Georgetown Art Attack! Saturday, October 10, 6:00-9:00pm

Art, Live Music, Food and Spirits

The Georgetown Ministry of Culture presents an autumn Art Attack you won’t want to miss with milestone celebrations, new galleries and one of a kind live performances! 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)

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery  Warren Bernard presents Cartoons for Victory with an exhibition from his fascinating archive of World War II home front ephemera, a slide talk, reception and book signing.
  • All City Coffee exhibit of  Production, new oil and wax on wood works by artist, Wynne Pei will be showing thru the month of October.
  • The Alice Gallery  presents JUGS, the work of five artists who have interpreted the jug form, particularly what’s known as the ugly jug or face jug. Curated by artist Nicholas Nyland, the works in the exhibition share a common sense of playful dialog with historical art and craft traditions. Featured artists include Jeffry Mitchell, Saya Moriyasu, Rebecca Morgan, Brian Murphy, Nicholas Nyland. Open during Art Attack – October 10, 2015, running thru October 17, 2015
  • Krab Jab Studios presents The Three Impostors: Bastien Lecouffe Deharme, Marcela Bolivar, and Samuel Araya. Three illustrators from France, Argentina, Paraguay, descend upon Seattle in our most exciting autumnal show yet! Dark and sensual, the imagery draws the viewer into a complex world of deception and mystery, deeply etched in literary symbolism. Artist Talk @ 7:30 pm with Bastien and Samuel. Warning: mature content, not appropriate for children under 17.
  • studio e In partnership with Cullom Gallery, “Littoral” presents ink and brush drawings by Seattle artist Juliet Shen. Meaning “situated or growing on the shore,” “Littoral” originates from explorations of tidal flats, rivers and wetlands of the Pacific Northwest, informed by Shen’s innate sense of active and open spaces developed during her career as a type designer, and her affinity for Chinese brush painting.
  • Machine House Brewery  is showing Women in Trades, Bettina Hansen and Susan Kelleher / The Seattle Times. Ironworker, Meat cutter and Journeyman Lineman. This project celebrates the hard-working women of Washington in the skilled trades, blazing their own trails in careers that were once only reserved for men. Black and white 4×5 portraits will be displayed alongside the stories of the women who are featured in the work.
  • Eight and Sand Birds and Beasties, Jasmine Becket-Griffith solo show. This exhibit will consist of all new paintings – surreal, fantastical, historical, themed around the world of birds, beautiful animals and Jasmine’s female figurative characters. Jasmine is flying in from Florida to be here for the evening to meet everyone and do signings.
  • Spectrum House Salon & Photography  presents “Two Thangs”. Matthew Brennan IV creates pop art customized to the patron. Using two pieces of popular culture picked from a buyer’s head, he crafts bright and colorful images creating a modern portrait of the person’s interests. On exhibit will be a series of acrylic paintings mashing up ideas such as Miley Cyrus/Lil Bub, Scarface/ Beignets and Biggie Smalls/Camping.
  • Mary Tudor and Ferrell  Mary Tudor, art with timeless, iconic, images verging on being meditative objects and Ferrell, art with spacial and abstract imaging. Music by Luscious Leopard Lips, the Georgetown atmospheric music DJ with a Theremin synthesize.
  • Praxis Arts  featured artist is Phil Jensen. He will be showing alongside Praxis resident artists. Phil is a teaching artist who works across a wide variety of subjects. He looks to simplify elements of his work and find the story within. His obsession is in the phenomenon where, at the event horizon of the canvas, the paint is no longer paint but a different reality.
  • Equinox Studios  is growing arts community in West Georgetown, home to 65+ artists working in a staggering array of mediums, including blacksmithing, welding, woodworking, cycle fabrication, sculpture, painting, film, glass, ceramics, photography, performance art and more! Hop on the free Art Ride shuttle and join us for live demonstrations, open studios, bonfires, and the Wanderlust Art and Fashion Market featuring many talented guest artists and local vendors.
  • the hammie salon presents a group photography exhibit featuring Brenda J. Peterson, Paul Gibson and Kristel Gibson. Sleepless in the City – Brenda J Pederson captures scenes between sunset and sunrise, when the line between casual observer and voyeur blurs. She Saw, He Saw – Paul Gibson snaps scenes until he captures what’s in his mind’s eye. Kristel Gibson opts for shots that show people’s emotional connections to others and places. This exhibit juxtaposes photos of their individual observations of places in time.
  • NuPasa Gallery Come help celebrate the 5 year anniversary of NuPasa Gallery, featuring artist, Tina Routt. NuPasa Gallery has been an incubator gallery supporting local artist by hosting first shows & inspiring so many great people to be creative and follow their passion.
  • Georgetown Trailer Park Mall  and B & C Blackout Factory Present: Gorehound! An evening of Cramps inspired Variety. Starring: Caitlyn of the North, Deco, Freckles Riverside & Miss Anita Godmann, with go-go dancers, Elaine Yes, The Empire Follies & Miss.
  • Mainframe Shop This October we’re celebrating our first year in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle. It’s been a great year for us as a regular fixture of the Georgetown Art Walk, a portfolio of unique custom framing and woodworking projects, and an expanding selection of finishes and services for custom framing and fine art display. Join us Friday, October 9th from 6pm – 9pm with a special reception and preview of our next exhibit featuring new works by Dave Phillips.

