You're invited - "Lush & Loose Watercolors"

"A garden party of art!"

Meet Artist and Community Leader C. Sharp.

Artist Reception Thursday, June 10th Parklane Gallery 6-8pm, Downtown Kirkland Food, Music and Fun!

Contemporary Large Scale Florals in bold colors and  energetic brushstrokes. A modern twist on O'Keeffe. Show is up through Sunday  July 3.

Directions: http://www.parklanegallery.com/mainpages/map.htm For years C. (Christine) Sharp pioneered the first news northwest news desk for CNN. Since she left the wild world of news, long time Kirkland resident, Chris Sharp has taken on the art world of Kirkland. She started the Kirkland Artist Studio Tour that hundreds enjoy each year, She been an active member of Parklane Gallery and other Northwest Galleries. She is a regular contributor to a national magazine for artists "Artist Magazine" and helps other artists launch careers through  developing a web presence and teaching art classes. Currently Sharp is on the Kirkland Cultural Council Committee "Artilization of Kirkland" to fill empty storefronts with great art of all kinds.

Her professional art work is in collections around the world and even in Evergreen Hospital's permanent collection "Wall of Watercolors." She recently exhibited work at the prestigious Northwest Watercolor Open Show that is still showing at the Washington State Convention Center through June.