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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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Youth Painting

Wednesdays, beginning March 8–May 314–5:30pm monthly registration

Instructor: Ashley Richard

Art helps kids to think creatively and gives them an outlet for self expression.

Instructor Ashley Richard will teach students painting techniques and color theory beginning with watercolor painting and moving into various paint styles at each student’s own pace.

This ongoing course allows for each student to work …

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It’s a Great Time to Join artEAST!

Be part of a community that believes in art: join artEAST today!

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Break a Guinness World Record?!

October 3–4, 10 am–6 pm

Come and paint with us! Become A Guinness world history maker! Nothing says “come be a part of this” like art does. Art brings neighbors together and gets a collective community energy churning.

We are partnering with Creative Children For Charity to invite all Salmon Days participants to …

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Rookery 2014 Nest Project

July 14–17, Village Green Park, 26th Ave and Park Drive, Issaquah Highlands

ArtEAST’s popular Rookery Project, an annual event featuring art inspired by Washington’s indigenous Great Blue Heron, was established to build community around art.

Now in it’s third year, the 2014 Rookery Project takes community building to a new level by involving local …

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Art Outside Art Festival

You’re invited to this week-long festival of art inspired by, created in, and constructed from nature. FInd out more from this introductory video or any of the events listed here.

Northwest Landscapes Grand and Intimate, Art Exhibitions

Celebrating our beautiful and unique …

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Art That Talks

Community Art Programs Spring and Summer 2014 

artEAST strives to develop community programming that promotes participation and dialog through innovative visual arts education workshops, exhibitions and events. We believe that art brings people together and creates vibrant communities in which we all want to live.   In 2013 artEAST launched Art-Together-Time, family-friendly workshops …

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Crow/Raven: Magic and Mystery

Exhibition: May 30 – July 12 Opening Reception: Friday, May 30, 6–8pm, artEAST Art Center Opening Reception: Sunday, June 8, 4–6pm, Blakely Hall

“To know the crow is to know ourselves,” writes John Marzluff, award-winning author of In the Company of Crows and Ravens. The strange familiarity …

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Creatures of the Moon Creeptacular!

Friday, October 18, 6-8:30pm

“Agatha Hattie – Queen of the Night”, by author Jacquelyn Fedyk and artist Leslie Nan Moon, has been described as “A Gothic fairytale for strange parents to read to their odd little children.” Join them for a full moon, family-friendly literary and visual arts workshop including the author’s …

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Menagerie Festival Thanks

Thank you for helping make this year’s Menagerie Art Festival a huge success! This ten day arts extravaganza included free, family-friendly community events and unique animal-themed workshops. artEAST’s goal with this inaugural arts festival was to engage the community in celebrating self-expression. Based on the festival’s continuous parade of …

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Menagerie Summer Arts Festival

Our Summer Art Extravaganza! July 23 – August 3, 2013 Kickoff Reception: Wednesday July 24, 6:30–8:30pm

Thank you for joining us for our arts extravaganza! The special classes, guest artists, free family Art-Together events, exhibitions, and receptions were enjoyed by both artists and our students. Our inaugural festival unified its activities with a theme of “Menagerie”, a …

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Color Riot: A Young Artist Extravaganza

Friday June 7, 5–8 pm

Join us during Art Walk for the debut installation of “Color Riot: A Young Artist Extravaganza “, an 18 canvas, giant installation of wildly colorful youth artworks inspired by a contemporary abstract artist. Through a series of serendipitous events, artEAST was able to secure …

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Photo Safari Hunt

Monday, July 29, 6–7pm

Facilitator: Kelly Morrison Location: artEAST Art Center

Grab a camera and go on a hunt in Issaquah! This is a photo scavenger hunt where teens, adults and families search for their visual interpretation of a list of menagerie themed words; for instance, what image does “stalk” …

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The Art of Silliness: Imaginary Creature Drawing

Tuesday, July 30, 12–3pm

Facilitator: Carla Sonheim Location: Issaquah Train Depot

Carla Sonheim, a popular teacher and illustrator, shares quirky, lively, interactive exercises to awaken the creative spirit in anyone. Find and create your own zoo of imaginary creatures from random watercolor marks, blobs of paint, sidewalk cracks, peeling paint and …

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Chalk Art Fest

Tuesday, July 30, 12–5pm

Location: Issaquah Community Center

Take your time in creating your sidewalk chalk masterpiece! All entries will be judged at 5:00 PM and winners will be announced at 6:00 PM before the Concert on the Green. Sidewalk space is available on a first-come, first-served basis! Arrive early to …

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Envision the Music

Tuesday, July 30, 7–8:30pm

Facilitator: Gail Baker Location: Issaquah Community Center

Paint the rhythm and movement of music during Concerts on the Green.

From Kandinsky to Man Ray, countless artists have been inspired by music and dance. Let’s unleash our muse with washable paints, easels and a little instruction to “paint …

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Art at the Zoo

Thursday, August 1, 10am–1pm and 2–4pm

Facilitators: Ellen Borison and Lee Berry

Bring your pencils, pads and paints (and a picnic) and spend the day at beautiful Cougar Mountain Zoo. There are options for everyone, from Figure Drawing to Animal Sketching to Plein Air vistas. Participants are welcome to make the most of …

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Last Art Walk for 2012!

Friday September 7, 2012, 5–8 pm

Our last art walk! Come on down, stroll through Issaquah, and enjoy some art before fall is upon us. artEAST welcomes you with the following:

Local Art

Inside the gallery, enjoy the work of nearly 100 local artists, and our new show, Ornamental Envy, as well as …

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