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Showcase Gallery 2023

February 2-December 31, 2023

Showcase Gallery 2023 is a juried and curated collection of work by local artists exhibited in a traditional gallery format. Each year, the rotating exhibition feature some emerging artists and some returning artists selected by a panel of jurors viewing anonymous submissions.

New artists to the Showcase program include: Corinne Humphrey, Marian Morris, Roger Morris, Jadyne Reichner, Jeanne Toal, Diane Walker, and the artist team of Craig Britton & Brittany Whitaker.

The artists returning to the program for 2023 are: Vivian Chesterley, Larry Crockett, Stephen Deligan, Jeanne Edwards, Brian Goodman, Joyce Hester, Francesca Campbell Hulick, Donna LaHue, Aliina Lahti, Wanda Mawhinney, Evan Miller, Jacki Moseley, Sandra Offutt, Elizabeth Reutlinger, Egor Shokoladov, Kim Simonelli, and Linda Tilley. 

The art on display in the Showcase Gallery includes work in a variety of media.

JUROR: Gloria Lamson



One from the Art: Celebrating Jay Haskins

January 13-February 26, 2023

Northwind Art is celebrating the life of its longtime friend and gallery designer Jay Haskins with an exhibit at Jeanette Best Gallery, January 13-February 26, 2023. 

Jay had been a part of Northwind Art since its inception as Jefferson Arts Alliance in 2001, through its existence as Northwind Arts Center, and now the galleries that are part of Northwind Art nonprofit arts organization--most notably, Jeanette Best Gallery.  



WET a juried exhibit

Entry deadline Friday, Feb. 10, 2023

We invite content that examines the myriad facets and impacts of water, from the presence of water as ocean and rain to its absence as desert and tundra. There is a broad spectrum of subject matter to consider: infrastructure like aqueducts, canals and reservoirs; the extremes of weather and climate; activities from shipping to drinking to bathing - all the myriad facets of life that arise as a consequence of the presence of water on the earth.

This is a regional exhibit. All participants welcome from the Pacific Northwest region (WA/OR/AK/ID/MT/WY and BC).



Fresh & Cool: new work for a new winter

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Cultivate creativity. Grow artists. Inspire community well-being through art.

Find us in three locations throughout the Port Townsend Creative District

Jeanette Best Gallery

701 Water Street
Downtown Port Townsend

A main tourist thoroughfare, memorializes a well-loved local artist and features two large, light-filled exhibit spaces.

Grover Gallery

236 Taylor Street
Downtown Port Townsend

A charming street level exhibit space and a highly curated collection of one-of-a-kind smaller handmade treasures, jewelry and gifts by local and regional artists.

Northwind Art School

Building 306 in the Creative Corridor
Fort Worden State Park

An experiential learning in a retreat setting for artists offering classes and workshops that include painting, mixed media, seasonal youth camps, and so much more.

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We Acknowledge

We exist on the ancestral homelands of the S’Klallam, Suquamish, Makah, Chimakum, and Twana/Skokomish nations, as well as other nations who met, traded, and made art here. Native peoples have cared for these lands from time immemorial and continue to do so today. We express our deepest respect and gratitude.

Northwind Art

Port Townsend, Washington 98368

Jeanette Best Gallery &
Main Offices: 
701 Water Street
Grover Gallery: 236 Taylor Street

For exhibit related questions, call 360.379.1088, or email exhibits@northwindart.org

Northwind Art School: Fort Worden, Building 306

For education related questions, call 360.379.1086 ext. 104, or email registrar@northwindart.org

Gallery Hours: Thursday—Monday, 12 to 5