Pencil Paintings, Focus on Jewelry in May at Harbor Art Gallery


PORT ANGELES — The art of Sequim’s Gail McLain will be on display at the Harbor Art Gallery through May.

The Harbor Art Gallery, located at 114 N. Laurel St. in the heart of downtown Port Angeles, is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., except for the Second Saturday Art Walk on May 14, when the gallery will be open. until 7 p.m. Visitors can chat with many artists.

McLain has a long and varied artistic background, from her third-year decision to become an artist to her graduation from the University of Washington’s graphic design program.

Since then, in the following years, she has created in many mediums including lost wax bronze casting, acrylic and oil paint.

Her jewelry designs have been featured in several issues of Beadwork magazine and her colored pencil paintings have appeared in The Best of Colored Pencil 3 and 5.

“Creating art is my passion,” she said. “I hope the viewer/wearer finds pleasure in my efforts,” McLain said.

She will be exhibiting her colored pencil paintings as well as jewelry comprised of stunning beadwork and intricate thread weaves using semi-precious stone cabochons.

The gallery features works by local artists Bob Stokes and Cindy Elstrom, Carolyn Guske, Robert Amaral, Kelly Coffey, Garret Delabarre, Terri Ench, Tammy Hall, David Johannessohn, Susan Kantowitz, Ruth Kaspin, Tracy McCallum, Nancy McFaul, Gail McLain , Roger Mosley, Eric Neurath, Randy and Sallie Raddock, Jodi Riverstone, Nathan Shields, Lance and Haley Snider, Eileen Webb and Kevin Willson.


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