Georgetown Carnival & Art Attack on June 10

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Step right up the 12th annual Georgetown Carnival on Saturday, June 10 from noon to 10:00 PM. This colorful community arts festival celebrates the creative diversity Seattle’s oldest neighborhood. FREE family fun all day long!

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This year’s edition features free concerts by Northwest rock stalwarts Mudhoney, Young Pioneers, Tom Price Desert Classic, and Thee Sgt. Major III, joined by Pink Parts, Gibraltar, Mia Day, Shasta Bree, Sazerac, Jacque Larrainzar, Kelli Francis Corrado, Barton Carroll, Danny Godinez, Tobias the Owl, Our Dead Fathers, Megan Krantz, and R L Heyer. DJ Brownstone, Selector Dub Narcotic, and DJ David Baca will spin platters between acts.

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The festivities begin at noon with the traditional performance by Georgetown’s Eagles Aerie #1 Brass Band (the oldest performing band in the Pacific Northwest.) Young acrobats from Georgetown’s School of Acrobatics & New Circus Arts (SANCA) and students of Seattle Drum School perform. Spin art, Minions, arts & crafts booths, art cars, food trucks, beer and wine gardens, Equinox Studios interactive art, and carnival games provide entertainment for audiences of all ages. Georgetown Clown Town includes OddMall Alley, J. P. Patches museum, sideshow attractions, and a show of contemporary clown art by Augie Pagan, Kelly O, Tamlin Marx, Doug Parry, Emilie Shepherd, Hector Tellez, Marc Palm, and Henry.

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Another annual attraction of the Georgetown Carnival is Hazardfactory’s Power Tool Races! Contestants of all ages fashion amusing drag racers from power tools of all varieties. They compete in thrilling side-by-side heats for trophies awarded in several categories.

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Georgetown’s many galleries, studios, nightclubs, restaurants, and boutiques participate with special programming. Don’t miss this festive, FREE event on Saturday, June 10 on the streets of Georgetown’s Airport Way S business corridor. For more information visit www.georgetowncarnival.com.

Art Attack Highlights

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Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery  Celebrate the release of Lightning Snake by Jason T. Miles and Cold Cube Press with an art exhibition and book signing from 3:00 to 5:00 PM.

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All City Coffee  presents  Atlantic/Pacific, by Lowell Poisson. This show is a compilation of  works that were begun while on the East Coast in response to his connection with his home in the Pacific Northwest and completed upon moving back to the Pacific Northwest . These works are constructed with in response to chaos/order and the natural world using the mediums of stone lithography and drawing.

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Bridge Productions  “Thrown”, two-person show featuring the work of Angelica Maria Millán Lozano and Sofía Córdova, curated by Ashley Stull Meyers.This exhibition is a meditation on Latinx futures embodied by poetic and performative gesture. The included works, both sonic and sculptural, propose new language for a de-colonized, de-gendered societies. Together, the two artists construct communal environments dec-centered from patriarchal values with narratives of science fiction and utopian landscapes.

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Hammie Salon  presents Authors: Stories Behind the Books, an environmental portrait project created by Seattle-based photographer, Elizabeth Ogle. Stemming from her love of books and the importance of reading, Elizabeth photographed and interviewed twenty-six authors for her website and blog. This project spotlights local, published writers who craft and share stories they are passionate about. Join us June 10, meet Elizabeth, and view a photo library of local authors.

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Hoedemaker Pfeiffer in collaboration with onemoon, Beijing, presents Heaven & Earth, an exhibition of contemporary Chinese art. TianDi is a concept originated in Daoism that represents a view of the cosmos based on interdependent bi-polar energies, Heaven and Earth. It is most commonly represented as Yin Yang, the never-ending, continually reinventing, evolution of all things whose oppositions are comprehensive and permeate personal, social, political, and physical forces, as well as divine aspects of the world. This exhibition is composed of work that demonstrates how Daoism lives today in the work of modern Chinese art.

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Krab Jab Studios Illustrator Stephanie Law returns to Seattle to join us in celebrating her new body of work, “Metamorph”. Butterflies, bumblebees and forest creatures frolic and dance in ancient forests and specially designed panels that literally weave and sway across gallery walls like ribbons in the wind. Stephanie will have an Artist Talk at 7:30 pm to discuss her work in this fantastic exhibit!

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Eight and Sand  is featuring A Stitch In Time, mixed media fiber art and photography of local favorite Mary Clymer.

Illumination Studio Would you like to see and feel the warmth of color? Come in to Illumination Studio #305, presenting Rostad and Ferrell. Rostad, explores the inner beauty of our neurological system through vibrant color and Ferrell explores spatial and color field through abstraction. Music by “DJ” Luscious Leopard Lips, who brings background music with a Theremin synthesizer and keyboards. Always changing, you’ll be glad you came by.

El Sirenito  will host the beautifully textured painted abstracts by musician/artist Jon aka Driver. With a brush and palette knife, Driver paints visual songs that instinctively create a sense of nostalgia and explore visceral depths.

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studio e  Pulp is Hardgrave‘s recent series of gouache on handmade pulped Xerox paper can be experienced thru June. In what he calls a “total act of recycling,” the classic medium and Hardgrave’s stable visual language merge with the reused paper structure. Hardgrave is letting these interactions play out by using a gesture that is both controlled and intuitive, which leads to the creation of narratives of transformation among the various parts of the whole.

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Equinox Studios  is proud to bring you their collaborative artists efforts with interactive art on Airport way S. during the 12th Annual Georgetown Carnival!

Georgetown Music presents the Georgetown Carnival Acoustic Stage located on 12th Ave.S., featuring music by the best regional artists.

Georgetown Art Attack on Saturday, May 13

may 2017 art attack poster copy Join us in Georgetown Art Attack this May for a night of art, music and performance. Our historic industrial arts corridor hosts a wide array galleries and studios that feature local, regional, and national contemporary visual and performing artists.

 

With the FREE Art Ride, you can to add to your experience with our west-end studios and galleries such as studio e, Equinox Studios and SANCA.

