"The artists that I admire tap feelings of awe that permit the viewer to experience new perspectives of being."
-- GJ Gillespie
N O W S H O W I N G + N E W S
From December 3 to March 26. Phoenix Hotel, 1100 North Central Ave. Phoenix.
I Want to Know What Love Is by GJ Gillespie.
Mixed media collage on paper. 22 x 17.
September 27, 2021.
|Peggy Sue by GJ Gillespie.|
In Parentheses, an online and print literary magazine, chose my collage "Peggy Sue" for the cover of Volume 7, Issue 2, Fall 2021.
This is my sixth magazine cover!
LEGACY #3 IN MAGAZINE
|Legacy #3 by GJ Gillespie.|
Hi GJ, Thank you for submitting your work to Apricity! We are honored to say we have accepted Legacy #3 for online publication. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to appreciate your art!
Your piece is eligible to be featured in Apricity's 5th print edition, which will be released in Spring 2021. We will notify you should we select your artwork to be printed!
Visual Arts Editor
|Summertimes Blues by GJ Gillespie.|
Houston based art, film and literature journal to publish:
Lucky Man, Nike, Broken, You Were On My Mind and Summertimes Blues.
|Kingdom Within |
by GJ Gillespie.
for publication. These collages -- made since 2014 --will be paired with poems and stories in future issues.
|If I Loved You by GJ Gillespie.|
TO PUBLISH 3 PEICES
Editors of this University of Baltimore literary and art journal choose three collages by GJ Gillespie for publication in December 2021 and next year:
I think I Love You, If I Loved You and Sing in the Sunshine.
See the art here.
"FRESCO #3" PUBLISHED
|Fresco #3 by GJ Gillespie.|
Unstamatic Magazine, a literary and art journal based in Montana, will publish "Fresco #3" in the next issue released October 30.
|Odysseus by GJ Gillespie.|
ACCEPTS 5 PIECES
|Set Fire to the Rain by GJ Gillespie.|
Lone Mountain Literary Society is a collective of writers, editors, and artists based out of San Francisco, California. See art selected here.
Vitat Regina (Queen Elizabeth)
by GJ Gillespie
|If Not for You by GJ Gillespie.|
Editors of this New England based literary magazine will publish "If Not for You" and "Smoke on the Water".
two other shows in Redmond and Kirkland.
|Mr. Sandman by GJ Gillespie.|
86 LOGIC MAGAZINE TO PUBLISH MR. SANDMAN. From editors:
|Invisible Men by GJ Gillespie.|
"Invisible Men" wins SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD in the Light, Space and Time online gallery summer 2021 exhibition.
|Ghost Rider by GJ Gillespie.|
"Ghost Rider" chosen for cover art of Sunspot Literary Journal, Issue 2. See it now.
|Fool If You Think It's Over by GJ Gillespie.|
|Love Buzz by GJ Gillespie.|
Literary Journal Mud City Review.
1. Angel of the Morning.
|Life Could be a Dream by GJ Gillespie|
|I Can Only Imagine by GJ Gillespie.|
|Colors of the Night by GJ Gillespie.|
Literary journal 3Elements Review publishes "Colors of the Night." See page 31.
|Never Comes the Day|
"Never Comes the Day" in The Tempered Ruin Press quarterly Bluing the Blade --Volume 1, Number 1 -- December 2020.
A literary magazine, The Abstract Elephant Magazine published ten pieces in December, 2020.
3 GJ Gillespie pieces selected for current issue.
MORE about the art
______________________________________ HONORABLE MENTION ART AWARD
|Will You Still Feed Me (Self Portrait)|
Leda sketchbook with every purchase.
Contact here. PayPal email@example.com
|Old Timer by GJ Gillespie|
Get Lost Sketching in the Woods by GJ Gillespie
WHOEVER SAID "stop and smell the roses" would appreciate the health craze called Forest Bathing.
|Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying by GJ Gillespie|
Collage on canvas. 15 x 30 inches. 2018
Northwest Collage Society Show.
Rosehill Community Center in Mukilteo
April 5 to June 30, 2018
|MIdnight Confessions by GJ Gillespie.|
Collage. 21 x 11.5. 2019. SOLD
|A World of Our Own|
by GJ Gillespie
80 x 30.
|Horse with No Name by GJ Gillespie.|
|Smoke on the Water by GJ Gillespie. SOLD|
The other work entitled "Horse Latitudes" received one of five awards in the show of 55 works by local collage artists.
Thought Notebook choses Kingdom Within for Cover of June issue.
Two pieces featured in June, 2016 issue Journal Thought Notebook. MORE
|She's Not There by GJ Gillespie. SOLD|
Award at Mercer Island Show.
|The Child's Bath after Mary Cassatt|
by GJ Gillespie
April 5 to June 30, 2018 MORE
Inspired by an Ancient Love Story
Gillespie's Sketchbook Company
In 2015 Gary Gillespie founded his own private label art supply company selling premium sketchbooks on Amazon.
Now 100,000 books later, the premium art journal company ranks among the top 2 percent of Amazon.com retailers with 500 five star reviews. Sold throughout North America, Europe and Japan. Other branded supplies were added to the product line.
