Category Archive: News

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

artEAST Exhibitions at Blakely Hall

artEAST is pleased to collaborate with the Issaquah Highlands Council to host on-going exhibitions at Blakely Hall in the Issaquah Highlands. The Highlands Council seeks to enrich community life through the arts; artEAST’s vision is to be a catalyst for a vibrant and enduring arts community, bringing art activities and exhibitions into the …

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You Gave Big!

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

artEAST wishes to thank the generous supporters who gave to artEAST during the May 15 Give Big Campaign.

Your gifts provide vital funding for community art events and classes.

Thanks to your support, artEAST received nearly $4,000!

 

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Give Big!

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

What if you could make the world a better place with the click of a mouse? You can.

The Seattle Foundation’s one day fundraiser makes it easy!

We are among the participating nonprofits in this community funding event. 

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Heron Rookery Project 2013

September 5-28, Blakely Hall, Issaquah Highlands Closing Reception: Saturday, Sep 28, 6–8pm, Blakely Hall

Washington lakes play host to large populations of the indigenous Great Blue Heron. We continue to salute our natural ecology and pay homage to this majestic bird and its rookeries by sponsoring a second Heron exhibit.

This project engages the community in …

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We Couldn’t Have Done It Without You

The 2013 150′ of Art auction was awesome!

To our amazing and generous donating artists, you are our reason for being and the best thing about us!

To our incredible and supportive community, your contributions and validation make it possible to sustain and grow our art center and give …

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First Friday Wine Walk

Friday May 3, 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.

And, because Mothers’ Day, graduation, and wedding season is right around the corner, during this Wine Walk, we are …

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Being Human

May 4 – June 16, 2013 Opening Reception: Saturday, May 4, 6–8pm

Being Human is a figurative show that celebrates the sometimes subtle, sometimes overt, but always interesting and complex emotion that is part of the human condition. Not a literal figure show per se, this exhibition looks at humans in context, such as the figure …

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Art of the Garden

Friday, April 5th, 11 am–9 pm

You can depend on Nature to supply the blooms…. or you can “plant” art for a sure thing!

artEAST artists are here to help with a marketplace of delightful garden art! All flowers, no weeds…it doesn`t get any better than that!  …

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Salon Night: Panel Discussion

Thursday, March 28, 6:30-8:30 pm

We are honored to present curator Kelly Noel Morrison, from our current show, Touch! along with an extraordinarily talented panel of artists, who despite their vision disability, create masterful art.  artEAST members and their guests are welcome. Refreshments provided.

Tony Brown (Facilitator)

I wear many different hats, having a …

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It’s All in the Name!

The new year gives us just the push we need to do a bit of consolidation. artEAST has had many programs, with many names: Art Collective Issaquah, UP Front Gallery, Collective Works exhibitions. It’s time to unify the names: we are the artEAST Art Center.

To start, we will be unifying our Facebook pages, which have been …

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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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