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Recent Acquisitions: Jeffry Mitchell

Frye Art Museum 704 Terry Avenue, Seattle, WA

Describing himself as a “gay folk artist,” Jeffry Mitchell (b. 1958, Seattle; lives and works in Olympia, Washington) rejects the irony and elitism often associated with the art world.

Free

Lauren Halsey

Seattle Art Museum 1300 1st Ave, Seattle, WA

Highly attuned to growing gentrification in her neighborhood of South Central Los Angeles, Lauren Halsey, who studied architecture and art, celebrates Black culture, making space for representations of the people and places around her as a method of creative resistance.

Free

Christina Quarles

Frye Art Museum 704 Terry Avenue, Seattle, WA

Using Adobe Illustrator to generate aspects of her compositions, Quarles introduces digitally rendered patterns and markings that destabilize the sense of space in her paintings.

Free

More Than Human: Exploring Seattle’s Changing Landscape

Frye Art Museum 704 Terry Avenue, Seattle, WA

Inspired by current exhibitions Human Nature, Animal Culture: Selections from the Frye Art Museum Collection and Boren Banner Series: Sadie Wechsler, this panel will bring together voices from the arts, sciences, history, and the Duwamish Tribe.

Free

Donna Huanca: MAGMA SLIT

Henry Art Gallery 15th Ave NE &, NE 41st St, Seattle, WA

Huanca’s installations encompass painting, sculpture, and live performance, and are characteristically created for, and integrated with, the specific architectural spaces in which they are presented.

Free

ektor garcia: matéria prima

Henry Art Gallery 15th Ave NE &, NE 41st St, Seattle, WA

Pieces are often reconfigured; textiles are made and unmade—undoing the knots as important as reknotting, reweaving to generate new points of connection and relation.

Free

Nepantla: The Space Inbetween

ArtsWest 4711 SW California Ave, Seattle, WA

His artistic style ranges from indigenous iconography, social realism, portraiture, to colorful pop art.

Free

Joey Veltkamp: SPIRIT!

Bellevue Arts Museum 510 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA

Veltkamp’s work is heavily influenced by the sublime natural beauty of the Puget Sound and the quirky places and people who, like the artist himself, joyfully call this region home.

$15

Common Threads: Dreaming of Home with Queer Youth and Elders

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art 550 Winslow Way E., Bainbridge Island, WA

Common Threads is a celebratory installation of LGBTQ+ Pride at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art co-created by community groups and queer artists around the Puget Sound region.

Free

Monsen Photography Lecture: Paul Mpagi Sepuya

Henry Art Gallery 15th Ave NE &, NE 41st St, Seattle, WA

The Henry is excited to welcome Paul Mpagi Sepuya as this year’s Monsen Photography Lecture speaker. This annual lecture brings key makers and thinkers in photographic practice to the Henry. Paul Mpagi Sepuya (b. 1982, San Bernardino, CA) is a Los Angeles-based artist working in photography and Associate Professor in Media Arts at the University of California, San Diego.

Free

Jeremy Shaw: Liminals

Frye Art Museum 704 Terry Avenue, Seattle, WA

Born in Vancouver and now based in Berlin, Jeremy Shaw explores altered states and the cultural and scientific practices that attempt to capture transcendental experience. The artist draws on and often combines the strategies of documentary filmmaking, music video, conceptual art, and scientific research to create a space of ambiguity in which disparate belief systems and histories are thrown into interpretive limbo.

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