Category Archives: Events

WEAVE FEST EVENT: Ego & Jenny Dayton at Bherd Studios Gallery

September 12 – October 31
Art Opening: September 12 @6pm
Bherd Studios Gallery: 312 N 85th St, Suite 101, Seattle (Greenwood)

Featuring two solo shows from Seattle artists Ego & Jenny Dayton.

Ego’s work has a flair for slightly dark, whimsical creepiness, influenced by the macabre sides of tattoo culture, street art, and underground fine art.

Dayton creates both paintings and 3-d miniature scenes for this exhibition. Her work is message intense, compassion and respect for animals is the gospel she preaches but she does it quietly. The message is always there, but you have to unfold the layers of the work to see it clearly.  Jenny uses images, Cyrillic text and other graphic elements to guide the invested viewer toward an important truth.

 

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WEAVE Fest Event: Twilight Gallery features Joseph Brooks

September 11 – October 2
Art Opening: September 11 @6pm

Joseph Brooks, Seattle based artist presents both his nonrepresentational work utilizing expressive line drawing as a basis. He uses watercolor, gouache and pen & ink as mediums.

Twilight Gallery & Boutique:
4306 SW Alaska St, Seattle (West Seattle)

WEAVE Fest Event: Fremont Abbey | The Round on Tues, Sept 9

9/9 – The Round (112) – Benjamin Verdoes (Iska Dhaaf, Mt St Helens Vietnam Band), Robin Bacior(Portland), Nate Quiroga (Mad Rad, Iska Dhaaf), slam poet Elaina Ellis, plus live painters from Bherd Studios GalleryJohn Osgood: http://johnosgood.com/   and Curtis Ashby (aka Cash):http://curtisashbyart.com/ $ 8 / $10

Collaborative evening of acoustic music & arts.

@ Fremont Abbey Arts Center, Seattle
4272 Fremont Ave N, Seattle

 

WEAVE RELEASE PARTY & ARTS FEST KICK-OFF at Vermillion

Thursday, September 4th, 7:00pm at 

Celebrate the release of the 2nd edition of WEAVE magazine and the kick-off to WEAVE Arts Fest. Mix and mingle with the featured artists and venues and pick up your copy of the publication fresh off the press. Articles written by Sarra Scherb and feature Electric Coffin Studio (Duffy, Justin Kane Elder & Stephan Hoffman), Wolfram Productions (Siolo Thompson) and Artist Residency interview with Chris Sheridan, Bombsheller (Pablos Holman) and art reviews of Eva Funderburgh & Ryan Molenkamp’s recent exhibits.

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FEW & FAR WOMEN celebrate 3rd Annual West Coast Tour

About HI-TECHNIQUE: beyond the glass wall + Few And Far Women
Bombsheller Art Labs‘ inaugural exhibition showcases Few and Far Women’s avant garde creativity, texture-rich typography, urban iconography, and explosive color stories. Dedicated contributors to the global project of women in art, Few and Far Women celebrate their individual expressions, and collaborate with other dedicated and talented women from around the world. The F&F team consists of artists elevating their craft, inspiring their communities, and challenging the world to go beyond the hurdles set before all of us…….
beyond the glass wall of the gallery “art world”…..
beyond the glass wall of a male dominated graffiti community……
and beyond the glass wall of the retail fashion industry between
artists who desire to create, define, and build their unique brands.
@ Bombsheller 424 Queen Anne Ave. N. Seattle, WA 98109
with double-your-trouble simultaneous free art events on Wednesday June 18, 2014!
Make the trek out to Lower Queen Anne during the new Uptown Artwalk for PIECE OF THE SKY Live Mural + Artwalk (5pm-7:30pm) with friends Jonathan Wakuda Fischer and John Osgood, and HI-TECHNIQUE: beyond the glass wall Art Show (5pm-7pm)
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About PIECE OF THE SKY live mural: Local graffiti artists fewandfarwomen.comwakudastudio.com, and johnosgood.com have teamed up to create a collaborative mural live at the new Mud Bay Uptown + youth/teen art activities by theveraproject.org + skateboard demo by skatelikeagirl.com + gallery show at bombshellerartlabs.com. Bring your skate deck 2 deck it out + your pet 2 check out the new Mud Bay! @ 522 Queen Anne Ave. N. Seattle, WA 98109
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About Bombsheller
Bombsheller is a new on-demand personalized fashion manufacturer right here in Seattle, empowering artists to transform their art into fashion while earning a royalty on garments sold, leggings to start.  We manufacture our shells (leggings) on-demand in-house, and encourage artists, fashion and graphic designers……and you…..to design your own garments!  Bombsheller Art Labs is a new kind of maker gallery……a “collaborative” gallery… where designer/artists and patrons are empowered to create, innovate, and exchange skills and ideas. Generating both art community and art commerce, Bombsheller Arts Labs exhibits an eclectic selection of works, installations and performances, with an emphasis on tech and fashion influenced works created primarily by local Northwest artists bent on furthering artistic expression and collaboration fueled by technological innovations re-imagining the fashion industry.

WEAVE Magazine Inaugural Edition

If you’ve been following this blog for any time at all, you will likely have already figured out that the mission of WEAVE is to promote and grow the vibrant Seattle urban and contemporary art scene. Through this blog and our Facebook page, we serve as a year-round resource for upcoming arts events and exhibits in neighborhoods all over Seattle. We are also the organizers of WEAVE Fest, an annual festival in Seattle that includes exhibitions, events, forums and temporary installations. And now, we are a twice-yearly publication!

WEAVE Magazine Issue 1, Front Cover Image: New Players, Old Stories #4 by Kate Protage
WEAVE Magazine Issue 1, Front Cover Image: New Players, Old Stories #4 by Kate Protage

Introducing WEAVE Magazine, an arts publication highlighting and supporting the best of the Seattle urban and contemporary arts community!

Official WEAVE Magazine release party. Photography by Kari Champoux
Official WEAVE Magazine release party. Photography by Kari Champoux

The inaugural Spring/Summer 2014 issue, which recently launched officially at a party in Seattle, features interviews by Sarra Scherb with Seattle artists Adream de Valdivia, Robert Hardgrave, Kate Protage, Miguel Edwards, and Daniel Voelker.

 

From left to right: Interference by Robert Hardgrave, Mariposa by Miguel Edwards, Convincing them you're a ghost by Daniel Voelker
From left to right: Interference by Robert Hardgrave, Mariposa by Miguel Edwards, Convincing them you’re a ghost by Daniel Voelker

The theme of this first issue, “Monochromes,” was inspired by the beauty that can be found all around us, even in the prevalent grays of Seattle winter. The works featured in this issue all reflect this theme and we are proud to spotlight Seattle artists whom we admire both professionally and personally. Our hope is that WEAVE Magazine will introduce you to new amazing artists and give you some deeper insight into artists you may already know.

Check out this fabulous issue right here on this site by clicking the “WEAVE Magazine” tab above and make sure to purchase a copy for yourself of the limited print edition while it is still available!