Category Archive: Exhibitions

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

2016 Exhibition Schedule

We mount monthly and bimonthly exhibitions featuring a wide range of artists and artwork at our exhibition spaces at the downtown Issaquah Art Center and at Blakely Hall in the Issaquah Highlands.    These free, rotating exhibitions offer the community an opportunity to experience a wide range of art and art mediums.  Member and guest artists …

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Exhibit: Call of the Clouds

January 16–March 14, 2016, Blakely Hall Opening Reception Saturday, January 23, 6–8 pm

Curated by Megan Somerville-Loomis and Ted Loomis

Last week of this great show! Clouds have found a welcome home in the human creative experience, from the earliest cave drawings to ancient Chinese ceramics to contemporary painting, photography, film, and music. Mirroring our own …

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Exhibit: Any Umbrellas/Call of the Clouds

January 11–March 12, 2016, Front Street Opening Reception Saturday, February 6, 2016, 68 pm

Curated by Anna Macrae

This show celebrates our famous Seattle rain. Using an umbrella as an armature, five artists have given us their creative interpretations paying tribute to its iconic form and function.

These artists have used their freedom of expression to embellish …

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Call for April: The Incredible Intensity of Just Being Human

Call for art that examines the stigma and silence surrounding mental illness to create a platform for community engagement, conversation and unification.

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Exhibit: Anything Goes – Within Reason

November 19, 2015–January 15, 2016, Blakely Hall Opening Reception Wednesday, December 2, 7–8:30 pm

Curated by Anna Macrae

Join us over the holiday season for a juried exhibition of work by artEAST members. The subject matter was left wide open, so that we were able to attract a broad range of material from some of our best …

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Call for January: Call of the Clouds

Open Call for Juried Art

Call of the Clouds

Exhibition: January 15–March 15, 2016 Submission Deadline: December 5, 2015

Curators: Megan Somerville-Loomis and TS Loomis

Blakey Hall

Open Call for Artwork

We invite Pacific Northwest artists to submit artwork and public event-related proposals* for “Call of the Clouds”, an exhibition with related events to …

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Call for January: Any Umbrellas

Open Call for Juried Art

Any Umbrellas 

Exhibition: January 11–March 12, 2016 Submission Deadline: December 5th, 2015

Curator: Anna Macrae

artEAST Art Center

Open Call for 3-dimensional Artwork

You are invited to take part in this celebration of our famous Seattle rain, by adorning the iconic umbrella. We would like to challenge your creative interpretation …

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Exhibit: We Are

August 31–October 31, 2015, Front St Opening Reception Saturday, September 19, 6–8 pm

Curated by Anna Macrae

This exhibit seeks to explore ideas about personal identities and self. The artists have been asked to respond to notions referencing human characteristics, who they are, how they might be perceived and their own personal interpretations to the world that they move in.

 

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Quilt Exhibit: I Am

Join us this fall for an exhibit of quilt art from the Pacific Northwest African-American Quilters, on display at Blakely Hall in the Issaquah Highlands.

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Pondering Apocalypse

Join us in August for a mixed-media exhibit of works by Carla Dimitriou entitled Pondering Apocalypse.

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Layered Stories

Join us in July & August for an exhibit of collage works by Anne La Fever and Liz Ruest, Layered Stories.

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Crossing Threads

Join us in June & July for a textile exhibit of works by Lynne Rigby and Maura Donegan, Crossing Threads.

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Vikram Madan: Journey of a Thousand Smiles

Exhibition: May–June, Blakely Hall, Issaquah Highlands Opening Reception: Wednesday, May 13, 7–8:30 pm, Blakely Hall, Issaquah Highlands Poetry Reading & Book Signing: Friday, June 12, 4:30 pm

Come celebrate spring with this delightful exhibition of whimsical pop-surrealist paintings by local artist (and artEAST member) Vikram Madan. The show will run from May 1 through July 1 …

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Chinese Painting

Exhibition: March–April, Blakely Hall

artEAST is delighted to present an exhibit of Chinese painting at Blakely Hall in the Issaquah Highlands, showing through the end of April.

The Issaquah Highlands is a celebration of many cultures and artEast is proud to be able to represent artists from other cultures at Blakely Hall. We hope you will take the …

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Amazing Abstracts

Exhibition: October 14–February 28, Blakely Hall

artEAST is delighted to present an exhibit of abstract art at Blakely Hall in the Issaquah Highlands, now extended through the end of February.

For the end of 2014, four diverse artists, Valaree Cox, Camille Vonnegut, Diana Grant and

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FALLing Exhibit

September 27– November 9, 2014 Opening Reception: Saturday, September 27, 6–8pm 

Curated by Donna Lindeman Porter

FALLing can be defined as an action (movement, music, feeling), a season (colors, temperature change) or an academic term (and all those things associated with school).  Artists were encouraged to capture the emotion of “Fall” …

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Transitions to Abstract and Back

August 29–September 28, 2014 at Blakely Hall Opening Reception & Artist Talk:  Saturday, September 6, 6-8pm

A Solo Exhibition of Paintings by Carol Ross

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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