 

 

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Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery  Eartha is Cathy Malkasian‘s fourth graphic novel – a metaphorical fable that resonates with contemporary themes. Malkasian’s drawing is notable for its rigorous draftsmanship, stunning landscapes and depictions of nature, the gestural nuances of her characters, and her sophisticated storytelling, all of which are on display in Eartha, making this the author’s lushest and most impressive graphic novel yet. Meet this exceptional artist on her first visit to Seattle during Art Attack on Saturday, May 13, 6-9pm.

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All City Coffee presents  Atlantic/Pacific, by Lowell Poisson. This show is a compilation of  works that were begun while on the East Coast in response to his connection with his home in the Pacific Northwest and completed upon moving back to the Pacific Northwest. These works are constructed with in response to chaos/order and the natural world using the mediums of stone lithography and drawing.

 

 

 

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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.

 

 

 

 

 

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Bridge Productions  is excited to present artist and composer Garek Druss‘, Immensity With Horizon. Ethereal and meditative abstract video projections, dynamic sound design, two-dimensional watercolor drawings, and three-dimensional paper sculptures.  Garek Druss is a Seattle-based sound and visual artist who creates work that explores the balance between the physical being and the incorporeal or non-being. 11 May – 3 June 2017. Opening reception May 13.

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Hammie Salon Meet landscape artist, Janet Wilson, during May’s Art Attack. Janet’s medium is oil on canvas, and landscapes are her primary subject matter. Most of her paintings begin from a photo where she’s captured a scene with good composition, lighting, and elements that look interesting for a painting, and to which she feels an emotional connection. This solo exhibit will feature a broad selection of her work.

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Oxbow   Michelle de la Vega‘s The Sugar Project is an exciting exhibition of visual art, video, spoken word and community generated art installation produced through a partnership between curators Sharon Arnold at Bridge Productions and Gabe Kean at Oxbow Installation Gallery in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood. The Sugar Project is large-scale social engagement and art installation project that passionately delves into the culture of commodification and women. The core of the project builds on the paradigm that for the majority of recorded human history women have been considered as property. Open Saturday, May 13, 6-9pm.

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Krab Jab Studios  presents “A World of Fae”,  featuring Iris Compiet, AM Sartor, with additional art by Brian and Wendy Froud. Enter the magical world of eternal twilight, where fairies, goblins, and elves abound!

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Eight and Sand  This month is a dual artist feature of Annette Hassell of Los Angeles, and Chris J.Olson of Seattle. Both will be showing all new artwork in their chosen themes. Annette has the Seven Deadly Sins with primates in traditional pop surrealist style. Chris will be showing The Enigma Of The UFO in a fitting contemporary minimalist style.

 

 

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Illumination Studio  If you like the warmth of color then come into Illumination Studio # 305 and see S. Rostad‘s exploration of the neurological system with vibrant color and Ferrell’s other world abstraction through object and color. Also listen to “DJ” Luscious Leopard Lips as he accompanies musical selections with his own keyboard and Theremin with the possible addition of a visiting artist also. Always changing in presentation you’ll be glad you stopped by.

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Georgetown Trailer Park Mall  is proud to present NAUTICULT, a Seattle based experimental, psychedelic hip hop trio, joined by REMEMBER FACE and ANCIENT MARINER, bringing Hip hop to Georgetown on Saturday,  May 13 during Art Attack.  This is an event not to be missed if you have always dreamed of moshing in a parking lot surrounded by vintage treasures.

 

 

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Praxis Arts   Alongside seven in house Praxis artists, Joseph Brooks will be displaying his playful and very colorful acrylic paintings. His piece are filled with not-your-average characters that make you wonder what’s really going on in those minds. Join us for the opening reception May 13th from 6-9pm as we welcome you to our beautiful artist destination.

 

 

 

 

Dragons Breath WEB 2016El Sirenito  will feature Aaron Reed, a fine art landscape & nature photographer born & raised in the Pacific Northwest. Through careful composition, attention to detail and the creative use of beautiful light, Aaron opens your eyes to view the natural world in ways you may have never seen before.

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studio e  Pulp, Robert Hardgrave‘s new solo show, situates his signpost transfers in a dialogue with his new format, gouache on used and pulped Xerox paper. In what he calls his “total act of recycling,” Hardgrave exposes his visual language to a novel medium, which both pushes its limits, and grants new dimensions to his stable repertoire of forms, shapes, and color. Opening reception May 13th6-9pm.

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Equinox Studios  SANCA‘s youth performance troupes Cirrus Circus and the Magnificent 7 will be busking at Equinox Studios during the Saturday, May 13th Georgetown Art Attack from 6 – 9pm. Their efforts will raise travel funds for members of the youth troupe to attend the Youth Circus Festival hosted in August by the American Youth Circus Organization on the East Coast.

Georgetown Music presents Acoustic Armageddon #35 featuring music by the best regional artists from 6-9 pm. All ages. Free.

The Georgetown Liquor Company  is featuring the Art of Eli Wolff for May & June. Pop culture mash-ups & whimsical geekery!

Start Spring with the Georgetown Art Attack on March 11

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Join the Georgetown Art Attack for an evening of art and music as we celebrate all the creative endeavors of artists exhibiting and performing in the galleries & studios throughout  Georgetown, featuring adventurous contemporary visual and performing arts and activities. OurFREE Art Ride allows you to add to your experience with our west end studios and galleries such as Equinox Studios, studio e and SANCA.

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Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery presents Other Russias: Victoria Lomasko‘s Graphic Journalism.  Victoria Lomasko is a fixture at Moscow’s trials and protests, documenting the tumultuous processes that shape today’s Russia. Not content to limit herself to the political life of the country’s capital, Lomasko travels around the country and through the former Soviet republics, exploring the domestic, psychological, and spiritual condition of its diverse marginalized groups. A topical discussion in these turbulent socio-political times. Book launch party and art exhibition. Translated artist talk at 7:00 PM on Saturday, March 11.

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All City Coffee presents recent large-scale figurative oil paintings from local Seattle artist Sullivan Giles. Please join us for the opening reception March 11th, 6-9pm. Sullivan’s artwork will be on display March 2nd-April 30.

