East Side West Side: All Around the Town

October 9 – November 20, 2018 ArtEast Art Center Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 4:00 – 6:00pm We are pleased to partner with Pottery Northwest for the second annual functional ceramic cup exhibition at ArtEast. From delicate tea cups to weighty tumblers, this show displays an expressive range of texture

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The Space We Share

Photographs by local artist Lelita McKill   September 12 – November 27, 2018, Blakely Hall Guest Curator: Phil Eidenberg-Noppe Opening reception September 21 6-8pm   The beauty of Issaquah isn’t just in its natural environmental splendor, but in the people who inhabit it. For “The Space We Share”, Lelita McKill shows

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Embracing My Indianness

August 11 – October 1, 2018 ArtEast Art Center Curator: Jenifer Wright Opening Reception: Saturday, August 11, 5pm-8pm As a first generation Indian American, Kamla Kakaria grew up with the extreme beauty of color and form so fundamental to Indian culture. Indian festivals are joyous occasions that overstimulate the senses,

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Utsav! – A Celebration of Asian Indian Culture

July 17 – September 12, 2018, Blakely Hall Curators: Kamla Kakaria and Ekta Gupta Opening Reception: Thursday, July 17, 6 – 8pm India, a country with an amazingly diverse and rich culture, is often called a country of festivals, with every day being a reason to celebrate among the multi-ethnic populace. As

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A Year of Roses: An Accidental Spiritual Pilgrimage

June 20 – August 6, 2018 ArtEast Art Center Curator: Jenifer Wright Opening Reception and Mobile Studio Tour: Saturday, June 23, 6pm-8pm Artist Talk: Saturday, July 7, 6pm-8pm Local Artist, Carrie Schmitt, created her collection based on her act of giving a rose to a stranger every day for a

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Earthbound Member Show

May 15 – July 17 2018, Blakely Hall Curators: Lindsey Miller, Jenifer Wright Opening Reception: Thursday, May 17, 6 – 8pm Continuing ArtEast’s Spring focus on our connection to our environment. This Member-only exhibition invites artists to push outside their usual methods of work to explore how we make our mark on our environment,

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Earthbound

April 19 – June 19, ArtEast Art Center Curator: Jenifer Wright Opening Reception: Saturday, May 5, 6pm-8pm Member Studio: “Botanical Colors” with Jacqueline Calladine Thursday, May 24 Related Workshop: “Textural Terrain” with Sherri Gamble Thursday, May 3 Earth: the third planet from the sun; home Bound: from Middle English boun, from Old

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(in)Habit

March 13 – May 15 2018, Blakely Hall Curators: Ekta Gupta, Jenifer Wright Opening Reception: Friday, March 16, 6 – 8pm Artist Talk: Wednesday, April 18, 6 – 8pm “(in)Habit” illuminates the concept of the self in the Pacific Northwest’s urban spaces, examining the pressure of increasing population density and how we interact

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Identified

February 14 – April 5, ArtEast Art Center Curators: Josh Potter, Barbara Jirsa Opening Reception: Saturday, February 17, 6-7:30pm Artist Talk: Thursday, March 1 “Identified” celebrates art as a tool for an artist to empower their self and the community in which they work. See how these pieces become an extension of

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INTERSECTIONS: Natural, Intuitive, Intentional

January 18 – March 12, 2018, Blakely Hall Curators: Anna Macrae, Deborah Kapoor Opening Reception: Thursday, January 18, 7–8:30 pm Artist Talk: Friday, February 16, 6:30–8 pm Nature is the point of departure and the destination for the artists in INTERSECTIONS. These artists use the medium of encaustic to embody the interrelationship between subject and

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