The BIG One – May 11 from 6 – 9 pm and May 12 from 12 – 5 pm

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This year’s BIG PhinneyWood Art Walk will be May 11 from 6 – 9 pm and May 12 from 12 -5 pm.

One of the highlights this year will be the second annual Seattle Recycled Arts Festival at the Phinney Center and several other locations.

Participating venues:

Download a map here: The BIG Art Walk Map

3 Wishes Seattle: 7413 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Jeannie Smitherman
Mixed media

Shoe art with a sense of humor – Look closely for surprising details!

Featured Artist: Tina Meurer
A Rock Artist well known in the “Tacoma Rocks” scene. She will display her hand painted, highly detailed painted rocks.  We will be raffling off some of the smaller rocks, so stop by and sign up to win one

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

Adorn: 7000 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Shannon Mayo McBride

The work is a mix of work done during the eclipse last summer, and also work done in response to her husband’s lung cancer diagnosis last fall. She works in acrylic – some on paper, some on canvas. Shannon is an Art Educator from Lake Oswego, Oregon.

Alterations Fit 4 You: 7411 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Beata McCammon, Beata Design Studio
Fashion Design

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

Beats and Bohos: 7200 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Jesse Paul Miller 

Mixed media paintings, drawings and sculptural resin castings using found vinyl records which he calls “Secret Records”

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

Bohemian Studios: 7601 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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

Featured Artist: Beth Goodman

Beth Goodman is a Seattle artist who loves the outdoors as much as she enjoys painting. Her current series of paintings are based on the landscape of Discovery Park, one of her favorite places to depart from the urban grid of the city. She simplifies the landscape through a modernist eye. Hillsides and distant mountains become an arrangement of color and physical marks on canvas or paper.

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

Featured Artist: Linda Brooks

Linda Brooks is a portrait photographer and educator based in Seattle. In her years as a professional portrait photographer, she has witnessed that families often have professional portraiture done of their children when they are babies and toddlers and then not again until they are graduating from high school or getting married!  And, in her decades working as an educator, she has recognized that the tween years are a time of big transitions and a time when self-esteem can be vulnerable.  What if we put more emphasis on celebrating this time?  What if we took an opportunity to reflect back to girls how strong, talented, and courageous they are! Imagine how this could positively impact girls as they head into their adolescent years.  This is how The Empower Project was born!

The goal of The Empower Project is to capture the personality and strength of tweens and reflect back to them how talented, smart, gifted, and loved they are simply for being themselves!  Linda wants to help tweens solidify their self-confidence, realize their true beauty and value, and to encourage them to lead empowered lives!

Champion Wine Cellars: 8503 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

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

Cunning Crow Apothecary: 9024 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Kook Teflon

Kook Teflon will be displaying a collection of plant spirit paintings and a few of original haunted photographs of local practitioners in the PNW.  Since 1994 Kook has been documenting the outcasts, queer underbelly jewels and spirits beyond the veil in photography, film, acrylic and doll form.

El Chupacabra:  6711 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Featured Artist: Rick Klu

Emerald City Karate:  8314 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artists: Dojo students (Ages 4 & Above)

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

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

Featured Artist: Kyle Krauskopf

Prolific, mixed media, lightning wielding artist Kyle Krauskopf hails from Indiana and currently resides in Ballard. His work is highly motivated by personal experiences and the pursuit of capturing moments or feelings pictorially.  “An over-share hidden in a menagerie of colors, shapes, intricacy, size, and balance.”  A dozen or more pieces will be on display to draw the viewer in and question the relevance of any given piece and the objects that lie within.

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

Featured Artist: Anthony Zawitkowski

A visual artist and photographer born and raised in Seattle. Creativity is
his greatest natural expression, made obvious by his organic approach. His
work reveals personality, openness and introspection. He strives to
channel expansive, free energy from within, spreading love, inspiration
and happiness to others.

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

Greenwood Library: 8016 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Steven Garmanian
Totem paintings

Featured Artist:  Bridget Sexauer
“Pareidolia” – acrylic on wood panels

Greenwood Space  Travel – Bureau of Fearless Ideas: 8414 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Camden Bailey

Camden Bailey is an award winning painter, illustrator, and curator based out of Seattle. His work has been shown at Gage Academy of Art (2017), the Cornish Closet Gallery (2017,2016), and at Studio M10 in Brooklyn, NY  and with BADDAD Artist Collective. Camden’s practice focuses on painting and collage of archived material. Often experimenting with absurdist humor and the surreal, he constructs introspective narratives of commodity culture in drawings of domestic architecture and furniture. Beyond the studio work his practice blends art and life. He lives and works communally in a house of other artists and creatives. His belief in anarchist politics and artistic community building is an integral part of his curation and organizing.

