GALLERY NEWS & UPDATES: SEPTEMBER • 2017
THIS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd, 6 ~ 8 pm
Join us an Evening of Art, Wine, Gourmet Food, Live Music and Silent Auction
HOSTED by ROWBOAT GALLERY & WINDERMERE WEST REAL ESTATE
In support of our Nestucca Valley Backpack Food Program
Nestucca Valley Backpack Food for Kids is a not-for-profit 501 C-3 organization that works directly with Nestucca Valley Schools to provide meals for food insecure children. This helps cover their needs during the school day and over the long weekend when, otherwise, they might be hungry, and allows them to come to school Monday ready to learn. The program currently serves about 85 children each week.
John R Stahl
September 9 ~ October 30
John R Stahl's work encompasses nearly every traditional medium and technique, and the creative discipline and passion that animated his long career is amply reflected in this exhibit.
"The diversity in my art can be found in the Northwest landscape with its generous basic elements and its unparallel variety of terrain which give such great distinction to shapes through light, shadow and color."
Janet Stahl has graciously loaned a number of never before exhibited pieces from the Stahl personal collection for this show. Most of the work is for sale, with a portion of proceeds going to complete publication of a book about John and his work to be published in association with the Hallie Ford Museum of Art in Salem.
We are very pleased to be able to feature sixteen new ceramic sculptures from long-time Portland artist Patrick Horsley, including Three-Piece Wall Tile (above), which was part of the John Stahl Memorial Fund benefit exhibit at our opening on September 9th.
Also included are several large platters and plates, lidded jars, tall bottles, and "canoe" shaped vessels - all exquisitely decorated with Horsley's iconic glazes.
Check back as we post new images here, and visit Pat's studio website.
Drawings & Prints
Going strong at 92, Robert Nelson has been a cartographer, book illustrator, meatpacking plant tour guide, and a member of the US Air Force, 7th Cavalry.
As a teacher, his influence has been profound and far-reaching. He has taught at his alma mater The Art Institute of Chicago, The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg; The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; and Millersville University, PA, where he was confirmed Professor Emeritus.
Receiving his Doctorate from NYU, Nelson’s art is included in the permanent collections of The Museum of Modern Art, the Seattle Art Museum, Boston’s DeCordova Museum, and the Smithsonian Institution. He was the recipient of the prestigious Purchase Prize in the 31st National Exhibition of Boston Printmakers and awarded the Cezanne medal from the government of France.