The Art of Hygge at January Art Walk

Welcome to the first Art Walk of 2018! Thursday, January 11th 5pm to late. Now the holidays are over, it’s time to get cozy with Hygge (hoo GA). A Danish word used when acknowledging a feeling or moment, whether alone or with friends, at home or out, ordinary or extraordinary as cozy, charming or special. Grab some friends, a Happy Hour winter wine, some cozy food then head out to Art Walk.

Spend the evening exploring multiple venues in West Seattle, each hosting unique local art and music. Our participating artists, businesses, and restaurants are excited to welcome the community to stop by and join in celebrating our vibrant art scene. Get out there and enjoy art walk, have a glass of wine, enjoy extended happy hours and Art Walk only dining and experience local art direct from the source!

Winter (January/February/March) 2018 Walking Map

MORE ABOUT ART WALK:

This free art event encourages you to visit venues across greater West Seattle, both in The Junction and beyond. Many venues will also be inviting their featured artist(s) to meet the public and answer questions. The following businesses, organizations, and artists will be participating:

IN THE JUNCTION: 

John L. Scott Works by: Beryl Behan (Beryl Zoe Photography) 5p to 9p

4445 California Ave SW

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Capers: Works by Genna Draper 5p to late

4525 California Ave SW

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Genna Draper returns to Capers Art Walk with a new body of work for 2018 inspired by Puget Sound.
Blue, grey, caramel, frothy misty mornings…air and sea…our secret happiness…the landscape of which we never tire.
Please join us as we welcome the New Year and celebrate gifted artist Genna Draper.

Windermere Real Estate: Works by Lezlie Jane 5p

4526 California Ave SW

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Artist Lezlie Jane is well know in West Seattle for her public waterfront park projects and her public sculptures. In the WS Junction there are the Historic Bronzes, the art at Dakota Pl Park, and the mosaic at Spruce. Lezlie’s paintings bring her vision and energy to the private sector. http://www.lezliejane.com.

Wild Rose’s: Works by Lori Vonderhorst 6p to late

4529 California Ave SW

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Click! Design that Fits: Click! Will be closed for Art Walk

4540 California Ave SW

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Re/Max: Works by Layne Eckhardt 6p – 9p

4400 SW Alaska St

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Layne Eckhardt is a teacher and a macramé artist. She has a distinct ability to teach to any skill level, providing clear direction and patient instruction. Layne has a superb design aesthetic, which she intricately weaves into all her macrame art. She creates wall hangings, plant hangers, table runners, and anything else she can imagine from tying knots. Her father was also a macramé artist, and he started teaching her basic knots from the time she was young. From then on, she has been developing and perfecting her craft by learning from other artists and managing her own Etsy shop.

For her, macramé is a meditative activity and a way to slow down, focus her thoughts, and be present.

Her passion is in sharing this craft with others and finding new ways to be innovative and creative with her own knots. Her designs are featured in her Etsy shop or her growing customer following on Instagram. When she’s not designing, she also enjoys decorating her home, reading, and spending quality time with her cats.

Our Secret Garden: Works by Alonzo Fernandez and Our Secret Garden

4723 42nd Ave SW, Suite 128

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Art presented in plaster flower casting in canvas

Virago Gallery: Our Daily Armor: The Virago in Contemporary Art and Adornment GO EARLY! Virago closes at 6pm on Art Walk night

4306 SW Alaska St

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This is the closing reception of Our Daily Armor. All art work is 20% off this night only.

Wallflower Custom Framing: 9th Annual Puny Picture Show & Benefit! Works by: Jessica Creager, S. Jordan,Wendy Sloneker, 
Mari Jalbing and Michelle Smith-Lewis 
5p-8p

4735 42nd Ave SW

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Now that the holidays have settled down, come join us at West Seattle’s January Artwalk! For those of you who couldn’t make it or just can’t get enough our local artists, we are holding over our Puny Picture Show & Benefit throughout January.

**Your last chance to see the Punies (and support a wonderful cause) is at the January ArtWalk, don’t miss out!
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The Show: 9th Annual Puny Picture Show & Benefit

We are celebrating our annual Puny Picture Show & Benefit with Pasado’s Safe Haven, an organization dedicated to fighting animal cruelty. We will be featuring tiny works made by talented artists, with proceeds supporting Pasado’s Safe Haven.

Graystone Mortgage: Works by Debbi Murray 5p-8p

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Debbi Murray is an artist, graphic designer and avid mountain biker. She has a BFA from Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia – an ant-sized town straddling the Potomac River. She grew up skittering from one place to another and suffers from “Peter Pan Syndrome” by never, ever, wanting to grow-up. She still loves crayons, kaleidoscopes and all things whimsical and small.

After 20 years as a graphic designer she decided to throw some paint on a canvas and see what was revealed. A passion for the freedom of creative expression and a fondness for the unexpected, drove her to pursue this direction.

Debbi lives in Seattle, Washington with her husband and their 2 mischievous cats – Pepper and Dexter. When she’s not riding, painting or awaiting her muse, she combats artistic inertia with champagne and chocolate.

I paint from the inside out. Exploring emotional connections and the clash of light and dark, where shadows live within us.

Acrylics, markings and collage elements are combined to form layers and texture—creating an intricate landscape upon which concepts are expressed. I am drawn to vibrant color. I don’t shy away from the dark. Happy colors lurk and evoke the emotional struggle—a paradox united on canvas.

“Color creates channels of mood and is an expression of both the concrete and the vague. There is a deep connection with process and expression revealed in the juxtaposition of these two abstractions. A flexibility of both spirit and medium.”

Food and refreshments will provided. We look forward to seeing you!

West Seattle Performing Arts:

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AND MORE:

Viscon Cellars: Works by Greta Musland 5p-9p

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Tasting Fees waived for Art Walk participants during art walk.

Q Space: CHINA KODACHROME – Snapshots of Vintage China Works by Michael Jardine

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Choose your favorite photo from the exhibit and take home one free 5×7 print. First come, first serve. Buy two postcards sets, get the second one half off. Snacks and drinks while you browse.

Canna West Seattle: Works by Leah Schmidt 

Inner Alchemy, Treasures and Transformation:  Works by Costinel Anciu, Joan Allen, Karen Binkhorst and Joe Muscarello 6p-9p

7354 35th Ave SW

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Each of the three chefs are creating beautiful edible art for our evening. It is going to be a delicious and fun evening. On our walls will be photographs from Costinel Anclu-who heard about this idea for an Art walk and was inspired to do a photoshoot especially about food. We would appreciate your support in marketing this to our community and it supports our local chefs as well!

 

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