“Continuous Turning” segmented vase and wood flowers by Mike Brown for OpArt.

For OpArt-2023 vase with hardwoods and wood flowers by Mike Brown.

OpArt flower assembly situation room.

Mike Brown, wood sculptured studio.

Doyle Clapper, was my mentor and shared his love of woodworking along with giving me a broad knowledge of all aspects of construction.

I  pursue my passion for woodworking fulltime after retiring from a glass business. I have won multiple Best of Show awards at the annual Artistry in Wood juried shows. I won Best of Class and Best of Division awards at the Juried Woodworking show for my nautilus shells.”  

Just in for OpArt, new 2023 Nautilus shells on custom wood and glass stands by Mike Brown,

Just perfect for OpArt, the newest segmented shells from Mike Brown, complete with an abstract wood stand.


Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway St.


 For OpArt, short ‘optical art.’

Art sale and exhibition through May 25

Artists use unique shapes, colors, and patterns to create images that look moving or blurring.

Featuring abstract art by Mike Brown in Myrtlewood, in gnarled maple, Diane Copenhaver in acrylics, Jo-Pomeroy-Crockett in mixed media,  Karen Doyle in plein air, Stuart Dittbrenner in live edge furniture, Bob Heath in glassCarmela Newstead in oils, and Peg Wells in beeswax encaustics.

Fairweather House and Gallery has become one of the historic Gilbert District’s sought-after destinations offering an ever-changing unique visual experience.” — Seaside Signal

Representing a fine art collection by an exceptional group of regional artists for over fifteen years. From traditional to transitional, contemporary to realism, and impressionism to emerging art since 2006.

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