Made by hand. Made local. Knitted woolies.

 

“Must have this one!” 
Fun fact: To size woolies just right for you, place it on top of your hair when damp, as the hair dries, the hat sizes itself!

 

 

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

SEEK, an art exhibition, through December 2017

As the hectic holiday season approaches, we seek beauty.

We seek comfort in nature, in its solitude and silence, as well as seek time with family and friends.

SEEK, inquire, search for, pursue, long for, wish for, desire, look for, expect from…

 

Brigitte Willse, jewelry designer, introduced her beautiful designs during the opening reception of SEEK at Fairweather’s.

“Thank you for the opportunity to include my jewelry in your beautiful shop.” –Brigitte

“I have a passion for making vintage-inspired, romantic, and whimsical hand-crafted jewelry using relics of the past, including watch parts, hardware, rhinestone pieces and historical medallions It is truly inspiring to turn these treasures of the past into heirlooms of the future.” –Brigitte Willse

And, too, a question:

How are the regional artists selected to show in the Gallery?

After nearly 12 years, it has come to be artists referring artists to the Gallery!

Forever humbled and grateful for the recommendations.

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

 

Encaustic angel by Gregory Bell, wood bowls by Daniel Harris,  wood vase by Mike Brown and  jewelry by Renee Hafeman.

 

 

“When you Search for Me” oil painting  by Lee Munsell, calligraphy by Penelope Culbertson, basket by Charles Schweigert and burl ornaments by Mike Brown.

 

 

“Winter’s Ocean” oil painting, by Ron Nicolaides,  oil pastels by Joanne Donaca and calligraphy by Penelope Culbertson.

 

 

 

Handmade boxes and books  by Christine Trexel, encaustic landscape by Kimberly Kent and bracelets by Mary Boitta.

 

 

 

Grace note received:

“I’m always enthralled when entering Fairweather House and Gallery! A feeling of peace and serenity fill my senses. The beautiful books, vases, natural decor and fabrics complement amazing artworks of every medium. Oils, watercolors, mixed media, wood carvings, photographs and jewelry are displayed in unique exhibit centers that meld peacefully one to another. The gallerist is an artist when it comes to decorating and showcasing beautiful objects and art!” –K. R. 

 

To read more about the gallery, please visit http://www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com/ …about/ …artists

 

Meticulous displays, like none other, with disciplined attention to design perspectives. Find harmony in exquisite materials, combined with the spirit of many artists who know how to apply the mark of being in the Northwest.

Image titled: Power of Flight

Neal Maine/ PacificLight Images

Snow Geese

Lower Columbia River

Nov. 2017

About Snow Geese:

In the winter and during migration and winter in coastal marshes, estuaries, freshwater marshes, agricultural country. Forages mostly by walking in shallow water or on land. In summer on Arctic tundra usually within 5 miles of coast, near lakes or rivers. Usually feeds in flocks, sometimes mixed with other kinds of geese.  Please go to http://www.audubon.org/field-guide/bird/snow geese for more info

 

Neal Maine habitat lecture

Fairweather House and Gallery
612 Broadway
Seaside, Oregon

Fun Fact:

Nearly every month Neal Maine, naturalist, biologist and wildlife photograhper,  lectures about the ecology of the local habitat at the Fairweather Gallery.

Forever honored to show his PacificLight Images  in the Gallery.

Forever humbled to have Neal Maine lecture in the Gallery.

Proceeds to support NCLC.

And, too,  Neal Maine  has introduced plans for a new open edition of a coffee table book of selected images from  PacificLight Images.

The book will be available on  special order.

The book is to support North Coast Land Conservancy, NCLC.

 

Neal Maine was a biology teacher for 30 years with the Seaside School District. After retiring from teaching, he served on the founding board for the North Coast Land Conservancy and served as its director for 12 years. Maine currently spends most of his time prowling the coastal edge as a wildlife photographer and helping others appreciate “living in paradise” on the North Coast through presentations and exhibits.

 

 

Image titled: Pray Prey 

Peregrine Falcon

Neal Maine/ PacificLight Images

Location: Del Rey Beach

Gearhart Oregon

November 2017

About Peregrine Falcons;
Habitat Open country: cliffs (mountains to coast). Often near water, especially along coast, and migrants may fly far out to sea.
One of the world’s fastest birds; in power-diving from great heights to strike prey, the Peregrine may possibly reach 200 miles per hour. Regarded by biologists alike as one of the noblest and most spectacular of all birds of prey.  Please go to http://www.audubon.org/field-guide/bird/ peregrine falcon for more info

 

Image title: Flying the North Coast

Purplish Copper

 Neal Maine/ PacificLight Images 

November 2017

 

The Purplish Copper is a hardy butterfly, visible when most other species are absent. Adults visit  Heliotrope, Aster and many other flowers. They often show up in late and early winter in places where the species has not otherwise been seen all year.  The larval hosts in moist areas where Knotweed (Polygonum) and Dock (Rumex) grow.

 

Neal Maine has re-introduced the image titled: Whale Within, a photograph  from a wildlife trip to the high Arctic for the Alaska Wilderness League. 

Available at Fairweather’s through December, 2017

Proceeds in support of North Coast Land Conservancy, NCLC.

 

To view images by Neal Maine/ PacificLight Images, please go to wwww.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com/ …artists/ …Neal Maine

 

“Unless otherwise noted, images are presented as they were photographed. Slight adjustment by cropping, lightening or darkening may have been used, but the photo subject is presented as recorded in the Oregon coastal landscapes.” A Certificate of Authenticity is provided with each copyrighted and signed image. –PacificLight Images, Neal Maine

 

Annual Harp Petting Zoo by master harp builder Duane Bolster.

 

 

 

 

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

SEEK, an art exhibition.

December 2017 

As the hectic holiday season approaches, we seek beauty in nature, in its solitude and silence, as well as seek   time with family and friends.

Seek, inquire, search for, pursue, long for, wish for, desire, look for, expect from.

Featuring Duane Bolster, master harp builder and his harp petting zoo. For nearly 50 years, he worked in operating rooms and Intensive Care Units. He witnessed the wonderful healing and soothing effects that harp music had on the children he cared for, and on their parents. He won The Hero award from CCA “For Creating a Magnificent Harp for the Music Program”.

 

In addition, Oregon artist Renee Rowe, inspired by the beauty of nature, produces abstract art by following her heart. For the artist, celebrating art and life are inseparable.

 

 

Art by Renee Rowe

For more about the artist, please visit http://www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com/ …artists/ …Renee Rowe

 

 

 

 

 

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.