Art Up PhinneyWood Art Walk Sept. 8 from 6 – 9 pm

Special Event this month — Greenwood’s new Library Park, at 81st and Greenwood, opens to the public Sept. 8. Enjoy the grass and bring your art to work on. Music, drawing, paint, etc. This is just a drop in during the art walk to hang out with other artists doing art. Nothing formal. Bring your own art supplies and use the space to create. Meet up with old friends and create new friends.

Participating art walk venues:

Download a copy of the map here: September Art Walk Map

Abram’s Chiropractic:  7815 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Tracy Wallschlaeger

Tracy Wallschlaeger is a Seattle artist and illustrator who works in oil and mixed media.  Her lifelong interest in nature and animals is often apparent in her work.  Warm colors and images inspired by the small Eastern Washington town where she grew up.

Artist will be present.

Bluebird Microcreamery & Brewery:  7400 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Champion Wine Cellars: 8503 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Frida Clements

This month, we’ll be featuring artist illustrator Frida Clements. She’s amazing, and we can’t wait for you to meet her! In addition to having Frida here, we’ll be tasting a round of organic Southern Rhône wines to complement the festivities of the evening.

A bit about Frida:

Her silk-screened posters have become synonymous with the vibrant music scene of the Pacific Northwest. Her nature-inspired palette compliments her distinctive Scandinavian aesthetic, in which flora and fauna are frequent subjects. She was named “Best Show Poster Artist” in 2010 by Seattle Weekly, has been featured multiple times as “Poster of the Week” in The Stranger, as well as the books of 1000 Indie Posters, Gig Posters Volume II, and Paper + Ink Workshop. Her first fully illustrated book, The Wandering Goose by Heather Earnhardt, was released in September of 2013 via Sasquatch Books/Random House. Her latest book, Have A Little Pun, has been released in 2015 via Chronicle Books.

Chocolati Café:  8319 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artist: Stanford Lee Wilson,

Live music from 6-8pm with Ken Elia,

Couth Buzzard:  8310 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Cunning Crow: 9024 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Beth Ramage and her exhibit Materia Medica 2017

My work can be described as interpretive reproductions of medicinal plant illustrations of the 15th and 16th centuries. As a modern day scientist, I love to look back to see how my predecessors made sense of the world, how they gained knowledge, and how they applied that knowledge to healing their fellow man. The herbs represented in this work were used by most people for healing,
harming, or ritual.

Embroidery and quilting are also ancient arts that were used in some form all over the world. Incorporating these elements into the illustrations brings another layer of interpretation to the importance that these plants played in everyday life. My goal is to bring the viewer from the present day to a time in history when life depended on knowledge of the natural world.

Meet the artist, buy some art, load up on your witchy goods just in time for fall!

El Chupacabra: 6711 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery: 8570 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artist: Joanne Heppert

I am a Greenwood-based artist who loves to explore. I make art about landscapes that are dear to me, expressing a sense of place through texture, color and light. I want my painting to push past the representation of a place to the feeling of a place. A sharp windswept coastline, parched bright prairies, and damp fragrant stands of trees- I draw inspiration from field sketches and original images to create my acrylic paintings, while my watercolor practice is a mix of studio and plein air creations.”

Green Bean Coffeehouse:  8525 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artist: Johnny Valencia
Photography for Agros International.

Agros International is a nonprofit that works with agricultural development and land ownership in Central America. We have a set of 9 photographs by photographer Johnny Valencia (who, most recently, was one
of the cinematographers for Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” music video). These photographs feature happy, bucolic scenes from communities that Agros International works with in Guatemala and Nicaragua.

Greenwood Collective: 8537 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

A group of galleries and studios under one roof

  • Kaleidoscope Gallery

Featured Artists: Laura Clorinda, Cloud Nectar, Jacob Zamecki and Vanessa Donato
Collage, photography, oil & acrylic paintings

Artists will be present

Multi-media

Artists will be present

Multi-media

Artists will be present

Featured Artists: Robert Bellm,  Mallory Milke, Travis Meloche, Megan Noel Smith,  Barbie Stattman, Carrine Garrels
Street, mix media, acrylic, street art, graphic, illustration

Artists will be present

  • BLAM!

Featured Artists: Joseph Brooks, .NarbooStarheadboyAndrew Miller and Tinglr
Multi-media

Artists will be present

  • PRAXIS

Featured Artists: Mena Aklilu, Adam Frank, Melissa Jenkins, Alex Hill, Ariel Parrow
Figures in pen & ink, acrylic painting, jewelry and 3D

Artists will be present

Featured Artist: Shyla Carter-Braxtan

​Urban Light Studios presents “Corvidae”, featuring the work of Shyla Carter-Braxtan.

“Corvidae” uses the crow in both a physical and symbolic form to weave narrative, stemming from Shyla’s fascination with the bird’s social behaviors, intelligence, and cultural emblem. She creates a connection between the crow and the human form, likening her sense of self to the symbol. “Corvidae” explores dream sequences, self-reflection, and inner turmoil, combining representational elements with bold, cubist forms.

Shyla is a Seattle-based artist from Spokane. She graduated from Cornish College of the Arts in 2015. From there, she studied under Kimberly Trowbridge in the Trowbridge Atelier at Gage Academy of Art until 2016. Presently, Shyla is a working artist at Equinox Studios in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood.​

Artist will be present.

Greenwood Space Travel: 8414 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist:  Ursula Rose
Watercolor

Ursula Rose most recently showed her work at Out of Sight!

Grinning Yogi: 8554 ½ Greenwood Ave N  — NEW VENUE
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Nico Lund 
Oil Painting, Printmaking and Mixed Media

I am fascinated with how our perceptions expand and contract parallel to our interactions with our environment, culture and one another. My compositions are based on emotions, conversations and current events that are funneled through a lens of color, texture and movement.

I want to capture the movement of our past, present and the future, but it won’t stay still. That is my challenge and my inspiration.

Originally from Santa Barbara, California, I have been inspired by the vivid colors, dramatic skies and landscapes of the Pacific Northwest since 1993. Please contact me directly for artwork sales.

Hounds Tooth Public House: 8551 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Featured Artists: Rob Biren and Hobo

Ken’s Market: 7231 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artist:  Patrice Tullai
Oil and acrylic on canvas with hand cut colored paper

Artist will be present

Library Park: 81st and Greenwood  — Special Event
Art Up Site

Fences come down September 8 and the park is open to hang out in the grass.

Come and bring your art to work on. Music, drawing, paint, etc. This is just a drop in during the art walk to hang out with other artists doing art. Nothing formal. Bring your own art supplies and use the space to create. Meet up with old friends and create new friends. Enjoy the green grass

Luna Azul: 8552 ½ Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Art Walk Specials: 3LP Taco Plate – two homemade corn tortillas topped with shredded pork, sauteed pork belly, fried pork skin cilantro and onion. Served with rice, beans and salsa $11

Chicken or Veggie Flautas $5 for 2

Makeda & Mingus: 153 N 78th St
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artist: Max Court

I am a third generation artist who paints subjective, random, colorful, chaotic, tactile and visually stimulating art. When it comes to creating art, I like to be a rebel. With that being said, I rarely use a paint brush and mostly paint on wood. As for inspiration for creation, music is my muse. Though, on rare occasions, certain situations in life inspire me.

Naked City:  8564 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artist: Julia Mira

Julia’s gallery show includes rich, quirky oil painting portraits and landscapes.

Nutty Squirrel Gelato: 7212 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Olive and Grape: 8516 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Opus Co: 7410 Greenwood Ave N – NEW VENUE
Chow Down Site

Razzi’s Pizzeria: 8523 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Seattle Recreative:  8408 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Michelle McCarthy

Stretch & Staple:  8005 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Joe Perri – Wolf Mercury Photography

Joe is based Seattle and enjoys eating donuts, drinking wine, doing a little traveling, writing some words for a book, and snapping a few photos. Through his work, he hopes to capture something of the energy and spirit of different locations, so there is an essence of the living, breathing nature being expressed. He loves sharing his unique and often ethereal views of the different landscapes and cityscapes he see in his travels

Teasome: 6412 Phinney Ave N
Chow Down Site

Thaiku: 6705 Phinney Ave N
Chow Down Site

The Phinery: 6500 Phinney Ave N – NEW VENUE
Art Up Site

Featured Artists:

Ericka Wolf 

Ericka paints with both oils and encaustic, usually from a photograph she’s taken of a place she’s visited and loved; Greece, Italy, Mexico and Cuba are favorites. She creates pieces that reunite her with the blurry and vibrant colors that she can easily forget exist after months of Seattle gray skies.

Amy Stone 

Amy’s mixed media abstracts are a gorgeous balance of color, texture, movement, and energy. The layers of contrasting vibrant colors liven up the mood in any room, and create great conversation pieces.

Featured Wine Tasting: Blossom Brothers 

Artisan wine spritzer from the Pacific Northwest.

The Yard:  8313 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Two Birds Tattoo:  7408 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Mary Atwood
Mixed media on wood and paper. Watercolor, gouache, acrylic, ink, gold leaf, and pyrography.

Artist will be present.

Windermere Greenwood:  311 N 85th St
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Mary Taylor
Encaustic Painting

Mary paints with melted beeswax and resin colored by raw pigment. Mary discovered encaustics a few years ago and fell in love with the texture, versatility and vivid color. She participated in a workshop with Alicia Tormey, one of the most accomplished encaustic painters in the U.S.and learned her shellac burn method which she uses in many of her paintings. Encaustics has become quite the hobby for Mary and she spends many happy hours puttering in her basement studio.