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

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

Featured Artist: Steven Reddy

Steven Reddy is a Seattle artist who creates detailed drawings of clutter and urban scenes on location in pen, ink and watercolor. He is the author of four large-format illustrated memoirs and is an instructor at Gage Academy, on-line at Craftsy.com and Seattle Public Schools. His latest book is Everyday Sketching and Drawing: Five Steps to a Unique and Personal Sketchbook Habit, from Monacelli Studio.

Home Espresso Repair: 6501 Phinney Ave N
Art Up Site

Group Show

We are a group of painters who started together at Pratt Fine Arts Seattle.
Sandra Patterson, Liz Tatchell, Teri Hammeran, Mopsy Epstein and others
have been meeting weekly for 7 years at the studio of AJ Power in Ballard .
All of the above mentioned will show work in oil, water color, acrylic and mixed media.
This our first show together.

HomeStreet Bank: 7201 Greenwood Ave N – FRIDAY ONLY
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Jiamin Zhu
Photography

Theme: Secret Kingdom

Jiamin Zhu is a Seattle based photographer capturing portraiture, fine art, and everything naturally beautiful in the Northwest.

She is currently working on a series called the “Secret Kingdom” – a collection of characters from her fairytale realm.

Artist will be present.

Music courtesy of KBFG-FM

KBFG volunteers will be spinning music Friday Night between 6 to 9 PM from inside HomeStreet Bank. Come by, say hi, and groove with your local PhinneyWood community radio station.

 KBFG is a low power, community radio station providing commercial-free radio to North Seattle from atop the Norse Home on Phinney Ridge.  We are a volunteer group of radio enthusiasts dedicated to bringing quality programming.  We can be found broadcasting at 107.3 FM in the Ballard, Fremont, Greenwood, and surrounding areas of North Seattle, streaming online at www.kbfgseattle.org, TuneIn mobile app, and on your favorite smart speaker.

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

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

Featured Artists: Students and Teachers of Illumination Learning Studio

Students of Illumination Learning Studio are proud to showcase the culmination of their artwork from the last eight months. Students explored creative self-expression through abstract art, zines, and comic creations. A variety of our teachers’ artwork, including paper quilling and watercolor, also on display.

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

Featured Artist: Stacy Murphy
Pottery

Live music by String Trio with Joe Bichsel

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

Featured Artist:  Kevin Hense

Kevin Hense is a landscape and lifestyle photographer based out of the Pacific Northwest. Influenced by nature, his work is a reflection upon the adventurous lifestyle that PNW has to offer. Capturing scenes with both his camera as well as his drone, he hopes to inspire others to get outside.

Friday night, Ken’s will be offering samples of local coffee and a variety of hors d’oeuvres.

Luso Seattle: 8218 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Luxe Lighting: 8214 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Alana Crawley
Mixed media

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

Metropolis: 7319 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Moonphoto: 7704 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artists: Various

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

Featured Artists: Robert Bellm and Mallory Milne

Not Without Salt: 6526 3rd Ave NW
Art Up Site

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

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

Pema Kharpo: 8554 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Phinney Books:  7405 Greenwood Ave. N
Art Up Site

Phinney Center Gallery:  6532 Phinney Ave N
Art Up

Second Annual Recycled Arts Festival

Celebrate the philosophy of “reduce, reuse, recycle” with art! Bring the whole family–there will be something for everyone! It’s a great way to encourage environmental consciousness.

Fun stuff includes:  

  • Juried Art Exhibit
  • Eco-Fashion Show (Friday night only)
  • Fix-It Clinic
  • Outdoor Sculpture Garden
  • Art Cars
  • Art+Tech+Trash Interactive Game
  • Seattle ReCreative Children’s Area
  • Food Trucks
  • Information booths

Phinney Ridge Cabinets: 8003 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

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

Featured Artist: Leigh Gardner

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

PNA Village/GSC: 525 N 85th St – FRIDAY ONLY
Art Up Site

Featured Artists: Various artists from the Village Program

Prost! Tavern: 7311 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Allie Paul
Photography

Ridge Pizza: 7217 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Salon Mercury: 7513 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Mackenzie M
Photography

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

Seatown Vet Care: 8542 1st Ave NW
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Angela Fleet

Angela is a graphic designer and artist living and working in Phinney. She has been painting dogs for friends and family for awhile and is excited to be doing even more of it. Her style captures the playful spirit of our furry family members in a bold, fun and illustrative style. The Big Artwalk is one of her favorite Phinney annual events and she is thrilled to be showing for the first time at Seatown Veterinary Clinic.

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

Featured Artist: Toni Elaine Bigbee
Embroidery

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

Featured Artist: Hazel Margaretes

Hazel works in all things metal. Beginning in 1999, after learning some basics from a friend then working for others in the metalworking field, she eventually opened her own shop producing decorative railings and home furnishings as well as jewelry and art.
After discovering a bladesmithing school next door to her shop, she has completely fallen in love with the making of knives and now centers her work around furthering these skills and developing this passion into a full-time custom blade studio at Equinox Studios in Georgetown.