 

Images below beginning from top left going clockwise:
Marcela Bolivar@ Krab Jab Studios, Nicholas Nyland@ The Alice Gallery,  Juliet Shen@ studio e, Leif Holland@ Guest Shed Gallery, Phil Jensen@ Praxis Arts, Jasmine Becket-Griffith@ Eight & Sand Gallery, Mainframe Shop, Wynne Pei@ All City Coffee, Warren Bernard@ Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery, NuPasa Gallery, Matthew Brennan IV@ Spectrum House Salon & Photography,  Women In Trades@ Machine House Brewery, Group exhibit@ the hammie salon

Kalena Firstrider is an ironworker. Photographed June 23, 2015 for the Women in the Trades portrait series on a 4×5 camera with black and white film.

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Georgetown Art Attack! Saturday, September 12 6:00 – 9:00pm

Art, Live Music, Food and Spirits

Join us rain or shine as we enter a new season with new galleries and one of a kind events in Seattle’s oldest neighborhood! 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)

                       

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery presents an exhibition of original art from the latest volume of Gina Siciliano‘s epic graphic biography I Know What I Am: The True Story of Artemisia Gentileschi.
  • All City Coffee is exhibiting Production, new oil and wax on wood works by artist, Wynne Pei
  • Oxbow open for Art Attack and gallery hours, don’t miss your last chance to experience Alex Lockwood’s Shake. Interactive sculpture made from consumer waste! Shotgun shell tapestries, wearable heads/masks and shakers and more!
  • The Alice Gallery  presents JUGS, the work of five artists who have interpreted the jug form, particularly what’s known as the ugly jug or face jug. Curated by artist Nicholas Nyland, the works in the exhibition share a common sense of playful dialog with historical art and craft traditions. Featured artists include Jeffry Mitchell, Saya Moriyasu, Rebecca Morgan, Brian Murphy, Nicholas Nyland. Opens on Art Attack September 12, 2015, running thru October 17, 2015
  • Interstitial  is exhibiting artist, Patryk Stasieczek’s  process of deconstructed photographs, transforming the gallery into an immersive light based experience, September 12th – October 4th. Patryk Stasieczek  is a visual artist living in Vancouver, BC. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography and philosophy from Concordia University in Montréal, QC as well as a Master of Applied Arts from Emily Carr University of Art + Design where he investigated the ontological relationships between photographic acts, objects and experiences and is currently a sessional instructor. He is the active director and co-curator of Gallery 295, a young gallery located in the heart of Vancouver’s art district that focuses on emerging contemporary photographic practices and dialogues. He also works as a photographic lab technician at The Lab.
  • Krab Jab Studios is exhibiting Randy Gallegos: Level Up! Game illustrator and imaginary realist Randy Gallegos has put together a show that explores his lifetime relationship to the game industry, from playing his very first home video game console as a child to his professional career as a successful game illustrator for Wizards of the Coast/Hasbro, Topps, White Wolf and more.
