No Foolin’. Georgetown Art Attack on April 8

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Join us on Saturday, April 8 for the Georgetown Second Saturday Art Attack for an evening of contemporary art and music as we celebrate all the creative diversity of Seattle’s oldest neighborhood. With our FREE Art Ride, you can visit our west end studios and galleries such as Equinox Studios, studio e, and SANCA. 

 

 

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Bridge Productions  & Oxbow  Michelle de la Vega‘s The Sugar Project will culminate in an exciting two-gallery 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. Reception on Saturday, April 8, 6:00 – 9:00 PM.

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Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery  presents an exhibition of the recent work of visionary artist and musician Ron Regé, Jr. What Parsifal Saw. Opening reception and book signing on Saturday, April 8, 6:00 to 9:00 pm through May 10th.

 

 

 

 

 

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All City Coffee continues to exhibit of large scale figurative oil paintings from local Seattle artist Sullivan Giles will be on display thru April 30th.

Rainier Glass Studio is welcoming and collaborating with glass artist, Alan Fulley for the month of April. 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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Hammie Salon presents Space Needle. April is the 55th Anniversary of the opening of Century 21, aka Seattle World’s Fair, and the Space Needle’s official opening. This local monument is well-loved by locals and is the landmark most often associated with Seattle. You may not realize how present it is in everyday life. Experience unique perspectives captured by seven local photographers. Featuring: Tracy Adams, John Cornicello, EspressoBuzz, Quintin Dorquez, Mark Griffith, Arpad Jasko and Brenda Pederson.

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Krab Jab Studios  presents “A World of Fae”,  featuring Iris Compiet, AM Sartor, and Virginie Ropars, with additional art by Brian and Wendy Froud. Enter the magical world of eternal twilight, where fairies, goblins, and elves abound! Opening Reception: April 8th, 6 – 9 pm with Artist Talk featuring AM Sartor at 7:30 pm

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Eight and Sand  is exhibiting  a Botanical group show featuring Seattle artist Rhodora Jacob. Local and national artists will be represented artist list TBA. Refreshments provided.

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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.

 

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Georgetown Trailer Park Mall  is proud to present INTERGALACTIC SESSIONS 3. This will be an out-of-this-world improv musical set, played by musicians from He Whose Ox is Gored, Noonmoon, Afrocop, plus more TBA. First set starts at 7pm, but the mall will be open from noon for all of your shopping needs. Free! All ages! See you there!

 

 

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Praxis Arts  invites you to enjoy immersive art, wine, sounds & thought provoking conversation featuring Amidst Perspective, new works by Sienna Dawn. Sienna Dawn has been incredibly focused and pouring much of her time into a fresh series of paintings, transitioning from acrylics to oils and will be debuting  Version 2.0 of her circular canvas paintings. Open April 8th from 6-10pm and Sunday-Tuesday from 2-6pm.

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El Sirenito  will feature Ferndale artist Jill Feenstra‘s latest abstract series ‘Someday, you’ll wishyou were here‘ which explores her grandmother’s intimate relationship with the growing seasons through a nostalgic lens. This acrylic collection is comprised of vibrant, organic abstract paintings.

 

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studio e  Stephanie Buer, Jon Dove, Ann Duffy, Molly Magai, and Karen Woods examine the American experience of vast-spreading urbanization and car culture in “Urban/Suburban Memories”.  They rediscover slices of reality that either escape our attention, or become lodged in our subconscious due to their quotidian nature. The overall lack of human presence orchestrates the sensation of estrangement and alienation these artists unanimously capture in their work.

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 presents Acoustic Armageddon #34 featuring music by the best regional artists Jeff Tobin, Scott Turner, Brent Carpenter and Scott Helgason from 6-9 pm. All ages. Free.

The Georgetown Liquor Company  is featuring the Art of Krissy Downing, showing thru 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

 

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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!

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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.