 

 

 

 

 

Rainier Glass Studio You’re invited to become part of the glass art experience, browse the gallery of NW artists unique blown glass art and  live demonstrations at 7pm during Art Attack.

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Bridge Productions  This March, Bridge is excited to feature P A T H S, a new series of drawings and sculpture by emerging Seattle artist David Nelson. Combining traditional methods of assemblage, and drawing and painting alongside the use of a programmed plotter machine, Nelson playfully reframes formal aesthetics through his mixed-media constructions. 8 March – 1 April. Opening Reception 11 March 6-9pm. l

 

 

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Krab Jab Studios  exhibit “Angels, Totems, and Revelations”, features the art of Carrie Ann Baade, Liba W Stambollion, and Patrick McGrath Muniz  Fantastical realism can not only be mystical but socially progressive; these visionary painters take on self reflection, whether coinciding with nature, grappling with time, or satirizing our current political state. Vocalist Vox Vespertinus will be performing during Art Attack.

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Eight and Sand  has as a double feature for March, The Haunting of Malum Manor by Megan Wyreweden and Children of the Forest by Rebecka Woodward. Megan will have a selection of small acrylic paintings in a gothic horror style. Rebecca will have a selection of her lush collage works on view.

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Georgetown Trailer Park Mall  is excited to present local punk band SEMINARS, featuring a neighborhood favorite, Thom Geibel of Smarty Pants fame! Open from noon for your shopping needs, and then the band will take the stage at 7pm for your rock and roll needs. All ages! Fun! Free! Yeah!

 

 

 

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Georgetown Arts and Cultural Center is exhibiting “Animal Spirits”, a series of acrylic paintings by S. Jordan. Hone your knowledge of cocktails and see whimsical paintings of dogs, cats, farm animals and birds when you visit this exhibit. The artist began each painting with a cocktail name or common phrase and used a colorful palette to create a whimsical painting.  10% of proceeds goes to animal rescue orgs. Artists studios will be open for Art Attack, come see our new studio mates , painters, herbalists ,cake makers and much more.

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studio e ‘s show: Urban/Suburban Memories runs March 10th – April 15th with an opening reception on Saturday March 11th, 6-9pm. Featured artists include Stephaine Buer, Jon B. Dove, Ann Duffy, Molly Magai, and Karen Woods. Artists in this group show depict scenes from our daily lives in and around cities. These isolated scenes are connected to feeling of alienation and memories whether a fleeting moment from yesterday’s commute, or a faint and distant image, or a space full of forgotten experiences. These memories relate to the uncanny feeling of being intimately familiar, yet intrinsically different.

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.

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Georgetown Music is featuring Acoustic Armageddon #33 featuring music by the best regional artists from 6-9 pm. All ages. Free.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Georgetown Liquor Company  presents the Art of Krissy Downing, showing from 9 March – 7 May 2017. “I revel in the moments that hover between asleep and awake, when what’s left of dreams is winding its way out the dimly grayed space where our heads lay and just before all the colors bleed from our mystical beings… My work is born from these moments.” – Krissy Downing

 

Romantic 9th Anniversary of Georgetown Art Attack on February 11

You’re invited to come fall in love with art and support the many galleries & studios on the 9th anniversary of the Georgetown Art Attack. Now more than ever, brick and mortar needs people just like you to help keep the arts alive and thriving in Seattle!!! FREE Art Ride is provided, allowing you to experience our west end studios and galleries such as Equinox Studios, studio e and SANCA.

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Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery  and Regina Schilling present Hey Lady #7, a small press publication and exhibition focusing on Sylvia Rivera, the civil rights pioneer who was a crucial voice for people of color, transgender, and low income communities throughout her life.

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All City Coffee‘s “Routine”, new works of Northwest artist and writer Starheadboy aka Dave Bloomfield will continue thru the month of February.

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Rainier Glass Studio is welcoming and collaborating with glass artist Brandon Cupp. You’re invited to become part of the glass art experience, browse the gallery of NW artists unique blown glass art and  live demonstrations at 7pm during Art Attack.

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Bridge Productions  This February, Bridge is pleased to introduce Seattle painter, print-maker, and multimedia artist Sue Danielson PERMEABILITY OF HARDNESS. Danielson’s work describes a critical, devoted attention to an accumulation of tangled line and amassed form, built from layers of paint and mixed media. Oftentimes the work resembles geographical topography data or a city map, thwarting our sense of scale; or a cryptic visual cipher in which we seek to resolve some recognizable object. Danielson’s newest body of work on paper and panel continues her exploration of maplike forms and treatise on memory and mark-making.

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The Machine House Brewery  will be showing New Works from Ross Brashear, a selection of portraits on paper in pastel, ink, and watercolor.

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Krab Jab Studios  exhibit “Angels, Totems & Revelations” features the work of fantastical realists Carrie AnnBaade, Liba W Stambollion and Patrick McGrath Muniz. This wonderful show explores both personal truths and social justice. Artists will be in attendance during Art Attack.

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Eight and Sand  has a dual feature of Maxx Follis and Alexandria Sandlin. Maxx is presenting a body of powerful portraits of people not typically represented in contemporary art, and brings them to life with bright colors and simple geometric backgrounds. Alex is presenting a group of small gouache works depicting moments of grief and mourning in a limited palette.

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Georgetown Trailer Park Mall  is hosting its 3rd Annual Valentines Schmalentines event: PROM NIGHT! Join us from 7pm – 9pm for prom photos, a live DJ playing the best prom ballads, and of course, awesome shopping! Come dressed in prom garb for a chance to win the title of Trailer Park Mall Royalty and to take home gifts from each shop! Free, all ages!

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Georgetown Arts and Cultural Center is exhibiting “The Struggle is Real”, A  photographic series by Josh Mojica, sponsored by  Inside Out Project. This powerful and raw series of portraits of refugees, documents the struggles and strength of their daily lives in the face of dislocation, fear of death and endangerment. Josh is now on his sixth mission to Greece and points beyond to help families and individuals who are struggling to find home and some sense of place in an in between place known as a refugee camp.

