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Hand painted silk wall hanging by Cicely Gorman, watercolor by Pam Haunschild, pen and ink abstract by Vanessa K. Stokes, hand painted tile earrings by Kris Zorko, and knitted wool cloche by Linda Olson.

In addition, locking wine storage island with glass doors and pull out food safe serving drawer, made in America.

Landscape oil by Colette Fallon, watercolor by Lieta Gratteri, glass platters by Monet Rubin, double faced masks by Sai,  botanical floral cards by Dorota Haber-Lehigh, and natural edge console table by Ray Noregaard.

In addition, selected accessories made by hand:  mouth blown art glass, vintage Murano glass on consignment by Paul Brent, inlaid wood frames, sequined silk fame, leather frame, and sterling silver heart frame. Also featuring silver leaf wood display table with beveled glass, vintage wire garden folly, and faux fur with imprinted suede liner throw.

 

Chanel vintage necklaces by Rene`e Hafeman, calligraphy by Penelope Culbertson, bracelets by Karen Johnson, earrings by Mary Truhler, notebooks  and woven card by Kris Zorko.

Selected accessories made by hand:  chiseled champagne flutes, seeded bubbles mouth blown heart, gift package of caramel hearts, copper wire heart, and vintage Valentine’s cards.

In addition, frosted glass and nickel tiered etagere, wooden trug, and ruby mouth blown glass compote.

 

Fresco painting by Agnes Field, encaustic by Peg Wells, clocks by Stuart Dittbrenner, goose by Sandy Visse, pedestals by Marcia Hudson, hand painted wine glasses by Gretha Lindwood, and seascapes by Carol Thompson.

In addition, selected accessories made by hand:  signed ceramic vase, natural dried sheared juniper trees, hand forged candlesticks,  exclusive Illume ™ candles, treated natural boxwood candle rings.

Also featuring hand poured luster glass candle stands, beveled mirror, quilted silk/down pillows, fine textile scarves, woven reed runner, dyed cattail spheres, bamboo platter, and carved wood fretwork lamp.

 

 

Quilted felt pillow by Cherry Harris

“Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without the words
And never stops at all.”
~ Emily Dickinson

 

And, too, just in! 
New hardcover cookbooks with chef-inspired recipes combined with inspiring plated photographs and Seattle chocolatier Fran’s famous caramels. In addition, Fairweather’s offers a fine selection of hardcover design, travel, and garden books.

“Now, my hunger to cook for those I love has translated into self care. Without friends over the past year, I have cooked for myself; and I realize now that my life has been much the richer for it. When at times it has felt like the world is crumbling around me, a proper meal is something I look forward to, taking the time to lay the table prettily, and eating by soft candlelight. My best distraction lately has been ending the day with a sweet morsel of fine chocolate.

As this global pandemic lifts and, little by little, the world opens up, without doubt what I look forward to most is sitting once again round a table in the company of those I love and eating together. But for now I’m plotting tonight’s dinner, leafing through cookbooks looking for food I long to eat; and then taking the time to cook it just for me. There is comfort— a lot of love—in that, too.” — S. McAlpine

 

Photos by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall.
Staging by D. Fairweather/ gallerist, interior designer, and allied member, A.S.I.D.

Please read more about our gallery, our commitment to NW artists, and our products made by NW hands

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

The pandemic year, although stressful, has given us a lot of  time to think—about our NW artists, and specifically, the role that the gallery can have on our patrons. Indeed, many artists have produced more new work than ever before.  We are grateful for their inspirations and have been fortunate to have had the time to create new vibrant displays to complement the artwork and to highlight the month of February, always and forever, known as the season of Love.

 

 

 

Strike off close up detail

Hand quilted, dyed, and painted silk wall hanging by NW textile artist Cicely Gilman

20″w x 90″l with hand painted wood pole $1000

Cicely Gilman is a silk artist that has been working in the medium for more than 20 years. She received her B.A. in Fashion and Textiles from St. Martins College of Art in London, England in 1979. She was born the US and has lived in Vienna, Austria, London, England, NYC, and LA before moving to Seaside, Oregon in 2020. She was represented by Sue Lapin Museums, where she created silk scarves for many museum shops. She has developed an extensive collection of textile designs.

