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).
Come celebrate Mother’s Day Eve in style in Seattle’s oldest neighborhood! Art for every palette, chocolates, libations and dining for every taste. Your Mom would approve.
- All City Coffee presents Seattle photographer Niffer Calderwood. Known for her photographs of musicians on stage and off, a stroll through Ms. Calderwood’s portfolio will remind you of the blood pumping euphoria of live music and loud guitars. Niffer’s aesthetic has the high low grit that personifies many of Seattle’s greatest music and art superstars. Like a perfectly dressed vixen flipping you the middle finger, Calderwood captures the razor edge beauty of music in action.
- The Alice hosts their third exhibition, Made Personal, guest curated by Serrah Russell, featuring new works by Serrah Russell, Joe Rudko and Colleen RJC Bratton. Drawn together by their formal composition, minimalist aesthetic, and shared interest in working with found materials that reference a past history, including photo collage, sculpture, fiber arts, and a collaborative publication. The artists will continue studying how gestures of collage can frame common materials as personal and significant. The works will be installed alongside objects (plants, rocks, domestic and architectural symbols) from the artist’s own lives to form pairings and associations that question an understanding of the object and image. Opening reception May 9, 6-9pm.
- Interstitial YOU WILL BE RARE is a solo exhibit masquerading as a showroom for UK artist, Jamie Moakes’ now-famed collections of Ram Man action figures. In a contemporary economic experiment, Moakes’ develops a highly competitive online market for Ram Man action figures that transforms a plastic toy into valuable currency. May 9 – June 7, 2015
- Eight and Sand features I Want To Believe This group show is all things on the fringe of reality. Cryptozoology, aliens, metaphysical beings, lizard politicians wearing human suits from another dimension, secret societies. You name it that’s what its all about. Local and national artists will be featured.
- Equinox Studios encompasses over 50 Artists working in blacksmithing and metal sculpture, glass and every imaginable medium. Open studios include M Anne Sweet: digital/mixed media, Karl Seng: upcycled lamps, Alair Wells:blacksmith, Tamara Clammer: leather hats and masks, Downing Pottery: neighborhood mugs, Stacy Rosevear: oil painting, Claire Putney: alternative drawing, Tabasco Mills: blacksmith, Betty Jo Costanzo: oil painting, Syd Shera: ceramic art, Kirsten Mohan: upcycled fashion.
- Fantagraphics Bookstore and Gallery Josh Simmons presents Black River Art exhibition, short film screening, and book signing. Exhibition continues through June 10, 2015.
- Georgetown Arts & Cultural Center Come get your art on in our beautiful vintage building, wind your way in and out of artist studios featuring works by Forrest Olson (esoteric paintings and multi- media), Sofia Tveter (photography), Paul Konzen (classical city scapes), Amy Sharp (geometric and methodical sculpture / installations) ,Grace Lothrup (nature inspired and erotic jewelry), Angielena Chamberlain (painting and playful wood block), Liz Ophoven (energy work and revitalization), K yacks (creative seamstress / painter), Matthew Potter (abstract painting/ figurative/multi media), Colin Curry (painting / multi media) and new artists studios all open for your artful enjoyment. Family friendly space.
- Georgetown Trailer Park Mall hosts the Trailer Park Mall Hootenanny with Dave Harmonson and The Picking Crew. Put on your best country get-up, grab your friends and family and come on down for some heal stompin’, boot kickin’ fun! The Georgetown Trailer Park Mall features a grand array of art, collectables and hand-made goods from storefronts: Seek and Restore, Urban Treasury, Joy Brownies, Rio’s Lodestar Marine Consignment, The Royal Mansion Gallery and introducing Vardo ~ Oddities & collectables. Storefronts open at 2pm. The picking starts at 7pm. All ages. Free!
- Krab Jab Studios presents Lennon: An Exhibit Celebrating the Music of John Lennon, featuring Tim Bruckner, Alfred Paredes, James Shoop, Dan Chudzinski, Kristin Poole, Colin Poole, Conny Valentina, Michael Defeo and May Pang. Opening May 9th, 6-9pm. Eight artists from the toy and entertainment industry picked their favorite music as inspiration in their sculptural and illustrational work. Photographer May Pang will also exhibit nine photographs of her time with John in the 1970s, to round off this wonderful, wistful and humorous show. Opening May 9th, 6-9pm. Tim Bruckner and May Pang will be attending and speaking during the Artist Talk at 7:30 pm.
