Tuesday, August 7, 2018

August Gallery Highlights

The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious.
 It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of
 true art and true science.

~ Albert Einstein ~sky ~

Hayslette - Brothers in Twilight 32x40
We hope that you all have been enjoying and taking advantage of this wonderful summer season. Our artists continue to bring in more beautiful original artwork, and in a renewed effort to fit it all in the gallery we constructed a new hanging wall. It was a team effort for such a project, and we are thankful for your patience over the week of time it took to complete and reorganize the copious amount of artwork we fit in our little space. Now we are back hitting the ground running and better than ever! You also might notice some new faces working in the gallery, as we have expanded our hours to every day. Stop in to meet Wendy and Elaine, who join Ann, Lauren and Carrie at our sweet spot on Front Street. 

Encaustic Workshops with Carrie Goller
Upcoming Carrie Goller Encaustic Workshops

We are excited to announce that Carrie Goller will be teaching encaustic workshops in the fall! While we do not have the details hammered out quite yet, you can send us your name and email at info@carriegoller.com and we can get you on the signup list! Another quick way to get on the list for encaustic classes is to text ENCAUSTIC to 22828 to receive updates on upcoming workshops. More information about the classes will be announced on next month's newsletter.  For those of you already on the list, we appreciate your patience in awaiting these classes.

Carrie Goller - Creatures Comfort Solo Exhibit Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

If you haven't seen it we invite you to Carrie Goller's solo exhibit Creatures Comfort at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. Featuring twenty-four of Goller's original paintings and encaustic works in the Museum Bistro and classroom corridor, the show runs through September 30th. Additional work is available at the Museum Gallery Store. Take a break from the heat and enjoy this LEED Gold Certified museum, just a five-minute walk from the ferry in downtown Bainbridge Island. Admission is free, and there is additional summer programming; so check out their calendar for special events. 

Speaking of, Carrie will be giving an Eye on the Artist lecture at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art auditorium on September 12th a 6:30pm. Also in attendance will be wood sculptor, Marceil DeLacy. Both will be discussing their work, inspiration, methods, and materials. There will be a reception and refreshments. You can purchase tickets for this one-night event here

Another fun event happening at the museum is the Meet the Artist series, happening every weekend this summer. Carrie Goller will demonstrate her painting process at two of these events on August 18th and September 23 from 1-4pm. She will be also be answering questions about her work and process. 

Hayslette poster - Cape Flattery in Gold No. 2


This Saturday, August 11th, 5-8pm, mark your calendars for Second Saturday Artwalk. Meet Max Hayslette, who will be autographing complimentary posters of Cape Flattery in Gold No. 2 and showing his latest work. Please join us and all the art galleries on Poulsbo's charming Front Street for fine wine and festivities.  There are plenty of events in Historical Downtown Poulsbo this August - Summer Nights at the Bay concert series on the 7th and 14th, Poulsbo Arts Festival 17-19, and the long-awaited waterfront dance on the 25th celebrating Poulsbo's 110th anniversary!

Carrie Goller Gallery is now open every day from 11:00am to 5:30pm (and by appointment). Located in historic downtown Poulsbo, the gallery features a mix of contemporary fine art from small to large-scale, in a variety of media, from paintings to sculpture to mobiles. We work closely with each individual collector to assist in acquisitions for their particular tastes and requirements; including special orders, gift wrapping, shipping, installation and also offer interior design consultations. If you cannot visit the gallery, please see our online store: www.carriegollergallery.com.

Best wishes,

Carrie & staff 
Carrie Goller Gallery

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Goller - Milkdud, Oil 20x20
Goller - Hood Canal Dreams, Encaustic & Mixed Media 30x40

Goller - Blanche, Oil 12x12

Hayslette - Rain Shadow No. 2 32x36
Goller - Pollenatrix V, Mixed Media 10x10
Hayslette - Cape Flattery in Gold No. 2 32x26

Frieda - Flowers of Love, Oil 24x24
Hayslette - Olympic Twilight 32x48
Goller - Cicada, Encaustic & Mixed Media 7x5
Goller - Hood Canal Horizon, Encaustic & Mixed Media 9x15
Goller - Surfboard Bug, Encaustic & Mixed Media 7x4.5
Frieda - Fascination, Oil 24x24
Goller - Pride Beetle, Encaustic & Oil 6.5x6.5
Goller - Pollenatrix VI, Mixed Media 8x8

Goller - Skeletor, Encaustic & Mixed Media 5x5
Custom Art and Jewelry Commissions, Giclee Prints and 
Art Rental Program

Original Goller painting installed in private residence

Residential - Corporate - Healthcare - Hospitality

Do you have a specific art commission in mind?
Are you staging a home for sale? 
Is it time to rotate art at your workplace or home?
Are you seeking to widen your range of art resources?

Our Art Rental Program offers fresh and exciting options for your environment, including customizable original art from over 40 artists. With access to over 250,000 giclee reproduction images in a wide variety of formats, we are able to offer affordable art options for most any budget. Additionally, we are agents of Max Hayslette's 2000+ archival giclee reproductions on paper and canvas.  

If you are looking for the perfect piece but have been unable to find it, consider a custom commission from one of our gallery artists.

Custom Jewelry by Charles Goller

Artist Charles Goller creates intricately wire-wrapped jewelry from precious gemstones and crystals which he selectively imports world-wide. He also does specialized custom work. He has worked hard to establish trusting connections and cares deeply about his sources; many in small villages around the globe, where the gems are mined by the villagers and contribute to the majority of their income. Recently Charles has been invited to several galleries in Sedona, AZ and Santa Fe, NM and is also supplying a New Zealand store with his work, which keeps him rather busy. However, he does accept commissions.  Email him at soulstarcrystals@gmail.com.
Charles Goller - Amethyst pendant wrapped in sterling silver wire


Visit the beautiful Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
to see additional art offerings by Carrie Goller in the museum's Gallery Store, including a wide selection of framed mini-prints, greeting cards and original artwork. Also available at HeyDay Farm Store on Bainbridge. If you wish to put in a special bulk order for cards let us know at 360-779-2388.

New Goller Greeting Cards - Approach 

Out of town?  No problem - we ship anywhere!

contemporary fine art by local/regional artists

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