Third Thursday on March 16, 2017 gives you a lot to think about. All the events listed below are free, open for your participation, and within three blocks of each other! Mark your calendar and plot a walking route to add these stops to personalize your Tacoma art walk.
Opening Reception at the Spaceworks Gallery (Curator Silong Chhun)
Exhibition Runs: March 9th to April 20th
Explore the dramatic impact of war, genocide, resettlement, and deportation of Cambodian Americans today while experiencing their cultural contributions. This exhibition features artwork by contemporary artists as well as photos and text from Khmer American: Naga Sheds Its Skin, an exhibition created by the Khmer American community and Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience. For exhibition background read the Spaceworks Blog.
Join the opening reception, March 16th, 2017, 5-9pm. This event is free and open to the public and will offer food & beverages. Invite your friends on the Facebook Event Page.
Jason Sobottka – 1120 Creative House Featured Artist
Teaching About Marryweb painting by Jason Sobbotka
Jason is the newest tenant at 1120 Creative House. He is a professional artist and arts educator. He is Lake Washington Institute of Technology’s first tenured visual art instructor. He exhibits his paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures around the nation. Jason was awarded the Winter 2012 Faculty Excellence Award and was nominated for 2016 Foundation of Art Award presented by the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation.
His past experience includes working for Tacoma Art Museum’s Education Department, where he designed and built the museum’s hands-on art making gallery, the Open Art Studio.
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Artist Mentorship Night at 1120 Creative House
Artist Trust invites you to join this informal mentorship and networking event that gives artists of all disciplines a chance to sit down with artists and arts leaders in small groups for casual conversations about opportunities, issues, and challenges in the arts world. Featuring artists and arts leaders: Masahiro Sugano, Filmmaker and director: Amy McBride, Arts Administrator for City of Tacoma: Heather Joy, Manager of Spaceworks Tacoma: Aaron Spiro, musician and co-founder of Alma Mater Tacoma: Patsy Surh O’Connell, artist and Founder/President of Asia Pacific Cultural Center.
March 16, 2017, FREE
5:00 – 7:30 PM
1120 Creative House
1120 Pacific Ave, 2nd Floor
Tacoma, WA 98402
*This event is free, but registration is required. Please RSVP to attend. Click Here for RSVP at BrownPaperTickets.com
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Nearby: Kristina Ward – Evocative Portraits at Liftbridge Coffee
Liftbridge Coffee bar invites you to the artist reception for Kristina Ward, 6-9pm with live music by Colin Reynolds starting at 8pm.
Find great coffee, music, and art at Courthouse Square: 1102 A St , Tacoma, WA 98402
For me making art is a type of meditation, and for this series I intentionally cast my focus on the wisdom of animals and a few amazing women. Each animal by its very nature has a sort of medicine to offer, something to be learned from their approach to and way of moving through life.
Last Chance to View Current Round of Artscapes
Walk by the Woolworth windows, Tollbooth Gallery, and Court House Square during March art walk to view the current round of Artscapes installations. This is your last chance to see installations by Erika Norris, Amanda Triplett, Matthew Dockrey, Blake Carter, Eric Olson, and Allison Hyde (all pictured below). Spaceworks’ Artscapes program places 2D, 3D, mural, or multi-media art installations in storefront windows, outdoor spaces, and an outdoor video gallery in the City of Tacoma.
Click here for details on all current Artscapes
Erika Norris / Architect of a Life/ located at Courthouse Square
Amanda Triplett / Fibrous Body / located at Woolworth windows
Matthew Dockrey / Time Machines / located at Woolworth windows
Blake Carter / 38,971 Pedestrians/ located at Woolworth windows
Eric Olson / Automatic Messaging Medium / located at Tollbooth Gallery
Allison Hyde / Traces and Transformations / located at Woolworth windows