The Wallingford Art Walk is back! Join us on Wednesday February 6, from 6-9 PM for our first art walk of the new year, along and beyond N 45th Street in beautiful Wallingford.
This is a great time to enjoy the fine artwork in many of our neighborhood businesses, have dinner in one of our top-rated restaurants, relax with a beverage, enjoy a great movie, and end the evening with some terrific music!
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Among the participating businesses are:
University House Wallingford - 4400 Stone Way North (between 44th & 45th St)
The featured artist at University House Wallingford is Thane McCulloh, and there is always an amazing permanent collection of fine art on the walls, Chihuly glass on display and lush landscaping and beauty all around. The Wallingford Art Walk is a great opportunity to enjoy the elegant and inviting ambiance at University House Wallingford.
Caffe Appassionato – 1218 North 45th Street (on Stone Way)
Riveting photos from a recent trip to Africa by Annie Laurie Malarkey as featured in her beautiful “Ghana Life” series, espresso, an outdoor deck, and beer on tap make this a great stop during the Wallingford Art Walk. Annie will be in attendance. Also, tonight is vinyl night, with special guest The Beatles!
Seattle Mosaic Arts – 1325 North 46th Street (between Interlake and Stone Way)
Todd Campbell will be the featured artist for February and March. He has been making mosaics at Seattle Mosaic Arts since the spring of 2011 and his work is inspiring, varied and technically gorgeous. Don’t miss this opportunity to see it.
CMA Gallery – 4501 Interlake Avenue North (at N 46th St)
Enjoy the artwork of Elva Francis. Elva is a 74 year old Seattle resident, who showed talent at an early age but did not begin to seriously study art until after she had raised a family and retired from a long career. She has recently spent several years studying at North Seattle Community College, the Pratt Art Institute and the Mark Miller School of Art. Elva paints in oils, acrylics, water colors and pastels, and enjoys experimenting with a variety of materials and methods. She is currently interested in developing a body of work with an emphasis on abstraction. The paintings that can be seen at the CMA Gallery are inspired by her lengthy stays in Mexico and by other travels with family.
Assistance League of Seattle – 1415 North 45th Street (between Interlake and Woodlawn)
The ALS Thrift Shop will feature “Shelter Art” – art that has been donated to the Thrift Shop – and the sales go to buying new clothes for needy children in the Seattle School District. They will also have empty frames for sale that might be helpful for some visiting artists. The art styles vary and are of various ages. Please show your support!
Chocolati Cafe – 1716 North 45th Street (between Densmore and Wallingford)
Chocolati on 45th street will be featuring art by Jonathan Armstrong. In Jonathan’s collection you will find a variety of techniques, including collages, serigraphs, transfers, and more, which showcase the evolution of his work over time. The artist plans to be in attendance.
Fuel Coffee – 1705 North 45th Street (between Densmore and Wallingford)
Jameson Hubbard’s beautiful woodblock prints will be on display at Fuel Coffee, always committed to perfectly caffeinating each customer with the highest quality coffee.
H&R Block – 1717 North 45th Street (between Densmore and Wallingford)
H&R Block will be hosting Tana Knight as their featured artist.
Wallingford Center – 1815 North 45th Street (at Wallingford)
Yasmín Wisecarver is the featured artist on the bottom floor at Wallingford Center. See her bold, colorful paintings during the Wallingford Art Walk on Wednesday, February 6th, but hurry – Wallingford Center closes at 8:00 PM.
Teahouse Kuan Yin – 1911 North 45th Street (between Burke and Meridian)
Featured artists include Karen Sandy, with her gorgeous chalk, pastel and ebony pencil drawings, and Joseph Lavely, with his beautiful paintings. His works are oil on canvas and serve as allegories for a modern world. In the paintings, we see archetypal characters engaged in fantastic rituals. Something seems uncanny, familiar; this is a deja vu of sorts as what is going on resonates with the underlying forces within us all.
Murphy’s – 1928 North 45th Street (between Burke and Meridian)
Proud sponsor of the Wallingford Art Walk, Seattle’s first Irish pub doesn’t have a featured artist, but it does have cool beer signs, cold beer on tap and tasty grub! Wednesday night is Open Mic, starting at 9 PM (signup at 8 PM)!
Seamonster Lounge – 2202 North 45th Street (between Bagley and Corliss)
Artist Kassandra Morrow presents her paintings of terrific Seamonster Lounge musicians. Have a beverage, enjoy the great music, and try some delicious sushi prepaired by the chefs from Rain! Stick around for an evening of jazz with Jacques Willis & Friends at 10PM, featuring Jacques on vibraphone, Kate Olson on sax, Steve Kim on bass, Paul Fischer on guitar, and Eric Eagle on drums.
Yogurtland Wallingford – 2320 North 45th Street (at Sunnyside)
Proud sponsor of the Wallingford Art Walk! Yogurtland doesn’t have a featured artist, but it’s always a great place to create your own culinary art from their creamy frozen yogurt and delicious toppings. Winter Special: check-in on Facebook, Yelp, or foursquare from the Wallingford Yogurtland, show the cashier your check in and you get your first 3 oz. of yogurt FREE!
Wine World and Spirits – 400 Northeast 45th Street (between 4th & 5th Ave NE)
Wine World and Spirits will feature the work of Amanda Phipps. Amanda Phipps is a fine artist based out of Seattle. Although she works in many mediums, her primary focus is abstract oil on canvas painting. Her work has been described as modern and graphic with dark undertones. Her paintings utilize depth, dramatic texture and vibrant colors to reflect her state of mind. Every week night from 6-8pm, you can sample beer or wine from all over the world at Wine World and Spirits’ tasting bar, a place to gather, meet new friends and discover your next new favorite. Tonight, enjoy a tasting from Kent Washington’s Airways Brewing Company, featuring local, handcrafted, tasty beers.
Johnston Architects – 100 NE Northlake Way, Suite 200 (between Gasworks Park and Ivar’s Salmon House)
Joan Stuart Ross will be the featured artist at Johnston Architects during the February 6th Wallingford Art Walk, with her show “Peregrination.” Reception 6-8 PM with refreshments, in an informal, stunning office space. Encaustic/collage paintings, including an installation of several from her new series, “Hankies.”
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