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Monthly artwalk at 2 dozen venues Friday night

January 7th, 2010 · No Comments

The monthly Greenwood-Phinney Art Up Art Walk, sponsored by the Greenwood-Phinney Chamber of Commerce, is Friday night and 22 businesses, pubs and restaurants are offering art installations or special deals from 6-9 p.m.

Art on the Ridge at SPACE: A Design Collective, 7601 Greenwood Ave. N. has live music and artists at work while you watch. Bring a poem to read during open mic at 7:30 p.m.

Assemble Gallery & Studio, 7406 Greenwood Ave. N., features “ZOO¡ Creatures of Curiosity” an art installation by Karl Addison. “Over the years, Karl Addison’s work has taken on an imaginative side of the animal kingdom: creating creatures of strange breeds, oddities, and miss matching. It will be an exhibit of strange, life-sized animals in all of their natural detail and splendor. This collection of creatures has been researched and illustrated over the past three years. It is a peek into life’s ‘what if.’ Artist present.”

Avanti Art & Design, 7317 Greenwood Ave. N., showcases photographs/fibers from Leela Pastala; functional art and recycled materials by Leo Schmidt; sculpture/lighting by Pat Gallagher; multimedia paintings/drawings/lighting by Emmalee Bozek; glass/works on paper/paintings by Nancy Fiala. Artists present.

Balderdash Books & Art, 8536 Greenwood Ave. N., has artwork by Jethaniel Peterka. Artist present.

Bleacher’s Pub, 8118 Greenwood Ave. N., is offering a discounted appetizer or entrée during the art walk.

Bherd Studios Gallery in The Greenwood Collective, 8537 Greenwood Ave. N., Suite 1, is showcasing “Screen-Play,” featuring artwork from screen-printing artists Douglas Bick, Mindi Davis, Lance Lobuzzetta, Michael McGovern and Riley Raker. Artists present. (Below, “Stellar Blue Jay” by Michael McGovern.)

Carmelita, 7314 Greenwood Ave. N. is offering $5 artisinal cocktails at its new bar. (And it has a happy hour menu from 5-7 p.m. daily)

Diva Espresso, 7916 Greenwood Ave. N., has a monthly art rotation.

KillahB Studio in the Greenwood Collective, 8537 Greenwood Ave. N., Suite 1, features urban art work by Kate Barnett. Artist present.

Gaspare Ristorante and Bar, 6705 Greenwood Ave. N., is offering a three-course Italian meal for $22 all night during the art walk.

Greenwood Sip & Ship, 8560 Greenwood Ave. N., has monthly rotating artwork by local artists.

Makeda Coffee, 153 N. 78th St., has mixed media artwork by Charlie Olson and Shogo Oto. Artist present.

Naked City Taphouse, 8564 Greenwood Ave. N., has drawing, painting and portraiture by Laura Maki and James Taylor. Artists present.

Neptune Coffee, 8415 Greenwood Ave. N., is showing contemporary photography by Valentina Vitols.

Oliver’s Twist, 6822 Greenwood Ave. N., features the work of Northwest urban contemporary artists. Artist present.

PAWS Cat City, 8503 Greenwood Ave. N., has “Live art in progress: Cats & kittens looking for homes!”

Rockwell Realty/Seattle Management Group, 8313/8315 Greenwood Ave. N., has paintings on sustainable/reclaimed surfaces & live operatic vocal music performed by Jadd Davis. Artist present.

Steven Cole Salon, 8408 Greenwood Ave. N., is showing acrylic paintings featuring nature and people by Angela Bandurka Hoskins. Artist present.

Strut, 7511 Greenwood Ave. N., has abstract oil paintings by Carole d’Inverno. Artist present.

Terra Bella Flowers, 8417 Greenwood Ave. N., is showing “Traveling in the Multiverse,” moments in time captured in watercolor by Ciana King. Artist present.

Urban Light Studios at The Greenwood Collective, 8537 Greenwood Ave. N., Suite 1, features the urban contemporary works of Seattle artist Chris Olson. Artists present.

Wayward Coffeehouse, 8570 Greenwood Ave. N., has Henna art by Magic Magpie Studios, works by Angie Whitney, encaustic wax art by Cheri Prestek and Joyce Mitchell, and live music by Squirrel Butter and Smalltime String Band from 8-10 p.m. Artists present.

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