Monday, May 9, 2011

Photos of Parklane Gallery's 19th Annual Miniature Show


Parklane Gallery, Kirkland WA

What a fun Artists' Reception at Parklane Gallery Saturday evening. I got to meet Jim Smith, the juror for the show, who is also the Fearless Leader of the Yahoo Miniature Art Group. Jim is even more delightful in person than he is online! It was a great show with lots of red dots appearing while we were there.  Several of my artist friends came by to see the show and say hello. Some also had work in the show. My friend Janie Olsen and her husband Bill attended. Janie had several red dots appear on her work, including one of my favorites Banty Hen!! I also met Naoko Morisawa who works with mosaic bits of dyed wood that she cuts and makes into beautiful images. Sue Jackson-André, aka, Clovie Boy stopped in to say hello.  Sue had two beautiful colored pencil drawings of rabbits in the show.  The show gathered a large number of people throughout the evening.  It was a beautiful evening!


Juror and Artist, Jim Smith with Artist, Barbara Freeman (yours truly)

















Juror, Jim Smith telling how he made his difficult choices for the awards! 





Lovely Music is always provided. 

If you haven't seen this show, do try to see it.  It's amazing, the amount of detail and wonder that is contained in these tiny masterpieces! This show will also be part of the Kirkland ArtWalk on Friday, May 13 from 6 until 9.  The 19th Annual Miniature Art Show at Parklane Gallery, 130 Park Lane in Kirkland WA continues through June 5th. Parklane Gallery is a beautiful place to visit.

I know that some who will read this blog to see the photos, looking for their work, will be disappointed.  I regret if the photos are not large enough to see all the art.  When taking photos of the show and reception, we try to respect those who do NOT wish to have their work photographed.   Thanks for taking the time to read this blog.  Support your local artist!

11 comments:

twistedarrow said...

Wonderful photos, Barbara! I love to see people bending close to inspect the paintings, classic :) I signed up to follow your blog, lovely layout!

Tracy Hall said...

great to see the photos, Barbara, thanks so much for taking the trouble. Looks like a super evening and well done too to Jim for all his hard work!

Jane said...

It was a really fun evening :) and thanks for the pictures :)

Barbara A. Freeman said...

Thanks Luann, I'm now signed up as your follower. Saw your beautiful work too! Congrats on your win at the Spanish Moss Show!

Tracy, your work is outstanding! Janie and I were looking very closely at your two. Wonderful detail and so beautifully done!

Hi Janie, it was fun! I was exhausted afterwards. Not used to being out and talking in person! ART overload! Thanks to Wayne for the photos!

Dors said...

Oh wow Barbara. This really looks like it has been a great evening and show. Nice to see Jim too.
Thanks so much for sharing all the lovely photos.

Clovie Boy said...

Hello Barbara! Good seeing you Saturday. We stopped in early to view the show and were on our back home.

Fun to see the photos! Hope you sell all your work...

hmuxo said...

Wish I could have seen these beautiful miniatures in person. Looks like everyone was enjoying the show.

AutumnLeaves said...

I so love Kirkland. I went to the police academy with a girl who was going to be working as a cop in Kirkland. It is a delightful town! The show looks fabulous, Barbara!

Barbara A. Freeman said...

Hi Dors, It was fun. Yes, it is good to see faces that go with the art and online messages.

It was great to see you, Sue and your work too!

Hi Luann, the miniatures were amazing!

Hi Sherry. Kirkland is a very nice place. I bet it has grown a lot since you last were there.

Wes and Rachelle Siegrist said...

Thanks Barbara for posting the photos both here and on the Yahoo Forum! Wish we all could have been there to celebrate with you!

James F. Smith said...

Thanks so much for the press, Barbara!! It was a joy and a challenge to judge that show. So much fun!!