Monday, September 29, 2008

Art Meets Fashion: FIrst Thursday @ ALEXIS HOTEL

There will be a hand-sewn, hand painted dress by Project Runway Alum Sweet P and visual artist Sage Vaughn in the lobby of the Alexis Hotel. This will be on display from 10.2.08 until 10.31.08 The piece is part of a six piece capsule collection:MORE INFO HERE...

Friday, September 26, 2008


The Tashiro Kaplan Artist Lofts building in not only a residence to 50 artists and their families, it also houses 27 commercial arts related entities, including some of the most prestigious galleries in Seattle. 

The 'TK' as it is fondly referred to, is fast becoming a one stop center for visual art and other cultural activities in the area.  Visit us on a First Thursday during the Pioneer Square Artwalk and you'll encounter a broad range of artistic expression, from conceptual work presented in a storefront gallery to traditional painting displayed within a working artist's studio. 

Find information on special events at the TK on this site, as as the locations and open hours your favorite galleries and artists.

Thursday, September 25, 2008

4Culture presents: Norm Maleng Building

Harborview Medical Center's Norm Maleng Building

Open House October 2, 2008, 4 to 7pm

Join 4Culture and Harborview in a rare First Thursday open house to celebrate newly installed artwork for the Norm Maleng building. Public Art 4Culture was proud to facilitate the commissioning, acquisition and installation of over 60 new works for the Maleng Building. The range of projects includes ambitious integrated artworks by Beliz Brother and Gloria Bornstein on the 9th Avenue streetscape, six impressive lobby installations by Anne Appleby, Adrian Arleo, Scott Evans, Sara Mast, Akio Takamori, and Donald Varnell, and a landscape-themed collection of 56 wall mounted works.

4Culture 1% for Art programming is complemented by the Harborview Art Program's installation of new portable works in all media, including the Contemporary Northwest Ceramics Collection, built around a recent donation from Anne Gould Hauberg.

There will be a shuttle between Harborview Medical Center and King Street Center in Pioneer Square during the open house. Harborview is also served by Metro bus lines 27 & 14 on 3rd Ave between James and Yesler, and 3 & 4 on James St. and 3rd Ave.