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Exhibitions 2009-2010

September 13 – October 17:
Poetry of Wood — featuring the work of John Barany, Ron Gerton, Jerry Johnson, and Brian Watson. This exhibition presents two and three-dimensional wood objects that are embellished with text—either incised, applied or painted as an integral part of their meaning. Opening reception September 13, 2:30 – 5pm with artist discussion at 3:30pm. October 3 and 4 – As the Wood Turns – wood turning workshop with John Barany and Sharon Strong

September 26:
Membership Open House and Benefactor Appreciation Gala – Established, new and potential members welcome. Artwork raffle, hors d’oeuvres, entertainment – don’t miss this fun event! 5-7:30 pm.

October 10:
Larson Gallery 60th Birthday Celebration – at the Rosedell Mansion, 1811 West Yakima Avenue;
6 – 9pm. Theme: 1949!

November 7 – December 5:
54th Central Washington Artists’ Exhibition – This well respected juried show highlights the work of Central Washington artists in all media. Opening reception November 7, 2:30 – 5pm, with awards at 3:30pm.

December 11, 12 & 13:
Bargain Benefit Art Sale – Kick-off event Friday the 11th from 5:30 to 8:30pm. Then open Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 5pm, culminating with the art raffle drawing on Sunday.

January 8 – February 13:
Women Artists: Where We Are Now – The Larson Gallery hosts this invitational exhibition featuring the work of regional professional women artists in conjunction with the centennial celebration of Washington State’s amendment giving women the right to vote. Opening reception January 8, 5:30 – 7:30pm. 2 workshops planned – times to be announced

February 26 – March 26:
Charles A. Smith’s Journey – Painting from Within – This retrospective exhibition presents the work of local painter and teacher Charles A. Smith. The show is held in conjunction with a show at Allied Arts featuring work made by Smith’s students. Opening reception February 26, 5:30 –7:30pm. Painting Workshop planned – times to be announced.

March 20:
9th Annual Larson Gallery Arts Awards – honors a supporter of the arts; to be announced.

April 9 – May 5:
Nature by Design: New Directions in Fiber and Jewelry – New Biennial National Juried Exhibition in partnership with Allied Arts. Opening reception April 9, 5:30 – 7:30pm. Workshops planned – times to be announced

May 15th:
11th Annual Tour of Artists’ Homes & Studios– Local artists open their homes and studios to the public.

May 17 – June 9:
DoVA (Department of Visual Arts) – presenting student and faculty work. Opening reception May 17, 5:30 – 7:30pm with awards at 6:30pm.

June 18 – July 10:
LGG Members’ Arts & Crafts Show– This new annual non-juried exhibition highlights the creative talents of our
Larson Gallery Guild members! Opening reception June 18, 5:30-7:30pm.