July 5-29| Opening reception Friday, July 5, 6-8 p.m.
Exhibition preview from 3-6 p.m. Thursday, July 4, after the Grand Old Fourth Parade!
In July BAC welcomes eminent artist Keiko Hara for what will be one of our most exciting exhibitions of the year.
A Japanese artists of international renown, Ms. Hara has built a 40-year career in the United States, melding traditional and contemporary techniques with a sophisticated sensibility that truly bridges cultures. Through vivid abstraction, she explores the universal concepts of place, space, nature, memory, dreams, and the passage of time. Her two and three-dimensional work demonstrates imagination, energy, and astonishing technical skill.
Keiko Hara, Verse-Space M-IV, 2006. Lithography and stencil, 22 x 30 inches. Amahra Leaman photo.
We will present presents works on paper by members of Puget Sound Sumi Artists. These “masters of ink” will show both calligraphy and landscape. Bill Colby, Darlene Dihel, Fumiko Kimura, Chizuko Nicholas, Trish Rogers, Selinda Sheridan, Midori Kono Thiel, Lois Yoshida, and Yuming Zhu.
Selinda Sheridan, After the Rain – Summer. Sumi-e. Image courtesy of the artist.
Elegant, functional Japanese-inspired vessels by Nick Ashman, Colleen Gallagher, Barry McAlister, Michel McCarter, Reid Ozaki, Ann Reynolds-Pearl, and Rick Stafford.
Anne Reynolds-Pearl, Wave Basket. Ceramic. Image courtesy of the artist.
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Keiko Hara, Topophilia 7 – Blue (detail). Ukiyo-e woodblock print with stencil collage. Image courtesy of the artist.