Richard Nash will be at Penn Cove Gallery on Wednesday and Thursday, May 22, and 23, 2019, from 10am-5:30 pm and will discuss the methods and motivations behind his artworks. A Washington native and lifelong student of the visual arts, Richard holds a MFA and has completed lengthy studies in Japan and Europe. His 2-D work ranges from botanicals to abstracts, with 3-D sculptures of Cor-ten and stainless steel. His main focus is always composition. For his abstracts he draws inspiration from the play of light and shadows created by architectural forms.
Artist Pat Collins will be at Penn Cove Gallery on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, from 10 AM to 5 PM and will discuss the inspiration and wood working methods behind his wood sculptures. Pat has been sculpting wood for over 30 years. Working in the genre of stylized sculpture, Pat he strives to showcase the beauty and natural figure of fine hardwoods, without being tied to the restrictions of realism. In the words of Vincent Van Gogh, “Leave the obvious vague and exaggerate the essential.” For Pat, “the essential” is the wood itself.
Timothy's painting will be on display for through April. Enjoy a fine meal at Christopher's and wonderful art at the same time.
Jewelry and sculpture artist Deborah Francis will be at Penn Cove Gallery on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. demonstrating techniques she uses in creating her jewelry. While often working in a series, many of her necklaces and bracelets are one-of-a-kind pieces. Polymer clay as well as a variety of metals provide the right combinations of contrasting textures, colors and shapes. Deborah was the poster artist for the Coupeville Festival last year. Come in to see her latest work!
Janis, will be at Penn Cove Gallery on Friday, February 22nd, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm with her colored pencils and will answer questions about their use. Janis loves the detail and precision of pencil drawings. She chooses her subjects from the natural world on Whidbey Island, where she finds water views, beaches, forests, birds, shells, plants and wildlife. She begins her work with a sketch, deciding lighting, form, color and composition, and then gradually shapes it into its final form.
Dine with Art
Penn Cove Gallery artists' work exclusively hangs, and may be purchased, in these fine Coupeville restaurants: