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For THIS PLACE, award-winning artist calligrapher JoAnn Pari-Mueller and art director Jan Rimerman.

“Butterfly” by JoAnn Pari-Mueller

Pacific N.W. artist working in watercolor, calligraphy, collage, and pastel media.

“Honeybees and Flowers” by JoAnn Pari-Mueller

Fine details catch my eye.  I am interested in the relationship between objects – the “collector mentality.”  I like the starkness of a subject against a white background, but may also intersperse geometric lines or shapes with the mostly curvilinear subjects. Often I use richly colored or detailed borders or backgrounds – influences of the many patterns and colors in my collections.”  JP-M

I won “Best of Show” in the 2022 Rose Festival Art Show at OSA (Oregon Society of Artists)? That was exciting. See my piece and read what the judge said. JP-M

Juror’s note: I thought that this was a most complete and sensational piece. The combination of the story, the beautiful calligraphy of the writing, and, at its heart, an exquisitely-realized rose makes this work a genuinely excellent selection. It drew me in at first glance, and the more time I spent with it, the more I appreciated it.

After 15 years as an art museum tour guide, I began immersing myself in art classes at area art schools and colleges. I am an active member of the Oregon Society of Artists, the Watercolor Society of Oregon, and the Portland Society for Calligraphy and have participated in numerous exhibits throughout the state.”  JP-M

New work by Jan Rimerman for THIS PLACE. 

“Unexpected Celebration” by Jan Rimerman

For THIS PLACE, Fairweather’s July exhibition, my botanical collection is bright and festive. 

This new series is saucy and ready to brighten up the world.”  Jan Rimerman, artist/ curator/ gallerist

Each piece begins with a powdered charcoal under painting with an ink drawing drawn over it.  Transparent fluid acrylics are painted on top in many layers to create luminescence and dimension.”  JR

When not in the studio or traveling, Jan  Rimerman is the Visual Arts Coordinator of the Lakewood Center, the Art Director of the L.O. Reads Program, and the Director of Rock…Paper…Turtle…Art for Wetlands in partnership with The Wetlands Conservancy and the Director of the Rain Spark Gallery. Playing competitive tennis keeps her on her toes. Jan is the turtle mother of six rescue turtles who follow her around the studio like puppies.

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside, Oregon

Art on display and for sale through July 25

Painters, artists, and photographers explore the language of landscape

THIS PLACE, a special exhibition with selected original works by regional artists Paul Brent, Victoria Brooks, Nick Brakel, Barbara Bacon Folawn, Cicely Gilman, Bev Drew Kindley, Neal Maine, JoAnn Pari-Mueller, Jan Rimerman, and more.

For THIS PLACE, the art created is my country garden where stories unfold daily betweem plants, flowers, pollinators, birds, and animals.”  JoAnn Pari-Mueller

Please read more about our Seaside gallery, our commitment to N.W. artists, and our products made by N.W. artists.

July 2022 THIS PLace display at Fairweather’s featuring the art and calligraphy of JoAnn Pari-Mueller, pottery by Marilyn Cohn, landscape by Toni Avery, oil paintings by Paul Brent, paintings by Jan Rimerman, wood bowls by Janis Childs, ceramic boxes by Dan Peccia,  stemware by Rox and Bob Heath, beach carry-all by Betty Huffman, and impressionistic oils by Victoria Brooks.

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