Category Archive: News

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

Exhibit: “Put a Bird on It”

August 13 – October 1, artEAST Art Center

Reception Thursday, August 17, 6-8pm

Join us for this juried member show that celebrates our love for bird while also taking a playful approach to our traditional work.

What is it about birds that we all love so much? Is it the plumage that comes …

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Front Window Spotlight: Carol Ross

Artist Carol Ross shares with us about her journey as a painter, where she seeks inspiration, and responding to other artists’ work.

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Late Summer at artEAST

Summer at & around artEAST: so many options for art!

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Member Call for Fall: Have a Cup of Creativity

artEAST members: bring us your cups! Calling for functional ceramics for a fall show; deadline Sep 18.

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Exhibit: Observations in Time

August 1 – August 13

Artist Reception August 6th, 3-5pm

This pop-up exhibition of work by ceramicist Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger and photographer Tara McDermott combines their unique visions of nature, and the ways humans and time intersect with the natural world. Both focus on slowing down and observing the world around them, taking time …

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Front Window Spotlight: Anne Anderson

Anne Anderson was our Front Window artist for July. After years of creating richly-colored paintings on silk, Anne has moved in a new direction. Her front window display featured her paintings of Scottish Highland animals and she shares more about that here. Anne is also also one of our jewelry artists with a good …

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artEAST endorses Access for All: King County Proposition 1

artEAST endorses King County Prop 1, also known as Access for All.

Access for All boosts funding for over 350 community-based arts, science, and heritage programs — like ours! Funding for these programs has been cut in half over the last decade in our state. With this proposition, King County voters have the …

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Exhibit: Teach:LEARN

July 5–20, 2017, artEAST Art Center Closing Reception  Wednesday, July 26, 6–8pm

Join us for this curated show, highlighting artwork by our students and instructors, displaying the range of creativity within our artEAST community.

This exhibit shows us that students have the same capacity for creativity and expression as their instructors. Learning various …

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Felted Pumpkins

6:30–8:30pm, Friday, October 13

Instructor: Elizabeth Jackson

 

Make your own felt pumpkin for Halloween at this art night with friends and refreshments

Learn to create 3-dimensional sculpture using loose wool and needles with instructor Elizabeth Jackson. All materials provided including refreshments and spooky snacks. Great for beginners and experienced needle felters alike.

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Member Call for Summer: Put A Bird On It!

Member Call for Art

artEAST Puts a Bird On It

Exhibition: August 13–October 1, 2017 Submission Deadline: August 6

How creative can you get and still put a bird on it? artEAST members are invited to submit art for a bird-themed summer show. All mediums are welcome. Member shows are a fun way to discover …

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Fall Art Courses for 2017

It’s time to get serious about art. Join us for courses this fall and expand your love of art.

Beginner to advanced, we have courses to bring your art to the next level. Discover a new art style, hone your current skills and experience the fun of an art night out

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Encaustic Fiber Collage

Sunday, October 29, 10am–4pm date changed

Instructor: Deborah Kapoor

The encaustic process involves heat fusing layers of paint together to create smooth and textured finishes.

Encaustic Collage incorporates mixed media between translucent layers of beeswax onto two dimensional supports to create a rich and luminous surface. Bring your own fibrous ephemera such as printed images, …

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Anything But the Brush Art Series

Fridays, beginning September 8–November 104–5:30pm (4 week sessions)

Instructor: Benjamin Wills

Splat, smear, poke, rip, smush, dab, destroy, reconstruct. If you were to take away a brush from your process of making, what tools would you use to render your image?

Taking a cue from the action painters and abstract expressionists of …

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Colored Pencil for Teens

Thursdays, 4:30–6pm, September 7–November 9 (monthly registration) Ages: 11-17

Instructor: Ekta Gupta

Remember the joy of opening a new box of color pencils? The possibilities seemed endless. Come relive that feeling this winter. Spend your Thursdays learning how to use this versatile, portable and easily accessible medium. No drawing experience or expertise necessary. Instruction will …

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Teen Ceramics

Tuesdays, 6:30-8pm, September 5–November 13, 2017 (4 week sessions, no class October 31) Ages 11-16

Instructor: Sandra Sinanan

Did you know 1/3 of the earth is formed from dirt? Join us for Club Mud and turn dirt into pottery. You’ll learn techniques for hand building and applying glazes, while creating architectural, sculptural and functional pieces.

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Youth Ceramics

Tuesdays, 5–6:30pm, September 5–November 14, 2017 (4 week sessions, no class October 31) Ages 7–10

Instructor: Sandra Sinanan

Did you know 1/3 of the earth is formed from dirt? Join us for Clay Time and turn dirt into pottery. You’ll learn techniques for hand building and applying glazes, while creating architectural, sculptural and functional pieces.

Holding …

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Acrylic Paint Night Out

Friday, October 20, 6:30-9:30pm

Instructor: Ricco DiStefano

Spend an evening with professional painter Ricco DiStefano learning tips and tricks to to complete your own one of a kind art piece while NOT copying from the masters. Ricco will lead the group in exercises to create a vibrant painting with their own hands. All you need is the …

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Figure Drawing Night Out

Friday, September 29, 6:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Eric Swangstu

Figure drawing is a powerful and enjoyable way to express humanity through art. Using pencil, charcoal and pastels, students will be able to sketch the nude model with instruction from Eric Swangstu. Whether you have never sketched figures before of you are a regular at the figure drawing …

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Clay Night Out

Fridays, September 22, October 27 or November 17, 6:30-9:30pm (only 3 sessions)

Instructor: Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger and Shelly Vollstedt

This is a fun and stress-free opportunity for the whole family to learn more about clay in a historic building with a gallery atmosphere.  Each session will begin with a demonstration of a featured project, …

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artEAST Studio Group

7pm–9:30pm Mondays, September 11 – November 13, 2017 or 1:45-4:15pm Thursdays, September 7 – November 9, 2017 ($10 per session)

Members only. Artists of all levels welcome. No session on November 23rd.

If you are a member committed to growing as an artist then engage with your peers in our weekly studio group and give yourself dedicated time to move …

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