Posts Tagged ‘Snohomish art galleries’
“The Creative World of Book Arts” exhibit, opening April 18 at the Schack Art Center , 2921 Hoyt Ave in Everett, pushes beyond the conventional definition of a book and explores the concept of books as works of art. On view through May 28, the opening reception for participating artists is April 18 from 5-8pm and is open to the public. Shown: Underground Playground (Where are the ants?) detail by Karen V. Chickadel
The Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Avenue in Everett, celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Northwest Basket Weavers Guild with a new show and reception from 5-8pm on August 9. On view through September 20, the exhibit, “Pearls of Experience,” features work from artists from Washington and Oregon who have mastered traditional techniques and expanded work to incorporate alternative materials such as citrus peel, sturgeon skin, agave leaves and metal to create sculptural and figurative pieces. Shown: Touchstone by Susan Blackburn.
A member’s exhibition, juried by Bellevue gallery owner Gunnar Nordstrom, is on view at the Kirkland Arts Center 630 Market Street in Kirkland, through August 20. Media include painting, mixed media, ceramics, photography, and sculpture. Shown at the left: Pieces #3 (detail) by Joanne Bohannon from the Kirkland Arts Center member exhibition.
Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way on Camano Island, is showing “Summer Moments,” an exhibition featuring glass, metal, stone and a selection of northwest paintings.
Pottery Northwest is currently showing “The End Is Nothing, The Road Is All,” a solo exhibition of work by Adam Helenske. The show will run through August 3. Pottery Northwest is located at 226 First Avenue North (between Thomas and John), just one block south of the Key Arena at the Seattle Center.
The Seattle City Hall Gallery, 600 Fourth Ave, celebrates Seattle’s Somali population, which is the second largest in the United States, with an exhibition called, “Our Children, Our Voices,” on view through September 5. An opening reception will be held 3 to 5, Tuesday,pm July 24, at City Hall’s Boards and Commissions Conference Room L280.
On view at the Twilight Artist Collective, 4306 SW Alaska St. in West Seattle, is “Summer Lovein’,’ a show inspired by the life and work of John Travolta. The show, curated by Cheryl Robinson, runs through August 3.
The Wing Luke Museum, is showing “George Nakashima: A Master’s Furniture and Philosophy.” Through his vintage furniture, architectural drawings and sketches, the exhibtion explores how Nakashima’s life experiences shaped his work and the legacy he left behind.
Opening in a reception on June 28 from 5-8pm at the Schack Art Center , 2921 Hoyt Avenue in Everett, is “Visions Explored 2012.” The show features the works of Everett Community College art, photography, and graphic design students and is on view through September 4. Showing in the Emerging Young Artists’ Gallery at the Schack, the pieces were selected for the exhibit by a committee of Everett Community College art faculty members, which included Lloyd Weller and Sandra Lepper.
Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave. in Everett, has named sculptor Ken Pettelle as Artist of the Year and Josey Wise as 2012 Art Advocate of the year. A reception on June 28 from 5-8pm will honor the artists and open their two shows. Pattelle’s exhibit, titled "Celebration of the Human Form", is a retrospective of the more than 30 years he has devoted to exploring and interpreting the human figure. On July 21, from 6-7pm in studios 1 & 2 at the center, Pettelle will share recent advances in digital technology that are aiding the ancient methods of lost wax casting. Wise incorporates the beauty and color of nature into the oil paintings in her concurrently showing exhibit. She and her husband Marc own WiseDesignz Framing & Gallery in Historic Downtown Everett and have done much to further the growth of the Everett Art Walk. Both shows will be on view through July 29.
On view through April 30 are works by printmaker Betsy Best-Spadaro in the Schack Shop, 2921 Hoyt Ave. Everett. Betsy has traveled the world learning both eastern and western relief printmaking techniques and traditions, which she tries to incorporate into all work. Shown: Birds of a Feather.
This Saturday, March 17th, the Schack Art Center in Everett invites the community to participate in "Connecting with Clay" a day of hands-on demonstrations and free lectures from 10am – 7pm.
Sessions include, "Paper Clay Magic: making pages for a clay book" with June Haddox," Building Pots Piece by Piece – using pieces of the textured slabs to build clay vessels" with Roger Cocke, and "Clay Totems: concept, composition & construction" with Maria Root.
All the workshops and lectures are free, but preregistration is required for several. A complete list is available at schack.org
Workshops aren’t just for adults either. Youth are invited, with an accompanying adult, to participate in "Faces in the Mud: a hands-on family activity making masks" with sessions at 10am and 1pm.
