Larry Mason and Mary Alice Sterling are guest artists at Garry Oak Gallery through June

Posted in Community News, Visual Art

May 13, 2015

Garry Oak Gallery is excited to be showing the artworks of watercolorist, Larry Mason, and basket weaver, Mary Alice Sterling, through the month of June.

Larry Mason has traveled extensively to paint in many parts of Europe, the Middle East, republic of Georgia, Canada, Mexico and New Zealand. He is well known for his vibrant, breathtaking watercolors of local scenes throughout Whidbey Island and Puget Sound and continues to offer workshops at the Pacific Northwest School of Art in Coupeville. A retired architect from New York City, Mason is a signature member of the Federation of Canadian Artists and holds a BFA and BArch from the University of Utah and an MSArch from Columbia University. He has shown his work nationally in galleries in the USA as well as locally on the island, LaConner, Anacortes, and Seattle.

Mary Alice Sterling is a basket weaver who has been creating one-of-a-kind, beautifully designed and constructed basket creations for more than 20 years. Her baskets are functional, with casual elegance. Her wide assortment of shapes, sizes, colors and textures make her baskets perfect furniture and decorative accessories that appeal to the eye and sense of touch. Her artwork says “Pick me up — Please touch.”

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