Category Archive: News

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

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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Artist Talk: John Fisher, Stone Sculptor

Thursday, September 6, 7 pm

Join us for a special artist’s talk by stone sculptor John Fisher, in collaboration with Marenakos Rock Center & StoneFest VIII.

This amazing talent and Renaissance man has lived and worked in Carrara, Italy for 20 years, where he cultivated his love for carving classical figures in marble. Don’t …

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Guest Artist: Katie Anderson

September 2012 Artist’s Talk: Thursday, September 27, 7:00 pm

We are pleased to welcome Katie Anderson, an EDGE graduate from 2011, to our guest artist wall this month.

Artist Statement

I’m a painter who has always been surrounded by the oyster light and marine air of the Pacific Northwest. For me, painting …

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Ornamental Envy

Sept 7–October 13, 2012 Opening Reception Friday, September 7, 2012,  6–8 pm

Small scale sculpture that is worn on the body is uniquely portable art and puts the wearer on display with the piece. The choice of wearable art is not always practical, but certainly invites notice by others. In fact, wearability may be incidental …

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artEAST at Lake Retreat

Saturday, September 1, 2012, 4–7 pm

artEASTers! Labor not on Labor Day weekend. Instead, enjoy Lake Retreat and ponder future artEAST events at this wonderful spot! Enjoy complimentary food, beverages, recreation, and the beautiful lakeside facilities.

RSVP to Jill Drllevich (jdrllevich@msn.com or (425) 432-0710) or Greg Bartol (studiobcustomdesign@gmail.com or (206) 595-2015).

 

Featherstone Arts …

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Our Anniversary Benefit Celebration: Project Swirl!

Saturday, November 3, 2012, 6 pm

Hilton Garden Inn, 1800 NW Gilman Blvd, Issaquah, Washington, 98027

Thank you for a fabulous evening – what fun!  Once again our great community showed its stuff!  The SWIRL Gala was a rousing success as an anniversary party and fundraiser, thanks to the enthusiasm and generosity of …

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Fine Wine Procurement Party

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012, 7pm

Avennia Winery, 18808 142nd Ave NE, Suite 2B, Woodinville, WA 98072

If you love wine and want to take advantage of a special opportunity to discover this up-and-coming winery while helping artEAST, join us! Bring a bottle of fine wine and be among the first to visit the …

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Guest Artist: K. C. Madsen

August 2012 Artist’s Talk: Thursday, August 30, 7:00 pm

We are pleased to present the work of K. C. Madsen for the month of August. Come meet her at Art Walk on August 3rd or attend her talk later in the month. Her new body of work is described below.

Dreams after Insomnia

The …

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Guest Artist: Jonathan Ross Harvey

July 2012 Artist’s Talk: Thursday, July 26, 7:00 pm

We are pleased to welcome glass artist Jonathan Ross Harvey as our guest artist for the month of July.

Jonathan, a recent graduate of California College of the Arts Glass Department, studied intensively under such esteemed glass artists as Martin Blank and Clifford Rainey and has …

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An Artistic Journey

Exhibition June 29–October 10, 2012 Artist Reception Friday, June 29, 6–8 pm

The Sammamish Arts Commission is pleased to present the work of two Sammamish artists – Carol Ross and Anna Macrae – in a combined art exhibit, “An Artistic Journey.” The exhibition will …

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Do My Eyes Deceive Me?

July 20-Sept 1, 2012 Opening Reception Friday, July 20, 2012,  6–8 pm

Hidden meanings. Illusions in texture or design. Surprising materials. Art has so many ways to engage a viewer with one perception then offer up an unexpected alternative! This exhibition showcases works which pull the viewer in only to surprise them with what they …

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Guest Artist: Carol Adelman

June 2012 Artist’s Talk: Thursday, June 28, 7:00 pm

Carol Adelman is a Seattle based artist who uses art history based images and visual culture to interpret contemporary experiences. Her paintings are developed  with a sensual, aggressive approach to paint that borders on abstraction and engages with the concept of a fragmented self …

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Artist Talk: Jacqui Beck

Salon Thursday April 26th, 6:30–8:30 pm

Our featured speaker, Jacqui Beck, who delighted us with her talk on Trees in Art is back to discuss her work, her process, and what it takes to create our own masterpiece in art and in life.  This salon will …

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Creature Comforts

May 26–July 14 2012 Opening Reception Saturday, May 26, 2012,  6–8 pm

The bond we feel with our animal companions is among the strongest of all our relationships. Deeply loved creatures make us rich beyond measure. Join us for a series of art experiences centered on the theme of our upcoming exhibition:

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150 Feet of Art: Preview

Friday, April 27 through Saturday, May 12, 2012

Here’s a sneak peek at our fabulous art, donated by the artists with all proceeds benefiting artEAST. Bidding has started at the Art Center and continues through the evening of auction night, May 12..  Want to guarantee your purchase? Buy It Now pricing will let you squash the competition …

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Artist Talk: Tribute to Trees

Thursday, February 23rd, 7 pm

artEAST and the Sammamish Arts Commission are pleased to present an artist talk and slide lecture by four Northwest artists who share a deep affinity for trees.

Using diverse styles and media to represent a range of realistic and abstract renderings of trees, Jacqui Beck, …

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