patrick nagatani chromatherapy

Patrick Nagatani poster

Opens Wednesday January 8: patrick nagatani: chromatherapy Nagatani’s Chromatherapy project embraces a topic the artist became interested in after being diagnosed with cancer some years ago. This huge series of color photographs relates to the subject of chromatherapy, or “color healing.” With roots in ancient Egypt and China, chromatherapy involves the belief that shining rays …more about patrick nagatani chromatherapy

it won’t budge


Art Faculty Member Victor Sandblom recently had his paintings in the exhibit “WONDER” at the Simon Mace Gallery in Port Townsend, Washington. Sandblom’s artist statement is, “Wind on the water, tracks in the snow.” The series is a meditation on painting. Drawing from the spirit of great art, (European Masters, Northwest Coastal Haida, and others) …more about it won’t budge

crumbled, swallowed & transformed


Art instructor Emily Gherard explores the idea that painting and drawing have the ability to present inanimate objects in ways that allow the viewer to empathize with them. In her paintings walls crumble, swallowed and transformed by the fog and rocks huddle together for shelter. There is a quiet conflict between the characters (walls and …more about crumbled, swallowed & transformed

2013 faculty exhibit

2013 Faculty Exhibit

Opening Wednesday October 9 is the 2013 art faculty exhibit! Help us kick off Fall Quarter with the opening of this annual exhibit, representing a variety of media — including ceramics, darkroom and digital photography, painting and encaustic, printmaking, many forms of sculpture (metal, cement, wood, multi-media), and the list just goes on. Experience work …more about 2013 faculty exhibit

the last picture show

Untitled Painting

Art Faculty Dale Lindman announces the last exhibit to be held at the Francine Seders Gallery: “The Last Picture Show,” Norman Lundin & Dale Lindman, Dec. 6 – 24, 2013. Opening Reception Sunday, Dec. 8, 2 – 4 p.m. “Reflecting upon Dale Lindman’s paintings, one finds they are not easily described, but what painting worth …more about the last picture show

girl on a limb


Art Faculty Member Pat De Caro says the following about her work: “I’m engaged in how the space of childhood resurfaces and defines our sense of self by evoking memory of place and forgotten, familiar moments we share in our collective histories. I often center on portraying the interior “self” that is separate from the …more about girl on a limb

nadia sablin’s “aunties”

aunties Revised

Opening Wednesday November 13 is Nadia Sablin’s “Aunties” Reception with the Artist: Wednesday Nov. 13, 3 – 7 pm, D271 Aunties is a series of photographs detailing the lives of two of Sablin’s unmarried aunts who live in Northwest Russia. Having spent their youth working in big cities, after retirement the two women have come …more about nadia sablin’s “aunties”

horsehair raku and burnished clay


Artist statement: Karen Eaves I have been working in clay since the late 1970’s first as a student and later as a volunteer here at Bellevue College in the ceramics department. It has been especially gratifying in helping the students in the classroom so they can successfully experience working with clay. I enjoy throwing classical …more about horsehair raku and burnished clay

infants in precarious positions

linda thomas reception

Work by Bellevue College Art Instructor Linda Thomas: For several years I have investigated the expressive potential of infants in precarious positions and undefined space. I’m particularly interested in the newborn as a metaphor for vulnerability. Since a newborn can’t bear the weight of its own head or control its movements, an adult must intervene. …more about infants in precarious positions

photographic narrative

photographic narrative

BC Photography instructor  Ginny Banks created a blog for her Narrative Photography class, Spring Quarter. Students went ‘on assignment’ to local non-profit organizations, doing visual story-telling through photography of the organization’s members or clients. Click the link to explore the various narratives.