Boo!

Seattle’s spookiest neighborhood gears up for Halloween with the October 13 Art Attack, followed by the Great Pumpkin Brew Festival on October 19 & 20, then the Haunted History Tour October 25 – 27. Boo!

Georgetown Art Attack: Celebrating School Spirit on the South Side



September 8th

6 – 9 pm

Did you know Georgetown is home to several schools devoted to the visual and performing arts? It’s true:  The Miller School of Art, Seattle Sculpture Atelier, and Georgetown Atelier for visual arts, The Seattle Drum School for music, and SANCA for trapeze arts… not to mention the many private instructors in the neighborhood (such as Le’Objects for the Home, Sage Artistry, Waxing Impressions, Mary Tudor, Roving Gallery, Georgetown Arts & Cultural Center, Krab Jab Studio, and more).

The Georgetown Art Attack art walk celebrates our neighborhood spirit on Saturday, September 8th from 6 – 9 pm with upbeat art, delish food, and fantastic fun, sure to enrich the soul before you hit the books (or the traffic) the following Monday morning.

Guided Tours Available: In an effort to help navigate Art Attack and facilitate connectivity and collaboration with artists and curators, Amanda Michele Dellinger and James Caudle lead a tour called Heart of the Attack. To sign up or learn more, go to http://www.facebook.com/HeartoftheAttack

Among the Highlights of the Walk:

All City Coffee is pleased to present “Salt”, mixed media collages by Caudled Milk.

American Pie and Bakery is showcasing the vintage vibe photography by Mickey Williams.

Calamity Jane’s presents “Transmutation”- a series of surreal collage work by local artist Melanie Reed.

Equinox Studios has the following studios open: Stacy Rosevear:oil painter. Following a successful solo show of abstract botanical work, Stacy’s new ‘family portrait’ body of work, in-progress, will be on display. John Kirschenbaum:fine woodwork. “Would” work too, he will charge 5 cents to philosophize with you. Check out his latest dramatic diving bookshelves.

Betty Jo Costanzo:oil painter, videographer. Betty Jo will screen her latest videos above her paintings, you can see how they inspire her painting process. Sarah Woodson:potter: Sarah features her charming neighborhood mugs, thrown on the wheel. Each features an iconic image from various Seattle nabes.

M. Anne Sweet:graphic art: Anne displays interesting photo transfer to canvas, alluring and meaningful images about being in a woman’s body, as well as a moving series about the Duwamish.

Syd Shera:ceramic artist: Syd shows big textured urns, large flower platters, and chair designs. She offers free tile painting in the back.

Tamara Clammer:leather mask maker: T’s masks combine fairy-like delicacy and old school goggles; Shakespeare meets Mad Max. Glowing neon wires complete the look, you will find something to express all your personalities.

Steve and Sherry Hussey: steel fabrication/garden gates: Visit Steve’s shop and watch him burn designs through thick plates of steel. Sherry’s designs are lacy and organic. The juxtaposition is luscious and beautiful.

Garth L’Esperance:bike maker and Gizmologist: Need a specialty frame built? Need anything to do with your bike? Come talk shop with Garth and see the staggering variety of designs they pop out at the Wizardry and Gizmology shop.

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery presents Gary Panter’s DAL TOKYO exhibition and book signing.

The Firm hosts “Connected”, new work by Wynne Pei and Laura Wright.

Fonda La Catrina is hosting a show by James C. Bassett: sculptural boxes embedded with organic and geometric forms with the simple elements of stone and wood.

Georgetown Atelier hosts Draw Attack!, a free, fun art jam with a costumed Edwardian Girl. Come draw with us!

The Georgetown Liquor Company is having Dave Ryan’s “low brow” iconic stencil- vinyls on the walls!

Georgetown Trailer Park Mall celebrates the new season with SEPTEMBER SOUK, our middle eastern cum Bollywood themed end of summer sale-a-bration! Marrakech-ian madness abounds with fun and fabulous experiences for the whole family, including: The Sultan’s Harem Photo Booth with Mickey Williams of Mickey Williams Photography, Georgetown Trailer Park Cinema presents Big One Eyed Cat’s BALI-KABOB, Featured Oddities, Curios, Magick and Art in the Quintessence Pop Up Shop!

Souk Sale-a-bration Seasonal Clearance and fine vintage and handmade local goods at Comet Lodge, Mueller’s Mercantile, Clyde & Sons Salvage, Lucky Aces, Bitsy Shop, 
Red Purse, Smok’n Petz, Interstate, Rusted Rocket, Frida and Le Marche Noir, plus much, much more!

