Art around the Pacific Northwest and beyond

06/23/21 Please scroll down to find another great informal art talk on the works of 5 different

artists.

 

05/26/21 Please join me in another informal talk on a few artists via livestream. The video is below as well as the links to the various artists we will be discussing.

 

04/28/21 Please join me in an informal talk on a few artists via livestream. The video is below and please find links above the video of the artists we will be discussing. Also, feel free to leave a comment on what you think. -Thanks!

 

08/10/2019  Megan (a regular contributor to this site) and myself recently attended the Seattle Art Fair. Megan's response is below the images, please feel free to comment. Also, please contact me if you would like more information on any of the artwork. 

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Updated: Jan 16, 2019

Lynne Hovis Rotholtz

Zinc Contemporary


Megan: At first it looks like a type of matte finish painting but when I step closer I see that it is a layered paper collage. The edges of the paper are beautifully clean and I can see the paper is high quality with careful framing. I really am enjoying the generous amount of white space around the piece and the white paper/white frame combination.

The compositions near the back of the gallery that are square are really catching my eye. They are denser and have strong linear qualities with bold layers of colors compared to the organic (reminds me of the shapes made from the oil in lava lamps). These pieces have a Kandinsky quality that I feel more connected to. One piece that is sticking out to me, looks pretty different than all the rest, is called Raw. It has a nice balance of an interesting shape and color palette from the collage paper. I find myself wishing that the collages were not all so centered in the page, it might be interesting to experiment with them going off the edge of the paper and allowing some of the white space to be unexpectedly in the center of the page.

Bryon: Fluidic and detailed collages with distinct organic shapes float in a field of white.

Within the shape, beautiful images reminiscent of the 1930’s and 40’s softly clash and mesh.I love the intriguing patterns within each collage and the relationship between the smaller images encompassed within the larger shape. Beautiful attention to detail and layering, In addition, the artist created some lovely geometric work in a similar vein.

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Henry Jackson-Speiker

Method Gallery

Megan: A series of neon pink and yellow strings connected to dark ‘washer’ shaped piece of wood coming from various directions throughout the gallery. They look like giant Chinese finger traps! I really like how the viewer from the street can equally enjoy the impact of the piece as the person viewing it from inside the gallery. In the gallery, the natural lighting creates more tangles lines of shadows on the walls and reinforces how the piece really connects the internal space of the gallery to the outside of the gallery. I’m distracted by the flooring, which is an old brown tile pattern (which I assume is likely original to the building) but in no way supports the piece. I wonder if having a white or solidly dark floor would be more effective.

Bryon: Web-like bright in tension and strength. Hexagonal shapes anchor the criss-crossed lines with a reflective center giving a lovely fish-eye perspective of the spiraling lines of thread. A whimsical yet, powerful energy pulses throughout the space. The scale of the shapes make me feel like I have shrunk down to the size of an insect.


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  • Bryon Carr


12/08/2018 Made a visit to Seattle's Inscape Arts/Culture Building located in the International District during their annual open studios. I visited many artists and came across some excellent work, please find below a few highlights from my visit.

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