Category Archive: News

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

Summer Camps at artEAST

LET YOUR CREATIVITY FLOW in our Art Camps for kids ages 7-17 this July & August at artEAST in downtown Issaquah. Morning & afternoon camps available in printmaking, mixed media, colored pencil, ceramics, digital, sculpture & recycled arts:

Aug 1-5 (ages 7-11) AM Muddy Buddies Clay Camp get dirty making …

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July Art Walk

Friday July 8, 6–9 pm

Welcome to full-on summer and a full-blown art walk! We are once again delighted to be part of the summer Art Walk series sponsored by the Downtown Issaquah Association. While you’re out enjoying the arts, crafts, and music, duck into say hi!

You might spot our …

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Member Call for September: 20 Days of Art

artEAST Member Call for Prequalification

20 Days of Art

Exhibition: September 19–November 15, 2016 Qualifications Due: June 30, 2016

Curator: Anna Macrae

This exhibition is designed to challenge artists to explore making a series of new works over a period of 20 days. The artist is asked to build on exploring …

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First Friday Wine Walk

Downtown Issaquah Art Walk and Wine Tasting, Friday Jun 3

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Community Builder Award!

artEAST: inaugural recipient of the Issaquah Highlands Council’s Community Builder Award!

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Meet Our New Artists!

Help us welcome a new group of artists to the gallery and celebrate fresh work from all of our wonderful members. New work, nibbles, and artists galore! Free and open to the public. Invite family & friends!

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Meet & Greet

Networking meet & greet at artEAST with Issaquah Chamber members

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Give Big!

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Can you lend us a hand?

When you donate through the GiveBIG campaign, every dollar is stretched by the Seattle Foundation.

Need incentives?

We’re offering art to the first SIX donors at the $500 or above level! You could win original art from Karen Abel, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2016/04/give-big-2016/

Call for September: Illuminate

Open Call for Artist Qualifications

ILLUMINATE An Exhibition of 3–Dimensional Art Candelabras

With an option to work collaboratively with welders from the Green River College welding studio

Exhibition: September–October, 2016 Qualifications Due: May 8th, 2016

Curators: Greg Bartol and Karen Abel Jurors: June Sekiguchi and Anna Macrae

Puget …

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First Friday Wine Walk

Friday May 6, 6–9 pm

If you’re on the Downtown Issaquah Association’s First Friday Wine Walk, please stop in. Plan ahead: this event can sell out, so buy tickets in advance. Bring your own glass, but make sure to drink up before heading to the next …

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Thank You for Another Great Swirl!

Thanks to everyone who attended and volunteered for Swirl 2016! The event raised over $110,000, which we’ll use to continue our mission to create, teach, exhibit, sell, gather, and learn to support our visual artists and the community. We also awarded the inaugural Karen Abel Community Activist Award to Karen Abel for her sustained, incredible work …

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First Friday Wine Walk

April Wine Walk at artEAST, Friday Apr 1, features art by Valaree Cox, Jacqui Beck, David Lutrick, and Miska

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Exhibit: The Incredible Intensity of Just Being Human

The nationally acclaimed exhibit, The Incredible Intensity of Just Being Human, arrives in Issaquah Friday, April 22!

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Exhibit: Roots

artEAST gallery artists Valaree Cox and Sandi Bransford exhibit work titled Roots, March 14 through April 16, at artEAST in Issaquah.

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Call for Artist in Residence

Call for artist in residence: expand your normal way of working, create a site-specific installation at artEAST

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First Friday Wine Walk

artEAST: a stop on your March Wine Walk in downtown Issaquah, Friday Mar 4, 6-9 pm

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Exhibit: What If

Join us at Blakely Hall for the exhibit What If, featuring the work of artEAST member Pamela Holderman

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Spark Creativity at our Gala Auction

Tickets now on sale for our gala auction, Saturday April 9th at the Pickering Barn

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2016 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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Permanent link to this article: http://arteast.org/2016/01/2016-exhibition-schedule/

Meet our new Executive Director: Carla Villar!

Our Board of Directors has selected Carla Villar as our new Executive Director. Carla has employed adaptive leadership principles and strategic governance oversight in board roles at Washington Wild, Jet City Improv, and YWCA of Greater Baltimore. She was most recently an attorney at Microsoft and has been a Bellevue Human Services Commissioner and Team Coach for Leadership …

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