Fall 2017/Winter 2018 Exhibitions

October 14, 2017 through February 4, 2018


Opening Receptions:

  • Members Party: Friday, Oct. 13, 6:30 – 9 PM. RSVP required – BIMA Members only.

  • Public Opening/Meet the Artists: Saturday, October 14, 2-5 PM. Open to the public. Admission is free – donations encouraged.


Robert McCauley: American Fiction (Beacon & Feferman Galleries)

A major solo exhibition featuring over thirty paintings and assemblage works from the 1990s to the present. McCauley (from Mount Vernon) returned from the Midwest in 2008 after a distinguished teaching career. This exhibition includes work borrowed from the Hallie Ford Museum of Art (Willamette University, Salem, OR) and Rockford Art Museum (Rockford, Illinois). American Fiction will travel to Museum of Northwest Art (MoNA) from March 31 through June 10, 2018.


Nadine Kariya: The Hammer and the Peony (Community Gallery)

Seattle metalsmith Nadine Kariya presents elegant designs and stories in jewelry and small functional objects.


Frank Renlie: Smile (MESA & Orientation Galleries)

Renlie (from Lake Forest Park) paints what is in his head, and one cannot help but smile. Included over twenty-five paintings from his studio and regional collectors.


Heikki Seppa: Master Metalsmith (Garden Gallery)

BIMA is proud to once again present this legacy collection by the late master metalsmith, Heikki Seppa. Over thirty diverse works in conceptual and functional sculpture, and jewelry art are included.


Artist’s Books: Chapter 12 - Taking Issue (Sherry Grover Gallery)

Book artists address issues important to them across the spectrum of social and political ideas. Collection of Cynthia Sears.


Paul Polson: Out Here (Bistro) & Strata (Staircase/Landing)

Polson (from Poulsbo) presents regional landscape paintings in oil, plus sedimentary layer paintings which can be viewed as either stacked histories or alternate dimensions.


Permanent Art Collection: New Acquisitions (Lovelace Gallery)

BIMA presents the newest acquisitions to its Permanent Art Collection - donations from regional artists, collectors, and estates. Included are paintings, prints, plus wood, glass, metal, and resin sculpture. Artists include Guy Anderson, Steffen Dam, Becky Fletcher, Steve Jensen, Louise Kikuchi, James Minson, Alan Newberg, and Barbara Earl Thomas.

More Exhibitions

Heikki Seppa: Master Metalsmith

Garden Gallery
October 14 - February 04, 2018
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Kingfisher, Caught Between Man'c God & Mothernature (narrative necklace)

Nadine Kariya: The Hammer and the Peony

Steve and Harriet Davis Community Gallery
October 14 - February 04, 2018
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