June 29 – September 30, 2018
The Collymore Atelier and Bellevue Arts Museum are pleased to present Vice Versa, which features oil paintings in the Impressionist style from up-and-coming atelier artists Veronique Bajzik and Spencer Gordon. Both are currently honing their skills in the Emerging Artist Program at the Collymore Atelier, where they are guided by acclaimed French Impressionist oil painter Valerie Collymore.
Opening Reception is Saturday, May 5th, starting at 2pm.
The work of fellow artist Veronique Bajzik (@veroniquebajzik) will also be on display.
There will also be a Closing Reception during Building 30's Open House on June 2nd at 12pm.
The first part of Spencer Gordon's most recent collection of oil paintings "Claviers ｜Provence in Paint" will be on display at the SPACE Gallery in Building 30 (Magnusen Park) this summer from May 3rd through June 2nd. It features 10 small works and is a further expansion on his 2016 collection. The second portion will be on display in the Community Education Gallery at Bellevue Arts Museum later in June.
On April 24th, the second installment of Alexander Sapoznick’s “Claviers: Childhood en Provence” collection debuts for 1 day only at the Frye Museum in Seattle. The reception will be from 2-4pm, in the Fry Art Museum’s Art Studio, on the 2nd floor.
After the 24th, both installments will be available through the Fountainhead Gallery.
Spencer Gordon’s debut gallery exhibit “Claviers: Childhood en Provence” (shown under the pseudonym Alexander Sapoznick) opened April 2nd, 2016 at the Fountainhead Gallery in Seattle. This collection contains 7 oil paintings, and was on display through May 2nd, 2016 along with the work of fellow artist Valerie Collymore. All works from this collection were sold during the gallery show and are now in private collections.
As a part of the Woodland Park Zoo’s “Tigers on Tour” project, Spencer Gordon (under the pseudonym Alexander Sapoznick) and fellow artist Valerie Collymore have collaborated on 1 of 10 Malayan tiger statues created by Seattle artist Robert MacDonald. The statue will be on display at the “Show us Your Stripes” event on April 16th, at Seattle Center. After the event it will be on display in Bellevue Square for the remainder of the summer.