The Romantic Georgetown Art Attack 11th Anniversary

 

Fall in love with art with Georgetown Art Attack celebrating its 11th anniversary on Saturday, February 9 in Seattle’s romantic Georgetown industrial arts corridor.

The FREE and family friendly Art Ride Bus tours the art destinations, including the west end locations such as studio e, and Equinox Studios, with pick locations thru out Georgetown, enabling your inner art lover to experience it all.

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery   Jack Kamen‘s classic stories in comics like Tales From the Crypt, Weird Science, Haunt of Fear, and Weird Fantasy left a lasting impression on mid-century American youth. They sold in the millions, but were vilified by preachers and politicians, who claimed these comic books were the cause of juvenile delinquency and crime, leading to their ultimate demise. Kamen’s legacy has been preserved in the EC Artists’ Library from Fantagraphics Books. An exhibition of Kamen’s comics hosted by series editor J. Michael Catron opens Saturday, February 9 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.

All City Coffee  presents Happening . Happening is a collection of information about arts-focused community projects coming to Georgetown in 2019 meant to inform the public about these projects and invite participation and feedback. Don’t forget to pin the map with places you find arts & culture! Brought to you by The Georgetown Super 8 Film Festival, Mini Mart City Park, and The Georgetown Arts District Committee.

Johansson Art Gallery is a working studio featuring paintings, hats and sculptures by David Johansson. Formerly the Art Cave venue on Capitol Hill, now located above Via Tribunali, across from The Alice Gallery at 6007 12th Ave South. We will occasionally feature guest artists throughout the year. Expressive, colorful and bold works of art featuring abstract Seattle city scenes, and landscapes. New paintings added to the walls weekly. We look forward to meeting new friends, and love the Georgetown community.

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.

Seattle Freeze along with Curator/Resident Artist Hoa Hong present the works of Madeline Owen and Danthanh Trinh. Live music provided by Dayana Capulong and Amy Lp. New to Georgetown and having just opened in the late Spring of 2018, Seattle Freeze is excited to join in on February 2019 Georgetown Art Attack! 6-9pm / Free Event / Family Friendly.

Full Throttle Bottles presents Isaac Quigley a Seattle artist who uses paint and abstraction to represent science and biology.  Come by Full Throttle Bottles for a beer or taste some wine provided by Petit Monde Wine Merchant, and we can discuss things like cavitation, imploding bubbles underwater, and whether the mantis shrimp or the pistol shrimp would win in a fight.

Georgetown Music  Join us for Acoustic Armageddon #50 during Georgetown’s Art Attack featuring Bud WeatherPatrick GalacticWes Sp8 and TBASA. Our long running acoustic performance is always free and all ages. Adult beverages available with ID.

HOUSEWRIGHT  is a gallery and showroom with artifacts, art, furniture, lighting and textiles. Established by designer Tim Pfeiffer and architect Steve Hoedemaker as an extension of the duo’s desire to share a range well designed pieces for the home ranging from new production, found objects from around the globe, treasured antiques, and pieces sourced from workshops and artists. Featuring the work of Kim Van SomerenSue DanielsonEmily Gherard, in partnership with Bridge Productions alongside artists, Alfred HarrisJill Young RosenastAlex Marshall, and Nancy Fargo.

Georgetown Arts and Cultural Center  presents ” When you let the light in” a solo show of new oil painting and mixed media by Angielena Chamberlain. These new works focus on navigating the process of reckless and complicated love. Sometimes healing is laughter, sometimes tears and often times misunderstood by those around us.  This is a playful look at how the artist decided to let healing happen in her own life.

Mainframe  Featuring drawings on display by illustrators Socar Myles and Bud Cook , and rock photography by Paul Hernandez , Georgetown’s neighborhood frame shop Mainframe will be open during Art Attack. Come check out the art as well as frame options for your new art purchases! New customers receive $25 off their first custom frame (valued at $100 or more).

Illumination Studio# 305   Color Intersects with Color . If you absolutely love color in all It’s form and glory then come into the studio that has the warmest, most brilliant display of color in abstract form. We have the collection of the most color of all the stops in Art Attack with Dari StolzoffFerrell, Ramona Bell, and Badieh Bryant showing images in geometric, organic, and spacial images on paper, wood and canvas. Also don’t miss Luscious Leopard Lips , our talented D.J. with a Theremin, playing atmospheric music in the background. Come in and warm yourself without the fire.

Fogue Studios & Gallery   Solo exhibition featuring Fox in the Hen House, sculptures by Tom Gormally “Over the past two years, I have created a series of sculptures, as I process the bizarre and disturbing stories that are a part of world news today”.- Tom Gormally. In Gormally’s Fox series, he approaches ongoing political and cultural turmoil how he imagines a shaman would deal with these disturbances; by creating effigies to dispel the negative influence affecting our culture.

studio e   Green Fuse : Sarah Norsworthy Immerse yourself in the Pacific Northwest forest through the artwork of Sarah Norsworthy. studio e is delighted to present our first solo exhibition of Norsworthys’ paintings, ranging from expansive panels, to delicate inks on paper, to multi-panel composites grafted together. Few artists capture the dense, organic atmosphere of the forest as tactilely as Norsworthy, whose paintings exude the scent of moss and humus. Often adopting the woods themselves as her studio, Norsworthy soaks up their essence and transfers the experience to her panels. Thick layers of oil paint seem to grow from her surfaces like bark, lichen, or vegetation. Jan 3- Feb 9, 2019. Open every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 1-6pm                                                                                                       

Equinox Studios   is a growing arts community in sunny 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.

Counterbalance Brewing presents mixed a media show by Rory Cooper. Exhibit runs January 18 – April 30.

Haunting Georgetown Art Attack October 13

Enjoy the festive Second Saturday Georgetown Art Attack on October 13 for a beautiful autumn evening of contemporary visual and performing arts presentations  that cultivate and culminate in Seattle oldest neighborhood!

Be sure to hop on board the FREE Art Ride to visit out our west end locations such as studio e, and Equinox Studios !

Among the highlights:

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery   Sarah Romano Diehl presents her new book From Crust Till Dawn , a memoir of her days in a pizza parlor, with a pizza party and book signing. Printed by Georgetown’s own Paper Press Punch. Saturday, October 13, 6:00 to 9:00 PM.

Bridge Productions For our October exhibition, Bridge Productions is pleased to present Seattle-based printmaker Kim Van Someren ‘s first solo show,Into Its Own Echo . Van Someren’s work describes an architecture that defies physics – the hulking, awkwardly traversing forms either lurch forward on impossibly small pins, or stand supernaturally affixed to the ground; impractically cantilevered extensions catapulting out of the frame. Opening reception Saturday 13 October 6-9pm, 13 October – 3 November. Open Saturdays 12 – 7pm (including day of reception)

Art Forma   Kindness In a Glance: The Photography of Nathan Vass. Nathan Vass, popular Seattle artist, blogger and bus driver, will feature large format portraits and excerpts from some of his most moving stories. The show will feature prints Nathan personally developed at the last color darkroom in the United States, which is soon to be closed. He will also debut and sign his new book, “The Lines That Make Us: Stories from Nathan’s Bus.”   artforma.seattle on Instagram

All City Coffee   Memories Are MineHen Chung. Mixed Media on Paper. Erased memories, like dead erasers, still speak. You can try to erase moments in time but marks remain –  the flecks of rubber on paper, the stains on an eraser.

Prairie Underground features the work of muralist of Xavier Roache, a Seattle based artist of color who is passionate about self expression through visual art and building community. Since he graduated from Alfred University in 2016, his art has been showcased across the United States and has collaborated with artists in London and Australia.

Marela Zacarias Studios Working with a labor-intensive process that merges sculpture with painting, Marela Zacarias fabricates forms out of wire screening attached to wooden supports or found objects to which she applies layers of plaster to create undulating forms. Through sanding, polishing, and painting, she creates sculptures with the quality of fabric, filled with movement and expressive quality. She then paints the sculptures with original patterns and geometric abstract shapes that are inspired by her research.  Her work is characterized by an interest in site specificity, socially committed history and current events. Open to the public during Art Attack. 1222 S Angelo St. Seattle, WA 98108

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.

Mainframe will be ushering in the autumn season with new ink drawings by illustrator Socar Myles. Known for her delicate, detailed and whimsical drawings of birds, trees and fantastical beasts, Socar has been a favorite with Art Attack regulars for many years, and this new set will surely delight!