Mid American Review Art Contest
| Forget All Your Troubles, Forget All Your Cares|
by GJ Gillespie. SOLD
"Forget All Your Troubles" SOLD
Mockingbird (Portrait of Eminem) by GJ Gillespie.Mixed media collage. 14 x 11. 2020.
|Sketching at the Getty Malibu in Los Angeles|
|CAROUSEL OF TIME (portrait of Joni Mitchell) by GJ Gillespie|
|Man Disguised as Spirit by GJ Gillespie|
Shown at the Bellevue Arts Museum
Order canvas print here.
-- Giorgio de Chirico
- Oak Harbor, WA. SHELTER FROM THE STORM SHOW. 12 GJ Gillespie collages.Oak Harbor Public Library. September 3 to 28, 2021. MORE.
- Starkville, Mississippi. "Time On Our Hands" Exhibit, Partnership Art Center. July 7 to Sept. 13, 2021.
- Bellevue, WA. Pacific Regent Show. Three collages in this condo art show. November 2020 to February 2021. MORE
- HONORABLE MENTION ART AWARDMy self portrait "Will You Still Need Me" the Grey Cube Gallery March 2020 contest.
- "Never Comes the Day" in The Tempered Ruin Press quarterly Bluing
the Blade --Volume 1, Number 1 -- December 2020.
- Bellevue, Pacific Regent Show
Three collages in this condo art show. November 5, 2020-- February 2021
- AWARDS for Blue Girl Gallery Shows
- Bellevue, Pacific Regent Show
Bellevue WA Two pieces in this condo art show.
No reception because of Covid. Starts June 15.
ART AWARD, Honorable Mention in the Art Room Gallery online show for my collage "Forever Young".MORE about the art
- Kirkland, Art Class with Miha Sirani Mixed Media Creation at Kirkland Art Center.
- Thought Art Magazine
3 GJ Gillespie pieces selected for current issue.
- Kirkland, Quantum Paint: a solo show by artist Crystal Edwards and curated by GJ Gillespie.
- Kirkland, 21 Century Women Show. Kirkland Art Center, June 20 -- Oct. 16, 2019. "The Way You Look Tonight" at the KAC.
- Kirkland, Desperado Show, 5 abstract collages by GJ Gillespie at Hurst Gallery in Kirkland. August 20 -- October 10, 2019. More.
- Kirkland, Surface Design In Full Swing Show, Hurst Gallery in Kirkland. May 30 to August 17, 2019.
- Kirkland, BEST OF KIRKLAND ART CENTER SHOW, May 11 -- June 16. "Shelter from the Storm." More.
- April Envision Arts Magazine, "Something in the Way" a mixed media collage on canvas by GJ Gillespie is featured as a pairing with a poem in the literary and art online magazine. See the poem and collage here.
- Seattle, Northwest Collage Society Winter Exhibit at Washington State Convention Center. January 12 to March 30, 2019. MORE
- Kirkland, Earth Angel Show, Hurst Gallery, December 8 to March 23, 2019 MORE
- Kirkland, Nature in Fiber Show. January 4 -- March 1, 2019, VALA Art Center. MORE
- Kirkland, Howl Show, Hurst Gallery. August 30 -- December 7, 2018. More
- Bellevue, Healing Arts Show, Overlake Hospital, August 21 -- November 17, 2018Five works in Bellevue, WA
- Kirkland, Creative Contemplation Show ,Oct.1 -- Nov. 3, 2018, Areté Kirkland Condo · Kirkland, WA.
- Mercer Island, Gillespie Wins Award at Paper Talks: Collage Chatter, Northwest Collage Society Fall Exhibition, Mercer Island Community Events Center, Mercer Island, WA.
September 9 -- October 27, 2018. MORE
- Kirkland, Life Cycle Show June 14 -- Sept. 7, 2018. Five works at Hurst Gallery in Kirkland
- Kirkland, Forager of Dreams Show. Five works at Hurst Gallery Kirkland
Earth Angel by GJ Gillespie.
Collage. 22 x 17. 2018.
1.4 k impressions on Pinterest.
- Twisp, three pieces in The Hidden show, April -- June, 2018. MORE
- Kirkland, Mad World Show Hurts Gallery in Kirkland. January 8 -- March 30, 2018.
- Mukilteo, Gillespie wins award at Northwest Collage Society Show, April 4 - June 30, 2018.
- Seattle, SOLO show at Seattle Oasis clinic on the shores of Lake Union. July -- December, 2017. MORE
- Kirkland, Wonderful World Show, Hurst Gallery, Kirkland, WA. August 12 -- Dec 4, 2017. MORE
- Bellevue, "The Healing Arts” program at Overlake Hospital Cardiology Unit in Bellevue. Sponsored by the Evergreen Fine Arts Association. Until November 10. MORE
- Bellevue, "Series of Dreams" and "A World of Our Own" at Pacific Regent Invitational Show. MORE
- Redmond, “Design Revelations,” At North Gallery in Redmond September 30 -- October 30, 2017. MORE
- Roslyn, Roslyn Art Festival Two horse images graced the walls of Basecamp Book and Bites August 4 to 29. A fan purchased one of the paintings. MORE
- Seattle, the Northwest Collage Society accepted two Gillespie collages for the organization's 2017 Summer Exhibition at the Seattle City Hall --"The Way You Look Tonight" and "Luck Be a Lady". More.