Live Music: Whiskey Cove Players

Back by popular demand, it’s the Whiskey Cove Players with their whimsical take on familiar tunes. Classical covers and original compositions sure to float your boat! Glenn Frank and Pete Howland on guitar, Jon Lanthier on keyboards, Fritz Rud on percussion, Lisa Fox Latchford on vocals, and Windermere Greenwood’s own Liz Talley on cello bring a variety of musical styles to every event. Enjoy our live music as part of the Greenwood Art Up Art Walk in the back room at Windermere Greenwood from 6:00 to 8:30.

Wingdome: 7818 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Yu Tang Ceramics: 519 N 85th St
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Curtis Yu
Functional and decorative ceramic ware. All handmade and wheel thrown works by Curtis Yu.

There will be drinks and snacks as well as live reggae music performed by Adrian Xiavier and his band.

Artist will be present

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Art Up PhinneyWood Art Walk August 11 from 6 – 9 pm

This month’s participating venues:

Download a copy of the map: August Art Walk Map

A-1 Piano:  7020 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: D. Lisa West

Live music from Alison Banchero

Delicious food from Fresh Flours

Abram’s Chiropractic:  7815 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Tracy Wallschlaeger

Tracy Wallschlaeger is a Seattle artist and illustrator who works in oil and mixed media.  Her lifelong interest in nature and animals is often apparent in her work.  Warm colors and images inspired by the small Eastern Washington town where she grew up often merge with the cooler palette of her current world.   Each image is an invitation to visit a place where opposites not only attract, but thrive.  Animals co-exist with humans, albeit in unusual ways, and share each other’s story.   Her work has been described as warm and inviting, but with an underlying mystery.

Artist will be present.

Bluebird Microcreamery & Brewery:  7400 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Champion Wine Cellars: 8503 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Free wine tasting with Mari Womack of Damsel Cellars from 6 -8 pm

Chocolati Café:  8319 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artist:  Trevor Welsh

And from 6-8pm we will be hosting musician Whiff Trophy

Couth Buzzard:  8310 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Cunning Crow: 9024 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist:  Sarah Breakfield, Twig&Snip:

Nature is all around us. We are never outside of it even though we may feel far removed from its touch. Having a background in Wildcrafting, Botanical Medicine, Fashion Design, Fiber Arts, Permaculture and Shamanic Studies has helped me understand my place in the natural world. It is through these skills that I’ve deepened my love and fascination with the green veil and striven to incorporate it into my life, my art, and my spiritual expression. Through my creations I hope to help others connect with the strong and vibrant medicine of the Earth and the nature spirits that surround us. My work includes decorative ritual tools, talismans, and empowered objects for use on altars, around the home and in sacred spaces and ceremonies. All are created in partnership with the spirits of the land.

El Chupacabra: 6711 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery: 8570 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist: Alejandra Juliette Olivos.

My name is Alejandra Juliette Olivos, the eldest of 3, with roots extending from the PNW to Mexico. I’m an artist, daughter, dreamer, creature, thinker and siSTAR. I value love, justice, people, art, and healing. I recognize as a person that holds multiple identities (womxn, fluid, college educated, first generation, Xicana) that with the knowledge I have learned and continue to seek, that my entire being is political. I am in a constant journey of unlearning, uncovering, reflecting, thinking and growing as my consciousness continues to reroot. In my art I acknowledge the beauty that the earth has allowed us to experience, and remember that we all depend on one another to survive. Through bright colors and bold lines I ask the person that is entering my world(s) to keep in mind that they will experience the pieces differently, through my stream of consciousness for each art piece I recognize that each one of us has different lived experiences and comes from different places. I am in the process of undoing how trauma through colonialism and my lived experiences have impacted my mind, body and soul. I choose to create art because it is an extension of my being, and survival.

Come join us for a lovely evening of art and fresh craft beer

Green Bean Coffeehouse:  8525 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Greenwood Collective: 8537 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

A group of galleries and studios under one roof

  • Kaleidoscope Gallery

Featured Artists: Laura Clorinda, Cloud Nectar, Jacob Zarnecki and Vanessa Donato
Collage, photography, drawings, oil & acrylic paintings

Artists will be present

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Multi-media

Artists will be present

Multi-media

Artists will be present

Featured Artists: Robert Bellm, Mallory Milke, Travis Meloche, Megan Noel Smith , Barbie Stattman, Corinne Garrels
Street, mix media, acrylic, street art, graphic, illustration

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures. ~Henry Ward Beecher

Artists will be present

  • BLAM!

Featured Artists: Joseph Brooks, .NarbooStarheadboyAndrew Miller and Tinglr
Multi-media

Artists will be present

  • PRAXIS

Featured Artists: Mena Aklilu, Adam Frank, Melissa Jenkins, Alex Hill, Ariel Parrow
Figures in pen & ink, acrylic painting, jewelry and 3D

Artists will be present

Greenwood Space Travel: 8414 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Derek Erdman

Derek Erdman loves Triscuits, Haribo Bears, hiring couples to impersonate him at his gallery shows, psychic hotlines, the Misfits, and playing loud animal noises out the windows of his apartment to see how people react. He once sold dozens of signs from condos and donated all the proceeds to a women’s shelter called Mary’s Place. Most of all, Erdman loves to paint–he is probably painting you right now. Also, he is soon leaving town, and this will be one of his last shows as a resident of Seattle–crack open a box of Triscuits and get over here.

Hounds Tooth Public House: 8551 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artists: Rob Biren and Hobo

Ken’s Market: 7231 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist: Briana Berrington

Ken’s own Briana Berrington is a photographer who specializes in nature photography, featuring vivid landscapes and serene waterscapes. By capturing the bright colors, expansive views, and intricate detail of nature, she hopes to bring joy and peace to others through the beauty of this incredible place we call home! Come share her passion for photography and the Pacific Northwest.

Artist will be present.

Luna Azul: 8552 ½ Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Makeda & Mingus: 153 N 78th St
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artist: Dane Junes
Painting

Naked City:  8564 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist: Autumn Tranquillo

Nutty Squirrel: 7212 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Olive and Grape: 8516 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Opus Co  Restaurant: 7410 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Phinney Center Gallery:  6532 Phinney Ave N
Art Up Site

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Collaborative art presented by The Art of Alzheimer’s, in association with Seniors Creating Art

The prevailing narrative around the issue of Alzheimer’s and dementia tends to be one of fear and loss—people with dementia thought of as empty shells where someone used to be.

These 16 murals of artwork by nearly 200 people living with dementia and memory loss tell a different story—one of hope, connection, purpose and courage. One look and you immediately realize—they are definitely Still Here, living with dignity, creativity and joy.

Razzi’s Pizzeria: 8523 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Seattle Recreative:  8408 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Stretch & Staple:  8005 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artists: Sabita Kasa and Leia Smith.

Photography

Teasome: 6412 Phinney Ave N
Chow Down Site

Thaiku: 6705 Phinney Ave N
Chow Down Site

The Yard:  8313 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Two Birds Tattoo:  7408 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist:  Molly Brooks

Molly Brooks’ art is a digital neon dipped exploration into another world. Toying with concepts of surrealism, fantasy, science fiction, virtual reality, and horror, she uses photo manipulation and digital collage as materials to create pieces that feel distinctly “elsewhere”.

Verity Credit Union: 8533 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Verity Summer Fun from 6pm – 8pm

Live music with Tobias the Owl

Delicious food from Mr. Gyros food truck.

Bring your family and friends!

Windermere Greenwood:  311 N 85th St
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Meggi MacKenzie, Plein Aire Artist

I recently returned to Seattle from Santa Barbara, CA as I was born & raised here and 3 of my 4 daughters & 5 grandchildren live here. My art experience began in my early formative years:  I would lay on the living room floor in front of the picture window of my neighbor, coloring in my Betty Grable crayon book. I moved to Santa Barbara in 1985 and took advantage of free art lessons by accomplished local artists. I joined a pleine aire art group,   S-C-A-P-E, Southern California Artists Painting for the Environment. I was Paint-Out Chair, organizing monthly paint outs in the local areas of Santa Barbara County 11 months of the year. Then I was invited to join the Board of Directors and voted President for 4 terms of 2 years. I continued on the Board until a few years ago. I am now interested in painting with local artists in the environment

Wingdome: 7818 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Yu Tang Ceramics: 519 N 85th St
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist:  Curtis Yu
Functional and decorative ceramic wares.

 

Art Up PhinneyWood Art Walk July 14 from 6 – 9 pm

This month’s participating venues:

Download a copy of this month’s map:  Art Walk Map July 2017

Bluebird Microcreamery & Brewery:  7400 Greenwood Ave N

Chow Down Site

Chocolati Café:  8319 Greenwood Ave N

Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artist: Louma  http://www.pokidots.com/

Also featuring classical blues from The Peasant Minstrels from 6-8pm.

Couth Buzzard:  8310 Greenwood Ave N

Art Up and Chow Down Site

Cunning Crow: 9024 Greenwood Ave N

Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Laura Diane Cameron http://lauradianecameron.com/

Mythic Journeys: This personal collection, which spans two decades, is the result of an ongoing dialogue with Spirit.  Drawn from channeled visions, gleaned from inner journeys and dreams to create altar pieces that honor the Sacred Feminine in the form of Deity, Spirit or Fetish/Totem. The inspiration is mainly derived from a Celtic mythopoiec lens where nature is infused with the Divine.

El Chupacabra: 6711 Greenwood Ave N

Chow Down Site

Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery: 8570 Greenwood Ave N

Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist: Nikki Proctor

Seattle born, Midwest raised Nikki Proctor has been shooting portraits for over half her life. “Who You’re With” will feature polaroids taken over the last three years in and around Seattle. For a preview of this month’s show you can follow her on Instagram @castingforreal life where she showcases her never-ending polaroid collection, one portrait a day.

