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.

 

Spooky Georgetown Art Attack on October 14!

 

Join the Georgetown Art Attack for a spooky evening of art throughout the historic industrial arts district. Be sure to hop aboard the FREE Art Ride tour to visit many studio/gallery locations, including our west, such as studio e, SANCA and Equinox Studios!

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery  welcomes a power trio of young cartoonists. Denver’s Noah Van Sciver signs copies his recent graphic novels “Fante Bukowski” and “Johnny Appleseed”, Joseph Remnant of Los Angeles signs “Cartoon Clouds”, and Seattle’s D. W. presents “Mountebank” with a book signing and exhibition.                                                                                                                Opening Saturday, October 14, 6:00 to 9:00 PM.

All City Coffee  This tribute art show to Dave Mazak will be up thru the month of October. The bird houses were built and designed by 20 artist for the “Love-Hate” exhibit.

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  This October, Bridge Productions presents SUSTAINING NEW PATRONAGE: A BRAINSTORMING PROJECT. This series of events is designed to collectively investigate, research, and demystify the behind the scenes structure of the gallery model as it currently exists. Please join us for our first conversation on 2nd Saturday at 2pm, right before Art Attack, with COLLECT – a group dedicated to fostering new collectors in Seattle. Also featured is a group exhibition of works by Julie Alpert, Tim Cross, Sue Danielson, Emily Gherard, Dave Kennedy, Kat Larson, and more. Opening reception 14 October 6-9 PM

Oxbow  is featuring Chris McMullenInfrastructure -thru October 14. Chris McMullen creates a series of kinetic and participatory sculptures that evoke the modern infrastructure that is required to move people and products around the globe. His installation is the latest in a series of artist residencies, creating site specific installations.

HOEDEMAKER PFEIFFER  presents KAT LARSON In Kat Larson’s latest series of photographs and video, she continues the story of a being from another planet who crash lands on Earth, which serves as a parable to the power of connection, perseverance, and strength of the spirit. Produced by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, curated by Bridge Productions Opening reception Saturday 14 October 6-9pm

 

HOEDEMAKER PFEIFFER GALLERY ADJUNCT APPENDAGES – Kim Van Someren and Ellen Zeigler In this group show, Adjunct Appendages, artists use drawing, intaglio, and collage to question the arbitrary functions of bodies, structures, machinery, and limbs.

ALGOPLEX II Spacefiller – Alex Miller and Alex Nagy Spacefiller, a collaborative duo formed by Alex Miller and Alex Nagy present an interactive video and digital installation. Produced by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, curated by Bridge Productions Opening reception Saturday 14 October 6-9pm

Krab Jab Studios presents Symbolists. Featuring artists from all over the world,  this show explores the continuation of the 19th Century ‘Symbolist’ movement as it enters into the 21st Century.  Rich in meaning and context,  the interplay between art and viewer is dynamic and personal. Show runs thru November 5th

Illumination Studio Would you like to see and feel the warmth of color? Come in to Illumination Studio #305, presenting Rostad and Ferrell. Rostad, explores the inner beauty of our neurological system through vibrant color and Ferrell explores spatial and color field through abstraction. Music by “DJ” Luscious Leopard Lips, who brings background music with a Theremin synthesizer and keyboards. With new work up, you’ll be glad you came by.

Georgetown Trailer Park Mall Come join your Trailer Park brethren to resurrect your cosplay from the year, dust off your best fursuit, get your family costumes in order, or just come in your best genderbent Halloween regalia! We’ve got so many prizes for so many special categories that we don’t have the word count to talk about it.

studio e   presents WHEN YOU WERE THERE YOU KNEW THE LANGUAGE: New work by Gillian Theobald. This exhibit will include large highly chromatic abstract landscape paintings; collages made from painted found packaging (trash), manipulated into a shallow space; and some drawings of the Duwamish. Theobald typically has done more than one body of work at a time. These three series address the question of our effect on paradise.

Wittman Estes hosts Matthew Whitney | Joel Heflin Oppositions: Drawing as Past and Future Activity. Conceptual artist Matthew Whitney and Multi-disciplinary artist Joel Heflin exhibit recent work on the tension between line drawing as documentation and representative of future activity. Whitney creates meditative paths through public spaces and recreates his walks through GPS and scale line drawings. Heflin’s gestural drawings reflect on abstract emotional values as potential creative activity.

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.

Coltura kicks off the “Georgetown No-Gas Mural” project with an evening of art making as artist Craig Cundiff begins his large scale painting at the corner of S Vale St. and Corson Avenue S.  Cundiff’s colorful composition and powerful motif was selected in a national competition. Meet the artist and learn more about the project on October 14 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. Guests are invited to return for the dedication of the completed mural at the November 11 Art Attack.

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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