Textile arts have been developing new creative forms and language involving many during the pandemic. Influenced by postmodernist ideas, Cicely Gilman’s  fiber work has become more conceptual. Indeed, with techniques, materials and concepts, the NW artist is completely pushing the limits of the medium. The re-born practices such as embroidery art, quilting,  sewing, hand painting,empl and many others, have placed a new focus on the work that  feature textiles and threads as a painting and sculpting material.”   FH&G

 

And, too, just in for 2021!

Cherry Jones Harris has created a quilted wall treasure that, truly, will be loved for a lifetime as textile art.

“Bird Dance ” 30 block  quilt by textile artist Cherry Harris $950

44″x39″

“Quality fabrics should feel wonderful to work like a dream.” CH

 

Reverse of Bird Song quilt by Cherry Harris with a hidden wood hanging dowel

 

Selecting quality fabrics that have a higher thread count, Cherry Harris takes pride in working with high quality goods. In addition, she searches  constantly to find looks and designs in the beautiful color values.  –FH&G

 

Close up detail of the multi-medium layering  hand work of textile artist Cherry Harris

 

 

Folk art designer Sue Spargo offers patterns to quilting enthusiasts through signature designs.

 

Cherry Harris applied a trademark private label for her Sue Spargo design, generously giving the creator credit with embroidery.

 

 

 

Please read more about our gallery, our commitment to NW artists, and our products made by NW hands

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

 

 

 

 

Just in!

“Elk Watershed” photograph by naturalist Neal Maine

January 2021 Coastal elk in the Seaside Necanicum Estuary

Elk will “shake” out their coats to get rain water off their coats. During most periods of heavy rain they get into the thickest cover they can find in order to escape the pelting they would receive if exposed. During extremely high winds they may hunker down in the open favoring driving rain over falling trees.

Framed, matted, and signed $395

Proceeds in support of  NCLC, North Coast Land Conservancy

https://nclctrust.org › Winter-2020-newsltr-for-web
NCLCtrust.org/news.The proposed Rainforest Reserve horizon from Necanicum Estuary, Gearhart …
Clock, standing at 27″ tall, by NW wood  craftsman Stuart Dittbrenner
$550
The timepiece, an award winner, is maple and walnut with hand carved front and back and hand finished to perfection.

“To start with an inspiration from the woods, add the raw materials and manipulate the progress through stages to an artful conclusion, this is my passion as a craftsman.  The challenge is to seek the the essence of wood and convey its form, space, texture, color and motion.” SB

 Rear view of clock stand and handmade back cover of burl wood, signed and dated.

Please read more about our gallery, our commitment to NW artists, and our products made by NW hands

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

“Thank you for your Fairweather House and Gallery  gift total of $xxxx.xx in 2020. We honestly can never thank you enough for all that you continue to do.”  K. Voelke/  Executive  Director NCLC

 

As this holiday season is upon us, it is important for each of us to do what we can for one another – it is the ultimate gift.
Staying safe.  Staying well.

Since March, the gallery has tried to find solutions when, perhaps, others saw only losses. We have followed all the safety guidelines without whining and took an early leadership position in steadily promoting the arts, local artists, handmade goods and shopping local. We have continued delivering artist news, stories, ideas, and helped everyone stay connected through Fairweather blog posts, virtual shows, and limited attendance after hour events.  And, finally as the year 2020 is nearly ready to be boxed up and put away in the history books, we have chosen to highlight glittering light and hope amidst the past months of darkness.

We are staying home for the holidays and are looking forward to seeing you all on the other side of good in January 2021.

Enjoy the display images from ALL THAT GLITTERS show, the Fairweather December exhibition.

Twig woven sculpture by Charles Schweigert, balsa wood gold handmade ornaments, hand wired spruce branches, birch bark moss spheres, handcrafted driftwood table, vintage mouth blown ruby glass, and fine art photograph by Neal Maine.

Pastel art by Gretha Lindwood, impasto oil seascape by Karen Doyle, oil landscape by Colette Fallon, knitted cloche by Linda Olson, hand made glass ornaments with carved wood stars placed amongst other handmade decorations.

