Anny Sears delivering a delightful fresh-cut bouquet of daffodils to the gallery, dressed, as always, in a coordinating and fashionable outfit.  In the background, is a spring watercolor by Bill Baily, fresco art by Agnes Field, oil landscapes by Sharon Kathleen Johnson, mixed media by Jan Rimerman, GREEN ROOM art and cards by Diana Nadal,  watercolors by Dorota Haber-Lehigh, and abstract oil by Carmela Newstead.

Spring tablescape #1:  Watercolors by Lieta Gratteri, impressionistic art by Bev Drew Kindley, Majolica braided basket filled with hand-gilded golden eggs,  ribbons by the yard, hand-dipped candles by Illumne,  and an Oregon myrtlewood bowl.

Spring tablescape #2:  Abstract by Carmela Newstead pottery by Marilyn Cohn, hand-painted wooden eggs,, hand-painted foil bunnies, hand-cut crystal candlestands, Illlumne candles,  silk ribbon by the yard, mouth-blown champagne flutes, collection of beveled mirrored frames, and silk table runner.

Spring tablescape #3:  Quilted decorative pouf pillows by Cherry Harris, maple serving bowl by Ted Willing, botanical cards by Dorota Haber-Leigh, birdbath by Emily Miller, oak wine barrel lazy susan by Mike Morris with hand-forged iron table, vintage verdigris candlesticks, and patterned alder wood bowl by Daniel Harris.

Photos by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall.

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

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

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“A premier source for stylish, chic, one-of-a-kind livable furnishings, fine art, and the most extraordinary accessories.”

Enjoy past Anny Sears photos at Fairweather’s.

“Fairweather House and Gallery has become one of the historic Gilbert District’s sought after destinations offering an ever-changing amazing visual experience.” –Seaside Signal/ 2008

“Stroll across the arched Broadway Bridge and you’ll see the historic Gilbert Block Building, est. 1914. The upscale Fairweather House and Gallery, at 612 Broadway Street, is a must-visit for anyone who is serious about Northwest artists.” –Seaside Visitor’s Bureau/ 2021

 Watercolor by Diana Nadal,  glass platter by Money Rubin, glass vase by Bob Heath, encaustics by Emily Miller, handmade journal, notebook and wall tile art by Kris Zorko. Mouth-blown wine glasses, sandblasted stemware, silk quilted accent pillow, silver leaf display table, and painted eggs made by hand.

The GREEN ROOM on display through March 25th.

Watercolor and art cards by Diana Nadal, fused glass platter by Monet Rubin, quilted pillow by Cherry Harris, oil by Joanna Donaca, clock by Stuart Dittbrenner, abstract acrylic art by Bill Shumway, wood pedestals by Scott Husdon. Mouth-blown art glass, hand-crafted cast rabbit, Hunt Slonem bunny print,  notebooks by Kris Zorko,  pottery bowl by Suzy Holland, leather, wood, and linen frames, hand-painted silk scarf, vintage iron, bronze, and wood turned candle stands. On display through March 25th.

 

Glass plate by Carolyn Meyers Lindberg, maple bowl by Daniel Harris, mixed media art by Jan Rimerman, fused glass platter by Bob Lecari, beveled glass picture frame, linen hostess gift, mouth-blown art glass, hand-carved bone frame, and NW handmade willow console table. On display through March 25th.

 

Art and ocean throw by Lee Munsell, stacked beveled glass serving caddy, hand-chiseled champagne flutes, mouth-blown glass bubbles, bamboo linen masks by Beth Fulton, cast plaster shell, hand-forged hurricane sconce,  wood plank console table, and faux wall texturing by Brian Anderson. Of special note is the treasured Fairweather’s grand piano, gifted to the gallery from a fellow Seaside business. And, too, see the masked and candid image of  Linda Fenton-Mendenhall (in the mirrored background) captured as the photographer was staging the photo!

Pottery by Marilyn Cohn, pitchers by Marcia Hudson, gemstone necklace by Mary Truhler, mercury glass candle cups, signed vintage vase, mouth-blown art glass, hand-painted faux eggs, wood platter by Tom Willing, cast faux chocolate bunny, art by Jim Young, hand-painted ceramic frame, hand-wired seed pearl flower stems, balsa wood hand curled filler, and hand-wrapped cut suede berry sprigs. On display through March 25th.

 

 

Art by Diana Nadal, recycled wood frame, whimsical sheep by Sandy Visse, hand-painted stemware by Gretha Lindwood, hand-made recycled wood coffee table, mouth-blown art vase,  and hand tailored linen table square. On display through March 25th.

