Visual Arts

April 10, 2012 10:57 PM
^ “Glass is one of those materials that have been incorporated into so many of the banal parts of our landscape; commercially, domestically...
April 4, 2012 12:09 AM
What image does the phrase “forces of nature” bring to mind? A tornado? Crashing waves? An apple falling on Isaac Newton’s head? Last...
February 17, 2012 7:30 PM
If you spent any time in Pioneer Square’s Occidental Park last summer, you noticed the trees were a bit warmer and cozier than usual, their...
February 17, 2012 1:33 AM
Gary HillThis Seattle-based video, sound and installation artist has been blowing people’s minds for decades, as evidenced by Glossodelic...
February 17, 2012 12:55 AM
For the first time, the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) is convening in Seattle (3/28–3/31), which means...
January 13, 2012 11:49 PM
“The choreography is tricky,” says Michael McCafferty, and his position at Seattle Art Museum is indeed a dance of sorts. As director of...
January 13, 2012 10:55 PM
Christopher Boffoli won’t stop playing with his food, and we couldn’t be happier about it. The West Seattle-based photographer and writer...
January 12, 2012 7:29 PM
“I don’t dream big.” Having grown up with art-loving parents on teachers’ budgets, Davis takes a practical approach to buying art, seeking...
January 12, 2012 1:04 AM
Paul Gauguin is known the world over for the vibrant paintings he produced while living on Tahiti and the Marquesas Islands. But the “...
December 12, 2011 11:58 PM
What qualifies something as funky? Artist Xenobia Bailey has a pretty clear answer: a passionate spirit of improvisation, of winging it...
November 21, 2011 9:51 PM
It’s widely rumored that Jacques Cousteau deemed the Pacific Northwest his second-favorite place to scuba dive. (The Red Sea was his best...
October 17, 2011 3:39 PM
We’re all familiar with the mutual benefits of community supported agriculture (CSA): Farmers get a guaranteed customer base, and...
September 16, 2011 4:18 PM
Nancy Guppy bought her first work of art at a coffee shop in 1989. “I was waiting to order and became mesmerized by a painting of this...
August 9, 2011 6:00 PM
Why do we make things that aren’t considered necessary? It’s a mystery of the human condition and one that a new nonprofit arts space on...
Over Again
January 14, 2011 12:10 AM
The Kirkland Arts Center just launched a spooky-cool show by two up-and-coming East Coast artists. Alison Brady, from Washington, DC, is...