Visual Arts

October 7, 2013 10:54 PM
Portland photographer Holly Andres creates scenes that are eerily familiar yet just out of reach. With elaborate sets, vintage props,...
October 3, 2013 9:51 PM
“It’s a little rough and tumble,” says artist Gala Bent of the light-filled Ballard abode where she lives with husband and fellow artist...
Roger Shimomura at Greg Kucera Gallery Seattle magazine
August 28, 2013 5:47 PM
Born and raised in Seattle, Roger Shimomura has been living in the Midwest for the last 40 years, but says he is still regularly asked what...
August 20, 2013 6:25 PM
COFFEE DATE: Visual artist Diem Chau (diemchau.com), known for the tiny likenesses she carves into Crayola crayons, and whose show of new...
August 19, 2013 10:28 PM
Seattle’s own Gala Bent paints and draws tiny, otherworldly, watercolor scenes in The Ether and the Mantle, a show of intriguing new work....
Seattle magazine Fall arts preview
August 19, 2013 9:45 PM
The best part about art—be it a painting, dance, play, book, film or rock show—is that it has the power to change your perspective, maybe...
July 25, 2013 8:25 PM
We’re all obsessed with iPhone photography (Instagram, Hipstamatic, etc.) but how about rocking it old school and exploring the world of...
July 1, 2013 10:10 PM
Given her role as Seattle Art Museum’s Deputy Director for Art and curator of European painting and sculpture, Chiyo Ishikawa has trouble...
June 11, 2013 6:51 PM
Warren Dykeman Seattle artist Davidson Galleries opener
June 7, 2013 9:27 PM
Warren Dykeman is looking for “the right kind of wrong.” A graphic designer by day, the Tri-Cities native and Seattle artist prizes an...
May 28, 2013 10:40 PM
Nancy Guppy Jim Woodring Coffee with Guppy
May 17, 2013 9:20 PM
COFFEE DATE: Award winning cartoonist Jim Woodring, whose new graphic novel, Fran (a “bizarre romance”), comes out from Fantagraphics this...
SAM Japanese fashion
May 17, 2013 9:10 PM
When you think about it, Western fashion, with its focus on conforming to the predictable curves of the human body, designs itself into a...
houseboat Mohai exhibit
May 13, 2013 10:05 PM
A few must-sees pop up on every Seattle tourist’s list: the Space Needle, Pike Place Market and (thanks to Tom Hanks) the houseboats. But...
Doomsday map, Town Dowler
May 13, 2013 8:42 PM
According to the Seattle Doomsday Map, not even the apocalypse will change local priorities. But in this dystopian future, you have to...