Krab Jab Studio is holding over “The Art of Roleplaying Games”, a group show featuring RPG art by fantasy artists such as Todd Lockwood, Melissa A. Benson, Liz Danforth, RK Post, Brian Snoddy, Mark Tedin, Julie Baroh, Heather Hudson, Daniel Gelon, Samuel Araya, Janelle Jaquays, Jeremy Jarvis, Lee Moyer, Aaron McDonnell, Anthony Waters, Michael L. Phillippi, Jeff Menges, as well as collections featuring Jeff Easley, Wayne Reynolds and Brom. Sponsored by Green Ronin Publishing.

Mary Tudor Studio features art with atmospheric, soul calming elemental visuals and Ferrell with visually stunning, spacial and abstract paintings in varying sizes and formats. Music by the incomparable Luscious Leopard Lips, Georgetown atmospheric music DJ with the long known Theremin synthesizer.

The Nautilus Studio is showcasing organic, anatomical, colorful and abstract watercolors by Chandler Woodfin. In the yard will be a presentation of Victorian carnivorous plants in bell jars for sale.

The Nautilus Workshop has its grand opening at the old Rainier Brewery’s Malthouse, studio 101. In-house artists Jethaniel Peterka and Yvette Endrijautzki present their works in the making.

Sage Artistry explores heliographic art through a series of nature inspired, sun-printed tapestries. It’s also a great time to register and explore the many DIY painting and plastering classes!
 
Waxing Impressions has an open studio with encaustic and watercolor painting and clay jewelry by Deborah Stachowic.
 

Show your spirit!

Here’s a sneak peak of the September Art Attack card. The Georgetown cheerleaders are a very enthusiastic bunch, you can usually find them wandering along Airport Way South every second Saturday. The guy with the megaphone is really loud.

Georgetown’s Art Attack: Hot Rod Hearts on Hot Summer Nights



Saturday, August 11th
6 – 9 pm

Rev your engines and cruise the historic Airport Way strip for another fun-packed summer evening in Georgetown, as we celebrate the arts as no other neighborhood can with our Georgetown Art Attack art walk on Saturday, August 11th! So many sights to see this month, so much tantalizing food to eat, so much brew to drink, you’d better simply keep the clutch in first gear, keep the top down, and enjoy the ride.
Guided Tours Available: In an effort to help navigate Art Attack and facilitate connectivity and collaboration with artists and curators, Amanda Michele Dellinger and James Caudle lead a tour called Heart of the Attack. To sign up or learn more, go to http://www.facebook.com/HeartoftheAttack

Among the Highlights:

All City Coffee is pleased to present “Salt”, mixed media collages by Caudled Milk.

A Dog’s Dream will be showcasing the beautiful stained glass flowers by Kyle Shumaker.

Calamity Jane’s features funky poppy and entertaining collage work of  Marty Gordon.

Equinox Studios will have the following studios open: Karl Seng: recycled materials transformed into lamps. Sarah Woodson: wheel thrown pottery, witty mugs. Dan Morgan: woodworking and cabinetry. Betty Jo Costanzo: new work: acrylic painting of video captures of water. Syd Shera: paint your own tile, large ceramic flowers. John Kerschenbaum: woodworking, new work: secret drawer dressers. Gini Lawson: oil painting, new work: “Surf and Sand.” Steve & Sherry Hussey of BSI: fabricating a large metal sculpture during artwalk. Tamara Clammer: leather masks, new masks with EL wires and goggles.

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery hosts “Game Over”, a show of failed video games based on popular alternative comic books.

The Firm hosts “Connected”, new work by Wynne Pei and Laura Wright.

Fonda La Catrina is featuring the work of Steve Roumas.

Georgetown Atelier hosts Draw Attack!, a free, fun art jam with a costumed Neo-Victorian Lady Adventurer. Come draw with us!

Georgetown Liquor Company features Intaglios and prints by Richard Olmsted and Inga Scheibel.

Georgetown Trailer Park Mall Garden Party at the Georgetown Trailer Park Mall! Seattle’s only Trailer Park Market, featuring local art, vintage finds and live music!

Hallava Falafel features work from Alix, with CapsNscraps: jewelry and more made from recycled bottle caps.

Krab Jab Studio presents “The Art of Roleplaying Games”, a group show featuring RPG art by fantasy artists such as Todd Lockwood, Melissa A. Benson, Liz Danforth, RK Post, Brian Snoddy, Mark Tedin, Julie Baroh, Rob Alexander, Heather Hudson, Daniel Gelon, Samuel Araya, Janelle Jaquays, Jeremy Jarvis, Lee Moyer, Aaron McDonnell, Anthony Waters, Michael L. Phillippi, Jeff Menges, as well as collections featuring Jeff Easley, Wayne Reynolds and Brom. Sponsored by Green Ronin Publishing.