Watercolor by Lieta Gratteri, fused glass in frames by Christine Downs, sandblasted stemware by Rox Heath, miniature oils by Vicky Combs-Snider, acrylic by Jan Shield, and vintage wood candlestick.

Mixed media by Cicely Gilman and signed mouth blown glass with captured bubbles sculpture from a private collection.

Impasto oil seascape by Lean Kohlenberg, abstract mixed media by Agnes Field, calligraphy by Penelope Culbertson, encaustic by Emily Miller, water media by Pam Hauschild, fused glass platter by Monet Rubin, bamboo linen COVID masks by Beth Fulton, and vintage shell tree.

From a private collection, abstract mirror by Neal Small and renaissance reproduction strike offs of enhanced canvas art of the Archangels Uriel and Samael.

Wood turned bowl by Tom Willing, cards by Dorota Haber-Lehigh, quilted pillow pouf by Cherry Harris, wine barrel lazy susan by Mike Morris, vintage etched stemware,  handmade willow reed bowl, vintage glass and mirrored ornaments, abstract oil by Carmela Newstead, copper sequin tree, and hand forged bronze pedestal.

Art cards by Bob Knoll, sequined nickel trees, mouth blown mercury glass compote, vintage glass ornaments, carved bone picture frame, and Gandhi calligraphy quote by Penelope Culbertson that reads “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”  (SOLD)

 

Take a further peek inside Fairweather House & Gallery and peruse more of the December exhibition, “All That Glitters,” in this video, produced by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall.

Displays by D. Fairweather, allied member, A.S.I.D., American Society of Interior Designers.


The exhibition, which runs through Dec. 23, transformed the gallery into “an all-art, all-original, all-local fine art and fine craft gift destination where guests could, truly, shop safely.”

 

 

This lovely establishment is an important part of the cultural fabric of Seaside, as well as a dedicated supporter of coastal conservation!” — recent review from North Coast Land Conservancy, NCLC.

 

 

Please read more about our gallery, our commitment to NW artists, and our products made by NW hands

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

The Gallery will be closed Dec.23rd- 26th.

“Truely, we are looking forward to seeing you all on the other side of good in January 2021.”  FH&G

 

 

 

Beaded glass branches made by hand.

Glass wired boughs with wrapped rhinestone berries and mouth blown lampwork glass pine cones.

Staging by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall for Fairweather House and Gallery.

“Nature’s Red and White” Great White Egret

Photograph in a NW sunset reflection on Stanley Lake in Seaside by Gearhart naturalist Neal Maine.

Signed and framed.

$295.

Proceeds in support of North Coast Land Conservancy, NCLC.

“Helping to conserve Oregon’s coastal lands, forever.”

nclctrust.org

LUXE Thymes Frasier Fir gift candle line.

Made in the USA.

Red and green hand painted zinc tiles, hand quilted reindeer pouf by Cherry Harris,  hand turned wood bowl by Daniel Harris, and hand painted vintage glass ornaments with rhinestones.

Hand folded hummingbird crane with glass crystals, glitter by Peggy Evans.

$25 gift boxed.

And, more, hand painted glass ornaments with hand applied glitter patterns.

But, wait, there is even more hand painted holly berry glass ornaments.

Gift boxes available.

Rare selection of retro rhinestone brooches.

“The wreath symbolizes generosity, giving, and the gathering of family.”

Hand sewn felt birds with hand cut felt holly leaves and handmade holly berries.

“Ancient Celtic peoples revered red- and green-colored holly plants for being evergreen and believed holly was meant to keep Earth beautiful during the  winter.”

Holly berry, sheep adorned with a wreath, and assorted quilted bowl filler poufs by by Cherry Harris.

2020 collection.

One-of-a-kind.

$30- $65

Made by hand.

 

And, now, for 2020, at Fairweather’s!

Fresh cut Oregon holly, cedar and pine.

Gathered by a Northwest master gardeners hands.

“Evergreens are the never-ending symbol of immortality and cedar is the symbol for strength.”

Call  (503) 738-4003 to reserve a box or a bough for pick up or for delivery in the area.

Holly bough selection $20

Mixed evergreen selection $40

Through December 23rd

ALL THAT GLITTERS

Please read more about our gallery, our commitment to NW artists, and our products made by NW hands

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

 

Here. Now. Apparel art that it is original, well constructed, and wearable.

