Posts Tagged ‘Seattle art galleries’

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.

French Impressionist Valerie Collymore at Fountainhead

“A Passion for Provence:Landscapes, Seascapes and Wooden Boats,” opens from 5-7pm tonight at the Fountainhead Gallery, 625 W. McGraw Street in Seattle. The solo exhibit features 20 new French Impressionist oil paintings by Valerie Collymore. The show runs through April 29.

Steve Smith’s Balance Comes to Steinbrueck Native Gallery

steinbrueckWork of renowned Native American artist Steve Smith (Dla’kwagila) runs from March 22 -April 8 at the Steinbrueck Native Gallery , 2030 Western Avenue at the north end of the Pike Place Market. A reception for the artist is on Saturday, March 25 from 5-6pm. Smith’s work has been exhibited in the Changing Hands show, curated by the Museum of Arts & Design. He held his first major solo exhibition in 2013 at the Steinbrueck Gallery; his major commissions can be found at the in YVR Art Collection at the Vancouver International Airport. He is recognized as a leader in the contemporary Native art movement, changing the direction of the traditional work of the Northwest Coast peoples.

Fine Impressions Gallery Celebrates French Fest This Month

fineIn honor of the 4th Annual French Fest at the Seattle Center on March 19  month, Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 5th. Avenue NE., is  sharing their favorite France-inspired art on the Homepage. It is a celebration of all things stylish, like this  poster from the Musee des Arts Decoratifs.

Fine Impressions Honors Northwest Flower and Garden Show

fineIn honor of the Northwest Flower and Garden Show, the Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 5th. Avenue NE in Seattle, is sharing  favorite botanicals on the Homepage this month where there is a huge collection ranging from the 1500s to contemporary local artists. Shown: Streptocarpus; Tanigami Konan; 1917; Woodblock.

Celestial Jewelry Arriving February 8 at Facèré Jewelry Art

facereSeattle’s Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery, 1420 Fifth Avenue, presents “Celestial: Comets, Cupids, and Other Heavenly Bodies,” a special exhibition of artist-made jewelry inspired by the stellar outer realms. The opening champagne reception is February 8 from 5-6:30pm at the gallery. The artists will lecture from 4-5pm.

Participating artists include Davide Bigazzi, Jana Brevick, Nancy Mēgan Corwin, Kathleen Faulkner, Peg Fetter, Laurie Hall, Jacquie & Uosis, Emily Johnson, Nadine Kariya, Janis Kerman, Kirk Lang, David LaPlantz, Jane Martin, Carla Pennie McBride, Jennifer Merchant, Marcia Meyers, emiko oye, Linda Kindler Priest, Jayne Redman, Jan Smith, Checha Sokolovic, Liaung-Chung Yen, Cynthia Toops, Sarah Wauzynski, and Wolfgang Vaatz. Image: Sarah Wauzynski, Rings, 2016, brooch, sterling silver

Important Paintings & Drawings by Northwest Master Morris Graves Showing at Woodside/Braseth Gallery

Often associated with a group of painters from the Pacific Northwest, known as the Northwest School, which included Guy Anderson, Kenneth Callahan and Mark Tobey, Morris Graves became an overnight sensation in 1942 when his work appeared in a show of new American talent at the Museum of Modern Art. The show is on view at Woodside/Braseth Gallery,  1201 Western Avenue, through February 17.

Hiroshi Yoshida Japanese Woodblocks at Fine Impressions

fineFine Impressions Gallery, 8300 5th. Avenue NE, is featuring famous Japanese artist Hiroshi Yoshida this month. Yoshida is known for his master of the Japanese woodblock technique. Shown is his  Bamboo Wood. Also showing are whimsical mezzotints of polar bears by local artist Carol Lynn Kirchner.

Seattle First Thursday in November

abmeyerAbmeyer + Wood Fine Art, 1210 Second Avenue, opens from 5-8pm with “William Morris,” selections from the artist’s archives.  Since his humble beginnings as Dale Chihuly’s gaffer, William Morris has become a major player Morris’ sculptures can be found in many museum collections around the world, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), Musée des Arts Decoratifs (Paris), Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institute (Washington DC), and the Victoria and Albert Museum (London).  Shown: MAZORCA INSTALLATION.”


artxchangeArtXchange Gallery, 512 First Avenue S., opens from 5-8pm with “Reconstructed Memories,” the debut solo exhibition of Alla Goniodsky, a Russian-born stage designer, painter and sculptor. Her new exhibition comprises painting and sculpture to create a dramatic world that seems to arise from the misty corners of memory. Shown: Eve.



CaptureDavidson Galleries, 313 Occidental Ave. S., opens from 6-8pm with a very timely exhibit, “Pick Your Poison, Politics in Print,” on view through November 26.



