Hot Georgetown Art Attack on August 12!

Join us for a beautiful summer evening and explore historic Georgetown’s ever expanding contemporary visual and performing arts district with over 40 locations featuring the best of regional and national artists. Be sure to hop aboard the FREE Art Ride tour to visit many studio/gallery locations, including such as studio e, SANCA and Equinox Studios!

  

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery  presents Michael Dormer and the Legend of Hot Curl with surf sounds by Pleasure Island. The late Michael Dormer is synonymous with the California surf counterculture in the 1960s and 1970s. The post-World War II influence of Beatnik poetry, jazz, and art interpretation around the California Coast created a revolution in the Orange County surf world, and no one defined the visual style of this movement more than Dormer. This exhibition of original work opens on Saturday, August 12 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, with music by Pleasure Island at 7:00.

 

All City Coffee  Machine Safari will be showing thru August. 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 is delighted to present In Time, a solo show of work by Portland artist Patrick Kelly. Patrick Kelly’s ongoing series of graphite drawings recall objects found in the natural world such as geological rock formations, hematite, or obsidian. Their layering is a laborious process of hand-drawn overlapping lines describing various jagged gestures to build up the form. The resulting drawings play with and thwart the light in a pearlescent black mass; creating the illusion of a sculptural object in relief on flat, black paper.

Oxbow  Artist Dan Webb presents “The Visitor” at Oxbow in Georgetown-an evolving installation about inclusion, conversation, and relationships. This is the latest in a series of artist residencies, creating site-specific works. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays-6/29 through 8/26. Gallery hours are 10am-5pm (Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday)

Krab Jab Studios  August is our Summer Sale! The gallery will be marking select original works of art at 5-10% off market price, with works by some of our most popular artists. Featuring art by Socar Myles, Tory Taber, Samuel Araya, Liba W Stambollion, Terese Nielsen, Bastien Lecouff Deharme, Brian Froud and more.

Eight and Sand  August will be the closing reception for Insectarium. This will also be the final show for Eight and Sand gallery. We hope to see you one last time to thank you for all the years of friendship and patronage. Insectarium group show is all things creepy, crawly and a little cute too. Artists were asked to create artwork incorporating their favorite or most feared insects. Featuring local and national artists, Jasmine Becket-Griffith, Dear Earthling, Jayde Hilliard, Annette Hassell, Megan Wyreweden, 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.

Machine House Brewery For August Art Attack, Machine House Brewery will host Shark Attack, a multi-artist, multi-media exposition centering around the most famous and infamous member of the Chondrichthyes class of aquatic chordates. Sharks have found their way into pop culture by way of tv, music, cartoons, games and fruit snacks. Shark Attack pays homage to these creatures and their exploitation. Artwork and games from 6pm-9pm with live bands from 8pm until 11pm.

Georgetown Arts and Cultural Center  features “Midnight  2, this time it’s PURR sonal”This beautiful solo show is new oil paintings in lush, loose strokes of impressionistic color by Georgetown resident artist Dan Mahon. Dan has brought back his muse Jack the cat, reveling in the feline duality of majesty and pure badass, Jack and friends will rule the walls with pure attitude and allure as only cats can do. Bring your friends, dog lovers, cat lovers and the curious of heart no matter their age. Artist will be present during Art Attack.

Georgetown Trailer Park Mall  Bacon Strip Seattle is taking over!!! Sylvia O’Stayformore and Honey Bucket are hostessing with Kerry Niesen & James Darling, Miss Bacon Strip 2017 Strawberry Shartcake Timmy Roghaar, 2016 Empress of the Universe Miss DonnaTella Howe, The Queen of ranch sauce and corgis Abbey Roads, Chameleon Kara Sutra, scary story Jared Mills, our very own rock star Tyler Condon, and the Queen of all things Trailer Park, Jackie Helll!  The show is FREE but bring your single dollars bills so the gurls can take the bus home!

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.

 

studio e  presents Treasure Island: Beyond and Back and More… 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 artist 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.

Guest Shed Gallery  Next up at Guest Shed Gallery is artist Hibiki Miyazaki. Aug. 12th6-9pm and Aug 13th1-5pm. And always by appointment.

Georgetown Music is hosting  Acoustic Armageddon #38  featuring music by the best regional artists from 6-9 pm. All ages. Free.

Hoedemaker Pfeiffer LLC presents Fractured Landscapes, an exhibition program developed by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer and curated by Bridge Productions. In 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.

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. August 12 includes the closing reception for Perceived Terrain at Coral Gallery featuring the work of Amber Barney-Nivon and Jessica Anne Cattle.

 

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.

 

Amazing Georgetown Art Attack November 12

Art is everywhere you look for it. – El Greco

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This is especially true of the Georgetown Art Attack! Featuring contemporary visual and performing art and activities throughout Seattle’s oldest neighborhood. 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 Visual Abuse: Jim Blanchard‘s Graphic Art 1982 – 2002. Book signing and exhibition focusing of Blanchard’s posters, illustrations and record covers from Seattle’s grungemovement.

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All City Coffee is exhibiting John Ohannesian: Recent Works. Paintings and ink drawings of the artist’s cartoon world. Original pieces published in The Intruder, The Seattle Weekly and online at The Seattle Star.

Rainier Glass Studio become part of the glass art experience beginning at 7pm with live demonstrations during Art Attack.  Browse the gallery of NW artists unique blown glass art and get inspired to reserve a spot blow your own seasonal piece.

