It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Harris Harvey Gallery artist Kent Lovelace has passed away. Kent Lovelace painted remarkable, luminous works with oil on copper, reviving a technique dating back to the Renaissance Era. He was a master lithographer, a pioneer in the Seattle gallery scene, a father, grandfather and friend. A tribute to Kent’s life and achievements can be found here.
Charles Emerson will be giving an artist talk about his new body of richly hued abstract paintings featured in ‘Color Meditations.’ Emerson embraces color and process as the foundation of his artworks, which range from atmospheric compositions reminiscent of landscapes to non-representational color fields. Join us for this event in conjunction with Emerson’s first exhibition at Harris Harvey Gallery on Saturday, April 15, 1:00 p.m.
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 (