Saturday, March 07, 2015

Amanda Paredes and Chris Sheridan at Axis Pioneer Square

Amanda Paredes is showing work in ‟The Fallen,” at Axis Pioneer Square through March 27, 2015. The exhibition opened on March 5, during the Pioneer Square’s First Thursday Art Walk. ‟The Fallen” is loosely inspired by Dante’s Inferno and the show is a collaboration with figurative oil painter Chris Sheridan, whose work is not shown in this post.

Amanda Paredes (left) & Dana Van Nest

Friday, March 06, 2015

Marita Dingus at Traver Gallery

On March 5, 2015, Traver Gallery, in Seattle, welcomed First Thursday Art Walk guests to ‟The Girls,” an exhibition of works by Marita Dingus. ‟The Girls” explores themes of race, identity and cultural dissonance, and the works are constructed almost entirely of found material. The show runs through May 3. 

Also on view at Traver, through May 3, is an exhibition by Mark Bennion.

Marita Dingus

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Black Weirdo Party at the Northwest African American Museum

The Northwest African American Museum hosted a Black Weirdo Party, on February 20, 2015.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at the Seattle Public Library

On February 19, basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar introduced his new young adult novel, Stealing The Game, and answered questions from a large audience, at the Seattle Central Library. Abdul-Jabbar co-authored the book with Raymond Obstfeld.

 Rick Simonson (Elliott Bay Book Co.) introduces Mr. Abdul-Jabbar