Festive Holiday Georgetown Art Attack December 9!

Join us on December 9 as we light the winter night with the festive holiday edition of the Georgetown Art Attack. featuring the best of regional and national works. Be sure to hop aboard the FREE Art Ride tour to visit many remote studio/gallery locations, including studio e, and Equinox Studios!

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery Celebrate the 11th Anniversary of Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery with comix, music and more featuring DAME DARCYCHARLES FORSMAN and FRANK YOUNG    Saturday, December 9, 6 – 9 PM

All City Coffee “Day & Night” a collection of Minimalist-Pop Surrealism with new work by artist John Tingley (tnglr) This exhibit examining growth and change will be up thru December.

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.

Bridge Productions  This December we’re delighted to present Julie Alpert and Andy Arkley‘s immersive installation, Desert Daze, at Bridge Productions. Desert Daze is a collaborative installation and other, smaller works created by Julie Alpert and Andy Arkley during yearlong residency at the Roswell Artist in Residence Program. Both artists are well-known for their large-scale installations which reference colorful, graphic imagery and contemporary pop culture. In these installations, they construct a brilliantly executed three-dimensional painting out of color, shape, and pattern; inviting us to to step into the composition as participants in an up-close and abundantly sensory experience.

Interstitial presents “Who’s the Daddy,” a solo exhibition by Wong Ping. Flashing, pop-like imagery; visual and auditory narrations that explicitly touch upon sex, politics and social relations; vibrant installations that extend into three dimensions the artist’s fantastical animation world – these are but cornerstones of Wong Ping’s (b. 1984, Hong Kong) practice that combines the crass and the colourful to mount a discourse around repressed sexuality, personal sentiments and political limitations. Hong Kong born and raised, Wong Ping discusses his observations of society, from teenage to adulthood, using a visual language that sits on the border of shocking and amusing.November 11 – December 23, 2017.

Oxbow  Seattle-based artist, Barbara Robertson has created a site-specific installation, titled “Architectonic,” composed of three projected animations which use the expansive Oxbow space as an integral part of the image. This project is an on-going work in progress, and Ms. Robertson will continue to add new elements to the installation during November and December, through the end of the exhibition.

HOEDEMAKER PFEIFFER– 6113 13th Ave. S. presents KAT LARSON   In Kat Larson’s latest series of photographs and video, she continues the story of a being from another planet who crash lands on Earth, which serves as a parable to the power of connection, perseverance, and strength of the spirit. Produced by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, curated by Bridge Productions.

HOEDEMAKER PFEIFFER GALLERY – 6109 13th Ave, S. hosts group show,ADJUNCT APPENDAGES – Kim Van Someren and Ellen Zeigler in which artists use drawing, intaglio, and collage to question the arbitrary functions of bodies, structures, machinery, and limbs.  ALGOPLEX II Spacefiller – Alex Miller and Alex Nagy. Spacefiller, a collaborative duo formed by Alex Miller and Alex Nagy present an interactive video and digital installation. Produced by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, curated by Bridge Productions.

Krab Jab Studios Presents “Master and Neophyte”, featuring renowned painters Brigid Marlin and Brom and up-and-comers Miguel Tio and Kyle Abernethy. This show of imaginative realism explores the careers of two “masters” and the impression they left on their two students, both masterful in their own right.  Show runs through January 7th, 2018.

Illumination Studio# 305  presents Rostad and Ferrell. presenting Rostad,Dari Stolzoff and Ferrell. Rostad, explores the inner beauty of our neurological system through vibrant color and Ferrell explores spatial and color field through abstraction. Also Dari Stolzoffas abstract expression in in bright color and light. Music by “DJ” Luscious Leopard Lips, who brings background music with a Theremin synthesizer and keyboards. With new work up, you’ll be glad you came by.

studio e  Brian Beck: rot. Beck’s latest work questions the stability of a single meaning conventionally granted to a familiar object. Departing from what appear to be wooden children’s toys, the art pieces are composed from carefully handcrafted and tenuously related elements, abstracted to their basic shapes and color. Beck’s category-defying display of three-dimensional collages mounted on white walls breaks the boundaries between daily objects, sculpture, painting, and conceptual art. Open Friday & Saturday from 1-6pm and always during GEORGETOWN ART ATTACK

The Georgetown Liquor Co will have an encore of Dave Ryan‘s latest work (Manticore Stencil Art) for the month December! Pop art on records, celebrity stencil portraits, nerdy naturescapes, and more!

Praxis Arts Explore a year-long journey of daily oil paintings made by a local Georgetown artist, Forrest Olson, whom spent over 3,000 hours in 2016 crafting a mountain of tiny art pieces. Please visit Praxis Arts during December 9th Art Attack and experience this one-time preview of all 366 paintings before the reception on December 16th. Claim your favorite piece in time for the holidays!

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. Equinox Studios welcomes the public to their annual holiday event “Very Open House.”

 

 

Georgetown Second Saturday Art Attack on November 11

 

Join us on November 11th for a beautiful autumn evening of art in Georgetown’s ever expanding industrial, contemporary visual and performing artists/arts district, featuring the best of regional and national works. Be sure to hop aboard the FREE Art Ride tour to visit many studio/gallery locations, including our west, such as studio e, and Equinox Studios!

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery  hosts Mita Mahato presenting her new graphic novel “In Between,” together with the Short Run Marathon exhibition featuring original artwork by Emil Ferris, Leela Corman, JuliaWertz, Jordan Crane, Gemma Correll, Tom Hart, nishat akhtar, Rebecca Artemisa, & Anders Nilsen.

