Explosive Georgetown Art Attack on July 8!

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Join Georgetown Art Attack for an explosive evening of art and music as we celebrate the independent spirit of all the artists, makers and performers in the galleries & studios thru out Seattle’s oldest and most unique neighborhood. Catch the FREE Art Ride van 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 HOT OFF THE PRESS BOOK FAIR featuring an exhibition by bicoastal siblings Peter & Maria Hoeys Coin-Op Books, a zine workshop with Hey Lady publisher Regina Schilling, screen print demonstration by Fogland Press, One More Year performance and book signing by Simon Hanselmann, and small press publications from Short Run, Breakdown Press, X Intruders, Push/Pull collective and more!Saturday, July 8, 5:00 – 9:00 PM (Exhibition continues through August 10)

All City Coffee July’s exhibit Machine Safari opening reception is Saturday July 8th, 6-9 pm. Mark Selander draws and paints on site portraits of industrial equipment. Like animals in the wild these machines make up the mega-fauna of our urban environment, each performing a functional task and part of a greater system. The result of finding, observing, and recording these machines is represented here in watercolor, pencil, and pen.

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.

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Bridge Productions  presents Gretchen Bennett, The Rough Draft of Everything, 6 JULY – 29 JULY. In this show of new works, Bennett holds a steady gaze on the quiet, intimate view as seen through the lens of daily life. Her work strives to capture the light at a particular angle, or a specific instance; the way one holds their breath in a moment of great anticipation.

Hammie Salon is featuring Brenda Pederson, back with a new version of her Six Photo Stories, this time based on her recent travels to Italy. Six Photo Stories combines photos and text into peek-a-boo views of cultures and places. Come by to see slices of life from Rome, Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast.

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Prairie Underground presents “lumpers and splitters’, an installation of new sculptural work by Glasgow based artist Lauren Gault. Continuing her exploration into matter inhabitance, the ‘hyper object’ and working through ways to get within or behind sculpture, the artist has made a suite of new objects in the UK whilst responding to Prairie Underground as a ‘site’.  The new installation includes sculptural works made from memory, ceramics, foam carvings and Prairie Underground’s ‘garment ghosts’.

 

 

Krab Jab Studios  Illustrator Stephanie Law returns to Seattle to join us in celebrating her new body of work, “Metamorph”. Butterflies, bumblebees and forest creatures frolic and dance in ancient forests and specially designed panels that literally weave and sway across gallery walls like ribbons in the wind.

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Eight and Sand  Insectarium group show is all things creepy, crawly and a little cute too. Artists created artwork incorporating their favorite or most feared insects. Participating artists, Jasmine Becket-Griffith, Dear Earthling, Jayde Hilliard, Annette Hassell, MeganWyreweden, Rachel Quinlan, Eli Wolff, Brandy Tomlin, Connie Faye, Vikram Madan, Jenny Dayton, Krissy Downing, Joseph Brooks, Chris Olson, Amanda Makepeace, Gillian Lolita, Agogo Alexiel, Abby Fields, Amanda Stalter, Rhodora Jacob, Carrie Hawks, Catherine Lindquist, and Alexandria Sandlin are local as well as national. Many artists will be in attendance for the opening including Jasmine Becket-Griffith who will be flying in from Florida to meet fans and do signings.

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Illumination Studio  If you like the warmth of color then come into Illumination Studio # 305 and see S. Rostad‘s exploration of the neurological system with vibrant color and Ferrell’s other world abstraction through object and color. Also listen to “DJ” Luscious Leopard Lips as he accompanies musical selections with his own keyboard and Theremin with the possible addition of a visiting artist also. Always changing in presentation you’ll be glad you stopped by.

Machine House Brewery  is exhibiting Green River Gorge, The Power of Place Experience the Green-Duwamish like never before. Local conservationist and adventurer, Lisa Parsons, hiked, bush-wacked, swam, and kayaked the entire 12 mile long Green River Gorge last summer to document this incredible riverscape. Now she brings her images and stories to communities along the entire Green-Duwamish.

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Studio e presents Treasure Island: Beyond and Back and More, June 23rd-August 12th 2017 – Artist Reception: Saturday, July 1st 6-9pm 
New work by Alfred Harris, Ken Kelly, and Jeffry Mitchell. Three visually diverse artists with a shared sensibility that includes playfulness, craftsmanship and 30 years of friendship. For over 25 years these three artists have been inspired, influenced and humbled by each other. The ties that bind them, and their art, come from this long and deep experience with each other-this goes directly to the heart of what they have in common: a commitment to the long view, the slow gaze, and the lifelong search for what we call Treasure Island.

Status Ceramics  invites you to visit their studio!  Status hand-makes one of a kind ceramic tile designed by local Seattle artists. Their tile is hand pressed and glazed to order in their Georgetown studio and they are excited to share what they do. Stop by for unique gift tiles (exclusively offered during Art Attack only!), insight into their tile making process, or just to say hi. Open to the public  from 6-9 during the Georgetown Art Attack.

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Coral Gallery located in Equinox Studios presents Perceived Terrain Amber Barney-Nivón and Jessica Anne Cattle’s new body of collaborative work. aims to go beyond the traditional “landscape”displaying perceived, deconstructed and abstracted versions of terrain. Nature’s repeating shapes, patterns, and texture come to the forefront creating an experience that is uniquely theirs through painting, drawing, and sculpting. Through rearranged aspects of nature, like unit cells of crystals or the vein-like terrain of mountains and forests, embodying their experiences, evoking  deep connections with nature. Opening Reception on July 8th 6.00-9.00 PM.

