Category Archive: News

Updates on what's happening in our art center and in the community.

Spring Art Courses Added at artEAST

From Plein Air to Mother’s Day Portraits, come see what’s new at artEAST.

Spring Felted Eggs Make felted eggs to celebrate the return of life after Winter’s thaw this spring. This drop-in workshop is open to all ages with parental participation as needed. Felting can be messy, please dress accordingly. 11am-1pm Saturday, …

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Plein Air Picnic

Saturday, May 20, 12pm–4pm

Facilitator: Rebecca Morrissey

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon painting at Lake Sammamish State Park. We’ll provide easels, art boards, picnic blankets, al fresco dining and good company for this “plein air” art event. Bring your art supplies of choice and the rest is done for you.

All art mediums welcome! …

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Fused Glass Garden Stakes

Saturday, 11am–1pm, April 29, 2017

Instructor: Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger

Experience glass-fusing while creating lovely garden stakes for your garden this Spring. Each registration includes 4 stakes. Additional supplies may be purchased during class to create more. A perfect gift for that special Mom in your life. Make more for yourself too! Families welcome.

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Enjoy an Evening of Art

Friday and Saturday Nights at artEAST are full of excitement and of course: Art Making!

Join us for one or all of the following classes focusing on quality art instruction in a relaxed atmosphere:

Print Night Out, second Fridays monthly, March 10, April 14, May 12 & June 9, 6:30-9:30pm Quality instruction from …

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Front Window Spotlight: Jerry Kaufman

Our front window display now features the work of photographer Jerry Kaufman. His emotionally compelling piece “Eternal Spring” will be up until April 2nd, and we carry a full body of his work in our retail gallery. We also carry his book Renewal at the Place of Black Tears, a collection of Pearl Harbor images …

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Call for July: Artist in Residence

Open Call for Art

Open Call for Artist in Residence – A Public Arts Project Create an Installation using Recycled Materials

Proposals Due: April 9, 2017

Curator: Anna Macrae

artEAST is excited to partner with the City of Issaquah, Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park, and Recology CleanScapes to bring together art, recycling, and …

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Wildly Creative with Miska

Our annual Swirl auction and gala takes place on Saturday, April 22nd. The theme of this year’s event is “Wildly Creative.” Between now and then, we’ll take you behind the scenes to reveal how our artist community is working together to create an imaginative, art-filled evening you won’t want to miss!

Miska

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Member Salon: Care and Feeding of Your Creative Process

Members! Join Gail Baker & Jacqui Beck to hear & discuss ideas about being and staying creative. March 15.

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First Friday Wine Walk

Stop by during the Downtown Issaquah Art Walk and Wine Tasting, Friday March 3rd

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Spring Break Camp

Monday–Friday, April 10-14 9am–12pm Color Illustration 1-4pm Ceramics & More Ages 7-12

Instructors: Gail Baker, Shelly Vollstedt & Benjamin Wills

Spend a week immersed in art on your school break! Register for morning, afternoon or all day camp.

 

Creative Illustration is for students with active imaginations who like to draw and …

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Front Window Spotlight: Margaret MacLean

We’ve got an all-new front window display featuring the work of ceramicist Margaret MacLean. Margaret’s work is clearly inspired by tactile elements of our natural world, and every piece is a complex assemblage of texture and detail. Her work is on display until March 5th, and more of her work is available in our …

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Spring Art Courses for 2017

New Courses Added! Defy the rain and soak yourself in art this spring.

Whether you’re looking for a Night Out or have your days free, we’ve got art courses for everyone. Are the Kids Going Stir Crazy? Are you a Serious Artist or just wanting to Dip Your Toe in the Art …

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Summer Art Camps at artEAST 2017

DIVE INTO CREATIVITY THIS SUMMER with our Art Camps for kids & teens at artEAST in downtown Issaquah. Morning & afternoon camps available in a variety or art forms. See below for details and registration.

AM Camps run from 9am to noon, PM camps run from 1pm to 4pm.

June 26–30 (ages 11–17) AM

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Drawing Basics Youth Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 1pm–4pm, July 31 – August 4 Youth Ages 7–11

Instructor: Ekta Gupta

Learn the elements of drawing in this camp designed to bring out the creative artist in everyone. No drawing experience or expertise necessary. Instruction will be tailored to suit each individual’s skill level.

Ekta Gupta has more than 13 years of teaching experience in …

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Exhibit: 2nd Amendment BookClub

A poignant yet powerful exploration into gun culture, by Mary Coss at artEAST, March though May.

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Portfolio Creation Night

Interested in pursuing a career in ART?

Join us for this free informational night and learn what goes into creating a portfolio for college admission, internships, exhibitions and gallery entry.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 7-8:30pm

Free. RSVP to artEAST ASAP to ensure we have enough space. Representatives from local colleges and …

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Winter Art Courses for 2017

Warm your soul with new art courses this winter!

Whether you’re looking for a Night Out or have your days free, we’ve got art courses for everyone. Are the Kids Going Stir Crazy? Are you a Serious Artist or just wanting to Dip Your Toe in the Art Pool? Have a …

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Artist Talk: June Sekiguchi

Undercurrent: an artist talk by June Sekiguchi at artEAST March 12, 4pm

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Fall in love with art this February

Click any of the links below for details and registration Introduction to Encaustic join Deborah Kapoor to learn all about the art of wax in this six hour introductory workshop Saturday February 4th Ceramic Wheel Throwing join Shelly Vollstedt for this three week course on the potter’s wheel Saturdays, February 11-25

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Dorothy Bonneau Collection

Here’s a complete inventory of Dorothy Bonneau’s paintings, including those now on display at Blakely Hall. All are available for purchase through artEAST: contact us by email, phone, or in person to inquire about any of these pieces.

Click on any image to see a larger version; to see the images in person, …

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