a href=http://www.arslonga.com>www.arslonga.com. *Museo's house artists will be the focus of a new exhibit opening Saturday, June 2, 6-9 p.m. at the First Street gallery. Included will be hand colored floral etchings of Whidbey artist Gail Gwinn, organic themed vessels by glass artist David Leonard, and painted and blown glass pieces by Elaine Michaelides.For information call 221-7737.*Painters Pete Jordan and Rene Flynn-Federspiel and furniture-maker Gary A. Leake will show new works in an exhibit opening at the Gaskill/Olson Gallery Saturday, June 2, with artists' reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Jordan uses a representational style to capture the beauty of many favorite Whidbey scenes and everyday objects. His work is also influenced by his background in environmental sciences. Flynn-Federspiel has work inspired by a recent trip to Italy, conveying its honey-colored light in subtle colors and textures. Leake, who apprenticed under his grandfather, works in Shaker or Craftsman styles to create his handmade furniture, whose designs show the natural beauty of American hardwoods.The show will run through June 30. Call 221-2978 for information. *The Greenbank Artists will hold their 32nd annual show and sale on June 2-3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Greenbank Farm and Winery. More than 20 artists will show original works in oil, acrylic, pastel and watercolor, including landscapes, seascapes, florals, marine scenes and still life.Refreshments will be served. For more information call 360-678-3430. " "/> a href=http://www.arslonga.com>www.arslonga.com. *Museo's house artists will be the focus of a new exhibit opening Saturday, June 2, 6-9 p.m. at the First Street gallery. Included will be hand colored floral etchings of Whidbey artist Gail Gwinn, organic themed vessels by glass artist David Leonard, and painted and blown glass pieces by Elaine Michaelides.For information call 221-7737.*Painters Pete Jordan and Rene Flynn-Federspiel and furniture-maker Gary A. Leake will show new works in an exhibit opening at the Gaskill/Olson Gallery Saturday, June 2, with artists' reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Jordan uses a representational style to capture the beauty of many favorite Whidbey scenes and everyday objects. His work is also influenced by his background in environmental sciences. Flynn-Federspiel has work inspired by a recent trip to Italy, conveying its honey-colored light in subtle colors and textures. Leake, who apprenticed under his grandfather, works in Shaker or Craftsman styles to create his handmade furniture, whose designs show the natural beauty of American hardwoods.The show will run through June 30. Call 221-2978 for information. *The Greenbank Artists will hold their 32nd annual show and sale on June 2-3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Greenbank Farm and Winery. More than 20 artists will show original works in oil, acrylic, pastel and watercolor, including landscapes, seascapes, florals, marine scenes and still life.Refreshments will be served. For more information call 360-678-3430. ""Pete Jordan's Northwest landscapes are on exhibit at Gaskill/Olson this month.Three galleries open new art exhibits this weekend on South Whidbey.*An exhibit of landscape paintings in oil by Whidbey artist Truman Castle will open with an artist's reception from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, at the Bayview Gallery.Castle says his work is primarily about painting the light, and how it changes the feeling and mood of objects around us. I love the challenge of trying to capture the rapidly changing color and abstract shadow patterns caused by the sunlight, Castle said. I try and capture the mood of a place, because that is the best way to communicate with people.Many of the works were done on location in the plein air tradition of the French impressionists.Painting this land is my way of getting close to it -- what I think of as establishing what writers have called a sense of place.Approximately 40 paintings will be shown. The show will be up through June 26. For more information call the gallery at 321-4535. To view more paintings visit the online gallery, >a href=http://www.arslonga.com>www.arslonga.com. *Museo's house artists will be the focus of a new exhibit opening Saturday, June 2, 6-9 p.m. at the First Street gallery. Included will be hand colored floral etchings of Whidbey artist Gail Gwinn, organic themed vessels by glass artist David Leonard, and painted and blown glass pieces by Elaine Michaelides.For information call 221-7737.*Painters Pete Jordan and Rene Flynn-Federspiel and furniture-maker Gary A. Leake will show new works in an exhibit opening at the Gaskill/Olson Gallery Saturday, June 2, with artists' reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Jordan uses a representational style to capture the beauty of many favorite Whidbey scenes and everyday objects. His work is also influenced by his background in environmental sciences. Flynn-Federspiel has work inspired by a recent trip to Italy, conveying its honey-colored light in subtle colors and textures. Leake, who apprenticed under his grandfather, works in Shaker or Craftsman styles to create his handmade furniture, whose designs show the natural beauty of American hardwoods.The show will run through June 30. Call 221-2978 for information. *The Greenbank Artists will hold their 32nd annual show and sale on June 2-3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Greenbank Farm and Winery. More than 20 artists will show original works in oil, acrylic, pastel and watercolor, including landscapes, seascapes, florals, marine scenes and still life.Refreshments will be served. For more information call 360-678-3430. " "/> Three galleries open new art shows - South Whidbey Record
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"Pete Jordan's Northwest landscapes are on exhibit at Gaskill/Olson this month.Three galleries open new art exhibits this weekend on South Whidbey.*An exhibit of landscape paintings in oil by Whidbey artist Truman Castle will open with an artist's reception from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, at the Bayview Gallery.Castle says his work is primarily about painting the light, and how it changes the feeling and mood of objects around us. I love the challenge of trying to capture the rapidly changing color and abstract shadow patterns caused by the sunlight, Castle said. I try and capture the mood of a place, because that is the best way to communicate with people.Many of the works were done on location in the plein air tradition of the French impressionists.Painting this land is my way of getting close to it -- what I think of as establishing what writers have called a sense of place.Approximately 40 paintings will be shown. The show will be up through June 26. For more information call the gallery at 321-4535. To view more paintings visit the online gallery, >a href=http://www.arslonga.com>www.arslonga.com. *Museo's house artists will be the focus of a new exhibit opening Saturday, June 2, 6-9 p.m. at the First Street gallery. Included will be hand colored floral etchings of Whidbey artist Gail Gwinn, organic themed vessels by glass artist David Leonard, and painted and blown glass pieces by Elaine Michaelides.For information call 221-7737.*Painters Pete Jordan and Rene Flynn-Federspiel and furniture-maker Gary A. Leake will show new works in an exhibit opening at the Gaskill/Olson Gallery Saturday, June 2, with artists' reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Jordan uses a representational style to capture the beauty of many favorite Whidbey scenes and everyday objects. His work is also influenced by his background in environmental sciences. Flynn-Federspiel has work inspired by a recent trip to Italy, conveying its honey-colored light in subtle colors and textures. Leake, who apprenticed under his grandfather, works in Shaker or Craftsman styles to create his handmade furniture, whose designs show the natural beauty of American hardwoods.The show will run through June 30. Call 221-2978 for information. *The Greenbank Artists will hold their 32nd annual show and sale on June 2-3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Greenbank Farm and Winery. More than 20 artists will show original works in oil, acrylic, pastel and watercolor, including landscapes, seascapes, florals, marine scenes and still life.Refreshments will be served. For more information call 360-678-3430. "

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