Praxis Arts is thrilled to showcase local artist Alexander Halladay for the month of July 2017. Along side Alexander are 7 of our wonderful in house artists. Come in from the sun for some refreshments, drinks and over 500 captivating original pieces of art.

Georgetown Music presents Acoustic Armageddon #37  featuring music by the best regional artists from 6-9 pm. All ages. Free.

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HOEDEMAKER PFEIFFER LLC  is exhibiting Fractured LandscapesIn Fractured Landscapes, Seattle-based artists Dave Kennedy and Tim Cross find visual communion through overlapping aesthetics and a rigorous, process-based practice. Their compositions are built by layering, tiling, and kaleidoscoping forms, photographs, and blocks of color to create intricate, prismatic facsimiles of our world. The reality of these new worlds mimics our own, but reveals something surreal or previously unseen. As a result, they gather together to form an analogous and complementary duo.

 

Romantic 9th Anniversary of Georgetown Art Attack on February 11

You’re invited to come fall in love with art and support the many galleries & studios on the 9th anniversary of the Georgetown Art Attack. Now more than ever, brick and mortar needs people just like you to help keep the arts alive and thriving in Seattle!!! FREE Art Ride is provided, allowing you to experience our west end studios and galleries such as Equinox Studios, studio e and SANCA.

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HIGHLIGHTS:

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Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery  and Regina Schilling present Hey Lady #7, a small press publication and exhibition focusing on Sylvia Rivera, the civil rights pioneer who was a crucial voice for people of color, transgender, and low income communities throughout her life.

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All City Coffee‘s “Routine”, new works of Northwest artist and writer Starheadboy aka Dave Bloomfield will continue thru the month of February.

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Rainier Glass Studio is welcoming and collaborating with glass artist Brandon Cupp. 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 February, Bridge is pleased to introduce Seattle painter, print-maker, and multimedia artist Sue Danielson PERMEABILITY OF HARDNESS. Danielson’s work describes a critical, devoted attention to an accumulation of tangled line and amassed form, built from layers of paint and mixed media. Oftentimes the work resembles geographical topography data or a city map, thwarting our sense of scale; or a cryptic visual cipher in which we seek to resolve some recognizable object. Danielson’s newest body of work on paper and panel continues her exploration of maplike forms and treatise on memory and mark-making.

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The Machine House Brewery  will be showing New Works from Ross Brashear, a selection of portraits on paper in pastel, ink, and watercolor.

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Krab Jab Studios  exhibit “Angels, Totems & Revelations” features the work of fantastical realists Carrie AnnBaade, Liba W Stambollion and Patrick McGrath Muniz. This wonderful show explores both personal truths and social justice. Artists will be in attendance during Art Attack.

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Eight and Sand  has a dual feature of Maxx Follis and Alexandria Sandlin. Maxx is presenting a body of powerful portraits of people not typically represented in contemporary art, and brings them to life with bright colors and simple geometric backgrounds. Alex is presenting a group of small gouache works depicting moments of grief and mourning in a limited palette.

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Georgetown Trailer Park Mall  is hosting its 3rd Annual Valentines Schmalentines event: PROM NIGHT! Join us from 7pm – 9pm for prom photos, a live DJ playing the best prom ballads, and of course, awesome shopping! Come dressed in prom garb for a chance to win the title of Trailer Park Mall Royalty and to take home gifts from each shop! Free, all ages!

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Georgetown Arts and Cultural Center is exhibiting “The Struggle is Real”, A  photographic series by Josh Mojica, sponsored by  Inside Out Project. This powerful and raw series of portraits of refugees, documents the struggles and strength of their daily lives in the face of dislocation, fear of death and endangerment. Josh is now on his sixth mission to Greece and points beyond to help families and individuals who are struggling to find home and some sense of place in an in between place known as a refugee camp.

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El Sirenito presents Donal Murphy, an Ireland born graphic artist who will be featuring his work from The Alphabet series. This sci-fi narrative with an environmental slant, imagines forms which temporarily materialize in the air. In his own words, these elaborate characters are “being presented to us by our own environment in an attempt to communicate”.

Illumination Studio  Would you like to see and feel the warmth of color? Come in to Illumination Studio #305, presenting Rostad and Rostad, explores the inner beauty of our neurological system through abstraction and vibrant color and Ferrell explores 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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studio e  presents CHRONOTOPE, curated by Netra Nei featuring Aleksey Myakishev, Junku Nishimura, Nicholas Dominic Talvola, Przemek Strzelecki, Sasha Veledzimovich, Shannon Richardson, Yulia Kazban, and Zeb Andrews. Chronotope: Black and White Analogue Photography is a collection of photographers whose vision and style embody a time-space experience. Masterful compositions embrace emotional purity, spontaneous energy, and vast potential. The tension captured in each moment is magnetic-the unbreakable stillness of time halted overlaps a defiant space bursting with life- seemingly unready and unwilling to accept its fate as a memory of the past. Opening Reception: February 11th, 2017 6.00-9.00pm

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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Counter Balance Brewing Company‘s exhibit, From Grain to Tap, showcases beer production at Counterbalance Brewery in conjunction with their 2nd Anniversary, as seen through the eyes of Seattle based photographer, Clare McKenzie.

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Georgetown Music is featuring Acoustic Armageddon #32 featuring music by the best regional artists from 6-9 pm. All ages. Free.

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