Visual Arts

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...
Maryhill Double in Blaine, Washington
December 14, 2010 12:13 AM
Seattle-based architects and artists Daniel Mihalyo and Annie Han, who collaborate under the name Lead Pencil Studio (leadpencilstudio.com...
September 1, 2010 12:33 AM
Mant Versus Nature How much difference can one “mant” make? A group of Seattle artists called the Sober Free Society aims to find out...
April 7, 2010 3:23 PM
I became acquainted with Portland artist Anna Peters after seeing her work in a Seattle show last year. I love her work—pieces of found...