Friday, April 4th, 2008 - Event Program

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1. ARTFX GALLERY - 420 N. 35TH ST. - www.artfx.net

2. CAFÉ BABEL - 126 N.W. CANAL ST., SUITE 100 - www.cafebabelseattle.com

3. EARTHLY RITUALS - 600 N. 36TH ST., SUITE 321 - www.earthlyrituals.com
Featured Artist: Donace L. Childs and Ben Nechanicky - a delight for the senses, two artists featuring beautiful gemstone art and haunting photography.

4. EDGE OF GLASS - 513 N. 36TH ST., SUITE H. - www.EdgeofGlass.com
Featured Artist: James Curtis does glass sculpting demonstrations of flowers and stars. Guests may sign up to receive a free flower or star, all we ask is they stay and watch the creation.

5. EVO TIMESINFINITY GALLERY - 122 N.W 36TH ST. - www.evoseattle.com/gallery.htm

6. FLORENTIA CLAYWORKS - 218 FLORENTIA
Featured Artist: Eva Funderburgh, John Ellefson and Randolph Sill. - www.Evafunderburgh.com, www.Johnellefson.com , www.madpotter.com

7. FLYING APRON BAKERY - 3510 FREMONT AVE. N. - www.flyingapron.net
Featured Artist: Photography by Malcolm Edwards - “Spring Flowers.”
Featured Musician: Live music by pianist Kathleen Morris.

8. FRAME UP STUDIOS - 3515 FREMONT AVE. N. - www.frameupstudios.com
Featured Artist: Elizabeth Smith and her newest series of dry point engravings; a form of intaglio print making. During the printing process, the residue of surface ink is retained, producing an antiquarian bookplate impression. This, together with the use of classic European inks, lends both density and hue to the artist’s delineation of trees and the natural world.

9. FRANK AND DUNYA - 3418 FREMONT AVE. N.
Featured Artist: The work of George Kurzman, a local artist who has been creating art out of old wood, worn out boat parts and various other recycled materials for over twenty years. Kurzman masterfully utilizes acrylic, oil, resin and various other mediums to enhance these found objects, inviting the viewer into his world of intoxicating color and texture. The show presents all one of a kind pieces which, through these intriguing blends of numerous and incredibly diverse elements, portray seascapes, the silhouettes of women and other enchanting abstract images.

10. FREMONT ABBEY ARTS CENTER - 4272 FREMONT AVE. N. - www.fremontabbey.org

11. FREMONT COFFEE CO. - 459 N. 36TH ST. - www.fremontcoffee.net
Featured Artist: 3rd Customer Art Show featuring paintings, sculpture and photography from 15 FCC customers.

12. FREMONT JEWELRY DESIGN - 3510 FREMONT PL. N. - www.fremontjewelrydesign.com
Featured Artist: Diana Comstock - Lavish, vibrantly colored acrylic paintings take you into a mystical world inspired by Eastern spirituality, fairy tales, magic and dreams. – www.dianacomstock.com

13. GASWORKS GALLERY - 3815 4TH AVE. N.E. - www.gasworksgallery.com
Featured Artist: “Passion for Mashin” after hours party www.MashedPotatoes.org

14. I.O. - 408 N. 35TH ST. (ALLEY)

15. LIFEWORK IMAGES - 600 N 36TH ST., SUITE 329 - www.lifeworkimages.com
Featured Artist: The re-opening of “Mexico” featuring custom hand finished digital images in restored antiqued frames by artists LaRae & Cory Lobdell.

16. NORTHWEST HEALING STUDIO - 600 N. 36TH ST., SUITE 320 - www.northwesthealingstudio.com

17. OASIS ART GALLERY - 3644 WALLINGFORD AVE. N. - www.oasisinseattle.com
Featured Artist: "Essential Origins" exhibit featuring a rare collection of international photographs from Uzbekistan by Bob Ness, serene landscape and harmonic floral watercolors by Julie Moss Scandora, Northwest seascapes and elegantly timeless florals by Colleen Lambert and tranquil yet ethereal depictions of nature and Grand Canyon moments by muralist Patty Makatura. New glass work by Collupy Glass also on display.

18. ORANGE SPLOT GALLERY - 3519 FREMONT PLACE N. - www.orange-splot.com
Featured Artist: Featuring moving visual meditations on life, creation and faith by Matthew Whitney; Dreamy paintings and sculptures by Xavier Lopez; International Photography by Kevin McKouen; and perhaps another local artist or two (you'll have to come to see). www.mattsbasement.com

19. POTS, A CERAMIC GALLERY - 619 N. 35TH ST. (ALLEY) - www.potsgallery.com
Featured Artist: April brings in Steve Gardner's figurative design and work. Many of Steve's designs have been installed in public and private collections at the Sea-Tac Airport and throughout the west. Simple and spiritual images have a depth that is quite fulfilling. I am sure you'll enjoy the exhibit at POTS.

20. ROGER NACHMAN GLASSWORKS - 310 NW 40TH ST. - www.nachmanglass.com

21. SOUND SPEED SCOOTERS - 132 N.W. CANAL ST. - http://www.soundspeedscooters.com/
Featured Artist: Joel Romeo’s impaired hearing and inability to communicate verbally, has given him a unique take on the world around him. His raw style and unpredictable narrative lend itself to a truly unusual art production. Within a variety of mediums Joel creates characters that transcend reality and cartoon-like imagery, while capturing the qualities of his personal experiences with the world in stunning perspective.

22. WINDOWS ART GALLERY - 4131 WOODLAND PARK AVE. N. - www.windowsart.com

23. JOHNSTON ARCHITECTS - 100 N.E. NORTHLAKE WAY, SUITE 200 - www.johnstonarchitects.com


Additional shops and galleries open:

CAFÉ LADRO - 452 N. 36TH ST.
Featured Artist: Using a plastic Holga camera Gabe Johnson captures images that explore the underbelly and landscape of Seattle. www.fromthesuitcase.com

CAFÉ VITA - 4301 FREMONT AVE. N.
Featured Artist: Erik Andrew paints figures that are exaggerated in ways that manage to simultaneously disturb and amuse; the effect is bizarre, funny and sometimes frightening. www.erikandrew.com


Thank you!
To the Contributors & Volunteers who help make the Fremont First Friday Art Walk a success!
LaRae & Cory Lobdell of Lifework Images - www.lifeworkimages.com - art walk coordinators.
David Heutmaker - www.theheutmaker.com - art walk map and posters.

JOIN US FOR FUTURE ART WALKS IN 2008: April 4th, May 2nd, June 6th, August 1st, September 5th, October 3rd, November 7th, December 5th.

2 comments:

Julia Sober said...

The program .pdf doesn't seem to want to download...

Fremont Art Walk said...

The Event Program is a little over 2MB in size and will open in a new window. Be sure to turn off your pop-up bloker when trying to download.