "Strix Pulchella (Least Horned Owl)"; No. 22; Frederick P. Nodder; 1790; Engraving, Copperplate, HC; 4.75 x 7.

Kat Cole’s Urban Color Opens September 6 at Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery

facereFacèré Jewelry Art Gallery , 1420 Fifth Avenue in Seattle,   presents “Urban Color,” an exhibition of new work by artist Kat Cole which will be on view from September 6 – 26. Fascinated by the built environment, Cole reinterprets its colors, textures, and architecture in intimate, wearable sculptures. When worn on the body, her finished works in steel, brass, and enamel, speak to city and landscape. Cole’s work has been published in Lark Books’ 500 Enameled Objects, Schiffer Publishing’s Art Jewelry Today 3, Metalsmith Magazine, Ornament, American Craft and Art Jewelry Magazine. Her work is in private and public collections including The Museum of Arts and Design in New York City and Houston Museum of Fine Art. Image: Kat Cole, Color Landscape #1, 2017, brooch/necklace, steel, enamel, photo: Dasha Wright.

Quirky Curiosities and More This Month at Fine Impressions Gallery

fineSometimes  favorite pieces are the strange, quirky curiosities at the Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 5th. Avenue NE.  For example,  this pair of Kookaburras from the 1838 "Birds of Australia and Adjacent Islands." Artist John Gould recalled the book when he realized that the mating pair of birds was actually two males. Check out more pieces on the homepage this month including a fantastic new set of maps and diagrams from the "Meyer’s Zeitung-Atlas."

Pattern, Rhythm, Repetition Opens at Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery in a Reception Today From 5 – 6:30 PM

facereWhat do animal prints, chain mail, and nautiluses have in common? – Pattern, Rhythm, Repetition —  Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery, 1420 Fifth Avenue in Seattle,  presents an exhibition of ten jewelry artists exploring the organic, mathematical, and architectural—from texture to statement—from simple to complex. Represented in the exhibit are: Dan Adams & Cynthia Toops, Elisa Bongfeldt, Nancy Mēgan Corwin, Lucie Heskett-Brem, David Licata, Sarah Loertscher, Sharon Massey, Tiff Massey, and Carla Pennie McBride. Image: Dan Adams & Cynthia Toops, 2017, necklace, photo: Doug Yaple

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. www.patriciasmithphotography.com

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 Thursdays.www.firstthursdayseattle.com

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: www.nwartalliance.com

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. www.anacortesart.com

Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 6 – 8pm. www.bainbridgedowntown.org.

Bellingham Downtown Art Walk is from 6 – 10pm. www.downtownbellingham.com/artwalk

Bremerton Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Bremerton. www.ci.bremerton.wa.us

Ellensburg Art Walk is from 5 – 7:30pm in historic downtown Ellensburg. www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us

Fremont Art Walk is 6 – 9pm. www.fremontfirstfriday.com

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

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

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

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise is from 6 – 9pm. www.stov.us/art/firstFriday.html

 

First Saturday

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

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

Port Townsend Art Walk is from 5:30 – 8:30pm. www.ptguide.com/arts-music-theatre/158-gallery-walks

Queen Anne Art Walk is from 4 – 7pm. See map at www.queenanneview.com/tag/art-walk/

 

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.