Yesterday was the opening day of Unrestricted: an Exploration of Artist Books at the Port Angeles Fine Art Center. The show will be open through May 13, 2018.
This exhibition is a collaboration with the Cynthia Sears Collection in the Sherry Grover Gallery, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.
For those of you who can’t travel to the Olympic Peninsula, here is a visual synopsis. Clicking on any image will give you an enlarged version and/or the beginning of a slide show.
from the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Sherry Grover Gallery Artist Book Collection
Children of Margem, Robin Hruska
Manual of Weeds, Deborah Peek
The Ice Slide: An Educational Game from Jupiter’s Moon Europa, Carolyn Terry
Mortal Salt, Daniel Smith and Karen Finneyfrock
A Solemn Request, Amy Pirkle
In addition to the 17 BIMA artists, 30 invitational works came in from artists in the western United States and Canada. in the PAFAC large gallery:
Ancient Forests of Frying Pan Creek, Lucia Harrison
Lovely and Amazing Photo Albums, Alicia Bailey
Soldier’s Heart, Mari Eckstein Gower
AK-47, Cora Li-Leger
Untitled, Randi Parkhurst
365 Debbi Commodore
Every Step a Lotus, Alicia Bailey
Lucia Harrison and Deborah Greenwood
The Old Chain, Carletta Carrington Wilson
Meditations on a Credit Card, Jan Dove
In the second gallery at PAFAC:
Overview and Broadsides by Ellie Mathews.
Mary Ashton, Japanese Rain
Amy Lund, Hygge
Pamela Hastings, Ancestors and Memories: How I Began
Diane Williams, Trash Talk
Lorna Leedy, Exactly the Same Except this Quietness
Mark Hoppmann, A is for Alien
Lynn Skordal, ARMANI unglued
Bonnie Thompson Norman, Ballot BOX
Bettina Pauly, Hänsel & Gretel
Laura Russell, Magnificent Beast
Curator: Jan Dove
Port Angeles Fine Arts Center
1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd.
Port Angeles, WA 98362
HOURS OF OPERATION:
Gallery: Reopens February 24 at 5pm
Thursday – Sunday
11am – 5pm
Art Park: Dawn to dusk 7 days a week.