Art Up PhinneyWood Art Walk June 10 from 6-9 pm

Participating venues:

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

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

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Featured Artists: Paul Richards
Painting

Paul Richards, born in Seattle, lived on/in Phinney Ridge and Greenwood since 1968, that panoramic picture at the PNA of the school class of JB Allen 1976, I’m in it, second white blur left of the center door.   I was never the rich kid so I always had to figure out how to do something with what I had, which is reflected in the 99% recycled materials I use for my art projects.  I like to make people think with my art and add a level of difficulty so you can’t just glance at a painting, you have to move around it a bit.   I also build bicycles and rebuild furniture.

Graduated from the graphic arts class at the DOD Mapping School of Ft Belvoir Virginia.

Website: www.facebook.com/shniftyredo for art and furniture, and www.facebook.com/blackdeathbike for bikes.

Artist will be present

Bill’s on Greenwood:  8560 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist: Mike Larsen, Leave A Trail Photography

Nature photography

Ever wonder what it feels like to kiss a gray whale or stare deep into the eyes of a moose? Mike Larsen can describe that emotion.  Armed 24/7 with his Nikon D7100, nature and wildlife is his passion. He wakes with the sunrise, drives in the twilight, and patiently waits for the perfect shot. Every photo has a story describing his travels from Iceland, to Mexico, to National Parks around the world.  Each year his work evolves into greater masterpieces as his knowledge of photography advances. Please enjoy his work and find inspiration to make your own trails.

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

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

Featured Artist: Susan Gans

Susan is a Greenwood local, who’s medium is B&W film photography! Included in the showing is a lovely photograph of Neptune Coffee.

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

Cornuto:  7404 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

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

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

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Featured Artist: Elise Koncsek

Laser cut wood candle luminaries, panel wall art, and small framed photos

Frock Boutique: 6500 Phinney Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Emily McVicker

Emily has always loved drawing faces!  How is it that just a couple of lines can capture the essence of someone’s face?  You will see when you watch her draw!  Emily got started doing caricatures professionally after posting some of her work online (Facebook.com/FacesByMcVick) and friends and strangers alike began commissioning her to draw their family portraits.  Since then Emily has drawing business promos, wedding presents, and also has been caricaturing special events here in Seattle.  Follow her on Instagram @FacesByMcVick

Facesbymcvick.weebly.com
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Artist will be present.

Gainsbourg:  8550 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

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

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Featured Artist: Amber Leaders

I am a digital artist with 12 years experience in the animation industry. What I really enjoy the most is creating art that causes people to feel happy.

Artist will be present.

Greenwood Collective: 8537 Greenwood Ave N
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

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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

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‘URBAN ART-SQUATCH’

A group show featuring the visual artists from Sasquatch Festival 2016.  The event will be held at Urban Light Studio in Greenwood and will display the works of 40 artists who were invited to create works of art over the four days at the Gorge Amphitheater by Ryan Henry Ward.  Featuring work by Wakuda, Andrew Miller, Starheadboy, Joshua Boulet and many more.  Live music and DJ, featuring  the Spider Ferns, Wes Sp8 and Philip Kobernik of Hey Marseilles.  With a Sasquatch Festival documentary preview by Upcycle Media.  Friday, June 10thfrom 6-10pm.  Curated by Vera Pashkevich and Andrew Miller.  For more information and a full list of artists, visit www.urbanlightstudios.com or Facebook at Urban Art-Squatch.

Artist will be present

HomeStreet Bank: 7201 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist: Jessica Byrd

Jessica Byrd is an artist residing in Greenwood, Seattle. She is inspired by community-driven subjects in her artistic practice, which have ranged from painting live at homeless dinners to painting murals on the boarded up windows after the Greenwood explosion. Her latest series has included working with real people in the Seattle community who have willingly come forward to not only model for a portrait, but to answer deep personal questions that she uses to inform each piece. Looking beyond depicting a likeness of the individual, she looks to extract what she believes to be the most real part of them. This exploration of “what makes us human” has been a question that has inspired larger public works in the Seattle community.

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

Featured Artists: Eli Wolff and Rb Biren

Kouzina:  8403 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Lucky Dog Clothing: 8201 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Munch Café:  8576 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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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. Its meant to contain a sense of mystery as you try to decipher it’s meaning. Crazy, colorful.

Artist will be present

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

Featured Artists:  Craig and Casey Brookbush 

Oil paintings and other media featuring automobiles in honor of the Greenwood Car Show

Artists will be present.

