Wednesday, October 10, 2018

October Gallery Highlights

What is, is, and what might have been could never have existed.

~ Edward Gorey ~

Hayslette - Olympus Allegro 40x48
With the changing of seasons we are shifting gears here at the gallery. First we have updated our store hours and will now be open Wednesday - Sunday from 11-5:30 to coincide with the cooler (and wetter) temperatures. 

Max Hayslette has continued his record streak, with one of his recent pieces, Apple Tree Cove No. 2 (also this month's Artwalk poster, see below), snapped up by a collector twenty minutes after delivery!  Lately his works have been larger and moodier, with dramatic shadows and bursts of color as seen in his painting above, Olympus Allegro. His new work has us (metaphorically) feeling the windy fall days from the warmth of our gallery.

As requested (thank you for your patience!), for the first time Carrie Goller is offering fall Encaustic Workshops - including a limited number of Introduction to Encaustic classes for gatherings of four or less.  Check out the details HERE!

Carrie has wrapped up a successful run of her solo exhibition Creatures Comfort at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, and is thankful for the wonderful support from the staff at BIMA and everyone else who stopped by to see her show. If you missed it, a few of the pieces on display at BIMA have made their way back into the gallery. 

After this busy summer Carrie has be happy to get back to her studio and try out some new directions in her work. Below is a new piece from her ethereal Romantical series, and in additional she has branched out into abstracted works. Metropolis features a fun interplay of shapes and colors inspired by a bird's eye view of cities. In the same style, Goller's piece Sputnika is painted on a recycled satellite dish. You can tell that Carrie always has fun in creating new artwork!

Goller - Romantical III, oil/encaustic 24x36

Sophie Frieda continues with her stunning botanical and floral series and fits in a busy teaching schedule at her Bainbridge Island studio. Her latest piece - Delectable, features a vibrant Dahlia in full bloom rendered in oil. 

Frieda - Delectable, oil 18x24

Charles Goller has been continuing his private studies in metal engraving from a Grand Master Engraver in Seattle. He's been busy perfecting this slow and detailed art form, but is still taking custom commissions for wire-wrapped jewelry and, in the future, for custom engraving. If you are interested in discussing a custom piece you can email him at 

Practice work on the engraving bench by Charles Goller

In other happenings, on October 13th starting at 7am the Poulsbo 10k/Half Marathon will be making its way around the city and through the downtown. And don't forget about Halloween! The annual Ghoulsbo Halloween celebration will be from 4-6pm with downtown businesses handing out candy and, of course, there lots of costumed trick-or-treaters walking around. Join us for Ladies Night in Lil Norway, Wednesday, November 7 from 4-9pm - always a fun event!


Hayslette poster - Apple Tree Cove No. 2

This Saturday, October 13th, 5-8pm, mark your calendars for Second Saturday Artwalk. Meet the renowned Max Hayslette, who will be autographing complimentary posters of Apple Tree Cove 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.  

Carrie Goller Gallery has now shifted to Fall hours, we are now open from Wednesday to Sunday 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:

Best wishes,

Carrie & staff 
Carrie Goller Gallery

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Goller - Hive, encaustic/mixed media 20x20
Hayslette - Shades of Evening No. 2, 36x54
Goller - Nacho, oil 12x12

Hayslette - Old Salty No. 2, 32x40
Goller - Metropolis, mixed media 40x60
Hayslette - Stranded No. 2, 36x44

Goller - Lilac Breasted Roller, oil 12x12
Hayslette - Apple Tree Cove No. 2, 36x44
Goller - Native XII, encaustic 12x12
Goller - MicMac Jack, encaustic/mixed media 7x5

Goller - Sputnika, acrylic on recycled metal 22x20
Goller - Yahooie, encaustic/mixed media 7x5

Custom Art and Jewelry Commissions, Giclee Prints and 
Art Rental Program

Original Hayslette Installed in Home

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 a museum and several galleries in Sedona, AZ and Santa Fe, NM and is also supplying a New Zealand store with his work. Ever-expanding his skills, currently Charles is becoming an engraver, which keeps him rather busy. However, he still does accept commissions. 
 Email him at
Charles Goller - Opal Pendant Warpped in Sterling Silver and Gold 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 - Little Norway Fall

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