Visual Arts Calendar

Dec. 20th - 26th, 2006

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Lectures and Events

Norman Lundin The Professor Emeritus of Painting at UW will lecture on his work. 6 p.m. Wed. Dec. 20. Mexican votive/Retablo paintings from Hugo, Daniel, and Luis Vilchis from Mexico City (sons of Alfredo Vilchis Roque). Also: photographs by Sedora DeBondt. Form/Space Atelier, 1907 Second Ave., 448-2302. Vilchis ends Dec. 31.

Last Chance

Catherine Person Gallery Local artist Yancy Wright exhibits a series of lushly illuminated photographs. 319 Third Ave. S., 763-5565. Ends Dec. 22.

Davidson Contemporary Vibrant new paintings from Camille Patha. 310 S. Washington St., 624-7684. Ends Dec. 23.

Davidson Galleries German Expressionist prints. 313 Occidental Ave. S., 624-6700. Ends Dec. 23.

Fountainhead The third annual Children's Book Art Invitational, featuring Richard Jesse Watson, John Nez, and more. W. McGraw St., 285-4467. Ends Dec. 22.

Francine Seders Gallery Gail Grinnell's tender works in ink and acrylic; Marc Wenet's mixed media constructions. 6701 Greenwood Ave. N., 782-0355, www.sedersgallery.com. Ends Dec. 24.

G. Gibson Gallery An anniversary exhibit of new work by over 20 gallery artists, including Alicia Berger, Michael Brophy, Larry Calkins, and Faryn Davis. 300 S. Washington St., 587-4033. Ends Dec. 23.

Greg Kucera Gallery Scott Trimble's boardwalks of shifting scale and direction (See the Wire, 12/06). Also: 50 etchings from printmaker Robert Motherwell's collaborations with Catherine Mosely. 212 Third Ave. S., 624-0770. Motherwell ends Dec. 23. Trimble ends Jan. 27.

Grover/Thurston Gallery Arizona artist John Randall Nelson shows new paintings in "Flower." 309 Occidental Ave. S., 223-0816. Ends Dec. 22.

James Harris Photographer Roy McMakin's new body of work aims to "capture the essence of domestic found objects." 309A Third Ave. S., 903-6220. Ends Dec. 22.

Viveza Local artist Francesca Berrini creates maps that will only reinforce viewers' misplaced concepts, or else orient them to the vivid terrain of Berrini's imagination, a fantastic land of places that exist only figuratively or not at all. (See review 11/22). 2604 Western Ave., 956-3584. Ends Dec. 24. SUE PETERS

Nordic Heritage Museum Paintings and prints from Norwegian artists interpret Henrik Ibsen's plays in honor of the 100th anniversary of his death. Also: "Tapestry on the Edge." 3014 N.W. 67th St., 789-5707. Ibsen ends Dec. 20. Tapestry ends Jan. 14.

Galleries

Alibi Room John Berry's dreamy oils. 85 Pike St. (in Post Alley), 623-3180. Ends Dec. 31.

Art/Not Terminal Surreal paintings from Rob Clarke. 2045 Westlake Ave., 233-0680. Ends Jan. 4.

ArtsWest Winter themes in mixed media by Jacqui Beck and Regina Rubin Cody, encaustics by Carol Chellino, and monotypes by Lisa Snow Lady. 4711 California Ave. S.W., 938-0963. Ends Jan. 6.

Baas Five gallery artists exhibit new paintings and small format prints. 2703 E. Madison St., 324-4742. Ends Jan. 13.

Belle & Wissell "Beasts," an exhibit of "mythological menagerie." 6014 12th Ave. S., 322-7908. Ends Feb. 17.

Bluebottle Robots, robots, and more robots from illustrator R. Nicholas Kuszyk. 415 E. Pine St., 325-1592. Ends Dec. 30.

Christoff Gallery Hand-painted photographs from Andrew Miller. 6004 12th Ave. S. #17, 767-0280. Ends Dec. 31.

CoCA The 2006 Annual, organized by guest juror Jennifer Gately of the Portland Art Museum, features work from over 15 local and national artists. 410 Dexter Ave. N., 728-1980. Ends Dec. 30.

Columbia City "Adornments and Small Works" are new by Columbia City artists; in the guest gallery, "From the Furnace"shows glass art from Viscosity Glass Studio. 4864 Rainier Ave. S., 760-9843. Ends Jan. 14.

Corridor Tashiro-Kaplan building artists put their sculpture, fiber art, glass, jewelry, photos, and more on display and up for sale. Corridor Gallery, 306 S. Washington St., 856-7037. Ends Dec. 30.

D'Adamo/Woltz The gallery's first show of photography from their represented artists. 307 Occidental Ave. S., 652-4414. Ends Feb. 6.