Even if you don’t feel like sitting in on a lecture or workshop you can still fire your own Raku pot. Choose a plain bisque pot, glaze it, and then have it fired in a Raku kiln at the Schack for only $25. The last firing will be at 5pm on Saturday.
"Connecting with Clay" coincides with the Schack’s current exhibit "Embracing the Edge: Working in Clay in the Pacific Northwest" featuring the Cascade Clay Artists through April 19th.
"Art Shapes the World," a student exhibit partnered with the Washington Art Education Association (WAEA), runs through March 27th in the Willits Gallery at the Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Avenue in Everett. The WAEA Youth Art Month Student Exhibit features 2-D work in a variety of media from students in kindergarten through high school. The artwork was created to honor art education and help make the community aware that art is an integral part of a well balanced education. A reception where the public can meet the artists is on March 8, from 5-8 pm. Shown: 2012 Youth Art Month State Flag created by Jessie Ma and Tiffany Shen from Hamilton International Middle School in Seattle.
The Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Avenue in Everett, is featuring local finalists selected by the Marysville Council PTA for the Reflections Arts Recognition & Achievement Program. This exhibit, which runs through January 30, will include all the visual arts finalists by K-12 students in the Marysville School District. The Reflections Program is a National PTA cultural arts competition. The purpose of the program is to provide an opportunity for students to use their creative talents to express themselves through their own original works of art. This year students from kindergarten through 12th grade were challenged to create and share art inspired by the theme, “Diversity Means…”. “Meet the Artists” reception on Thursday December 15th, from 3-6pm.
An exhibit of artwork by Glacier Peak High School students in the Snohomish School District "The Creative Process: Young Visions, Young Voices" opens at the Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave. in Everett. The exhibit runs through December 11th in the Emerging Young Artist Gallery and includes a variety of creative multi-disciplinary approaches in artistic expression which reflects the many facets of the students themselves.
Beginning October 21 the Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave. in Everett, is featuring "Creation of Identity" an exhibit of artwork by Edmonds Community College (EdCC) students in the Visual Arts department. The exhibit, guest curated by Juan Valdez EdCC Visual Arts Programmer, runs through November 18th in the Emerging Young Artist Gallery. Meet the artists in a reception on October 28 from 5-8pm.
Running from June 30 through August 25 with an opening reception on June 30 from 5-8pm is the 18th biennial juried art show at the Schack Art Center , located at 2921 Hoyt Ave in Everett. This is the first time the exhibit will be at the new Schack Art Center, formerly known as the Arts Council of Snohomish County, which opened in April 2011. More than 350 pieces of art were juried by well-known artists Jack Gunter, Jules Anslow, and Jan Hopkins to create an electric and visually stimulating exhibit. Artists selected include James Arrabito (photography), Patricia Davidson (glass), Delores Taylor (glass), Dona Anderson (fiber), Thu Ngyuyen (painting), Michael Lanka and Lisa Myers Bulmash.
Lowell Art Works, 5205 S. 2nd Avenue in Everett, examines the atomic age with their exhibit, “Hotel Lunar Lowell: Explorations in Atomicpunk.” This juried group show features art that celebrates science fiction, the atomic age, atomicpunk, steampunk, fantasy tech, radioactive monsters, and the optimistic aesthetic of mid-century design. Featured artists include Rod Countryman, Jerry Whiting, Stephen Lestat, Jenny Dayton, Joolz Anzleaux, Paula Rey, Lea Barozzi, Rita Bellanca and more. Shown: It Came From The Basement by Rod Countryman.
During the Everett Art Walk on March 19 from 4-9pm, Lowell Art Works, 5205 S. 2nd Ave., opens “Seeing Reality: The Photography of Jerry Gay.” Featured are images from the Pulitzer Prize winner’s book, “Seeing Reality.” The show runs through April 19. Shown: The Hands of Life by Jerry Gay.
The Arts Council of Snohomish County reports that a $75,000 grant from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation helps them near the finish line in their $6.2 million dollar campaign for the Shack Art Center in downtown Everett. The 19,000 square foot center includes a complete hot shop, cold-working shop, warm glass studio, professional and student exhibit spaces, gallery store and multi-purpose classrooms. This award is part of the Allen Foundation’s latest round of grants totaling $8.5 million, which were distributed to 84 diverse non-profit organizations in the Pacific Northwest.