Green Bean Coffeehouse:  8525 Greenwood Ave N

Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artist: Lorraine Moraine

Poured acrylic paintings.

Greenwood Collective: 8537 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

A group of galleries and studios under one roof

  • Kaleidoscope Gallery

Featured Artists: Laura Clorinda, Cloud Nectar & Kasia Rozanska
Collage, photography, oil & acrylic paintings

Artist will be present.

Multi-media

Artists will be present

Multi-media

Artists will be present

Featured Artists: Robert Bellm, Joshua Boulet, Mallory Milke, Melissa Crosetto, Megan Noel Smith

Street, mix media, acrylic, street art, graphic, illustration

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures. ~Henry Ward Beecher

Artists will be present

  • BLAM!

Featured Artists: Joseph Brooks, .NarbooStarheadboyAndrew Miller and Tinglr
Multi-media

Artists will be present

  • PRAXIS

Featured Artists: Mena Aklilu, Adam Frank and Mike Helmick

Artists will be present

Featured Artists: Braden Duncan

“Mechanical Aviary” – watercolour birds augmented with mechanical accoutrement www.clockworkart.com

Greenwood Space Travel: 8414 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: David Lasky

David Lasky has been a published cartoonist since 1989. Among his best known work is the award-nominated “Urban Hipster,” in collaboration with Greg Stump, and “No Ordinary Flu,” in collaboration with King County Public Health. He recently completed work on his first graphic novel, “Carter Family Comics: Don’t Forget This Song,” the story the first family of country music, in collaboration with Frank Young.

Hounds Tooth Public House: 8551 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Featured Artists: Rob Biren and Hobo

Ken’s Market: 7231 Greenwood Ave N

Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artist: Dave Morgan

This small collection of Polaroids is from what many would consider the “off season” for photography, especially in Seattle, winter. Taken locally between November 2016 and March 2017 with a Polaroid SX-70 on Impossible Project instant film.

Luna Azul: 8552 ½ Greenwood Ave N

Chow Down Site

Makeda & Mingus: 153 N 78th St

Chow Down Site

Naked City:  8564 Greenwood Ave N

Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artist: Derek Ross

Portraits and automobiles on mixed media, including wood burning and oil on canvas.

Nutty Squirrel: 7212 Greenwood Ave N

Art Up and Chow Down Site

Olive and Grape: 8516 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Phinney Center Gallery:  6532 Phinney Ave N

Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Collaborative art presented by The Art of Alzheimer’s, in association with Seniors Creating Art.

The prevailing narrative around the issue of Alzheimer’s and dementia tends to be one of fear and loss—people with dementia thought of as empty shells where someone used to be.

These 16 murals of artwork by nearly 200 people living with dementia and memory loss tell a different story—one of hope, connection, purpose and courage. One look and you immediately realize—they are definitely still Here, living with dignity, creativity and joy.

Razzi’s Pizzeria: 8523 Greenwood Ave N

Chow Down Site

Seattle Recreative:  8408 Greenwood Ave N

Art Up Site

Stretch & Staple:  8005 Greenwood Ave N

Art Up Site

Teasome: 6412 Phinney Ave N
Chow Down Site

Thaiku: 6705 Phinney Ave N

Chow Down Site

The Yard:  8313 Greenwood Ave N

Chow Down Site

Two Birds Tattoo:  7408 Greenwood Ave N

Art Up Site

Featuerd Artist: Lindsey Schoeneman

Lindsey’s work explores the reflective metaphors exchanged between psychological spaces and the external natural world. She believes in the experience of aliveness as landscape, as weather, as moments of the moon, as wakeful and unconscious, and as dynamic encounters with paradox. Her work is an effort to illuminate the myste­rious, the nuanced, the nebulous, the intangible—the living of a life that asks us to embody the complexity of existence, remaining open to what we do not know and what we cannot hold onto.

Artist will be present.

Warlock Labs:  101 N 85th St #203

Art Up Site

Windermere Greenwood:  311 N 85th St

Art Up Site

Featured Artists: Barbara Gipple and Mary Powers

Come meet two amazing local artists and enjoy snacks, wine & music at Windermere Greenwood:

BARB GIPPLE is a Seattle artist who draws and paints with oilsticks and graphite on paper.  She looks to urban street painting (graffiti) for inspiration – with its informality, spontaneous gesture, multi-textured surfaces and unexpected color.  Surrounded by the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges, Puget Sound, rainforests and the rich countryside of the Pacific Northwest, landscape imagery is exerting a stronger presence in her artwork; her tabletop still-lives are giving way to energetic compositions of mountains, foothills and water vistas. Gipple has a BFA (PNCA, Portland, OR) and an MFA (Columbia University, NYC) in drawing and painting.

MARY POWERS gives new life to antique jewelry using pieces from the Victorian era, 1920’s beads and reworked chain.

Wingdome: 7818 Greenwood Ave N

Chow Down Site

Yu Tang Ceramics: 519 N 85th St

Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Curtis Yu

Functional and decorative ceramic wares.

Art Up PhinneyWood Art Walk June 9 from 6 – 9 pm

This month’s participating venues:

Download a copy of this month’s map: June Art Walk Map

Special Event: Perseus II Sculpture, 1st Ave and 85th St

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Seattle artist, Miguel Edwards, officially christens his monumental, kinetic sculpture, Perseus II. Constructed from stainless steel, glass and dmx programmable LEDs, Perseus II towers 3.5 stories, straddles the sidewalk and pierces the awning of Janus apartments and 85th Street in Greenwood. In coordination with the Art Up Phinneywood art walk, this event will feature art in and around the Janus apartment building, live performances by Jpeace Lovecircus, as well as the premier of Naked City Brewing’s Perseus II Pale Ale and the release of the Center on Contemporary Art Press’ Perseus II art-book. Enjoy an evening of art, food, beer, books, T-shirts, prints and more in the shadows of towering alien artifice.

A-1 Piano:  7020 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artists: Philip Mack and Joseph Brooks

Refreshments from Fresh Flours

Abram’s Chiropractic:  7815 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Glen Beebe

Glen Beebe is a graphic designer, illustrator, photographer, art collector, and amateur musician, who has lived in the Phinney Ridge area for more than 40 years. Glen’s photographic subjects are as varied as his interests – music, people, architecture, windows, doors, water, patterns, reflections and anything strange. Many of his images have been used as CD album art.

Each photograph has been cropped, color corrected and sharpened, none have been “artistically” enhanced with filters. What you see is how the original image appeared. Any “effects” are mostly the result of In-the-Camera Manipulation.

Bluebird Microcreamery & Brewery:  7400 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Chocolati Café:  8319 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artist: Phil Keane

Live music from 6-8 pm

Couth Buzzard:  8310 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Cunning Crow: 9024 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist:  Laura Tempest Zakroff

“Witch Essence”

What does it mean to be a Witch? To call oneself and be called a Witch? To practice a craft that is timeless, yet ever-changing? To be of this world, but also walk in liminal realms and to see the unseen and speak with the unknown? Through mixed media, the artist explores the realm of spirit, spellcraft, and witchery.

Laura Tempest Zakroff is an artist, author, designer, and dancer, based in Seattle, Washington. Laura received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design. In her youth, she trained with honors at Fleisher Art Memorial in Philadelphia and was the first recipient of the Francis & Shirley Hipp award for excellence in the visual arts from the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts. Her artwork has received awards and recognition worldwide, and has been published in numerous books and magazines.

Laura works mainly in mixed media, combining printmaking techniques with painting and drawing, often using reclaimed wood and layered papers. Her work explores the realm of myth and other liminal spaces.

El Chupacabra: 6711 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery: 8570 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist: Essie the Mermaid

Essie the Mermaid is a 24-year-old Seattle native and owner of Essie Mermaid Photography, a Seattle-based underwater photography business. As an accomplished scuba and apnea diver, underwater photography allows Essie to combine her passion for the environment, imagination and art, and diving into one giant amazing experience. She draws inspiration from fantasy themes to create unique and powerful images underwater.

She prides herself on helping her subjects feel comfortable in the water and has found something deeply rewarding in the process. Being in the water while having your photo taken is the closest thing in this world to magic. Every shot is a completely different take than the last and almost everything in the shot is dependent on the water – the way the light filters beneath the surface, the way that one little movement results in a dramatic change. This is what makes underwater photography such a rewarding and challenging endeavor.

Green Bean Coffeehouse:  8525 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist: Steven Geelhood

Steve has a deep appreciation and love

for the outdoors and nature. He seeks out adventures in the wilderness
and enjoys capturing some of those adventure memories on film and in digital electrons. In 2014, he had the opportunity to tour in the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Park in South Africa which is credited with saving the White Rhino from extinction. Additionally he visited the nearby Ithala Game Park where Zebras were aplenty. The photos in this collection are all wild animals spotted during tours through the game parks.

Outside of photography, Steve has a heart for this diverse Greenwood community. He is a volunteer member of the Green Bean leadership board serving as the business director.

Greenwood Collective: 8537 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

A group of galleries and studios under one roof

  • Kaleidoscope Gallery

Featured Artists: Laura Clorinda, Cloud Nectar & Kasia Rozanska
Collage, photography, oil & acrylic paintings

Artists will be present

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Multi-media

Artists will be present

Multi-media

Artists will be present

Featured Artists: Robert Bellm, Joshua Boulet, Mallory Milke, Melissa Crosetto, Megan Noel Smith

Street, mix media, acrylic, street art, graphic, illustration

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures. ~Henry Ward Beecher

Artists will be present

  • BLAM!

