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First Thursday Art Walk Seattle 2011

artxchange Opening at the ArtXchange Gallery, 512 1st. Avenue S., from 5-8pm in the main gallery is Indigo, a traveling exhibition shown in major cities throughout India and now coming to the US, January 6 through February 19, 2011. The exhibition presents complementary bodies of artwork by Indian artist Shelly Jyoti and US artist Laura Kina in a range of media including hand-embroidery on khadi fabric, indigo resist dyeing, Sanskrit calligraphy and soft-sculptural installations.Shown at the left: Shelly Jyoti, An Indigo Leaf.


davidsonRedCollage Davidson Galleries, 313 Occidental Avenue South, opens from 6-8m with the work of three artists new to the gallery: Jennifer Li, Ephraim Rubenstein and Nina Tichava. The three new artists will accompany selections of recent works by gallery artists and newly consigned antique prints. Shown: Branch and Petal/Red, Collage Series by Nina Tichava.


fosterwhite Evan Blackwell’s first solo exhibit with the gallery, Vanishing Perspectives,” opens at the Foster/White Gallery, 220 Third Avenue S.. Blackwell’s work is made with collected rearranged and repurpose materials organized into hexagonal spirals. . Shown at the left: Continuous Cities.


frakerscott Featured at the Fraker/Scott Gallery, 121 Prefontaine Place S., from 5-9pm is “B&W,” cutting edge art in black and white. A special artist’s reception is scheduled for January 22 from 6-8pm. Shown at the right: by Tracy Kay Fraker.


“Printmaking NOW,” an exhibition at Gallery 110, 110 3rd. Avenue S., explores printmaking in the traditional sense and the expanding use of printing using new technologies. Curator, Jodie Nelson, former director of Friesen Galleries  and Contemporary Center of Art Board member, has selected prints for this exhibit with an eye for presenting  printmaking in the contemporary space. Nelson will join the artists for a discussion and reception on January 8 from 6-9pm.


greg Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Avenue South, opens from 6-8pm with exhibits featuring “Paintings, Watercolors, and Etchings” by Jeffrey Simmons and “Hit the North,” work by Victoria Haven produced in collaboration with .PDX Gallery in Portland where the artist will simultaneously show additional related work. An original book by Haven with an essay by Claire Dederer, published by Publication Studio, will be launched at the exhibition opening. A talk with the artists is scheduled at the gallery on January 8 at noon. Shown at the left: No. 7 by Jeffrey Simmons.


Carolina Silva, “Against Gravity (or the Oddity of the Flooded Land),” opens at the Lawrimore Project, 117 S. Main Street, in a reception from 5-8pm. is the fifth installment of a twelve-part series of exhibitions entitled Has Art?  As the solo exhibitions progress, a publication will grow and an idea of a group exhibition will emerge.


lisaharris1 Lisa Harris Gallery, 1922 Pike Place, is featuring Peter De Lory in “The Falls,”: in a reception for the artist from 6-8pm. De Lory’s latest series examines waterfalls of America, from the Carolinas to California. Most recently he has collaborated on public art projects at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, the Wenatchee Convention Center, and Longfellow Creek Trail in Seattle. Shown at the right: Multnomah Falls Twilight.


Pratt Gallery, now at 312 South Washington Street, opens from 6-8pm with “made at Pratt, work by participants in Pratt’s Studio rental program. The group show features work created in Pratt’s studios.


Punch Gallery, 119 Prefontaine Place South, presents Previously,” an exhibition of new photographic works by Bill Finger. Combining the narrative world of television crime drama with that of the photographer as "unreliable narrator," each photograph plays along the thin line between fiction, reality and photography.


Rock|DeMent visual art space, 306 S. Washington,  is showing Therese Buchmiller’s first Pacific Northwest solo exhibition, “Attachment | Disorder” opening from 6-9pm. For this exhibition Buchmiller investigates the experience of identity, perception, and memory.


Shift Collaborative Studio, 306 S. Washington Street, features a new member show in an opening from 5-9pm. The artists are represented by a variety of styles and media including painting, sculpture and photography.


sisko Sisko Gallery, introduces Steve Worthington’s sculpture. Worthington’s objective is to show irony and sophisticated humor in his work.  Shown at the left: Sumo Wrestling Toads.