Monday, August 6, 2007

This Week's Events: August 6 - August 12

Tuesday, August 7

Northwest Film Forum – “Vanishing Ruins” - Third Eye Cinema presents two new films capturing the tragic urban beauty of Detroit, Michigan, 8 pm.

Thursday, August 9

Seattle Asian Art Museum - Two new shows open: “Shu: Reinventing Books in Contemporary Chinese Art,” and “Ink in Motion: The Art of Sio Ieng Ng." Two 'Creatively Speaking' events: "The Cultural Revolution and Reflections on Contemporary Chinese Art with Professor Gu Xiong," 7–8 pm, and “The Music of Ink: Sio Ieng Ng, Caterina De Re, and Dennis Rea,” 8–8:15 pm.

Howard House – “neonoir,” a selection of paintings by seven artists, curated by Cameron Martin, Opening Reception 6 - 8 pm.

West Seattle Art Walk
* including Twilight Artist Collective at Hotwire Coffeehouse in West Seattle – paintings by "Kelly Rae Cunningham," opening party 6-9 pm.

new paintings by Kelly Rae Cunningham, at Hotwire Coffeehouse in West Seattle

Friday, August 10

Bainbridge Island Studio Tour – 10 am-6 pm.

Roq La Rue - “A Fine Line,” work by Xiaoqing Ding and Jason D’Aquino, a show by two artists who explore some of the darker aspects of human nature, opening reception 6-9 pm.

Xiaoqing Ding "Act Two" pastel on paper, @ Roq La Rue

BLVD Gallery – “The Beat of Urban Art,” work by Justin BUA, one of the most widely recognized and respected artists to document and participate in the Hip Hop movement, artist reception and book signing 6-10 pm.

Suite 100 – “Grew,” Works by Jessixa, opening reception 6-10 pm.

Viveza - opening reception for “Structuralism: New Kinetic Works and Paintings by Casey Curran,” 6-10 pm.

Frye Art Museum
- "Friday at the Frye," 7-10 pm. Events including: ‘Art in Conversation,’ a discussion between Willie Cole, artist, and Pamela McClusky, curator of African and Oceanic art, Seattle Art Museum, and contemporary African music by KEXP DJ Jon Kertzer. (Free Admission, Seating for gallery conversations and presentations is first come, first serve.)

Saturday, August 11

Bainbridge Island Studio Tour – 10 am-6 pm

Northwest Film Forum – “The Last Slide Projector,” a documentary film by Paige Sarlin, followed by a curated selection of local personal slideshows, 3 pm.

"The Last Slide Projector," playing at the Northwest Film Forum

Howard House - Curator Talk by Cameron Martin, curator of 'neonoir,' 12 pm.

Ballard 2nd Saturday Artwalk
* OKOK – “Moonrakers,” six national artists exploring new visual vernaculars in portraiture, 6-9 pm.

* Sev Shoon Arts Center - Print Zero Studios presents "Print Exchange #5" opening reception 6-9 pm.

* Art & Soul - "Fables," a unique narrative series created with an unconventional combination of painting and photography by Jan Cook, opening reception 6-9 pm. (Art and Soul is located at 2860 NW Market St. Seattle WA 98107)
Goathead Man, by Jan Cook, at Art & Soul

Sunday, August 12

Bainbridge Island Studio Tour – 10 am-6 pm

Twilight Artist Collective – Cute and cuddly, dark and hysterical paintings by featured artist “Justin Hillgrove,” Opening Party 1-4 pm at Twilight Artist Collective in Pike Place Market.

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