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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.

Monday, February 27, 2017 7-8:30pm

Free. RSVP to artEAST by February 20, 2017 to ensure we have enough space. email

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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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Figure Show & Sale

Saturday, June 7, noon–7:30 pm Sunday, June 8, noon–5 pm

Come marvel as our group of figurative students hosts its second annual celebration of the art of the figure. Literally hundreds of works will be on display in the studio classroom: A selection of drawings and paintings will be exhibited salon style on the walls; …

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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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55+ Art Program

We are partnering with the Sammamish Arts Commission to bring qualified instructors and exciting FREE art workshops to Sammamish residents age 55 and older. Workshops take place at the Boys & Girls Club, EX3 Teen Center.  Each class can take a maximum of 12 students.

To register:

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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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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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Artist Trust at Large

Thursday, February 7, 7–8:30 pm

We are pleased to host this informative Artist Trust presentation, open to all career-oriented artists looking to understand the amazing resources Artist Trust provides.  If you are not familiar with the organization, take a few minutes to peruse their website.  Washington State is fortunate to have an organization …

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Coffee with Karen

Tuesday, September 20th, 7–9 am

Start your morning in the company of artists!

Executive Director, Karen Abel, will put on the coffee, set out a few donuts and be on hand to answer questions, explore ideas, greet members – new and old.  This is a casual time to drop in and say “hi”, browse the …

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