Illumination Studio# 305   Concepts In Abstract . Come in and experience color like you’ve never seen before. We specialize in abstract, organic, color field and spacial paintings. Steve Rostad with organic, Dari Stolzoff with abstract and Ferrell with color field and spacial. Ramona Bell is our contributing artist with more abstract paintings. Also enjoy Luscious Leopard Lips , our D.J. with a Theremin, playing atmospheric music in the background. Color at its most vibrant.

Wittman Estes Architecture  presents F L A M B E A U. Jodie Stejer is an Encaustic artist: applying a fired torch to fuse together beeswax, resin, pigments and shellac to create abstracts inspired by her emotions within. Join her Saturday, October 13 th from 6-9 for the opening reception.

Fogue Studios & Gallery  FALL IS HERE AND SO IS THE BEER (and over 200 works of art)! Fogue Studios and Gallery is hosting a night of art, music and beer tasting compliments of Elysian Brewery ! Fogue Studios and Gallery is powered by Shunpike a 501c(3) non profit. We are 50 artists over the age of 50 redefining ageing and the art of being cool! Support the arts and give a tax deductible donation at https://foguestudios.com/ and click on the SHUNPIKE logo.

The Georgetown Liquor Co & the Seattle Arts Coalition   The Art of Eli Wolff . Eli Wolff , video game designer, creates artwork from a wide variety of influences. His paintings rotate thru-out the exhibition, so check back regularly to see new work.

Elysian Brewing  Ellen Picken Untitled Mural is ongoing and on display on the outside of the tap room. This artwork embraces abstraction through an insistent rhythm of lines that evoke the worn grooves of a vinyl record being obsessively played until the scratches make it uniquely yours. The oscillation markings are like sound-waves. They look the way punk rock feels; disruptive, fast, loud… never losing momentum.

The Conservatory   is open during Art Attack with libations, coffee and rotating artists monthly.

Georgetown Trailer Park Mall has a birthday! We hope you’ll join us in celebrating nearly a decade in the community while we welcome in our fresh fleet of vendors and share the love of art with you all! TPM tote bag giveaway (FCFS).   Pop-up art events for kiddos and adults . DJ set by Brown Hornet . Visit our Facebook page for more event details!

Counterbalance Brewing Company will be showcasing a collection of photographs by Matt Klemsz .  His landscapes capture the essence of the Pacific Northwest. With unique perspectives of iconic landmarks and scenery we all know and love, each of his shots entices you to get out and explore.

studio e   In her latest solo show, Molly Magai continues to explore the world of highways and factories as intriguing, barely noticed peripheral spaces. The manmade structures, and increasingly important natural elements, are seen as if in motion, and often rendered in a near abstract gesture. Magai’s portraiture of nature, influenced by her fear of environmental collapse, grants her industrial landscapes a novel, introspective dimension.   Open late every 2nd Saturday from 6-9pm with Georgetown Art Attack

Equinox Studios   is a growing arts community in sunny 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.

Festive Georgetown Art Attack on September 8

Don’t miss the September 8 edition of the Georgetown Art Attack featuring colorful visual and performing arts presentations throughout the historic neighborhood. Arrive early for the annual Van Haven custom van rally and  San Gennaro Italian Street Festival .

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery   Seattle cartoonist David Lasky will publish a minicomic preview of the forthcoming Georgetown Steamplant graphic novel (in collaboration with writer Mairead Case ) and discuss their approach to the project, scheduled for publication in fall of 2019. This is the first graphic novel funded by the City of Seattle’s public art program.

Interactive artist Jake Fennell will present “Reality is Mutable,” an installation employing 3-D spherical video technology and virtual reality goggles to create an immersive, surrealistic tour of the Georgetown Steamplant.

The evening includes a screening of “The Last Blast: Big Black at the Georgetown Steamplant,” which documents the legendary final show by influential Chicago industrial band Big Black on August 9, 1987, produced by Fantagraphics Bookstore curator Larry Reid. The film includes performances by Jesse Bernstein and Roland Barker .

Bridge Productions is excited to present a series of paintings by Seattle painter, printmaker, and multimedia artist Sue Danielson . This new series features work made over a period of time before, during, and after a series of residencies over the past year. For her solo exhibition, Intangible Horizon , Danielson fluctuates between the chromatic frenzied lines and layers of a city map and the verdant hues of a natural landscape.Opening Reception Saturday 8 September 6-9pm. Open Saturdays 12-7pm (Including Day Of Reception)

All City Coffee Memories Are Mine , Hen Chung . Mixed Media on Paper

Erased memories, like dead erasers, still speak. You can try to erase moments in time but marks remain –  the flecks of rubber on paper, the stains on an eraser.

