Category Archive: News

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

Front Window Spotlight: Jerry Kaufman

Our front window display now features the work of photographer Jerry Kaufman. His emotionally compelling piece “Eternal Spring” will be up until April 2nd, and we carry a full body of his work in our retail gallery. We also carry his book Renewal at the Place of Black Tears, a collection of Pearl Harbor images …

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Call for July: Artist in Residence

Open Call for Art

Open Call for Artist in Residence – A Public Arts Project Create an Installation using Recycled Materials

Proposals Due: April 9, 2017

Curator: Anna Macrae

artEAST is excited to partner with the City of Issaquah, Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park, and Recology CleanScapes to bring together art, recycling, and …

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Wildly Creative with Miska

Our annual Swirl auction and gala takes place on Saturday, April 22nd. The theme of this year’s event is “Wildly Creative.” Between now and then, we’ll take you behind the scenes to reveal how our artist community is working together to create an imaginative, art-filled evening you won’t want to miss!

Miska

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Member Salon: Care and Feeding of Your Creative Process

Members! Join Gail Baker & Jacqui Beck to hear & discuss ideas about being and staying creative. March 15.

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First Friday Wine Walk

Stop by during the Downtown Issaquah Art Walk and Wine Tasting, Friday March 3rd

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Front Window Spotlight: Margaret MacLean

We’ve got an all-new front window display featuring the work of ceramicist Margaret MacLean. Margaret’s work is clearly inspired by tactile elements of our natural world, and every piece is a complex assemblage of texture and detail. Her work is on display until March 5th, and more of her work is available in our …

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Spring Art Courses for 2017

New Courses Added! Defy the rain and soak yourself in art this spring.

Whether you’re looking for a Night Out or have your days free, we’ve got art courses for everyone. Are the Kids Going Stir Crazy? Are you a Serious Artist or just wanting to Dip Your Toe in the Art …

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Drawing Basics Youth Summer Camp

Monday–Friday 1pm–4pm, July 31 – August 4 Youth Ages 7–11

Instructor: Ekta Gupta

Learn the elements of drawing in this camp designed to bring out the creative artist in everyone. No drawing experience or expertise necessary. Instruction will be tailored to suit each individual’s skill level.

Ekta Gupta has more than 13 years of teaching experience in …

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Exhibit: 2nd Amendment BookClub

A poignant yet powerful exploration into gun culture, by Mary Coss at artEAST, March though May.

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Portfolio Creation Night

Interested in pursuing a career in ART?

Join us for this free informational night and learn what goes into creating a portfolio for college admission, internships, exhibitions and gallery entry.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 7-8:30pm

Free. RSVP to artEAST ASAP to ensure we have enough space. Representatives from local colleges and …

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Artist Talk: June Sekiguchi

Undercurrent: an artist talk by June Sekiguchi at artEAST March 12, 4pm

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Dorothy Bonneau Collection

Here’s a complete inventory of Dorothy Bonneau’s paintings, including those now on display at Blakely Hall. All are available for purchase through artEAST: contact us by email, phone, or in person to inquire about any of these pieces.

Click on any image to see a larger version; to see the images in person, …

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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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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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