Beauty is Abundunt

This past month I was overwhelmed and overstimulated with Beauty! Since October the Seattle Art Museum has been showing the works of American painter Andrew Wyeth.  I had the opportunity to see this amazing show. It was much to absorb, with well over 100 paintings on display.  Known for his work in the medium of egg tempura, Wyeth depicted hyper realistic scenes of rural life that are stark and at times oddly disquieting yet retain a simple calmness.  All were truly stunning in their beauty! Wyeth’s attention to the smallest of detail shows sensitive awareness to his surroundings, even the smallest…

The Art of Byzantine Iconography comes to the Gallery

We are pleased and honored to announce works by the hand of Master Iconographer Magdalene Grace Deane now showing at the gallery. For the past 14 years, Magdalene Grace Deane has been producing Liturgical Art in diverse medium for church and home. Her focus (and sole vocation) is depicting and teaching Iconography of the Eastern Christian Tradition.  Magdalene Grace’s work is a sacred journey back in time using the ancient form of egg tempura and gold leaf on panel. The lengthy process of using egg with natural pigment produces a  luminescent glow of light, uniquely rich in color and depth.  Her…