Small Works

October 3 – January 3, 2020 Member artists exhibit their own small and powerful works during our autumn/holiday show. Back by popular demand, this show displays new small works that represent the essence of wondrous treasures in small packages! Smaller works have the power of touching our hearts and summon us to keep them close […]

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The Language of Blue

July 2 – September 27, 2019 Blue, by its very appearance colors everything. Reaching beyond what’s visible in nature it gives voice to world history and provides a bridge to our emotions. From despair to serenity, blue awakens our senses, providing a visual foundation underscoring its significance and power. Blue, the cool color. Artists throughout […]

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Fresh Pressed

April 2 – June 28, 2019 Print making in Washington State has a substantial and impressive history. Participants in this show carry on the rise and expansion of printmaking as a transformative art form. Member artists display an array of one-of-a-kind prints that show a variety of stylistic and technical innovations. Works in this show […]

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On Location

January 8 – March 29, 2019 Enliven winter months by remembering warm, lush days captured by artists in a variety of mediums inspired on site – whether outdoors or inside from life. This new exhibition pays tribute to “plein air” painting and drawing, which emphasize spontaneous, fresh, in-the-moment approaches that capture the fleeting realities of […]

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Small and Powerful II

October 2, 2018 – January 4, 2019 It turns out that size doesn’t necessarily mean better in the art world. Certainly, larger works – – of European battle scenes and abstract panels by Clifford Still and Jackson Pollack – – draw crowds in major art museums, but historically, smaller works hold their ground in the […]

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America – A Celebration!

  July 3 – September 28, 2018 Celebrating America – our history, our accomplishments, our diversity, our rights to express our differences, the beauty of our land – so many things to acknowledge and ponder. Twenty-three artists take on the challenge of creating works that honor our past, cherish our natural treasures, and embrace our […]

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Portraits With/Out People

April 3 – July 1, 2018 Is likeness essential to portraiture? Works in this new exhibit raise this question as they present portraits with people as well as “portraits” without people – alternate means for capturing an individual’s personality, values, and experiences. Twenty-four-member artists showcase an American, 21st century, modernist lens through which “self” is […]

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Duets

January 9 – March 30, 2018 Twenty-five-member artists invite their colleagues, proteges, and mentors to share space in our premier, downtown Seattle gallery in the Columbia Center. Each juried member of Women Painters of Washington showcases her work alongside an invited colleague, a student-in-training, or a mentor who has influenced her work and career trajectory. […]

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Small and Powerful

October 3, 2017 – January 5, 2018 Women Painters of Washington (WPW) present a brand new show where 25 distinguished women artists show the power and beauty of small.  It turns out that size doesn’t necessarily mean better in the art world.  Certainly, larger works – – of European battle scenes and abstract panels by […]

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Threads

July 5 – September 29, 2017 Have you ever wondered how an artist moves forward with their work while also remaining true to their inner muse – –  the themes that they return to again and again over time?  Twenty-two member artists explore the connections or “threads” that run through their artistic endeavors over years of […]

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