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El Sirenito presents Donal Murphy, an Ireland born graphic artist who will be featuring his work from The Alphabet series. This sci-fi narrative with an environmental slant, imagines forms which temporarily materialize in the air. In his own words, these elaborate characters are “being presented to us by our own environment in an attempt to communicate”.

Illumination Studio  Would you like to see and feel the warmth of color? Come in to Illumination Studio #305, presenting Rostad and Rostad, explores the inner beauty of our neurological system through abstraction and vibrant color and Ferrell explores spatial and color field through abstraction and planes of color. Music by “DJ” Luscious Leopard Lips, who brings background music with a Theremin synthesizer and keyboards.

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studio e  presents CHRONOTOPE, curated by Netra Nei featuring Aleksey Myakishev, Junku Nishimura, Nicholas Dominic Talvola, Przemek Strzelecki, Sasha Veledzimovich, Shannon Richardson, Yulia Kazban, and Zeb Andrews. Chronotope: Black and White Analogue Photography is a collection of photographers whose vision and style embody a time-space experience. Masterful compositions embrace emotional purity, spontaneous energy, and vast potential. The tension captured in each moment is magnetic-the unbreakable stillness of time halted overlaps a defiant space bursting with life- seemingly unready and unwilling to accept its fate as a memory of the past. Opening Reception: February 11th, 2017 6.00-9.00pm

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.

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Counter Balance Brewing Company‘s exhibit, From Grain to Tap, showcases beer production at Counterbalance Brewery in conjunction with their 2nd Anniversary, as seen through the eyes of Seattle based photographer, Clare McKenzie.

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Georgetown Music is featuring Acoustic Armageddon #32 featuring music by the best regional artists from 6-9 pm. All ages. Free.

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Ring in the New Year with Georgetown Art Attack!

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“All things share the same breath – the beast, the tree, the man, the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.” – Chief Sealth, Suquamish Tribe and Dkhw’Duw’Absh chief.

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What better way to welcome the New Year than supporting your local artists in Georgetown with many new and long-loved galleries, shops, and studios? We know it’s still winter so if you are walking be sure to hop on the FREE Art Ride to experience our west end studios and galleries such as Equinox Studios, studio e and SANCA. Running every 15 minutes in a full circle so you don’t miss a thing!

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Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery The Life and Legend of Wallace Wood examines the illustrious career of one of midcentury America’s most influential and accomplished cartoonists opens on January 14. Editor Michael Catron discusses the work at 7:00 PM.

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All City Coffee will be featuring “Routine”, new works of Northwest artist and writer Starheadboy aka Dave Bloomfield. This show represents the idea of being in and out of comfort zones. The last couple of months Dave has  been putting himself into uncomfortable situations on purpose to shock himself out of routine. Growth is in the unknown. The medium of this show is acrylic and collage on canvas and wood.

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Rainier Glass Studio invites you to become part of the glass art experience! Browse their gallery of NW artists unique blown glass art, with  live demonstrations at 7pm during Art Attack.

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Bridge Productions  presents MANY LANDS, Guest Curated by Ben Gannon. OPENING RECEPTION 14 JANUARY. Many Lands is a comprehensive exhibition of over 20 artists in which abstract and abstracted landscapes are situated together to represent the idea of “world building”, a contextual throughline between the speculative media of both contemporary art and science fiction/fantasy genre literature.

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The Alice Gallery  Continuing an annual tradition, The Alice Gallery will exhibit this group showing in a large wunderkammer-style exhibition. Closing reception is January 14 during Georgetown Art Attack.

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Krab Jab Studios  and Mainframe Frame Shop are proud to announce that Mainframe has joined Krab Jab Studio in Suite 150. Mainframe is the recent acquisition of Krab Jab’s Kyle Abernethy, Heather Morrison, and Julie Baroh and specializes in custom framing. Krab Jab will continue to exhibit original works of art, such as StephaniePui-Mun Law‘s Insectica series.

Eight and Sand  is proud to present the artwork of Catherine Lindquist. Catherine created an original work of art every day of 2016. She requested word promts from her social media followers then did a random pull every day. Quite a feat for any artist. These are smaller works mostly ink and watercolor and all will on be on display.

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Georgetown Trailer Park Mall  is turning into shred town this Art Attack! Join us at 7pm while local, heavy/punk bands PissWand and The Great Goddamn play an outdoor set for all to enjoy. We’ll also throw you the warmth of a fire bin and some killer shopping throughout our 7 unique shops. Mark your calendars! Free, all ages.

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El Sirenito will feature a collection of acrylic paintings by full time teacher, artist and musician A. Mathison. With the recent remission of her oldest daughter’s cancer, her latest work has been focused “on the theme of living in and for each moment, with vibrancy and celebration.” Live music by local faves Michael Wohl and Tobias the Owl from 8:30PM-10:30PM.

Base presents Jordan Spade, Solo Show: 120 Paintings. “You get the feeling that Jordan’s made thousands of paintings to get to this point, and that he has to do it every day. The kind of confidence, complexity and mayhem that exists in each work only results from that level of comfort. The painting themselves however, are quite the opposite of comforting… in the very best way possible.” – Shawn Carney, Senior Art Director at T Magazine. ONE NIGHT ONLY, Saturday January 14th, 2017.  6520 5th Ave S #122.

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studio e  Kitsch, a group show curated by Kelsey Siegert and Emily Burns of Maake Magazine runs thru January and is open for Art Attack, January 14.Kitsch features work in multiple mediums from Caroline Wells Chandler, Kyla Hansen, Caroline Larsen, Karen Lederer, Emily Silver, and Seattle based artist, Paul Komada. In conversation with one another these works elevate and challenge notions of craft, kitsch, and the politics of objecting making in the 21st

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.

The Georgetown Liquor Company  will feature the art of Braden Duncan (Clockwork Art) for January in a selection of framed giclee prints featuring birds, bees & kittens. Braden is fascinated by the effects of transformative technologies on contemporary society, and she aims to take over the world with the strange and the adorable.