Hand painted textiles by NW artist Cicely Gilman.

Scarves make a very sophisticated gift for people of all ages.

If you are after luxury-feeling scarves, there is nothing lovelier than pure silk.

$90 and up.

 

 

“I am a silk painting artist since graduation from AIS and receiving my BA from St. Martin’s College of Art in London. I have painted art for selected boutiques and various museums, such as The Whitney and LACMA. I established  my silk painting company “Cicely” and have had work in wearable art shows around the United States.  I also create household art products, much different from my silk painting.  I reside in Seaside, Oregon.” CG

 

 

Hand painted silk is the strongest of natural fibers and is extremely smooth and soft.
The silk dyes used for the painting of each scarf have been steamed-set for permanence.

Silk scarves can be hand washed in cooler water with a mild soap.

Hang it on a towel to dry. Use the silk setting of your iron to press.

 

 

Glam masks by NW textile artist Robin Montero.

$30 with Nosy, Bendy, Thingie ™ and hand washable.

Here. Now. Apparel art that it is original, well constructed, and wearable.

Wearable art that is be beautiful, inspiring, and glamorous!

 Textile artist Robin Montero is a Seaside resident and former costume designer.

Here. Now. Apparel art that it is original, well constructed, and wearable.

The wearable cloches from textile artist Linda Olson include pieces created from  wool and upcycled fur.

Made by NW Hands ™.

One-of-a-kind.

$40.

If you are stuck on what to get the fashionista in your life and looking for a gift that looks like a splurge but will not break the bank, we have got you covered with wearable art.

Serious style is not about how expensive something is; it is more about the impact that it makes. Cases in point:  Artful scarves by Cicely for warmth, made for the pandemic Glam Masks by Robin, and cozy head gear by Linda. Each one is made by NW hands and each will make a big statement at a small price, and are guaranteed to be a big hit.

Free gift wrapping and shipping by Fairweather’s on wearable gifts.

Alleviate some of the stress — and cost — of finding the perfect, stylish holiday present this year with our special wearable gifts starting at $30 and that pack a punch.

Please read more about our gallery, our commitment to NW artists, and our products made by NW hands

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

 

 

 

 

In the not-so-distant past, gift certificates were thought to be unimaginative during the holidays, however, 2020 is a different story.

Shopping and gift buying during this year, the holiday season will be a whole new experience. Since many of you are still wary of spending extended time indoors, now is a good time to buy gift certificates from a favorite store in your community.

Businesses of all sizes have been affected by the economic slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and small cultural art businesses have been disproportionately impacted. 

We believe this is why gift certificates are the perfect solution and your loved ones will be able to pick out special gifts themselves in the future. ‘Tis an all-around good way to support businesses during this difficult time.

 

Gift certificates available from Fairweather House and Gallery, gift wrapped, and hand delivered through December 23rd. 

Support the arts, support the artists, and support the gift of handmade products in an oh-so-merry shop local way.

 

Handwritten personalized gift card

Call us  at 503)738-4003, leave a message and we will get back to you.

Let Fairweather’s handle your happy holidays details.

Please read more about our gallery, our commitment to NW artists, and our products made by NW hands

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

 

 

“Stormy Rain at Night”

Hand painted silk scarf by Cicely Gilman

 

Fused glass bowl by Fedor Zubanov and Irina Nazarkina

 

One-of-a-kind

Hand decorated glass ornaments with vintage buttons and rhinestones

 

Necklace with hand made glass leaves, woven seed pearls, and cultured pearl pendant by jewelry designer Mary Hurst

 

Sterling silver earrings with faceted crystals and seed pearls by Mary Truhler

 

“Splashes of Colors”

Hand painted  velvet scarf by textile artist Cicely Gilman

 

Ribbons by the yard in double-faced satins, organdy, dupioni silk, gros grain, velvet, velvet satin,  and more

 

 

Fairweather’s offers gorgeous bows made by NW hands

Select the ribbon and we will make you a custom bow, free of charge

Or, make an appointment to receive a private tutorial on handmade bow making

 

 

 

