Dear friends: Like you, I watch in horror and disbelief as the unimaginable events continue to unfold in Japan. If you’ve been wondering what you can do to help... please let me direct you to Artists For Japan. This is a fundraising project headed up by five artists and art lovers on behalf of the many Seattle artists with connections to Japan. If you are an artist you can donate your work. If you are looking for a way to help you can purchase original works of art knowing that 100% of the proceeds will go to aid our friends in Japan. I have donated these two encaustic paintings along with a small gem painting. They will be available for purchase at Kobo at Higo in Seattle's International District. Please help if you are able. Thank you friends!
OK friends… the show at TASTE is officially installed… the opening reception is tomorrow night from 5 to 6… and there is a new drink concoction on the menu: The Tormey Weather! Come find out what’s in this creative cocktail and join me at the Seattle Art Museum for a very happy hour at TASTE.
|Elements - Installed!|
|Emerald Fascination - Hanging in my studio before delivery.|
|Emerald Fascination - installed on glass wall at TASTE.|
|Installation in progress!|
Ooh la la…The Seattle Art Museum is opening a new Nick Cave exhibition!
SAM presents: Nick Cave: Meet Me at the Center of the Earth. The show opens March 10th and promises to be quite fantastical! I have long enjoyed the playful inventive works of Nick Cave and you can read a little more about him from a Blog post I wrote in 2009. The show will be up from March 10 to June 5 - Check out the SAM for more details.
In the spirit of the Nick Cave show, the SAM Gallery is featuring an exhibition called Transformations also opening this Thursday, March 10th. Featuring several wonderful artists who recycle, re-purpose and reuse discarded materials to create their artwork.
While were on the subject of the SAM… a reminder that my show at Taste Restaurant opens next Wednesday, March 16th! For a fun art-filled evening pop in for a cocktail and then head up to the Nick Cave exhibition! Sounds like a perfect evening of art to me!
This announcement just popped up in my In-Box so I guess it’s officially time to spread the word. Hope you can join me at the TASTE restaurant for a brief opening reception on Wednesday, March 16th, from 5pm to 6pm.
Taste is located in the Seattle Art Museum and the interior space is beautifully designed making it a great showcase for artwork. Drop into the opening reception for a cocktail and the opportunity to talk with those who support the arts. RSVP: 206-903-5291.
|Taste Restaurant interior view.|
|This is one of several paintings that I will have featured in the Taste show. |
The top image is a detail from this piece.