Start your New Year off in Georgetown as we usher in 2018 with a dazzling array of contemporary visual and performing arts throughout the historic industrial arts district. Jump aboard the FREE Art Ride to check out our west end locations such as studio e, and Equinox Studios!
Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery presents “Now”, and exhibition featuring images by a dozen emerging and established artists in the new comix anthology of the same name from Fantagraphics Books. Associate publisher Eric Reynolds will discuss his editorial process at 7:00 PM on January 13.
All City Coffee Stay Sweet & Ride High! New Work by Devi Ann Pellerin. Woodcut wall hangings, ceramic pots, prints, and custom painted motorcycle helmets. This show is pure fun and inspired by all my favorite things: Lowbrow, cartoons, 70’s illustration, vintage motorcycles and a good time!, vintage motorcycles and a good time!
Rainier Glass Studio Become part of the glass art experience, browse the gallery of NW artists unique blown glass art and stay for live demonstrations at 7pm during Art Attack.
Bridge Productions Bringing in the new year, Bridge Productions is very excited to host this intimate group show, Somewhere Nearby, curated by Sue Danielson; and to welcome New York artists Catherine Haggarty, Julie Torres, Matthew Neil Gehring, Paolo Arao, Minku Kim, and Sarah Trigg to Seattle. This tender bridge connecting the edges of place is an attempt to further the connection between our cities and our coasts through the alignment of art and practice. Opening reception 13 January 6-9PM.
The Alice Gallery presents BODYWARP, a solo exhibition by Indira Allegra. Warp is the vertical thread held under tension on a loom, making the act of weaving possible. BODYWARP, is an exhibition exploring weaving as performance requiring a unique receptivity to tensions extant in political and emotional spaces. Like the accumulation of memory in cloth, in BODYWARP, looms and other tools of the weaver’s craft become organs of memory, pulling the artist’s body into an intimate choreography between maker, tool and the narrative of a place. Performance and conversation open to the public Friday January 12.
Oxbow Seattle-based artist, Barbara Robertson has created a site-specific installation, titled “Architectonic,” composed of three projected animations which use the expansive Oxbow space as an integral part of the image. This project is an on-going work in progress, and Ms. Robertson will continue to add new elements to the installation through the end of the exhibition.
Prairie Underground presents Everyday Possibilities of Feeling Like A Totally Different Person by Dakota Gearhart. A series of new videos incorporating collage, performance, and sound that take inspiration from popular make-up tutorial videos, but turn them into surrealist narratives of face shapeshifting. An ode to femme culture, as well as, a look into identity, gender, and costuming, the videos playful speak to the presentation of self and the many forms we can inhabit simultaneously.
Machine House Brewery is showing understated pop culture references and infectious jokes through illustrations, paintings and mixed media pieces by Nicolas Anderson. Open during Art Attack,simultaneously hosting “Be Loud” a bingo fundraiser for King County Sexual Assault Resource Center. Open to the public with no cover charge.
Illumination Studio# 305 presents Rostad and Ferrell. presenting Rostad, Dari Stolzoff and Ferrell. Rostad, explores the inner beauty of our neurological system through vibrant color and Ferrell explores spatial and color field through abstraction. Also Dari Stolzoff as abstract expression in in bright color and light. Music by “DJ” Luscious Leopard Lips, who brings background music with a Theremin synthesizer and keyboards. With new work up, you’ll be glad you came by.
The Conservatory will be hosting Jewelry and Fashion Artists with pop-ups this January’s Art Attack. FIVE distinct artists showcasing their fashion accessory and jewelry creations!
studio e rot: Brian A. Beck. Beck’s latest work questions the stability of a single meaning conventionally granted to a familiar object. Departing from what appear to be wooden children’s toys, the art pieces are composed from carefully handcrafted and tenuously related elements, abstracted to their basic shapes and color. Beck’s category-defying display of three-dimensional collages mounted on white walls breaks the boundaries between daily objects, sculpture, painting, and conceptual art. Open Friday & Saturday from 1-6pm and always during GEORGETOWN ART ATTACK
Equinox Studios is a growing arts community in West Georgetown, home to over 100 artists working in an inspiring array of mediums, including dance, blacksmithing, welding, woodworking, cycle fabrication, sculpture, painting, film, glass and art performances monthly.