Spooky Georgetown Art Attack on October 14!

 

Join the Georgetown Art Attack for a spooky evening of art throughout the historic industrial arts district. Be sure to hop aboard the FREE Art Ride tour to visit many studio/gallery locations, including our west, such as studio e, SANCA and Equinox Studios!

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery  welcomes a power trio of young cartoonists. Denver’s Noah Van Sciver signs copies his recent graphic novels “Fante Bukowski” and “Johnny Appleseed”, Joseph Remnant of Los Angeles signs “Cartoon Clouds”, and Seattle’s D. W. presents “Mountebank” with a book signing and exhibition.                                                                                                                Opening Saturday, October 14, 6:00 to 9:00 PM.

All City Coffee  This tribute art show to Dave Mazak will be up thru the month of October. The bird houses were built and designed by 20 artist for the “Love-Hate” exhibit.

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 October, Bridge Productions presents SUSTAINING NEW PATRONAGE: A BRAINSTORMING PROJECT. This series of events is designed to collectively investigate, research, and demystify the behind the scenes structure of the gallery model as it currently exists. Please join us for our first conversation on 2nd Saturday at 2pm, right before Art Attack, with COLLECT – a group dedicated to fostering new collectors in Seattle. Also featured is a group exhibition of works by Julie Alpert, Tim Cross, Sue Danielson, Emily Gherard, Dave Kennedy, Kat Larson, and more. Opening reception 14 October 6-9 PM

Oxbow  is featuring Chris McMullenInfrastructure -thru October 14. Chris McMullen creates a series of kinetic and participatory sculptures that evoke the modern infrastructure that is required to move people and products around the globe. His installation is the latest in a series of artist residencies, creating site specific installations.

HOEDEMAKER PFEIFFER  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 Opening reception Saturday 14 October 6-9pm

 

HOEDEMAKER PFEIFFER GALLERY ADJUNCT APPENDAGES – Kim Van Someren and Ellen Zeigler In this group show, Adjunct Appendages, 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 Opening reception Saturday 14 October 6-9pm

Krab Jab Studios presents Symbolists. Featuring artists from all over the world,  this show explores the continuation of the 19th Century ‘Symbolist’ movement as it enters into the 21st Century.  Rich in meaning and context,  the interplay between art and viewer is dynamic and personal. Show runs thru November 5th

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. With new work up, you’ll be glad you came by.

Georgetown Trailer Park Mall Come join your Trailer Park brethren to resurrect your cosplay from the year, dust off your best fursuit, get your family costumes in order, or just come in your best genderbent Halloween regalia! We’ve got so many prizes for so many special categories that we don’t have the word count to talk about it.

studio e   presents 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.

Wittman Estes hosts Matthew Whitney | Joel Heflin Oppositions: Drawing as Past and Future Activity. Conceptual artist Matthew Whitney and Multi-disciplinary artist Joel Heflin exhibit recent work on the tension between line drawing as documentation and representative of future activity. Whitney creates meditative paths through public spaces and recreates his walks through GPS and scale line drawings. Heflin’s gestural drawings reflect on abstract emotional values as potential creative activity.

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.

Coltura kicks off the “Georgetown No-Gas Mural” project with an evening of art making as artist Craig Cundiff begins his large scale painting at the corner of S Vale St. and Corson Avenue S.  Cundiff’s colorful composition and powerful motif was selected in a national competition. Meet the artist and learn more about the project on October 14 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. Guests are invited to return for the dedication of the completed mural at the November 11 Art Attack.

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.