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2014 Neddy at Cornish Call for Applications

Through April 20.

2014 Neddy at Cornish Call for Applications One of two $25,000 unrestricted awards given out by the foundation each year. All you need to do is "demonstrate commitment to and ongoing development of one’s artistic vision" and "demonstrate engagement with the world around them through their art practice, broadly understood." Then, bingo baby, ca$h money in the bank.

Agnes Martin: The New York-Taos Connection

Wed–Sun. Through April 20.

Agnes Martin: The New York-Taos Connection Agnes Martin: The New York-Taos Connection: This traveling exhibition of work by the influential pure-abstractionist covers the period between 1947 and 1957, a decade she spent in Taos between periods in New York.

Tacoma Art Museum
1701 Pacific Ave

9 from L.A.

Thurs, Sat. Through April 25.

9 from L.A. 9 from L.A.: This winter, it's LA in Seattle at the Wright Space. Virginia Wright, in conjunction with the Getty Conservation Institute, has brought together works from her collections, Seattle Art Museum, and loans that include works by postwar LA artists including Larry Bell, Ed Ruscha, Robert Irwin, John McCracken, Peter Alexander, and De Wain Valentine. Highlighted is Valentine's Gray Column, which is exactly what it claims to be: 12 feet tall and 8 feet wide of gray polyester resin. It's li... more » Free.

Wright Exhibition Space
407 Dexter Ave N

Robert Campbell, Preston Wadley

Wed–Sat. Through April 25.

Robert Campbell, Preston Wadley Robert Campbell, Preston Wadley: Two faculty members display new works, both returning from sabbaticals. Welcome back, fellas. Video and photo. Free.

Camille Patha

Tues–Sat. Through April 26.

Camille Patha Camille Patha: Undeniably colorful abstractions from Patha, a Northwest artist with decades of work. Free.

Davidson Galleries
313 Occidental Ave S

Debra Baxter

Wed–Sat. Through April 26.

Debra Baxter Debra Baxter: Big, alabaster pillows after Dürer, and more new sculpture. Free.

Platform Gallery
114 Third Ave S

Gayle Bard, Timea Tihanyi

Tues–Sat. Through April 26.

Gayle Bard, Timea Tihanyi Gayle Bard, Timea Tihanyi: Paintings from Bard, little architectural sculptures from Tihanyi. Free.

Linda Hodges Gallery
316 First Ave S

Laura Hamje, Anne Petty

Wed–Sat. Through April 26.

Laura Hamje, Anne Petty Laura Hamje, Anne Petty: The brushstrokes of both these painters evoke a similar texture. Wispy? Hamje, co-owner of Blindfold Gallery, is preoccupied with bridges and other girded structures. Petty favors human subjects, brightly lit, often facing away from the audience. (Whenever we've seen a Petty in recent months, it has made us stop. In a good way.) Free.

Prographica
3419 E Denny Way

Meanderboard

Thurs–Sat. Through April 26.

Meanderboard Meanderboard: Featuring video, photography, and drawing from local artist Allyce Wood and Danish artist Diana Lindbjerg. The title alludes to the Greek "meander" pattern (known for adorning the edge of many Greek restaurant menus), a point of reference for both artists. Free.

SOIL
112 Third Ave S

Ries Niemi, Sheila Klein

Thurs–Sat. Through April 26.

Ries Niemi, Sheila Klein Ries Niemi, Sheila Klein: Niemi is a trickster and "industrial artist" whose functional metal art has been installed across the country as bus stops, fences, and the occasional large metal boot. His work in this show is softer, made of textiles. Klein also makes large installations, often with nylon. Free.

Punch Gallery
119 Prefontaine Pl S

Saul Becker

Fri–Sun. Through April 26.

Saul Becker Saul Becker: Recent depictions of natural formations, based on the artist's recent residencies in the Catskill Mountains and aboard an ice-class schooner in the Arctic Circle. Free.

Prole Drift
523 South Main St

Thuy-Van Vu

Wed–Sat. Through April 26.

Thuy-Van Vu Thuy-Van Vu: Painted subjects appear precisely, surrounded by nothing but white space. She makes them very plain to see and very mysterious at the same time, representatives of worlds that have disappeared into fog. An open book in a glass case, remnants of a house, a dresser. The latest are all based on visits to museums, where dislocation is the name of the game. In some way, the Seattle artist’s work feels like it is always about the project of things (and maybe people, too) finding a home. Free.

G. Gibson Gallery
300 S Washington St

Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking the Contemporary Craft Field

Tues–Sun. Through April 27.

Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking the Contemporary Craft Field Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking the Contemporary Craft Field: Sixty examples of ceramics, wood, fiber. A little scary sheep; a weird woven thing that definitely isn't a basket but isn't quite anything else; a cactus that may have been made out of old shirts; a human-shaped, human-sized thing that may have been made from blue stripy socks. You know, crafts! Works from both emerging and established artists. $10.

Bellevue Arts Museum
510 Bellevue Way NE

Joe Nix

Wed–Sat. Through April 27.

Joe Nix Joe Nix: The Seattle artist known for his spray-paint murals. This new collection of work is a series of realistic paintings in oils depicting the "intricate pipework and abandoned machinery inside one of Seattle most iconic locations." Can you guess which? Time's up: It's Gasworks Park. Free.

Flatcolor Gallery
77 Main St

Passage to the Future: Art from a New Generation in Japan

Starts April 19. Mon–Sun. Through April 27.

Passage to the Future: Art from a New Generation in Japan Passage to the Future: Art from a New Generation in Japan: Contemporary art from the Land of the Rising Sun in conjunction with the Cherry Blossom Festival. Free.

Seattle Center Pavilion
305 Harrison St, Seattle Center

Sustaining

Mon–Sun. Through April 27.

Sustaining Sustaining: Group show benefiting Long Live the Kings, an org restoring wild salmon and steelhead, with artists Marita Dingus, Diane Kurzyna (aka Ruby Reusable), William Morris, and others. Free.

Abmeyer + Wood
1210 Second Ave

Caroline Roosevelt: Spitting Image

Through April 30.

Caroline Roosevelt: Spitting Image Caroline Roosevelt: Spitting Image: Ink and watercolor portraits of people spitting. Free.

All City Coffee
1205 S Vale St

Bohemian Boudoir

Tues–Sat. Through May 1.

Bohemian Boudoir Bohemian Boudoir is an entire exhibition of glass crystal perfume bottles and bedroom accessories handcrafted in Czechoslovakia in the 1920s and '30s. $12.

Museum of Glass
1801 Dock St

53rd Annual Group Exhibition

Tues–Sat. Through May 2.

53rd Annual Group Exhibition 53rd Annual Group Exhibition: Wow, Seattle has been around for 53 years?! Participating artists include George Tsutakawa, Johsel Namkung, Ambrose Patterson, Viola Patterson, and a bunch more. Free.

Woodside/Braseth Gallery
2101 Ninth Ave #102

Anastomosis

Sat. Through May 3.

Anastomosis Anastomosis: Which means a cross-connection between adjacent channels, tubes, fibers, or other parts of a network. Claire Johnson's landscape paintings focus on this concept. Free.

LxWxH (Length,Width,Height)
6007 12th Ave S

Danny Lyon: The Bikeriders

Wed–Sun. Through May 4.

Danny Lyon: The Bikeriders Danny Lyon: The Bikeriders: In the 1960s, American photographers and filmmakers like Diane Arbus, Larry Clark, and Danny Lyon turned toward the strange and the countercultural, producing pictures of what everybody else was wondering about. Lyons's series of black-and-white shots of bikers is a classic, and the Henry has just acquired a cache of them. The characters are charismatic and lost, frightening and lovable, and at least a little part of you wishes you were every one of them. $10 suggested.

Henry Art Gallery
15th Ave NE and NE 41st St

Katinka Bock: A and I

Wed–Sun. Through May 4.

Katinka Bock: A and I Katinka Bock: A and I: Katinka Bock is an up-and-coming European sculptor whose sculptures are quiet and subtle in appearance, but internally busy with activity, sort of like shy people. They're art that's in more than one place at a time. A puzzle of black, square ceramic tiles laid on the floor is a map of a school hallway in France, where Bock placed a layer of raw ceramic on the floor, put carpet over it, let everybody walk on it as usual for a while, and then cut the ceramic into squares an... more » $10 suggested.

Henry Art Gallery
15th Ave NE and NE 41st St

Intruder Comics

Mon–Sun. Through May 7.

Intruder Comics Intruder Comics: Exhibition and release party for this free publication by a collective of emerging Seattle cartoonists. Free.

It Is Always Now

Tues, Sat. Through May 10.

It Is Always Now: The grand opening and inaugural show of the brand new Leary Gallery, featuring work from Evan Blackwell, Jamie Bollenbach, Linda Davidson, Mary Iverson, and about a dozen others. Free.

Leary Gallery
4818 NW Leary Way

Machu Picchu After Dark

Wed–Sun. Through May 11.

Machu Picchu After Dark Machu Picchu After Dark: A tower of large speakers, about 12 feet high, by Peruvian-born artist William Cordova, commissioned by the museum to coincide with the Kingdoms of the Sun and Moon exhibition. $10 suggested.

Seattle Art Museum
1300 First Ave

 

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