Marela Zacarias Studios  Working with a labor-intensive process that merges sculpture with painting, Marela Zacarias fabricates forms out of wire screening attached to wooden supports or found objects to which she applies layers of plaster to create undulating forms. Through sanding, polishing, and painting, she creates sculptures with the quality of fabric, filled with movement and expressive quality. She then paints the sculptures with original patterns and geometric abstract shapes that are inspired by her research.  Her work is characterized by an interest in site specificity, socially committed history and current events. Open to the public during Art Attack.

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.

Georgetown Music Store   Seattle Comedy Open Mic with your host Pete GeeKay. Join us for a night of short sets from local comedians during Georgetown Art Attack. Free – All ages – Bar w/ ID 6PM – DOORS, 6:30 – SIGN UP, 7PM – SHOW

Mainframe   “Star Gazing: A Paul Hernandez Photography Retrospective”

Local photographer Paul Hernandez has cracked open the vault of negatives, circa 1988-1993, to exhibit a never published catalogue of rock photos from the Grunge era. With subjects such as Mother Love Bone, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Green Apple Quickstep and Alice in Chains, this hand-developed photography collection features both live images from Seattle iconic locales like Central Tavern and The Vogue, as well as band shots in studio and around urban Seattle. Paul’s friendships with many of these musicians allowed him to see them with their guards down, and the result is fun, poignant, beautiful and at times chilling. Artist Talk at 7:30 pm. Show runs through October 7th.

Illumination Studio# 305   Concepts In Abstract . Come in and experience color like you’ve never seen before. We specialize in abstract, organic, color field and spacial paintings. Steve Rostad with organic, Dari Stolzoff with abstract and Ferrell with color field and spacial. Ramona Bell is our contributing artist with more abstract paintings. Also enjoy Luscious Leopard Lips , our D.J. with a Theremin, playing atmospheric music in the background. Color at its most vibrant.

Fogue Studios & Gallery   LIVE ART DEMOS, SEE HOW IT’S MADE!

Join Fogue Studios for a special night of live art featuring 6 artists! You will experience sculpting, and a variety of painters using sumi, acrylic, oils, alcohol inks and encaustic mediums all while enjoying a complimentary wine and snacks. Also featuring brand-new art this month, 27 artists, over 50 showing over 200 works of art!

The Georgetown Liquor Co & the Seattle Arts Coalition  present: The Art of Eli Wolff .

Eli Wolff is a video game designer spends his free-time creating artwork from a wide variety of influences including the creative tradition of his grandmother who worked as a neon sign designer in Seattle in the 1950’s most famously the Pink Elephant car wash sign. He does new paintings at least a couple times a month, so check back regularly to see new work.

Elysian Brewing Ellen Picken Untitled Mural – Elysian Brewing 2018 is ongoing and on display on the outside of the tap room. This artwork embraces abstraction through an insistent rhythm of lines that evoke the worn grooves of a vinyl record being obsessively played until the scratches make it uniquely yours. The oscillation markings are like sound-waves. They look the way punk rock feels; disruptive, fast, loud… never losing momentum.

The Conservatory   is open during Art Attack with libations, coffee and rotating artists monthly.

Georgetown Trailer Park Mall   wants you to join them for the show of a lifetime! The Post Punks will be performing 2 sets of your favorite 80s jams by: INXS! The Smiths! Echo and the Bunnymen! And so many more! We’re not your typical mall, and this isn’t your typical cover band. Refreshingly family friendly. Absolutely free rock and roll. 7pm start.

Counterbalance Brewing Company   will be showcasing a collection of photographs by Matt Klemsz .  His landscapes capture the essence of the Pacific Northwest. With unique perspectives of iconic landmarks and scenery we all know and love, each of his shots entices you to get out and explore.

studio e  Becoming American, group show features works that rehearse, analyze, and deconstruct the ideologies of American heritage rather than reiterate confrontational stances, the exhibition delves into themes of race, gender, place, and cultural identity while maintaining a connection to the formal approaches embedded within the larger practice of participating artists. With our empathic cultural ethics now under greater threat than ever before, the show provides an opportunity to step into direct relations with the imaginary of what it means to strive toward becoming American.

Equinox Studios   is a growing arts community in sunny 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.