 

Coltura unveils and celebrates first anti-gasoline mural. The dedication ceremony of local artist, Craig Cundiff‘s, beautiful and striking mural will begin at 3:00 at 969 S. Nebraska on the S. Vale side of the building. The ceremony will feature Coltura’s founder, Matthew Metz, State Representative Zack Hudgins and lifelong south end resident and activist Paola Maranan. Come see the mural, have pizza, celebrate and view Coltura’s “gas trap!” Coltura appreciates the support of the City of Seattle through a Department of Neighborhoods grant.

 

All City Coffee presents “Day & Night” a collection of Minimalist-Pop Surrealism with new work by artist John Tingley (tnglr). A show examining growth and change.

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.

Bridge Productions is pleased to announce the return of Seattle-based painter, draughtsman, and printmaker Emily Gherard. Gherard is best known for the powerfully physical works she builds through the accumulation and erosion of repetitive mark-making in charcoal, graphite, and paint. Tearing, scratching, and sanding the surface onto which she continually adds material, Gherard builds up a physicality, which brings tangible weight and gravity to her work. For her latest series of works in It All Burns, Emily Gherard presents a series of new paintings that continue the figurative work in abstraction, as well as a body of carved and graphite drawings on new material, rubber.  November 9 – December 2. Opening reception 11 November 6 – 9pm

Interstitial Who’s the Daddy, a solo exhibition by Wong Ping  Flashing, pop-like imagery; visual and auditory narrations that explicitly touch upon sex, politics and social relations; vibrant installations that extend into three dimensions the artist’s fantastical animation world – these are but cornerstones of Wong Ping’s (b. 1984, Hong Kong) practice that combines the crass and the colourful to mount a discourse around repressed sexuality, personal sentiments and political limitations. Hong Kong born and raised, Wong Ping discusses his observations of society, from teenage to adulthood, using a visual language that sits on the border of shocking and amusing. November 11 – December 23, 2017

Oxbow  Seattle-based artist, Barbara Robertson has created a site-specific installation, titled “Architectonic,” composed of three projected animations which use the expansive Oxbow space as an integral part of the image. This project is an on-going work in progress, and Ms. Robertson will continue to add new elements to the installation during November and December, through the end of the exhibition, January 6.  Gallery hours: Thursday, Friday and Saturday 4-7 pm. (closed 11/23-11/25)

Prairie Underground  You’re invited to feast at a table of color, collage and performativtiy of Thanksgiving, November 11, 6-9pm. A new collection of pieces by FEMAIL using reconstructed Sale Samples from Prairie Underground’s archive. A series of collage inspired by the collection will be on view alongside an installation in the boutique space.Live performances throughout the evening. All items are available for purchase and three looks will be auctioned to benefit Muses Conscious Fashion Studio. Photos by Clara Pathe and Chrissie White.

HOEDEMAKER PFEIFFER – 6113 13th Ave. S. presents Kat Larson.In Kat Larson’s latest series of photographs and video, she continues the story of a being from another planet who crash lands on Earth, which serves as a parable to the power of connection, perseverance, and strength of the spirit. Produced by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, curated by Bridge Productions. 10 October – 31 December.

HOEDEMAKER PFEIFFER GALLERY – 6109 13th Ave, S. hosts group show, ADJUNCT APPENDAGES – Kim Van Someren and Ellen Zeigler in which artists use drawing, intaglio, and collage to question the arbitrary functions of bodies, structures, machinery, and limbs.  ALGOPLEX II Spacefiller – Alex Miller and Alex Nagy. Spacefiller, a collaborative duo formed by Alex Miller and Alex Nagy present an interactive video and digital installation. Produced by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, curated by Bridge Productions.  10 October – 1 December

Krab Jab Studios  Master and Neophyte: Brigid Marlin, Brom, Miguel Tio and Kyle Abernethy. “Master and Neophyte” welcomes “master” painters Brigid Marlin and Brom, and “neophytes” Miguel Tio and Kyle Abernethy in this stunning four person show. Dark, dreamy and surreal, the paintings represent a combined lifetime of skill and vision by all four artists. Brom and Kyle Abernethy will be in attendance, hosting an Artist Talk at 7:30 pm. Show runs through January 7th, 2018.

Illumination Studio# 305  presents Rostad and Ferrell. Rostad, explores the inner beauty of our neurological system through vibrant color and Ferrell explores spatial and color field through abstraction. Also welcoming Dari Stolzoff as a new partner in the studio. Music by “DJ” Luscious Leopard Lips, who brings background music with a Theremin synthesizer and keyboards. With new work up, you’ll be glad you came by.

studio e  WHEN YOU WERE THERE YOU KNEW THE LANGUAGE: New work by Gillian Theobald. This exhibit will include large highly chromatic abstract landscape paintings; collages made from painted found packaging (trash), manipulated into a shallow space; and some drawings of the Duwamish. Theobald typically has done more than one body of work at a time. These three series address the question of our effect on paradise.   studio e is open each Friday & Saturday from 1-6pm and always during GEORGETOWN ART ATTACK!

The Georgetown Liquor Co  will have an encore of Dave Ryan‘s latest work (Manticore Stencil Art) for the months of November & December! Pop art on records, celebrity stencil portraits, nerdy naturescapes, and more!

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.

 

 

 

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

 

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.

 

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!