Category Archive: Exhibitions

What's on in the main artEAST gallery and our satellite locations.

NW Landscapes Grand & Intimate

July 18–August 28, 2014 Opening Receptions: Friday, July 18, 6:30–8pm at Blakely Hall and Saturday, July 19, 6:30–8pm at artEAST Art Center

Please join Plein Air Washington Artists (PAWA) and artEAST in celebrating Northwest vistas through a special juried exhibition running consecutively at two exhibition spaces, the artEAST Art Center and Exhibitions at Blakely Hall, …

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150 Feet of Art Auction

Thank you for a Successful 150 Feet of Art Auction!

The 150 Feet final bidding frenzy was surrounded by beautiful art, incredible food and wine, and great bidding by the on-site guests as well as a significant number of bidders strategizing behind their computer screens at home.  Thank you.  You helped raise $13,000

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Crow/Raven: Magic and Mystery

Exhibition: May 30 – July 12 Opening Reception: Friday, May 30, 6–8pm, artEAST Art Center Opening Reception: Sunday, June 8, 4–6pm, Blakely Hall

“To know the crow is to know ourselves,” writes John Marzluff, award-winning author of In the Company of Crows and Ravens. The strange familiarity …

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Mud, Sweat and Tears

March 28-April 26, 2014  Opening Reception: April 5, 6–8pm

Please join us for a very special ceramics show in April at artEAST. Gallery artists who work in ceramics and artEAST’s own resident ceramic artists were invited to participate in this show, and they have created some wonderful pieces for you to enjoy. The reception and show …

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Watercolors by Betsy Dahlstrom

March 2014, Blakely Hall

Join us for an exhibit of watercolors by artEAST member Betsy Dahlstrom.

Betsy grew up in Tennessee and began painting as a young child, teaching her first students as a teen.  She received her degree in Art from the University of Tennessee and graduate study at the University of …

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Women of Persia

April 1–May 30, 2014, Blakely Hall Opening Reception: Saturday, April 19, 6–8pm

Please join us for an exhibition of paintings by Farshad Alamdari. Background information is available from the artist presentation.

In his words: “The Women of Persia series was inspired by the greatest influences in my life—three amazing and extraordinary …

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Undercover Stories: The Secret Lives of Books

February 8–March 22, 2014 Opening Reception: Saturday, February 8, 6–8pm

ArtEAST and Eastside Writes present “Undercover Stories: The Secret Lives of Books.”

The month-long event will include an exhibit of artist books, some created from books, curated by book artist MalPina Chan, and a series of visual arts and writing workshops.

From the Curator’s statement: …

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Winter Botanicals by Anne Anderson

January 2014, artEAST

Rethink your definition of winter color with our current exhibition by artEAST floral and colorist artist, Anne Anderson.   Explore the oversized botanicals and powerful use of vibrant color and take a brief vacation from winter’s shades of grey.

 

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Discovering Abstraction

Abstract painting by Anna Macrae 34x44 2012: 34x44

January 3 – February 28, 2014, Blakely Hall Artist Talk: Friday, January 31st, 7 pm

Anna Macrae is a third generation artist – born and educated in England, and now living in Sammamish. She is an abstract expressionist and generates color and surface interest in her paintings by embedding multiple layers of pigment, …

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Wondrous Winter Colors

December 1 – January 3, 2014, Blakely Hall

Rethink your definition of winter color with Blakely Hall’s current exhibition by artEAST floral and colorist artists, Anne Anderson and Deb Freng.   Explore their oversized botanicals and powerful use of vibrant color and take a brief vacation of December’s shades of grey. Wondrous …

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Small Works Holiday Show

November 15–December 28, 2013 Opening Reception: Friday, November 15, 6–8pm

artEAST invites you to the fabulous annual Small Works Holiday Show!

Member artists have created works of diminutive dimension ( 8” by 8” or smaller) but big impact. This is your chance to find a perfect piece priced for gifting. Buy and take the …

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Sammamish Arts Fair

Sammamish City Hall & Library October 12–13, 2013, 10am–5pm

Our annual Arts Fair is now in its seventh year! It has grown in reputation each year and will feature some of the best jury selected local artists in our area, 17 of which live in Sammamish.

Come and visit with the artists, see their …

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Italian Dreams

October–November 2013, Blakely Hall

artEAST Exhibitions at Blakely Hall is pleased to feature an exhibit of pieces by artEAST member Julia Christensen Rackley.  The Italian Dreams series is inspired by the artist’s trips to one of her favorite places, Italy. As part of the exhibit, Julie will be giving a talk about her …

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Wondrous Stories

September 13–October 19, 2013 Opening Reception: Friday September 13, 6–8 pm

Please join us for Wondrous Stories, a narrative art exhibition.

A visual form of storytelling, narrative art is a unique way for artists to converse with viewers. Through art images and three-dimensional forms which capture a fleeting moment in time, a narrative years …

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Impressionistic Photography

August 1–30 2013, Blakely Hall

artEAST Exhibitions at Blakely Hall is pleased to host the works of artEAST member and Issaquah Highlands resident, Jerry Kaufman.  Jerry’s impressionistic photographs have been well received at our main gallery in Issaquah and artEAST is excited to share them with the Issaquah Highlands community.  We hope you find them as …

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Enthuse! Instructor Art Exhibit

June 21–July 21, 2013 Opening Reception: Friday June 21, 6–8 pm

Join us for the opening reception of Enthuse! An artEAST Instructor Exhibit.  Works in a variety of mediums showcase the talented individuals who are teaching during our outstanding lineup of class offerings and summer seasonal events.  There is no better way to connect to …

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Color Riot: A Young Artist Extravaganza

Friday June 7, 5–8 pm

Join us during Art Walk for the debut installation of “Color Riot: A Young Artist Extravaganza “, an 18 canvas, giant installation of wildly colorful youth artworks inspired by a contemporary abstract artist. Through a series of serendipitous events, artEAST was able to secure …

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Going to the Light

Acrylic painting by Dorothy Bonneau

May 1 – July 31 2013, Blakely Hall

artEAST Exhibitions at Blakely Hall presents Going to the Light, paintings by Dorothy Bonneau.

We are pleased to host the works of artEAST member Dorothy Bonneau in our inaugural exhibition at Blakely Hall. Dorothy’s colorful and textural work captures the light and emotion inherent in landscapes, nature …

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Heron Rookery Project 2013

September 5-28, Blakely Hall, Issaquah Highlands Closing Reception: Saturday, Sep 28, 6–8pm, Blakely Hall

Washington lakes play host to large populations of the indigenous Great Blue Heron. We continue to salute our natural ecology and pay homage to this majestic bird and its rookeries by sponsoring a second Heron exhibit.

This project engages the community in …

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Being Human

May 4 – June 16, 2013 Opening Reception: Saturday, May 4, 6–8pm

Being Human is a figurative show that celebrates the sometimes subtle, sometimes overt, but always interesting and complex emotion that is part of the human condition. Not a literal figure show per se, this exhibition looks at humans in context, such as the figure …

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