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JULY 28, 1997


Multi-talented artist shows work in Bothell

  NW News staff
   Marilyn Webberley, award-winning watercolorist, sumi painter and calligrapher will be showing her works in a solo exhibit at FrameWright Gallery in Bothell from August 1st through September 3rd. The exhibit, entitled "Dancing Light," will include landscapes, still lifes, portraits, and sumi paintings, and as Webberley describes them, "visions of the inner heart."
   Webberley is an active member of the Northwest art community. She designed and illustrated all advertising art for the Seattle Gilbert & Sullivan Society's 1996 and 1997 seasons, so her work has been seen in a variety of venues ranging from the Frye Art Museum to Metro bus placards. Webberley is a member of the Northwest Watercolor Society, Puget Sound Sumi Artists, Eastside Painters Group, Valley Calligraphy Guild, The Art Stall at Pike Place Market, and was 1996-97 president of Women Painters of Washington.
   Webberley's background includes a Bachelor's degree in Art from the University of Washington; painting and color studies with Lois McFarland and Ron Lucas; study of portrait and landscape at Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts with Jing Yide (Hangzhou, China); studies in calligraphy with master scribe Reggie Ezell of Chicago; and the study of Devanagri script with a master scribe in Ganeshpuri, India.
   Webberley has taught art at Seattle Pacific University and Bellevue Community College, and has presented workshops in bookbinding, sketching with watercolor and art as therapy. Her works have appeared on a variety of magazine covers in the United States and in India. She has written and illustrated articles on calligraphy, bookbinding, and illustrated, edited and co-authored BOOKS, BOXES, & WRAPS: Bindings & Building Step-by-Step (published 1995).
   An artist reception will be held on August 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. at FrameWright Gallery (18104 102nd Ave NE in downtown Bothell). For further information please call Lynn Asmann at (425) 483-7385. Summer gallery hours are Tuesday through Thursday, 10 to 6; Friday 10 to 5; and Saturday 10 to 2.