Michael Wing


In the past ten years Fairweather House and Gallery has supported the artistic launching of the following talents: Kristin Qian, Britney Drumheller, Gayle H. Seely, Robert Mc Whirter, Linda Trexel,  Rebecca Gore, Michele Bettger, Michael Wing, Diane Copenhaver and Ashley Howarth.

And, too, historically, quite a few of the emerging artists at Fairweather’s have achieved recognition in publications, exhibitions, and/or awards!

For more information about each of Fairweather’s emerging artists please the links following their individual images.

 

Kristin Qian, emerging artist
https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.wordpress.com/category/emerging…/kristinqian/  shows a new emerging artist for the entire month of August.
https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.wordpress.com/category/…artists/kristinqian/The art of music with Kristin Qian, violinist. performing to honor Zifen Qian, her father and resident Fairweather artist. This was a true mid-summer magical …

 

Britney Drumheller, emerging artist

Several years ago, Fairweather House and Gallery introduced Britney Drumheller as an emerging artist. Indeed, she has been discovered by many, many others …

www. fairweatherhouseandgallery.com/Artist/Britney/Drumheller works with markers and colored pencils to create beach-inspired art symbolic expressions the value the North coastal tidelands and its …

Gayle H. Seely, emerging artist

www.coastweekend.com/cw/visual/20150324/artist-reception-held-for-gayle-h-seely

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.wordpress.com/…/she-beautifully-reshapes-living-…Gayle’s artwork is not passive: it directly challenges the façade of … living things and elements…

Robert McWhirter , emerging artist

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.wordpress.com/tag/emerging-artists/After receiving excellent feedback from the Steel Ribbon series at Faiweather’s, Robert McWhirter, who was introduced as an emerging artist

http://www.pacificelementsnw.com/events.html… After receiving excellent feedback from the Steel Ribbon series at Faiweather’s, Robert McWhirter, who was introduced as an emerging artist …

Linda Trexler, emerging artist 

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.wordpress.com/category/…artists/linda-trexler/

Jun 2, 2016 –  … needs quick varnish.” XOXO Linda Trexler, artist and Art Walk hostess.

 

Rebecca Gore, emerging artist

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.wordpress.com/category/…artists/rebecca-gore/

http://www.seasideor.com/event/seasides-first-saturday-art-walk – Fairweather’s introduces new artist Rebecca Gore  to …

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Michele Bettger, emerging artist
 “We had a wonderful time in Seaside Oregon! What a Beautiful place!”
https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.wordpress.com/tag/fairweather-house-and… Delighted to introduce whimsical artist Michele Bettger!!

“I am moving to Molokai Hawaii . Many new adventures to come. We had a wonderful time in Seaside Oregon! What a Beautiful place!” ” –Michele

 

Nick Brakel, emerging artist.

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.wordpress.com/tag/nick-brakel/Guys Take Over Art Walk

 
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Michael Wing/ PacificLight Images emerging artist

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.wordpress.com/category/…/michael-wing/…

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.wordpress.com/category/…/Michael Wing/PacificLight Images. Proceeds to support NCLC. For ANYTHING GOES, the Fairweather Seaside First Saturday Art Walk event …
www. fairweatherhouseandgallery.com/Artist/Maine/Wing.html…Together Neal Maine and Michael Wing established PacificLight Images, dedicated to raising public awareness about our region’s natural …
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Diane Copenhaver, emerging artist

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.wordpress.com/…/introducing-artist-diane-copenha…

‘Quiet the Voices’ by Diane Copenhaver. Diane Copenhaver is a resident of the northwest residing in Bellevue Washington with frequent visits …

Emerging artists have taken risks and embraced challenges.  

Indeed, emerging artists  are rigorous in their approach to creation and production.

Emerging Northwest artists  have some evidence of professional achievement but not a substantial record of accomplishment.  

Emerging artists introduced  at Fairweather’s are not recognized as established artists by other artists, curators, and galleries.

And, so, it goes forward!

2017 Emerging Artist Exhibition

Fairweather House and Gallery

Save the date and time! 