Featured Artists: Joseph Brooks, .NarbooStarheadboyAndrew Miller and Tinglr
Multi-media

Artists will be present

  • PRAXIS

Featured Artists: Mena Aklilu, Adam Frank and Mike Helmick

Artists will be present

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Opening Reception: Greg Colligan – oil paintings & pin-ups

Closing Reception: The Recycled Art Show viewers’ choice

Urban Light Studios & the Seattle Arts Coalition present:

The Art of Greg Colligan
Oil paintings & pin-ups

I was born and raised in Newport News, VA and moved to Seattle in 2004. Art and drawing have always been an interest of mine from an early age. Having dabbled with painting over the years, I have grown a passion for oil painting. I use my own photography for my reference. I also like to paint a still life occasionally, though mostly for study. I like to paint figurative art that is simple, yet complicated, and like life-a bit surreal.

Greenwood Space Travel: 8414 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Kerstin Graudins

The world’s only purveyor of space travel accoutrements/part-time art gallery hosts printmaker and multimedia artist Kerstin Graudins!

Graudins loves to make things and works in many mediums. She is primarily a painter and printmaker. She uses a variety of print processes and creates a diverse body of work. She studied at the University of Washington and has her Master’s degree from New York University. She teaches a wide range of 2D art classes in Seattle. She also works as a master printmaker and creates work for other artists.

You can have a drink under a rocket, see some of Seattle’s best art, and even buy an art piece for your own home.

HomeStreet Bank: 7201 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Mary Land, Seville Designs

Handcrafted sterling silver and copper jewelry with beautiful gemstones created in my PhinneyWood backyard art studio

Hounds Tooth Public House: 8551 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artists: Rob Biren and Hobo.

Ken’s Market: 7231 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist: Amelia McGee

As a former editor, I find the concept of editing to be a universal framework. Realizing that art too can be iterative, especially when applied to collage, was liberating, allowing me to enjoy the process of making without worrying about the end product. Nothing in my creative process is wasted—castoffs make fodder for other projects.

Subject-wise, I am inspired by the imperfect geometry of nature. In the repetition of an organic pattern, there is a wide range of extrapolation on any shape, yet all hang together in one gorgeous composition. This dovetails with my love for abstract art, with its paradoxical confined wildness, organized into something that makes you instinctively feel right. Like nature, abstract art can be wild and uneven, yet wholly cohesive.

Ken’s will have their usual array of tasty grab and go food options available.

Luna Azul: 8552 ½ Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Makeda & Mingus: 153 N 78th St
Chow Down Site

Naked City:  8564 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist:  Craig Brookbush

Craig honors the automobile with art in a variety of media from wood-burning to oil paintings.

Nutty Squirrel: 7212 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Olive and Grape: 8516 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Razzi’s Pizzeria: 8523 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Seattle Recreative:  8408 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Julia Tatiya

My artwork contrasts the materiality of feminine craft with more masculine digital/electrical cabling and bare screws, creating a peculiarity to these fun pieces, that makes them contest gender norms. For those that know the crafts of knitting and crocheting, the textured patterns in many of these pieces will be familiar. Growing up having learned to knit and crochet from my mother, the use of such forms in my work is deeply personal. With knitting, crocheting, weaving, and basket weaving techniques, I look to have their labor and materiality emote in my work. The cables put on display in my artwork create discourse on their utility or lack thereof, especially in the context of society keeping wires out of sight and the movement to go wireless. By mixing traditional craft with electrical cable materials, I’ve taken two contrasting forms with functions and stripped them of their function so they can be viewed formally in a beautiful and quirky way. These almost monochromatic pieces are complex yet simple and are meant to be lighthearted and playful.

In addition, Arbor Creative Media will screen a line up of free PG family-friendly films.

Stretch & Staple:  8005 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artists: Student Images from the University of Washington Certificate Program features over 50 photographic pieces from the 16 students who are completing the certificate program in photography.

Invitation: 2017 UW Exhibit INVITE M+F

Teasome: 6412 Phinney Ave N
Chow Down Site

Thaiku: 6705 Phinney Ave N
Chow Down Site

The Yard:  8313 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Two Birds Tattoo:  7408 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Shannon Tipple-Leen

Botanical Photography

Warlock Labs:  101 N 85th St #20
Art Up Site

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Featured Artists: Scott Faulkner, Dalton Webb, and Jason Zayas

Warlock Labs’ group show returns! Studio members Scott Faulkner, Dalton Webb and Jason Zayas display their “greatest hits” as well as new works and affordable prints.

Wingdome: 7818 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Yu Tang Ceramics: 519 N 85th St
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Curtis Yu

Decorative and Functional Ceramic Ware

 

Art Up PhinneyWood Art Walk — The BIG One — May 12 and 13

Celebrate art in the ‘hood. PhinneyWood’s BIG art walk will be Friday, May 12, from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, May 13, from noon to 5 p.m.

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Highlights this year will include the NW Fine Arts Competition at the Phinney Center Gallery, the first annual Seattle Recycled Arts Festival hosted by Urban Light Studio and live music at a number of locations.

In the spirit of the art walk theme of “Art Up, Chow Down,” restaurants and pubs are encouraged to participate as well by offering music or menu specials.

Art Walk maps and information on participating venues will be available online and at participating businesses the week of the event.

Participating venues (additional information will be added as it becomes available):

Download a map here: big artwalk map 2017 final

A-1 Piano:  7020 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Urban Art: Art Comes to Life

Featured Artists: Adream, Gabrille Myer, Adam Hansen, Brooke Brocherding and Collette Beardshear.

Abram’s Chiropractic:  7815 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

American Dance Institute:  8001 Greenwood Ave N – FRIDAY ONLY
Art Up Site

Dance Performance: Mixed program of Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Irish, Modern and Hip-Hop starting at 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm in Studio #1

Beats and Bohos: 7200 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Amelia Sherritt

Amelia Sherritt has lived in the Seattle area her whole life and finds inspiration in her city as well as the surrounding beauty of the state of Washington.  Her passion lies within the study of Art History and love of industrious arts.  Amelia’s focus of creating recycled art started in 2007 and the palate of her work relies solely on the foils from emptied wine bottles.

Each piece of art contains hundreds, if not thousands of wine foils gathered from local wineries, restaurants and friendly winos.

“I love to think of how each foil represents a memory or experience shared.  By re-purposing these foils, I am able to make what would normally be thrown away into something long lasting and beautiful.”

Her current collection depicts a whimsical portrayal of various animals and other colorful subjects.

Bluebird Microcreamery & Brewery:  7400 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Join Bluebird for a Malted Milkshake Party with our friends from SKAGIT VALLEY MALTING. We’ll be making and serving free samples of our amazing malted milkshakes, highlighting a brand new and unique partnership with Skagit Valley Malting company; using malted barley grown right here in our region. This is unlike any other malted milkshake you’ve ever had. You’ve got to taste it to believe it! (Free.)

Also: Annual BIG show by Minimum Wage Art! LOTS of new works on display for sale.

Bohemian Studios: 7601 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

The Big One is in conjunction with our year anniversary, so we’re going BIG! We’ve gathered eight artists who will show off their magic, drinks and snacks, and will be handing out free barre and yoga passes.

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Mari Shibuya is a Seattle-based figurative painter combining realism with abstraction and geometry. She and Leo Shallat painted our mural in our studio!

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Leo Shallat is a visual artist born and raised in Seattle, Washington. Leo’s work deconstructs letter forms to their bare elements, re-composing them in a fluid, instinctual dance to create abstract compositions that reflect a language of movement and flow.

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Lowell Poisson printmaker

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Moksha Marquardt: is an American artist living in Seattle. His subject matter comes almost entirely from nature and there is a noticeable lack of man-made elements in his work.

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Marina Montes is an oil painter with an affinity for astronomical beauty. Currently she’s on a mission to paint her love for the cosmos and meet like-minded humans.

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Sarah Sarahenna is a henna artist that will be offering onsite henna tattoos. Sarah is fascinated with the intricacy and beauty of traditional Indian designs. She’d always been intrigued with other ephemeral art forms like the sand mandalas created by Tibetan monks; and found herself wanting to learn more about the art form.

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Isobella Bloom: costume designer, burlesque dancer, singer. Isobella Bloom will be performing a piece and showing her costume design.

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Sendai Mike is a local Seattleite DJ that aims to translate his story through his art for the people. Sendai will be spinning some awesome tunes.

Caffe Vita: 7402 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist: Steve Gilbert
Photography

Recent Travels in Campeche, Yucatan, and Quintana Roo

Chaco Canyon Organic Café: 8319 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Chocolati Café:  8319 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artist: Linda White
Collage artist

“The inspiration for my work comes from my love of nature that I enjoy while I am hiking and backpacking here in Washington and all over the world.”

Also featuring musician Sean Hunting Morse, performing on the acoustic guitar from 6 – 8 pm

“I am a songwriter deeply interested in story. Working with blues, folk, and (a little) jazz, I do my best to capture the human experience in musical moments in soaring song.”

Couth Buzzard:  8310 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Cunning Crow Apothecary: 9024 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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“Witch Essence”
What does it mean to be a Witch? To call oneself and be called a Witch? To practice a craft that is timeless, yet ever-changing? To be of this world, but also walk in liminal realms and to see the unseen and speak with the unknown? Through mixed media, the artist explores the realm of spirit, spellcraft, and witchery.

Laura Tempest Zakroff is an artist, author, designer, and dancer, based in Seattle, Washington. Laura received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design. In her youth, she trained with honors at Fleisher Art Memorial in Philadelphia and was the first recipient of the Francis & Shirley Hipp award for excellence in the visual arts from the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts. Her artwork has received awards and recognition worldwide, and has been published in numerous books and magazines.

Laura works mainly in mixed media, combining printmaking techniques with painting and drawing, often using reclaimed wood and layered papers. Her work explores the realm of myth and other liminal spaces.

