Front entry BE OUTSIDE exhibition display

 

Sunflower watercolor mixed media with gold dust by artist Lieta Gratteri, encaustic art by Peg Wells, fused glass trivets by Darcy Martin, pottery by Suzy Holland, whimsical bird by Sandy Visse, hand forged three tiered bronze display stand, hand woven natural reed table runner, recycled glass goblets, mercury copper glass candle holders, hammered by hand copper and silver earrings, hand dyed silk scarf by Cicely Gilman, Thai silk quilted accent pillows filled with down, recycled glass serving bowl, and made by hand sunflower glass bowls. In the background is an ocean-space by Lee Munsell, original watercolors by Paul Brent, and copper, silver and gold earrings by Cher Flick.

Front window BE OUTSIDE display

 

Handmade indoor/ outdoor birdhouses by Marcia Hudson, bird’s nest fused glass art by Carolyn Myers Lindberg, had quilted pouf pillow by Cherry Harris, pottery bowls by Marilyn Cohn, seed pearl mosaics by Gayle H. Seely, Oregon mrytlewood mushroom sculpture by Mike Brown, bronze wire compote, hand speckled and dyed robin eggs, and gull watercolor by Lieta Gratteri.

Closeup detail of the interior window detail, twig pottery, and leaf roof composition on the birdhouse made by Marcia Hudson.

Close up detail of a maker’s mark signature for Marilyn Cohn, NW potter. Indeed, the artist carves a different face on each piece.

West wall BE OUTSIDE displays

Rendezvous mixed media fresco art Agnes Field with native flowers and NW herbs, wildlife art cards by Leah Kolenberg, twig basket by Charles Schweigert, art glass platter by Bob Heath, walnut bowl by Mike Brown, raw edge jewelry boxes by Ray Noregaard, shagreen frame, leather picture frame, and hand-forged bronze candlesticks.

Close up detail of the Rendezvous art featuring cedar pots filled with LIVE herbs and glass vases filled with LIVE native cut flowers.

South wall display for BE OUTSIDE

Art and cards by Barbara Bacon Folawn, pottery by Suzy Holland, artistic card packages by Phill Juttlestad, segmented wood vessels by Martin Conley, wood turned bowls by Tom Willing, en plein air art series by Karen Doyle, and mouth blown art glass.

 

North display for BE OUTSIDE:

Sunflower framed painting on board by Emily Schultz-McNeil, encaustic mixed media by Emily Miller,  en plein air oil paintings by Lisa Wiser, art glass by Bob Heath, and raw edge maple and forged iron table by Stuart Dittbrenner.

Close up detail of Emily Schutlz-McNeil’s sunflower oil painting.

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside

BE OUTSIDE exhibition

On view through August 25

A group show showcasing the work of regional artists incorporating painting, photography, sculpture, fiber art, and more. 

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Mixed media art work in progress by Nikole Rae Peacock.

About Nikole Rae Peacock, mixed media artist.

Nature is my source of renewal and inspiration. My spirit feels most alive when I am outside painting,  working with wood, and landscaping. I thrive in breezes, birdsong, and cool grass under my bare feet. I love to create freely, playfully, and expressively ..releasing all rules and expectations …allowing the journey to unfold with curiosity and an open heart.” NRP

I have been an artist all my life, primarily showing and selling nature photography.  A few years ago I embraced a deep soul-calling and began painting on weathered wood salvaged from old barns and burn piles. — NRP

I am drawn to the natural texture and patterns of wood grain, which inspire seascapes, skies, beaches, and mountain ranges.  I combine various pieces of wood to create tranquil and inviting scenes…. each one entirely unique.

Barn boards, driftwood planks, and recycled wood pulled from a burn pile bleached by the sun, naturally outdoors. Artworks in the future for Nikole Rae Peacock.

Click on to watch a time lapse video of artworks in progress by Nikole.

Feels amazing to be painting on old weathered barn wood. These seascapes came alive. The new paintings are for the Seaside First Saturday Art Walk on Aug 7th!  Nikole Rae Peacock

I love creating my own textures, using molding paste, gel medium, sand, fiber and papers. I build layers upon layers into many of my paintings, enjoying the evolution and lessons learned as I go.  I listen to my creative spirit, I feel where my energy is naturally flowing and follow it.