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

Olive and Grape: 8516 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Music Performance: The Tarantellas music by Richard Sclafani
Melodies Italiano

Phinney Center Gallery:  6532 Phinney Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artists: Amy Ferron, Glenda Guinn-Gilles, Kirstin Kunhardt, Anna Macrae and Flora Ramirez Bustamante

Seattle Cookie Counter: 7415 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

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Featured Artist: Rich Hall

New York born and raised artist/promoter relocated to Seattle to shrug off the dregs of the music industry to regain his god given talent: art.

Seattle Recreative:  8408 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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Featured Artist:  Jennifer Kuhns

Kuhns works primarily in mosaic, collecting stained glass scrap, tile boards, and other materials to adhere to discarded cupboard doors and construction waste. The result appears very refined, as each piece is carefully cut and placed into a whole design, which ranges from abstract to folk art to realism.

Artist will be present.

Stretch & Staple:  8005 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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The University of Washington Certificate in Photography program and instructor David Julian proudly present the work of the 2016 graduates. 66 images will be exhibited at Stretch and Staple in Greenwood. Opening June 7, the exhibit will continue through July 6.

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: Brenna Gerlach

Brenna Gerlach is an illustrator and designer as well as sign painter.  She acquired her BFA from Cornish College of the Arts where she majored in drawing, painting and print-making.  A practitioner of all manner of creative pursuits; she has a particular affection for constructing visual narratives.  Her favorite subject matter is the natural world and her work often is comprised of flora and fauna.

Artist will be present.

Urban Hands: 8420 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Aleksey K. Aluf

Aleksey Aluf was born in Kharkov, Ukraine in 1981. At age 12 he moved to Edmonds, Washington. This challenging time of change, transition and travel has had a strong influence on the artist.   Aleksey attended Virginia Commonwealth U in Richmond and got his BFA in art education in 2004. Since then he has been working as an art teacher for Edmonds school district. He is passionate about introducing and teaching art to young people, and hopes to grow and mature in his teaching career.  Along with teaching Aleksey spent many hours working with acrylics and mixed media at Edmonds Community College.

Some of the concepts that influence my paintings are: nature and environment, man and destruction of the ecosystems, travel through space and time, butterfly effect and, everyday human desires. I paint things the way I feel them in the physical and metaphysical world. The painting process usually starts with an expressive mood. Large brushstrokes are applied and the work progresses rather quickly. These earlier stages of my paintings are most intuitive and subconscious, almost coming from a dream or a vision.  The painting then takes a more conceptual turn and eventually narrates multiple themes and ideas to the viewer. Being an artist means I am always changing, and although I find this very challenging and unpredictable, it is also most enjoyable.

Artist will be present

Featured Artist: Afro

Hello, my name is Afro. I am an artist from Washington D.C. i came to Washington state to study art, photography, and the culture. my goal with this selections of images is to help introduce the idea of urban art in public spaces. There is a call now more than ever for more public art spaces for both the community and artist to express themselves. This presentation of work will helps push the idea of seeing how graffiti can help and be the best representation of taking back our public spaces and being a voice for its community.

Artist will be present.

Featured Artist: Zak Rivera  

Hi my name is Zak Rivera. Throughout the years of my art education I have studied character animation as well as letter animation. I grew up in Tacoma, WA and have resided here for the last 22 years. I have met amazing Street artists and graffiti writers that I am lucky to have collaborated with, even befriend. My goal as a artist is to create more public spaces for all people in whatever their medium of art is to express themselves because everyone deserves at least that much.

Artist will be present.

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

Featured Artists: Sarah Romano-Diehl, Heidi Estey, Scott Faulkner, Rhodora Jacob, David Lasky, Dalton Webb, Jason Zayas, and more

In honor of our at friends G&O Family Cyclery, which has just reopened in a temporary location after the Greenwood explosion, we’re extending our show of wheeled art from some of Seattle’s finest.

A portion of some proceeds will be donated to G&O Family Cyclery (https://savegando.com/)

Artists will be present.

Windermere Greenwood:  311 N 85th St
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Sarfraz Ali
Photography

I see a photograph as a way to capture what inspires me wherever I go in this world.  Travel fuels my photography but Seattle, where I live, has had a lot to offer as well. In this collection I have a set of photographs that made me pause, provoked thought and got me to see the world differently.

Artist will be present

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

Open Mic Night

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