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Paul Brent is an artist whose work has become internationally known to represent the coastal lifestyle.

 

Aqueous Seahorse 12×12 Paul Brent original watercolor

Before the Storm Sailing 16×20 Paul Brent original oil

From his watercolors to his recent oil paintings, Paul Brent captures nature in its best and most idyllic form. He especially enjoys painting local scenes, seascapes and beachscapes that he views near his two home studios in Panama City, Florida and Seaside, Oregon.

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While being best known for his beach subjects, Paul Brent paints seascapes that are equally indicative of his talent to recreate all aspects of nature.

Artist grace note:

“Many of the new works I will be bringing in for the summer of 2018 are sailboat oriented.  That will be the theme for my new work.” Paul Brent

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside

July 7 -July 31

 OCEAN FOLK, an exhibition, featuring  Paul Brent and other regional artists.

 

 Two Oyster Shells on Deck 11×14 Paul Brent original watercolor

Paul Brent was born in Oklahoma City and lived in rural Southwest Oklahoma with his family until he was thirteen. His parents, who were educators, moved their family to Long Beach, California, and Paul attended high school and California State College in Long Beach. He majored in art but in his junior year of college, he transferred to the University of California at Berkeley to study architecture. He completed his Bachelors of Architecture and joined the Air Force where he was stationed in Panama City, Florida. There he met his wife, Lana Jane and after they were married, he left the service and they returned to California where he completed his Master’s degree in Architecture at Cal Berkeley. He and Lana Jane have an art gallery in Panama City, Florida, where they live part of the year.

Paul Brent has been profiled in many publications including the Wall Street Journal, Coastal Living, Florida Monthly and many more. He is a signature member of the National and Florida Watercolor Societies and a member of the Society of Illustrators. He had authored a book on watercolor instruction titled Wonderful Watercolors and illustrated the children’s book J. Rooker, Manatee. He has been active in arts and planning organizations both locally and in the state of Florida. © 2006-2018 All images copyright Paul Brent

From June to October they live in Seaside, Oregon, where they have had a home and an artist’s studio for more than 10 years.

Paul Brent has exhibited his work in Seaside at Fairweather House and Gallery on Broadway for more than seven years.

Seascape on Marble Oil 16×20 Paul Brent original

To view more art by the artist, please go to www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com / …artists/ …Paul Brent

© 2006-2018 All images copyright Paul Brent

 

“Stream Treasure” original watercolor by Jan Rimerman

 

Jan Rimerman grew up around the waters of the Pacific Northwest. The “Sense of Place” that inspires her includes waves of movement in the streams, rivers and tidal edges. The flowing liquid negotiating the stones and the reflections of light fascinate Jan. She observes this evolution of changing forms and captures it with charcoal and paint.

 

“Secrets of the Stream”mixed media art by Jan Rimerman

This watery “Sense of Place” allows each viewer to dive in to go on their own adventure. It gives permission to get immersed into the many layers that whisks one away into a different environment.

 

“Sunlight in the Stream” mixed media art by Jan Rimerman

Everyone connects with their own experiences and “Sense of Place” whether from their childhood, recent memories or perhaps where they would like to be in the future.

“Summer Veil” mixed media art by Jan Rimerman

Rimerman’s unique technique allows the work to present a new perspective each time it’s seen. By slightly altering one’s viewing perspective you may see different symbols, waves and stones appear. As flowing water is constantly changing so do the paintings due to the many layers and applied textures that are revealed in different lights of the day & the season.

 

Jan Rimerman carefully observes the evolution of these changing forms. Placing layers of color, texture, form, light & shadow are all part of the intentional creative process. An under painting of powdered charcoal gelled onto heavy watercolor paper gives the finished painting a hint of visual textural mystery. As many as 22 layers of transparent fluid acrylic paint are applied on the initial powdered charcoal foundation allowing the adventure to begin.

 

 

About the artist:

As an arts educator for 33 years, Jan pioneered the Art After Hours program for high school students & community members.  Jan Rimerman created the art cultural exchange, The “Common Connection” between schools in Poland & Tigard High School.   She is the 2002 Secondary Art Educator of the Year in the State of Oregon.  She has been included in the Who’s Who Teachers Edition for 2004-2010 & in the Who’s Who of American Women 2008 & 2009.

