The Neddy Show
Printmaker and sculptor Blake Haygood's specialty is a certain droll industrialism
, and he calls his latest work—an installation of eight prints across which a gear-like creature explodes
. It is
cause for exclamation when somebody gives good artists money. The Behnke Foundation awards two Northwest artists $15,000 each annually, and this year's winners are Barbara Robertson and Brian Murphy
. But winners and nominees alike get a museum exhibition at TAM, and several, like Haygood, have made work especially for the occasion, so it's a survey worth driving for. (Tacoma Art Museum, 1701 Pacific Ave, 253-272-4258. Noon–5 pm, $7.50.