Festive Georgetown Art Attack on September 8

Don’t miss the September 8 edition of the Georgetown Art Attack featuring colorful visual and performing arts presentations throughout the historic neighborhood. Arrive early for the annual Van Haven custom van rally and  San Gennaro Italian Street Festival .

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery   Seattle cartoonist David Lasky will publish a minicomic preview of the forthcoming Georgetown Steamplant graphic novel (in collaboration with writer Mairead Case ) and discuss their approach to the project, scheduled for publication in fall of 2019. This is the first graphic novel funded by the City of Seattle’s public art program.

Interactive artist Jake Fennell will present “Reality is Mutable,” an installation employing 3-D spherical video technology and virtual reality goggles to create an immersive, surrealistic tour of the Georgetown Steamplant.

The evening includes a screening of “The Last Blast: Big Black at the Georgetown Steamplant,” which documents the legendary final show by influential Chicago industrial band Big Black on August 9, 1987, produced by Fantagraphics Bookstore curator Larry Reid. The film includes performances by Jesse Bernstein and Roland Barker .

Bridge Productions is excited to present a series of paintings by Seattle painter, printmaker, and multimedia artist Sue Danielson . This new series features work made over a period of time before, during, and after a series of residencies over the past year. For her solo exhibition, Intangible Horizon , Danielson fluctuates between the chromatic frenzied lines and layers of a city map and the verdant hues of a natural landscape.Opening Reception Saturday 8 September 6-9pm. Open Saturdays 12-7pm (Including Day Of Reception)

All City Coffee Memories Are Mine , Hen Chung . Mixed Media on Paper

Erased memories, like dead erasers, still speak. You can try to erase moments in time but marks remain –  the flecks of rubber on paper, the stains on an eraser.

Marela Zacarias Studios  Working with a labor-intensive process that merges sculpture with painting, Marela Zacarias fabricates forms out of wire screening attached to wooden supports or found objects to which she applies layers of plaster to create undulating forms. Through sanding, polishing, and painting, she creates sculptures with the quality of fabric, filled with movement and expressive quality. She then paints the sculptures with original patterns and geometric abstract shapes that are inspired by her research.  Her work is characterized by an interest in site specificity, socially committed history and current events. Open to the public during Art Attack.

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.

Georgetown Music Store   Seattle Comedy Open Mic with your host Pete GeeKay. Join us for a night of short sets from local comedians during Georgetown Art Attack. Free – All ages – Bar w/ ID 6PM – DOORS, 6:30 – SIGN UP, 7PM – SHOW

Mainframe   “Star Gazing: A Paul Hernandez Photography Retrospective”

Local photographer Paul Hernandez has cracked open the vault of negatives, circa 1988-1993, to exhibit a never published catalogue of rock photos from the Grunge era. With subjects such as Mother Love Bone, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Green Apple Quickstep and Alice in Chains, this hand-developed photography collection features both live images from Seattle iconic locales like Central Tavern and The Vogue, as well as band shots in studio and around urban Seattle. Paul’s friendships with many of these musicians allowed him to see them with their guards down, and the result is fun, poignant, beautiful and at times chilling. Artist Talk at 7:30 pm. Show runs through October 7th.

Illumination Studio# 305   Concepts In Abstract . Come in and experience color like you’ve never seen before. We specialize in abstract, organic, color field and spacial paintings. Steve Rostad with organic, Dari Stolzoff with abstract and Ferrell with color field and spacial. Ramona Bell is our contributing artist with more abstract paintings. Also enjoy Luscious Leopard Lips , our D.J. with a Theremin, playing atmospheric music in the background. Color at its most vibrant.

Fogue Studios & Gallery   LIVE ART DEMOS, SEE HOW IT’S MADE!

Join Fogue Studios for a special night of live art featuring 6 artists! You will experience sculpting, and a variety of painters using sumi, acrylic, oils, alcohol inks and encaustic mediums all while enjoying a complimentary wine and snacks. Also featuring brand-new art this month, 27 artists, over 50 showing over 200 works of art!

The Georgetown Liquor Co & the Seattle Arts Coalition  present: The Art of Eli Wolff .

Eli Wolff is a video game designer spends his free-time creating artwork from a wide variety of influences including the creative tradition of his grandmother who worked as a neon sign designer in Seattle in the 1950’s most famously the Pink Elephant car wash sign. He does new paintings at least a couple times a month, so check back regularly to see new work.

Elysian Brewing Ellen Picken Untitled Mural – Elysian Brewing 2018 is ongoing and on display on the outside of the tap room. This artwork embraces abstraction through an insistent rhythm of lines that evoke the worn grooves of a vinyl record being obsessively played until the scratches make it uniquely yours. The oscillation markings are like sound-waves. They look the way punk rock feels; disruptive, fast, loud… never losing momentum.

The Conservatory   is open during Art Attack with libations, coffee and rotating artists monthly.

Georgetown Trailer Park Mall   wants you to join them for the show of a lifetime! The Post Punks will be performing 2 sets of your favorite 80s jams by: INXS! The Smiths! Echo and the Bunnymen! And so many more! We’re not your typical mall, and this isn’t your typical cover band. Refreshingly family friendly. Absolutely free rock and roll. 7pm start.

Counterbalance Brewing Company   will be showcasing a collection of photographs by Matt Klemsz .  His landscapes capture the essence of the Pacific Northwest. With unique perspectives of iconic landmarks and scenery we all know and love, each of his shots entices you to get out and explore.

studio e  Becoming American, group show features works that rehearse, analyze, and deconstruct the ideologies of American heritage rather than reiterate confrontational stances, the exhibition delves into themes of race, gender, place, and cultural identity while maintaining a connection to the formal approaches embedded within the larger practice of participating artists. With our empathic cultural ethics now under greater threat than ever before, the show provides an opportunity to step into direct relations with the imaginary of what it means to strive toward becoming American.

Equinox Studios   is a growing arts community in sunny 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.

 

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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