Jan Rimerman was the Open Show Director at the Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts for 25 years.

 

 

Open Show of the Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts.

Altruistic projects include the International Land Fill Project,  Kows for Kids, Children First, Audubon, Susan G, Koman Foundation, Turtle Head Start Program at the Oregon Zoo, & painting doors for the Lake Oswego Art Foundation.    Jan is the director of the Rain Spark Gallery, a seasonal pop up, the Visual Arts Director of the Lakewood Center & gives talks to the community of her international adventures entitled:  Through an Artist’s Eyes.  She is a fundraiser for the World Wildlife Fund, the Di Ji Orphanage in Lhasa, Tibet & creator of the Rock…Paper…Turtle…Art for Wetlands for The Wetlands Conservancy.   Rimerman is the Art Exhibition Director for Lake Oswego Reads.  This program interprets the book that the entire community reads in a 2-D creative form and presents it in an exhibit.

 

Jan Rimerman

Jan Rimerman’s work is found in ten books, magazines and on greeting cards.  Her work is exhibited in invitational shows in the Pacific Northwest.  It is also found at the Portland Art Museum Rental Sales Gallery, the Coos Art Museum and at the Blackfish Gallery in La Conner, WA.

 

 

 

 

 

Grace note received:

“The BLOG is great!!!  I am thrilled to be included at the “Sense of Place” exhibition at the Fairweather House and Gallery.  I am so pleased that you like the work & excited that you selected all  pieces in the series. My assistant, Megan, and I will be attending the opening!  Seaside will be popping  for almost every room in the land is booked.  Should be a terrific opening at the gallery.”  Jan Rimerman

 

 

Fairweather House and Gallery photo collage by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall.

 

Featuring Jan Rimerman’s  “Sense of Place” original paintings created from powdered charcoal and 22 layers of transparent fluid acrylic paint on watercolor paper.  “Inspired  by the Pacific Northwest natural environments.”

 

 

For more info please visit www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

Pears by Bill Baily.

Original watercolor.

 

Bill Baily has been painting for 56 years. He has studied under many well-known Northwest artists.

He has had 13 one man shows as well as being in many group shows. His work has been included in the annual Northwest Watercolor Society Show in Seattle, the Artists of Oregon Exhibit at the Portland Art Museum, the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies annual show and many of the Watercolor Society of Oregon biannual exhibits.

His work are included in the permanent collections of Sunriver Lodge and Condominiums, Georgia Pacific, Wells Fargo Bank, the Lloyd Corporation, Good Samaritan Hospital, Nabisco, Boise Cascade, Bank of America, Freightliner, The Rental Gallery at the Portland Art Museum and the Allison Inn.

His subject matter is usually impressions of landscapes, seascapes, fruit and vegetable compositions and abstracts.

 

 

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside, Oregon

Through May 31

Perfect Pear, Pair,  Pare Exhibition

Regional artists were selected due to their art related to scale and perspective, and the way things correlate and interact.

Featuring artists Lisa Wiser, Patti Isaacs, Jo Pomeroy-Crockett, Blue Bond, Marga Stanley, Bill Baily, and Lynda Campbell.

 

 

 

 

 

 

For over 12 years, Fairweather House and Gallery has offered an opening reception for selected regional artists.  The exhibitions give art patrons the opportunity to listen to an artist talk, to see new original art, to view gorgeous  new displays staged in a specific theme, listen to LIVE music and to watch an artist (or two) painting LIVE.

 

 

 

“Chasing the Light” by Neal Maine/ PacificLight Images.

For more info go to http://www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com/  …artists/ …

Save the date and time! Seaside/Gearhart naturalist and biologist, Neal Maine, will speak about the local habitat at 6:pm on March 3, 2018 at Fairweather’s.

 

 

Trending in MARCH. 

FRESH GREENS

 

View gorgeous new displays staged just for “Fresh Greens” by Denise Fairweather, gallerist, Allied Member, A.S.I.D., American Society of Interior Designers.

For more info, go to http://www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com/ …about/ …

 

For more info please visit http://www.facebook.com/ Seaside First Saturday Art Walk.