El Chupacabra:  6711 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Seattle Recycled Arts Festival Site

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Featured Artist: Nathan Hoffman
metal sculpture

Emerald City Karate:  8314 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artists: Dojo students (Ages 4 & Above)

Emerald City Karate will be presenting the artwork of our Karate Students of all ages during the the PhinneyWood Art Walk – The Big One!

Our Theme will be “What I like about Karate”  and “What I have gained from my Karate training”

Many of our artists will be present on the day of the event.  Be sure to come down and say, “Hiii Ya!”

The Fiber Gallery: 8212 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Maile Jones

“Painting In Wool: Northwest Images” by fiber artist, Maile Jones, will be the featured exhibit at the Fiber Gallery. The pieces, drawn from the artist’s immersion in nature, are painted in wool fabric, roving, handspun yarn, dyed locks, and sari silk. A recent transplant to the Northwest, the artist seeks to work with scenes and subjects that are part of her new home.

The Fixture Gallery: 8221 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist:  Tom Boatright and Artisan Oils 

The artisan oil paints that Tom creates allow him to paint a fluid style. He mixes raw oils, pigments, resins, powders and mica metallics to produce vibrant colors, surface textures, light refraction and organic patterns. The paints vary in viscosity and are layered, applied in a sequence, to produce certain effects. The painting may have heavy texture, luminescence or crystalline shapes. They collaborate with him in the process. More than color; they hold the energy:

“The paints are a prism of color; the vibrations create a light spectrum.” 

Tom’s process is alchemical; the paintings effect the artist and the audience. The canvas and paints are the container for the energy. It is an experiential process. If the art resonates, they convey emotion – they emote. It is escapism, through the illusion and glamour, to the real and illusive world beneath the surface. It is an invitation to experience the painting.

Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery: 8570 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artist: Kyle Krauskopf

Kyle Krauskopf will be showcasing brand new mixed media drawings with a variety of content and styles, incorporating everything from a banana to Brad Pitt.  The concept for these drawings was hatched, and initiated while travelling through seven European countries.  Hyper- dense in both symbolism and visual aesthetic, the series is aptly titled: Visual Vomit!
Goat on Greenwood: 6722 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Green Bean Coffeehouse: 8525 Greenwood Ave N – SATURDAY ONLY
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist: Nora Luz Kriegel

Nora Luz Kriegel is a resident of Edmonds. She refers to her collection as a “therapeutic process” by which her soul soars free while her hands and brush form the materials onto the canvases. With her unique use of various mediums, each piece generates a vibrant dance of texture and color.

Greenwood Collective: 8537 Greenwood Ave N
A group of galleries and studios under one roof
Art Up Site

Greenwood Library: 8016 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Seattle Recycled Arts Festival Site

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Featured Artist: Graham Shodda

My work is primarily assembled from discarded, recycled, or salvaged materials — mostly metal — and many from a bygone era where I find an intrinsic beauty and style in their design and construction. I endeavor to invent a new existence for these abandoned objects, repurposing their streamlined or eclectic forms into unique pieces of art.

A single piece of ‘junk’ is often all it takes to inspire a project. Most of the components in the finished sculpture are recognizable and invoke curiosity, pleasure, and wonder for the viewer, which to my mind is part of the purpose and beauty of art.

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Featured Artist: Whitney LaRene
Drip and Acrylic Paint

Greenwood Space  Travel – Bureau of Fearless Ideas: 8414 Greenwood Ave N
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Seattle Recycled Arts Festival Site  

Greenwood Space Travel Supply/Bureau of Fearless Ideas will host an art show featuring Seattle Recycled Arts Festival artists and BFI’s own student Maker Space artists. See vintage metal scraps reformed as sleek modernist sculpture and old Christmas ornaments and cardboard boxes combined in ways never before attempted on this planet or any other.

Seattle Recycled Arts originated at Seattle ReCreative (Seattle’s nonprofit reused arts material center) the invention of a small group of artists including current Recycled Arts director Michael Arndt. Recycled Arts Festival artists will show sculpture made of everything from classic car parts to refrigerator doors alongside BFI’s elementary-through-middle school artists, whose materials are supplied by Maker Space (BFI’s after-school recycled arts program) and Seattle ReCreative.

Hecho: 7314 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artists:

Missy Dahl, watercolor, oil, acrylic

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Alana Crawley, monoprints

As an artist, I am inspired by the human condition, with particular focus on the unique role that struggle plays in each of our lives.  Do we choose to succumb to our struggles, cope with them, or attempt to overcome?  Although some may argue that I often present “dark imagery,” my work is actually very optimistic in nature. I attempt to show humans in a positive light: each of us has the capacity to create good no matter how troubled we may be. Struggle, though it may manifest differently in each of our lives, is a shared experience that connects us all.  I explore this theme through a variety of mediums such as printmaking, collage, and performance art.

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Herkimer Coffee: 7320 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist: Laura Burkhart
Acrylic and metal leaf on canvas and wood

Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, nature has always been a significant part of my life and I am in constant awe of the beauty that surrounds us here. I’m inspired every day by the lush foliage, the sparkling lakes, and most of all, the panoramic mountain views that encompass our city. This natural beauty has been a continual and dependable source of joy throughout my life, and my work is in dedication to that joy; a series of studies in the perpetual pursuit of capturing it on a canvas.

HomeStreet Bank: 7201 Greenwood Ave N – CLOSING AT 2 PM SATURDAY
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Doug LeClair
Photography

I am a landscape photographer who seeks to capture the beauty of the various landscapes in which we live, work, and play: These “photoscapes” include: The forest and mountain wildernesses, the desert, waterways including rivers, creeks, streams, oceans, lakes as well as cityscapes. I look for the unusual in the ordinary, and the often missed, but at times under our feet.

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Featured Artist: Matt Jennings
Music/DJ

I am a selectah of music from a variety of genres.  I will share some my works from the art of crate digging.

During the art walk, you can find (and hear) Matt outside of HomeStreet Bank, corner of N 73rd and Phinney, across from SFD Station 21 and Ken’s Market.

Hounds Tooth Public House: 8551 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Art-a-holic Special!

$10 for a pint or glass of wine along with water color demo and materials. Demos held every half hour from 8 – 9 pm.

Featured art instructor is Danielle Ross, other artists on display and for sale include Rob Biren, Hubba, and more!

Illumination Learning Studio: 7720 Greenwood Ave N – FRIDAY ONLY
Art Up Site

Featured Artists: ILS students Plus live music

Johnson and Johnson Antiques: 6820 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Stacy Murphy

All my items are hand built then high fired.  I use paper clay for about 80% of the items I make.  The glaze will have a darker, earthier color.  I use a porcelain clay for the other 20%.  This allows for a brighter glaze color.  The high fire process allows each item to be used outside as it will not absorb water and also be microwave, dishwasher & oven safe.  Additionally, all glazes are food safe.

PLUS, live music by Trio con Brio on Friday night.

Ken’s Market: 7231 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist: Kevin Hense

Ken’s own Kevin Hense is a landscape photographer born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. Influenced by being outdoors, his work aims to capture the beauty of nature.

As well as being a landscape photographer, Kevin also does portrait, event and product photography.

Friday night, we will also be sampling a variety of hors d’oeuvres as well as local coffee.

La Marca: 5817 Phinney Ave N
Art Up Site

Luna Azul: 8552 ½ Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Luxe Lighting: 8214 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

MNB Ceramics: 7601 Greenwood Ave N
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Modern: 6108 Phinney Ave N
Chow Down Site

Naked City Taphouse: 8564 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist: Matt Mornick

Born and raised in Miami, FL, Matt studied photography and economics at Tulane University in New Orleans. As an avid cook, outdoor enthusiast and traveler, his work draws inspiration from the things he loves – good food, people, the environment, and the stories that bind them together. Matt currently lives in Seattle, WA.

Naked City will have a wild variety of distinct and delicious beers on tap from seven straight days of Seattle Beer Week events. Try a rare pint or a seriously unique schooner, or three.

Nutty Squirrel Gelato: 7212 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist: Mike Larsen

Mike Larsen is a wildlife and landscape photographer dedicated to exposing his family to the outdoors. His wife and two boys, eight and five years of age, accompany him on his many adventures. Traveling the world, you will find him kissing gray whales in Mexico, hiking waterfalls in Iceland, or exploring trails around his home in Washington.  He insists on waking with the sunrise and enjoying the twilight. Through his business, Leave a Trail Photography, his goal is to inspire others that you are never too young or old to experience the serenity of nature.

Olive and Grape: 8516 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

The Park Public House: 6114 Phinney Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

On Friday, from 6 – 9 pm, join the B.O.O.K.Club (Beer Out Of Kegs) with five breweries sharing beers and telling stories. Deschutes, Two Beers, New Belgium, Firestone, and Sierra Nevada will all have representatives available to talk with and answer questions. Festivities include limited release beers, food/drinks specials, free gifts and prizes, and live music with our neighborhood favorite Everson Pines following the event at 9 pm. Stay tuned for more info.

http://www.seattlebeerweek.com/events/1977-B-O-O-K-Club

Pema Kharpo: 8554 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

The Phinery: 6500 Phinney Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist:  Ericka Wolf

Ericka paints with both oils and encaustic, usually from a photograph she’s taken of a place she’s visited and loved; Greece, Italy, Mexico and Cuba are favorites. She creates pieces that reunite her with the blurry and vibrant colors that she can easily forget exist after months of Seattle gray skies.

Phinney Books: 7405 Greenwood Ave. N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Lee Harper
Photography

I live and work in the neighborhood and a lot of my photos are taken within walking distance. My photography has evolved in the last few years, first with a focus on macro photography, and now I have a growing interest in all things flying, as well as black and white photography. I upped my game after finally breaking out the camera manual and investing in some photography classes.

