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August 18 Events

July 15 - September 25, Amazon Day 1

AMAZON AiR: Artist-in-Residency Program 2019

SEATTLE, WA — Open to visual artists based in the Greater Pacific Northwest, this residency program provides regional artists with a temporary and unique work environment, project support, and a new audience. This program acknowledges the need to support local artists with access to quality work spaces, while providing opportunities for engaging dialogue and inspiring creative expression with Amazon employees. Amazon is presenting this residency with Shunpike,
an arts nonprofit nationally recognized for its Storefronts exhibition program.

Artists selected for the 2019 residency program will receive $10,000 in project support. Participants are expected to commit a minimum of 16 hours per week in studio over a ten week period, as well as hold an in-house workshop and lecture during their residency. Artists are also asked to exhibit current work on site, and contribute a current piece to Amazon’s collection. The first residency of 2019 will start February 1st.

There is a $15 application fee.
The Request for Proposals will open July 15, 2018.
The call for artists will close on September 25th, 2018. Artists can apply at https://shunpike.submittable.com/submit/117158/call-for-artist-in-residence-2019
Amazon’s Artist-in-Residency Program (AiR) was a pilot project in 2018. Artists chosen for the inaugural year are Celeste Cooning, Markel Uriu, Clyde Peterson, and Henry Luke.

AiR is presented by the Amazon Expressions Lab and powered by SHUNPIKE. For more information, please contact us: info@shunpike.org

August 8 - September 30, Pilates ProWorks

Diaper Drive - Pilates ProWorks Helping Mary's Place

From August 8 through September 30, Pilates ProWorks, the boutique fitness studio concept known for its contemporary twist on traditional Pilates, is collecting diapers of all sizes to help support local mothers in need.

Roughly 1 in 3 American mothers report experiencing diaper need and nearly 5.2 million children in the U.S. aged three or younger live in poor or low-income families and are in need of diaper assistance, according to the National Diaper Bank Network.

“As a mother, I know the importance of clean diapers and the health risks soiled diapers pose to infants and young children,” said Taylor Carter, co-founder and president of Pilates ProWorks. “We want to do our part to help support struggling mothers. So many of our clients can relate to how overwhelming motherhood can be, so we hope to  provide them with much-needed relief.”

Diapers will be collected at the South Union studio, located at 771 Thomas St. All of the diapers collected will be donated to Mary’s Place, a homeless shelter that aims to provide resources for struggling families in the Seattle area.

Pilates ProWorks’ diaper drive is a part of a larger brand-wide initiative, “Restore Your Core,” which emphasizes the importance of empowering mothers to practice self-care.

Mary’s Place has a specific need for larger diapers (sizes 5 and 6) and Pull Ups (Sizes 4T-5T). The center also needs soy formula and strollers.

Founded in 2009 in San Francisco, Pilates ProWorks took the Bay Area by storm, quickly becoming the leading Pilates-based fitness concept in the area due to its alternative workouts and unlimited class membership offerings. Introducing Pilates to innovation, Pilates ProWorks offers a fresh approach to the traditional Pilates method, using the brand’s patented, custom-made reformer machine and contemporary teaching methods.

Each studio offers a variety of classes that give members inspiring, full body workouts and help clients around the world achieve their fitness goals. The innovative fitness concept offers a variety of 40-55 minute classes lead by professional instructors.

For more information on Pilate ProWorks studios, visit http://www.pilatesproworks.com.

August 1-31, Maslow's by Farestart

August Series - Burgers & Brews at Maslow's by Farestart

Maslow’s by Farestart continues its monthly event series, Burgers + Brews at Maslow’s, in partnership with some of the Northwest’s more celebrated craft breweries. Each month, Maslow’s chefs will create a unique burger not found on its regular menu and pair it with a top brew from that month’s Northwest beer partner.

In August, Maslow’s by Farestart is partnering with Lowercase Brewing to create the perfect summer pairing: Lowercase’s award-winning Mexican Lager paired with Maslow’s Al Pastor Burger.

This special burger and beer pairing is priced at $20 and will be available every Monday in August both in Maslow’s energetic bar space and on the main dining room menu.

August 11 - September 15, Winston Wachter

Jessica Cantlin Ethereal

Winston Wächter Fine Art is proud to announce our first solo exhibition with artist Jessica Cantlin. Cantlin’s photographs elegantly capture the connectedness to nature found in moments of quiet solitude. Fueled by her love of travel, Cantlin has documented the universal peacefulness which can be found with time by the ocean, the desert or with wildlife. Cantlin’s ability to capture atmosphere and light, further enhance the sense that the viewer is experiencing these meditations personally. Her work encapsulates moments in time and the joy found in exploring new environments.

Jessica Cantlin is a fine art photographer and writer. After leaving her career as a successful attorney, Jessica searched for ways to “feed her wanderlust”. By creating the popular blog of the same name, she was able to document her travels and share her experiences, with the hopes of inspiring others to appreciate the beauty surrounding them.

