Spring has sprung and the Georgetown Art Attack is in full swing! Join us in supporting the vast array of inspiring industrial, fine arts, contemporary visual and performing arts with music, art, and makers in Seattle’s oldest neighborhood. Georgetown, where art matters.
The FREE and family friendly Art Ride Bus tours the art destinations, including the west end locations such as studio e, the Shed Gallery and Equinox Studios, with pick locations thru out Georgetown, enabling your inner art lover to experience it all.
Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery Please join us on Saturday, April 13 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM for an exhibition of watercolors and drawings by Mexican multimedia artist Charles Glaubitz as he launches the second volume of his metaphysical graphic novel Starseeds . Also appearing is award-winning cartoonist and illustrator Leela Corman, co-founder of Sequential Artists Workshop in Gainesville, Florida. Glaubitz’s Starseeds emerged from a series of narrative paintings on modern mythology. His subsequent graphic novel is informed by sources such as Joseph Campbell, Jack Kirby, Robert Anton Wilson, and the Mayan Aztec Codex – a fascinating and fluid meditation on the human condition. Glaubitz will exhibit recent watercolor works related to the book. This event will also introduce a Starseeds-branded hot sauce from HOSA, a Bellingham-based boutique condiment company co-founded by Fantagraphics art director Jacob Covey. New York artist Leela Corman returns to Seattle in advance of the Trailer Blaze women artists retreat sponsored by Short Run. She’ll sign copies of her acclaimed graphic novel Unterzakhn and the recent short story collection We All Wish for Deadly Force.
All City Coffee Presents nautical paintings by Thomas Crestodina.
Johansson Art Gallery Come see the newest paintings, influenced by artist Fumiko Kimura. Expressive, colorful and bold works featuring abstract Seattle scenes, landscapes and abstracts. New paintings added to the walls weekly. We look forward to meeting new friends, and sharing the love in the Georgetown community
Prairie Underground Presents Nancy Jones. This series of watercolors references our human need for meaning using configured codes both familiar and new, creating complex moods with dialects of representational scenes with overlaid motifs and auratic light. The logos, more arbitrary and simplified appear to be the connecting narrative between the figures, detached and distant, allowing a space for reflection, while auratic light works with semblance.
Oxbow Presents Polaris by Chanee Choi. Artist reception 6-8 pm, Public performance 7:00 PM. Gallery hours 4/18-4/27 Thursday-Saturday 5-8 pm
Polaris is an immersive experience by Chanee Choi, incorporating neon, sculpture, video games, wearable tech, embroidery and movement. The work is inspired by starlight and our existence in the universe. Choi proposes that each of us has a signal within us that we can use to communicate with other worlds. Our signal connects us to the universe, and could be something we can see, feel, or touch. Choi creates a space for us discover the signal within through interactive video installations, and many interactive sources of light – LED, neon, and video projection. Like footsteps echoing in a cave, your movement through Polaris will be echoed in the light as it reacts to your presence. There are 2 butoh performances for the show. The first one is in the opening reception on 4/13, and 4/19. Two performers wear LED costumes that interact with their movement.
Jellyfish BrewingJellyfish Brewing and Bruno B Art Collectif present Kate Tesch. Using gravity as an applicator, Kate builds layers upon layers of paint drips, producing a face-melting array of texture and color that defy traditional two-dimensional art form.
The Palace Theater and Art Bar Drag and the City attracts lovers of drag shows from near and far! Dames of Drag have been the headliner for Burien Pride for two years,helping to grow the event as one of the most Seattle suburban pride events in the area. This hit show is back for the latest installment featuring Tru St. James , Donnatella Howe , Kara Sutra , Dutchess Drew Nightshade and Miss Fraya Love. The Tru St. James birthday show will have lots of fun, roasting the bawdy queen and have some pretty amazing surprises! All performers offer different generational views and interpretations of the art of drag including some LIVE singing and comedy.
$15 at the door with pre-show tickets available for only $12 here: damesofdrag.ticketleap.com/drag-and-the-city/ with music beginning at 7pm and the show starting at 8pm with a short intermission. This event is 18+ with Valid ID only.
Georgetown Music Hosts an early show with 3 amazing solo performances by Benjamin Thomas-Kennedy, Jim Davis and Jeff Tobin. April 13th – 7pm – $5 – All ages – Bar w/ ID.
Deep Sea Sugar and Salt Art by Trisha Gilmore, pop up with Temple Pastries, apparel and goods from And Also.
Illumination Studio# 305 Color Intersects with Color . If you absolutely love color in all It’s form and glory then come into the studio that has the warmest, most brilliant display of color in abstract form. We have the collection of the most color of all the stops in Art Attack with Dari Stolzoff, Ferrell, Ramona Bell, and Badieh Bryant showing images in geometric, organic, and spacial images on paper, wood and canvas. Also don’t miss Luscious Leopard Lips , our talented D.J. with a Theremin, playing atmospheric music in the background. Come in and warm yourself without the fire.
BOPBOX They say that there are only two days in life, the day that it begins, and the day that it ends. Only Two Days examines the uncanny and the pedestrian, en route from one to the other, featuring photography by Christian Sorensen Hansen
Elysian Brewing Tap Room Presents Ink, an artist hailing from Maine. Her career began with painting graffiti on walls, under bridges, and on abandoned buildings. Through her love of hip hop, her creative mind erupted and inspired her to follow her true calling. Ink captures environmental dilemmas, beauty, humor, everyday life, and emotions to help people see life from her perspective.
Georgetown Liquor Company The Art of Craig Brookbush. Paintings of fast cars, wild animals & cultural icons!
Fogue Studios & Gallery Featured Solo Artists: Odd Jelly Out: Introversion. An immersive and interactive sculpture installation by Missy Douglas & Kim Rask. With musical soundscape created and performed by Stuart McLeod. Opening reception April 13th 6-9pm. Refreshments served. Fogue Studio Members: Introducing new art and artists members. 38 artists and over 200 original works of art, and live studio demos!
studio e The Purfume Counter : Dawn Cerny & Damien Hoar de Galvan. A collaborative 2-artist, 2-gallery exhibition. Opening reception April 13th 6-9pm
“Dawn Cerny and Damien Hoar de Galvan share an aesthetic that is both formaland reductive while maintaining a sense of fun and curiosity. Both artists offer objects that allow us to contemplate their function, texture, and relation to the human body. Also, when shown together, they address issues of usefulness and create a tension of belief albeit fragile.” -Robert Yoder.
Exhibit runs April 11 – May 18, 2019
The Shed Part II: BEASTS (THE LAST DREAM OF THE BEAST) , the art of Christopher Petersen durational performance installation, April 13 , 6:30-8:30 PM…a theatrical work… an electronic media drama in which both music and images will be visceral, clearly articulated, forceful and at times violent. THE BEAST (a creature caught between man and beast) believes a poetic theory that if one dies while dreaming, that dream becomes infinite. He fantasizes a beautiful ‘beast woman’ who, blind and armless, falls in love with him. The ending aria is their final love moment in which he dies in his sleep. Her ending lullaby acknowledges both the death and the eternal dream.
6631 Ellis Ave S, entrance from alley off of Warsaw ONLY
Equinox Studios 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.
Counterbalance Brewing Presents mixed a media show by Rory Cooper. Exhibit runs through April 30.
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.
Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery presents HOT OFF THE PRESS BOOK FAIR featuring an exhibition by bicoastal siblings Peter & Maria Hoey‘s 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.