 

 

 

The holiday season arrives like nothing else at Fairweather’s.

Show your love for your neighborhood. 

Shop Small Business.

Goodies for you every Saturday through December!

Grab a friend and enjoy festive music,  goodies, mimosas and holiday inspirations…from the  best. 

 

 

New this season:

  • exquisite chenille, down filled pillows
  • mouth blown glass ornaments
  • wood turned burl ornaments
  • hand lettered holiday cards
  • seed pearl boxes
  • more unique, one-of-a-kind gifts
  • made by hand
  • made by your neighbors

 

 

 

 

Original art by Diane Copenhaver. 

It’s beginning to look like…

 

Coastal winter table display featuring art by Paul Brent.

It’s beginning to like like…

 

Wall art by Mike Mason, Jan Shield and Joanne Donaca. Credenza table art by Charles Schweigert and Deb Curtis.

It’s beginning to look like…

 

 

 

  Calligraphy by Penelope Culbertson.  Earrings by Debra Beard and Mary Hurst. Red tipped vases  by Emily Miller.

 Fairweather House and Gallery is embracing the fa-la-la season.

Always and forever embracing regional artists.

Always and forever featuring crafts made by local hands.

 

Sacred.  Encaustic (beeswax) on wood panel by Gregory Bell.

 

 

Update:

A federal agency and five conservation groups have put together a reward totaling $15,500 for information on the illegal killing of an Oregon wolf in Klamath County.  The wolf, OR-33, died of gunshot wounds in late April but the case was not confirmed until October following tests on the wolf’s DNA.

It is a violation of the federal Endangered Species Act to kill a gray wolf in the western two-thirds of Oregon, along with a violation of Oregon state game laws.

The wolf’s carcass was found about 20 miles northwest of Klamath Falls in Fremont-Winema National Forest, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials said.

“This is a heartbreaking loss for Oregon’s wolves,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the groups that contributed money.

“Wolf recovery in Oregon depends on wolves like OR-33 making their way west and thriving, so his death is a major setback. We hope someone will do the right thing and come forward with information.”

OR-33 was a 4-year-old male gray wolf that dispersed from northeast Oregon’s Imnaha Pack to southwest Oregon, where he became well known.  He was seen by multiple residents, and his photo was captured by a hunter’s trail camera near Emigrant Reservoir, about six miles southeast of Ashland.

“This wolf is acting like David Lee Roth,” said Greg Roberts, a media personality in Southern Oregon said at the time. “I’ve had eight people in Ashland say that they’ve seen him around their property.”

 

–Zach Urness, outdoors writer, photographer and videographer/ Oct. 24, 2017

http://www.statesmanjournal.com/story/news/crime/…/oregon-wolf…or-33…/794942001/

 

“Hurt No Living Thing”

 

Hurt no living thing;

Ladybird, nor butterfly,

Nor moth with dusty wing,

Not cricket chirping cheerily,

Nor grasshopper so light of leap,

Nor dancing gnat, nor beetle fat,

Nor harmless worms that creep.

— Christina Rossetti

During the opening reception of SHADOWS, Gregory Bell offered an artist talk about the encaustic works depicting the wildlife found in coastal habitat of the area.

 

 

 

 

And, too, during the SHADOWS reception,  the artist was  inspired by FLYNN,   “the handsomest Kestrel around and one of the  WCNC Ambassador Birds!”    I will paint FLYNN next! — Gregory Bell 

 

At the opening reception of  SHADOWS on October 7th there was an  auction  of selected Neal Maine images.  More than $300 was raised in less than five minutes to benefit the  WCNC!!!

 

Wildlife Center of the North Coast (WCNC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Oregon corporation, that specializes in wildlife rehabilitation of resident and migratory birds, mammals and other wild creatures naturally occurring in Oregon.

WCNC provides primary services to communities along 167 miles of coastline in Oregon and southwest Washington offering humane care and professional medical treatment to sick, injured, orphaned and displaced native wildlife with the goal of releasing healthy wild animals back into their appropriate habitat; offers quality conservation + environmental education programs concerning local wildlife, their ecosystems, and the human impact on these systems and individuals.

 

 

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