July 1 - November 15, South Lake Union

Storefronts Program - South Lake Union Artists

“Storefronts South Lake Union presents three rounds of installations in 2018- each round is themed around the concept of building relationships with cities, people, and nature. In this second round we explore the works of artists incorporating the human figure into their works. Reflecting the faces, bodies, and silhouettes of those around them, these artists build up themselves and the community around them. Join us in engaging with themes of power, identity, history, community, and all the intricate human connections which frame who we are today and how we relate to each other.” – Hanako O’Leary, Storefronts Program Coordinator

ARTIST: Robert Sparrow Jones
WORK ON DISPLAY:
We are One
LOCATION: John St Window

ARTIST: Infinite Milam
WORK ON DISPLAY: The Queens Project Book
LOCATION: Thomas St. East Window

ARTIST: Berette Mccaulay
WORK ON DISPLAY: Memory of Nothing, but the Soil from which we Sprung
LOCATION: Thomas St. West Window

ARTIST: Robert L. Horton
WORK ON DISPLAY: Stories…about Us!
LOCATION: Harrison St. West Window

ARTIST: Jean Bradbury
WORK ON DISPLAY: On my Head, in my Heart
LOCATION: Harrison St. East Window

ARTIST: Suze Wolf
WORK ON DISPLAY: State of the Forrest
LOCATION: Republican St. Window

ARTIST: Synvia Whitney
WORK ON DISPLAY: I want to be here with you, I want to change.
LOCATION: Mercer St. West Window

ARTIST: Jite Agbro
WORK ON DISPLAY: Armor Stories
LOCATION: Mercer St. East Window

For Further Information Contact:
Hanako O’Leary
Storefronts Program Coordinator, Shunpike
info@shunpike.org
206 905 1026 ext. 104

August 18, 11:00 am, Cascade Playground

Cascade Playground: Yoga on the Lawn

Join Ripple Yoga every Saturday from 11-12pm for a free relaxing and revitalizing morning yoga practice. All people and abilities welcome. Mats provided.

June 26 - August 22, Winston Wachter

Summer Dreams

This summer Winston Wächter Fine Art is transformed into an alternate reality of overflowing color and light. Electric Coffin, Peter Gronquist, Neon Saltwater and Jennifer Zwick each command a quarter of the gallery, taking us to neon arcades, floral portrait studios, fauna portals and the land of potential unity. The exhibition will open on June 26th at 203 Dexter Avenue North, with a reception from 6-8pm (artists in attendance) and run through August 22nd.

Artist collaborative group Electric Coffin blurs the lines between design and fine art. Their work uniquely transforms each space with a collection of installation, sculpture and 2D work. This body of work, Nowhere (Now Here), was inspired by travels around the globe, focusing on the unconsciousness and universal ideals in society and how those are expressed in cultures, societies, and individual thoughts.

Peter Gronquist’s infinity mirrors are concentric, kaleidoscopic pools of light. This series pulls the outside in, with soft botanicals disappearing into darkness, allowing you to lose yourself, if only for a moment.

Neon Saltwater is a place that doesn’t have a location but exists in the dimension of false memories and dejavu. Neon Saltwater is not only the name for the dreamscapes but of the artist as well.  Her intent is to immerse you into an environment taking you out of your element and into a world that is both nostalgic and new. For this exhibition, Neon Saltwater invites you to the love arcade, a tropical sci-fi attraction, that also feels like an abandoned birthday party scene from the past and the future.

Jennifer Zwick’s Flowers & Fabric series captures vibrant bouquets, set against dynamically patterned fabric, creating compositions which imbue personalities on the floral arrangements, sitting for a portrait in a joyful reality where nature is truly alive. She has paired this series with her Exercise in Formal Composition series, which painstakingly deconstructs and arranges flowers creating multilayered triangular forms hovering above or within richly textured soil. With both series Zwick celebrates the powerful beauty found in simply in color and form.

Join us Tuesday June 26th, 6-8PM, artists in attendance

August 18, 3:00 pm, Argosy Lake Union

Saturday Wine Tasting on Lake Union

Saturday cruising, uncorked!

Sit back, sip, and savor the wine (and views). Our professionally trained wine stewards will guide you through tastings of each featured vintage as we enjoy the waters connecting Lake Union and Lake Washington. This 1.5 hr cruise is highlights & sights only, no narration. Adults 21+ and minors are welcome.

Fees/Admission: Adults Wine Tasting (21+) – $47.50 (save $3 online!)
Cruise-Only Ticket (no wine, all ages) – $37.50 (save $2.25 online!)
Kids 3 and under – FREE Please book your reservation here.

May 14 - August 18, MadArt

The Presence of Absence

MadArt is excited to welcome Seattle-based artist Katie Miller to the studio this summer. Miller’s site-specific installation of sculptural forms, including a labyrinth of cut paper, will envelop visitors in light and shadow. Layers of coalescing lines and latticed structures will create an immersive environment referencing the changing urban landscape.

Katie Miller was born and raised in the pristine wilderness of Northeastern Minnesota, but is now deeply rooted in the Pacific Northwest. As an interdisciplinary artist, Miller creates immersive installations often with a participatory element. She received her BFA from the University of Washington and her MFA from the Tyler School of Art, Temple University. Her work has been collected and exhibited nationally, with recent solo exhibitions at Gallery 4Culture and METHOD Gallery in Seattle, Washington and group exhibitions at the Bellevue Arts Museum in Bellevue, Washington and Temple Contemporary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Miller has been selected for numerous artist residency programs including the Montello Foundation, Bullseye Glass Resource Center, Art Farm, Anderson Ranch, and Sculpture Space.

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