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New Gallery Artists

Wed–Sat. Through Aug 16.

New Gallery Artists: Work from Linda Davidson, Blake Haygood, Samantha Scherer, and Mary Iverson (whose piece Mirror Lake with Containers was on the cover of last winter's A&P). Free.

G. Gibson Gallery
300 S Washington St

Summer Group Show

Wed–Sat. Through Aug 16.

Summer Group Show Summer Group Show: Work by Kathy Gore-Fuss, Kathy Liao, Henk Pander, Robert Schlegel, and Vanessa Tran. Free.

3419 E Denny Way

Tectonic Dynamics

Wed–Sat. Through Aug 16.

Tectonic Dynamics: A group show of painting, photography, and sculpture, featuring the work of Evan Nesbit, Gibran Mevlana, and others. Free.

James Harris Gallery
604 Second Ave

John Lysak Demo

Sat Aug 16, 2–4 pm.

Gallery artist Lysak gives a demo on the subject of "Watercolor Monotypes." Free.

Lisa Harris Gallery
1922 Pike Pl

Cheri O’Brien

Mon–Sat. Through Aug 16.

Cheri O’Brien Cheri O’Brien: Work from an artist known for her folksy acrylics of cheerful critters. O'Brien also holds the honor of being 1998's Snohomish County Artist of the Year. Free.

Jeffrey Moose Gallery
1333 Fifth Ave

Fulgencio Lazo: The Cadence of Restless Feet

Mon–Thurs. Through Aug 16.

Fulgencio Lazo: The Cadence of Restless Feet Fulgencio Lazo: The Cadence of Restless Feet: Paintings on wood and canvas. Free.

M. Rosetta Hunter Art Gallery
Seattle Central College, 1701 Broadway

Elizabeth Lopez

Wed–Sun. Through Aug 17.

Elizabeth Lopez: New paintings from the Seattle artist who's shown at Martyr Sauce as well as in Austin and Brooklyn. "Three of the pieces in this show, Participant (P), Observer (O), and Victim (V), are an invitation to form your response to this new body of work." Free.

SAM Gallery
Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave

CoCA Call for Entries

Through Aug 17.


The theme is "who are you" and the application is open to all current members of CoCA (you can become a member on their website) who are contemporary artists. All mediums are eligible, but note that some of the more elaborate stuff will have a some limiting space factors to contend with. $10.

CoCA Georgetown
5701 Sixth Ave S, Suite 258

Women at the Hot Shop

Starts July 30. Mon–Sun. Through Aug 17.

International female artists show up at the Museum of Glass for a five week residency. The lineup of visiting artists includes Indian artist Anjali Srinivasan, focusing on glass bangles, and Heike Brachlow, whose research into the medium led to her "producing her own glass colors by adding metal oxides to the glass batch during the melting process." Free with admission.

Museum of Glass
1801 Dock St

Tiny Tales and Small Stories

Thurs Aug 21.

Tiny Tales and Small Stories: A bunch of tiny creations, curated by Seattle Handmade. Free.

Imeruat Demo/Performance

Thurs Aug 21 at 7 pm.

A performance by the duo Masashi Hamauzu, video-game-soundtrack composer, and Mina, traditional Hokkaido vocalist and instrumentalist. Free.

Seattle Asian Art Museum
1400 E Prospect St, Volunteer Park

Erik Simkins: Emulsion

Wed–Sun. Through Aug 22.

Erik Simkins: Emulsion Erik Simkins: Emulsion: Non-representational experiments in emulsion and photo development using Polaroid peel-apart film. They look vaguely forensic, like smeared fingerprints. Free.

Rare Medium
1321 E Pine

Inside: Art by Architects

Tues–Fri. Through Aug 22.

Inside: Art by Architects: The pieces in this group show by Seattle architects all "draw inspiration from containers, vessels, and inner workings of all kinds." Free.

AIA Gallery
1911 First Ave

James Lee Hansen: Bronze Continuem

Tues–Sat. Through Aug 23.