Phinney Books will feature some of my Little Locals, mini art that reminds me of making shrink dinks growing up (except for the burning plastic smell of course!) The reality is that most of us don’t have a lot of room on our walls for big art. These little guys can hang on a wall or sit on a shelf and they make great gifts!  There will also be some framed art, including some of my abstract photography, created by intentionally moving the camera while taking a photograph.  The end result is something that looks more like a watercolor than a photograph.

Phinney Center Gallery: 6532 Phinney Ave N
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NW Fine Arts Competition

See the work of Pacific Northwest painters, sculptors, photographers and mixed media artists selected by jurors Lynn Schirmer, Kate Protage and Chris Sheridan. Sandi Bransford was selected as the Jurors’ Choice artist. Meet many of the artists and vote for the People’s Choice at the opening reception, Friday May 12, 7-9 pm,  

Phinney Ridge Cabinets: 8003 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Amber Leaders

I’ve been a digital artist for 17 years. I love to mix mid century modern design and graphic illustration. I’m passionate about color, shapes, and creating a joyful feeling of nostalgia with a modern twist. As I move forward in life I am realizing art and life is an ever-evolving journey.  I currently live in North Seattle with my husband and two small dogs. I absolutely love coffee, looking for vintage treasures, and spending time with friends.

“Unity” (the piece above) was created in response to recent events. There is a uniqueness in individuality but when people stand together unified in thought and in love, true beauty exists.

Phinney Ridge Eye Care: 7423 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church: 7500 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Progressive Comfort Solutions: 129 NW 85th St
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Razzi’s Pizzeria: 8523 Greeenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist: David Eggehorm

Currently I am a Ballard High School student and paint whenever I can. I enjoy all types of art from the pencil drawings I did when I was younger to Aerosolgrafia (spray paint art), Acrylic on Canvas and Oil on Canvas. My most recent being Oil on Canvas. Over the last year, I have been looking into the field of digital concept art. I find that trying different art styles is enjoyable and has contributed to my growth as an artist.

I paint because it makes me happy, and if I can make others happy in the process then I know I’m doing the right thing. When I paint, I am always looking for new ways to express my ideas and get the viewer engaged as much as possible. My goal as an artist is to become the best I can be and use my God given talent to bless others.

Rudy’s Barbershop: 6415 Phinney Ave N
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Featured Artist: Jessica Byrd

A Seattle-based artist whose approach to her art is the same as her approach to life: Explore. Take risks. Refuse to be crippled by the fear of failure. And at all costs, love what you do. She has chosen a life dedicated to the arts because of her belief in its power to shift mindsets, move hearts, and transform culture. “We all have a place in the world, a purpose that is worth pursuing for a lifetime. I am convinced that this is part of mine”

We will be offering 5$ Bang, Beard, and Neck trims! 5$ off our normal price.

We will have sidewalk chalk & loud tunes!

Salon Mercury: 7513 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

School of Rock: 106 N 85th St – SATURDAY ONLY
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Shilpa Srinivason

Shilpa is 16 years old, and mostly paints using watercolor and acrylic paint. She loves to paint portraits of women she admires and expressive photographs she finds online. Shilpa also likes to experiment using bright colors and dripping paint. Painting and drawing have been a passion of hers since the age of three and it is hands down her favorite thing to do, ever. She’d like to pursue portrait painting in the future, but until then she’ll be painting portraits for fun!

Artist Reception 11 am – 2 pm

Snacks/candy/water and a special Art Walk coupon for 15% off summer camps and a free trial lesson along with the paintings on display in the lobby (or outside under a tent depending on weather).

Seattle Knife Sharpening: 7421 Greenwood Ave N – FRIDAY ONLY
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Zel Margaretes

Zel Margaretes is a Seattle-based bladesmith, crafting custom and small-run production cutlery for home and field use

Seattle Recreative: 8408 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Seattle Recycled Arts Festival Site

Featured Artist: David Tinsley.
Sculptures out of driftwood

Working as an artist helped David find a place in the world, a way to connect, to realize that he has something valuable to offer, to touch others through the spirit of the work. He feels that the objects that make up our environment have a profound effect on our Soul. These objects deserve recognition and honor. Their roles should be evocative and also provocative, they should allow us to relax with them and yet challenge us to more lofty ideas.

Seattle Recreative will be holding a reception on Friday from 6-9, David will be leading a kid activity with small driftwood sculpture making. Cocktails, wine and beer will be available for purchase.

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Saturday we will have jewelry maker Laura Hofsteen selling her jewelry in the afternoon, which is made out of broken guitar strings, keys, and other found objects/reused materials!

Sip and Ship: 7511 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Studio RSVR & Etta Lilienthal: 7601 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

 

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RSVR visual research is an exploratory design and art practice focused on merging architecture, art, and industrial design. RSVR are currently working as SDOT artist-in-residence planning permanent art lighting of Seattle’s historic drawbridges.

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Etta Lilienthal has been making art professionally since 1999.  Her work in environmental installation, light, sculpture and performance design has been seen around the world with Olson Kundig Architects, Degenerate Art Ensemble, Kronos Quartet, Diavolo, Maureen Whiting Co., Mark Haim and Emio Greco|PC. Her installation work has graced galleries and museums such as Suyama Space, the Frye Art Museum, the Hedreen Gallery, By Others @ Board & Vellum, and many other public and private institutions.

Teasome: 6412 Phinney Ave N
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Thaiku: 6705 Phinney Ave N
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Top Ten Toys: 120 N 85th St  — FRIDAY ONLY
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Katana Sol, age 19

Seattle native, loves cats and art. Aspires to be an industrial or theatrical designer and wants to meet Ichiro Suzuki.

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Featured Artist: Josiah Likkel, age 19

Seattle {Greenwood} native, loves to fish and play bass. Interested in animal conservation and aspires to work in fisheries.

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Featured Artist: Alex Guettler, age 22
Seattle {Greenwood} native, loves comics and urban farming, aspires to work in a mental health related field.

Two Birds Tattoo: 7408 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Group show entitled Wild Women.
Artists:
    Suzy Todd
    Ruby Santiago
    Tarah Pennington
    Alexis Witt
    Robyn Emlen
    Laura Davie
    Chelsea Youngblood
All proceeds from the sale of art will be going to local charity Mary’s Place, empowering homeless woman, children and families to reclaim their lives.

Umpqua Bank: 7120 Greenwood Ave N – FRIDAY ONLY
Art Up Site

 

Featured Artists:  

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Amy Stone

 

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Artists of The Sacred Hoop

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And live music by Jenna Vivre

There will also be beer from Rooftop Brewing

Urban Hands/ Upper Crust Catering:  8420 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artists: Melissa Crosseto and Chuck Johnson
Urban Hands will feature images of the original murals that went up following the March 2016 explosion in Greenwood, as photographed by Chuck.
Melissa was one of the dozens of artists who contributed a mural.  Hers was up at G&O Family Cyclery and is depicted here. Melissa is an abstract artist working in Seattle. Her abstract geometric paintings have an emphasis on dimension and symmetry to incite a sense of celestial wanderlust.
We will also have complimentary treats and non-alcoholic beverages.
Urban Light Studios: 8537 Greenwood Ave N – CLOSING SATURDAY AT 3 PM
Art Up Site

Seattle Recycled Arts Festival Main Site 

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“Recycled, Repurposed, Reimagined”

Juried Arts Show Opening Reception – 6 – 10 pm Friday and noon – 3 pm Saturday

The purpose of the Seattle Recycled Arts Festival is to educate and get the community excited about the reuse and recycling of items in fun and creative ways. We define “recycled art” as art created using at least 75% recycled materials. This exhibit features several Northwest artists who use discarded items to create unique and eclectic pieces of art.

NOTE: Several other venues (noted above) are also hosting artists as part of the Seattle Recycled Arts Festival.

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In the small gallery on Friday:
Closing reception: The Art of Stacia Burrington

Warlock Labs: 101 N 85th St #203
Art Up Site

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Warlock Labs Spring Exhibition
A group show of Warlock Labs’ studio members Tom Dougherty, Scott Faulkner, Dalton Webb and Jason Zayas. Come check out our “greatest hits” as well as new works and affordable prints, and enjoy some refreshments and conversation.

Windermere Greenwood: 311 N 85th St
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HAVE FUN AND DO GOOD! Windermere Greenwood will be selling donated art & costume jewelry to benefit Mainstay, an organization that matches Seattle employers with qualified employees who have barriers to employment (such as a physical or mental disability). www.mainstay.org/

WING DOME: 7818 Greenwood Ave N
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Woodland Park Church: 302 N 78th St
Art Up Site

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“Signs of the Times,”  a collection of photos from the Women’s March on Washington, modified and “altered.”  Artists Elaine Douglas, Carol Waymack and Anne Lewis

Woodland Park Presbyterian: 225 N 70th St
Art Up Site

Open Mic Night
Musician sign up starts at 6:15, open mic runs from 7:00 to 9:00

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Featured Artist: DONNA VAN RENSELAAR

WILD

This collection of photographs, taken in 2017, documents non-human animals who are living at various points of intersection with humans.. From the Salt River WIld Horse Herd in Arizona, to Wolves and Wolf Dogs living in Sanctuary, what does it mean to be wild in America?   What do we humans really know about our wild kin, what do we think we know, and how much do our gross misunderstandings lead to harm? The questions themselves demand that we look in the eyes of our non-human kin and ask, “Who are you?” while looking deeply at ourselves and asking, “Who am I?”

