Summer Juried Art Exhibit at the Jansen Center in Lynden, WA
Pictured: "Camano Square Necklace" Sterling Silver and 14KY gold. Articulated.
on August 4 to celebrate the 32 artists that have been chosen for the Late
Summer Juried Arts exhibit.
launch of the exhibit will take place from 6:00-8:00 p.m., where guests will be
able to get a first look at the newest pieces. The art includes mediums from
painting to photography and will be on display until September 30.
the artists are local and find inspiration in the Pacific Northwest landscape.
Brenda Calvert, who was raised and still lives in Lynden, finds beauty all
around her. The countryside, mountains, lakes and flowers of Whatcom County
serve as muses for her paintings. Brenda describes her acrylic and oil
paintings as “colorfully energetic with happy brush strokes.”
Eggink, an elementary art teacher from Ferndale, has four watercolor paintings
in the exhibit. Aimee is inspired by the small moments of beauty in nature and
people. She tries to capture the details and colors of her subjects in a
artists are local, many have been influenced by their travels, like Lyz Staman.
Lyz calls herself an “observant traveler” and has moved 23 times. Her travels
include places such as an island in the western Pacific and a 1,300-year-old
village in Germany. Lyz is always armed with a small sketchbook that she draws
in daily. She has an oil painting in the exhibit.
Marie-Claire Dole is
another artist who has had the opportunity to see the world. Originally from
Switzerland, where she graduated from L’Ecole d’art appliqué of La
Chaux-de-Fonds where she earned a degree as a professional goldsmith.
She has lived in Mt. Vernon since 1985, where she designs jewelry and paints. Marie-Claire
describes color as a source of joy and energy for her, which translates to her
work. Three of her jewelry pieces and two works with soft pastels will be on
display during the Late Summer Juried Exhibit.
included in the exhibit are:
Colby Amadeus Barker
Kay Mattson Ferris
Joy S. Olney
Karen Ver Berg