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Art Event: Corvidae Fine Art – Rachelle Moore

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Moore sells her work on her etsy shop, under the name CorvidaeFineArt, and has participated in ArtSquared , ArtWalla’s annual fundraiser benefiting area arts education, as well as kept a booth at the Walla Walla Farmer’s Market. She also creates customized commissioned pieces, which she describes as her most rewarding, yet stressful projects.

“I remember a custom commission I did of a bronze sculptured and carved dragon necklace with many rubies and sapphires. I wound myself up wondering if the customer would like the character of the dragon as I created the layers and the dragon came to life.

“In the end, my customer loved the piece, and I have seen her wearing it so many times. It makes me happy to know she enjoys wearing it.”

Moore makes a point of not replicating or repeating her designs, because she values the individuality and uniqueness of something that is handmade. And while this is time consuming, the end result is something both she, and the wearer, feel incredibly good about.

“If someone owns a piece of my jewelry, it will be something special and a little different than what anyone else has.”

Rachelle’s art event will be on display through March 25, 2016

(509) 382- 2124 | (800) 755- 2124

E-mail: art@wenaha.com

Art Event: Pamela Claflin – Oil Painter

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She began her art journey under the tutelage of Del Gish, an impressionist who studied under Russian Master Painter Sergei Bongart, and she took seriously Gish’s admonition to paint from one’s heart.

“I believe that to this day,” Claflin says, adding that, during the time she owned the Mockingbird Gallery in Bend, OR, from 1989 to 2007, she sought out other artists who ascribed to this maxim as well.

The Kennewick artist is known among her friends as the “wildlife spotter,” Claflin believes that maintaining an observant eye is the key to finding subject matter to paint, and while she may be oblivious to her surroundings when she’s in the zone, when she’s on a hike, seeking reference material for future paintings, she’s 100 percent attuned to her surroundings.

“Nature has its colors . . . wildlife has its colors. When I am out in nature and see a color that doesn’t blend, my head perks up and I look to see what it is.

“A stump that is too dark turns out to be a black bear drinking at a creek. “A blonde ‘rock’ turns out to be a lone pronghorn. “A dead tree branch turns out to be antlers of a very old elk who ends up eating the last apple in my backpack.”

Once, while traveling to Taos, NM, Claflin spotted a herd of wild horses, noticing a young stallion being pushed from the herd by an older stallion of the same color, which Claflin deduced to be the young one’s father. After being repeatedly driven away, the young horse stopped, squared up his body as if to take a deep breath, and stared at the herd.

“I photographed him at the moment and did a painting of him entitled, ‘One Long, Last Look at His Father’s Herd,'” Claflin says. “I believe that if one is to paint life images of nature, one must spend time outside observing and painting.”

Pamela’s art event will be on display through Saturday, April 8, 2017, with an artist reception on Saturday, April 1 from 1 to 4pm.

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E-mail: art@wenaha.com

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James Christensen Tribute and Pamela Claflin Art Show

Saturday, April 1, 2017

1-4 pm

Join us at Wenaha Gallery as we celebrate the life and work of beloved artist James Christensen, who has touched untold numbers with his art pieces ranging from whimsical to deeply pensive. We have been carrying Christensen’s art since 1994, and maintain an extensive collection of his art editions, figurines, and books.

Meet and greet oil painter Pamela Claflin, who owned and operated the Mockingbird Gallery in Bend, OR, from 1989 to 2007. She has studied under Del Gish, Howard Friedland, Matt Smith, Robert Moore, and Mark Hanson, and brings to the easel a deft hand, strong eye for composition, and a bold use of color.

¨ Saturday, April 1, 2017, from 1 to 4 p.m.

¨ Enjoy Free Refreshments.

¨ View an extensive collection of Christensen fine art prints, sculpture, and books.

¨ Meet and visit with painter Pamela Claflin, contemporary Impressionist Realist.

Featured Artist

Bronze, silver, ruby, and moonstone necklace by Rachelle Moore, guest artist at Wenaha Gallery
Ceramic leaf dishes by Jane Holly Estrada

What a great gallery!  I am impressed by the way you display the art.  The ambiance makes you want to stay.  I like the mix of national artists and local artists.  You have something for everyone – the serious art collector and the casual visitor.  The small gifts remind me of an excellent museum shop.

Larry O. Mausten, WI

The Wenaha Gallery feels like a second home to me. I always feel welcome when I come through the door; I’m not just another customer whose money they’re after, they really care.  In my personal experience with the gallery the staff bent over backwards to make me happy and this kind of quality is as valuable as the fine art they keep.

Katrina J. Dayton, WA

The client-centered service approach provided by Wenaha Gallery included much curiosity about what each piece of art or photography meant along with the history or story behind each piece.  The owners and staff took the time to understand not only the vision I had for each piece but wanted to understand the intended space, environment and lighting.  Their level of expertise about color provided fruitful conversation about each individual piece and the different framing/matting options.  The creative opportunities that arose between my vision, their vision, and their expertise lead to a custom conservation framing experience. The owners and staff working across the state in Dayton, WA were very creative and timely in conducting effective communications by knowing when best to use the phone, email, texting and/or social media.  In the end, the framed memories are inspiringly beautiful, preserved and even more meaningful.

Teresa A.

I have been coming to the Wenaha Gallery for several years and every time I walk in the door, there are new items to admire, new artists to view and interesting people to meet.  The staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and both able and willing to discuss any of the artists and their art.  From time to time I have had the Gallery frame some of the artistic pieces that are family heirlooms.  The care that they take to understand the piece, its history, and where I want to place it in my home adds to the pleasure of doing business with them.  When they are finished, the frame has become part of the artistic piece.  When I am in Eastern Washington, the Wenaha Gallery is a certain stop.

Ann G. Berrien Springs, MI

The framing memories project all started with the decision to develop a will and a desire to eventually will my meaningful art and/or photography to family and friends.  The experience with Wenaha Gallery would provide me with not only the most treasured framed memories but the most treasured experience.

Teresa A.