Visual Arts

June 26, 2012 7:43 PM
Seattle mag Spotlight Award winner Troy Gua continues to experiment with his most enticing muse: manufactured fame. Inspired by his...
May 21, 2012 4:35 PM
It is hard not to feel inspired after visiting the new Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit, opening to the public today (!) Monday, May 21....
April 21, 2012 5:46 PM
In 1961, while studying interior design at the University of Washington, an arty kid from Tacoma experimented with melting and fusing glass...
April 21, 2012 5:46 PM
The first thing most seattleites think about upon hearing the phrase “glass art” is Dale Chihuly. And with good reason; the history of...
April 21, 2012 1:27 AM
This weekend, kicking off as early as 7:30am for some (and 10am for the rest of us), Seattle Center shall spilleth over with installations...
April 20, 2012 12:36 AM
Before opening contemporary art space M.I.A Gallery in Seattle last January, Mariane Lenhardt was working with a much older group of...
April 18, 2012 11:20 PM
“The problem is, we don’t have enough walls.” It sounds ironic, coming from Joe McKinstry, owner of prominent Seattle homebuilding and...
April 10, 2012 10:57 PM
^ “Glass is one of those materials that have been incorporated into so many of the banal parts of our landscape; commercially, domestically...
April 4, 2012 12:09 AM
What image does the phrase “forces of nature” bring to mind? A tornado? Crashing waves? An apple falling on Isaac Newton’s head? Last...
February 17, 2012 7:30 PM
If you spent any time in Pioneer Square’s Occidental Park last summer, you noticed the trees were a bit warmer and cozier than usual, their...
February 17, 2012 1:33 AM
Gary HillThis Seattle-based video, sound and installation artist has been blowing people’s minds for decades, as evidenced by Glossodelic...
February 17, 2012 12:55 AM
For the first time, the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) is convening in Seattle (3/28–3/31), which means...
January 13, 2012 11:49 PM
“The choreography is tricky,” says Michael McCafferty, and his position at Seattle Art Museum is indeed a dance of sorts. As director of...
January 13, 2012 10:55 PM
Christopher Boffoli won’t stop playing with his food, and we couldn’t be happier about it. The West Seattle-based photographer and writer...
January 12, 2012 7:29 PM
“I don’t dream big.” Having grown up with art-loving parents on teachers’ budgets, Davis takes a practical approach to buying art, seeking...