Museum of Northwest Art

La Conner, WA



Heads Up


Opening October 6, 2000 at the Museum of Northwest Art in La Conner are three exhibitions each called Heads Up but with quite different content.

Heads Up: Alden Mason presents a series of fantastically exuberant painted heads by this Skagit Valley native son. (left: Alden Mason, Cousin Claudia, 1991, acrylic on canvas, 80 x 70 inches, Courtesy of the artist)

Heads Up: Portraits is a group exhibition including formal and informal works by Kenneth Callahan, Richard Gilkey, Paul Havas, Helmi, Clayton James, Leo Kenney, Gwendolyn Knight, James Martin, Neil Meitzler, Joe Reno, 'l'om Sherwood, Mark Tobey, Tom Wood and other Northwest artists. In the Benaroya Glass Gallery, (right: Mark Tobey, Portrait of Elizabeth, 1950, pastel, 14 5/8 x 10 3/4 inches, Collection of Mary Randlett, Photo: Mary Randlett)

Heads Up: Gregory Grenon includes psychologically charged portraits of women reverse painted in oil on glass or Plexiglas. (left: Gregory Grenon, Modesty, 1999, oil on Plexiglas, 52 3/4 x 48 3/4 inches, Courtesy of the artist and William Traver Gallery, Seattle)

Gregory Grenon will lecture and lead a gallery talk on Friday, October 6 at 2pm. The public is invited. The artist's reception for museum members and invited guests will be held on Friday evening, from 5 - 9pm.

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