  • studio e presents ‘Hinterland’, new work by Northwest artist, Brian Cypher. In his first one-person show in Seattle since 2013’s ‘Future Forage’ at LxWxH Gallery, the new work features paint drawings made with oil sticks, drywall mud and brown builder paper. Utilizing the construction leftovers of building a new studio, Cypher found potential in the Twombly-esque paper scraps. What results is an intersection of found material, Ab-Ex scrawlings, uncharted landscapes and an abstraction of references.
  • Machine House Brewery  is showing Women in Trades, Bettina Hansen and Susan Kelleher / The Seattle Times. Ironworker. Meatcutter. Journeyman Lineman. For Labor Day this project celebrates the hard-working women of Washington in the skilled trades, blazing their own trails in careers that were once only reserved for men. Black and white 4×5 portraits will be displayed alongside the stories of the women who are featured in the work.
  • Guest Shed Gallery presents Pam Keely, “How Can I Help You”. Open for Art Attack and happily by appointment!
  • Eight and Sand is hosting a group show, Lifeblood, literally the blood which flows through our veins. Lifeblood can be many things, family, love, coffee, art, music. In this group show, the artists exhibit what lifeblood means to them.
  • Spectrum House Salon & Photography  presents “Two Thangs”. Matthew Brennan IV creates pop art customized to the patron. Using two pieces of popular culture picked from a buyer’s head, he crafts bright and colorful images creating a modern portrait of the person’s interests. On exhibit will be a series of acrylic paintings mashing up ideas such as Miley Cyrus/Lil Bub, Scarface/ Beignets and Biggie Smalls/Camping.
  • Mary Tudor and Ferrell  Mary Tudor, art with timeless, iconic, images verging on being meditative objects and Ferrell, art with spacial and abstract imaging. Music by Luscious Leopard Lips, the Georgetown atmospheric music DJ with a Theremin synthesize.
  • Praxis Arts Grand opening and Art Collision exhibit reveal. Art Collision is part group art show, part social experiment. In the spring of 2105, 12 artists and makers, mostly strangers, working in a wide variety of mediums dropped their names into a hat. The names were drawn in pairs and 6 teams were formed with the goal to each create a collaborative art piece.  The finished artwork is only half of the story, so we’ll be asking a special guest to join us to share the finer details during Art Attack, 6-9pm.
  • Equinox Studios  is growing arts community in West Georgetown, home to 65+ artists working in a staggering array of mediums, including blacksmithing, welding, woodworking, cycle fabrication, sculpture, painting, film, glass, ceramics, photography, performance art and more! Hop on the free Art Ride shuttle and join us for live demonstrations, open studios, bonfires, and the Wanderlust Art and Fashion Market featuring many talented guest artists and local vendors.

Images below beginning from top left going clockwise:
Patrick Stasieczek@ Interstitial, Saya Moriyasu@ The Alice Gallery, Gina Siciliano@ Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery, Women in Trades@ Machine Brewery, Wynne Pei@ All City Coffee, Bryan Cypher@ studio e, Equinox Studios,  Matthew Brennan IV@ Spectrum House Salon & Photography,  Alex Lockwood@ Ox Bow, Praxis Arts, Alexandria Sandlin@ Eight and Sand, Pam Keely@ Guest Shed Gallery, Mary Tudor@ Mary Tudor & Ferrell, Van Haven@ 12th Ave S, Randy Gallegos@ Krab Jab Studios

Kalena Firstrider is an ironworker. Photographed June 23, 2015 for the Women in the Trades portrait series on a 4×5 camera with black and white film.

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