If you need your art fix for the month of May (and I know I do!), here are some shows that you won't want to miss:
TONIGHT! The 1st Thursday Art Walk
in Pioneer Square, Thursday, 3 May from 5-9pm. Don't miss the grand opening of the Inscape studio building! Also, view new and exciting work at 4Culture, Core Gallery, G. Gibson Gallery, the OK Hotel, Platform, SOIL, and more!
THIS AFTERNOON! Wakuda Studio Webcast. Thursday, 3 May, 1-3pm. From a basement somewhere in Seattle... Check out the premier of live webcast by graffiti/traditional print artist Jonathan Wakuda-Fischer!
The 1st Friday Art Walk in Fremont, Friday, 4 May from 6-9pm. Fremont has new venues this month! Recycled Cycles features the photography of Corrina Miller, and Intuitive Bodywork is showing work by photo manipulator Josh Burbank. Also check out the whimsically creepy creations of Xavier Lopez, Jr. at Brown Paper Tickets, the metal-mixed media work of Erica Laureano at Fremont Jewelry Design, the Victorian miniatures of Krystal Kerr at Portage Bay Goods, and more!
The 2nd Thursday Art Walk
in Capitol Hill, Thursday, 10 May from 5-8pm. Bauhaus, CakeSpy, Cupcake Royale, Ghost
Gallery, True Love Gallery, Vermillion and over
20 other art spaces are featuring new and exciting work this month!
The 2nd Thursday Art Walk
in West Seattle, Thursday, 10 May from 6-9pm. Check out new work at
Twilight Arist Collective, The Heartland Cafe, Hotwire Coffee, Shoofly
Pie, and more!
The 2nd Friday Art Walk in the Greenwood-Phinney neighbourhood, Friday, 11 May from 6-9pm.This month is 'The Big One' for Phinneywood! Check out exciting shows at EchoEcho, Gainsbourg, Naked City Brewery, Two Birds Tattoo, and more!
Bherd Studios is showcasing a new exhibit called "Vignettes", with work by CASH, John Osgood, Kellie Talbot, and Siolo Thompson. The show explores themes of Victorian taxidermy, masks as shields and symbols, cultural typography, and the political ans economic mistakes that have lead to an uncertain future for the youngest generation.
Urban Light Studios presents "Love, Longing, and Loss," ethereal works brought together by Studio X-17, and featuring Crystal Barbre, Seb Barnett, Syd Brown, Libby Bulloff, Katie Dalzell,
Ego, Carl Faulkner, J.P. Farquar, Jeff Jacobson, Chloe Macho, Chris
Sheridan, Joe Vollan, Redd Walitzki, with Video Art starring Roxanna
Christina Walitzki, Directed by Adric Hicks & Redd Walitzki. This body of work premiered in New York last month, and will be on display at Urban Light through the month of May.
Tasty's newest exhibit "Flora & Fauna," features work by artists Chris Sheridan, Justin Hillgrove, Narboo, and then some!
The Cornish College of the Arts BFA Show! Friday, 11 May from 6-9pm. This exhibit only happens once a year! It features the culmination of 4-years worth of education and creativity from the graduating Fine Art and Design disciplines. As a Cornish graduate herself, your not so humble narrator can say that the Cornish BFA Show a fantastic place to meet the newest additions to Seattle's art community and to show your support for emerging young artists.
The 2nd Saturday Art Walk in Ballard, Saturday, 12 May from 6-9pm. Check out the new work in Art & Soul, Blowing Sands Glass Studio, Cupcake Royal, Filthy Rich, Kiss Cafe, Monster Art & Clothing, Nightingale Gallery, Savour, and more!
The 2nd Saturday Art Walk in the Central District, Saturday, 12 May from 1-5pm. Check out the Neptune Gallery Sculpture Garden and new work at Atelier Autumnthing, Hi-Spot Cafe, Pratt Fine Art Centre, Twilight Exit and more!
The 2nd Saturday Art Walk in Georgetown, Saturday 12 May from 6-9pm. See new work at American Pie, Artcore Tattoo, Belle & Whissel, Fantagraphics Bookstore, Georgetown Arts & Cultural Centre, Smarty Pants, Totally Blown Glassworks, Two Tartes Cafe and more!
The 3rd Friday Art Walk in the University District, Friday, 18 May from 6-9pm. The U District Art Walk has nearly doubled in size over the past couple months with new venues popping up every week! Come see new work at Gargoyles Statuary, Artist & Craftsman, BC Surf & Sport, Cafe Allegro, Chaco Canyon Cafe, Starbucks, Tully's and more! Don't forget to stop by Boulevard Grocery for a bag of fresh-roasted coffee hand-painted by a local Seattle artist.
With this much going on, you couldn't possibly complain that there's nothing to do in Seattle!
Support your local art scene! Cheers.