GOOD STUFF vignette #1: Oil painting, impressionistic, by Melissa Jander, pottery by Forest Bash, jewelry by Mary Truhler. Handmade glass by Christine Downs, vintage mouth-blown glass, selected fused glass pieces made available from a private collector, ash wood serving tray on display through June 25.
GOOD STUFF vignette #2: Hydrangeas oil on board by Melissa Jander, pottery by Marilyn Cohn, mouth-blown stemware, vintage pottery, and bronze candle ware. Note the under-stated color balance in the display that complements the art.
GOOD vignette #3: Framed oil and oil on board by Melissa Jander, mixed media florals by Jan Rimerman, watercolor by Bev Drew Kindley, abstract Van Gogn floral by Emily Schultz McNeil, butterfly florals by Vicky Combs-Snider, mouth-blown glass, fused glass pieces, jewelry by Michelle Shigemasa, and urchin rocks by Kadny Swartz.
GOOD STUFF vignette #5: Pair of oils on board by Melissa Jander, handmade rag baskets by Janice Dittbrenner, felt brooches by Pat Tulip, glassware by Christine Downs, fused glass on stand by Bob Heath, and vintage blue/ pink mouth-blown stemware.
GOOD STUFF vignette #6: Oil paintings by Melissa Jander, fused glass art by Bob Heath, vintage mouth-blown stemware, and retro glass.
There’s no denying that flowers and spring go hand-in-hand. After all, there’s a reason we still quote Meryl Streep in The Devil Wears Prada when she sneers, ‘Florals for Spring? Groundbreaking.’
But while florals might not be seasonally groundbreaking, they remain extremely on-trend – and this year, according to the experts, it’s going to be a coveted interior design trend. Rather than large-scale contemporary flowers or overly saturated prints that skew retro, this year, everything’s coming up pretty, frilly, and extremely feminine.”
“Flowers, in particular, in 2023, are in almost every popular aesthetic, either maximalist or cottage. The traditional design is cycling back into fashion in the most wonderful way. Goodbye, monochromatic neutrals. Now, more than ever, we see gorgeous, layered spaces, a mix of prints, patterns, and colors. Flowers are GOOD STUFF.”
Fairweather House and Gallery
612 Broadway St.
Through June 25
“GOOD STUFF,” an impressionistic show of oil and en-plein air paintings.
Showing Melissa Jander’s newest collection of classical and impressionist styles with a “fresh energy that will captivate the viewer. This oil painting collection showcases various subjects with fresh and lively energy.”
Also featuring en-Plein air artists Gretha Lindwood, Bev Drew Kindley, and Victoria Brooks, with studio work by Paul Brent and Michael Muldoon.
KD Fairweather, an allied member of A.S.I.D., American Society of Interior Designers, staged the exhibition to highlight how floral art complements interior spaces.
Representing a fine art collection by an exceptional group of regional artists for over fifteen years. Traditional to transitional, contemporary to realism, and Impressionism to emerging art in original art.
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
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