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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.

September 2, 12:00 am, Denny Park

Sundays in Denny Park

Join the A Seattle Church Community this summer for “Sundays in Denny Park” for their community gathering, with BBQ, music, message, kid’s activities and more in the beautiful park. Along with their collaborators, Compass on Dexter, The Sanctuary at Denny Park, Evoke Coffee, and Mary’s Place, it will be a great time! Free and welcome to all!

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

September 1 - February 10, Museum of History and Industry

WW1 America

Empires were destroyed, millions perished, and the world was upended by a war meant to end all others. Making its West Coast debut at MOHAI on September 1, 2018 through February 10, 2019 WW1 America tells the story of one of history’s most remarkable moments.

The WWI era—1914 to 1919—saw America transformed. It was a time of wrenching extremes that pulled Americans between the poles of fear and hope, between deepening cynicism and broadening optimism. Through original artifacts, images, voices, interactives and multimedia presentations, WW1 America tells the extraordinary stories of Americans—both legendary and unsung—during this turbulent time.

“The City of Seattle welcomes this opportunity to explore the causes and consequences of World War I,” said Seattle Mayor Tim Burgess, “and also to salute the generations of veterans in our region who have served the nation at home and abroad.”

This powerful exhibit will coincide with the centennial of Armistice Day on November 11, 2018 the day the war ended and an especially important day of international observance in 2018 (known in the United States as Veterans Day).

Developed by the Minnesota History Center in partnership with the National Constitution Center, the National World War I Museum and Memorial, the Oakland Museum of California and the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, WW1 America illustrates how the past can help us understand our nation and our world today.

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Boeing’s first plane flies from Lake Union in 1916