Seattle Recreative:  8408 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Sip and Ship: 7511 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Stage Door: A One Cup Project: 206 N 85th St
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Stretch and Staple/Snapshot Brewing: 8005 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artists: Street Meet WA artists

We will be showing work from multiple artists with a focus in street and urban photography.

Street Meet WA is an open group that meets in Seattle once a month to explore creative endeavors and build a community of friends and collaborators. Come check out what they’ve been up to.

Sushi Naomi: 8576 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Terra Bella Flowers: 7321 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Margaret Page
Watercolor

Thaiku:  6705 Phinney Ave N
Chow Down Site

The Fiber Gallery: 8212 Greenwood Ave N – FRIDAY ONLY
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Jenna Isbell

Jenna Isbell was born in southern California and studied ceramics at Augustana College, Illinois.  In 2015, Jenna moved to Seattle in pursuit of better weather. She’s been working and honing her craft at Pottery Northwest for the last two years.

Jenna makes utilitarian pottery with much of her focus on surfaces inspired from childhood and the constant stream of blooms found throughout the Pacific Northwest. Covering the vessel with a bright cheerful color, she then carves gently through that layer revealing the white clay beneath in a technique called sgraffito. These are everyday pots with some extra care and Jenna hopes they’ll be integrated into daily rituals.

The Fixture Gallery: 8221 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Mike Biskup

Born in 1970 in Los Angeles CA and living now in the Pacific Northwest, Mike comes from a family historically rich in artists, poets, and dreamers. In his paintings, everything flows together. Colors, lines and shapes – people, places, and things are woven into one harmonious, functional system. He wants to subtly remind viewers that we humans, in all our diversity, are essentially interconnected, and with thoughtfulness, can function together harmoniously as well. 

His work can be found in the collection of Oscar winning actress Patricia Arquette and many others, galleries in Port Townsend and Bainbridge Island, WA and exhibitions around the U.S. Mike currently lives and works in Port Townsend, WA with his lovely wife Laura.

The Grinning Yogi: 8554 ½ Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Brigida Swanson

Artist and Seattle native Brigida Swanson’s watercolor paintings draw from the quiet beauty of the Pacific Northwest to inspire and emotionally connect with viewers.

Her creative mission is to help nature-lovers express sentiments that can be hard to say out loud, through heartfelt illustrations that speak with empathy and a little bit of magic. In an unpredictable, fast-paced national climate that can sometimes feel isolating, Brigida’s artworks provide a sense of breathing room by giving voice to what remains constant and true: that there’s magic in nature, there’s empathy to be found in connection, and there’s harmony in the community people build together.

Artist will be present.

The Phinery: 6500 Phinney Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Ericka Wolfe

Top Ten Toys: 120 N 85th St
Art Up Site

Two Birds Tattoo:  7408 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Puppy Partner Party! 
During the BIG Greenwood Art Walk
Puppy Art Show!
Live Music!
Free Food & Drinks!
Fundraiser Party!
All proceeds will be donated to Prison Pet Partnership operates fron the women’s correction center in Gig Harbor and rescues homeless animals then women inmates train them as service dogs for a persons with disabilities.

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

Featured Artists:

Karen Seymour: Seymour Stained Glass

Karen and her partner Dick have been creating stained glass art since 1998 when Karen went looking for a table and felt she could make something better. Karen and Dick’s pieces are inspired by their love of nature, astronomy and travel and range from tables and lights to vessels. Karen and Dick also, offer classes and instructional books.

Curtis Yu: Yu Tang Ceramics

Curtis is the owner of Yu Tang Ceramics located at 519 North 85th St.  Curtis focuses on functional and non-functional pieces inspired by the Chinese culture. His studio offers calls as well and pieces ready to sell.

Amy Stone

A New Yorker who moved to Seattle with her family, Amy says she has always felt connected to the West.  Amy has a Maters in art from Hofstra University and works on her art daily while balancing being a busy wife and mother. She says her art has been described as, “imperfect, impermeant and incomplete”.

Sean Barag

Sean is a Seattle-area hobbyist photographer of still-life and the abstract. He’s inspired by simple shapes, subtle texture, and pretty lights – both in isolation and in combination.

Live music by:

Jonathan Olson

Jonathan Olson is the founder of The Guitar Circle and a local of Everett, Washington where he lives with his wife, Kristin, and son, Gunther. Catch him playing Finger-style guitar around the Puget Sound.

Fortress of the Bear

Fortress Of The Bear is a rock n’ roll band from Seattle. (FOTB) is driven by dueling guitar riffs, catchy vocals, and a pounding rhythm section. Heavily influenced by the founding father’s of classic rock, (FOTB) takes great pride in being a band that plays REAL instruments. Fortress Of The Bear is your new favorite band!

