Georgetown Art Attack in August is Hot!

 

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Georgetown Art Attack is pleased to present another star studded summer evening featuring not only the best of Seattle’s contemporary visual and performing arts, but also our Annual Drag Strip show, hosted by the lovely and gracious Sylvia O’Stayformore !!!
With so much to see and do, you can jump aboard the FREE Art Ride to check out our west end locations such as Equinox Studios, studio e and SANCA and not miss a thing.

Come early for wine tasting at Charles Smith Wines or a bite at one of the many delicious restaurants throughout the neighborhood, many of whom serve beer from our favorite, Georgetown Brewery!

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Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery presents incomparable Seattle cartoonist Peter Bagge signing advanced copies of his seminal NEAT STUFF comix, collected for the first time in a deluxe slipcase edition. Artist will appear from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.

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Georgetown Trailer Park Mall A major element of Georgetown Art Attack in August is the racy Trailer Park Drag Strip.  Bring your lawn chairs and picnic supplies for an evening of art, shopping and entertainment under the stars. This event is going to be off the charts. Come down to Georgetown and have some fun!  No admission. Every girl will be working for tips. BRING YOUR SINGLES!  Sylvia O’Stayformore will be your the hostess for the evening featuring Honey Bucket, Jackie Hell, Monikkie Shame, Abbey Roads, James and Kerry Darling, Jacques n’Aww, Strawberry Shartcake and Queen of the Universe Donna Tella Howe!

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Rainier Glass Studioinvites you to become part of the glass art experience! Browse thru the Gallery’s unique array of one of kind blown glass art pieces, watch the live demonstrations and get inspired to reserve blow your own lessons! Open for Art Attack, 6-9pm.

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Bridge Productions  is honored to present New Trees, Tim Cross’ second solo exhibition at the gallery. In the artist’s new body of work, he will continue his exploration of color, form, and material to describe his fantastical science fiction scenery and unfamiliar chromatic terrain. The title, New Trees, suggests a hint of new growth and optimism emerging from the foreign ground. As we view this new land through Cross’ fractured kaleidoscopic perspective, we imagine a new beginning.

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The Hammie Salon  hosts Springtime in The Palouse, photography of  Brenda J Pederson. The Palouse is a magical place. In the spring, the undulating hills, electric green of young wheat and lentils, and the brown and gold, plowed and fallow fields create a patchwork of amazing beauty. In this exhibit Brenda Pederson explores the Palouse Scenic Byway sharing a small glimpse of this enchanted kingdom through her photos.

Miller School of Art  presents the collection, “Joy” by Heather Danso. Her playful approach to the process of painting creates dramatically delightful portraits and playful abstracts, which intentionally celebrate diverse expressions of empowerment, happiness, and beauty.

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Krab Jab Studios hosts An Evening with Betsy Tinney.As we continue our summer group show “Im’ago Primordialis”, we celebrate midsummer with a cello concert by composer Betsy Tinney. Member of the group Tricky Pixie, Betsy is known for her haunting, original music inspired by nature. Free to the public.

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Mainframe  New Patterns explores the architectural boundaries between art and interior space. These boundaries extend from painting to sculpture, decorative and functional furniture. New Patterns features artists, ceramicists and architects from the PNW and along the West Coast.

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Eight and Sand proudly presents hosts The Great Outdoors group show. This exhibit will feature art inspired by the great outdoors. Camping, wildlife, hipster loggers and starry skies. Local and national artists will be presented.

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studio e  contiiues Let’s Explode In A Climaxical Burst Of Being Here, the widely heralded work of Tim Kerr.  An original member of the skate punk band, the Big Boys, and currently member of Monkeywrench, Tim has also established himself as a notable painter. Juxtapoz recently characterized his solo show at the Rosa Parks Museum as “linked to justice and knowledge.”

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Bosworth Hoedemaker presents two bodies of work by Rafael Soldi being: Life Stand Still Here is a conceptual manifestation and exploration of myself, my fears, and moments when life and its darkest facets can offer monumental symbolism. This work approaches loss with a dark, visually abstract lens through of sculpture, altered photographs and digital creations. Sentiment an emotional exorcism of sorts, they represent a struggle to reconstruct a life without the very thing that defined it.

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

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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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Farewell Paperie and Paper Press Punch  are having an open house! They’ll be selling letterpress goods and risograph art including greeting cards, art prints, gift wrap, books and more. Check us out in studio 170 & 175.

 

Hot Georgetown Art Attack Action on July 9!

Skate down to the Georgetown Art Attack for a beautiful summer night featuring industrial strength visual and performing arts. Diverse dining, exotic shopping, adventurous galleries, festive nightclubs, music and more at over 40 locations! Jump aboard the FREE Art Ride to check out our west end locations such as Equinox Studios, studio e, and SANCA.