Illumination Studio  Would you like to see and feel the warmth of color? Come in to Illumination Studio #305, presenting Rostad and Ferrell, exploring the inner beauty of our neurological system through abstraction and vibrant color. Ferrell examines spatial and color field through abstraction and planes of color. Music by “DJ” Luscious Leopard Lips, who brings background music with a Theremin synthesizer and keyboards.

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Georgetown Music  is featuring Acoustic Armageddon #31 featuring music by the best regional artists from 6-9 pm. All ages. Free.

 

Festive Holiday Edition of Georgetown Art Attack on December 10!

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Please join the festive Georgetown Art Attack for our holiday tradition of wandering carolers from Choir of the Sound singing their way to the many galleries and studios featuring adventurous contemporary visual and performing arts presentations. Always a family friendly event!

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Walking? Be sure to hop on the FREE Art Ride to experience our west end studios and galleries such as Equinox Studios, studio e and SANCA. Running every 15 minutes in a full circle so you don’t miss a thing!

HIGHLIGHTS:

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Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery presents “Comics As Art: 40 Years of Fantagraphics Books” with special guests Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez (creators of Love & Rockets), Peter Bagge, Ellen Forney, Jim Woodring and others, with a musical performance by Simon Hanselmann. Exhibition and book signing will be followed by an anniversary party at the Georgetown Stables.

All City Coffee is exhibiting  John Ohannesian’s : Recent Works. Paintings and ink drawings of the artist’s cartoon world thru December. Original pieces published in The Intruder,  Seattle Weekly and online at The Seattle Star.

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Bridge Productions  presents KAT LARSON, THE GHOST FROM VEGA. Opening reception 10 DECEMBER. Interdisciplinary artist and performer Kat Larson creates hauntingly beautiful video paintings addressing themes of identity, race, and femininity. In Larson’s new series of photographs and video, The Ghost from Vega, she tells the story of a being from another planet who crash lands on Earth and, over time, becomes a ghost with no means to return home. Intrigued by our world, the visitor begins to explore it only to find their strength weakened by the deficit of love and compassion, and begins to slowly fade away. Over time, they become a ghost with no means to return home.  This intimate, tender story serves as a parable to the power of connection, perseverance, and strength of the spirit.

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The Hammie Salon  Holiday Gifts crafted by Local Artisans. Special items for the perfect gift for friends, family or yourself! glassybaby: Hand-blown glass candles and drinkers. 10% of sales from this pop-up will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association. Silver + Salt: drawing inspiration from nature, Christine’s minimalist designs feature organic lines and raw gemstones. Hapertas & Company : Specializing in modern haberdashery, Jill’s line includes bowties, neckties, and more. Brenda Pederson Photography: Featuring notecards and small-format photographs.

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Oxbow will be featuring Mary Ann Peters recent installation, impossible monument (nothing but the memory), from 3-6 pm on 12/10/16. Mary Ann Peters has been in residence at Oxbow for the last two months. Stop by the gallery for a snack and a visit with the artist to see her new work.

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Krab Jab Studios  In times of uncertainty, fear and turmoil, there is work to do, that only can be achieved when operating together. “Standing Rock” is not just another “event” that will quickly pass by but rather the embodiment and expression of our zeitgeist: the spirit in time not only in Dakota or the United States, but globally. Polarization and disintegration is happening all around us. The suffering as seen clearly and again with the Sioux and their direct supporters, is an evident result of authoritie’s ignorance, marginalization and discrimination. Our work and social responsibility is to bring together, to connect, to listen, to communicate and to act where we can. We have already all it takes to change, if we just allow it to happen. Any step towards the great, is a solid step!

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Eight and Sand December is something a little different at Eight and Sand Gallery with a  black velvet art show and a Santa booth like no other. You’ve been very naughty so come have a seat on Santa’s knee and leave with a polaroid keepsake, only $5. Loads of great art priced right for the holidays. Refreshments provided!

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Georgetown Trailer Park Mall  Full of unique one of a kind vintage and handmade items, from Deep Sea Sugar & Salt’s delicious cakes and cupcakes to fine art prints and jewelry, the Trailer Park has it all! Open late for Art Attack, December 10th, fun for the whole family!

Status Ceramics  invites you to visit their gallery for unique handmade gifts and tours of their ceramics studio!  Located directly behind the Trailer Park Mall, Status Ceramics will be open from 6-9 during the Georgetown Art Attack.

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studio e  is pleased to present Kitsch a group show curated by Kelsey Siegert and Emily Burns of Maake Magazine.Kitsch features work in multiple mediums from Caroline Wells Chandler, Kyla Hansen, Caroline Larsen, Karen Lederer, Emily Silver, and Seattle based artist, Paul Komada. In conversation with one another these works elevate and challenge notions of craft, kitsch, and the politics of objecting making in the 21st century.

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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. Celebrate these artists at their annual Very Open House party.

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The Georgetown Liquor Company is featuring an encore of  The Art of Dave Ryan (Manticore Stencil Art). Pop art on records, celebrity stencil portraits, nerdy naturescapes, and more!

Illumination Studio presents Rostad and Ferrell. Rostad explores the inner beauty of our neurological system through abstraction and vibrant color and Ferrell exploring space and color field through abstraction and vibrant color. Also, music by Luscious Leopard Lips, the Georgetown atmospheric music DJ with a Theremin synthesizer.

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Georgetown Music is featuring Acoustic Armageddon #30 featuring music by Jeremy Serwer and Robert Roth (of Truly) with your host TBASA. 6-9 pm. All ages. Free.

 

Amazing Georgetown Art Attack November 12

Art is everywhere you look for it. – El Greco

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This is especially true of the Georgetown Art Attack! Featuring contemporary visual and performing art and activities throughout Seattle’s oldest neighborhood. Walking? Be sure to hop on the FREE Art Ride to experience our west end studios and galleries such as Equinox Studios, studio e and SANCA. Running every 15 minutes in a full circle so you don’t miss a thing!

