ART SHOWS

MARCH 2020: FORTHCOMING SHOWING

In March of 2020 Tony will open a show at the Foster/White Gallery in Seattle entitled: Sketches in Stone. The work will include some sixteen individual panels of slate with relief carvings of subjects from nature. Not unlike a sketch from the field Angell has sought to convey the spontaneity and liveliness of what he has observed in Nature in carved slate giving it an almost three dimensional form. Below are pictured two of the stone works, measuring 8"X11" The captions described the circumstances wherein the moment with the subject was experienced.

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DIVER

Off Lopez Island in the Salish Sea diving birds reside and at times I've witnessed their underwater activity when I myself was diving for abalone and rock fish. A murre, using it's wings for propulsion is pursuing a small fish and creating a graceful arch of light in the turbulence of the chase. (Slate carving 8" X 11" 2019)

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STAND OFF:

Along our watershed sharp shinned hawks will sometimes be observed taking a perch within a canopy of tree cover. On one occasion I noticed that an Anna's hummingbird was also keeping a close watch on this neighborhood hunter. I'm certain the hawk was well aware of being scrutinized but feigned indifference. (Slate carving 8" X 11" 2019)

 

OCTOBER 2019: CURRENT SHOWING

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Angell will be among the artists featured in the Woolaroc Retrospective Exhibit and Sale, open October 18 through December 29,2019 in Northeastern Oklahoma. The show includes both retrospective works and new works for sale by the artist.

 

NOVEMBER 2017

WINGS

Nov 2, 2017 — Nov 25, 2017

"Alone in the woods at night I've sometimes watched the small saw-whet owls thread through the dark corridor of branches above our creek. Soundlessly catching moths on the wing, they bring the otherwise mute forest alive with their spirited chases and metallic calls."

See selected works from Angell's most recent solo show here.



PAST SHOWINGS

Since the late 1960s, Angell has been showing work related to nature and his relationship to the natural world. He has affiliated with the Foster/White Gallery in Seattle since l972, and has had regular showings of both sculptures and drawings there.  

Below are a sample of catalogues from past shows for your review.

The House of Owls, 2015

Foster/White Gallery, SEATTLE, WA.

"... For twenty five years, Tony and his family lived in close company with Western screech owls during which time he developed a great respect and attachment to them and they became a major focus of his art and writing ..."

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Spirit Companions, 2013

Foster/White Gallery, SEATTLE, WA.

"... Each subject brings a whispered secret to share of its particular place. The artist becomes the translator and conveyor of the message ..."

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Celebrating Form, 2012

Foster/White Gallery. SEATTLE, WA.

"... I've spent over 40 years interpreting my subjects -- most were occasionally residents at my studio and certainly immediately accessible to me in the natural areas near my home... "

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Conversation with Nature in Bronze and Stone, 2012

Foster/White Gallery, SEATTLE, WA.

"Tony Angell employs his art to creatively clarify, record and emotionally respond to the powerful presence of Nature in the Pacific Northwest... "

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From Wild Skies, 2005

Gerald/Peters Gallery, SANTA FE, NM.

Group show with Lars Jonsson and Thomas Quinn.