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HIGHLIGHTS:

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studio e is honored to present Let’s Explode In A Climaxical Burst Of Being Here, the work of Tim Kerr.  An original member of the skate punk band, the Big Boys, and currently playing with Monkeywrench, Tim has also established himself as a notable painter. Juxtapoz recently characterized his solo show at the Rosa Parks Museum as “linked to justice and knowledge.” Please join us in welcoming Tim at his first major Seattle art exhibition.

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Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery welcomes acclaimed indie comix artist Sammy Harkham and wishes a fond farewell to the Intruder at the second annual Hot Off the Press book fair! This colorful festival features tables of local handcrafted comix, prints, and zines by many of the Northwest’s most admired artists. Special guest Sammy Harkham will sign copies of the newly released Kramer’s Ergot 9 anthology as well as his alluring self-published serial Crickets. Another attraction is Seattle artist Josh Simmons signing the latest installment of Jessica Farm project, a highly conceptual comic book series designed by Harkham. After-party action at Machine House Brewery.

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Georgetown Records  will be featuring new music by seminal Seattle punk band Chinas Comidas with a spoken word performance by the band’s charismatic singer Cynthia Genser at 7:30 PM.

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Bridge Productions  presents new installation and video work by Seattle artist, C. Davida Ingram for her solo exhibition, “Lexical Tutor”.

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The Hammie Salon  is featuring the paintings of Kate Petty. The artist explains, “I work with the concept of liminality. It is a state that is ambiguous and hidden. In the subliminal, things are unconscious. But liminal is barely perceptible; it’s a state of being in-between. Sometimes boundaries between worlds are well defined; but liminal suggests a spaciousness, often hazy, like the transition from dreaming to wakefulness or dark to light. It is like twilight.”

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Miller School of Art  Bring an acoustic instrument or dancing feet and play amidst the growing collection “Joy” by Heather Danso. Working in acrylic tints and mediums, her dramatically delightful portraits and playful abstracts intentionally celebrate diverse expressions of empowerment, happiness, and beauty explored through her own unique process.

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Krab Jab Studios presents  “Im’ago Primordialis”, a rare opportunity to see fantastical realism from around the world! Also referred to as “visionary surrealism”, curator Don Farrell brings to Seattle over 20 of the best artists in this genre under one roof, including local artists Bryan K. Ward, Jeff Mihalyo, William Fahey, YvetteEndrijautzki and Don himself. All new work by Brigid Marlin, Peter Gric, Roku Sasaki, Tomasz AlenKopera, Steven Kenny, Liba W. Stambollion, Igor Grechanyk, Amanda Sage, Autumn Skye Morrison, Susannah Martin, Andrew Gonzalez, Otto Rapp, Forest Rogers, Jean Pronovost, Miguel Tio, Benjamin Vierling, and Martina Hoffmann. Additional works by Ernst Fuchs, Robert Venosa, and HR Giger. Local artists in attendance as well as Brigid, Otto, and Miguel. Opening: Saturday, July 9th, 6 – 9 pm. Runs through September 3rd.

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Mainframe  is pleased to exhibit new works by Seattle based artist Kerrie Deck, Amy Maloof, and Seattle/NJ based artist Sophie Spies. This exhibit presents works by each artist working in textile, digital media, and found object that explore random pattern as autobiography, the new culture of observation, and storytelling. Closing reception Saturday, July 9th from 6pm – 9pm.

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Eight and Sand proudly presents Amanda Stalter in her solo show titled See That Silver Shine. Her work can be described as new contemporary, surreal figurative art. Amanda is somewhat newly transplanted from Los Angeles and is one of the main driving forces behind The Drawnk, a great drink and draw group here in Seattle.

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Georgetown Trailer Park Mall is excited to host its popular KARAOKE NIGHT for July’s Art Attack! Bring your voices and your favorite, well-practiced song choices, and we’ll handle the rest. The event goes from 6-9pm at the mall, located at 5805 Airport Way S. at the corner of Homer Street. Don’t just see the art… BE THE ART!

Equinox Studios is an arts community in West Georgetown, home to over 100 artists working in an inspiring array of mediums, including blacksmithing, welding, woodworking, cycle fabrication, sculpture, painting, film, glass and more.

Machine House Brewery is exhibiting the works of Al Bee, a self-taught painter, tattoo artist and world traveler whose colorful gouache and ink paintings conjure surreal, dreamlike psychological universes. Machine House will also host a lively Art Attack after-party organized by the Intruder Comix collective.

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