December 5, 2019 – January 4, 2020
Opening Reception: First Thursday, December 5, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Artist Talk with Hart James: Saturday, December 14 at 1 pm
In Blue: Landscapes of the Northwest, Hart James explores the inherent connection between the individual and their home, the Earth. James paints with a deep knowledge of the Northwest Mystics. She paints in an abstract manner to carry this tradition forward to the present. James’s work speaks of the energy of nature—the current of the water, the flow of the air over us, and the rock formations that form the foundation under our feet.
Also featured at Harris Harvey Gallery is the Small Works: Group Exhibition. These collectible pieces by west coast artists are perfect gift opportunities for the Holidays. The exhibition will include a wide array of subjects, styles and mediums including: painting, photography, printmaking, and mixed media works.
Select artworks drawn from private collections
and artist estates of the Northwest
January 9 – 25, 2020
Opening Reception: Second Thursday, January 9, 6 – 8 pm
Provenance Sundays: special hours January 12 & 19, 11 am – 4 pm
Harris Harvey Gallery is pleased to present Provenance. This exhibition gathers together a unique selection of artworks drawn from private collections and artist estates in the Northwest. The provenance of an artwork typically captures the object’s history of ownership all the way back to the artist’s studio. This includes significant exhibitions and venues in which the artwork has been seen, and collections or collectors’ hands in which it has belonged. Frequently, the story of an artwork’s life is an intriguing supplement to its aesthetic charms.
November 7 – 30, 2019
Opening Reception: First Thursday, November 7, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Harris Harvey Gallery is pleased to present Charles Emerson, Everything Changes, Every Thing Dreams. Emerson is a Pacific Northwest painter who creates richly hued abstract paintings that describe ethereal and atmospheric spaces. Embracing color as the foundation of his work, Emerson builds his compositions by applying layers of subtly varied tones that shift with light. His paintings contain terrestrial forms, celestial shapes, and painterly marks, each depicting an emotive microcosm with every varying palette. His paintings are reflections on personal experiences and an engagement with the concept that “nothing ever stays the same.” Emerson uses painting both as a visual diary—recording places, significant moments, and interpersonal interactions—as well as a part of a spiritual search where one can transcend the here and now.