When early layers disappear under fresh paint, they continue to add depth and richness, I have found to be a gentle practice of letting go, allowing change and discoveries to unfold… a true lesson for all of Life.

A final touch of salt water flicked onto the board and this painting is ready to bring vibrant color to someone’s life. It’s made with hefty boards that add power to its presence.

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside

BE OUTSIDE exhibition

On view through August 25

A group show showcasing the work of selected regional artists incorporating painting, photography, sculpture, fiber art and more.   Featuring watercolor artist Paul Brent, fresco painter Agnes Field, floral painter Lieta Gratteri, pen and ink artist Dorota Haber-Lehigh, fine art photographer Bob Kroll, acrylic artist Bev Drew Kindley, fused glass artist Carolyn Myers Lindberg, oil painter Emily Schultz-McNeil, calligrapher JoAnn Pari-Mueller, mixed media artist Jan Rimerman, and plein air artist Lisa Finch-Wiser. 

Introducing Nikole Rae Peacock, mixed media and raw edge wood sculpture artist, creative coach, and community builder.

“After 43 years enjoying life around the country, I have returned “home” to the beautiful Oregon Coast.  I find refreshment and peace in my forest studio near Astoria, surrounded by nature, with magnificent ocean beaches a short drive away. I’m also thrilled to become a part of the wonderful art community here on the North Coast.”  NRP

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To make the nest, I started by creating the bases with metallic gold and green fusible paint.  I used a candle and then later a blowtorch to heat and bend thin glass “stringer” and layered them on the panel in the form of a nest.” CML

I added frit (crumbled glass) to add texture and depth.  Some of the nests have a couple of other colors of stringer or frit tucked in to represent other materials found by our feathered friends to pad their nests. The nests are tack fused to about 1350 degrees. The eggs are cut and shaped separately and full fused to 1490 degrees.” Carolyn Myers Lindberg 

Former Communications Coordinator at West Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District, former KXL radio host, spouse of political-insider Mike Lindberg, and the daughter of Clay Myers (who served as both Oregon’s secretary of state and treasurer). Carolyn Myers Lindberg is an accomplished writer, glass artist, as well as a singer, and will lecture at the FH&G during the opening reception of BE OUTSIDE on August 7.

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

BE OUTSIDE exhibition

Through August 25

A group show showcasing the work of selected regional artists incorporating painting, photography, sculpture, fiber art and more.   Featuring watercolor artist Paul Brent, fresco painter Agnes Field, floral painter Lieta Gratteri, pen and ink artist Dorota Haber-Lehigh, fine art photographer Bob Kroll, acrylic artist Bev Drew Kindley, fused glass artist Carolyn Myers Lindberg, oil painter Emily Schultz-McNeil, calligrapher JoAnn Pari-Mueller, mixed media artist Jan Rimerman, and plein air artist Lisa Finch-Wiser. 

Making glass art inspired by a bird’s nest was a long process of many hours and firings. But it’s all about the journey, right?” Carolyn Myers Lindberg, FH&G glass artist

Introducing Nikole Rae Peacock, a raw edge wood sculpture artist, creative coach, and community builder.

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BE OUTSIDE WITH BIRD’S NESTS

NW friends agree to share a recent nesting backstory

I noticed the flowers moving in the hanging flower basket. Sure enough, a junco flew out. I grabbed my copy of Karen Roehm DeWitz’s book, Look at That Bird! (*****), she wrote about how juncos will sometimes make their nests in hanging flower baskets.

I peeked at the nest and found 3 naked birds curled up inside. 

A few days later…

I’m an empty nester already! That was fast.  I suspected something when I hadn’t been hearing or seeing the mom and pop around the nest since yesterday sometime. I wish I had been able to see the fledglings.

FLASH!  I think I found them.  I heard a bunch of “ticking” in a bush across the yard and saw a small brown bird on a branch, streaky breast and no hood yet, and it still had the yellow gape (thanks Karen) and the right kind of beak.  There were two adults hovering nearby so I think that’s my family!