Art by Bill Baily, verdigris candle holders, vintage metal tray, Fritz and Floyd platter and tureen, hand-made lampwork glass ladle by Cindy Erickson, hammered zinc table, mouth-blown glass cloche, Illumne candle columns, hand-forged iron candlestick, and wood turned dessert stand. On display through March 25th.

Art by Diana Nadal, cards by Leah Kohlenberg, vintage bunny,  art glass by Bob Heath, pottery bowl by Suzy Holland, impressionistic art by Bev Drew Kindley, and watercolor floral by Lieta Gratteri. On display through March 25th.

Mixed media art by Jan Rimerman, fused glass platter by Bob Lecari, wood bowls by Daniel Harris, juniper wood sculpture and wood abstract tiles by Martin Conley, lampwork glass by Michelle Shigemasa,  impasto art by Leah Kohlenberg, watercolors by Bill Bailey, pastel by Gretha Lindwood,  hand made stemware,  mouth-blown glass art bowl, silk ribbon by the yard, recycled wooden railroad trestle table, and chalk painted wood lyre round table with drawer.  On display through March 25th.

Photos by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall.

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

The GREEN ROOM  through March 25th.

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

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A premier source for stylish, chic, one-of-a-kind livable furnishings, fine art, and the most extraordinary accessories.

 

Save the date

April 3rd

Nature’s Grace

Fairweather House and Gallery  opening artist reception

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“Fairweather House and Gallery has become one of the historic Gilbert District’s sought after destinations offering an ever-changing amazing visual experience.”  –Seaside Signal/ 2008

 

 

 

“Stroll across the arched Broadway Bridge and you’ll see the historic Gilbert Block Building, est. 1914. The upscale Fairweather House and  Gallery, at 612 Broadway Street,  is a must-visit for anyone who is serious about Northwest artists.”  –Seaside Visitor’s Bureau/ 2021

‘Metolius Creek Convergence” abstract mixed media by Bill Shumway

 

Convergence: a location where air flows or ocean currents meet, characteristically marked by upwelling (of air) or downwelling (of water).

Meticulous: showing great attention to detail; very careful and precise.

 

“Creek Reflections” abstract acrylic by Bill Shumway

 

“Row + River” abstract acrylic by Bill Shumway

 

During his time earning an MA in painting at the University of Massachusetts,  Bill Shumway operated galleries in Amherst, Northampton and Martha’s Vineyard, MA. before moving to Oregon. He founded and operated Pegasus Gallery in Corvallis for more than 35 years before his retirement. 

The gallery, which is now owned by his daughter Paige, served regional and international artists over the years and generated collaborative events with other galleries. 

 

 

 

 

The Green Room

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway St.

Seaside, Oregon

Fittingly, the first Fairweather presentation of the year, for the month-long exhibit, the GREEN ROOM, spotlights art by regional fellow gallerists.

In the entertainment business, the green room is the space in a theatre or similar venue that functions as a waiting room and lounge for artists before, during, and after a performance or show when they are not engaged on stage. The origin of the term is often ascribed to such rooms historically being painted green.

Featuring:

Watercolors by Bill Baily, exhibiting artist from the Portland Art Museum

Fresco art by Agnes Field, founder and past president of the non-profit Astoria Visual Arts

Watermedia by Diana Nadal, fellow designer and frequently showing at Gusitina Gallery

Mixed media work by Jan Rimerman, curator for Lakewood Center Gallery and Rain Spark Gallery Director

Abstracts by Bill Shumway, founder of Pegasus Gallery and creator of the Vistas and Vineyards en plein art program

Other historical green room fun facts:

Richard Southern, in his studies of Medieval theatre in the round, states that in this period the performing area was referred to as the green. This central space, often grass-covered, was used by the actors, while the surrounding space and circular banks were occupied by the spectators. From this source then The Green has been a traditional actors’ term for the stage. The green room could thus be considered the transition room on the way to the green/stage. Technical staff at some theatres (such as the London Coliseum) still refer to the stage as the green.

Another explanation is that in the 18th-century theater makeup was a greenish-clay in color.  It took a long time to dry without cracking, so actors waited in the “green room” until it had fully cured.

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And, too,  GREEN ROOM will feature spring vignettes by D. Fairweather, gallerist/ allied member, A.S.I.D., American Society of Interior Designers and GREEN ROOM  display images by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall, special events photographer.