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Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery presents Visual Abuse: Jim Blanchard‘s Graphic Art 1982 – 2002. Book signing and exhibition focusing of Blanchard’s posters, illustrations and record covers from Seattle’s grungemovement.

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All City Coffee is exhibiting John Ohannesian: Recent Works. Paintings and ink drawings of the artist’s cartoon world. Original pieces published in The Intruder, The Seattle Weekly and online at The Seattle Star.

Rainier Glass Studio become part of the glass art experience beginning at 7pm with live demonstrations during Art Attack.  Browse the gallery of NW artists unique blown glass art and get inspired to reserve a spot blow your own seasonal piece.

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Bridge Productions  is pleased to present Emily Gherard‘s MAKING PRESENCE KNOWN, hauntingly tender works, evoking a feeling of landscapes receding into the distance, or figures emerging from the fog. Employing the accumulation of repetitive marks or tearing, scratching, or sanding the surface to remove a day’s labor, Gherard builds up a physicality which brings tangible weight and gravity to her work.

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The Hammie Salon exhibit Water & Light — A celebration of light, color and texture, new work by Deb McCarroll including limited-edition printed salmon and textured works bursting with color and light opens on Saturday November 12 for Art Attack. McCarroll’s love for natural processes is on display in her layered paintings of Northwest-themed birds, fish and moody umbrellas. “I love materials that show age and history. Natural imperfections, oxidation-I love ‘painting’ with that kind of chemistry.

Krab Jab Studios will be open for Art Attack, 6-9pm featuring resident and  guest artists. Beautifully told tales in mixed mediums.

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Eight and Sand Please join Eight and Sand for their 3 year anniversary celebration with the annual holiday giftable art group show. Many works priced $100 and under and  a first ever back inventory sale thru until December fifth.

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Georgetown Trailer Park Mall  Join the The Georgetown Trailer Park Mall on November 12 at 7pm for a night of punk! Hostile Makeover, an all-female cover band, will be playing the likes of Iggy Pop, L7, Concrete Blonde and many more. PLUS, we’re throwing a birthday party for one of our beloved shop owners! This event is free and open to all who rock. See Facebook to RSVP.

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El Sirenito  presents Dia de los Muerte. An exhibition of imagery celebrating Day of the Dead  and the Mexican Sugar Skull tradition by Georgetown artists Sam Hamrick, Amaranta Iberra-Sandys, and Tamlin Marx

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Status Ceramics invites you to visit their gallery for unique handmade gifts and tours of their ceramics studio!  Located directly behind the Trailer Park Mall, Status Ceramics will be open from 6-9 during the Georgetown Art Attack.

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studio e  Warren Dykeman’s show “Would I go home again?” carries forward a familiar language the artist has called upon throughout his career. Multiple means of communication dominate his image making, in the form of signage and universal directions. His disgorged jumble of letters and forms make a direct reference to communication. This interest in communication becomes apparent in his robotic and silhouette renderings.

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Equinox Studios is an 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.

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Machine House Brewery is hosting Cry Now, Smile Later, a show of photographs from Seattle photographers Christopher Brown, Tara Sloan, and Ryan Mortensen.

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The Georgetown Liquor Company  presents The Art of Dave Ryan (Manticore Stencil Art) for the months of November & December! Pop art on records, celebrity stencil portraits, nerdy naturescapes, and more!

 

 

 

Monstrous Georgetown Art Attack on October 8!

 

octartattackposter2016-copyEnjoy a beautiful art filled autumn evening in Georgetown with critically acclaimed cultural exhibits, stellar artists, makers and musicians in Seattle’s oldest neighborhood. Industrial, contemporary visual and performing arts, music and activities throughout the historic business district.

Walking? Be sure to hop on the FREE Art Ride to experience our west end studios and galleries such as Equinox Studios, studio e and SANCA. Running every 15 minutes in a full circle so you don’t miss a thing!

 

 

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Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery welcomes back Seattle native Charles Burns, one of the founders of the alternative comix movement, to discuss his masterpiece Black Hole and other seminal works as part of Fantagraphics 40th anniversary festivities. The critically acclaimed exhibition R. Crumb: Early Works, 1965 – 1967 remains on view. November 2, 2016.

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All City Coffee exhibit Friends | Artists | Heroes, the photography of Lisa Scott Owen is continuing thru October. An inspiring portrayal of surfers, skateboarders and other artists in motion, bringing light to their their stories thru photography.

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Rainier Glass Studio invites you to become part of the glass art experience! Browse their gallery of NW artists unique blown glass art, watch the live demonstrations and be inspired to reserve a spot blow your own seasonal piece! Open for Art Attack, 6-9 PM.

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Bridge Productions and guest curator Tracy Rector will present a gathering of contemporary work by Indigenous artists begun with her landmark show this past January, YOU ARE ON INDIGENOUS LAND, an exhibition reminding us of where we stand and the importance of truth, place, and identity. Featured artists include Lauren Monroe Jr, Raven Julia Juarez, Nahaan, and Steven Paul Judd. Opening reception, October 5, 6-9 PM. Also open for Georgetown Art Attack.

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The Hammie Salon celebrate their 1 year anniversary with the magical work of Abbe Johannes. Using her face and body as canvas, Johannes creates characters and stories, then photographs the result to share with her audience.  Her creations are mesmerizing and will draw you in, as you experience the flawless merging of reality and imagination. With October leading to Day of the Dead celebrations around the world, stop in to be inspired by Abbe’s amazing talent. Opening festivities begin at 5pm, October 8.

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Krab Jab Studios  presents Gods of the Wyld: Allen Williams, with Forest Rogers, Stephanie Pui-Mun Law, and the Schiflett Brothers. Illustrator Williams is known for his fluid, dark and mysterious drawings, and in this show he releases the lesser known gods of a forgotten past. Supporting this show is new work by sculptors Forest Rogers, the studio Schiflett Brothers, and watercolorist Stephanie Pui-Mun Law. Opening October 8, 6-9 PM.

