Baso Fibonacci's nature paintings and still lifes bristle with color.

Every second Thursday, rain or shine, the streets of Capitol Hill are filled with tipsy art lovers checking out galleries and special events for Capitol Hill Art Walk. On our Capitol Hill Art Walk calendar, you'll find a bunch of great options for the January 10 edition, but, below, we've compiled our critics' picks—the openings you shouldn't miss. Follow the links for more details and images, check out our complete visual art calendar for even more events, including the shows still on view from the First Thursday Pioneer Art Walk.

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Anastasia Rudenco
Moldovan-born, Ukraine-educated artist Rudenco engages with natural imagery and visual storytelling in gouache, acrylic, and ink. If you have a taste for whimsy, foresty colors, folklore, and animals, make this one of your stops.
Summit Arts at First Covenant

Baso Fibonacci
Cargo Collective-affiliated artist/muralist Baso Fibonacci will show some of his vibrantly colored nature scenes and still lifes, which use structural brushstrokes to create print-like, bustling surfaces.

Capitol Hill Art Walk: Art & Vinyl
Admire 1980s German record art, learn about the Berlin Wall-adjacent Hansa Studio (where Bowie recorded "Heroes"), and zone out to some New Wave music at this Goethe Pop-up. You'll be all caught up for the appearance of German post-punk musicians Danielle de Picciotto and Alexander Hacke later in the month.
Chophouse Row

Carmen Cano: Before the Muses
Seattle-based, Madrid-born and -trained Carmen Cano paints ghostly yet sensual paintings which focus on women, symbols, archetypes, the elements, and natural imagery. Curated by Ghost Gallery. 
Cupcake Royale

Juju Dang
See colorful, otherworldly pieces by self-taught fluid acrylics painter Juju Dang. 
Redhook Brewlab

Julian Peña
UW School of Art graduate Julian Peña reflects on society and his Japanese and Dominican Republican ancestry and queer identity in wildly colorful and textured paintings.
The Reef

Karey Kessler: Scaffolding
Kessler likes to play with topographical imagery and words. In her latest show, she explores the idea of "scaffolding," the stuff that emblematizes new construction and underlying structures.
Front Seat

Non-stop Erotic Cafeteria
The organizers say: "Imagine an orgy at Burger King, a buffet at the museum, and art installations made completely of blow-up dolls." Well, thanks to curators Anouk Rawkson and Tara Thomas, you don't have to rely on your mind's eye. See anatomical oddities and titillating food art by Lamby, Corey J Brewer, Doug Newman, Jason Gertsen, Kelly O, DK Pan, Curtis Bathurst, John Criscitello, Travis Ritter, Jordan Christianson, Dennis Turner, Marley Grey, Dan Paulus, Harlen Munson, Coco Troll, Catherine Bressner, and Cathrine Bressner.
The Factory

Rainbow Renegades
Street artist-about-town Jazz Mom curates an exhibition meant to inspire good vibes. The considerable roster includes some of the most fun, offbeat, and unusual artists, such as Brittany Kusa, Travis Ritter, Ernesto Ybarra, Courtney Branam, Andrew Lamb Shultz, Brandon Vosika, Mary Anne Carter, and many others.
True Love Art Gallery and Tattoo

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