Foster/White Gallery, 220 3rd Avenue S., opens from 6-8pm with “Wings,” show celebrating the work of Northwest artist Tony Angell . Angell’s sculptures patiently capture the dynamism of birds in motion while seeking his subject’s indescribable spirit.
Frederick Holmes and Company, 309 Occidental Avenue, presents a special exhibition of the works of Walter Quirk in honor of the celebrated artist’s 115th birthday.
Gallery I|M|A , 123 South Jackson Street, opens for First Thursday with a two-person ceramics exhibition featuring works by Ruth Borgenicht and Sam Chung. Chung approaches the vessel with an interest in challenging perceptions of what is familiar versus what is new while Borgenicht investigates ideas of permanence and defensive concealment utilizing the inherently fragile medium of clay.
Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Avenue S., opens from 6-9pm with two one-person shows from the estates of two very different artists, Michael Dailey and David Byrd.
Harris/Harvey Gallery, 1915 First Avenue, presents Inside and Out, an exhibition featuring new oil paintings by nationally recognized artist, Lois Silver. Silver uses her notable vibrant color scheme to bring vitality to her interior and exterior scenes alike. Meet the artist at the First Thursday reception, November 2, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
Laura Castellanos‘s Eye Pudding created exclusively for her mini show at the Front Room Gallery at Juan Alonso Studio, 306 S. Washington, is a series of groovy and glittery "flower" themed paintings and dolls priced to encourage first time collectors. The reception is from 5-8pm.
The artwork of Seattle artist David Hytone straddles the line between abstraction and the representation, utilizing a vivid palette in complex yet balanced compositions. His first one-person exhibition for Linda Hodges Gallery , 316 First Avenue S., entitled “Long Division,” opens in a reception from 6-8pm.
Prographica /KDR Gallery, 313 Occidental Avenue, opens from 6-8pm with two solo exhibitions by local artists Fred Birchman (Seattle) and Kathy Gore Fuss (Olympia). Both artists’ work have been included in numerous group exhibitions at Prographica. This is each artist’s second solo exhibition at the gallery. Shown at the right. : Fred Birchman, "String Theory"
Stonington Gallery , 125 S. Jackson Street, opens from 5-8pm with “Reflections, “ the collaborative work of Scott Jensen and Courtney Lipson (both Non Indigenous/Adopted Tlingit). Each artist is known on their own merits–Scott for his astonishing carving skill, and Courtney for her exquisite micro-mosaic beadwork–and the two have been working since late 2016 to bring their different, but complementary, skills to bear on masks, sculpture and jewelry. Shown at the left: Brown Bear Maskette by Scott Jensen in collaboration with Cortney Lipson.