Save the date. April 1st. 5-7:pm.
Seaside First Saturday Art Walk
Opening reception for BLOOM, featuring artists Bev Drew Kindley, Gretha Lindwood with special guest appearance by Diana Moulder and ecology lecture by naturalist Neal Maine.
Fairweather House and Gallery
Calligraphy quote for BLOOM by Penelope Culbertson. Please visit http://www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com …artists… Penelope Culbertson for more info
For BLOOM, original art by Bev Drew Kindley
“We celebrate spring even more after a particularly dark season, when signs of renewal have appeared much later than usual. Sometimes we need a bouquet of flowers to keep our spirits up, to remind us of the joy.” –artist Bev Drew Kindley
Bev Drew Kindley, a native Oregonian, with dual degrees in art and philosophy, paints to understand the inspiration of unique moments of light with impressionistic works of art that are to viewed as visual celebrations. “It’s my way of communicating with the world. My hope is to encourage appreciate and protection of our heritage and world.”
Please visit http://www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com …artists… Bev Drew Kindley for more about the artist.
Gretha Lindwood uses vibrant color and strong design, hallmarks of art work, developed during a career as an illustrator and graphic designer. Another lifelong resident of the Pacific Northwest, the artist cherishes landscapes honed by water and time and delight in capturing their beauty in the lush colors of pastels or oils to share with the viewer.
For BLOOM, original pastel by Gretha Lindwood
Superintendent’s Award and Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge
“Into the Light: Plein Air Invitational Exhibition” Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA
Northwest Pastel Society International Exhibit, Tacoma, WA
Los Gatos Plein Air 2015, Los Gatos, CA
Annual Carmel Art Festival, Carmel-by-the-sea, CA
Please visit http://www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com … artists… Gretha Lindwood for more info
Special BLOOM program by Diana Moulder, owner/designer at Dirt Flirt, celebrated locally as the go to window box and “pot lady”, is an artist gardener, whose containers are renowned for their surprise elements. For nearly 20 years, through Diana’s eye, her company, Beach Blossoms, has featured plants capes that “paint with flowers”
And, too, Diana for the opening reception has offered a lovely door prize featuring her unique designed seasonal color container, selected fresh from her hands for BLOOM!
Trademark installations have included the Post Office, the sidewalk planter containers and the Gearhart City Hall, in addition to many, many clients throughout the coastal communities–all epitomize her stunning style and use of unforgettable combinations.
Please “like” http://www.facebook.com … Diana Moulder for more about the garden artist or call the garden artist (503) 739-0898
Baltimore Oriole by Neal Maine/PacificLight Images.
After a thirty-year career as an award-winning biology teacher at Seaside High School, Neal Maine became the first executive director of North Coast Land Conservancy, which he co-founded in 1986. Since his retirement from the land trust in 2010, he has pursued his passion for nature photography through PacificLight Images, “dedicated to raising awareness of coastal ecology and the wildlife with whom we share the region’s estuaries, freshwater wetlands and forests.” Photography centers around coastal and Columbia River landscape, ecology and the rich estuary habitat with the surrounding wetlands and forest systems. Proceeds in support of North Coast Land Conservancy, NCLC. Please visit http://www.nclc.org for more about the land trust.
For BLOOM, naturalist Neal Maine will speak about the ecology of the local habitats at 6: pm on April 1st at Fairweather’s.
Please visit http://www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com … artists… Neal Maine for more information.
And, too, three Painting Seaside LIVE episodes, painting demonstrations at Fairweather’s , will be offered by Bev Drew Kindley and Gretha Lindwood on April 1st, from 5-7:pm. Free and open to the public.
No foolin’ April 1st! NW artists, art program, guest lectures, art demonstrations, adult beverages, light refreshments and flowers for everyone!
BLOOM, Fairweather House and Gallery opening reception. April 1st. See and be seen.
Please visit http://www.facebook.com/ Seaside First Saturday Art Walk for more information.