Spring Into the Georgetown Art Attack on April 13!

Spring has sprung and the Georgetown Art Attack is in full swing! Join us in supporting the vast array of inspiring industrial, fine arts, contemporary visual and performing arts with music, art, and makers in Seattle’s oldest neighborhood.  Georgetown, where art matters.

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

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery  Please join us on Saturday, April 13 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM for an exhibition of watercolors and drawings by Mexican multimedia artist Charles Glaubitz as he launches the second volume of his metaphysical graphic novel Starseeds . Also appearing is award-winning cartoonist and illustrator Leela Corman, co-founder of Sequential Artists Workshop in Gainesville, Florida. Glaubitz’s Starseeds emerged from a series of narrative paintings on modern mythology. His subsequent graphic novel is informed by sources such as Joseph Campbell, Jack Kirby, Robert Anton Wilson, and the Mayan Aztec Codex – a fascinating and fluid meditation on the human condition. Glaubitz will exhibit recent watercolor works related to the book. This event will also introduce a Starseeds-branded hot sauce from HOSA, a Bellingham-based boutique condiment company co-founded by Fantagraphics art director Jacob Covey. New York artist Leela Corman returns to Seattle in advance of the Trailer Blaze women artists retreat sponsored by Short Run. She’ll sign copies of her acclaimed graphic novel Unterzakhn and the recent short story collection We All Wish for Deadly Force.

All City Coffee Presents nautical paintings by Thomas Crestodina.

Johansson Art Gallery Come see the newest  paintings, influenced by artist Fumiko Kimura. Expressive, colorful and bold works featuring abstract Seattle scenes, landscapes and abstracts. New paintings added to the walls weekly. We look forward to meeting new friends, and sharing the love in the Georgetown community

Prairie Underground Presents Nancy Jones. This series of watercolors references our human need for meaning using configured codes both familiar and new, creating complex moods with dialects of representational scenes with overlaid motifs and auratic light. The logos, more arbitrary and simplified appear to be the connecting narrative between the figures, detached and distant, allowing a space for reflection, while auratic light works with semblance.

 

Oxbow Presents Polaris by Chanee Choi.   Artist reception 6-8 pm, Public performance 7:00 PM. Gallery hours 4/18-4/27 Thursday-Saturday 5-8 pm

Polaris is an immersive experience by Chanee Choi, incorporating neon, sculpture, video games, wearable tech, embroidery and movement.  The work is inspired by starlight and our existence in the universe. Choi proposes that each of us has a signal within us that we can use to communicate with other worlds.  Our signal connects us to the universe, and could be something we can see, feel, or touch. Choi creates a space for us discover the signal within through interactive video installations, and many interactive sources of light – LED, neon, and video projection. Like footsteps echoing in a cave, your movement through Polaris will be echoed in the light as it reacts to your presence. There are 2 butoh performances for the show. The first one is in the opening reception on 4/13, and 4/19. Two performers wear LED costumes that interact with their movement.

Jellyfish BrewingJellyfish Brewing and Bruno B Art Collectif present Kate Tesch. Using gravity as an applicator, Kate builds layers upon layers of paint drips, producing a face-melting array of texture and color that defy traditional two-dimensional art form.

The Palace Theater and Art Bar Drag and the City attracts lovers of drag shows from near and far! Dames of Drag have been the headliner for Burien Pride for two years,helping to grow the event as one of the most Seattle suburban pride events in the area. This hit show is back for the latest installment featuring Tru St. James , Donnatella Howe , Kara Sutra , Dutchess Drew Nightshade and Miss Fraya Love. The Tru St. James birthday show will have lots of fun, roasting the bawdy queen and have some pretty amazing surprises!  All performers offer different generational views and interpretations of the art of drag including some LIVE singing and comedy.

$15 at the door with pre-show tickets available for only $12 here: damesofdrag.ticketleap.com/drag-and-the-city/ with music beginning at 7pm and the show starting at 8pm with a short intermission.  This event is 18+ with Valid ID only.

Georgetown Music Hosts an early show with 3 amazing solo performances by Benjamin Thomas-KennedyJim Davis and Jeff Tobin. April 13th – 7pm – $5 – All ages – Bar w/ ID.

Deep Sea Sugar and Salt Art by Trisha Gilmore, pop up with Temple Pastries, apparel and goods from And Also.

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.

BOPBOX They say that there are only two days in life, the day that it begins, and the day that it ends. Only Two Days examines the uncanny and the pedestrian, en route from one to the other, featuring photography by Christian Sorensen Hansen

Elysian Brewing Tap Room Presents Ink, an artist hailing from Maine. Her career began with painting graffiti on walls, under bridges, and on abandoned buildings. Through her love of hip hop, her creative mind erupted and inspired her to follow her true calling. Ink captures environmental dilemmas, beauty, humor, everyday life, and emotions to help people see life from her perspective.

Georgetown Liquor Company The Art of Craig Brookbush. Paintings of fast cars, wild animals & cultural icons!

Fogue Studios & Gallery Featured Solo Artists: Odd Jelly Out: Introversion. An immersive and interactive sculpture installation by Missy Douglas & Kim Rask. With musical soundscape created and performed by Stuart McLeod. Opening reception April 13th 6-9pm. Refreshments served. Fogue Studio Members: Introducing new art and artists members. 38 artists and over 200 original works of art, and live studio demos!

studio e The Purfume Counter : Dawn Cerny & Damien Hoar de Galvan. A collaborative 2-artist, 2-gallery exhibition. Opening reception April 13th 6-9pm

Dawn Cerny and Damien Hoar de Galvan share an aesthetic that is both formaland reductive while maintaining a sense of fun and curiosity.  Both artists offer objects that allow us to contemplate their function, texture, and relation to the human body. Also, when shown together, they address issues of usefulness and create a tension of belief albeit fragile.” -Robert Yoder.

Exhibit runs April 11 – May 18, 2019

The Shed  Part II: BEASTS (THE LAST DREAM OF THE BEAST) , the art of Christopher Petersen durational performance installation, April 13 , 6:30-8:30 PM…a theatrical work… an electronic media drama in which both music and images will be visceral, clearly articulated, forceful and at times violent. THE BEAST (a creature caught between man and beast) believes a poetic theory that if one dies while dreaming, that dream becomes infinite. He fantasizes a beautiful ‘beast woman’ who, blind and armless, falls in love with him. The ending aria is their final love moment in which he dies in his sleep. Her ending lullaby acknowledges both the death and the eternal dream.

6631 Ellis Ave S, entrance from alley off of Warsaw ONLY

Equinox Studios  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 through April 30.

 

 

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.