Sunday, February 16, 2014

good things come to those who wait

In October of 2011 I received an invitation to be included in the book originally titled '100 Northwest Artists'.  

It took a little longer than we all thought but now the project is complete and, in celebration, Karla Matzke is having a book signing during the opening and party at her beautiful gallery on Camano Island, Washington.  I am thrilled to be included in this book and show.

Mailer for the show by Karla Matzke

Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park
25 of the "100 Northwest Artists" Art Show
Karla Matzke is the co-author of a beautifully illustrated book featuring 100 Northwest artist’s works and is available at the gallery.  

You are invited to the 
book signing at the  
Opening Party & Potluck
Saturday, March 1st, 4 to 9pm 
The show continues thru April 13th.

The book “100 Northwest Artists” and the twenty five artists showing, represent the artistic vibrancy of the Northwest region of the United States. The states of Oregon and Washington are rich with artists, having become vital art scenes in the past several decades. Using sculpture, glass, oil, clay, wood, and other contemporary mediums, as well as paint, these 21st century artists combine, redesign, and transform their materials into pieces of works that change the way we perceive both the regions of the Northwest and the world. This show is a wonderful resource for lovers of all art mediums.


Sabah Al-Dhaher (Seattle), Liana Bennett (Bothell), Brian Berman (Bainbridge), Lance Carleton (Lake Stevens), Shirley Erickson (Bellingham), Kathleen Faulkner (Anacortes), Aaron Haba (Camano Island)
Karen Hackenberg (Port Townsend), Phillip Levine (Burien), James Madison (Tulalip), Karla Matzke (Camano Island), Lin Mcjunkin (Conway), Merrilee Moore (Seattle), Richard Nash (Oak Harbor), Peregrine O'Gormley (La Conner), Doug Randall (Portland), Debbi Rhodes (Camano Island), David Ridgway (Bellingham), Sue Roberts (Guemes Island), Ethan Stern (Seattle), Donna Watson (Camano Island), and Bill Wentworth (Poulsbo) 

Mailer for the show (back) by Karla Matzke

Book Cover

Friday, February 7, 2014

one view

'View to the East'  oil pastel  24x24";  Kathleen Faulkner 

The first time I saw the sign it was Christmas and it was lit up,  shining brightly in the window.  I saw it again recently, during the day, not turned on but still shining brightly.

Sign in the window at the Lucky Dumpster
in Edison, WA