South Lake Union
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March 24 Events

March 18 - April 28, Winston Wachter

MATT GAGNON: MATERIAL MEMORIES

Winston Wächter Fine art is excited to announce our first solo exhibition with artist, architect and designer Matt Gagnon. Gagnon’s Light Stack sculptures are an ongoing exploration of the artist’s fascination with the transformative quality of light, and how materials and surroundings impacts theses changes. His totemic works incorporate oak, pine, concrete, brass, polished aluminum and painted MDF. Each layered piece offers an interaction with the central lighting source, “holding” and defining the light in a unique way. 

Gagnon believes that everyone approaches a material with their own associations and biases. He suggests that individual combinations and proportions of color and material contain traces or allusions to spaces or memories. The assembled whole is fragmented and ever-changing, and our thoughts and memories are colored by the physical context in which we live.

Gagnon studied architecture at Cornell University before joining the studios of Gaetano Pesce and Frank Gehry. He has taught design at Otis College of Art, Parsons School of Constructed Environments and has been invited to speak at Savannah College of Art and Design, Woodbury School of Architecture, City College of New York and University of Central Oklahoma. He has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, Metropolis, Surface, Interior Design and Dwell. Additionally, Gagnon has been commissioned by Peter Marino (for Chanel and Louis Vuitton), MTV, The Four Seasons and Ritz Carlton hotel groups, Google and NASA’s Deep Space Network facility in Pasadena, CA.

March 24, 6:30 pm, The Center for Wooden Boats

Blended Learning First Aid/CPR

Partial On-line CPR/First Aid Class: Blended learning is a perfect combination of online content and in-person skills sessions that make scheduling and administering your CPR, AED, and first aid compliance training easy.

• 24/7 access to course content

• Memorable, easy-to-understand video learning that helps build confidence

• Face-to-face skills sessions from authorized instructors for critical hands-on practice

• Scenario-based skills sessions put skills in real-life context

• Combination of online learning and in-person skills session
• Content equivalent to traditional course with less time spent in a classroom
• Individuals re-certifying can pre-test out of content they know
• Self-paced training can be completed around other responsibilities
• 2-year, L&I, OSHA-compliant certification

How it works…

• Sign up, and pay for your class.
You will receive your on-line access via a downloadable file right after signing up, so you can start right away.

You must complete your on-line training prior to the class date.

Instructor needs only two hours to confirm sufficient skills
Proper initial response, CPR quality, understanding of when to activate the EMS (911) system, signs and symptoms of cardiac and other sudden illness, control of bleeding, and personal safety.  Register here.

January 26 - March 28, MadArt

Ian McMahon Exhibit

Ian McMahon received his MFA in Sculpture and Extended Media from Virginia Commonwealth University and his BFA in Ceramics from the New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University. He is the recipient of numerous grants and awards including the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship; a New York Foundation of the Arts Artist Fellowship; and the Virginia Groot Foundation Fellowship. From mobile tractor-trailers to abandoned warehouses and galleries, McMahon’s work confronts and transforms both unconventional and conventional spaces. His sculptures challenge the permanence of art and place through performative and material-focused temporal constructions. Currently living in Newburgh, New York he is also the co-founder and co-director of the Belfry, an artist-run exhibition venue. McMahon’s work has been shown both nationally and internationally at venues including Crane Arts, Philadelphia; The Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland; Pierogi Boiler Room, New York; G-Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.; Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts, Omaha; Suyama Space, Seattle; T & H Gallery, Boston, Tang Contemporary, Beijing, China; Practice Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA; among others.

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