Exhibtions: September 2008

Amy Roberts

Amy Roberts, Tusk #1Amy Roberts’ main element is light. To contain the light she uses fractured plate glass, laminated plate glass, Plexiglass, wood, copper, and wire. Amy is best known on Bainbridge Island for her splendid entry doors at the Bainbridge Public Library.

Amy Roberts, Tusk #1, 2008. Glass and mixed media. Image courtesy of the artist.

Karin Schminke

Karin Schminke, WatergardenKarin Schminke’s new work includes photography, printmaking, drawing, digital methods, and laser cutting. Karin describes her current work as equally about plant forms and the space which supports them. A fearless pioneer in integrating art, design, and digital imagery, Karin’s work is in many national collections including the Smithsonian.

Karin Schminke, Watergarden, 2007. Mixed media and pigment ink on aluminum panel. Image courtesy of the artist.

Sharon Strauss

Sharon Strauss, Chanting WinterThe pleasure in Sharon Strauss’s painting is letting your mind wander through an abstract landscape. Part grid, part garden, the Bainbridge artist’s large oil paintings also include the mark of her hand at work. She writes, “My current paintings have a rhythmic quality that is meant to evoke the intersection of humans and nature, along with a graffiti element that arrived out of nowhere.”

Sharon Strauss, Chanting Winter, 2008. Oil on canvas, 40 x 40 inches. Tami Meader photo.

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