Category Archive: News

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

Win the Mystery Box!

Raffle Drawing: Saturday, April 27 Mystery Box Total Value: $3000

Oh, the riches in store for the lucky winner of our Mystery Box raffle!  Have you seen it on display at the artEAST Art Center?  Now see the video of some of the treasures within!  Trade some of the mystery for the certain knowledge that …

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First Friday Wine Walk

Friday April 5, 5–8 pm

We are a stop on the Downtown Issaquah Association’s First Friday Walk! Featuring the option to purchase wine tasting from local wineries. See complete details here.

While you`re at artEAST, shop the Art of the Garden marketplace for unique garden-themed artworks.

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Guest Artists: Stephanie Hargrave and RobRoy Chalmers

March 2013

artEAST is pleased to announce that our guest artists for March will be Stephanie Hargrave and RobRoy Chalmers, in a collaborative effort called Coursing: fluid, torn, melded

Stephanie Hargrave’s encaustic work strives to combine biology and botany with imagery that floats and undulates, and becomes ultimately, somewhat familiar.  She is influenced by the shapes of natural …

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150 Feet of Art Auction

Public Preview & Artist Reception: Friday, April 19, 6–8pm Final Auction Party: Saturday, April 27, 6–8:30pm

We love a good party!  Join us!

Our annual fundraiser is a public auction of outstanding juried works from our enthusiastic membership and supportive friends!  Preview the artwork here and plan your bidding strategy! Patrons and artists come together for this event …

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First Friday Wine Walk

Friday March 1, 5–8 pm

We are a stop on the Downtown Issaquah Association’s First Friday Walk! Featuring the option to purchase wine tasting from local wineries. See complete details here.

While visiting artEAST, be sure to enjoy the work of our March …

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Artist Trust at Large

Thursday, February 7, 7–8:30 pm

We are pleased to host this informative Artist Trust presentation, open to all career-oriented artists looking to understand the amazing resources Artist Trust provides.  If you are not familiar with the organization, take a few minutes to peruse their website.  Washington State is fortunate to have an organization …

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A Gift from the Heart

Friday, Febrary 8, 2013 6-8pm

We are hosting a fun Valentine’s art event — join us!

Make your own mixed media valentine with artEAST member artist JoAnna Bell. Decorate a valentine cookie! Free and ideal for our members and the community. Children 10 and up are welcome …

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Touch!

March 2- April 6, 2013 Opening Reception: Saturday, March 2, 6–8pm

Most of the time, galleries post notices that say “Please Don’t Touch”. This is an exhibition to break that barrier and invite gallery visitors to experience art through touch. We will offer special “touch tours” for sight impared, children, and others who are interested. …

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First Friday Wine Walk

Friday February 1, 5–8 pm

We are a stop on the Downtown Issaquah Association’s First Friday Walk! Featuring the option to purchase wine tasting from local wineries. See complete details here. While you`re at artEAST, shop our artists’ Studio Sale for discounted art and art supplies.

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Studio Sale

Thursday, January 31–Sunday, February 3

Deeply Discounted Art and Art Supplies!

Our artists are getting a fresh start on the New Year by hosting a Studio and Seconds sale on Thursday, January 31 through Sunday, February 3, 2013.  We’ll be open Thursday–Saturday from 11am to 8pm and Sunday from noon to 5pm, and you’re …

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Artist Talk: Layne Goldsmith

Salon Thursday January 24, 2013, 6:30–8:30 pm

Please join us for a talk by Layne Goldsmith on “Tradition and Creativity: Innovations in Fiber Work” in conjunction with our first show of 2013, Stitch. artEAST members and their guests are welcome. This promises to be a fascinating presentation on fiber trends and expansion of …

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Guest Artist: Layne Goldsmith

February 2013 Artist’s Talk: Thursday, January 24, 7:00 pm

artEAST is pleased to announce that our guest artist for February will be Layne Goldsmith, our special guest juror and co-curator for Stitch. Ms Goldsmith’s work will be on display in our front window from January 24th through the end of the Stitch show.

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Winter Workshops

Announcing artEAST’s Winter 2013 Workshops

Our workshop schedule for Winter and early Spring has been added to the website and there’s no better time to plan ahead and schedule art time for yourself!

Click here to see the entire list of workshops.

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One-Day Holiday Marketplace

One Day Only! Friday November 30, 11am–8pm

Our gallery is full of wonderful works for the holiday season.  For one special day, marketplace artists will join us with booths presenting extra-special treats!  Don`t miss this one day extravaganza.  There will be tasty nibbles and something to wet your whistle while you work on your gift list.

What about gifts for you?? Eliminate sad, …

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Stitch

January 11 – February 23, 2013 Opening Reception: January 11, 6–8pm

Stitching is typically associated only with fiber art, but it can be used and interpreted in a variety of mediums. This exhibit shows works in mixed media, glass, fiber, ceramics, and other mediums that use the shapes and/or techniques of knitting, stitching and weaving in …

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Small Works Holiday Show

November 16 – December 29, 2012 Opening Reception: Friday, November 16, 6–8pm Holiday Marketplace: November 30, 6–9pm

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 …

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Rookery Project

Opening Reception: October 18, 6pm Exhibition and Sale: October 19–November 2 Final Roost: artEAST Gala Auction, November 3, 6pm, Issaquah Hilton Garden Inn

What a great inaugural Rookery Project!  The herons have now all flown the nest, finding great homes.  Thank you, heron artists, for your time, talent and energy and thank you, community members who …

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Artist’s Talk: Ellen Hochberg

Artist’s Talk: Thursday, October 25, 7:00 pm

Ellen Hochberg will talk about her experiences studying and exhibiting abroad, including attending “Supermarket 12”, an international, independent artists’ fair in Stockholm, Sweden, and how those experiences have influenced the recent show she curated entitled “Who does she think she is?” which brought together 35 artists …

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Sammamish Arts Fair

Saturday & Sunday, October 13-14, 10–5pm

Many artEAST members and more will be at Sammamish City Hall (801 228th Ave SE, Sammamish, WA) for the Sammamish Arts Fair, an annual Arts Fair now in its sixth year. Come and visit with the artists, see their work and learn about their …

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Last Art Walk for 2012!

Friday September 7, 2012, 5–8 pm

Our last art walk! Come on down, stroll through Issaquah, and enjoy some art before fall is upon us. artEAST welcomes you with the following:

Local Art

Inside the gallery, enjoy the work of nearly 100 local artists, and our new show, Ornamental Envy, as well as …

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