UPDATED UPDATE:  I just saw one of the little babies again on the ground and this time the pop was feeding it. They still need some help from their parents.  –Pat Wollner

Karen Roehm DeWitz to PW:  They’ll be fed by the parents on the ground for a while yet. Enjoy the show!

PW:  Do they go back to the nest at night or sleep in the trees somewhere with the folks?

KRW: Once babies fledge, that’s usually it for the nest. It’s actually a super dangerous place for baby birds (they’re all together, and predators can watch mom and dad coming and going), so it’s best for them to get out ASAP. After that, the parents help them find a safe spot to roost at night. The babies may not be able to fly yet, so keep an eye on pets.

PW: They are actually flying, sort of. I suspect they came out of the nest sometime this morning and I didn’t find them until late this afternoon. They flit around in the low bushes and hop around on the ground. There was a juvenile Cooper’s hawk on the roof of my garage yesterday and usually the crows are all over the place so it is a dangerous place like you said.

Book Review:
This book would make a beautiful gift for someone who loves birds and nature, someone who is just starting out birdwatching or someone who already birdwatches but is interested in birds from the Pacific Northwest.


Although this book is aimed at the younger birdwatcher I think this book would be great for all ages! I certainly enjoyed it!

https://katu.com › afternoon-live › books-authors › loo… 2021 — The author of “Look at That Bird! “, Karen DeWitz talked about birds and also places to go for birdwatching!

Sunflowers 16 x 20 watercolor, handmade paper, marbled Gelli, and gold leaf by Lieta Gratteri

Lieta Gratteri, a nursery and garden center manager for more than 30 years, often paints impressionistic art from NW fresh cut flowers she has cultivated and grown, as well as coastal wildlife.

Watercolor artist Lieta Gratteri in her home garden studio
Lieta Gratteri’s nursery 2021

“Central to creating a garden of interest is putting light-colored flowers in an area of shade and placing dark foliage plants in juxtaposition to gray-green textured plants.  Indeed, it is crucial to create a density of vegetation combined with a surprising bursts of color along a sight line or a path, and to develop moments where the visitor is fully immersed in the flowers, surrounding foliages, and a glimpse through the tree canopy above, so that the sky is barely visible” — D. Fairweather, Oregon master gardener 

Art work progression

Lieta Gratteri, artist and fellow gardener, paints as if planning a garden, adding light and dark touches to her art with a mixture of texture to entice the viewer.” — FH&G

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside

BE OUTSIDE exhibition on view through August 25

A group show showcasing the work of selected regional artists incorporating painting, photography, sculpture, fiber art and more.   Featuring watercolor artist Paul Brent, fresco painter Agnes Field, floral painter Lieta Gratteri, pen and ink artist Dorota Haber-Lehigh, fine art photographer Bob Kroll, acrylic artist Bev Drew Kindley, fused glass artist Carolyn Lindberg, oil painter Emily Schultz-McNeil, calligrapher JoAnn Pari-Mueller, mixed media artist Jan Rimerman, and plein air artist Lisa Finch-Wiser. 

Introducing Nikole Rae Peacock, a raw edge wood sculpture artist, creative coach, and community builder.

 

 

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“Eagle at Rest” oil by Paul Brent

Recently, Paul Brent  finished a painting with the Necanicum River Estuary in Seaside, Tillamook Lighthouse, and the iconic American Bald Eagle.  A work of art that is equally indicative of his talent to recreate all aspects of nature on the North Coast. From his watercolors to his recent oil paintings he captures nature in its best and most idyllic form.

From June to October, Paul and Lana Jane Brent live in Seaside, Oregon, where they have had a home and an artist’s studio for the past 15 years. Paul Brent exhibits his work in Seaside at Fairweather Home and Gallery on Broadway.

Brent has been profiled in the Wall Street Journal, Coastal Living, and many more publications. . He is a signature member of the National and Florida Watercolor Societies and a member of the Society of Illustrators. He had authored a book on watercolor instruction titled Wonderful Watercolors. He has been active in arts and planning organizations both locally and in the state of Florida.

