June 3, 2014
Who says 13 is unlucky?
The Downtown Issaquah Association’s annual ArtWalk returns June 6 for its 13th season, after having successfully transformed the city’s main corridor into the Eastside’s premier arts destination.
Karen Donovan, Downtown Issaquah Association executive director, said ArtWalk remains as popular as ever after 13 years.
“It’s just a great place for families to come down to check out the art and the live music, and kids activities with painting,” she said.
May 20, 2014
Providence Marianwood has a new show hanging in its gallery. “Ageless” features five local artists ranging in age from 87 to 92. Between them, the artists have 445 years of creative living.
The artists are all women. Their media include collage and oils, and their subjects include animals, nature and whimsy.
The oldest is Mary Tanji, 92. She came to love art late in life and began painting only five years ago.
“I love the freedom of creating or representing an object,” she said.
March 4, 2014
ArtEAST has put out an open call for art in its new exhibit “Crow/Raven: Magic & Mystery.”
Wanted are 2-D and 3-D works pertaining to the theme, with crows and ravens being a source of artistic inspiration, scientific inquiry and fascination.
Accepted artwork is eligible for a $250 curator’s choice award. The show will be curated by Greg Bartol.
October 15, 2013
Wanda Hickman, of Providence Point, was accepted into the 22nd annual Waterworks 2013 Membership Exhibition for her painting, “Elements.”
Out of 181 entries, 55 paintings representing the best work of the Northwest Watercolor Society were selected by internationally renown painter Michael Reardon. The exhibition runs from Oct. 22 through Nov. 22 at Tsuga Fine Art and Framing, 10101 Main St., Bothell.
June 18, 2013
The Issaquah Festivals Office is accepting submissions of fine art, illustrations and/or graphic designs for potential “Salmon Days, salmon or Issaquah-oriented” print, promotions and/or festival gear consideration.
Submissions should be representative of Northwest salmon, Issaquah, local/regional scenery, Salmon Days and/or this year’s festival theme, “Streaming live.”