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.

 

Usher in Autumn with Georgetown Art Attack on September 10

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Georgetown Art Attack is ushering in Autumn with spectacular exhibits, a blown glass pumpkin patch and the best of Seattle’s contemporary visual and performing arts.We recommend coming early to make a full day of your art experience in Seattle’s oldest neighborhood perusing the artistic stylings at Van Haven on 12th Ave. S., wine tasting at Charles Smith Wines, enjoying a bite at one of the many restaurants throughout the neighborhood, many of whom serve beer from our favorite, Georgetown Brewery or support local charities by participating in the San Gennaro Festival activities.

Jump on the FREE Art Ride to check out our west end locations such as Equinox Studios, studio e and SANCA.

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Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery presents R. Crumb: Early Works, 1965 – 1967 on Saturday, September 10. This important exhibition features over 40 previously unseen original drawings and arcane artifacts which demonstrate the development of the artist’s signature style.  The show remains on view through November 2, 2016.

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All City Coffee is exhibiting Friends | Artists | Heroes, the photography of Lisa Scott Owen. These are the first images from a body of work that will build over time, exposing new audiences to historically important artists who work in mediums, such as surfing and skateboarding, that not everyone considers art. This work is also about creating images for the artist themselves that help them have some control of how their stories are being told and inspire others.

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Rainier Glass Studio invites you to their autumn blown glass pumpkin patch and become part of the glass art experience! Watch the live demonstrations and be inspired to reserve blow your own pumpkin! Open for Art Attack, 6-9 pm.

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Bridge Productions  is pleased to present Anamorphosis, in which photographer and installation artist Dave Kennedy introduces new work, continuing the investigation he began with The Likeliness of an Appearance. In this series, Kennedy explores the illusory nature of objects and space using photography, collage, and installation to play with ideas of identity, truth, illusion, and perception. Opening reception September 7, 6-9 pm

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Krab Jab Studio presents “Femina Mystica”: Bud Cook, David Gray, and Mark Poole.This show explores the interaction between the female figure and her surroundings in a series of paintings by illustrators Bud Cook, Mark Poole and realist painter David Gray. The result is introspective, iconic and beautiful. Artist Talk at 7:30 pm with all three artists in attendance.

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Georgetown Arts and Cultural Center  is exhibiting new works by Carol Rashawnna Williams AKA K-LOVE‘ Artifacts from the future’ a series of large monoprints / paintings. This show is an exploration of objects, ideas, tools and resources that our collective future ancestors deemed necessary to the survival of our species: clean water, electricity, land, animals of the food chain indicators, shelter, spirit, conifers, handwriting, music, art, and empathy.

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Eight and Sand is hosting the closing reception for The Great Outdoors group show, featuring art inspired by the great outdoors. Camping, wildlife, hipster loggers and starry skies. Local and national artists are represented.

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Georgetown Trailer Park Mall presents CHICKEN SH*T BINGO! Tickets are only $5 each, and will be on sale 12-6:30pm. They will be hosting 3 rounds starting at 7pm. Winners will all take home an awesome gift basket! All proceeds will be donated to a very close friend of ours who sadly lost her home in a tragic fire. Come give a sh*t with us!

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studio e is exhibiting GLUE a group collage show, work by Brian Cypher, Warren Dykeman, Damien Hoar de Galvan, John Rizzotto, Curtis Steiner, Gillian Theobald and Heather Wilcoxon.

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.

Illumination Studio #305  presents Rostad and Ferrell. Rostad, being in the medical field, explores the inner beauty of our neurological system through abstraction and vibrant color and Ferrell, having a degree in art, explores spacial and color field through abstraction and planes of color. Also, Luscious Leopard Lips, with vast musical tastes, brings atmospheric music as a DJ with a Theremin synthesizer and keyboards.

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Romantic 8th Anniversary of the Georgetown Art Attack on February 13

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Join us as we celebrate our love of art with 8 years of the Georgetown Art Attack! Art, music, chocolate, wine and beer, all in the heart of the historic industrial district, we do Valentine’s done right! Stellar industrial, contemporary visual and performing arts/artists at over 40 locations with a FREE Art Ride that stops at many studio/gallery locations, bringing you full circle complete with a tour of our west end locations such as studio e, SANCA and Equinox Studios for live demonstrations, open studios, music and fun!

HIGHLIGHTS:

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  • Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery  presents “Underworld: From Hoboken to Hollywood” by Kaz. In addition to his career as an Emmy-winning writer for animation (Cartoon Network’s Camp Lazlo, Disney’s Phineas and Ferb, and Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob Squarepants), Kaz has been drawing his weekly Underworld comic strip since 1992. Come celebrate the first comprehensive collection of his clever creation on February 13 with a book signing and exhibition of original art.

