Mary Hurst


 

Featured artists for ‘March’ exhibition displayed on the west showcase wall: whimsical paintings by Marga Stanley, pastels by Leah Kohlenberg, fused glass necklaces by Mike Fox, fresco paintings by Agnes Field.  Accessories made by hand:  willow bird nests, felt bunny, hand turned wood candlestick and hand forged bronze candelabra.

 

Featured artists for ‘March’ exhibition displayed on the west showcase wall.  Left to right: Abstract “March Grasses” original by Leah Kohlenberg,   painting in rain by Jeni Lee, impasto oil by Melissa Jander, fused glass by Mike Fox, hand-made glass by Bob Heath and pastel pen and ink by Lori Wallace-Lloyd.

 

Featured ‘March’ exhibition artists.  Left to right:  Penelope Culbertson calligraphy, en plein air original by Bev Drew Kindley, miniature oil by Barbara Rosbe Felisky, acrylic “Dune Grasses” by Bev Drew Kindley, oil landscapes by Lisa Wiser, couture jewelry by Mary Hurst, hand-made glass platter by Sandy and Bob Lercari, pastel by Gretha Lindwood and fine art hardbound books selected for the spring season.

 

 

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

Photos by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall/ Seaside First Saturday Art Walk photographer.

‘March’ on exhibit through March 31.

Fairweather House and Galllery

612 Broadway

Seaside

 

 

From traditional to transitional, representational to contemporary, realism to impressions, The Fairweather House and Gallery has presented an eclectic collection of fine art by an exceptional group of living Northwest regional artists for over 12 years.

 

Save the date and time.

Celebrating 15 years in 2019, the next Seaside First Saturday Art Walk, will be held 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday April 6.

The free event takes place between Holladay Drive and Broadway Street in the Historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside.

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway St.

Opening artist reception for “Life Abundant” featuring regional artists Bill Baily, Diane Copenhaver, Barbara Bacon Folawn, Martha Lee, Emily Miller, Veronica Russell, Jan Shield, introducing oil painter James Waterhouse andwatercolor artist Carolynn Wagler. 

“For April the works are full of energy to create a feeling of the air merging with the trees and fields where from the earth they grow.  They express a sort of witness to the soil becoming the grass and how plant life abounds joined in a harmony of space and form,” Jan Shield, Professor Emeritus of Art at Pacific University.

Painting demonstration, artist lectures, LIVE music by Shirley 88 and local habitat lecture by Neal Mail at 6:pm.

 

To read more about the gallery, please visit www.fairweatherhouseangallery.com


 ‘Shannon’ crystal candle sticks.

Ireland is home to some of the world’s most impressive crystal designs, among them ‘Shannon’  crystal. The craft of Irish crystal making is an art form that has been developed and modified over hundreds of years, going back as far as the Celts, who brought the first glass to Ireland in for jewelry making.

Table design featuring ‘Shannon’ crystal, mixed-media beach stone and lichen art by Peggy Stein, ‘Great Blue Heron’ oil painting by Paul Brent, miniature abstract by  Jo Pomeroy-Crockett, semi-precious gemstone necklaces by Mary Bottita.  Tables by D. Fairweather, gallerist and  allied member A.S.I.D., American Society of Interior Designers. Photo collage by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall.

 

 

Green art glass: no other medium captures the dance of light and color so perfectly, mouth blown gracefully into a free-form shape. Approximately 20’ diameter at rim.

Kemy Kay, art hostess in dressed in the wearing of green, Carol Johansen, frequent gallery visitor. She is a cousin to Fairweather resident artist Linda Fenton-Mendenhall, did you know?

Pastels on table by Leah Kohlenberg,  raw edged coffee table by Ray Noregaard, birch wood framed acrylics on grass cloth  by Barbara Bacon Folawn, abstract 12×12 by Diane Copenhaver, pen and ink framed and matted art by emerging artist Brenda Gordon, paper cloth beaded origami by Peggy Evans and table display featuring the liquid beauty of a hand blown fluted glass bowl. Photo collage by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall

 

One-of-a-kind hand-crafted art jewelry at the Fairweather Gallery. Distinctive  NW artist-made necklaces and earrings.

