We are so used to seeing seasonal art tinged with the brightest colors, so much so that looking at this exhibition is almost like taking a step out of time.
Indeed, the displays and the selected artworks give the viewer a chance to focus on texture rather than hue.
A show that reflects on the mood of the monochromatic light, shadows, and atmosphere in the NW.”
LIGHT and SHADOWS I: Mouth blown espresso glass, handmade pottery, by Lyn Cohn, hand wired seed pearl and shell stems, recycled glass hurricane, preserved eucalyptus branches, and original abstract art by Diane Copenhaver.
LIGHT and SHADOWS II: Original pen and ink drawings by Vanessa K. Stokes, sea star photo by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall, hand made silver ribbed vase, hand made beaded earrings by Mary Truhler, and chenille/ silk down filled decorative accent pillows.
LIGHT and SHADOWS IV: Wood and clay bird sculpture by Sandy Visse, hand-made wire basket, hand-carved wood spheres, antique circle mirror art, and photo printed on wood and macro leaf photograph by Steven A. Bash.
Close-up detail of Sandy Visse’s sculpture “mostly made by hand © S.V.” with driftwood and woven wire base.
LIGHT and SHADOWS V: Calligraphy by Penelope Culbertson, Tillamook Lighthouse in Seaside wave photo printed on glass by Neal Maine, hand-made pottery bowl by Suzy Holland, N.C.L.C. gift cards, and zinc table.
LIGHT and SHADOWS VI: Bronze, zinc, and nickel accessories, linen woven runner, decorative ceramic urn, picture frames in ebony wood with shell inlaid borders, hand-poured luxury ILLUME candles, fused glass platters by Carolyn Myers Lindberg, western gull art by Leah Brown and sea stack original art by Gregory Bell.
Displays by D. Fairweather, gallerist/curator, and allied member A.S.I.D., American Society of Interior Designers
Photos by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall for Fairweather House and Gallery
Fairweather House and Gallery
612 Broadway St.
LIGHT and SHADOWS Fairweather’s October Art Sale and Exhibition featuring N.W. artists Paul Brent, Diane Copenhaver, Linda Fenton-Mendenhall, Neal Maine, Emily Miller, and Vanessa K. Stokes.
Bringing together works by very different artists – in terms of age, geography, and medium – this exhibition draws the viewer’s attention to the beauty of the understated, giving the viewer a chance to focus on texture.
On exhibit through Oct. 31st
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