John Stahl has brought in a number of of exciting pieces that are new to the gallery, including watercolors and mixed media collage works. Cascade, above, is a large panel combining painting and paper collage.
Andie Thramsexplains that her influences “include medieval herbals, icons and illuminated manuscripts; Chinese and Japanese paintings and woodblock prints; comics and graphic novels; the tradition of the natural history field journal; and 1950′s Disney animation,” and these influences have evolved into an exploration of folded book forms based on her field journal images. Several of these stunning art books were included in Andie's recent Rowboat exhibit.
Grayson Malone received a Best of Show Award at the Utah Arts Festival this last summer, exhibited in the Bellevue Art Museum's annual Arts Fair, and was at the Art in Pearl festival in Portland, where she won another Best of Show last year. Grayson was our featured artist in Sept, along with fiber artists Leslie Gordon, Lily Hoodock, and Christina Conklin, and we currently have some wonderful examples of Grayson's work at Rowboat.