Experience Music Project Unexpected pairings from Paul Allen's private collection, many not seen by the public in over 50 years. Some sample matches: Van Gogh and Ernst, Monet and DeKooning, Signac and Rothko. Curated by art historian and Impressionism expert Paul Hayes Tucker. EMP, 325 Fifth Ave. N. (Seattle Center), 770-2702. Ends Jan. 1.

Fine Art Vision Gallery The vibrant oils of Russian artist Igor Kashinsky, inspired by "the psychology of the music world." 3833 156th Ave. S.E., Bellevue, 425-681-9772. Ends Jan. 4.

Frame Up Studios "Not So Stories," Beatrice Billard's painterly interpretations of folk and "cautionary" tales from around the world. 3515 Fremont Ave. N., 547-4657. Ends Dec. 31.

Gallery4Culture Tivon Rice's new installation explores "the reduction of televised information to form and light." (SEE WIRE, 12/06). 101 Prefontaine Pl. S., 296-7580. Ends Dec. 29.

Gallery IMA A newly remolded exhibition space and the Annual Holiday Show of paintings and sculpture. 123 S. Jackson St., 625-0055. Ends Jan. 1.

Gallery 110 A juried show of the gallery artists' best of 2006. 110 S. Washington St., 624-9336. Ends Dec. 30.

Garde Rail John Taylor's new mixed media ships and large-scale depictions of Jonah and the Whale and Noah's Ark. Tashiro-Kaplan Building, 110 Third Ave. S., 621-1055. Ends Jan. 27.

Gibson Guitars Showroom Local rock documentarians Justin Renney, Blush Photo, and Feel Royal. 159 S. Jackson St. Suite 300. Ends Dec. 31.

Henry Art Gallery New work from Walid Raad, Robert Campbell, and Yuki Nakamura. Also: Stephen Shore's large-format color photos demonstrate his influential vision of the last half century. Henry Art Gallery, 15th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 41st Street, 543-2280. Campbell/Nakamura and Shore end Dec. 31. Raad ends Feb. 4.

Howard House Dan Webb's carved wood sculpture and photography in "Never Always." 604 Second Ave., 256-6399. Ends Jan. 13.

Jack Straw New Media Gallery Bay Area artist Joe Colley's interactive installation on space and sound. 4261 Roosevelt Way N.E., 634-0919. Ends Dec. 29.

Lawrimore Project Sami Ben Larbi's installation, as well as paintings, audio, and new prints; prints from Ben Beres, and a video from Erwin Wurm, concurrently exhibiting work at the Frye. Lawrimore Project, 831 Airport Way S., 501-1231. Ends Dec. 30.

Linda Hodges Oils from Jennifer Beedon, inspired by "postwar suburbia in the 1940s and 1950s." 316 First Ave. S., 624-3034. Ends Dec. 30.

Lisa Harris Paintings from Joel Brock. 1922 Pike Pl., 443-3315. Ends Dec. 30.

Northwest Craft Center Gallery New work from Gerry Newcomb, Mary Robinson, Ernest Hilsenberg, Jeffrey Brown, Regnor Reinholdsten, and John Morgan. 305 Harrison St. (Seattle Center), 728-1555. Ends Dec. 31.

OKOK Gallery Grant Barnhart (Tra Sehltrow)'s brilliant paintings full of fascinating creatures from this young artist with intensity to spare (See review 11/22). 5107 Ballard Ave. N.W., 789-6242. Ends Jan. 14. SUE PETERS

Parklane Gallery Work from painter Sue Robertson and mixed media artist Karen Dedrickson. 130 Park Lane, Kirkland, 425-827-1462. Ends Dec. 31.

Patricia Cameron Paintings from Oregon artist Lisa Pounders and ceramic sculpture from Seattleite Charlotte Renata Simpson. 234 Dexter Ave. N., 343-9647. Ends Jan. 13.

Patricia Rovzar An annual group show of oils, acrylics, mixed media, and more. Patricia Rovzar Gallery, 1225 Second Ave., 223-0273. Ends Jan. 2.

Photographic Center Northwest The PCNW Juried Members' Exhibition features selections chosen by Whatcom Museum's Scott Wallin. 900 12th Ave., 720-7222. Ends Jan. 15.

Platform Gallery Stephen Hilyard's striking digital photographs that "reference the world but do not depict it." 114 Third Ave. S., 323-2808. Ends Dec. 30.

Print Zero Studios A site-specific mural and new prints from Abraham Mong and Zach Bohn. 323 N. 105th St., 363-2997. Ends Jan. 21.

Punch Gallery New sculptural work from Howard Barlow. 119 Prefontaine Pl. S., 621-1945. Barlow ends Dec. 31.

Roq la Rue Lovely, spooky paintings from New York artists MaDora Frey and Jean Pierre Roy. 2312 Second Ave., 374-8977. Ends Feb. 2.

Solo Iconic music photographs from the '70s through today from Darrell M. Westmoreland. 200 Roy St., 213-0080. Ends Jan. 31.

Stonington Gallery "Winter Celebration," a group exhibition featuring over 15 gallery artists. 119 S. Jackson St., 405-4040. Ends Dec. 31.

Suite 400 "re-Rendered," new work by Laura Ward in this unusual space. 1601 Second Ave. (above Nordstrom Rack), 624-3854. Ends March 2007.

20Twenty New work from No Space gallery co-founder Gabriel Stromberg. 5208 Ballard Ave. N.W., 706-0969. Ends Jan. 10.

22 Doors Portrait and floral paintings from Willow Heath. 405 15th Ave. E., 324-6406. Ends Feb. 11.

Two Bells Selected early paintings from David Kane. 2313 Fourth Ave., 441-3050. Ends Jan. 30.

Vetri James Minson and Renata Crowe's glass jewelry. 1404 First Ave., 667-9608. Ends Dec. 31.

Wall Space Aline Smithson's multifaceted photographs (SEE FALL ARTS GUIDE). 600 First Ave. #322, 749-9133. Ends Jan. 13.

Wessel & Lieberman Booksellers Printmaker/wood engraver Shinsuke Minegishi presents his first one-person U.S. exhibition. 208 First Ave. S., 682-3545. Ends Dec. 30.

William Traver New work from glass artist Danny Perkins. William Traver Gallery, 110 Union St. #200, 587-6501. Ends Jan. 28.

Winston Wächter Bo Bartlett's paintings show Northwest scenes through an appropriately misty oil palette. 203 Dexter Ave. N., 652-5855. Ends Jan. 4.

Woodside/Braseth Gallery A Centennial Celebration and Exhibition Honoring Northwest Master Guy Anderson and the original members of the Northwest School (Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, Kenneth Callahan, and William Cumming). 2101 Ninth Ave., 622-7243. Ends Jan. 1.

Museums

Bellevue Arts Museum 120 works of wood art from the collection of Jane and Arthur Mason. A juried exhibit of contemporary weavers. Also: the work of Northwest jewelry artist Ron Ho, and Mohamed Zakariya's elegant script work. 510 Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue, 425-519-0770. Weavers ends Jan. 6. Ron Ho and Zakariya end Feb. 18. Wood ends April 2007.

Burke Museum A bilingual photography exhibit honoring Oaxaca's annual Day of the Dead tradition. Also: hand-tinted photographs from turn-of-the-century Tibet. N.E. 45th St. and 17th Ave. N.E., 543-5590. "Day of the Dead" Ends Dec. 31. Tibet ends Feb. 4.

Frye Museum Recent work by Viennese artist Erwin Wurm. SEE WIRE, 12/13. Also: The depiction of children in the 19th century is the unifying theme of a collection of paintings, primarily by New England artists from that era. Also: The latest kinetic sculptural installation from sound artist Trimpin. 704 Terry Ave., 622-9250. Wurm ends Jan. 28. "Children" ends Feb. 4. Trimpin ends Jan. 21.

Museum of Flight 50 working models based on Leonardo da Vinci's notes and sketches. 9404 E. Marginal Way S., 764-5700. Ends Jan. 28.

Museum of Glass "Fresh! Contemporary Takes on Nature and Allegory" juxtaposes contemporary glass art with other media. 1801 E. Dock St., Tacoma, 253-284-4750. "Fresh!" ends Dec. 31.

Museum of History and Industry Holiday-themed covers of the Saturday Evening Post from Norman Rockwell. Museum of History and Industry, 2700 24th Ave. E., 324-1126. Rockwell ends Jan. 15.

Seattle Asian Art Museum Vik Muniz shows the Mona Lisa as finger-painted in chocolate syrup. Dracula depicted in caviar. Marlene Dietrich laid out in diamonds. And portraits of kids made of sugar in this 20-year survey of Brazilian-born photographer's work (See review 11/08). Seattle Asian Art Museum, Volunteer Park, 1400 E. Prospect St., 654-3100. Ends Jan. 15.

Tacoma Art Museum. Great art is subversively hiding in grade-school libraries everywhere. This fact is illustrated beautifully in this retrospective of beloved children's illustrator/author Eric Carle's work (see review 11/01). Tacoma Art Museum, 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma, 253-272-4258, www.tacomaartmuseum.org. Ends Jan. 21. SUE PETERS

 
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