February 3, 2022–June 9, 2022

The Jansen Art Center is pleased to welcome Kris Ekstrand to the Inn at Lynden for an exhibit of her work.

Kris Ekstrand is a painter and printmaker who works out of her studio in Edison, Washington. Her work has been featured in one-person shows at Skagit Valley College, Moses Lake Museum, Smith and Vallee Gallery (Edison), MUSEO (Langley) and juried shows at Shack Art Center (Everett), Cascadia College, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Museum of Northwest Art, Anacortes Arts Festival and other venues throughout the Northwest.

Artist Statement

“My painting and printmaking focus on the dynamic intersection of agricultural farmland and estuarine tidelands. The tension between the beauty of our “place” – its sloughs and intertidal mudflats – and the historic and omnipresent demands placed upon it create a delicate balance that may be invisible to a casual visitor but becomes vividly evident as we learn more about where we live. 

For several years, I have collected birds’ nests found within this landscape and am keenly interested in the energy, centrifugal force and gravity of these objects as well as the primitive responses of shelter, refuge and loss they represent. How can something so fragile be so strong?”

Exhibit Artwork

Artwork can be purchased through the Jansen Art Center Gallery Shop and will be available for pickup when the exhibit closes. Please email [email protected] or call 360-354-3600 for more information.

Please note, the Jansen Art Center does not ship artwork.

Thank you to our generous sponsor:
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Exhibit Location:
INN AT LYNDEN, 100 5TH STREET, LYNDEN, WA 98264

Images from the Estuary by Kris Ekstrand

Ekstrand, Berry Fields in Winter

Berry Fields in Winter
Oil on Canvas
30×40”

$1,800

Ekstrand, Big Indian Slough

Big Indian Slough
Oil on Canvas
30×48”

SOLD

Ekstrand, Conway Dike

Conway Dike
Oil on Canvas
30×24”

$1,200

Ekstrand, Looking West

Looking West
Oil on Canvas
20×16”

$1,200

Ekstrand, Marsh at the Dike

Marsh at the Dike
Oil on Canvas
40×36”

SOLD

Ekstrand, Nest on a Barn Wall

Nest on a Barn Wall
Mixed media
60×48”

$4,000

Ekstrand, Samish Light

Samish Light
Oil on Canvas
24×24”

SOLD

Ekstrand, Winter Light on the Slough

Winter Light on the Slough
Monotype
33×48”

$1,200

  • May 15, 2022 - May 21, 2022
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • May 22, 2022 - May 28, 2022
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • May 29, 2022 - June 4, 2022
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • June 5, 2022 - June 9, 2022
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Venue:  

Venue Website:

Address:
100 5th Street, Lynden, Washington, 98264, United States

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