Art Up PhinneyWood July 13 from 6 – 9 pm

Participating venues:

Download a map here: July Art Walk Map

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

Featured Artists: Richard Fought and Stasia Burrington

Photography and mixed media paintings

Artists will be present

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

Champion Wine Cellars: 8503 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Wine Tasting

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

Coindexters: 8556 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up and Chow Down Site

Featured Artist: Jason Pitman

Geeky layered cutouts representing the 8 worlds of Super Mario Brothers 3

Artist will be present

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

Featured Artist: Amber Leaders

My love of imagining, drawing, and creating inspired me to begin developing my own designs and illustrations. I focus on Mid-century modern inspired design and am passionate about color, shapes and creating a joyful feeling of nostalgia with a modern twist.

My work is inspired by Scandinavian art and simple shapes and my designs reflect elements of my life experiences. Through my art I share a life that can be messy, beautiful and colorful – all at once.

I am passionate about color, shapes and creating a joyful feeling of nostalgia with a modern twist. My work can be found on my Esty store and is currently featured in a handful of local Seattle coffee shops and home stores.

Thank you for sharing in my ever-evolving artistic journey.

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

Featured Artist: Elizabeth Brindo-Vas

Elizabeth Brindo-Vas is a Seattle Based artist. Shown here is her first painting- “A very large goldfish”.

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

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

Featured Artist:  Arthur Alvis 

Arthur Alvis, also known as Ray, is an avid photographer and has lived in Seattle since 1964, currently in the Phinney/Greenwood neighborhood.  He can find an abundance of subject matter within walking distance, such as Green Lake, Woodland Park, blooming trees and flowers up and down local streets.  There are also events like the car show.  Currently he is working on projects from the Fisherman’s terminal, Discovery Park, Mt Rainer, Mount Vernon and the Japanese gardens.  The latest project is a panorama taken from west Seattle looking at the Seattle skyline with Queen Ann on the left and Mt Rainer on the right.

Artist will be present.

Luso Seattle: 8218 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Art Walk Special: Live Music and $20 dinner buffet

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

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

Featured Artist: Derek Ross

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
Chow Down Site

Phinney Center Gallery:  6532 Phinney Ave N
Art Up Site

PNA Member & Volunteer Show featuring works from 28 community artists

A cornucopia of styles and medium

Artists will be present

Ridge Pizza: 7235 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Seattle Cookie Counter: 7415 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down 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 Artist: Ryan Wathne

Also partnering to donate money to Mary’s Place North

Sushi Naomi: 8576 Greenwood Ave N
Chow Down Site

Thaiku:  6705 Phinney Ave N
Chow Down Site

Two Birds Tattoo:  7408 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Tarah Pennington

Tattooing for 8+ years, I am so grateful to call Two Birds Tattoo my home. While I will always have love for watercolor and watercolor tattoos, I am ready for change. I would love to work on more graphic and line-heavy tattoo projects. I love abstract, organic, textural, illustrative, and conceptual arts.

While I will still take on some watercolor tattoo work, I would like to incorporate it into more black line-heavy pieces. My love for color still abounds! I would love to do more saturated color work with either stand alone boldness or beautiful color blends. Bring me your pen-and-ink inspired ideas! Bring me some funky psychedelic imagery!

Verity: 8355 Greenwood Ave N
Art Up Site

Windermere Greenwood:  311 N 85th St
Art Up Site

Have you ever wanted to travel the world in a single day? Come visit Windermere Greenwood as we host The Art of Saving Humanity Project, featuring an amazing group of refugee artists, artisans from around the globe. Incredible jewelry, fine art paintings, basketry and knitted crafts will be on display and available for purchase. Musicians and dancers from Bhutan’s senior refugee group will be performing live in traditional costume and sharing their crafts. If you missed them at the Seattle Center exhibition last month, this is your second chance!

The Art of Saving Humanity is a local grassroots organization that works to provide new and used art supplies from community donations to King County’s resettled refugee populations. Donated supplies are used in art workshops for refugee youth and seniors’ groups to promote emotional healing, and are distributed to refugee artists and artisans to promote future works. Artists are encouraged to share their cultural art skills in an effort to preserve and protect these vanishing art forms during our ongoing global refugee crisis.

WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Round up your used art supplies (or pick up something new!) and bring it along to the art walk! Supply donations will be accepted at our office at the event and throughout the weekend.

Featured Artists: 

Abraham Awalom | Abraham was a professional figurative and semi-abstract painter in his home country of Eritrea. Many of his paintings were displayed abroad including in Sudan, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait and the U.S.  Abraham left Eritrea in 2014 and came to the U.S. as a refugee. In 2016 he was reunited with his wife and two young children and the family settled in Seattle. He enjoys teaching his art skills to children.

Igor Kashinskiy | Igor graduated from the Russian Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Russia and held numerous exhibitions in Russia, Germany, and the U.S. He left Russia as a refugee and, in 2009, obtained his BFA at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle. He currently resides in Bellevue, Washington where he works as a graphic artist.

Olha Moisiuk | A painter, illustrator, author and scholar of art history, Olha earned her PhD from M.T. Rylsky Institute of Art, Folklore and Ethnology of the National Academy of Science in Ukraine in 2015. She came to the U.S. as a refugee in 2016, making her new home in Auburn, Washington with her husband, daughter, and mother-in-law. Olha has exhibited extensively and currently teaches children’s painting classes in her community.

M. Akbar Sabori | “Sabori,” as he is known locally, is a third generation Afghani jeweler. He owned his own jewelry store on the U.S. military base in Kabul for over a decade. Sabori came to Seattle in 2016 as an asylee and immediately set about helping others in his new community, teaching his jewelry making skills to women from his community who need a way to become self-sufficient. A resourceful entrepreneur, Sabori has already obtained his Washington State business license and is on his way to being a successful local business owner.

Hai Tran | Hai escaped Saigon by boat to Indonesia in 1979 where he spent 9 months in a refugee camp before immigrating to the U.S. Hai has lived most of his adult life in Seattle and Bellevue, earning his engineering degree from the UW and worked at the Boeing Company before recently retiring. Hai’s oeuvre includes paintings, sculptures, drawings, and wooden boat models. Active in his Vietnamese community, Hai’s work has been used to decorate community floats for Seafair parades and as auction items benefiting local nonprofits. A teacher at heart, Hai loves working with children and encouraging their creativity.

Works Progress: 115 N 85th St
Art Up Site

Featured Artist: Arturo Torres

Arturo Torres, originally from San Luis Potosi in Central Mexico, has been living in Seattle since 1988. Arturo’s increasing interest in photography and his fascination with architecture inspired him to travel more extensively in his own country, Europe, and Latin America. In an effort to reflect his multi-cultural background, the colors Arturo seeks in his photos are vibrant and full of contrast. His artistic focus is mainly doorways and windows, which speak to him of the lives beyond them

Featured Artist: Deborah Rolfsness

Deborah Rolfsness lives in Lake Stevens, Washington with her husband, 2 dogs, and 3 cats. In 2010 after working in the recreational vehicle industry for 20 years, she decided to see if she could make a living doing something she was passionate about, her art work. And thus “Deborah s Trailer Trash” was born.

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 became a failed business (product and architectural photography) has finally become a serious hobby. Mike loves black and white landscape photography, and, more recently, bird photography.

Artists will be present.

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.

Artist will be present

Live music