Laurelhurst Cellars, located off Airport Way S on 5608 7th S, will be open for wine tasting.

Le’ Objects for the Home will be hosting artist Camille Shumann, an upcoming local artist showing her mixed media collection for the very first time.

Mary Tudor Studio hosts tranquil, spacial and atmospheric oil and acrylic paintings in bright colorations.

The Nautilus Studio presents the newest work of Yvette Endrijautzki and visceral, industrial work by DEBO.

Sage Artistry will be launching a series of DIY art classes, so come experiment!

The Seattle Sculpture Atelier will be having an Open House. Please stop by to meet the instructors, as well as view sculpture and drawing from the Atelier!

Waxing Impressions has an open studio with encaustic and watercolor painting and clay jewelry by Deborah Stachowic.
 

Krab Jab Studio: The Art of Roleplaying Games

One-of-a-Kind Group Art Show Rekindles the Geek in Us, August 11 – Sept 6, 2012

Presented by Green Ronin Publishing, Krab Jab Studio hosts the one-of-a-kind group art show entitled “The Art of Roleplaying Games” which features original art used in roleplaying games (RPGs such as Dungeons & Dragons, Ars Magica, Dragon Age, and Middle Earth), spanning over 30 years. Nearly 100 pieces of illustration will grace the walls of this working studio/gallery, located in the heart of the Georgetown neighborhood.
 
Show Highlights:
Artists Represented: Julie Baroh, Mark Tedin, Anthony Waters, Brian Snoddy, Heather Hudson, Randy Gallegos, Jeff A. Menges, Lee Moyer, Rob Alexander, Samuel Araya, Michael L. Phillipi, RK Post, Mark Smylie, Sara Otterstätter, Liz Danforth, Todd Lockwood, Raven Mimura, Jeremy Corff, Melissa  A. Benson, Drew Tucker, Jeremy Jarvis, Aaron McConnell, plus private art collections including work by Brom, Jeff Easley, and more.
 
Show Opening/Reception, August 11th, 6 – 9 pm: Show reception open to the public. Refreshments provided.
 
Meet the Artist Mixer, August 30th, 8 pm – midnight: Local RPG artists will be on hand as we celebrate roleplaying game art and its impression in the game industry. Open to the public with refreshments provided.
 
About Krab Jab Studio: Located in the historic neighborhood of Georgetown, Krab Jab Studio is the working studio of artists Julie Baroh, Mark Tedin, Milo Duke, and writer Chris Pramas. With a monthly rotating guest artist gallery, Krab Jab Studio is open to the public every Second Saturday during the Georgetown Art Attack art walk, and is open each week Tuesday – Thursday from 2 – 5pm.

Krab Jab Studio
5628 Airport Way South, Ste 246
Seattle, WA  98108
www.krabjabstudio.com
www.facebook.com/krabjabstudio
Twitter @krabjabstudio

Gears to Go!

Here’s a sneak peak of the August Art Attack card. The hot rod theme is a subtle nod to the other big Georgetown event in August, the “Hot August Nights” extravaganza on August 17th and 18th.

Hard Nail Boot, Kissing Potion, and a bevy of burlesque dancers perform at The Mix on Friday. The Trailer Park show on Saturday features Performances by the F-Holes and Dead Man, along with go go girls, hot rods, concessions, and a drive-in movie!

Couple of snap shots from the July Art Attack

“Connected”. New work by Wynne Pei and Laura Wright at the Firm.

“Based on exploring the connection between each other’s art practice, Laura Wright ‘s work with electronics and Wynne Pei’s inspiration from the history of artistic collaborations cited in “I Send You This Cadmium Red” by John Berger and John Christie.”

Exhibition runs July 14 to September 1.


“The Massive World Of Mini Comics”
at the Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery. A showcase of art created by young students who attended a 826 workshop taught by Seattle cartoonists Max Clotfelter, Ben Horak and Tim Miller, brought together by Fantagraphics and Alex Bleecker.

 
A brand new view of the brewery from the north side of the new Georgetown Arts & Cultural Center location. The Art Center has moved to its new home, the historic 1904 Fred Marino/Star Brass building. At 5809 Airport Way S, above The Firm gallery.

if you are interested in a studio or just want to know more, drop a line at georgetownartcenter@gmail.com or call (206) 851-1538