Heather Wallis Murphy at the Painted Table Restaurant April and May 2002
US Forest Service Wildlife Biologist Heather A.W. Murphy, of the
Leavenworth Ranger Station, will exhibit a group of watercolors and
reproductions taken from her scientific journal, at the Painted Table
Restaurant, 92 Madison St., Seattle, during the months of April and May. A
reception will be held in the restaurant, with an oppurtunity to meet the
artist, on First Thursday, April 4th from 5 to 7 PM.
A Forest Service employee since 1978, Ms. Murphy was raised in Washington
State and graduated from the UW with a BS in Wildlife Habitat Management.
Her work chronicles observations from the wilds of the Cascade Mountains;
from the gigantic peaks, the deep forests and the flower-filled meadows come
watercolor sketches in a style the artist describes as "folk art" rendering
birds, animal tracks, pine needles and occasional vistas. Often her studies
are accompanied by notes concerning the critter or plant in question. The
artist reproduces her images on note cards and offset prints and has
developed a following among visitors to the area near her Leavenworth Ranger
Station. She has exhibited primarily east of the Cascades and had her art
reproduced on the cover of Country Pleasures magazine.
For More Information, please call Jeffrey Moose, Director of Jeffrey
Moose Gallery and Curator for the Alexis Hotel and Painted Table