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Eight and Sand hosts The Tarot Show featuring 78 tarot Carnival. It’s time for the annual Tarot show! This year will feature several artists from the 78 Tarot Carnival deck as well as many local and national artists who will show their own interpretation of their chosen card. There will be decks available and possibly a tarot reader.

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Georgetown Trailer Park Mall a unique and lively collection of trailers selling hand crafted jewelry, art and vintage goods. Open late for Art Attack, the fun never ends!

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Status Ceramics invites you to visit their studio! Open for the first time to the public during the Art Attack, with hand-makes one of a kind ceramic tile designed by local Seattle artists.  Their tile is hand pressed and glazed to order in their Georgetown studio and they are excited to share what they do. Stop by for unique gift tiles, insight into their tile making process, or just to say hi.  Open from 6-9 during the Georgetown Art Attack.

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studio e exhibit GLUE a group collage show, with works of Brian Cypher, Warren Dykeman, Damien Hoar de Galvan, John Rizzotto, Curtis Steiner, Gillian Theobald and Heather Wilcoxon continues thru October.

Equinox Studios is an 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.

 

Usher in Autumn with Georgetown Art Attack on September 10

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Georgetown Art Attack is ushering in Autumn with spectacular exhibits, a blown glass pumpkin patch and the best of Seattle’s contemporary visual and performing arts.We recommend coming early to make a full day of your art experience in Seattle’s oldest neighborhood perusing the artistic stylings at Van Haven on 12th Ave. S., wine tasting at Charles Smith Wines, enjoying a bite at one of the many restaurants throughout the neighborhood, many of whom serve beer from our favorite, Georgetown Brewery or support local charities by participating in the San Gennaro Festival activities.

Jump on the FREE Art Ride to check out our west end locations such as Equinox Studios, studio e and SANCA.

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Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery presents R. Crumb: Early Works, 1965 – 1967 on Saturday, September 10. This important exhibition features over 40 previously unseen original drawings and arcane artifacts which demonstrate the development of the artist’s signature style.  The show remains on view through November 2, 2016.

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All City Coffee is exhibiting Friends | Artists | Heroes, the photography of Lisa Scott Owen. These are the first images from a body of work that will build over time, exposing new audiences to historically important artists who work in mediums, such as surfing and skateboarding, that not everyone considers art. This work is also about creating images for the artist themselves that help them have some control of how their stories are being told and inspire others.

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Rainier Glass Studio invites you to their autumn blown glass pumpkin patch and become part of the glass art experience! Watch the live demonstrations and be inspired to reserve blow your own pumpkin! Open for Art Attack, 6-9 pm.

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Bridge Productions  is pleased to present Anamorphosis, in which photographer and installation artist Dave Kennedy introduces new work, continuing the investigation he began with The Likeliness of an Appearance. In this series, Kennedy explores the illusory nature of objects and space using photography, collage, and installation to play with ideas of identity, truth, illusion, and perception. Opening reception September 7, 6-9 pm

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Krab Jab Studio presents “Femina Mystica”: Bud Cook, David Gray, and Mark Poole.This show explores the interaction between the female figure and her surroundings in a series of paintings by illustrators Bud Cook, Mark Poole and realist painter David Gray. The result is introspective, iconic and beautiful. Artist Talk at 7:30 pm with all three artists in attendance.

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Georgetown Arts and Cultural Center  is exhibiting new works by Carol Rashawnna Williams AKA K-LOVE‘ Artifacts from the future’ a series of large monoprints / paintings. This show is an exploration of objects, ideas, tools and resources that our collective future ancestors deemed necessary to the survival of our species: clean water, electricity, land, animals of the food chain indicators, shelter, spirit, conifers, handwriting, music, art, and empathy.

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Eight and Sand is hosting the closing reception for The Great Outdoors group show, featuring art inspired by the great outdoors. Camping, wildlife, hipster loggers and starry skies. Local and national artists are represented.

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Georgetown Trailer Park Mall presents CHICKEN SH*T BINGO! Tickets are only $5 each, and will be on sale 12-6:30pm. They will be hosting 3 rounds starting at 7pm. Winners will all take home an awesome gift basket! All proceeds will be donated to a very close friend of ours who sadly lost her home in a tragic fire. Come give a sh*t with us!

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studio e is exhibiting GLUE a group collage show, work by Brian Cypher, Warren Dykeman, Damien Hoar de Galvan, John Rizzotto, Curtis Steiner, Gillian Theobald and Heather Wilcoxon.

Equinox Studios  is an 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.

Illumination Studio #305  presents Rostad and Ferrell. Rostad, being in the medical field, explores the inner beauty of our neurological system through abstraction and vibrant color and Ferrell, having a degree in art, explores spacial and color field through abstraction and planes of color. Also, Luscious Leopard Lips, with vast musical tastes, brings atmospheric music as a DJ with a Theremin synthesizer and keyboards.

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May Flowers at the Georgetown Art Attack

May_2016_artattackposter copy   All City Coffee  is showing solo exhibition from Portland-based illustrator, artist and educator Bryan Rubnis  B-Sides & Remixes, featuring new prints and previously unreleased drawings, paintings and studies. A long time friend of All City, Bubnis has collaborated with a number of commercial clients and agencies and his work has been exhibited across the U.S. and abroad.

Megg-and-Mogg-Amsterdam-coverFantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery  is pleased to present an exhibition of original drawings from Australian artist Simon Hanselmann‘s latest comix collection “Megg & Mogg in Amsterdam and Other Stories.

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Bridge Productions  is delighted to present Seattle artist Julie Alpert‘s solo exhibition, Garbled Love Letters, featuring of three large pieces in painting and collage from her Bows and Drips Each piece overflows with colorful bow-ties, ribbons, and bursts of pattern; literally dripping with bright paint and ornamentation. Also featured is an installation of small, intimate watercolors floating across the length of a wall, pairing loose, airy, asemic writing and rhythmic repetition; articulating nonsensical language and playful patterns, as well as invented and actual symbols.

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The Hammie Salon is featuring Six Photo Stories by Brenda J Pederson. Brenda J Pederson is a travel and food photographer, based in Seattle. No matter what the subject, her goal is to capture the essence of a time and place to share with you. This exhibit highlights selections from a new project, Six Photo Stories,combining photos and text into peek-a-boo views of cultures and places.

