Spend an evening experiencing all that downtown Bainbridge has to offer. Many galleries, shops and businesses will be participating this month showcasing the art of our talented creative community. Afterwards, stop by one of our many restaurants for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, or dinner.
Enjoy an evening with a stroll through downtown visiting your favorite businesses and restaurants, shopping for gifts or items for yourself and your home. The walk begins on Winslow Way (near the ferry terminal) from 6pm to 8pm, see below for a taste of what some of our local businesses are doing:
Jeffrey Moose Gallery is proud to announce their annual exhibition of paintings by indigenous artists from Yuendumu in Australia’s Central Desert. Receptions will be held on First Friday, September 2nd from 6 to 8 PM. Jeffrey Moose will deliver a short talk, and a Facebook livestream will run from 5:20-5:40 for those unable to attend. The gallery is located at 181 Winslow Way East, Suite F.
Bergh Images Fine Art Photography – Yes, September is when the college football and NFL seasons begin, but let’s not forget the upcoming First Friday Art Walk (Sept. 2), National Bald Is Beautiful Day (Sept. 13) or Elephant Appreciation Day (Sept. 22). To celebrate, Bergh Images will have a month-long sale on all custom-matted prints (25% off) and any single metal, acrylic, or canvas print (10% off). Wine, small bites, and live music (courtesy of their neighbor Furnish Bainbridge) will be provided, along with the usual drawing for two complimentary 18×24 matted prints ($120 value). The gallery will also be featuring prints of the stunning “Sunrises and Sunsets” images highlighted in owner/photographer Andy Bergh’s upcoming monthly article (“Island Images”) in Currents, the amazing website of Arts & Humanities Bainbridge (https://www.bainbridgecurrents.com/). The gallery is located at 400 Winslow Way E, Suite 115.
Bainbridge Arts & Crafts (BAC) – Four Artists: Traditions and Process. Featuring works by Karen Cornell, Bill Roeder, Karin Schminke, and Gail Tremblay. The exhibition begins on First Friday, September 2 and runs through October 2, 2022.
Find September Art Talk interviews at BAC’s YouTube Channel, starting September 8. Go to www.bacart.org home page, scroll down and click on BAC on YouTube to view these and more than 50 others available in the archive! BAC is located 257 Winslow Way E, Bainbridge Island, WA
Kelly Johnston Art Studio & Gallery – Having grown up in Seattle, Kelly has spent her life surrounded by the beauty of the Pacific Northwest, and draws her inspiration from the nature that surrounds us. She is especially taken with the interaction of light on the water and in the clouds and skies that surround Bainbridge Island and the San Juan archipelago.
Using water soluble oils and gouache, Kelly combines fluid brushstrokes and both bold and bright colors in her landscape-based paintings. Her abstract style represents the wondrous movement and depth of light on the water and the playful nature of the clouds in the skies. In addition to her water, sky and land series, Kelly has an abstract series full of cheerful color and extreme movement. Kelly’s gallery and studio is located at 270 Madison Avenue South.
For up-to-date information on events, visit the Bainbridge Island Downtown Association’s online calendar at: https://bainbridgedowntown.org/events/art-walk/
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