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
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 or call (206) 851-1538

Georgetown’s Art Attack: Hat n Boots-stompin’ Garden Party!

Summer Starts Here,
Saturday, July 14, 6 – 9 pm

  Summer eluded Seattle for June, but before you pack your bags and head to warmer climates, the Georgetown neighborhood has been cooking up a fabulous Garden Walk on July 8th, followed by our infamous monthly Art Attack Art Walk on July 14th!

  Your eyes will be dazzled by the display of local color and your palates moved by our famous food fare – Georgetown knows how to warm things up just the way you like!

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

Among the Highlights:

All City Coffee is proud to present “Objectified”, a collection of photographic studies by realist painter Michael Lorifice and photographers Liz Thomson Ophoven and Amanda Michele Dellinger.

American Pie features Robert Lane’s abstract paintings.

Calamity Jane’s features illustrations and prints by Jameson Hubbard and Mirka Hokkanen.

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery presents “The Massive World Of Mini Comics”. 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.

Fonda La Catrina features Javier S. Ortega’s wonderful surreal portraits of outlaws, lovers and freaks.

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

Georgetown Arts & Cultural Center  The Art Center has moved to its new location, 5809 Airport Way S above The Firm gallery. We will be giving tours from 6-9 pm and a few of the new artists will be present to have their new studios open to the public.

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

Georgetown Liquor Company presents ”Whiskey and Watercolor”, illustrations by Levi Hastings.

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 will be featuring ceramic artist Eric Newman.

Krab Jab Studio is hosting a Fire Sale! Resident artists Milo Duke, Julie Baroh and Mark Tedin on display, also featuring paintings of Kyle Abernethy.

Le’ Objects for the Home hosts guest artist Angelina Tolentino, featuring her series of vintage 20th century burlesque female performers, whose environment is the underwater world.

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

Miller School of Art is having a student art show.

NUPASA features guest artist Holli Pappan.

The Nautilus Studio is hosting “A Grave Place”- sculptural work made out of remnant and relicts by Isabella Leary.

Vecta Photo Keven Furiya will be showing a new series of watercolor cityscapes.

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

If you’d like more information about Art Attack, or to schedule an interview with Julie Baroh or the participants of Art Attack, please call 206/715-8593 or e-mail Julie at

Don’t miss the Georgetown Garden Walk!

The 17th annual Georgetown Garden Walk takes place on Sunday, July 8 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. This casual self-guided tour allows visitors to explore historic homes and gardens in one of Seattle’s most colorful neighborhoods. Maps can be obtained on Sunday at the Bank of America parking lot at1112 S. Bailey St. Additional information can be found at

This year the Garden Walk features “Cross Pollinate,” featuring the work of dozens of Georgetown artists in locations throughout the tour. Organized by James Caudle and Georgetown arts activist Amanda Michele Dellinger, Cross pollinate includes plein air painters Tamera Belland, Jim Pirie, Amy Pleasant, Kathryn Carlotta Taylor, Chris Sheridan, Carlotta Taylor, Gina Tolentino, Karen Kosoglad, Spider, Ruthie V, Mark LaFalce, Sketch Pistols, and Urban Sketchers; costumed figure drawing hosts Sunday Club, and Jamie Bollenbach; roaming dancer Colleen McNeary; sculptors Scott McGee, Tim Fowler, Lance Carleton, Richard Lemmert (Odar), Equinox, Nakisha Vanderhoeven, Sarah Levett, Nakisha Vanderhoeven, Brandusa Bularca, La Delle Sines & Zac, Joshua DeGarmo, and Tonia Arehart; art demos by  James Basset (garden art), Gemma Glasser (quilting circle), and Pete Church (boat building); and musicians Forrest Eubanks, The Ten Man Brass Band, The Sweet Spots, Only Trio, Slaughterhaus Rose, Jerk Church.

Funding for Cross Pollinate is provided by the Georgetown Merchants Association and City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. This event is free and open to the public of all ages.

How does your garden grow?

Don’t miss the “Better Homes and Gardens” installment of the Georgetown Art Attack in July. Nice summer motif, assuming summer ever arrives. (I just checked, and it’s not happening today.)

There’s more at the Georgetown Carnival

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery is pleased to present Joe Sacco celebrating his new book Journalism. Visitors to this signing will be among the first in the nation to see the book, which will be officially released 10 days later. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet this extraordinary artist and pick up an advance copy of the book.

Kree Arvanitas is the former owner of internationally renowned Gilded Lilies Henna Arts based in Seattle Washington, now known as HennaDervish. Since 1996 Kree has been known as a creative and innovative force in the henna world. She is an experienced graphic and digital artist, photographer and writer. 

