Category Archive: News

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

Youth Ceramics

Tuesdays, 4–5:30pm, September 5–November 14, 2017 (4 week sessions, no class October 31) Ages 7–10

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 …

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Acrylic Paint Night Out

Friday, October 20, 6:30-9:30pm

Instructor: Ricco DiStefano

Spend an evening with professional painter Ricco DiStefano learning tips and tricks to to complete your own one of a kind art piece while NOT copying from the masters. Ricco will lead the group in exercises to create a vibrant painting with their own hands. All you need is the …

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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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Clay Night Out

Fridays, September 22, October 27 or November 17, 6:30-9:30pm (only 3 sessions)

Instructor: Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger and Shelly Vollstedt

This is a fun and stress-free opportunity for the whole family to learn more about clay in a historic building with a gallery atmosphere.  Each session will begin with a demonstration of a featured project, …

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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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Member Salon: Art for Social Change

Members! Join Gail Baker to discover how to transfer your art to fabric May 17.

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Watercolor Night Out

6:00–8:00pm Saturday, September 23 or Friday November 3 two options available

Instructor: Priyanka Parmanand

Learn some fun watercolor techniques and watch some cool demos by instructor Priyanka Parmanand. A relaxing interactive session to encourage artists to develop their own style and techniques.

September 23 – Watercolor Cards Learn how to make watercolor cards for your dear …

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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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Summer Art Courses for 2017

Get Ready for Sunshine and Summer Art Making at artEAST!

We’re rounding out spring at artEAST with beautiful art courses indoors and out! Take a look at our classes designed for your skill and interest level. In addition to nine weeks of Summer Art Camps for youth and teens, artEAST is excited to celebrate summer with special …

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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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Call for September: Fantastical Worlds

Open Call for Juried Art

Fantastical Worlds

Exhibition: September 6–November 8, 2017 Submission Deadline: July 25, 2017

Curator: Anna Macrae

Blakey Hall

Open Call for Artwork

This exhibition will indulge our imaginations with artwork that offers an escape from reality into a fantastical world.

artEAST invites Pacific Northwest artists to submit artwork for …

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Front Window Spotlight: Kerstin McKee

Kerstin McKee is our front window artist for May! Both Kerstin’s ceramics and paintings exhibit botanical influences, and in her paintings she combines those influences with sensual forms. We carry full bodies of both styles of her work in our gallery, and her candle holders may be just the gift you’re looking for this month.

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Member Salon: Art to Fabric Transfer

Members! Join Gail Baker to discover how to transfer your art to fabric May 17.

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