Eastside Arts Coalition represents over 65 organizations and individuals who create, present and support arts and heritage in East King County.
IF YOU ARE…..
looking for great cultural experiences for yourself, your kids or your students
- search our Members’ Directory
– like us on Facebook
- see us perform on the Sound & Movement Stage at the BAM artsfair in July
Have you checked out the mobile app for Seattle, City of Music yet?
Would be great to see more Eastside-based artists represented here….
Saturday, February 16th, 7:30 pm
Sunday, February 17th, 3:00pm
Now celebrating its SIXTH YEAR, Chop Shop: Bodies of Work is the only annual contemporary dance festival held specifically for the Eastside. Chop Shop serves up a unique and prolific sampling of contemporary dance from leading national and international award-winning dance makers from the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
Book now! Last year’s performances sold out!
As well as the performances, you might enjoy:
“Reading Dance”: Experience a “behind the scenes” look at how contemporary dances are formed. Learn about meaning and imagery behind the choreographer’s unique movement language and explore how the creative process is developed and refined. This event is FREE on Sunday, February 17th at 1:00pm in the theater.
Master Classes by the Artistic Directors and company members of the participating companies will be held on Saturday and Sunday (2/16 and 2/17) starting at 10:00 am. Please call (206) 799-6004 for schedule and reservations. Classes are $18.00 each, three for $45.00 or five for $50.00.
See The Promo: www.chopshopdance.org
Tickets are on sale now. Go to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/283730 or call 1-800-838-3006.
Our friends at Artist Trust are offering a comprehensive slate of professional and career development workshops in the new year – take a look at the calendar on their website for more details: http://artisttrust.org/index.php/for-artists/career-training-next
Save these dates for the Hidden Hazards in the Arts Workshop Series @ 4Culture:
Thursday, January 10, 12-2pm
Chemical hazards in jewelry, metalsmithing, and printmaking (especially intaglio)
Thursday, March 14, 6-8pm
Chemical hazards in painting (aerosol spray paint, oil, water, acrylic), encaustic, pastels and adhesives (fixatives, glues, pastes)
Thursday, May 9, 12-2pm
Chemical hazards in studio glass (glass blowing, slumping, fusing, grinding, etching and polishing)
To attend (or host!) a workshop, ask a question or share a story about your encounters with chemical hazards, email dave.waddell AT kingcounty DOT gov or call 206-263-3069.
More details at: http://blog.4culture.org/2012/11/dont-drink-the-turpentine/
Gallery4Culture seeks proposals for exhibitions beginning September 2013 and running through August 2014.
4Culture offers approximately 1,000 sq. ft. of street level exhibition space in the Tashiro Building located on the corner of Prefontaine Place and Third Avenue in Pioneer Square, Seattle.
Deadline: Monday, January 7, 2013 by 5:00 pm
Who Can Apply: Eligibility is limited to studio artists, artist teams, and independent curators who reside in King County, WA and are not represented by a commercial gallery at the time of application. (Artist run collectives and cooperatives are not considered commercial galleries and members are eligible to apply). Artists working in all media and genres are encouraged to apply. Previous applicants are encouraged to reapply; artists awarded a show in the past are ineligible to reapply for a period of 4 years.
July 21-October 18 at the Washington State Convention Center
Celebration is the first-ever exhibit featuring emerging and established literary, media and visual artists from Washington State and beyond who have participated in Artist Trust’s EDGE Professional Development Program since its inception in 2003. Check out Artist Trust’s website for special events throughout the run of the exhibit, including literary readings, film screenings, and a reception September 7!
44 pieces of original sculpture and installations are now on view in and around Bellevue City Hall and the Downtown Park. The exhibition will run until October 21, and free maps are available at Bellevue City Hall. More details from The Bellevue Scene.
Congratulations to the participating artists, and Mary Pat Byrne (Arts Specialist at the City of Bellevue) for creating another amazing display! Do any EAC members have photos they could share here?