“YEARN” Opening reception for Ashley Howarth

Save the date and time! 

February 4th, 2017. 5-7: pm

In the historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside

http://www.facebook.com/SeasideFirstSaturdayArtWalk

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.wordpress.com/ For 2017 Fairweather’s introduces emerging artist Ashley Howarth. … Fairweather House and Gallery has sought to support emerging regional artists who show … 

“Here are the magazine and newspaper links to articles about me. The websites for the magazines are a little hard to navigate but I listed as much info as I could to help anyone looking for the specific pages.”–Ashley

  1. 2016 Spring Edition, Prism Magazine, Volume CXXX     pg 28   (Bedlam)
  2. 2016 Winter Edition, Prism magazine, Volume CXXIX,   pg 1     (Riptides -the fox)
  3. 2015 Fall Edition, Prism Magazine, Volume CXXVIII,     pg 13 & 32 (Breathe)
  4. http://www.orangemedianetwork.com/prism/current_issue/
  5. 2016 April 26th –Barometer Newspaper –pg8
  6. https://issuu.com/daily.barometer/docs/042616osubaro1-8

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Oil on canvas. 24″ x 36″ by Lee Munsell. Sea Lion Rocks. Ecola State Park, Oregon.

About the artist:

Lee Munsell is a West Coast resident, and studied art at the Otis Art Institute. His work graces the walls of corporations, churches and private residences throughout the United States. His life is a balance of church, family, art, surfing…in that order.

Munsell is a Luminist, as he explores a range of naturalistic subject matter with a sensitive eye for varying degrees of luminosity. He takes on the more difficult subjects of water, its weight, and its under tow in the tidal current.

The art critic William Havlicek wrote: “Munsell uses nuances of light to create transcendent evocations. At a time when excess is a great temptation for an artist, it is refreshing to find an individual like Munsell who embraces time-honored tradition then attempts the difficult. He may approach a silent mountain terrain where clouds and light are as much the subjects of the work as are the peaks, rivers and strong pines. Munsell explores the profundity of water and light, presenting a shimmering work on rocks, or a glow of luminosity in back lit waves. Taking effects of light is his way of expressing a belief in a supernatural orgin for the natural universe. He seeks to convey the timeless and lasting effects of creation.”

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Lee Munsell’s art on display.

“One gets the feeling that Munsell wants to communicate more about his subject than paint alone can suggest. Munsell’s works have a staying power which gains the more the works are experienced.” –Denise Fairweather, gallerist

His art has been selected for the Laguna Festival of the Arts, a sought after juried show. His work is exhibited in selected galleries throughout the United States including a one man how at the World Art Gallery in Orange County. He has traveled throughout the world to gather insights, takes photographs and does pencil sketches that allow him to take the inspiration for new work later in his studio along the Pacific Coast.

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Lee Munsell in his studio.

The inspiration for the art:

“I have often had a retrospective vision where everything in my past life seems to fall with significance into logical sequence. Intuition, suspicion, or confidence in new ventures; there is a strange strain within me when advantage is not taken of some situation, the immediacy of recognition of the rightness or wrongness of a mood, a response, a decision – they are so often valid that I am increasingly convinced that we have yet to grasp the reality of existence.” –Ansel Adams

About the location: ECOLA STATE PARK.The first recorded journey by an American to what is now Ecola State Park was made by William Clark, one of the leaders of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In 1806, Capt. William Clark and twelve members of the Corps of Discovery climbed over the rocky headlands south of Seaside Oregon (today called Tillamook Head) through thick trees to get to the whale in what is now Ecola State Park, Cannon Beach, Oregon.

Clark applied the name “Ekoli” to what is now Ecola Creek. Ehkoli is a Chinook word for “whale”.

Today there is more to the park than rich history. Surfers ride the waves at Indian Beach. Spot migrating gray whales during winter and spring.
For more information please read:
Whale Watching – Oregon State Parks and Recreation http://www.whalespoken.org/
Watching Whales in Oregon and the Whale Watching Spoken Here® program. Whales in Oregon! People come from all over the world to learn about the gray …

 

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Image: It’s a fluke. Michael Wing/PacificLight Images.

