Handmade glass heart and tray by Bob Heath, glass platters by Fedor Zubanov, tile earrings by Kris Zorko, handmade bird by Sandy Visse, myrtle wood mushroom by Mike Brown, vintage pottery, and signed art glass.

Artist enhanced vintage series by Jon Anni,  vintage bowls, handmade pottery, pear twig basket, bronze candlesticks, mouth blown stemware, handmade grapevine spheres, and myrtle wood serving tray.

Contemporary art by Gary Pearlman, vintage pottery, bronze hammered vase, mouth blown art glass, pleated silk and down accent pillows, carved bone picture frame, “Boo” folded book art by Mary Botitta, velvet pumpkins, and mouth blown mercury glass.

Oil paintings and watercolor by Paul Brent,  hand turned wood tray by Roger Trexle,  wood bowl by Daniel Harris, men’s necklaces by Mary Truhler, hand forged bronze candlesticks, hand made wood disc runner, fall pottery by Marilyn Cohn, and a collection of mouth blown stemware.

 

 

 

 

ON SECOND GLANCE

P.S.S.T.

It is beginning to look like fall

Through September 25

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside, Oregon

 

An exhibition that depicts a second look into art concepts, looking past the first glimpse to discover deeper, more specific, and significant elements in the artist’s conception of the work.

 

Staging by KD Fairweather, Allied member American Society of Interior Designers.

Photographs by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall.

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ON SECOND GLANCE, vignette #1:  Handmade display cabinet, coastal pen and ink landscapes by NW artist Dorota Haber-Lehigh, pottery by Marilyn Cohn, mahogany turned wood pedestal, handmade urchin bowl by Emily Miller; inlaid wood, embossed wood, and leather frames, shell shadow box, with linen and down-filled pillows.

ON SECOND GLANCE vignette #2: Faux marbled wall texturing by Seaside painter Brian Anderson, En Plein Aire original oils by Melissa Jander, vintage Frtiz and Floyd pottery, mouth blown glass vegetables, hand made lamp work bead ladle, recycled glass platter, hand forged plate stand, and finished edge plank table with forged iron base.

ON SECOND GLANCE vignette #3: Handmade barn doors, Seaside oil paintings by Paul Brent,  glasswork by Bob and Rox Heath, framed glass tiles by Christine Downs, bamboo and linen runners, upcycled trestle table, handthrown glazed pottery, turned ebony wood candlesticks, and Made by NW Hands ™ reversible masks.

ON SECOND GLANCE vignette #4: Gallery wall featuring vintage 1950s house siding, encaustic art by Peg Wells, mixed media panels by Jan Rimerman, seed pearl table top boxes by Gayle H. Seely, fresco art by Agnes Field, watercolor by Lieta Gratteri, En Plein Aire painting by Karen Doyle, impasto paintings by Leah Kolenberg, fused glass platter by Carolyn Myers Lindberg, water media forest critter abstracts by Pan Huanschild, handpainted silk with salted accents by Cicely Gilman, glass art by Fedor Zubanov, semi-precious jewelry by Mary Truhler, recycled burn pile wood art by Nikole Rae Peacock, amber art glass bowl by Bob Heath, bamboo twig basket by Charles Schweigert, and woven textile by Bonnie Garlington.

ON SECOND GLANCE vignette #5: Pastel landscape and stemware by Gretha Lindwood, handmade books by Kris Zorko, pottery by Marilyn Cohn,  handmade boxes by Christine Trexel,  En Plein Aire paintings by Lisa Wiser, abstract oil by Carmela Newstead, water media by Pam Haunschild, fused glass by Darcy Martin, fluted bowl by Suzy Holland, and art glass by Bob Lecari.

ON SECOND GLANCE

Through September 25

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside, Oregon

An exhibition that depicts a second look into art concepts, looking past the first glimpse to discover deeper, more specific, and significant elements in the artist’s conception of the work.

Staging by KD Fairweather, Allied member American Society of Interior Designers.

Photographs by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall.

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“Red and Black Circles” geometric reversible bamboo fiber scarf 73″L  by Bonnie Garlington

Bonnie Garlington textile artist

I am a Northwest fiber artist specializing in handwoven scarves.  My collection includes tartans, colorful casual styles and scarves with one-of-a-kind tapestry details. My scarves are woven in a variety of fibers including silk, Tencel, bamboo, and chenille; and many are accented with novelty yards and ribbons. The weave structures are equally varied including twills, lace weavers, supplemental warps, and pick-up designs, inlaid details, and special handling of fibers to produce intriguing textures.  Color, texture, structure, and pattern, I enjoying weaving it. –

Bonnie MacLachlan Garlington

“Fuchsia and Black” handwoven chenille scarf with silk ribbons 74″L plus fringe by Bonnie Garlington  

In a Bonnie Garlington “Floating Ribbons” scarf a close up view shows the details of silk ribbons that are specifically handwoven to play hide and seek.

74″L x 4.75″W plus fringe

Geometric colors dance in a scarf designed and woven by Bonnie Garlington. “Feathers”

75″ x 7″ plus fringe

A plaid scarf handwoven by Bonnie Garlington in luxuriously soft chenille, a wonderfully wearable alternative to wool. 

