Category Archive: News

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

Front Window Spotlight: Greg Bartol, Debbie Drllevich, Anita Schuller, and Jenifer Wright

Our current front window display is a collaborative piece by art welders Greg Bartol, Debbie Drllevich, Anita Schuller, and our new Executive Director Jenifer Wright. “The Guardian” is on display through October 15th. Images courtesy of the artists.

“The Guardian” is a collaborative piece produced by the art welders at Green River …

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Salmon Days

Salmon Days returns to Downtown Issaquah on October 7th and 8th!

Visit our tent in front of the art center on Front St to see artist demonstrations and a fun photo opportunity. Come inside the gallery to participate in our art scavenger hunt. We will also have a pop-up display and sale in …

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Jenifer Wright

Mixed-media metal sculptor and Executive Director of artEAST

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Future Exhibitions Schedule

Our upcoming exhibitions in Issaquah and Sammamish.

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Fall at artEAST

Ease into fall with us at artEAST: so many options for art!

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Exhibit: “Put a Bird on It”

A juried artEAST member show celebrating our love for birds.

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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

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, old …

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Anything But the Brush Art Series

Fridays, beginning September 8–November 104–5:30pm Ages 10–13

*No longer available*

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 …

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Colored Pencil for Teens

New Dates Added! Thursdays, 4–5:30pm, December 7–28, 2017 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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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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