- Kirkland, Pure Imagination Show, Hurst Gallery Kirkland, March 11 - May 4, 2017
- Everett, Fiber Fusion Schack Art Center. Three Gillespie collages in statewide show at Schack Art Center Feb - April 2017. MORE
- Edmonds, Northwest Collage Society 2017 Winter Show.
- Kirkland, Figures of Faith. Five Gillespie mystical artworks at Hurst Gallery, January 5 - March 4, 2017.
- Tacoma, Gillespie wins "Best in Show" at Inspired by Fort Nisqually Art Exhibit.
Fiber Fusion Show
- Kirkland, Goodnight Irene Show Five Gillespie artworks at Hurst Gallery in Kirkland.
- Redmond, Surface Speculations Show, North Gallery. More
- Kirkland. 425 Collective Show. More
- Seattle. Seattle Convention Center January -- March, 2016 for the Northwest Collage Society's Winter Show. MORE
- Kirkland. Sweet Dreams Show. Hurst Gallery. More
- Issaquah. Narcissus in University Place Issaquah Show. MORE
- Vancouver, BC. Moat Gallery Vancouver, BC Smuggling charge holds up art at border! The Moat Art Gallery in downtown Vancouver displayed the award winning collage Kingdom Within as part of the Piece of Mind exposition from May 1 to 15 at the Vancouver Public Library. MORE
|Sketching in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC |
- Kirkland. Tangled Up in Blue: Solo Works of GJ Gillespie, Hurst Library, Northwest University, Kirkland, WA. Enjoy ten collages by the professor and artist from April 23 to July 14, 2015. See works here. Directions.
- Bellevue. Bellevue Arts Museum The jury for the Northwest Collage Society 2015 Spring Exhibit accepted a piece by GJ Gillespie. About
- Shelton. Shelton Arts Commission Accepts "Horse Latitudes" for spring show.
- Kirkland. Horse with No Name, Collages of GJ Gillespie. See artwork here
- Edmonds. Gallery North, Edmonds accepted five paintings by GJ Gillespie for the
annual Small Works juried show. The art was on display from March 1 to April 6,
I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better When You're Gone
by GJ Gillespie. Collage. 22 x 17. 2018.
- Seattle.GJ Gillespie takes the 30 Day Art Challenge TK Gallery in Pioneer Square, December 4, 5 and 6, 2014. See Entries Here
- Kirkland. Riddle: Collages of GJ Gillespie. 8 Works by GJ Gillespie at the Northwest University Hurst Library, Kirkland, WA September 14 to December 10, 2014.
- Kirkland. Parklane Gallery Show. Four works by GJ Gillespie were shown at the Parklane Gallery in Kirkland From September to November 2, 2014. Parklane Gallery 130 Park Ln, Kirkland, WA 98033
- Kirkland. Two works sold at Event to Benefit Syrian Refugees on Nov. 21. Students at Northwest University raised funds for victims of religious persecution in Syria which featured some works by GJ Gillespie. One of the pieces sold, Threshold #3, was recently shown at the Parklane Gallery Show (below). The other work sold was a 10 x 8 inch orange and blue abstract entitled Legacy.
- Shelton. Shelton Art Show. Two GJ Gillespie collages were shown at the
Shelter From the Storm by GJ Gillespie
appeared in 4 shows and two publications.
Shelton (WA) Civic Center for the months of October to December, 2014. "Things We Do for Love" was previously hanging at the Mukilteo Community Center.
- Kirkland. Unmarked Cross Walks: Works of Matthew Whitney and GJ Gillespie. October 6 to November 8, 2014. Northwest University, Health and Science. Free. MORE Unmarked Cross Walks Chat with GJ Gillespie Page
- Tacoma. Space Works Tacoma Show. 17 works of GJ Gillespie shown at the Old Post Office in Tacoma, August 21, 2014.
- Mukilteo. Northwest Collage Society Summer Exhibition, Mukilteo Community Center, July, August, 2014. GJ Gillespie Wins Northwest Collage Society Innovation Award
- Gillespie CENSORED!
- Kirkland. Works of GJ Gillespie.
11 paintings by GJ Gillespie on display at Hurst Gallery in Kirkland, WA 2014.
50 percent off any work for the month of April, 2017.
- Summer and Fall
- Fall and Winter
- Summer 2017
- KIRKLAND ART CENTER THRESHOLD SHOW
- New Works
- Letter to the World
- Man Disguised as Spirit
- Summer in the City
- Waxing and Waning
- Through a Glass Darkly
- Indigenous Inspired
- 30 Day Challenge
- Kent show submission
- Art Books and Sculpture
- Gone Fishing
|Come Now Fair and Tender Ladies by GJ Gillespie. |
Mixed media Collage. 20 x 15. 2015.