Art, Live Music, Food and Spirits
Georgetown Art Attack features industrial, contemporary visual and performing arts/artists at over 40 locations!!! Jump aboard the FREE Art Ride to check out our west end locations such as Equinox Studios, studio e and SANCA (see our map for Art Ride bus stops).
Don’t let the construction April Fool’s you. All the galleries, studios and business are open! Fun for the kids and kids at heart: Prize eggs hidden throughout courtesy of our own peculiar Easter Bunny’s annual celebration of Seattle’s oldest neighborhood favorite past time, Art Attack!
- All City Coffee presents Baja – Plan B, a collection of 35 mm photographs of Justin W. Coffey. WESTx1000 was conceived in a coin-op laundry room in the Los Feliz neighborhood of LA. What started as an excuse to ride dirt bikes in Baja, has become a portal into the lives of two overzealous individuals, love drunk and eager for their next (motorcycle?) adventure. Whether they’re documenting the infamous Baja 1000 off-road race, exploring the backroads of the Pacific Northwest, investigating Japan’s eclectic motorcycle culture, or riding their dual-sports from Barstow to Las Vegas, the idea stays the same…
- The Alice is proud to present Wrappings, a group show, opening March 28th, featuring Colleen Hayward, Justyn Hegreberg and Saya Moriyasu. Colleen Hayward’s painted paper objects, inspired by rocks in Wyoming are wrapped around a rattley core have a contradictory presence, fragile,strong, brittle and moist. Justyn Hegreberg’s painting collages riff off of a painting format but give the viewer actual layers to negotiate via wrappings of various materials including nylon, metal leaf and fragments of photographs sometimes with a meta-wrapping of simple, drugstore frame added.Saya Moriyasu’s newest artistic endeavor,courtesy Gail Gibson Gallery, offers a wrapping/adornment for your body with intricately beaded and woven necklaces that play at the edge of various cultures, past and contemporary. Opening reception March 28th, 6-8pm, shows through May 2nd.
- Interstitial is exhibiting new video and print work, Wish You Were Her, artist Hannah Patterson investigates commercial aesthetics. Glitter covered body parts, bright colored palettes, magazine prints, and an immersive video installation all lead to our cultural obsession with commercialism.
- Eight and Sand features Transverto, new works by two of Seattle’s hardest working women artists, Rhodora Jacob and Krissy Downing. Rhodora Jacob creates organic illustrations using mediums including ink, acrylic and gouache. Krissy Downing works in oil and acrylic to bring her stream of consciousness to life in surreal paintings.
- Equinox Studios encompasses over 50 Magnificent Makers working in blacksmithing and metal sculpture, glass, and every other imaginable medium. Studios open during Art Attack include: Syd Shera ceramics, Rick Crelia blacksmith, John Kirschenbaum wood, M Anne Sweet graphic design, Robin Force Counts jewelry,Tamara Clammer masks,Tabasco Mills blacksmith, Alair Wells blacksmith, Lx Miller video, Claire Putney drawing, Nicole Kistler sculpture, Sophia Wheelwright mesh.
- Fantagraphics Bookstore and Gallery Bill Schelly presents Harvey Kurtzman: The Man Who Created Mad, an interpretive exhibition and slide talk.
- Georgetown Arts & Cultural Center hosts Ed Lebel. Trained in the classical style of French Atelier, Ed Lebel’s oil paintings and drawings use a playful narrative engage with the viewer. Artist talk 6-9pm during Art Attack. All Artists studios will be open, family friendly and free.
- Georgetown Trailer Park Mall will be showcasing Prat Attack and guests TBA for Band Night. Prat Attack is the brainchild of indie rock, garage and punk influence 5 piece band. Please join the Trailer Park Mall’s seven specialized businesses for another late night of musical genius and general merriment
- Krab Jab Studios is featuring Marriage is a Work of Art. Seven married couples exhibit photography, sculpture, painting and perfumes, side by side; answering the question for once and all,Can two artists live and work in harmony? Omar Rayyan, Sheila Rayyan, Emily Fiegenschuh,Vinod Rams, Justin Gerard, Annie Stegg-Gerard, Greg Spalenka, Roxanna Spalenka, Mark Winters, Sara Winters, Norman Taber, Tory Taber, Brian Froud and Wendy Froud.
- Mainframe presents Kent Anderson Butler, Sacred encounters: Absent Portraits. LA based artist, Kent Anderson Butler’s exhibit is a new series of images documenting a small community in post-industrial Georgia. Kent has exhibited from LA to NY and internationally including Florence, Italy and the Netherlands. Opening Saturday April 11th and continues through May 9th.
- Machine House Brewery Closing party and print sale of “Call it in the air” works by David Teichner. A series of paintings where gravity takes control and falling paint splatters shape human form and expression. David Teichner’s art can be found in galleries and on the streets globally. Originally from LA, David has been calling Seattle home for the last five years.
- The Mix showcases the musical talents of students from Georgetown’s own Seattle Drum School every month. All ages from 6-8pm.
- NuPasa is hosting the release par-tay of Workbot #3, a full sized comic book of recent single panel cartoons by John Ohannesian.The comic book and the original art will be available.The giant Workbot model will be on display as well as paintings, drawings and an extremely long-form slow expressive modern dance of anguish by the fat old artist.
- Runway Cafe will be showing a series of paintings of Tami Donnelly, Creatures Great & Small. Self taught,Tami explores different techniques that convey her love of the natural world and the animals that dwell in it.
- Spectrum House Salon & Photography is hosting Mariel Andrade. A showcase of a variety of paintings and hand-painted garments, grouped into mini-sets of inspirations such as David Lynch, Twin Peaks, music, oddities and nostalgia of forgotten eras.
- studio e presents Souvenir featuring Sallyann Corn, Joe Kent and Gabriel Stromberg. This series of 2D and 3D designs, products and experiences, explores the beauty of escapism and longing for a sense of elsewhere in moments, memories and mementos.Souvenir celebrates vacation as a state of mind; warm, tropical, breezy in blissful away from home carefree moments.
- Georgetown Music Store brings you Acoustic Armageddon #11. Curated by TBSA, featuring talented Pacific Northwest acoustic musicians; Patrick Galactic, Hell Mary, Andrew Norsworthy, Dusty Ross and Leif Hinkle.
Images below beginning from top left going clockwise:
Hannah Patterson@ Interstitial, Group show@ studio e, Kent Anderson Butler@ Mainframe, Tami Donnelly@ the Runway Cafe, Rhodora Jacob & Krissy Downing@ Eight and Sand, Saya Moriyasu, Colleen Hayward and Justyn Hegreberg @ The Alice, Vinod Rams & Emliy Fiegenschuch@ Krab Jab Studios, Acoustic Armageddon@ Geogetown Music Store, Harvey Kurtzman@ Fantagraphics, John Ohannesian@ Nupasa, Justin W. Coffey@ All City Coffee, Prat Attack@ the Trailer Park Mall, Downing Pottery@ Equinox Studios, Ed Lebel@ Georgetown Arts & Cultural Center, Mariel Andrade@ Spectrum House Salon & Photography, David Teichner@ Machine House Brewery
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