“Eagle at Rest” throughout the stages of the painting in progress by Paul Brent.

 

 

July 3-25

PLACE-BASED Exhibition 

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside, Oregon

Fairweather Gallery’s July exhibition PLACE-BASED, an art show and sale, involves a focus on the importance and uniqueness of place. 

While selecting the artworks to local context will appeal to the summertime tourists and visitors, behind the exhibit is an understanding that fosters regional artists and their connection within the community. The exhibit doubles down on a link with the history of both place and keeping close tabs on how artists are based in visual story telling.

Featuring Northwest artists Barbara Bacon Folawn, Paul Brent, Victoria Brooks, Pam Haunschild, Bev Drew Kindley, Phil Juttlestad, Lee Munsell, Jan Shield, and Sharon Kathleen Johnson.

 

 

 

FUN FACT:  Paul Brent is celebrating 12 years with the Fairweather Gallery in 2021!

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Paul Brent will share with Art Walk patrons and guests his newest public art project, a mural for Panama City,  that was inspired by a coastal pelican. 

“Ocra Frolic” 24 x 24″ mixed media by Jan Rimerman

“Orca Friends”  24 x 24″ mixed media by Jan Rimerman

Q: What is the inspiration for The Orca Whale Collection?

A: The Orca Whale Collection is inspired by the love of these graceful animals.  Having a studio on Orcas Island for many years brought me up close and personal to these animals.  Watching them in the wild as they danced through the San Juan currents off the state of Washington is truly an experience. 

Observing the beautiful playfulness with each other as they breach, communicate and then disappear into the deep ocean is unforgettable.  There is an important Whale Museum on San Juan Island which gives a comprehensive explanation of the history of the orca pods and scientific information on how they operate as a species. It also brings to the surface the environmental issues that are harming the orca whale’s health and well being.

The Orca Whale painting series has five 24” x 24” paintings that all work together.  They would be impressive exhibited down a large stairway or in an office complex.  The collection reminds me how fabulous yet fragile these mammals are.  Note that the whales in the paintings are not whole.  Little by little these wonderful beings are disappearing.  Their food source of salmon is shrinking, pollution and plastics are invading their environment and whale watching is disrupting their daily lives.  My intent is to bring forth the magic of these creatures while reminding us that we can all do a small part to help protect our fellow beings. JR

Jan Rimerman

Artist/Art Administrator

Visual Art Coordinator & Curator Lakewood Center Gallery

Director/Curator Rain Spark Gallery

Director Rock…Paper…Turtle…Art for Wetlands

Resident artist Fairweather House and Gallery

Photo Courtesy of Seaside Aquarium

 

Orca Sightings Through the Roof on Oregon Coast by Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff

 

Recent reports indicate a little Orca spy hopping, which is always spectacular.

The Transient Killer Whale Research Project actually identified the three Orcas in the various footage and photos spotted along the Oregon coast.  According to their lead scientist, Josh McInnes, they were the cataloged whales known as T049A2, T073, and T073D. They are known to be travel in coastal inland waters of Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and southeast Alaska.

On May 18, 2021, orcas were reported at the Cove in Seaside, which is a rare sight.

Among the finds:

And, too, just this weekend, those in Gearhart got to watch grays and Orcas. First, a series of spouts from a couple of gray whales, and then there was an Orca surfacing behind them a way back. 

Even spotting gray whales – which are still migrating up the coast – is a patience game, so finding an Orca will be similar. It’s important to note gray whales have no dorsal fin (top fin), but killer whales do.

Q: What do Orcas symbolize?

A: The Orca symbolizes family, romance, longevity, harmony, travel, community and protection. Orcas travel in large family groups, working together to protect all members of their pod.

 

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside, Oregon

INTO THE BLUE

Art sale and show

Through June 24

 

Discover just how fond are artists of a particular color is demonstrated at the exhibition of INTO THE BLUE, with fifteen selected NW artists, 100 new original artworks, art glass, and semi-precious aquamarine gemstones in jewelry.