 

Concert grand piano display for ‘March’ featuring watch necklaces by Brigitte Willse, sea glass jewelry by Barbara Walker, calligraphy by Penelope Culbertson and earrings by Mary Boitta, Mary Hurst, Karen Johnson and Tanya Gardner.

 

 

 

Leather key ring cross by Luan and silver cuff by Alan Stockam and Heather Rieder.

 

 

 

To read about the history of the Celtic cross, please visit https://www.gaelicmatters.com/celtic-cross-meaning.html

 

To read more about past Irish and March articles about  Fairweather’s go to:

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.wordpress.com/…/a-round-of-applause-for-after-pa…

Mar 12, 2017 – A round of applause for after party images from IRISH LANDS, an exhibition opening at Fairweather’s.

Feb 14, 2017 – Posted by Fairweather House and Gallery under Q&A | Tags: Art Galleries, … Kate Hegarty came to America from Ireland with a spinning wheel …
Mar 2, 2016 – The Wildlife Center of the North Coast will bring a live American kestrel to FairweatherHouse and Gallery during …

 

Making the Dollar: Fairweather House & Gallery. Published: March 26, 2009. During 25 years of interior design experience she …

Top left: Rain painting by Jeni Lee, mixed media 12 x 12 painting by Jan Rimerman, mini words in wisdom by Diane Copenhaver, ceramics, lava vases and pottery by Emily Miller, mouth blown glass platters by Sandy and Bob Lercari, pastel “Pond Reflection” by Dan Mackerman, as well as calligraphy by Penelope Culbertson.

Top center: “Great Blue Heron” oil painting by Paul Brent.

Top right:  pair of whimsical art by Marga Stanley.

Bottom left: Seaside Visitors Bureau/ Tourism booklet 2019 open to a page about the Fairweather Gallery.  Nature photography by Neal Maine.

Bottom center:  Watercolors on yupo by Carolyn Macpherson and wood boxes by Ray Noregaard.

Bottom right: IIumne  candle collection on piano,  Fine Art lamps,  mirror by Currey and Co., indoor/outdoor garden stool by Art Interiors and limited edition rabbit lithographs.

2019 March postcard by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall.

 

Mary Ryan Hurst, jewelry designer. 

“I send a piece of my culture, my heart and my soul out with each piece of jewelry.”

Mary Ryan Hurst was born and raised in County Tipperary, Ireland. Although she has lived in the United States for years. Mary returns to Ireland every year to visit her family and to get inspiration for her jewelry designs.

Mary studied dress design and incorporates her love of fashion into each piece of jewelry she creates. Her collection consists of one-of-a-kind and limited editions.

Mary’s Celtic Jewelry harks back to ancient traditions but is designed for today. Since each necklace is original, each one takes on a distinct personality and the naming process is almost mystical.

 

 

Welsh pewter pendant with pearl puddles and quartz nuggets.

 

St. Brigid’s Cross pendant with pearl puddles and hammered silver.

The legend behind this motif is that St. Brigid was making the shape of a cross from a bunch of rushes. Her father, a pagan tribal chieftain, saw her making the cross and was miraculously converted.

Emerald gemstone with pewter Celtic spiral and crystal earrings.

The Celtic spiral motif symbolizes continuous growth, unity, and oneness of spirit, more specifically, the symbol also stands for eternal life.

 

Celtic knot design earrings in 14k gold with crystal facets.

 

Celtic knots were adapted by Christians and used in monuments, such as the famous stone high crosses that dot the Irish landscape. Taken from its pagan earth-centric meaning, the Celtic knot serves a purpose in the  jewelry design in that all creation lives and moves and has its being.

 

Trinity knot Celtic peace pendant with pearl puddles.

The Trinity Knot i symbolizes connection of all life and is often found with depictions of animals, plants, or humans.

 

 

Celtic Tree of Life earrings

The Celtic Tree of Life is motif used in ancient Ireland that illustrates all forms of creation.  The tree was a source of basic human sustenance; it provided food, shelter, and fuel.  Because of this it was also believed by the pagans that trees had other spiritual mystical properties.