James Lee Hansen: Bronze Continuem James Lee Hansen: Bronze Continuem: Bronze is not third place in art and history. It's been used to create cannonballs, spears, and here, sculpture. Hansen is a contemporary of the Northwest School—Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, George Tsutakawa, Helmi Juvonen. Free.

Bryan Ohno Gallery
521 S Main St


Fri, Sat. Through Aug 23.

Vorfreude: Yes, it's one of those German words that translates to an entire sentence in English. This one is: "joyful anticipation of future pleasures," and the show it refers to here includes works by two artists. Katie Miller invites "visitors to participate in creating a series of origami boats" while De Pirro uses reclaimed materials as a way of examining the concept of renewal. Free.

106 Third Ave S

Fantasy in the City

Tues–Sun. Through Aug 24.

Fantasy in the City Fantasy in the City: And all it entails. Free.

LTD. Art Gallery
307 E Pike St

In Situ

Mon–Sun. Through Aug 24.

In Situ In Situ: A 1,800 square foot sculptural installation by Karl Burkheimer is the next installation in the All Rise series of art pieces that will be inhabiting the Cascade lot destined to become a Seattle City Light substation. Free.

All Rise Site
1250 Denny Way

Gustavo Martinez: Agua es Vida

Starts Aug. 7. Mon–Fri. Through Aug 28.

Gustavo Martinez: Agua es Vida: This site-specific installation is an anthropologically informed reflection of historical modes of water transportation. An aqueduct won't fit in an art gallery, so expect something smaller. Free.

101 Prefontaine Pl S

Summer at the Olympic Sculpture Park

Thurs, Sat. Through Aug 28.

Free live musical performances and other varied and artful activities at the fun and happenin' Olympic Sculpture Park, which now calls itself home to a giant sculpture of a head. Free.

Olympic Sculpture Park
2901 Western Ave

Inner Beauty

Wed–Fri. Through Aug 29.

Inner Beauty Chris Sheridan, Aaron Jasinski: Sheridan's large-scale oils of the nude form are inspired by The Birth of Venus, whereas Jasinski's pieces are rounder, creepier, and more fantastical works of pop surrealism. The unifying theme is "inner beauty." Free.

Bherd Studios
312 N 85th St

Buddy Bunting: Valley Fever

Fri–Sun. Through Aug 30.

Buddy Bunting: Valley Fever: Bunting started out making faint, smallish pencil drawings of prisons, driving from one to the other in the American West. Now he's created a large—like 10-feet-long large—oil painting of a prison. This is an event.

Prole Drift
523 South Main St

Curtis Erlinger

Starts Aug. 7. Thurs–Sat. Through Aug 30.

Curtis Erlinger Curtis Erlinger: New work in mixed media. Free.

Punch Gallery
119 Prefontaine Pl S

It Is a Door and a Window that Make a Room Useful

Starts Aug. 7. Thurs–Sat. Through Aug 30.

It Is a Door and a Window that Make a Room Useful It Is a Door and a Window that Make a Room Useful: Video, sculpture, and performance pieces from five artists that seek to "reframe mundane acts as sacred experience." Venetia Dale, Christalena Hughmanick, Tia Kramer, Jovencio de la Paz, and Barbara Smith. There will be an off-site gathering and performance of Five Silent Structures by Kramer on Aug 23 from 4 to 6 pm at Discovery Park, near the Fort Lawton Buildings. Free.

112 Third Ave S

John Buck

Tues–Sat. Through Aug 30.

John Buck John Buck: Masterful wood carvings, often in the form of life-size human bodies with heads of large, multifaceted, motor-driven kinetic constructions that bring the figures to heights of up to 13 feet. Also in the gallery will be Ross Palmer Beecher's quilts, which are made out of materials like spray cans, aluminum, and foil eyeballs. Free.

Greg Kucera Gallery
212 Third Ave S

Kimiko Yoshida: Something Blue

Starts July 31. Tues–Fri. Through Aug 30.

Kimiko Yoshida: Something Blue Kimiko Yoshida: Something Blue: Highly stylized self portraits in which the artist adorns herself to reflect idealized versions of "the bride" from various cultures. Free.

M.I.A. Gallery
1203 Second Ave


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