Alice Leora Briggs exhibition through March 29

Barbara Robertson & Patti Warashina

The Sammamish Arts Commission is pleased to present:

Crossing Boundaries

January 21-April 25, 2014

Hold the presses! What is a print!

Sammamish City Hall Commons Gallery ·
801 228th Avenue SE Sammamish, WA 98075
Weekdays 8:30am – 5:00pm

Participating Artists:

Fay Jones, Patti Warashina, Barbara Robertson, Gene Gentry McMahon, Norie Sato, Roger Shimomura, Cheryll Leo Gwin, Robert Hardgrave, John Constantine, Robert Sperry, Diane Divelbess, Kim Van Someren, Lisa Hasegawa, Kerstin Graudins, Romson Bustillo, Rickie Wolfe.

An Artist’s Reception followed by a Conversation will be held Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 7:00pm Sammamish City Hall Council Chambers.Conversation will be related to methods of printmaking – traditional or digital, authentic or reproduction, art or not is planned for. Event is open to the public.


Barbara Robertson – Gates Foundation Screening

Barbara Robertson’s animation “Three Phases” is currently being shown on a  large outdoor screen at the Gates Foundation, on 5th Avenue, in Seattle. It will be shown, in partnership with 4Culture, in rotation with four other artists, now through March. The work is shown continuously every day and evening until 8 pm.

Kathleen Rabel and Stephen Hazel In the Sheehan Gallery at Whitman College

Abstract American Mokuhanga 

In the Sheehan Gallery at Whitman College

February 19 – April 18, 2014
The upcoming exhibition will explore the ways in which traditional Japanese woodblock print have influenced and inspired American abstract printmakers.  The show will open in the Spring, 2014 and highlight the Sheehan Gallery’s spring exhibition season.  The exhibit will show how American woodblock print artists, using traditional woodblock print techniques, have created new, different, and contemporary visual effects that mirrors and expands the Japanese mokuhanga and Ukiyo-e tradition.   The exhibit will be sponsored by Department of Art / Art History and Visual Culture Studies, Asian Studies, and the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
The exhibition will feature the work of 16-18 artists including Hunter Buck, Takuji Hamanaka,Keiko Hara, Stephen Hazel, Shoichi Ida, Catherine Kerman, Karen Kunc, Robert Kushner, Hiroki Morinoue, Florence Neal, Kathleen Rabel, Mellesa Schulenberg, Yasuyuki Shibata, *Carol Summer, Phoebe Toland, and April Vollmer.
         In addition, the exhibit will include a room that introduces traditional 18th century Ukiyoe Prints from collections in Walla Walla; a room that introduces the tradition of “Japanese Creative Printmaking” (sōsaku hanga); and a room that showcases the woodblock prints of Walla Walla artist, Laura Lee Robison Holmes who was profoundly influenced by Japanese sōsaku hanga.  In conjunction with this exhibit, there will be displays of mokuhanga tools and a series of photos showing the mokuhanga process.  The Olin East Asian Art Gallery and Lounge areas will be used to create a complementary exhibit of Japanese art from the Davis Collection.
Co-Curated by Keiko Hara and Akira Takemoto

Ajay Garg exhibition in Mumbai, India Aug.26-31

ROSALYN RICHARDS – Exhibition in Pennsylvania

Davidson Galleries print artist Rosalyn Richards has a show in Harrisburg, PA in a new small gallery called Robinson’s Rare Books and Fine Prints.

Action in Nature
at Robinson’s Rare Books and Fine Prints
1302 North Third Street (in the Midtown Scholar Bookstore, bottom level)
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17102
(717) 585-7124

A very beautiful and mysterious collection of etchings by Rosalyn Richards. These warm, glowing, abstract images reflect Rosalyn’s interest in alternative landscapes and the dynamics of nature. The work contains references to cellular structures of organisms, sonograms of the ocean floor, weather patterns, and the micro world of quantum physics. Hope to see you!

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