Category Archive: News

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

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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Teen Ceramics

Tuesdays, 5:30-7pm, September 5–November 13, 2017 Ages 11-16

*No longer available*

Instructor: Sandra Sinanan

Did you know 1/3 of the earth is formed from dirt? Join us for Club Mud and turn dirt into pottery. You’ll learn techniques for hand building and applying glazes, while creating architectural, sculptural and functional pieces.

Holding a Teaching Artist …

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Youth Ceramics

Tuesdays, 4–5:30pm, September 5–November 14, 2017 Ages 7–10

*No longer available*

Instructor: Sandra Sinanan

Did you know 1/3 of the earth is formed from dirt? Join us for Clay Time and turn dirt into pottery. You’ll learn techniques for hand building and applying glazes, while creating architectural, sculptural and functional pieces.

Holding a Teaching Artist …

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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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artEAST Studio Group

7pm–9:30pm Mondays, September 11 – November 13, 2017 or 1:45-4:15pm Thursdays, September 7 – November 9, 2017 ($10 per session)

Members only. Artists of all levels welcome. No session on November 23rd.

If you are a member committed to growing as an artist then engage with your peers in our weekly studio group and give yourself dedicated time to move …

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Summer at artEAST

Summer at & around artEAST: so many options for art!

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Front Window Spotlight: Bob Prowda and Catherine Thompson

Our front window display for June features artists Bob Prowda and Catherine Thompson! Bob creates intricate metal sculptures for outdoor art, and serves as our Board President Catherine is one of our gallery artists and creates exquisitely detailed mosaic pieces. This is our first Front Window Spotlight with an artist couple. Their work will occupy the …

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Seeing Dreamgirls? Special Promotion!

We have a special offer for you this month. If you attend a performance of Dreamgirls at Village Theater’s Issaquah location in June, come into our retail gallery and show us your ticket stub to receive 10% off any single gallery item priced at $100 or more!

 

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Exhibit: For the Love of the Garden

May 30–July 5, 2017, artEAST Art Center Reception Sunday, June 11, 3–5 pm

This invitational exhibition celebrates the beauty of our cultivated and nourished spaces. We are excited to feature both indoor and outdoor artwork, including a living sculpture.

The exhibition also includes a special display of “Artemis” and “Apeiron,” life-size figurative sculptures.

“Artemis” is …

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Ceramic Wheel Throwing November

Saturdays, November 4, 11 & 18, 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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First Friday Wine Walk

Stop by during the Downtown Issaquah Art Walk and Wine Tasting, Friday June 2nd

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Exhibit: W-ink!

Pushing the boundaries of traditional ink and paper: a summer exhibit at Blakely Hall

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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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