Foster/White Gallery,  220 Third Ave. S.,  presents a new body of work by Casey McGlynn, opening on Thursday, November 3.from 6-8pm



frederickThrough November, “MAKERS OF A NEW WORLD – The 20th Century Avant-Garde And The Post-War Americans They Inspired” is showing at Frederick Holmes and Company , 309 Occidental Avenue. The exhibition features original etchings, lithographs, carborundums, and screen-prints by six European Modern Masters – Josef Albers (1888-1976), Marc Chagall (1887-1985), Salvador Dali (1904-1989), Joan Miro (1893-1983), Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Roberto Matta (1911-2002) – in tandem with select members of the generation of Post War Americans they influenced – Jim Dine (B.1935), Sam Francis (1923-1994), Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011), James Rosenquist (B.1933), and Donald Sultan (B.1951). Shown: Josef Albers, Homage to the Square SP-VI.


Mike Moran: “Tide Pools and Other Paintings,”  opens from 6-8pm at Gallery IMA, 123 S. Jackson Street. With influences from the landscapes of Montana and Wyoming, as well as the lava fields of Hawaii, Mike Moran paints and sculpts the colors and surfaces of earth, rock and water in subtly modulated tones and textures.



Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Avenue S., opens with Mark Calderon and Jeffrey Simmons, November 3 from 6-8:00 p.m. Join them on Saturday, November 5, at noon for a  “Saturday After” artist’s walk-through.



harrisharveyHarris/Harvey Gallery, (formerly Lisa Harris Gallery with new name and new location) 1915 First Avenue, opens “Digital Canvas,’ works in a new vein by established Seattle artist, Richard Morhous. Long known for his acrylic paintings, Morhous embraces the possibilities of new technologies, creating bold images of urban landscapes using an iPad. Archival pigment prints made from these digital paintings will be on display from November 3 – 26. Shown: Geometry.



For his seventh exhibition at the Linda Hodges Gallery, 316 First Avenue S.,  Fred Holcomb continues to mine the fertile ground of land- and seascape painting. Generated from a lifetime of road trips, Holcomb’s work pictures the wide-open spaces of the West. On these drives, he experiences the landscape passing at freeway speed as if by truck, which he also depicts in one painting.



Lynn Hanson Gallery, 312 S. Washington, is showing "buried collage" paintings by Kate Steiger as well as pillows and table runners from the  Kate Steiger Home Collection. Also showing during November Art Walk are new designs from jewelry artist Robin E Westbrook.



proPrographica/KDR Gallery, 313 Occidental Avenue S., opens from 6-8pm with “IDENTITY Insight: Unfolding the Visual Narrative,” featuring David Bailin, Eric Beltz, Shay Bredimus, Wes Christensen(1949-2015), Josh Dorman, Tim Lowly, Michelle Muldrow, Len Paschoal, Fred Stonehouse, and Yuriko Yamaguchi. On view through  December 23, the show  features the work of ten Koplin Del Rio artists and completes the series of three IDENTITY exhibitions introducing the gallery’s artists to a Seattle audience. Curator Eleana Del Rio grouped these artists together because they share a common interest in pictorial narrative. Shown: David Bailin, Raking Leaves




Mariane Ibrahim Gallery608 Second Avenue, presents “Parallel Worlds, the second American solo exhibition of the work of photographer, Jean Claude Moschetti, from November 3 until December 3, 2016, with an opening on Thursday, November 3rd from 6 to 8 pm.


ston“Roots Than Connect Us All: A Mother & Son Collaboration” opens at the Stonington Gallery, 125 S. Jackson Street, in a reception from 6-8pm. "Roots That Connect Us All" shines a light on another historic artistic collaboration between men and women, that of weaving and painting, and immortalized in the painted weavings of Charles and Isabella Edenshaw (Haida). Often acknowledged as the greatest historic artists from the Pacific Northwest Coast, Charles and Isabella’s collaborative works are among the finest objects held in museum collections throughout the world.



Traver Gallery, 110 Union Street, presents “ Up and At ’em,”  an important new series of leaded glass screens by esteemed artist, Dick Weiss. Weiss began exhibiting his glass work at Traver Gallery in 1979, has shown with the gallery in numerous solo shows in a variety of mediums, and has been part of many collaborative exhibitions since that time.



zincArtist Harold Hollingsworth will show recent works from a series he began in Berlin at ZINC contemporary, 119 Prefontaine Pl S, in a solo exhibition running November 3-28. The opening night artist’s reception will be held on November 3 5-8pm during the Pioneer Square First Thursday Art Walk and is open to the public.Hollingsworth exhibits internationally in Berlin, Los Angeles, and Seattle and can be found in the collections of the Seattle Art Museum, Nordstrom, Bank of America, Hogue Cellars, Target, and the Vulcan Group. Shown: Dual by Harold Hollingsworth

Signs of Life at Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery

facereOpening October 19 in a reception in the City Centre conference room at 1420 5th. Ave. from 5-6:30pm at the Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery, is “Sins of Life” . Signs of Life is an annual literary journal and cotemporary jewelry art exhibition featuring work by nine jewelry artists. One piece by each artist is used as the jumping-off point for nine written pieces by published authors. Shown: Sunrise by Chris Abrass. The show runs through November 9.