 

In addition to scarves, I also weave small tapestries framed for the wall.  Inspiration for my abstract designs comes from sources as varied as a collection of cloisonné enamels, the play of color in an opal, the twinkle of lights across the bay at midnight, or from my own personal response to natural or societal events.  For example, I have woven small tapestries in response to the devastating tsunami in Japan, in support of the Wetlands Conservancy, or inspired by Lake Oswego Read’s yearly book selection. I have been weaving a variety of textiles for more than 30 years. –-BMG

“And, too, I have woven tartans for more than 75 clans.”  BMG

Bonnie MacLaren Garlington welcomes custom orders for your clan of choice.

Seaside First Saturday Art Walk

September 4, 5-7 p.m.

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Opening reception for “A Second Glance,” an exhibition that depicts a look into specific art concepts. Features woodturner Mike Brown, watercolorist Mary Burgess, mixed media art by Pam Haunschild, plein air artist Melissa Jander, glass artist Carolyn Myers Lindberg, botanical artist Mike Mason, and oil painter Lisa Wiser.

Introducing textile artist Bobbie Garlington and hammered pewter artist Barb Sedgwick.  

Paul Brent will offer a Seaside Painting LIVE (™) episode throughout the evening.

Neal Maine, naturalist and wildlife photographer, will present a habitat lecture at 6 p.m.

 

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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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“Rendezvous” mixed media fresco painting on panel by Agnes Field 32″ x 32.5″

Q: What is mixed media fresco painting?

A: Three coats of plaster, sand, and marble dust are troweled onto a surface. A final smooth coat of plaster is added onto as much of the surface as can be painted in one session. The boundaries are confined carefully along contour lines, so that the edges of each successive section of fresh plastering are imperceptible. Agnes Field

And, too, brilliantly illuminating her talent,  Agnes Field created a YouTube video from her workspace to participate in the revised Astoria Open Studio Tours in 2021.  View her art on line this Saturday and Sunday, July 24 and 25/ 11-5:pm.

“Pelicans Aloft” watercolor/ framed by Paul Brent

Paul Brent has been profiled in many publications including the Wall Street Journal and Coastal Living. He is a signature member of the National Watercolor Society and a member of the Society of Illustrators. He authored a book on watercolor instruction titled Wonderful Watercolors and illustrated the children’s book J. Rooker, Manatee. He is active in many arts and planning organizations and offers a Painting Seaside LIVE ™ event during the Seaside First Saturday Art Walks at Fairweather House and Gallery.

And, too, new for 2021 Paul Brent has created a series of blank cards depicting his wonderful sense of humor in the field of animals at the beach. Available on-line.

 

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside

 BE OUTSIDE exhibition 

On display 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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Made by NW Hands ™  paper box with secret compartments by NW paper artist Christine Trexel. Also in pictured in the PLACE-BASED display are double faced masks by textile artist Peggy Evans, signed handmade berry dish and plate by pottery maker Marilyn Cohn, and painted river rock in a sea star theme by Seaside artist Kandy Swartz. 

Christine Trexel became interested in hand paper making, book binding, and box making as an extension of her lifelong love of books.

Artist statement:

“My interest in book binding and box making originated as a part of my lifelong love of books.  I believe that a day which passes without a book having been in my hands, in some form, is an incomplete day.” 

I use decorative paper, book cloth, book board, brass, and high quality print paper in making my boxes often incorporating images embossed, printed, or adhered to the covers.  Every element of the construction of the books and  boxes is done by hand, including hand sewing the pages of the book.CT

 

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Semi-precious jewelry by Mary Truhler, maple chest by Ray Noregaard, NW nature inspired pottery by Dan Peccia, wood turned bowl by Daniel Harris, and LIVE indoor easy-care plants. Thel growing plants are, truly, a natural air freshener (each 4″ pot cleans 100′ of household air).
Oceanscape art by Lee Munsell, glass bowl by Bob Lecari, fused glass tray by Christine Downs, “In the Mist” NW book by Russell J. Young, hammered bracelets by Nikki Hatt, wood sculpture by Martin Conley, signed vintage mouth blown sphere, tricolor wood containers from Janice Lukens, costume masks by Robin Montero, pen and ink art by Vanessa K. Stokes, water media art by Pam Haunschild, triptych, and Seaside Prom quilt collage by textile artist Tess Tappert.
Watercolor art by Lieta Gratteri, oil oceanscapes by Ron Nicoliades, seed pearl mosaic boses by Gayle H. Seely, fused glass art by Carolyn Lindberg, hand painted cards by Kris Zorko, and wood jewelry boxes by Ray Noregaard.
What’s trending in the summer of 2021
NW artist cards by Lieta Gratteri, Dorota Haber-Lehigh, and Don Nisbett!
Oregon quilted beach carry-all by Betty and over-the-shoulder quilted purse by Betty. Huffman.

PLACE-BASED Exhibition 

NW art show and sale

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside, Oregon

An exhibition that 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.

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