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

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

“Forager of Seeds” mixed media on panel by Jan Rimerman

24″ x 24″ x 1.75″

 

 

“Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge”  mixed media on birch panel by Jan Rimerman

36″ x 36″ x 1.75″

 

“King of the Forest” mixed media on birch panel by Jan Rimerman

36″ x 36″ x 1.75″

“My paintings are powered charcoal, gelled onto watercolor paper with as many as twenty-two layers of transparent paint, and, yes, it takes time  for a layer to dry before another layer is applied.  The resulting art has a three-dimensional aspect.  Truly, working with charcoal gives the  painting visual textural mystery. The technique allows the viewer to have their own adventure.  In different light or from different angles, various images come forward or recede, offering a new perspective each time it is viewed.”    Jan Rimerman

 

 

 

The Green Room

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway St.

Seaside, Oregon

Fittingly, the first Fairweather presentation of the year, for the month-long exhibit, the GREEN ROOM, spotlights art by regional fellow gallerists.

In the entertainment business, the green room is the space in a theatre or similar venue that functions as a waiting room and lounge for artists before, during, and after a performance or show when they are not engaged on stage. The origin of the term is often ascribed to such rooms historically being painted green.

Featuring:

Watercolors by Bill Baily, exhibiting artist from the Portland Art Museum

Fresco art by Agnes Field, founder and past president of the non-profit Astoria Visual Arts

Watermedia by Diana Nadal, fellow designer and frequently showing at Gusitina Gallery

Mixed media work by Jan Rimerman, curator for Lakewood Center Gallery and Rain Spark Gallery Director

Abstracts by Bill Shumway, founder of Pegasus Gallery and creator of the Vistas and Vineyards en plein art program

Other historical green room fun facts:

Richard Southern, in his studies of Medieval theatre in the round, states that in this period the performing area was referred to as the green. This central space, often grass-covered, was used by the actors, while the surrounding space and circular banks were occupied by the spectators. From this source then The Green has been a traditional actors’ term for the stage. The green room could thus be considered the transition room on the way to the green/stage. Technical staff at some theatres (such as the London Coliseum) still refer to the stage as the green.

 

Another explanation is that in the 18th-century theater makeup was a greenish-clay in color.  However, it took a long time to dry without cracking, so actors waited in the “green room” until it had fully cured.

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And, too,  GREEN ROOM will feature spring vignettes by D. Fairweather, gallerist/ allied member, A.S.I.D., American Society of Interior Designers and GREEN ROOM  display images by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall, special events photographer.

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

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

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Jan Rimerman is the Visual Arts Coordinator of Lakewood Center, Art Director of LO Reads, and Director of Rock…Paper…Turtle…Art for in partnership with The Wetlands Conservancy, and Director of Rain Spark Gallery. Jan uses her art for presentations promoting the arts & culture while raising awareness for the World Wildlife Fund, an orphanage in Tibet, & for clean water in Tanzania. Jan is the turtle mother of six rescue turtles which follow her around the studio like puppies.

 

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“Cave Drawing Memories” watercolor/mixed media by Diana Nadal

15 x 11 double matted and framed 21 x 17 with UV museum glass

“Visiting one of the oldest caves in the Dordogne  had a lasting impression of that experience. This represents a door to the darkened entrance with so much mystery, greenish-blue dampness, and darkness, a confined atmosphere that serves to save the cave for future generations.”  DN

 

“Stone Town Street 1” watercolor on gesso by Diana Nadal

15 x 11 double matted with frame 21 x 17

“First in a series of paintings of the streets and doors found in 15th century “Old Town” section of Zanzibar. There is Arab, Persian, Indian and European elements seen in part of the city.”  DN

 

“St. Emilion Green Door” watercolor and gesso by Diana Nadal

14 x 10 framed and matted 23 x19

“This design on the window part of this French door in a villa in the picturesque Saint Emilion located in the vineyard countryside was very interesting and caught my eye. The green was difficult to achieve so many layers and colors were used to bring out its aged glory.” DN

 

  “Green Door St. Jean de Cole” watercolor and gouache by Diana Nadal

14.25 x 10.5 framed and matted 21 x 17

“Painted from memories of a visit to the Maison Blanche in the center of a French countryside. The buildings and cathedral were quite unique from other villages and several door paintings came from this visit.” DN

 

 

 

Diana’s art is in mixed media gesso, gouache, and watercolor to highlight varied transparent qualities.The center of Diana’s artwork comes from an emotional connection to nature. She finds painting in a series gives her a body of work using similar techniques.  Painting representational and abstract art, with an interior decorating background, and formal studies of color Diana Nadal creates themed works of art.

 

 

 

The Green Room

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway St.

Seaside, Oregon

Fittingly, the first Fairweather presentation of the year, a month-long exhibit, the GREEN ROOM, spotlights art by regional fellow gallerists.