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  • The Alice is pleased to announce In Search of Conjunctions, a group exhibition of new drawing, photography, video and sculpture from DemianDinéYazhi’, Kerry Downey, Gabriel Jesiolowski, Ellen Lesperance and Sara Osebold. The featured artists find moments of quiet intimacy and meditation through texture and nature,while simultaneously exercising a critical linguistic wit. Exhibit opens January 23, 2016

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  • All City Coffee will be showing The Art Of Trashion thru February 29th. Tammy Perry‘s found & recycled art has a post apocalyptic steam punk edge, with a nod to the past while incorporating her own strong interpretations to the mediums.

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  • The Hammie Salon is featuring Tonia S. Arehart, “A Call To Your Brave Self”. Tonia creates portals and resting places, which allow viewers experiences of expansion and rest. During the creation process she ask questions with colors, shapes, new and old world mediums.  She is committed to the expression that at the end of the road, there is ‘NO END OF THE ROAD’, it is only another chance of expansion and rest.

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  • Krab Jab Studios will be exhibiting “Arboreal Dreams”, featuring: Bastien Lecouffe Deharme, Braden Duncan, David Gray, Drew Tucker, Elijah Evenson, Emily Fiegenschuh, Greg Spalenka, Iris Compiet, Jeff Menges, Mark Poole, Olivier Villoingt, RovinaCai, Stephanie Pui-Mun Law, Vinod Rams, Virginie Ropars, Yuko Ishii, and Yvette Endrijautzki. Whether the tree is mystical, nurturing, menacing, rendered in watercolor, oil paint or sculpture, they delight our imaginations. Opening reception: February 13th, 6-9PM with a curator talk at 7:30PM

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  • Mainframe Shop  presents NO SÉ: new works by Gabriel Marquez. Emerging artist, Gabriel Marquez is exhibiting new large scale mixed media based artworks. No Sé explores the ideas and values of place as regional, social, and temporal, cultural identity, and the nature of visual language as a potential contradiction of artistic practice. Artist reception, Saturday, February 13th from 6pm – 9pm with previews and pre-sales by appointment.

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  • The Conservatory  presents Alla Prima: A Night of Live Portraiture.See award winning artists paint live from a costumed model at The Conservatory during Georgetown Art Attack 6pm to 9pm

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  • Eight and Sand is proud to present new mixed media works from Seattle based artist, Rhodora Jacob. Rhodora illustrates lush pastel worlds filled with beings who dwell in overgrown vegetation. Other-worlds where everything seems to have a soul. Please join for art and snacks.

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  • Praxis Arts  is featuring Claudio Duran‘s beautiful works of art in the Theoria Gallery, Praxis Arts’ in house gallery opens on Saturday, February 13, 6-9pm. Claudio’s artwork is inspired by unexpected color combinations, machinery, nature and wildlife and other Pacific Northwest artists. Gallery hours are Thursday-Sunday from 2-5pm.

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  • Machine House Brewery  is exhibiting Andy PorterWild NorthwestA Benefit for Washington Brewshed. Andy’s photographs document the way mountains, rivers and forests demand our attention, taking control of our emotions.  Andy and Machine House are working with Washington Wild and their Brewshed program to help them give our natural surroundings the respect they deserve.

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  • studio e  is featuring Timorous Beasties, a photography exhibition loosely curated on the subject of fur, feathers, and foliage and its use as props in documentary, street, and studio photography. The set is curated by Netra Nei and includes work by two Seattle photographers amongst an international group of photographers sourced on social media from the US, Europe, and Japan.

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  • Equinox Studios is a growing arts community in West Georgetown, home to over 100 artists working in a staggering array of mediums, including blacksmithing, welding, woodworking, cycle fabrication, sculpture, painting, film, glass, ceramics, photography, performance art, music, and more! Hop on the free Art Ride shuttle and join Equinox for live demonstrations, open studios and fun!

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  • Georgetown Trailer Park Mall is hosting their 2nd annual Valentines Schmalentines party on Saturday, February 13! Be there by 6:30pm to vie for awesome Trailer Park Mall shwag in our GIANT TWISTER competition! Followed by live performances by local talent, covering your favorite love/heartbreak songs at 7:30pm. Come for the shopping, stay for the shenanigans!

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  • Georgetown Arts and Cultural Center presents “Love Attack” a multi media assemblage by creative designer, Holly Downey. Custom specialty Love Potions with your selection of  bottle, an essential oil scent mixed with organic sunflower oil. Hand crafted decorative ticklers are also available..Holly Inc Designs is nestled in Studio 1 in  the Georgetown Arts and Cultural center.

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  • Georgetown Music Store is hosting Acoustic Armageddon 21. Monthly acoustic performances by regional artists and rotating visual art. Always free and all ages are welcome, every second Saturday during Art Attack, 6 – 9:30 pm

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  • 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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  • Zippy’s will be showing “The Art of Eli Wolff” — new acrylic paintings by local artist, Eli Wolff. Eli Wolff, a Seattle native makes art designed to get people to laugh. His fondness for cartoons, sci-fi and fantasy book covers, 70s movie posters, and all kinds of pop-culture that creep into his work with visual puns and geeky mash-ups.