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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Play of Light

October 12 – November 4, 2018 Fall is the time of year when light changes, the sun starts to set lower on the horizon, and autumn explodes into a symphony of color. Festivities move indoors, candles are lit and the hearth fire burns. Shadow and light dance together!. Forty artists display 65 juried works for […]

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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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Fusion

April 3 – April 27, 2018 Thirty-two Women Painters of Washington from Eastern and Western Washington join together in this premier juried exhibit of Fusion in Richland, the heart of Eastern Washington Wine Country. Fusion results from combining two or more distinct elements into a new whole. This synthesis results in unique ways of seeing […]

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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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Provincetown Prints

October 5 – November 19, 2017 A special invitation by David Martin, the curator for Cascadia Art Museum, prompted 14 WPW Artists venture into the territory of white line prints.  White-line woodblock printmaking began in 1915, the first woodblock printmaking unique to the United States. Western artists admired the Eastern traditional type of woodblock printing made […]

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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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