In the entertainment business, the green room is the space in a theatre or similar venue that functions as a waiting room and lounge for artists before, during, and after a performance or show when they are not engaged on stage. The origin of the term is often ascribed to such rooms historically being painted green.

Featuring:

Watercolors by Bill Baily, exhibiting artist from the Portland Art Museum

Fresco art by Agnes Field, founder and past president of the non-profit Astoria Visual Arts

Watermedia by Diana Nadal, fellow designer and frequently showing at Gusitina Gallery

Mixed media work by Jan Rimerman, curator for Lakewood Center Gallery and Rain Spark Gallery Director

Abstracts by Bill Shumway, founder of Pegasus Gallery and creator of the Vistas and Vineyards en plein art program

 

Other historical green room fun facts:

Richard Southern, in his studies of Medieval theatre in the round, states that in this period the performing area was referred to as the green. This central space, often grass-covered, was used by the actors, while the surrounding space and circular banks were occupied by the spectators. From this source then The Green has been a traditional actors’ term for the stage. The green room could thus be considered the transition room on the way to the green/stage. Technical staff at some theatres (such as the London Coliseum) still refer to the stage as the green.

 

Another explanation is that in the 18th-century theater makeup was a greenish-clay in color.  However, it took a long time to dry without cracking, so actors waited in the “green room” until it had fully cured.

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And, too,  GREEN ROOM will feature spring vignettes by D. Fairweather, gallerist/ allied member, A.S.I.D., American Society of Interior Designers and GREEN ROOM  display images by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall, special events photographer.

 

 


 

 

 

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

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

 

 

 

“Did some oil pastel rubbings of some of my favorite sea critter shells. Next step is to create painting layers around them so they will look like they are in a tidepool. The magic will be in making them look like they are underwater.”  Pam Haunschild

 

“Painting. Is. Messy. Fun. And. Tricky! ”  Pam Haunschild says.

Fun Fact! PH is a former Jack Crosby Regents Chair of Business Administration at The University of Texas at Austin/

former Associate Professor at Stanford University/ and studied Organizational Behavior at Carnegie Mellon.

 

 

Completed watermedia original with nautilus shell by Pam Haunschild, Nature and Wildlife Artist

 

 

Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow (February 19th).  I will drop off my new work for this year and should arrive early afternoon.

Thank you for such a wonderful blog post! You are a treasure. Hope you are ok and have power restored.  Best, Pam

 

Read more about the artist…
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Pam Haunschild in her studio About artist Pam Haunschild: In her artistic practice, Pam explores nature. She goes beyond realism and …

 

And, too, due to arrive soon at Fairweather’s!

Adult coloring books with the Golden Radio

Architect Rafael Araujo’s hand-drawn Golden Ratio illustrations are amazing drawings that are all connected by a common theme. Armed with nothing but a pencil, compass, ruler, and protractor he creates drawings that depict the mathematical brilliance of the natural world, and has published  an adult coloring book in 2021 that seeks to reconnect humans with nature.

 

 

Araujo’s renditions revolve around intelligent patterns of growth that are ruled by the Golden Ratio. This special number, commonly annotated with the Greek letter Phi (?), is equal to 1.618 and can be seen in all sorts of natural spirals, sequences, and proportions. “Phyllotaxis” is the name given for the tendency of organic things to grow in spiral patterns and this number pattern reoccurs so often in nature that some researchers have deemed it a universal law for the perfection of structures, forms, and proportions. Found in a nautilus shell, leaves, and even butterfly wings Phi can be traced throughout our environment, time and time again.

 

 

“Thank you for your help with the purchase of the nautilus shell art.  I love the colors  in the art as it went so well with my ideas.  I have sent you a photo of the completed project of our guest bath with the Fairweather piece as the centerpiece of the space. Thank you so much for your expertise.” — T. Volz

 

 

 

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

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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

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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.

 

Natural edge table showcasing distinct grain and burl by NW wood artisan Stuart Dittbrenner.

“Art is everywhere and it is the job of the artist to identify it.”  SD

This is an unparalleled highly figured and spalted 3 inch thick maple table and measures an impressive 76L X 24W X 18H  with its base proportioned at 4.5 X 2.5 X 53  and resting on a maple beam. The verticals supporting the top are figured maple, as well.

$3895. Signed by the artisan.

 

 

Stuart Dittbrenner, with his art known as StuArt, has been inspired by the many wood artisans in the Northwest and marvels at the tactile characteristics of wood and its textures, color, figuring, and reflective qualities. He relishes the manipulation of wood and the discovery of the numerous fine finishes available to create unique art. He delights in the feel of the finished object in his hands. He produces thoughtfully-crafted mid century furniture that blurs the line between art and utility. He believes each piece of wood has its own character and mind.

