Category Archive: News

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

Call for July: Teach:LEARN Exhibit

Open Call for Juried Art: Calling all artEAST Students!

artEAST is presenting an exhibition for three weeks in July highlighting artwork inspired by classes at artEAST. This is an opportunity for artEAST students to experience a full jury process and have your work available to sell at artEAST.

In addition to student art, Instructor work will also be on …

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Ceramic Wheel Throwing

Saturdays, July 1, 8 & 22, 6–9pm (3 sessions)

Instructor: Shelly Vollstedt

Bring a friend and enjoy 3 weeks of ceramics instruction on the potter’s wheel with instructor Shelly Vollstedt. Students will spend the first two weeks learning to throw pottery and successfully build ceramic pots using the hypnotic and tactile potter’s wheel. You’ll …

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Pamela Beer

Acrylic and mixed media

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Call for September: Fantastical Worlds

Open Call for Juried Art

Fantastical Worlds

Exhibition: September 6–November 8, 2017 Submission Deadline: July 25, 2017

Curator: Anna Macrae

Blakey Hall

Open Call for Artwork

This exhibition will indulge our imaginations with artwork that offers an escape from reality into a fantastical world.

artEAST invites Pacific Northwest artists to submit artwork for …

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Front Window Spotlight: Kerstin McKee

Kerstin McKee is our front window artist for May! Both Kerstin’s ceramics and paintings exhibit botanical influences, and in her paintings she combines those influences with sensual forms. We carry full bodies of both styles of her work in our gallery, and her candle holders may be just the gift you’re looking for this month.

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Member Salon: Art to Fabric Transfer

Members! Join Gail Baker to discover how to transfer your art to fabric May 17.

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Contribute to artEAST’s Success Through GiveBIG

The Seattle Foundation is presenting their annual GiveBIG campaign to benefit non-profit organizations such as artEAST, your friendly, neighborhood art center!

artEAST has become one of the largest visual arts collectives in the greater Seattle area. Our art center offers a retail gallery for our juried artists, curated exhibition opportunities within our community, and visual …

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First Friday Wine Walk

Stop by during the Downtown Issaquah Art Walk and Wine Tasting, Friday April 7th.

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Front Window Spotlight: Vikram Madan

Vikram Madan is our latest front window artist! Vikram is an artist and author whose work “can be humorous, quirky, fun, lighthearted, philosophical, thought-provoking, and sometimes, all of these at the same time.” His work will be hanging in our front window space through Sunday, April 30th.

Creative Influences

What is the most …

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Wildly Creative with Anne Anderson

Anne Anderson necklace

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.

Anne …

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Wildly Creative with Pam Holderman

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.

Pam …

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Wildly Creative with Brad Stearns

Brad Stearns glass bowl

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.

Brad Stearns, …

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Wildly Creative with Leslie Nan Moon

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.

Leslie …

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Wildly Creative with Anne Lindsay

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.

Anne …

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First Friday Wine Walk

Stop by during the Downtown Issaquah Art Walk and Wine Tasting, Friday April 7th.

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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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