Shop Local.  Shop Small. Shop Safely.
ALL THAT GLITTERS
Art Show and Exhibition
Now through December 23rd
Fairweather House and Gallery
612 Broadway
Seaside
“Fairweather’s annual December exhibition transforms our downtown Seaside gallery into an all-art, all-original, all-local, fine art and fine craft gift destination where guests can, truly, shop safely.”
COME — Let us show you our glittering best
Open Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat 11-4, and Sundays 11-3
 Hours remain limited until there is a convincing containment of the virus
 And, too, we are always available and willing to accommodate individual needs at later times if needed
Call (503) 738-8899, message on FB, or visit in person 

Please read more about our gallery, our commitment to NW artists, and our products made by NW hands

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

Now through December 23rd

ALL THAT GLITTERS

Art Exhibition and Sale

 

Pink glass ornaments with bronze hanger

Handmade patterned glass with frosted finish

 

Oregon coast landscape

Oil by Colette Fallon

 

Luxury gift collection by IIlume

Home fragrance in pine, amber, and sweet melon

 

Pink raw silk shawls with hand tied fringe

 

Mouth blown pink blush glass with seeded bubbles

Made in the NW Fran’s Sea Salted Caramels

 

 

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Dorota Haber-Lehigh botanical art cards and art

 

 

Handmade wall sculpture and hand glittered  stars

ALL THAT GLITTERS
Art Show and Exhibition
Now through December 23rd
Fairweather House and Gallery
612 Broadway
Seaside
“Fairweather’s annual December exhibition transforms our downtown Seaside gallery into an all-art, all-original, all-local, fine art and fine craft gift destination where guests can, truly, shop safely.”
COME — Let us show you our glittering best
Open Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat 11-4, and Sundays 11-3
 Hours remain limited until there is a convincing containment of the virus
 Yet, too, we are always available and willing to accommodate individual needs at later times if needed
Call (503) 738-8899, message on FB, or visit in person 

Please read more about our gallery, our commitment to NW artists, and our products made by NW hands

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

“I  found some fabulous sequined fabric including soft pinks, as requested, just for Fairweather’s.

Exclusive Glam Masks, fancy front, 100% cotton lining, Nosey-Bendy-Thingy ™

Handmade in Seaside, Oregon by Robin Montero

$30

“Covering the community one face at a time.” RM

 

Husband: There are sparkles all over the house!
RM: Yes! Isn’t it wonderful?!

Fun Fact: The couple has deep ties in the community as part owners of the trendy Hamilton Market,  the upscale Maggies on the Prom Restaurant, and as the owners of an historic building in Seaside which houses fabulous Bliss Mercantile.

 

 

For ALL THAT GLITTERS

Fairweather’s December Exhibition and Sale 

 

Sparkly with infused gold flecks seeded glass bowls placed on consignment by artist Paul Brent

$150 and up

Shop early

 

Pen, ink, and gold dust with glitter strike off

Arriving from emerging artist Vanessa K. Stokes  selected original art for ALL THAT GLITTERS

$295 to $350

 

Elegant and stylish silk, wool blend, and cashmere shawls

From $195 to $550

 

Shimmering cut crystal, pewter, nickel and vintage candle sticks

One -of-a-kind

$75 – $450

 

 

Faceted crystal bracelets with seed pearls and sterling silver

$45 – $75

 

 

And, too, mouth blown glass sculptures  just released from a personal collection

Please call, email, or message on FB for pricing

 

Shop Small. Shop Local. Shop Safely.

All season long.

ALL THAT GLITTERS
Art Show and Exhibition
Now through December 23rd
Fairweather House and Gallery
612 Broadway
Seaside
“Fairweather’s annual December exhibition transforms our downtown Seaside gallery into an all-art, all-original, all-local, fine art and fine craft gift destination where guests can, truly, shop safely.”
COME — Let us show you our glittering best
Open Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat 11-4, and Sundays 11-3
 Hours remain limited until there is a convincing containment of the virus
Yet, too, available by special appointment for a private shopping experience

Please read more about our gallery, our commitment to NW artists, and our products made by NW hands

 

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

 

“Fairweather House & Gallery is a rare gem indeed and a must-visit destination on the North Coast. There aren’t enough adjectives to describe the beauty of this Gallery. The gallerist is an accomplished artist and has an unparalleled eye for presentation.”  Robin Montero

 

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