Donna is a Certified Marine Naturalist, Artist, and Education Professional who specializes in arts-infused teaching and learning, environmental education, and trans-species relational learning. From early childhood, she has spent countless hours in the presence of other species; observing and feeling the power of mutual connection.

Donna studied Visual Art, English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Washington–Seattle, earned her Master of Education degree from the University of Arkansas–Fayetteville, and is currently pursuing her certification on Animal-Assisted Learning and Self-Development through One Heart Wild’s ROOTS Institute. As Board Member with One Heart Wild Education Sanctuary, she is co-leading the Animals and Empathy program for elementary students.  Her prints and drawings have been included in local, national and international exhibitions and she more recently, she has begun to explore photography of species on the edges of the wild.

The Yard: 8313 Greenwood Ave N

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Yu Tang Ceramics: 519 N 85th St
Art Up Site

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Yu Tang Ceramics makes and sells fully functional and decorative ceramic ware. All works are hand made by Curtis Yu.

Works can be found for purchase at the Yu Tang Ceramics Studio & Gallery, The Sunday Ballard Farmers Market, and at yutangceramics.com.  Custom orders are available.

Yu Tang Ceramics Studio offers Individual, semi-private, and group classes.

Art Up PhinneyWood Art Walk April 14 from 6 – 9 pm

NOTE: The BIG One — art walk, that is — is coming May 12 and 13. More information soon.

Participating April venues:

Download a copy of this month’s map: april art walk map two-sided

A-1 Piano:  7020 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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The Theme of our Art show is Rebirth and we are featuring local artists Jessica Bryd, Richard Jahn, Jana Downing and Lauren Brumbaugh. Their work is full of color and energy to fit in with the start of Spring season.

There will also be catering from local Phinney bakery Fresh Flours as well as live music throughout the event.

Abram’s Chiropractic:  7815 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Cecile Disenhouse

I am a watercolor painter living in Greenwood.

I have been teaching watercolor painting at the Lifetime Learning Center for three years.

I especially enjoy the watercolor medium because of its freshness and transparency.  It is perfect for capturing nature and so transportable.  Occasionally I will add ink to a painting to enhance it.

I have spent much of my life hiking in the wilderness and enjoy painting nature, especially on location.   I especially enjoy plein air painting in our beautiful Northwest.  I carry a small palette, a few brushes, and some watercolor paper.  Despite the extra weight, I also love to take my paints on hiking and backpacking trips in the Cascades, Olympics and Canadian Rockies.

I also love painting in Seattle.  I find the buildings in places like Ballard quite fascinating.  I also enjoy doing some of our Seattle landmarks such as the Troll or Elephant Car Wash.

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Featured artist: Eric Green

From a young age motivation to travel with a skateboard took Eric from one town to the next, to big cities and eventually across the globe and back.  Picking up a camera to document the adventure was a natural progression.  Today Eric shoots travel photography, features in skateboard magazines, look books for clothing brands and product photography.

Pack your bags for a quick trip through the world.  Inspiration in travel. www.theroadislifetravel.com

Artists will be present.

Bluebird Microcreamery & Brewery:  7400 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Pink Boots Molasses Stout Release Party with Minimum Wage Art!

New work will be on display and available for purchase by Shawn Behling of Minimum Wage Art, during the release party for our Pink Boots Molasses Stout. This was a 100% woman-brewed beer, lead by our brewmaster, Annie, on International Women’s Day. A portion of the proceeds from this beer will be contributed to Pink Boots Society.
The Pink Boots Society assists, inspires, and encourages women beer professionals through education. A portion of the proceeds from this beer will be contributed to provide seminars and scholarships.

Artist will be present.

Chaco Canyon Organic Café: 8404 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artists: The kids at Seattle Recreative

We’re all super excited about the art this month, and so are the kids

Chocolati Café:  8319 Greenwood Ave N
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Live Music – Kyle Summers – 6 – 8 pm
Classical, Romantic, Latin American and Contemporary Guitar Music

Cornuto:  7404 Greenwood Ave N
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Couth Buzzard:  8310 Greenwood Ave N
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Live Music – PNW Folklore Society Concert 7:30 pm

Cunning Crow: 9024 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Jena Marie Thompson presents I’ll Fly Away

I’ll fly away, oh glory, I’ll fly away . . .

Death of a loved one is one of the most detrimental times in a person’s life. Mourning the loss of one of the most influential people in your life may take years, even a lifetime. These images are a personal project of mourning the loss of my grandmother, not only an inspiration but a strong supporter in my life. The use of birds is connected with the symbolism that birds, being the only species able to be present on earth and fly to the heavens. Not unlike the people who leave this world onto the next, their souls not being present on earth, but within our memories.

Memories of my grandmother singing the religious hymn I’ll Fly Away correlates with the idea of parting this life, along with the subject matter. The technique of scanning different specimen and parts of birds and their life cycle is an examination on the human life cycle, through an emotional sense, focusing on decay. The last week of my grandmother’s life was spent in the confines of stark hospital walls. This experience has only been the beginning of both religious and philosophical exploration of the purpose a single life holds. Many of the images show the fragility of the objects shown, a metaphor for the fragility of life. It is my intent that the work not only be a personal memorial and mourning of a loved one, but also a reminder of the flightiness of life.

. . . Oh how glad and happy when we meet, I’ll fly away . . .

Jena Marie Thompson is a Northwest born photographer. She spent four years at a commercial photography school and earned her Bachelors of Fine Art in Photography in 2015. Her focus is in fine art photography. Her method of creating art is to generate imagery that is not only therapeutic to herself, but her audience as well.

When Jena isn’t creating art, she also enjoys photographing people. Whether it’s portraits or editorial work, her eye for location lighting is above the rest. She enjoys finding new locations and making her shoots with clients fun and easy going.

El Chupacabra: 6711 Greenwood Ave N
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Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery: 8570 Greenwood Ave N
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Gainsbourg:  8550 Greenwood Ave N
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Green Bean Coffeehouse:  8525 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist:  Nancy Kay Harris
Painting and Printmaking

Greenwood Collective: 8537 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site
A group of galleries and studios under one roof

  • Kaleidoscope Gallery

Featured Artists: Laura Clorinda, Cloud Nectar & Kasia Rozanska
Collage, photography, oil & acrylic paintings

Artists will be present

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Artists will be present

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Featured Artists: Robert Bellm, Joshua Boulet, Mallory Milke, Melissa Crosetto, Barbie Stattman,  Megan Noel Smith

Street, mix media, acrylic, street art, graphic, illustration

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures. ~Henry Ward Beecher

Artists will be present

  • BLAM!

Featured Artists: Joseph Brooks, .NarbooStarheadboyAndrew Miller and Tinglr
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  • PRAXIS

Featured Artists: Mena Aklilu, Adam Frank and Mike Helmick
Figures in pen and ink, acrylic painting and 3D

Artists will be present

Greenwood Space Travel: 8414 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Anouk Rawkson

If Kandinsky and Walt Disney dueled to the death with sacks of My Little Ponies in a film by John Waters, the resulting stills might approach the bracing, pop-saturated aesthetic of Anouk Rawkson. The multimedia visual artist, who has shown extensively in the Northwest, will be showing four pieces from his anti-corporate series “THE RAT.” See some of the city’s best art, hang out, drink wine in a teleporter!

Hounds Tooth Public House: 8551 Greenwood Ave N
Art and Chow Down Site

Art-a-holic Special!

$10 for a pint or glass of wine along with water color demo and materials. Demos held every half hour from 8 – 9 pm.

Featured art instructor for April is Danielle Ross, other artists on display and for sale include Rob Biren, Hubba, and more!

Lucky Dog Clothing: 8201 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Munch Café:  8576 Greenwood Ave N
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Featured Artist: Va’sil

Va’sil’s artwork is a mixture of the vibrant daydreams and real-life events which shape his reality. It reflects who he is as a person; a flawed, deep-thinking perfectionist. It’s meant to contain a sense of mystery as you try to decipher it’s meaning. Crazy, colorful.

Featured Artist:  Antonija Hasanbegovic

Antonija will be presenting a collection of beautiful and exquisite Seattle expressions of acrylic paint on large canvases

Artists will be present

Naked City:  8564 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist: Casey Brookbush
Oil on canvas portraits of musicians

Artist will be present.

Nutty Squirrel: 7212 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Olive and Grape: 8516 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Seattle Recreative:  8408 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Shelly Smith

Amateur scientist, professional artist, lover of microorganisms, painter of Protozoa, and general admirer of the natural world, I make paintings based on observed samples of water gathered from many places around the world. I have nicknamed these “cell portraits” and consider them a different way of determining a sense of place. I use the medium of illustration, gouache, gold, and sometimes even salt and soil, to create my paintings.

I’m interested in the microcosmos, the unseen engine of life in our word that keeps creation digesting food, making oxygen, returning to dust, and springing forth anew. From blastocyst to decomposition bacteria, we’re all a bunch of beautiful, cycling cells.

Stretch & Staple:  8005 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Thaiku: 6705 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

ART WALK SPECIAL: $5 discount during the art walk. Print or download a coupon here.

The Yard:  8313 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Teasome: 6412 Phinney Ave N
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Two Birds Tattoo:  7408 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist:  Najia Omer
Mixed Media Art

Artist will be present

Warlock Labs:  101 N 85th St #203
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Anatomecha, Jason Zayas

Join us at the lab for a fantastic VR experience with the work of artist & animator Jason Zayas and check out the hypnotic digital art of Anatomecha!