Interstitial is exhibiting Jueqian Fang, Orchids That Look Good in Bad Lighting. Orchid Board – Most Complete Orchid Forum on the web ! > STYLES, SETUPS & ENCLOSURES > Growing Under Lights > Affect of Artificial Light on Orchids.  “The reason that non filament lighting sources do not get a 100% CRI rating, is that they are made up of specific salts, which ‘burn’ at different specific colors, they add all these colors up and get something approximating ‘white’ light. This can be good or bad for plants…Although it seems we would want a filament bulb because it has a linear spectrum (all color equal) unfortunately filament bulbs are very wasteful.” – Jueqian Fang. Exhibit runs thru May 22.

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Rainier Glass Studiofounded in 1994, bringing fine art, beauty, and a one of a kind experience. The Rainier Glass Studio features a large scale hot-shop with four glory holes; available for classes, private events and  “Blow-Your-Own” Glass Activities! Browse thru the Gallery’s unique array of blown glass art pieces by a variety of northwest artists, watch the live demonstrations and get inspired to reserve blow-your-own lessons!

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Miller School of Art  featured artist, Heather Danso lovingly explores in acrylics, working on both sides of loosely woven canvas, creating portraits and abstracts that explore expression, identity, and the possible.

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  • Krab Jab Studiosis exhibiting Rituals: The Art of Sara Winters and Cynthia Sheppard. Celebrated illustrators Sara Winters and Cynthia Sheppard present their two-woman show, Rituals, which is a visceral exploration of deep-seated thoughts and emotions that tend to repeat themselves, expressed through paintings of sacred objects and the performance of ceremonies. All work is in traditional painting medium. Opening on Saturday May 14, 6-9pm. Artist talk with Sara and Cynthia in attendance at 7: 30 pm.

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  • Mainframe presents Back+Forth an installation of kinetic/interactive sculpture by Seattle based artist Roger Feldman. Viewers are invited into a position of power where non-committal talk meets political rhetoric. This piece first appeared at the LA Municipal Art Gallery, Woodland Hills and has been reworked by the artist for this exhibit. Roger Feldman is an accomplished artist working in large scale site specific installation and sculpture, exhibiting nationally and internationally including the Tacoma Art Museum and Suyama Space in Seattle. Grand opening and artist reception Saturday, May 14, 6-9pm.

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Praxis Arts is happy to exhibit the works of Nikki Frumkin. Nikki is an artist inspired by hiking, climbing and mountaineering in the great Pacific Northwest. She explores nature with a sketchbook in hand,  looking for patterns in nature as she explores. Nikki aims to inspire wonder for the outdoors by infusing her landscapes and mountains with energy and movement.

be010c70-9152-429d-86db-8ad402b61caaEight and Sand is proud to present a new body of work by returning artist Christopher J Olson. He revisits a familiar theme, science fiction. Colorful landscapes occupied with robots and buildings of the future, this new work explores two opposing forces, natural and man made objects. In addition to art attack night we are hosting a special artist in attendance reception on May 21st.

Wittman Estes Architecture is exhibiting “Linescapes”, new work by Jeremy Prim.       Linescapes is an exhibition of large scale, minimalist oil and wax paintings inspired by the Pacific coast.

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Georgetown Trailer Park Mall is excited to present “The Intergalactic Sessions II“, a live improv set performed by some of Seattle’s most talented musicians. Join us for shopping, music and general good vibes. Our many vendors open at 12pm, with the performance beginning at 7pm. Let’s get spaced out together!

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Georgetown Arts and Cultural Centeris featuring “Melancholia”– mixed media work by Jade Highleyman. Melancholia is a personal investigation of leaving situations “hanging” or being untethered to reality. Generally, in weaving or any needle craft, the person ties up the ends and snips off any excess to present it in it’s finished form. Jade decided to leave the ends un-tasseled, uncut and undivided to creating a golden waterfall of loose ends. Artist studios will be open during ART ATTACK, 6 -9 pm.

a1db9ea0-3fed-4ee5-a006-c6222bb1b819Georgetown Music Store is hosting Acoustic Armageddon 24Spencer Carlson, Kelsey Sprague & TBASA go “Song for Song in theround” during Art Attack 6-9 pm. Always free & all ages.

586cbb93-0ed1-4a53-8bd8-3385f61a5ccastudio e is exhibiting YELLOW: a group show. New work by Brian Beck, Brian Cypher, Carole d’Inverno, Warren Dykeman, Robert Hardgrave, Helen O’Leary, GillianTheobald, Heather Wilcoxon and James Arzente. In celebration of our first 18 months as a new gallery, studio e is presenting a group show, YELLOW, that will highlight work from a group of artists – individual talents whose styles, although varied, exude an ineffable quality of vivid expression that has characterized studio e in the past and will set the tone for our shows in the coming years.

Equinox Studiosis an arts community in West Georgetown, home to over 100 artists working in an inspiring array of mediums, including blacksmithing, welding, woodworking, cycle fabrication, sculpture, painting, film, glass,

Neil Kelly presents Northwest Native Art by Walish Designs and  Artist, Jiji Chartraw of the Makah Tribe. Native American drums and paddles featuring Northwest Tribal designs.

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Mount Analogue & Megan Harmon Photo Studio‘s SUMMER ART SERIES presents: POETRY / COMICS. Opening reception and reading, Saturday May 14, 7:00pm. This group show is interested in the ways text and images work together and against one another to manipulate any preexisting ideas about narrative, language, and/or reality. Featuring the work of Bianca Stone (Brooklyn), Ted Powers (Northampton, MA), Catherine Bresner (Seattle), Gabby Bates (Seattle), Aidan Fitzgerald (Seattle), Colleen Louise Barry (Seattle) and readings by  Willie Fitzgerald (Fiction), Amaranth Borsuk (poetry), and Catherine Bresner (mixed genre).  6519 Ellis AVE S, Seattle, WA

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