Gallery artist Kent Lovelace teaches his signature technique of creating oil paintings on copper during a week-long workshop hosted by Gage Academy of Art. Lovelace will discuss and demonstrate his methods for applying transparent layers of colored oil paint onto specially prepared copper plates. This workshop begins March 27 and concludes on March 31, 2017. Registration information and workshop details can be found on the Gage Academy of Art’s website.
The Portland Art Museum has added a work by Kim Osgood to the Northwest Art Collection. The collection honors the region’s artistic history and tradition with works dating from the 19th century to present day.
The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in Eugene, Oregon has also acquired a piece from the artist for its permanent collection. The museum is part of the University of Oregon, and hold works by of national and international artists, and hosts special rotating exhibitions.
Lois Silver is teaching a workshop on her unique approach to painting and working with oil bars on Bainbridge Island. Hurry to register – this will be the last workshop Lois Silver teaches! The workshop takes place Saturday & Sunday November 12 & 13 at the Winslow Art Center, Bainbridge, Island, Washington.
To register or for more information, click here
The Museum of Northwest Art acquired ‘Drift,’ a painting by Dion Zwirner, to the permanent collection. MoNA connects people with the art and cultures of the Northwest. MoNA collects and exhibits contemporary art from across the Northwest, including Alaska, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.
Re-opening in our new location September, 2016
Located just around the corner from our current space, the Alaska Trade Building is part of the Pike Place Market Historic District, on the west side of First Avenue. Reach us during the month of August by appointment. We will be posting regular updates here and through our mailing list.
Lisa Harris is pleased to announce that Sarah Harvey, who has been integral to the gallery for the past five years, is assuming the role of Director. When we reopen, we will be know as: HARRIS HARVEY GALLERY
Mitchell Albala has been awarded a Merit Award from Art Muse contest for Snow Rivers in Half Light. “This piece is bold, striking and distilled down to it’s essence. Simple shapes and color harmony create a powerful mood to this particular landscape,” write the jurors. Art Muse is a national monthly contest, find out more here.
Dreams and Allusions at the Hallie Ford Museum, Salem, Oregon
June 4 – August 28, 2016
Royal Nebeker’s artwork will be exhibited at the Hallie Ford Museum‘s Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery at Willamette University. Royal Nebeker (
A work by Wendy Thon appears in a Prompt Press book in conjunction with Melanie Rae Thon’s poetic writing. The poem and responses by several visual artists are compiled in a handmade book that will be part of the permanent special collections at the San Francisco Museum of Modern art, University of Iowa, University of Buffalo in New York, Washington University in St. Louis, and the Etherton Gallery in Tucson. Click here for more information
The work of Sherry Karver is included in txtMe at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, California. Her work is also featured in the Salon at Triton: 2D Competition and Exhibition at the Triton Museum of Art in Santa Clara, California, May 7 – June 11. Karver’s The Philosophy of Listening was awarded 2nd place in the Best in Show painting category. The exhibition is on view April 16 – May 29. For more information visit the website here