 

 

 

 

My projects involve the violent interaction of raw materials, tools and techniques of woodworkers and other artisans to generate the forms I’m seeking, keeping the qualities of the material integrated into the design. In this way the organic life of the tree influences the finish and my creation extends the life of the tree indefinitely.

​The challenge is to make sense of the material and convey to the observer my vision of form, space, texture, color and motion. To that goal I constantly seek to challenge the limits of my skills and imagination.

Start with inspiration, add raw materials, manipulate and progress through stages to conclusion. This is my passion as an artist and craftsman.

My challenge is to make sense of the material and convey to the observer my vision of form, space, texture, color and motion. To that goal, I constantly seek to challenge the limits of my skills and imagination.”  Stuart Dittbrenner

 

Judges Award – Ocean Shores National Show
Blue Ribbon – Quilceda Woodworkers Show
Blue Ribbon – Kitsap Woodworkers Show
Best of Division – Northwest Woodworkers Show
Best In Category – Quilceda Woodworkers Show
Best in Category – Puyallup Woodworkers Show
Blue Ribbon – Northwest Carvers Artistry in Wood

 

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

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We highlight Made by NW Hands (™) in whatever way possible.  It is more important than ever before that functional and decorative art survive the pandemic to be enjoyed for generations to come. We are renewing a promise to promote to the utmost our artists, artisans, and community through the most difficult period in a lifetime. –D. Fairweather, gallerist, curator, and allied member ASID.

 

“One of the things we have been learning overwhelmingly is the increased demand for authentic products and work that has a story to tell.”

 

Indeed, there is a natural synergy of things well-made between a gallery, an interior designer, and a group of artisans.  The craft discipline in the NW is such a diverse and rich source of ideas and provides a thoughtful appreciation of a place. Thankful and grateful.

 

Please note our 2021 hours will  remain limited until there is a convincing containment of the virus.

Open Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat 11-4, and Sundays 11-3

Shop Small. Shop Local. Shop Safely.

And, too, available by special appointment for a safe and private shopping experience.

 

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

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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

 

 

“There is the wilderness of innocence. It is  a reminder of all that: the beauty, the power of nature, the fragility of nature and the fragility of our nature and our own being. Nature will always be here.”   Carol Jazzar

 

Oil paintings by Leo Brew, rice paper art by Zifen Qian, glass by Christine Downs, burl wood frames, and speciality wood photo frames.

 

Snowy owl photo by Neal Maine, watercolor by Don Nisbett, handmade box by Christine Trexel, mouth blown art glass, gift cards by Dorota Haber-Lehigh, carved wood candlesticks, and knitted cloches by Linda Olson.

 

Encaustic art by Claudia Fuenzalida Johns, wood  bowl and tops  by Tom Willing, hand woven wire baskets, glass by Monet Rubin,  hand sewn COVID masks by Robin Montero (with the ‘nosey-bendy- thingy’), spooled velvet ribbon, and hand decorated ornaments(fa-la-la is coming).

Watercolor bird blocks by Lieta Gratteri, seed pearl box by Gayle H. Seely, framed watercolor by Mary Burgess, and floral by Mini’s Flower’s.

 

Graphite on yupo by Patricia Clark-Finley, silk and down accent pillows, and mouth blown art glass vessels.

 

Glass by Monet Rubin, sand blasted stemware by Rox Heath, abstract mirror by Neal Small, and hammered nickel candlesticks.

 

 

Impasto oils by Tedd Chilless, watercolors by Lieta Gratteri and drawings by Lori Wallace-Lloyd.

 P-s-s-t… can you spot the first hint in the photo above for ALL THAT GLITTERS, Fairweather’s upcoming December exhibition?

 

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside, Oregon

 WILD BEAUTY Exhibition and Art Sale

Through Nov. 24th

Featuring NW artists Leopoldine “LEO” Brew, Agnes Field, Patricia Clark-Finley, Dorota Haber-Leligh, Ron Nicolaides, Neal Maine, Jan Rimerman, and Vanessa K. Stokes, among others.

The strength of WILD BEAUTY lies in the detailed and multivariate perspectives each artist brings showing us a different viewpoint.

They all use WILD BEAUTY as the theme of their work but they use different techniques and the way they see it is distinctively unique.

 

The Fairweather’s WILD BEAUTY exhibition is finely nuanced — in the selection of works, their judicious placement and the mastery of composition and diverse spot lighting.” —KR

 

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

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

Displays by D. Fairweather, gallerist/ allied member A.S.I.D., American Society of Interior Designers. Photos by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall.