Posts Tagged ‘Whidbey Island galleries’
Gallery Cygnus, 109 Commercial in LaConner, hosts Todd J. Horton and Peregrine O’Gormley from April 5th – May 19th. The artists’ reception is Saturday, April 6 from 3 – 5pm.
Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Avenue in Edison, is featuring artwork by Francis X Donovan and Bill Snow. This exhibition will feature selections from their shared studio space, informally named “Studio X”, in ranging media including painting and carving.
Ron Ward presents his new encaustic work, “Waxed Paper” at the Whidbey Art Gallery, 220 Second Street in Langley, with an opening on April 6, 5-7 pm. The work will be on view through April 30. For more information visit www.whidbeyartists.com
Whidbey Art Gallery, 220 2nd. St. in Langley, features guest artists for March including island glass maker Aaron LaChausee, and landscape painters Joyce Donaldson (oils and watercolor), and Ginger Schmidt (oils). Visit with them at the artwalk on Saturday, March 2 from 5-7 pm .
Brackenwood Gallery, 302 First Street in Langley, opens “Discerning Eyes” with an artists’ reception from 5-7 PM on March 2. This invitational exhibit will offer an array of photographic images featuring artists Rich Frishman, Earl Olsen, Ed Severinghaus, Skip Smith, and Kim Tinuviel. Shown: Rich Frishman. Its entitled The Art of the Motorcycle.
Showing through February 25 at the Brackenwood Gallery, 302 First Street in Langley on Whidbey Island, is an exhibit entitled “Mending Hearts” featuring sculptor Sue Taves, photographer Michael Stadler and mixed media artist Zia Gipson. The artists have created an introspective show that’s focused on that ancient symbol of love and life, the HEART. The artists spent two years developing a metaphor for heartbreak and healing thru their art.
Artisans on Taylor, 911 Water Street in Port Townsend, opens “Conversation Pieces,” mixed media figurative paintings by Christopher Mathie, in a reception August 4 from 6-8pm during the Port Townsend Art Walk.
Brackenwood Gallery, 302 First Street in Langley, presents Pete Jordan as the featured artist for the month of August. Jordan is a well-known Whidbey Island artist whose paintings are indicative of this place. This show will feature both island landscapes and paintings of appealing objects the artist has accumulated over the years. A reception for the artis is from 5-7pm. Shown at the right: Moonset Deer Lagoon, Pete Jordan.
Through September 7, Patricia Cameron Gallery, 234 Dexter Avenue N. is featuring colorful new paintings by Seattle artist and Gage Academy art instructor Julia Ricketts along with large scale charcoal drawings by Hawaii artist/educator Linda Kane. Shown at the left: Joie de Vivre by Julia Ricketts.
Opening from 5-8pm at the Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Avenue in Edison, is “Mashcans,” a collection of smashed objects such as cans or buckets, found by Paul Havas on the side of the road while painting en plein air. Although a divergence from his popular landscapes, the "mashcans" share the artist’s very distinct palate. He has had numerous exhibitions in his career and his paintings are featured in the permanent collections of the Museum of Northwest Art, Tacoma Art Museum, and Whatcom Museum.
Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Street in Friday Harbor, introduces “World of Wonder and Delight” in a reception from 2-5pm. Featured in the exhibit are Jaime Ellsworth’s oils and mixed media sculpture by Robin and John Gumaelius. An artist talk by Robin and John Gumselius will take place at 11am. Shown at the right: Pet the Dog by Jaime Ellsworth.
Christina Moats is opening a new gallery in Freeland on Whidbey Island. Called Christina’s Island, the gallery, located at 1592 E Main Street, will have the grand opening reception June 29 from 5-8pm. Represented are 15 artists from various mediums including pencil & gouache, acrylic, pen & ink, encaustics, Sumi-e, woodworking, furniture, photography, fused glass and blown glass. The gallery is also has designer originals from the collections of Teri Jo Summer, Jessie Lyle and Tammi Sloan. The phone number is 360.632.4132.
Brackenwood Gallery, 302 First Streeet in Langley, opens with a reception from 5-7pm on June 2 featuring artist Bergen Rose. Known for her acrylic landscapes, which include a surreal touch, often featuring a narrative. This show will include some of her quilted textile paintings that won praise and the “Coup de Coeur” award at the prestigious textile and fiber art Villefranche-sur-Saône Expo en Beaujolais, France.Shown at the left: Ordinary Woman with Special Kite.
Brackenwood Gallery, 302 First Street in Langley, presents the Lith photography of Skip Smith with a selection of oil paintings by Kent Lovelace in a show honoring trees opening on May 5 from 5-7pm. Continuing through May 28, Smith and Lovelace reveal the dignity and unique character of each tree they depict. Smith’s photographs capture the magnificence and grace of trees, while reminding the viewer of the varied environs where they thrive and survive. Lovelace, a master lithographer whose journey into painting incorporated the copper surface from the printmaking world as his canvas.His landscapes explore the elegant forms of trees with the integration of rich color.
“Flights of Fancy", opens with an artists’ reception from 5-7pm on April 7 at the Brackenwood Gallery, 302 First Street in Langley on Whidbey Island. This traditional month of rebirth brings together artists Janie Cribbs and Sara Saltee in a show filled with flight, color, humor and a touch of whimsy.
A group exhibit showcasing works of art inspired by the sun opens at the Brackenwood Gallery in Langley in a reception for the artists on March 3 from 5-7pm. The show runs through April 2.
This January and February MUSEO, located at 215 First Street in Langley on Whidbey Island, will feature works primarily by local artists during its “Steampunk” show. About 40 artists have created both two-dimensional and sculptural works reminiscent of the spirit of adventure, invention, and craftsmanship of the early 19th century. The show runs through February 27. Shown: Jacob Bloom, Last Farewell Flare.
Brackenwood Gallery, 302 First Street in Langley, opens a retrospective for artist Lee Wexler with a reception from 5-7pm on January 8. The show will continue thru January 30, 2012. A fine artist, educator, designer and muralist Lee Jesse Wexler was born on April 7, 1925 in Los Angeles, CA. After receiving an MFA in Design at University of Southern California, he became a professor at California State University, Los Angeles for 28 years and was a Professor Emeritus at CSULA at the time of his death in 2010. The works for sale in this exhibit are culled from his family’s collection and are among the best of Wexler’s watercolor, egg tempera and pastel paintings. Wexler served on the board of the Northwest Watercolor Society and guided the development of the Northwest Watercolor Foundation, becoming president from 1998-2006. His “Manzanar Japanese Relocation Camp” series is included in the permanent collection at the Wing Luke Museum. Shown: Three Figures with Pigeons.
“Small Pleasures, ” a show featuring many of the best artists at the Brackenwood Gallery, begins November 5, 2011 with a festive artists’ reception from 5-7 PM and continues thru Dec. 31, 2011. All items in the show are under $500. The gallery, located at 302 First Street in Langley on Whidbey Island, will host another opening and add more artists on December 3 from 5-7pm.
A multi-media group show called “What is Art?” opens October 1 from 5-7pm at the Brackenwood Gallery, 302 First Street in Langley. The show, which runs through October 31, features Robbie Cribbs, Sharon Shoemaker and Michel Tsouris who have been asking themselves and others for the past year “What is Art?”. They have captured their discoveries in video, photography, drawings and etchings. Small video screens will play their various videos throughout the gallery. Show by Robbie Cribbs.
Island Framery, 4777 Commercial in Clinton on Whidbey Island, is showing an exhibit titled “Resilience” by Chris Dennis. Spanning 10 feet wide by 7 feet high, Resilience is comprised of re-purposed glass, plexiglass, cardboard, papers, and foamcore. The exhibit is on view through October 12. The artist reception is September 17 from 12-2pm.