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Over 200 paintings, priced between $40 and $100, just waiting to be wrapped and given to your mom. Free.
Heather Hart: Oracular Rooftops: Mixed media and gallery work by the artist whose outdoor installation, The Western Oracle: We Will Tear the Roof Off the Mother, spent the summer embedded in a hillside at the Olympic Sculpture Park. Free.
Russia Rising: Votes for Freedom: Thirty international artists created posters that call for democratic and human rights reforms in Russia. Free.
Tatiana Garmendia: The Garden of Joys: Intimate, delicate, and erotic mixed media drawings in two- and three-dimensional forms. Free.
Andy Mattern: Absent Vessel: Photographic images of crushed polystyrene cups, created not with the use of a camera, but with a different imaging contrivance that yields infinitely more unusual results: pressing the subject directly against the photographic paper while in a dark room. Sort of like a ghostly cross between an X-ray and a Xerox copy. Free.
Holiday Small Works Sale: Small works, including Savina Mason's new graphic design-ish encaustics on boards. Free.
Spectral Menagerie: Joe Vollan and Megan Shore: Paintings of the afterworld of the animal kingdom. Like the kind of afterworld where cats wearing tweed outfits dance around burning pentagrams. Free.
Tracy Rocca, Christopher Boffoli: Rocca's super-blurry airbrushish paintings occasionally evoke out-of-focus landscapes, but more often are completely nonrepresentational color studies. This show opens precisely a year after Rocca lost paintings to Hurricane Sandy. Boffoli's photography depicts the tiniest of tiny people walking and bicycling and r... more » Free.
Fay Jones: New paintings by the beloved longtime Seattle artist, this time inspired by the films of great French director Jean Renoir, whose works include The Rules of the Game and Grand Illusion. Free.
International Juried Exhibition: Almost two thousand submissions from around the world culled and organized by TAM curator Rock Hushka into a sensible, exhibitable, multimedia mass of art. This show always includes unexpected highlights; don't miss. Free.
Miles Cleveland Goodwin: Dreary, macabre paintings of bleak winter scenes. Free.
SML: A photography, sculpture, and painting group show co-curated with Julie Alexander (one of the participating artists) about how form generates art. Artists include: Claire Cowie, Nicholas Nyland, Serrah Russell, Francis Celentano, Stranger Genius Award winner Wynne Greenwood, and Colleen Hayward. Free.
Gregory Blackstock: Homemade Sheet Music Re-arrangements: Encyclopedic drawn renditions of sheet music and corresponding illustrations from this autistic artistic savant. Free.
Holiday Show: A group exhibition from gallery artists. Free.
Todd Jannausch: Sculptures made from tools, altered for a novel formal effect. Axes, hatchets. Free.
Pars: A solo exhibition by prominent Seattle street artist Pars kicks off Flatcolor's new location. Free.
Diann Knezovich: New work by the artist who alters photographs of architecture, pulling you in to inspect. Free.
Closed Circuit Shop: A "shoppable installation" of locally made wares and crafts. And there will be an indoor zen garden. And there will be a "wall of toast." Free.
Holiday Show: A seasonal display of work by the gallery's artists in residence. Free.
Hear ye, hear ye: This is 80-year-old Francine Seders's final show in her Phinney Ridge gallery, which has hosted great art and Sunday-afternoon openings for decades. Don't miss your last chance to meet the legendary Frenchwoman in person; she'll still be working remotely, but no longer will she just be available at her desk inside the old Seattle... more » Free.
Laura Castellanos: Borrowed Tribe: The artist whose graphically bold work in painting has appeared across the city goes 3D with a large exhibition of handmade dolls. Free.
Mary Iverson and Dane Youngren: Progress and Sacrifice: Iverson's post-apocalyptic shipping container paintings from her Sunk exhibition, paired with Youngren's large-scale ceramics. Free.
Eric Nation: Sculptural yet functional furniture as well as purely sculptural sculpture. Free.
ShopSeattle: A pop-up boutique featuring men’s and women’s clothing, artwork, gifts and furniture made by Northwest artists and designers. Free.