 

To read more , please visit the blog posts about Mary Hurst at  www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celtic  couture heart pendant by Mary Hurst.

 

 

Vintage Chanel pendant by Reneé Hafeman.

 

 

 

Vintage Chanel  pendant by Reneé Hafeman.

 

 

 

 

 

Rhinestone heart pendant by Mary Bottita.

 

“These modern versions of heart pendants are meant to glimmer from the neck and are painstakingly handcrafted by NW jewelry designers.

With lustrous semi-precious gemstones, vintage one-of-kind hallmark pieces, glittering chains, gold and silver details…indeed, there’s a pendant for every taste.”  -D. Fairweather, gallerist

Complimentary “tickled pink” gift wrapping, just perfect for a pendant or two.

And, too, one-of-a-kind earrings worthy of a pendant.

 

End quote by Penelope Culbertson, Fairweather’s calligraphy artist.

 

Grace note received:

“It has been my joy to create Celtic jewelry for Fairweather House and Gallery. Thanks for showcasing it in time for Valentines and Saint Patrick’s Day.” –Mary Hurst

 

And, too,  Fairweather House and Gallery is pleased to represent Fran’s Chocolates.

 

 

Louis Vuitton

Authentic designer antique steamer trunk key.  Hallmarked “Paris”,”L”, and “London”.

Numbered “949237” Antique French crystals. Ornate sterling silver hook and eye closure. 27″ length.

 

One-of-a-kind design.

Reneé Hafeman Fairweather jewelry designer.

 

Beach stones, found objects, metals and pearls.

One-of-a-kind design.

Christine Johnson Fairweather jewelry designer.

 

Hand painted glass pendant.

Each one unique.

Tanya Gardner   Fairweather jewelry designer.

Semi-precious jasper and hammered silver cuff.

One-of-a-kind design.

Alan Stockam and Heather Rieder  Fairweather jewelry designers.

 

Multi-colored pearl necklace.

One-of-a-kind design.

Karen Johnson Fairweather jewelry designer.

Peach pearl and rhinestone earrings.

One-of-a-kind design.

Mary Bottita  Fairweather jewelry designer.

Hammered gold and pearl earrings.

Each one unique.

Cher Flick  Fairweather jewelry designer.


14k  Celtic Tree of Life earrings.

One-of-a-kind design.

Mary Hurst  Fairweather jewelry designer.

 

Complimentary gift wrapping.

 

 

 

 

 

“Sea Star” by Paul Brent. Original oil on linen.

Table top display features one-of-a-kind accessories: mouth blown glass, driftwood garland, vintage glass and handmade glass spheres.

 

Table displays feature the art  and artists that, truly, offer endless inspirations for idyllic times at the beach.

More than 200 artists from across the Pacific Northwest are featured in the Faiweather House and Gallery, a business that has been an anchor for Seaside’s growing arts scene for more than 12 years. A variety of mediums include original paintings, sculptures, ceramics and jewelry.

New pieces and artists are added each month, making the Fairweather House and Gallery a must-visit destination in Seaside, Oregon for art connoisseurs.

 

Art by Jan Shield,  glass by Sandy and Bob Lercari,  coral platter by Rinee Merritt, handmade box by Christine Trexel and origami garland by Peggy Evans.
Fairweather House and Gallery is a place to see finished creations of bowls, platters and sculpture, as well as contemporary paintings.

Jewelry by Cher Flick, Mary Hurst and Alan Stockam.  Myrtle wood by Fred and Janice Lukens.  Ocean scape painting by Ron Nicolaides. Gull portrait by Leah Brown.  Nantucket basket by Carol Bolster.  Sea anemone study by Jon Anni. Sail boat water colors by Paul Brent.

 

With appreciation to Linda Fenton-Mendenhall,  photographer.

 

To learn more about the gallery, please go to www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

Original art by Diane Copenhaver. 

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Coastal winter table display featuring art by Paul Brent.

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

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  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.

 

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