ALSO – Rooftop Brew Co. beers on tap

Urban Light Studios: 8537 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Brenna Patchen

“Vivid Expressions”

Vivid Expressions is a culmination of works exploring visually striking and emotionally stirring aspects found in diverse inspirations from life: abandoned places, places travelled, glorious sunrises and glowing night skies, favorite songs, life experiences that have shaped our inner being. How do experiences like these make one feel when contemplating their reverence? What stirs within us? Can some form of beauty be unveiled within if we look hard enough? How does this help shape us?

Valentine’s Men’s Hair Tailor: 7912 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Verity Credit Union: 8533 Greenwood Ave N – FRIDAY ONLY
Art Up Site

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

We’ll have our usual great bunch of art & prints to admire and take home, as well as a big selection of used books for sale. Art books, comic books, children’s books, and novels! Come on down this Friday the 11th from 6-9 pm, or come in on Saturday the 12th from 12-5 pm and enjoy some quality browsing time.

Windermere Greenwood:  311 N 85th St
Art Up Site

Featured Artists:  multiple artists from ART FOR ALL & VIBRANT PALETTE ARTS CENTER

Art For All is a grass roots organization that connects and promotes the arts and opportunities for artists with special needs.

Vibrant Palette Arts Center serves adult artists with developmental, mental, and physical disabilities by providing a professional studio environment for artistic growth in a social atmosphere among peers.

Woodland Park United Church: 302 N 78th St
Art Up Site

Featured Artists:
Randy Partina professional photographer in Seattle for over 50 years who worked as a television news, sports and documentary photographer, producer, and editor at King TV and KCPQ TV. Now retired, Randy has time to devote to his favorite hobby—Photography.

Noah Wesley–Mixed Media artist using mostly pencil and gel pens, gravitation towards realistic style for portraits and more surreal pictures for other subjects.  Noah will be present.

Sig “Vick” Wesley– a painter and sculptor raised in Seattle, Washington, exploring  painting through the acrylic medium and using the muses Sig finds in the media and own life.  Sig is unable to be present for the Art Walk.

Liam Sullivan–Photographer and a senior from Seattle Preparatory High School and part of the Seattle Prep Yearbook team, this year leading the photographers as Photo Editor.

Linda Falconer– Photographer, who believes her love of birds started with birds of prey, due to her last name.  After retiring, she kept seeing all of these other birds and had to know what they were.  Her sister gave her a camera and the pictures started.

We will have continuous music both Friday evening and Saturday afternoon:

Friday evening

6-9 PM Linda Lee and Friends:  Join in our song circle. Bring your instruments and/ or sing along. Take turns choosing songs to have folks play and sing along. Some time may be  spent showcasing acts in an open mic format. Some may want to have the whole group participate. We’ll do what feels good! Will have keyboard, drum, bass, and amps to use if needed, though sound levels will be kept where folks can talk about the art too. Linda Lee, will host.

Saturday

Noon to 2 PM –Keith Bergman, solo piano playing  jazz, ballad and pop improvisations

2-4 PM–Tom Hecker, solo piano playing light classical and pop

4-5 PM--Tarisai Bvumbi, solo piano playing pop and jazz.

Works Progress: 115 N 85th St
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Laura Van Horne
Laura Van Horne is a mixed-media artist who works in encaustic, acrylic, watercolor, ink, resin, paper and textiles.  She is driven by curiosity and gathers inspiration from a variety of places:  nature, photography, humor, and everyday objects.  She enjoys many styles of painting and uses a variety of mediums and materials.
Featured Artist: Julia Tatiyatrairong

Julia Tatiyatrairong is best known for her textural knitted works made of electrical cabling.  As a Pacific Northwest artist based in Seattle, WA, she is strongly influenced by the evolution of technology in society and repurposes used/obsolete cables for abstract textile-like contemporary works.
 
Featured Artist: Amanda Rinaldi
 
Amanda calls her artwork Urban Surrealism. Her art depicts her personal experiences and is inspired by the world around her. She uses painting as a tool to bring her dreams to life. Most themes are suspended in the skies, weightless and distant.
 
Featured Artist: Mike Gamble
 
What started as an interest (borrowing his dad’s Argus C3 on family vacations), and led to a passion (high school sweetheart showing him the darkroom), that become a failed business (product and architectural photography) has finally become a serious hobbyMike loves black and white landscape photography, and, more recently, bird photography. 

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

Featured Artist: Curtis Yu

Yu Tang Ceramics sells fully functional and decorative ceramic ware handmade by Curtis Yu. 

Group and private classes are available at Yu Tang Ceramics Studio & Gallery. Visit yutangceramics.com for more informaiton.

Artist will be present

Food and drinks and live music by Adrian Xavier and company.

 

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