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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HIGHLIGHTS:

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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!

HIGHLIGHTS:

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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.