Acrylic artist Toni Avery

Printmaker Nick Brakel

Abstract painter Diane Copenhaver

En plein air painter Karen Doyle

Watermedia artist Pam Haunschild

Glass artist Bob Heath

Fine art photographer Bob Kroll

Water colorist Lieta Gratteri

Pastel artist Gretha Lindwood

Calligraphy artist JoAnn Pari-Mueller

Mixed media artist Jan Rimerman

Oil painter Lisa Wiser

Semi precious gemstone jeweler Mary Truhler

Introducing poured alcohol painter Gail Pennebaker

 

 

 

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“Camellia” by naturalist Dorota Haber-Lehigh, resident Fairweather House and Gallery artist.

Dorota, a Seaside artist, holds a Diploma in Botanical Illustration through the Society of Botanical Artists in the UK. Dorota is a member of the Oregon Botanical Artists Circle, Pacific Northwest Botanical Artists, and the American Society of Botanical Artists. She created and published an ethnobotanical coloring book titled ABC of Native Plants of the Coastal Pacific Northwest.

 

Dorota Haber-Lehigh holds a  B.A. degree in Art, B.A degree in International Studies, B.A., and M.A.T. degree.  She also holds a Graduate Certificate in Bilingual and English as a Second Language Education. She has taught Art, Spanish, ESL, Art of Ethnobotany, Botanical Drawing at public school, community colleges and various community/art centers.

“Magnolia bud in Oregon” 

March brings gorgeous flowering trees, a purple stormy sky, and lots of rain. What can be more precious?” DH-L

Added a bit more to the magnolia drawing. What a beautiful tree! What beautiful colors! DH-L

“Skunk cabbage are beginning to emerge on the Oregon Coast. One of my favorites as it brightens the dark swampy winter. This illustration was completed as part of my Diploma in Botanical Illustration with Society of Botanical Artists in London. Colored pencil and graphite.” DH-L

“Salal, an Oregon native.”   

A beginning of a composition. Love the resilience of the plant. DH-L

“Artists lose themselves in their work revealing the world that exists in the imagination, transcending grace through the muse of nature.”

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

SeasideNATURE’S GRACE

On exhibition

Through April 25

Features glass artist Rosalyn Andronesch, acrylic artist Toni Avery, oil painter Karen Doyle, en plein artist Bev Drew Kindley, naturalist Dorota Haber-Lehigh, watercolorist Lieta Gratteri, oil painter Emily Schulz McNiel, botanical artist Mike Mason, and emerging artist Vanessa K. Stokes.

Introducing artist Mary Lyn Gough.

Showing art on display by Bill Baily, Neal Maine, Diana Nadal, and Jan Rimerman.

Dorota Haber-Lehigh spoke about her Seaside Mill Ponds coloring book at a recent Fairweather Gallery event.

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Dorota Haber-Lehigh’s Seaside Mill Pond Natural History Coloring Books. 

$20. 

Proceeds in support of Seaside Parks

“Grace helps us do more than we can on our own.

Nature brings truths that we could never discover without the help of grace.”

Art selected by Dorota Haber-Lehigh for the Nature’s Grace show at Fairweather’s. On sale and on exhibit through April 25.

Dorota Haber-Lehigh speaks about her Seaside Mill Ponds coloring books at a recent Fairweather Gallery after-hours event.


Dorota Haber-Lehigh | 2021 Creative Resident | Bloedel …

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Jan 29, 2021 — Dorota HaberLehigh is an artist, educator, and naturalist with a passion for depicting flora of the Pacific Northwest.
 
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Translating nature into art Seaside artist, forager and teacher …

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 Dorota HaberLehigh is fascinated by plants. Specifically, native plants: seeing how they grow and change through the seasons; identifying … Read more…
 

“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.

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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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“Chasing the Light” by Neal Maine/ PacificLIght Images

$295.

Proceeds in support of NCLC, North Coast Land Conservancy

“Shaped by Nature” ancient, living crab tree in the Neocoxie forest, Gearhart, Or

Photographer Neal Maine, PacificLight Images

$395.

Proceeds in support of NCLC, North Coast Land Conservancy

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 Giustina 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.

 

 

 

 

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“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

 

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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

 

 

 

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