Jeanette Best Gallery

701 Water Street
Downtown Port Townsend
Hours: Thursday—Monday, 12 to 5

Jeanette Best Gallery memorializes a well-loved local artist and arts organizer and features two large, light-filled exhibit spaces.


Jay Haskins, Hannalore

One from the Art:
Celebrating Jay Haskins

January 12 - 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.  


Showcase Gallery 2023

February 2 - December 31, 2023

Just in time for
Art Walk/Art at Night on Saturday, February 4!
Northwind Art is presenting a new juried Showcase Gallery for 2023.
Northwind Arts Artist Showcase 2023 is a 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. New work is always being added throughout the year, often featuring themes related to the region.
Northwind Art supports artists with education, exhibitions, professional development, and resources. As one aspect of our overall objective of nurturing local and regional art talent, the Artist Showcase program is designed to provide a venue for creative expression within the community.
JUROR: Gloria Lamson

Past Exhibits

View artist talks and gallery walk-throughs of previous exhibits.