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Bridge Productions  is pleased to present Emily Gherard‘s MAKING PRESENCE KNOWN, hauntingly tender works, evoking a feeling of landscapes receding into the distance, or figures emerging from the fog. Employing the accumulation of repetitive marks or tearing, scratching, or sanding the surface to remove a day’s labor, Gherard builds up a physicality which brings tangible weight and gravity to her work.

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The Hammie Salon exhibit Water & Light — A celebration of light, color and texture, new work by Deb McCarroll including limited-edition printed salmon and textured works bursting with color and light opens on Saturday November 12 for Art Attack. McCarroll’s love for natural processes is on display in her layered paintings of Northwest-themed birds, fish and moody umbrellas. “I love materials that show age and history. Natural imperfections, oxidation-I love ‘painting’ with that kind of chemistry.

Krab Jab Studios will be open for Art Attack, 6-9pm featuring resident and  guest artists. Beautifully told tales in mixed mediums.

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Eight and Sand Please join Eight and Sand for their 3 year anniversary celebration with the annual holiday giftable art group show. Many works priced $100 and under and  a first ever back inventory sale thru until December fifth.

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Georgetown Trailer Park Mall  Join the The Georgetown Trailer Park Mall on November 12 at 7pm for a night of punk! Hostile Makeover, an all-female cover band, will be playing the likes of Iggy Pop, L7, Concrete Blonde and many more. PLUS, we’re throwing a birthday party for one of our beloved shop owners! This event is free and open to all who rock. See Facebook to RSVP.

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El Sirenito  presents Dia de los Muerte. An exhibition of imagery celebrating Day of the Dead  and the Mexican Sugar Skull tradition by Georgetown artists Sam Hamrick, Amaranta Iberra-Sandys, and Tamlin Marx

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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  Warren Dykeman’s show “Would I go home again?” carries forward a familiar language the artist has called upon throughout his career. Multiple means of communication dominate his image making, in the form of signage and universal directions. His disgorged jumble of letters and forms make a direct reference to communication. This interest in communication becomes apparent in his robotic and silhouette renderings.

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

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Machine House Brewery is hosting Cry Now, Smile Later, a show of photographs from Seattle photographers Christopher Brown, Tara Sloan, and Ryan Mortensen.

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The Georgetown Liquor Company  presents The Art of Dave Ryan (Manticore Stencil Art) for the months of November & December! Pop art on records, celebrity stencil portraits, nerdy naturescapes, and more!

 

 

 

Monstrous Georgetown Art Attack on October 8!

 

octartattackposter2016-copyEnjoy a beautiful art filled autumn evening in Georgetown with critically acclaimed cultural exhibits, stellar artists, makers and musicians in Seattle’s oldest neighborhood. Industrial, contemporary visual and performing arts, music and activities throughout the historic business district.

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 welcomes back Seattle native Charles Burns, one of the founders of the alternative comix movement, to discuss his masterpiece Black Hole and other seminal works as part of Fantagraphics 40th anniversary festivities. The critically acclaimed exhibition R. Crumb: Early Works, 1965 – 1967 remains on view. November 2, 2016.

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All City Coffee exhibit Friends | Artists | Heroes, the photography of Lisa Scott Owen is continuing thru October. An inspiring portrayal of surfers, skateboarders and other artists in motion, bringing light to their their stories thru photography.

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Rainier Glass Studio invites you to become part of the glass art experience! Browse their gallery of NW artists unique blown glass art, watch the live demonstrations and be inspired to reserve a spot blow your own seasonal piece! Open for Art Attack, 6-9 PM.

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Bridge Productions and guest curator Tracy Rector will present a gathering of contemporary work by Indigenous artists begun with her landmark show this past January, YOU ARE ON INDIGENOUS LAND, an exhibition reminding us of where we stand and the importance of truth, place, and identity. Featured artists include Lauren Monroe Jr, Raven Julia Juarez, Nahaan, and Steven Paul Judd. Opening reception, October 5, 6-9 PM. Also open for Georgetown Art Attack.

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The Hammie Salon celebrate their 1 year anniversary with the magical work of Abbe Johannes. Using her face and body as canvas, Johannes creates characters and stories, then photographs the result to share with her audience.  Her creations are mesmerizing and will draw you in, as you experience the flawless merging of reality and imagination. With October leading to Day of the Dead celebrations around the world, stop in to be inspired by Abbe’s amazing talent. Opening festivities begin at 5pm, October 8.

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Krab Jab Studios  presents Gods of the Wyld: Allen Williams, with Forest Rogers, Stephanie Pui-Mun Law, and the Schiflett Brothers. Illustrator Williams is known for his fluid, dark and mysterious drawings, and in this show he releases the lesser known gods of a forgotten past. Supporting this show is new work by sculptors Forest Rogers, the studio Schiflett Brothers, and watercolorist Stephanie Pui-Mun Law. Opening October 8, 6-9 PM.

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Eight and Sand hosts The Tarot Show featuring 78 tarot Carnival. It’s time for the annual Tarot show! This year will feature several artists from the 78 Tarot Carnival deck as well as many local and national artists who will show their own interpretation of their chosen card. There will be decks available and possibly a tarot reader.

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Georgetown Trailer Park Mall a unique and lively collection of trailers selling hand crafted jewelry, art and vintage goods. Open late for Art Attack, the fun never ends!

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Status Ceramics invites you to visit their studio! Open for the first time to the public during the Art Attack, with 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, insight into their tile making process, or just to say hi.  Open from 6-9 during the Georgetown Art Attack.

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studio e exhibit GLUE a group collage show, with works of Brian Cypher, Warren Dykeman, Damien Hoar de Galvan, John Rizzotto, Curtis Steiner, Gillian Theobald and Heather Wilcoxon continues thru October.

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.