Category Archive: News

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

Member Salon: Instagram Quickstart for Artists

Members: learn to use Instagram as a visual artist. Set up your account, connect to other platforms, and use hashtags effectively.

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Front Window Spotlight: Tom Anderson

Featured artist Tom Anderson shares more about life as an artist, his approach to making art, and some of his creative inspiration.

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Almost Perfect Studio Sale

Our annual studio sale features deeply discounted art and art supplies.

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Current Exhibit Happenings

Our current & upcoming shows — join us in Issaquah and Sammamish!

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Clay Night is Back at artEAST

Creative Clay Night resumes this Friday at artEAST.

Grab a friend and have some messy fun this Friday. Create three-dimensional art in a relaxed and open setting. Creative Clay meets monthly on the fourth Friday of most months and is $55 for members and $60 for nonmembers.

Looking for something a little more …

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Vote for Us in Best of 425!

We’l love a vote from you: Best Art Gallery on the Eastside! #bestof425

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First Friday Wine Walk

Join us in downtown Issaquah for an art walk and wine tasting on Friday February 3.

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Our Benefit Gala: Swirl

Come support art and community on the Eastside with artEAST. We’re celebrating wild creativity with a gala benefit.

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2017 Exhibition Schedule

We mount monthly and bimonthly exhibitions featuring a wide range of artists and artwork at our exhibition spaces at the downtown Issaquah Art Center and at Blakely Hall in the Issaquah Highlands.    These free, rotating exhibitions offer the community an opportunity to experience a wide range of art and art mediums.  Member and guest artists …

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Exhibit: The 39 Steps

Come celebrate Hitchcock’s classic with Village Theatre and artEAST in Issaquah.

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Renew Your artEAST Membership Today!

Membership Matters…..because Members Matter

Please renew your 2017 artEAST membership today!

Click here to Renew, or join as a New Member

Membership Benefits include:

*Access to the listserv and members-only Facebook group for member-to-member communication and special opportunities *Juried participation in Gallery, Exhibitions, teaching opportunities and special sales events *Access to display …

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Swirl Gala Auction Volunteer Positions

Swirl is artEAST’s most exciting event of the year. While it may look like it happens by magic, it actually takes an extraordinary amount of work by an extraordinary number of volunteers.

Swirl 2017 is on April 22, 2017 at Pickering Barn in Issaquah. Our theme this year is “Wildly Creative”! To have the best …

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Annual Fund 2016

A donation to artEAST is an investment in your community.  Your support touches more than 10,000 of your neighbors through exhibition programs, art workshops, family events, and youth programs. Your gift of any amount makes an immediate and lasting difference.  To give, click here or on the image above.

Whatever giving level …

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Encaustic Sculpture

Saturday & Sunday, June 3–4, 10am–4pm (2 sessions)

Instructor: Deborah Kapoor

This workshop will explore the use of wire and plaster bandage to create simple sculptural forms, and treating the surface in encaustic. The application and heating of wax on a sculptural form as well as burnishing, incising, collaging and transferring onto …

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Holiday Events

Come by to find distinctive, original, quality gifts of fine and functional artwork, created by our local artists.

Shop Local

We hope you always think of us when you shop locally, but we’re calling special attention to it on Saturday, November 26, when we’ll have additional work from three of our artists in the classroom. …

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Exhibit: Anything Goes

Weaver: Grandmother's Garden

An open theme and our own members’ art — come enjoy this holiday show at Blakely Hall, starting November 3.

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Call for January: The 39 Steps

Open Call for Art

The 39 Steps

Exhibition:  January 9 – March 5, 2017 Submissions Due: November 13, 2016

Curator: Anna Macrae

artEAST is excited to be partnering with Village Theatre in Issaquah to pay tribute to Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece spy film, The 39 Steps.

Village Theatre strives …

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Fantastic Fly-In

Friday, August 26, 6–9 pm, Front St, Issaquah Saturday, August 27, 6–9 pm, Tiger Mountain, Issaquah CANCELLED

The Fantastic Fly-In weekend will kick off Friday night in downtown Issaquah at the Historic Shell Station with art, live music, a paragliding film viewing, and festivities.

Dress up your animals and join us at 7:00pm at the Historic Shell Station …

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Exhibit: Illuminate & Candelabras

Larry Calkins: Dorn Becker babies

September 9–November 2, 2016, Blakely Hall Opening Reception Friday, September 9, 6–7:30 pm Family Preview, Saturday October 29, 1–4 pm, Blakely Hall Gala and Closing Reception, Saturday October 29, 6–8 pm, Blakely Hall

Curated by Karen Abel and Greg Bartol Juried by Anna Macrae and June Sekiguchi

 

As the fall sun moves lower across our …

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20 Days of Art

Join in, and join us, in seeing our members work through a 20 day art challenge.

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