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.

 

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.