WING DOME: 7818 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Woodland Park Presbyterian Church:  225 N 70th St
Art Up Site

Open Mic Night

Yu Tang Ceramics:  519 N 85th St — NEW VENUE
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Curtis Yu
Decorative and functional ceramic ware

Art Up PhinneyWood Art Walk March 10 from 6 – 9 pm

Participating venues:

Download a copy of this month’s map:  March-art-walk-map

Abram’s Chiropractic:  7815 Greenwood Ave N

Art Up Site

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Featured artist: Eric Green

From a young age motivation to travel with a skateboard took Eric from one town to the next, to big cities and eventually across the globe and back.  Picking up a camera to document the adventure was a natural progression.  Today Eric shoots travel photography, features in skateboard magazines, look books for clothing brands and product photography.

Pack your bags for a quick trip through the world.  Inspiration in travel. www.theroadislifetravel.com

Artist will be present.

Bluebird Microcreamery & Brewery:  7400 Greenwood Ave N

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Chaco Canyon Organic Café: 8404 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured artist: Anthony Garzzona

Character illustrations

Chocolati Café:  8319 Greenwood Ave N

Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured artist: Kyle Sturner

With music by: Parzival

Cornuto:  7404 Greenwood Ave N

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Couth Buzzard:  8310 Greenwood Ave N

Art Up and Chow Down Site

Cunning Crow: 9024 Greenwood Ave N

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Fabric of the Night Sky: Illustrations by Julia Y

Astrology is humanity’s search for our own reflections in the night sky. Each viewer projects an image of themselves on to the stars, and the stars reflect back powerful avatars.

The constellations and myths of the twelve zodiac signs have been observed for thousands of years across multiple continents. From classical mythology to Renaissance art to daily horoscopes, each era has its own way of keeping alive the stories that are woven into our collective consciousness.

This series is my visual retelling of the zodiac signs, based on my own interpretations of the myths and shapes of the constellations. I have combined my own sense of color, gesture, and unique mixed-media process to create a new incarnation of these ancient symbols. Each piece starts with a gestural drawing which is then printed on fabric, collaged to a background, painted and finally embroidered with an overlay of its constellation.

El Chupacabra: 6711 Greenwood Ave N

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Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery: 8570 Greenwood Ave N

Art Up and Chow Down Site

Gainsbourg:  8550 Greenwood Ave N

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Green Bean Coffeehouse:  8525 Greenwood Ave N

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Featured Artist: Jessica Ghyvoronsky

I believe the secret to living a meaningful life is to spend it finding
out what makes us the most happy, and then to serve that gift to the
world. I’ve learned firsthand that using my giftings and highest strengths
in the service of something larger than myself has brought a level of
satisfaction and impact that has revolutionized the intention behind my
pursuit of the arts. I have had the privilege of being involved with
numerous community related art ventures that have given me the opportunity
to experience the beauty of using art as a language and a tool to inspire
people and bring positive change.

My goal is the same as nearly every other serious artist: To create works
of art that carry such deep meaning that they move people into deeper
revelations of reality. I believe there is one constant truth that
everything and everyone in existence is searching for. My search for this
truth is the source of my inspiration and the purpose of my dedication.

Greenwood Collective: 8537 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

A group of galleries and studios under one roof

  • Kaleidoscope Gallery

Featured Artists: Laura Clorinda, Cloud Nectar & Kasia Rozanska
Collage, photography, oil & acrylic paintings

Artist will be present

Multi-media

Artists will be present

 

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Artists will be present

Featured Artists: Robert Bellm, Joshua Boulet, Mallory Milke, Melissa Crosetto, Megan Noel Smith

Street, mix media, acrylic, street art, graphic, illustration

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures. ~Henry Ward Beecher

Artists will be present

  • BLAM!

Featured Artists: Joseph Brooks, .NarbooStarheadboyAndrew Miller and Tinglr
Multi-media

Artists will be present

  • PRAXIS

Featured Artists: Mena Aklilu, Adam Frank and Mike Helmick

Artists will be present

Greenwood Space Travel: 8414 Greenwood Ave N
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Featured artist: Andrew Lamb Schultz

Andrew Lamb Schultz’s background in art for children is immediately apparent in their work’s bright colors and “simple” lines.  Through this gentle, rose-colored lens, their sophisticated subject matter is uniquely striking. Funny, dark, frequently political, your first Schultz experience is like a late night dive bar heart-to-heart with the Kool-Aid man. Schultz will create a limited-edition print available only at Greenwood Space Travel Supply. ART! WINE! SEATTLE’S ONLY FUNCTIONAL TELEPORTER! Come celebrate Andrew Lamb Schultz and GSTS’s first visual art show since the big gas explosion.

HomeStreet Bank: 7201 Greenwood Ave N

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Featured artist: Amy Liz and Steve Tennant

Little Amy Liz lived in Illinois for 28 years; from the not so bad parts of Chicago to the sprawling cornfields of Dekalb and everywhere in between. She has always had a problem with authority and tradition. In her freshmen year of high school she was kicked out of art class and not allowed to study art any further. She spent a decade dropping in out of various schools and changing majors half a dozen times. In 2013 she finally earned an associate’s degree in graphic design. She discovered she hates typography. Her entry level design job was outsourced to someone in China. She packed up her cats and moved to Seattle. After a year or so she decided to paint whatever she felt like painting.

The viewer will find flaws in her composition and they might be intentional. There is also symbolism in the colors and shapes, those might be accidental. She believes the narrative of the artwork is up to the viewer. It is not her job to tell you what to think. She offers secret messages in her painting and meaning where there really isn’t any to be found. The square and the circle could represent the inequality of genders or it could just be a square and a circle. It’s her secret and your story.

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Steve’s art is a combination or reclaimed recycled wood and windows with traditional wood burning and painting

Hounds Tooth Public House: 8551 Greenwood Ave N
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Munch Café:  8576 Greenwood Ave N

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Naked City:  8564 Greenwood Ave N

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Featured artist: Jerry Hosier

Lush oil paintings on canvas.

Nutty Squirrel: 7212 Greenwood Ave N

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Featured artist: Amina Samb

Olive and Grape: 8516 Greenwood Ave N
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Phinney Center Gallery:  6532 Phinney Ave N

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Featured artist: Chuck Johnson

Greenwood Rising – A show celebrating the art and community of Greenwood after the March 2016 explosion, presented by the PNA and Urban Hands. Days after a gas explosion damaged dozens of businesses in the heart of Greenwood, street artists organized by Greenwood nonprofit Urban Hands converged on the neighborhood to paint colorful plywood murals over blown-out windows and doors.

The murals slowly left the neighborhood as storefronts were repaired, but professional photographer Chuck Johnson has given the art new life by combining photos of the murals with mixed digital art to enhance, alter, and bring to life different components of the images. Greenwood Rising will showcase these uniquely community-based art pieces. The original pieces are not for sale but prints of most of the art pieces will be available for purchase.

Opening Reception: Friday, March 10, 7-9 pm.
Meet many of the artists and celebrate the community at the Opening Reception, which will take place one year after the Greenwood explosion.

Artist will be present.

Salon Mercury:  7513 Greenwood Ave N

Art Up Site

Featured artist: Artist J. Levey

With music by: Kim Virant, Andrea Peterman, and Sean P Bates

Seattle Artist League: 9039 Greenwood Ave N

Featured artists: League Artists Show

The Seattle Artist League was founded by a student and a teacher with the belief that art is a benefit to everyone. At the League we have facilitated a thriving community of artistically active people.

Some are professional artists, some have been making work for years but never showed, others are just getting started. We celebrate them all.

Last August the Seattle Artist League took residence in a big orange building on Greenwood Ave. Now it’s time for us to move on to our new location, but before we do, we want to celebrate with you. Join us for our first show of work by past and present students and teachers. We have art, and we have beer!

Seattle Recreative:  8408 Greenwood Ave N

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Featured artist: Katie Kurkjy

Katie creates her unique sculpture that both breathes new life into broken and discarded instruments and challenges the mind’s concept of reality. She acquires her material from local musicians, exhibits her work in galleries and music venues, and contributes to local charity auctions. She takes on public and private commissions and has created work live at music festivals.

Stretch & Staple:  8005 Greenwood Ave N

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Featured artists: Francisco Chacon and Forrest Ramsay

Forrest Ramsay will have photographs of his recent trip to The Enchantments, a highly sought after Pacific Northwest backpacking hike, along with other scenery and majestic landscapes from the Pacific Northwest and beyond. His work inspires us to get outside and explore.
“Not only is photography a passion of mine, but I also use it as a tool to inform and influence people on the beauty of nature.”

Francisco Chacon will also have work depicting scenes from the Pacific Northwest, namely our home, Seattle. He is presenting moody urbanscapes that portray our city in a slick, cinematic style.
He a Seattle born photographer inspired daily by the beauty of the Emerald City. With his camera in hand, his journey to capture the city from above and below will bring you captivating views of Seattle in all its allurement.

The Yard:  8313 Greenwood Ave N

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Teasome: 6412 Phinney Ave N
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Two Birds Tattoo:  7408 Greenwood Ave N

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Featured artist: Teresa Getty

Teresa Getty works in layers, creating an archeology of experience, weaving time and memory. Process informs content. Sanding, pulling things out of the work, or pouring over them acts on the idea of impermanence, allowing for unexpected evolution. Instances of significant imagery remain, acting as anchors for the viewer. Other personal references are almost entirely obscured, existing only as bits of information. Thus, the work becomes an opened visual diary expressed in the language of line and form with the dynamic of color as key.

Teresa Getty received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her work has been exhibited widely throughout the US.

Warlock Labs:  101 N 85th St #203

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Featured artist: Marty Gordon

Return engagement! Featured artist Marty Gordon has been drawing a monster-a-day and now you can see them up close and personal. Join us at Warlock Labs during the Phinney/Greenwood Art Walk for a monstrous yet sensitive show.

Woodland Park Presbyterian Church:  225 N 70th St

Art Up Site

Open Mic Night