Kree has been an illustrator and painter all her life, loves to travel, and over the last few years has pioneered the use of henna as a mixed media tool. Her digital collages and innovative techniques have been part of the global henna renaissance.

Chris McMullen has been working with steel from his Seattle studio since 2000. A fascination with industrial process and a background in Graphic Communication has led to a body of work consisting of machine-like, interactive sculptures.

As well as creating sculpture, he was invited to teach a class in Creative Mechanical Movement at Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle, WA in summer of 2009 and was a guest speaker for The Seattle Metals Guild.

His work has been permanently installed in Redmond Washington’s City Hall as part of the city’s collection and has been exhibited locally in the Redmond Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, the Bellevue Sculpture Exhibition, Bumbershoot, Fetherston Gallery, Grey Gallery and Lounge and Fulcrum Gallery. Chris’ work has been featured  nationally in California, Nevada and Texas.

His work can be found at

John Osgood‘s artwork has a street style feel with an urban design and is inspired by street art, as well as Picasso’s cubist period, Basquiat and Pollock. John’s studio is located inside Bherd Studios Gallery which is conveniently located in the Greenwood neighborhood of Seattle. John also offers custom Design Services.
For more information, please email John at:

Rat City Rollergirls will be out in full force; swing by the Betty Ford Galaxy Bean Bag game, and the Water Balloon Toss, as well as a merch table.

Come say hello to Rebel Belle, The Neutrino, Nehi Nightmare, Sirius Smack, Ima Handful, Jinx, Mad ScrapHer, Simmer Down, Sawzall Gabor, and Fresh Meat Rebecca.

Visual Arts Events at the Georgetown Carnival

Hallava Falafel: The Art of Adrien Miller: Functional Ceramic and Glass Pieces.
Open 11 a.m.
The Nautilus Studio: Assemblage art by Brian White, with Tarot & Palm Reader Raven Belle Zingaro.
Miller School of Art: Student show and outdoor public mural painting! Visit our Portrait Drawing booth on Carnival grounds.
The Firm: “Better Living Through Stereo”, new work by David Mazak, open until 9 pm.
NuPasa: Guest artist Mesa, reception from 6 – 9 pm
*Mary Tudor & Ferrell: Mary Tudor, abstract elemental painting; Ferrell, abstract atmospheric painting. Open studio with Luscious Leopard Lips, DJ and theremin player.
*Krab Jab Studio: Guest artist is Javier Ortega with his “Romantics” series. Art by Milo Duke, Kyle Abernethy, Mark Tedin and Julie Baroh also on display. Open until 9 pm
*Vecta Photo Studio and Gallery: Members of the Seattle Photography Club will be displaying a number of images by its members.
*Georgetown Atelier: Featuring student art, as well as the Draw Attack!! live costume drawing session, 6 – 9 pm, drop-ins welcome. Drawing demo by instructor Tenaya Sims @2 pm.
*The Roving Gallery: Featuring the painting and mix media of Denise Chandler Smith, Keli Sim DeRitis and Roxanne Fawcett and the ceramics and jewelry of Janet S. Crawley, with art demos throughout the day. Open 2 pm.
*Waxing Impressions: Concepts in Art Studio: Artist Deborah Stachowic features paintings of Beeswax Encaustic, Acrylics, and Watercolor,
*Slaughterhaus Rose: located behind the Bottling Plant building, features an interactive musical sculpture, fun for all ages
 Georgetown Liquor Company: will show a zodiac screen printed poster show by Kaska Niemiro and assemblages by Yvette Endrijautzki
Calamity Janes: a presentation of multi media art and paintings  by Seb Barnett
American Pie: colorful Illustrations a la deluxe by Levi Hastings
A Dog’s Dream: Show of work by Kyle Abernethy and his students, and the art of Jan Tervonen.
Fonda La Catrina: La Catrina will feature the photography of Ana Candela, a native of
Mexico City.In this exhibit, she takes us through  trip  to her university  town Cholula, in the State of Puebla, Mexico.
ButtonMakers: Make Your Own Button Station: Put whatever you want on a button!
with nature,art deco, and abstract subjects. Jewelry of  Clay, Bamboo, and Glass
Le’ Objects For The Home:  “The Art of Creating Terrariums”: will be offering micro classes every hour on the hour. The class will offer step-by-step tricks of the trade on how to create the perfect terrarium for your home. Classes will be taught by Owner Tim De Clue who has an extensive design and horticultural background. 
 * Asterisks indicate spaces inside the Bottling Plant of Sabey.

“Study Group: An Exhibition of Emerging Cartoonists”at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery.