Artist: Natalie Heiser www.cottonwoodcanopy.com
Venue: Couch Seattle / 5423 Ballard Ave NW
Event: May 18th 6pm - 9pm
Showing: through June 2017
Come visit with artist Natalie Heiser for her second month at Couch.
Music: Richie Dagger's Crime w/The Ambulanters, Le Grotto & Retirement www.facebook.com/events/287831988320373/
6pm - 9pm 21+ / $8
Art: Downstream, group show curated by Push/Pull
Art Shows: Now through June 5th
Richie Dagger's Crime www.facebook.com/RichieDaggersCrime/
The Ambulanters https://www.facebook.com/theambulanters/
Le Grotto https://www.facebook.com/legrotCHOD3/
Downstream art show features Push/Pull's finest selection of low brow art. From a collection of pieces inspired by Garbage Pail Kids to an honest look at heavy metal social media posts - this is a selection not to be missed.
Show: Altered Vintage Art, solo work by Heidi Estey www.facebook.com/heidiesteyart/
Venue: The Leary Traveler / 4354 Leary Way NW
Event: May 18th 6pm - 8pm www.facebook.com/events/1823245101335550/
Showing: May 18th - June 13th
Turning thrift store finds from dingy to delightful - Heidi Estey scours the shelves of Seattle's second-hand market to bring new life to old art.
Art will be on display from May 18th to June 13th.
Stop by during Ballard Night Out on May 18th to meet the artist 6pm - 8pm. Plus enjoy delicious food and libations from The Leary Traveler.
Venue: Barrel Room Gallery / 825 NW 49th St
Event: May 18th 6:30pm start www.paintnite.com/events/the-woodpecker-at-domanico-cellars-winery_1170302
Don't just view art, stop in and make some!
Raise your glass to a NEW kind of night out! Paint Nite® invites you to create art over cocktails at a local restaurant or bar, guided by a professional artist and party host. Grab your friends and spend two hours drinking, laughing, and flexing your creative muscles. There’s no experience necessary and we’ll provide all the supplies, so you don’t have to worry about a thing (except having a great time!). Must be of legal drinking age. Food and drink may be purchased at the event.
The event begins promptly at the start time listed above. Please allow extra time to find parking and get settled. If you're coming with a group (yay, how fun!) make sure you arrive early to get seats together. If you're planning to eat dinner before the event, please inform the host/hostess that you're with Paint Nite® and check in with us to reserve your seats.
Event: May 18th 6:30pm - 10pm
Venue: Giddy Up Burgers / 4600 Leary Way NW
Group: Sketch Pistols
Sketch Pistols Seattle drawing group will be visiting Giddy Up Burgers during Ballard Night Out. Stop in to see some of Seattle's finest illustrators and artists at work.
They say: "Sketch Pistols is Seattle’s longest running sketch-book drawing and socialization event. Established in 2003, Sketch Pistols has provided a meeting place for artists to create and share their passion for art and ideas. Our members include cartoonists, illustrators and reportage artists of every variety."
Show: Deep, solo art of Rich Hall www.richhallartwork.com/
Venue: Ballyhoo Curiosity Shop / 5445 Ballard Ave NW
Event: May 18th 6pm - 9pm, www.facebook.com/events/1649838748377938/
Showing: May 18th - June 13th
Deep sea divers like you've never seen before. Deep, a solo exhibit by Rich Hall. Showing at Ballyhoo Curiosity Shop May 18th through June 13th.
Stop in May 18th 6pm - 9pm to be one of the first to see these original paintings and to meet the artist.
Artists: Vladimir Verano, Lisa Jaech, Maxx Follis-Goodkind, Dillon Lacey
Venue: Push/Pull / 5484 Shilshole Ave NW
Event: May 18th 6pm - 10pm www.facebook.com/events/1277155335665348/
Showing: May 18th - June 13th
Push/Pull Book Club presents art inspired by the novel, Everfair, by local author Nisi Shawl.
Nisi Shawl will be making an appearance and doing a reading at the opening.
Come meet the artists and learn about the alternative history of Everfair (in the now Democratic Republic of the Congo), where air canoes rule the sky, an ancient god influences modern affairs, and a band of rebels rises to fight the atrocities of colonialists.
Artists: Brianna Tadeo & DM Witman
Venue: Gallery 1/1 / 2856 NW Market St #2G
Event: May 18th 6pm - 9pm www.facebook.com/events/435711166795507/
Join us during the Ballard Night Out, Thursday, May 18th for a special opportunity to meet the featured artists of our exhibit, "Photo Biologique: Light + Life." Brianna Tadeo will be in town from Oakland, CA for one night only to talk about her vibrant "Blood Prints" and share for the first time some behind the scenes video of her color darkroom process. DM Witman will be joining live via Skype from her darkroom studio in Maine to give us a peek into how she collaborates with common garden slugs to make her cosmically inspired "Supercluster Arion and Other Phenomena" series of silver-gelatin prints. You won't want to miss the chance to learn about these incredibly unique prints and meet the artists who make them.
Artist: Amy Huber amymhuber.com/
Venue: The Vestibule / 6312 32nd Ave NW, Unit A
Event: May 18th 6pm - 9pm www.facebook.com/events/110730822779483/
Stop in to Sunset Hill's newest venue The Vestibule to meet their first artist, Amy Huber, during Ballard Night Out.
Amy Huber draws, designs and lives in Seattle. Her rocks portraits and other small works grew out of a daily sketching project. See more at https://www.instagram.com/morningsketching/
Artist: Ben Calvo
Venue: Ballard Landmark / 5433 Leary Ave NW
Event: May 18th 6:30pm - 9pm
Stop in to Ballard Landmark for refreshments and meet resident and photographer Ben Calvo.
Ben Calvo was the Staff Photographer for Woman’s Day magazine for 40 years, and was recognized as a successful commercial photographer in New York City where he was based. Since then, Ben has gone digital – and macro – and has spent the last 10 years photographing and printing botanical specimens from the Botanical Gardens and the streets of New York & Seattle.
Artists: Laurette Chasse & Elaine Corets
Venue: Blowing Sands Glass Studio / 5805 14th Ave NW
Showing: May 18th - June 13th
Event: May 18th 6pm - 9pm www.facebook.com/events/1799624117020208/
Artists Laurette Chasse and Elaine Corets share a mutual obsession. Yarn. Inspired by the color riffs of Georgia O'Keefe, Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, and Joan Miro, they decided to paint with wool. Technicolor sheep and other knitted pieces have come into being. Laurette’s signature collage work has also been informed by the study of these artists; snippets of O’Keefe/van Gogh/Miro appear in her new mirror frames.
Artist: Starheadboy www.facebook.com/starheadboy/
Venue: Monster Art, Clothing & Gifts / 5000 20th Ave NW
Showing: May 18th - June 11th
Event: May 18th 6pm - 9pm www.facebook.com/events/424167204626160/
Stop in during Ballard Night Out on May 18th to meet one of Seattle's most dynamic artists, Starheadboy.
Starheadboy is a super prolific artist, born and raised in the gorgeous Pacific Northwest. He flows his vibrant art through pure stream of consciousness and relies on raw instinct, unlimited imagination, and constant inspiration to create his work
Show: Dreams - Big Dreams
Venue: BallardWorks / 2856 NW Market St
One Night Only - May 18th 6pm - 9pm
BallardWorks Exhibits "Dreams - Big Dreams"
BallardWorks May, 2017 show is all about DREAMS - BIG DREAMS Sleeping dreams, daydreams, healing dreams, dark dreams, prophetic dreams, vivid dreams, recurring dreams, imaginings. Show will include large format images and statements about the dreams. Viewers may participate by sharing a dream for a future art project.
Artists include: Anita West, D.Lisa West, Mary Ashton, Jennifer Chadwick, Jonathan Clarren, Isobel Davis, Ellen Hochberg, Chris Holt, Donna Lough, Anne Nequette, Rosanne Olson, Flora Ramirez-Bustamante, Diane Sarr, Mia Schulte, Sharon Swanson, Kappy Trigg, Sheryl Westergreen and Katherine Wright.
Three floors of exhibition spaces and some art studios open for the Ballard Night Out, Thursday, May 18th, 2017. Open 6:00-9:00 pm one day only. Families with kids welcome. Enter through the 1st or 2nd floor doors on 30th Avenue. Includes painting, wood working, sculpture, quilting, encaustics, print making and more, all under one roof. www.ballardworks.com.
Artist: Alexander Williamson www.Somainkdesigns.com somaink.com
Venue: Populuxe Brewing / 826B N 49th St
Showing: May 2nd - June 1st
Come meet Populuxe's featured artist for May during Ballard Night Out on May 18th, 6pm - 9pm.
Alexander Williamson is a Seattle based visual artist. The event is a sampling of 4 shows in one. Ranging from vivid anatomical skull paintings, to realistic mushroom illustrations with a flair of the enchanted, a completely unique genre he created using mushroom spore prints as artwork and lastly, the surreal Northwest Landscapes and Animals collection.
His current showing at Populuxe includes A Northwest themed Acrylic Painting series which is rich in surrealism and popart imagery. Along side paintings, you will find Surreal Sumi Ink Illustrations and scientific illustrations of various animal skulls and mushroom species.
Ballard Night Out is presented by Greater Ballard Arts - supporting arts and cultural events in Ballard's 98107 & 98117 zip codes.