Saturday, December 26, 2009

Best Of America Pastel Artists, Volume 11

"View From my Window", Pat Meras, Pastel, 12.5 x 6.5

"Carolyn's Path", Pat Meras, Pastel, 18 x 24

"Carolyn's Pond", Pat Meras, Pastel, 24 x 18

I feel very fortunate to have 3 paintings included in this beautiful book, and proud to be featured with such a fine group of artists. My images are on pages 41-42. To order copies: Kennedy Publishing, 5251-18 John Tyler Highway #311, Williamsburg, VA 23185,, (757) 564-6261.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Harbor Gallery Plein Air Show

"Morning Light On Gig Harbor Bay", 9 x 12, Pat Meras

This show is a result of a three day paintout in the harbor after the weather had changed abruptly. 
 We painted as fast as we could to keep from freezing!
The show will run through Oct at the Harbor Gallery
3155 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, WA

Peninsula Art League Seventh Annual Open Juried Art Show

"Pondering In Tuscany", 21 x 14, Pat Meras
Painting was chosen for postcard advertising the show

Exhibition Hours: weekdays 8 - 5 / Oct 6 - Nov 12
Gig Harbor Civic Center, 3510 Grandview Street, Gig Harbor, WA

Vashon Island Plein Air Painting Festival

"Passages"  pastel by Pat Meras

This painting is available in a museum quality print.
Contact me if you're interested at

Show Opens Fri, Oct 2, at The Hardware Store Restaurant
Vashon Island, WA

Women Painters of Washington at The American Art Company

"Nisqually Winter Light II", 22 x 27, Pat Meras

Exhibit: Sept 12 - Oct 10, 2009, 1126 Broadway Plaza, Tacoma, WA
American Art Co. gallery hours: T-F 10-5:30, Sat 10-5

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Pat Meras, Harbor Gallery Featured Artist in September

"Lopez Marsh", 11 x 11, Pat Meras

I'll be painting at the gallery during the First Saturday Artwalk 1-5
Harbor Gallery, 3155 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, WA

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Trillium Creek Winery, Featured Artist

"Vineyard At Trillium Creek", 12 x 18, Pat Meras

Trillium Creek Winery, 17812 18th St. KPN, Lakebay, WA
11-6:00 , Fri, Sat & Sun

Friday, July 31, 2009

Art Celebrates Conservation, Plein Air Invitational

"Afternoon Light On Iverson Spit, Camano island", 9 x 12, Pat Meras

Gallery By The Bay, 8700 271 ST NW, Stanwood, WA
July 20-Aug 22 / 3 paintings included

Thursday, July 16, 2009

The Greater Gig Harbor Open Studio Tour 2009

"The Tuscan Countryside", 22 x 27, Pat Meras

Free self guided tour / Two days of local fine art
35 Artists, 29 Studios, Sept 19 & 20, 10am-5pm

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

"Northwest Light", a Solo Exhibit of pastel paintings by Pat Meras

" The Delightful Marriage Of Poppy And Lavender", 11 x 16, Pat Meras

An exhibit entitled, "Northwest Light" of nearly 50 pastel paintings by Pat Meras is on display at the Olympic Gallery, 321 W Railroad Ave., Shelton, WA. Gallery hours are 10-1 Tues-Fri, 10-4 Sat, closed Sun & Mon. The exhibit will remain until the end of August.

Monday, July 13, 2009

NPS Signature/Distinguished Pastelist Invitational Exhibition, "The Best Of The Northwest"

"Vaughn Bay I", 10 x 12, Pat Meras

"Lopez Morning Light", 12 x 16, Pat Meras

Both paintings are included in the exhibit.
Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, WA
Aug 7-Aug 31 / Gallery hours : Mon-Sat 10:30-4:30