The first gallery art show of the year at Baas Framing Studio is “After Hours,” featuring art from the staff to showcase their creative talents outside of what they do during business hours.
Driftwood Animal Sculptures
Baas exhibits sculptures inspired by animals and birds. Made of driftwood pieces gathered on the Elwha River, these works embody the forces of nature in their delicate construction. The aged wood fragments were released with the removal of the Elwha Dam and gathered by the artist on rejuvenating journeys to the Olympic Peninsula.
Abstract Painting on Canvas
Ricketts exhibits new abstract oil paintings. Each piece is built from repeated brushstrokes of different lengths and widths. The use of repetition evokes architecture and creates a rhythmic language that is enhanced by strong color choices. Within a limited concept, infinite variations are possible.
Abstract Ink Paintings
Taking influences from automatic writing, Japanese Zen brush painting, and abstract expressionists like Mark Tobey, Keller creates works that are simultaneously active and meditative. His works employ techniques drawn from stochasticism and Eastern approaches to existentialism. This will be his first gallery showing in over ten years and the first exhibiting his new direction.
The show runs from January 25th–February 28th, 2018
Thursday January 25th, 5 pm to 8 pm
Meet the Artists and enjoy wine, and snacks!