Location Seaside Cove.

Proceeds to support NCLC.

For more information about the photographer and to view more images please visit http://www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com/artists/ Michael Wing and Neal Maine.

The exodus of gray whales heading south along the Oregon Coast is beginning. Each year, from mid-December to mid-January, around 20,000 whales swim from the cold Alaskan seas to the warm lagoons of Baja Mexico. The mass migration creates the potential for one of nature’s most dramatic views.

To read more about the Oregon great whale migration please go to: http://www.dailyastorian.com/
Ecola State Park is a good place to watch…Zach Urness reporter

Top 10 places to spot whales from Oregon Parks and Recreation:
1. Cape Foulweather
2. Cape Ferrelo
3. Cape Lookout
4. Cape Meares
5. Don Davis
6. Ecola State Park
7. Face Rock
8. Neahkahnie Mountain
9. Spanish Head
10. Shore Acres

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Image: It’s a fluke. Michael Wing/PacificLight Images. Proceeds to support NCLC.

For ANYTHING GOES, the Fairweather Seaside First Saturday Art Walk event August 1st, Neal Maine of PacificLight Images, shares a collection of natural history photos discovered “along the coastal edge” during the months of June and July, 2015.

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Image: Blue Heron as a Road Runner. Neal Maine/ PacificLight Images. Proceeds to support NCLC.

Fun Facts:
What was seen by Neal Maine, Seaside/Gearhart naturalist, within days, within steps of downtown Seaside: a trio of white egrets; a snowy plover (a bird not seen in Seaside for decades); a humpback whale and grey whales resting in the Seaside Cove, flocks of Caspian Terns (several with banded legs, looking like mix-matched stockings, juvenile herons frolicking on the beach and thousands (yes, thousands) of pelicans!

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The notebook, a photo journal, is offered to raise awareness about the natural history landscape, the photos, although not for framing, are shared by an acclaimed naturalist for Art Walk patrons.

Neal Maine provides a wealth of useful and inspiring information ecological photography through high value images, images that are far more than a pretty picture, moments found in the coastal habitats “right outside in our own back yards.”

 

Please visit http://www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com/ artist’s tab/ Neal Maine and Michael Wing for more information.

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Full immersion in the arts. Vianne and Robin, North Coast Land Conservancy members, arrived to greet fine art photographer and co-founder of NCLC, Neal Maine, at the Seaside First Saturday Art Walk during the opening for Coastal Kindred, an exhibit.

Fun Fact:
Neal Maine speaks during each Art Walk at Fairweather’s.

So, too, a Neal Maine quote to share:

“We take pictures, walks, deep breaths, memories, ride on waves, timber, in habitat that used to belong to others. We thought we could never catch all the salmon, never cut all the big trees, and never pollute the ocean. With renewed humility, we are learning how to share this place and to live together”.

For more information go to:
http://www.fairweatherhouseandgarden.com/ artists tab/ Neal Maine and Michael Wing

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Top #1 Moment(s) of 2013: Neal, with great humility, appeared in all ten Art Walks sharing knowledge and stories about the habitats found in our “OWN BACK YARDS”.

THE BACK STORY:

Neal Maine taught biology at Seaside High School for thirty years, and was a founding member of the North Coast Land Conservancy, as well as its Executive Director for ten years.
Neal is now working with his grandson Michael Wing. Together they established PacificLight Images, a partnership that is dedicated to raising public awareness about our region’s natural resources through nature photography.

The GUYS TAKE OVER Art Walk

September 7, 2013

The lineup:  guys who matter

the guys take over

Marc Ward, activist/scientist; Michael Wing, emerging artist; Nick Brakel, artist/print maker; Jan Shield, art professor; Paul Brent, nationally recognized artist, with Neal Maine, NW naturalist/photographer.

Seven Guys

September 7, 2013

7th Anniversary Year

 

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