- Mainframe hosts JAM: Jeff Ribaudo, Amy Maloof, Matt Heizman. A collaboration of LA based artists looking for new visual ironies through a broad range of media. Jeff reworks collage elements into minimal non sequiturs, Amy plays on curiosity and humor through a mix of classical and surrealist projection, Matt knows how to paint. Show opens May 9th and continues through June 6th.
- Machine House Brewery Seattle artist Ingrid Lahti will present a collection of work she has titled “Lichens: the epiphytes among us.” Her description of this collection follows: Lichens: the epiphytes among us is based on my investigation of lichens, which are the epiphytes of the temperate Pacific Northwest. In this exhibition I develop a metaphorical narrative of biological interconnectivity to remind viewers of our deep roots in the natural world. I employ bits and pieces of ordinary, non-hierarchical, materials that cling to walls and objects, like lichens do.
- The Mix showcases the musical talents of students from Georgetown’s own Seattle Drum School every month. All ages from 6-8pm.
- NuPasa by popular demand has held over Workbot #3, a full sized comic book of recent single panel cartoons by artist, 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 another extremely long-form slow expressive modern dance of anguish by the fat old artist.
- Runway Cafe is 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 hosts a photographic journey by Willow of Creatrix Headdresses & McCade Dolan of Cadeography. Willow creates one of a kind headdresses in Seattle. Using found, vintage, upcycled, new and salvaged materials, including bones, feathers, furs, crystals and whatever speaks to her. This collaboration is a showcase of hers & McCade’s combined, inspired ideas coming together to create a visual celebration of powerful self expression and radiant beauty.
- Zippy’s presents Fireball, Creatures of Imagination and Nightmares. Surrealism, abstract expressionism, contemporary and something in between it all.
- Georgetown Liquor Company will be featuring Evan Amarante Soares and NiNABRiC. Seattle artist, Evan Amarante Soares is exhibiting his latest poster series, Prophecy of the Goldfinch, an experiment in illustrative storytelling that draws subject matter from an imagined mythology of his own creation and the incomplete odyssey of an unnamed goldfinch-like creature. NiNABRiC from Ljubliana, Slovenia, self titled exhibit is of the most colorful creatures far and wide.
- The studio of Karen Dedrickson and Moo-Young Observe and Learn. Studio 236 invites you to observe artists create leather accessories, jewelry and sumi-e paintings. Artists Karen Dedrickson and Francine Moo-Young will open their studio from 2 pm – 9 pm.
- The Bakeree is hosting a fundraiser featuring Dani Davis-Robeson. Seattle artist, Dani Davis-Robeson has created a collection to describe living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, open a discussion on how cannabis helps with EDS, and fund a newly-opened EDS Treatment Center. The public will get a chance to hear Davis-Robeson’s personal story of her journey with EDS, as well as have an opportunity to donate money to help fund a new research and treatment center. The state advocate for Americans for Safe Access (ASA), Kari Boiter, will be speaking at the engagement and Sarah Suchower will be providing entertainment on violin. Artists reception May 9, 2015 from 6-9pm. Davis-Robeson’s art will be on exhibit thru May.
Images below beginning from top left going clockwise:
Conny Valentina, May Pang & Alfred Paredes@ Krab Jab, Fireball@ Zippy’s, Josh Simmons@ Fantagraphics, Niffer Calderwood@ All City Coffee, NiNABRic & Evan Amarante Soares at Georgetown Iquor Company, Ingrid Lahti@ Machine House, Jamie Moakes@ Interstitial, Alexandria Sandlin@ Eight and Sand, JAM@ Mainframe,Francine Moo-Young at Studio 236, Dave Harmonson and the Picking Crew @ Georgetown Trailer Park Mall, Colin Curry at Georgetown Arts & Cultural Center,Willow at Spectrum House Salon & Photography, Tami Donnelly@ Runway Cafe, John Ohannesian@ Nupasa Gallery
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