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.

 

Georgetown Art Attack in August is Hot!

 

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Georgetown Art Attack is pleased to present another star studded summer evening featuring not only the best of Seattle’s contemporary visual and performing arts, but also our Annual Drag Strip show, hosted by the lovely and gracious Sylvia O’Stayformore !!!
With so much to see and do, you can jump aboard the FREE Art Ride to check out our west end locations such as Equinox Studios, studio e and SANCA and not miss a thing.

Come early for wine tasting at Charles Smith Wines or a bite at one of the many delicious restaurants throughout the neighborhood, many of whom serve beer from our favorite, Georgetown Brewery!

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Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery presents incomparable Seattle cartoonist Peter Bagge signing advanced copies of his seminal NEAT STUFF comix, collected for the first time in a deluxe slipcase edition. Artist will appear from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.

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Georgetown Trailer Park Mall A major element of Georgetown Art Attack in August is the racy Trailer Park Drag Strip.  Bring your lawn chairs and picnic supplies for an evening of art, shopping and entertainment under the stars. This event is going to be off the charts. Come down to Georgetown and have some fun!  No admission. Every girl will be working for tips. BRING YOUR SINGLES!  Sylvia O’Stayformore will be your the hostess for the evening featuring Honey Bucket, Jackie Hell, Monikkie Shame, Abbey Roads, James and Kerry Darling, Jacques n’Aww, Strawberry Shartcake and Queen of the Universe Donna Tella Howe!

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Rainier Glass Studioinvites you to become part of the glass art experience! Browse thru the Gallery’s unique array of one of kind blown glass art pieces, watch the live demonstrations and get inspired to reserve blow your own lessons! Open for Art Attack, 6-9pm.

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Bridge Productions  is honored to present New Trees, Tim Cross’ second solo exhibition at the gallery. In the artist’s new body of work, he will continue his exploration of color, form, and material to describe his fantastical science fiction scenery and unfamiliar chromatic terrain. The title, New Trees, suggests a hint of new growth and optimism emerging from the foreign ground. As we view this new land through Cross’ fractured kaleidoscopic perspective, we imagine a new beginning.

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The Hammie Salon  hosts Springtime in The Palouse, photography of  Brenda J Pederson. The Palouse is a magical place. In the spring, the undulating hills, electric green of young wheat and lentils, and the brown and gold, plowed and fallow fields create a patchwork of amazing beauty. In this exhibit Brenda Pederson explores the Palouse Scenic Byway sharing a small glimpse of this enchanted kingdom through her photos.

Miller School of Art  presents the collection, “Joy” by Heather Danso. Her playful approach to the process of painting creates dramatically delightful portraits and playful abstracts, which intentionally celebrate diverse expressions of empowerment, happiness, and beauty.

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Krab Jab Studios hosts An Evening with Betsy Tinney.As we continue our summer group show “Im’ago Primordialis”, we celebrate midsummer with a cello concert by composer Betsy Tinney. Member of the group Tricky Pixie, Betsy is known for her haunting, original music inspired by nature. Free to the public.

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Mainframe  New Patterns explores the architectural boundaries between art and interior space. These boundaries extend from painting to sculpture, decorative and functional furniture. New Patterns features artists, ceramicists and architects from the PNW and along the West Coast.

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Eight and Sand proudly presents hosts The Great Outdoors group show. This exhibit will feature art inspired by the great outdoors. Camping, wildlife, hipster loggers and starry skies. Local and national artists will be presented.

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studio e  contiiues Let’s Explode In A Climaxical Burst Of Being Here, the widely heralded work of Tim Kerr.  An original member of the skate punk band, the Big Boys, and currently member of Monkeywrench, Tim has also established himself as a notable painter. Juxtapoz recently characterized his solo show at the Rosa Parks Museum as “linked to justice and knowledge.”

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Bosworth Hoedemaker presents two bodies of work by Rafael Soldi being: Life Stand Still Here is a conceptual manifestation and exploration of myself, my fears, and moments when life and its darkest facets can offer monumental symbolism. This work approaches loss with a dark, visually abstract lens through of sculpture, altered photographs and digital creations. Sentiment an emotional exorcism of sorts, they represent a struggle to reconstruct a life without the very thing that defined it.

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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 blacksmithing, welding, woodworking, cycle fabrication, sculpture, painting, film, glass and art performances monthly.

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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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Farewell Paperie and Paper Press Punch  are having an open house! They’ll be selling letterpress goods and risograph art including greeting cards, art prints, gift wrap, books and more. Check us out in studio 170 & 175.