Artists at Artopia: Who & Where

Jason Appear Debut of the "Low Moon" collection by this internationally acclaimed comics artist. Fantagraphics ShopAria Dance Company Diverse styles, from modern to folk. Wood ShopThe Asterisk Project/Nicole Sasala The piece Intersection will involve a handful of dancers taking direction from traffic lights and crosswalks. Ice House LotJim Bartz & String Station An innovative 40-string group. Wood ShopJenna Bean Veatch Personalized improvisational dances for 25 cents each! CarnivalChristian Bell & Andrew Miller A serio-comedic performance that raises the question "What are you seeking?" Ice House LotBicycle Belles Seattle's bike dance troupe. Ice House LotPaul Budraitis Performing excerpts from his solo performance piece, most recently seen at On the Boards' 12 Minutes Max. Wood ShopErin Elyse Burns & Allison Quemere Three video works, as well as a staged boxing match on roller skates. Ice House LotButtenik Ensemble A group of friends and artists who perform live theatre, interactive film, and live music. RoamingEsther Clark & Zesty McHooter Sculptures and large murals. North LotNicole Cordier Floral art. Ice House LotEthan Currier Stone sculptures. Ice House LotChris Dacre Cardboard and other recycled goods were used to construct the Giant Chinook helicopter featured in Dacre's "WAR is FUN!" gallery. Wood ShopDanse Perdue/Vanessa Skantze Skantze provides the grand finale to a processional filled with various mini-performances along the way. RoamingDASSdance/Daniel Wilkins A dry version of their new "Fighting Water" show. Wood ShopMichelle de la Vega Studio works from the Rainier Cold Storage artist and dancer. Wood ShopWillow Fox Digital art. Wood ShopRosalie Gale Waterproof art that can be placed in your shower, or anywhere else in your house, for that matter. Ice House LotGeorgetown Art Center A benefit and celebratory grand opening of the new GAC print studio, showcasing new woodblocks, etchings, and drypoints.Georgetown Super 8 Festival Amateur Super-8 films. Belle and WissellJoe Graziano A photographer influenced by the Cold War, inspired by ordinary life and the very light and very dark. Ice House LotGyre Productions A short film by Jesiah Bell, Carey Christie, and Fort Dudak. 10 p.m., Belle & WissellGreg Hagood Paper motorcycles. Ice House LotTom Hall Will be showing images from his Rainier Cold Storage demo. All City CoffeeSophia Marie Harrington Adult and children's face painter. CarnivalWill Harris These photographs capture and accentuate people in their everyday lives. Forsythe HotelPamela Hathaway-Perrel The knitters of Georgetown Artist Cooperative will be teaching cooperative knitting via giant needles attached to a huge ball of yarn. North LotAlex Hayden A vast array of wood sculptures. Ice House LotHelmet Head Will house Tina Linville, Jenna Colby, Tempting Tarts Burlesque, The Blank-Its, and Nerdlinger. Helmet HeadTerence Healy This portrait artist will showcase paintings of his collection of forgotten toys found at thrift shops around the city. Ice House LotVictoria Heuman This interior decorator–turned-artist has a fresh form of modern canvases called Jetscapes—composed of multilevel canvases suspended as one complete work of art. Ice House LotHimanee & Jim Gupta-Carlson Himanee's Artopia project developed out of a classroom activity in which she taught political-science students about Barack Obama's inauguration live from the event itself. Wood ShopTula Howell A series of visceral photographs displaying food in unconventional ways: razor blades hidden in apples, or a chicken fetus in a carton of eggs. Horton BuildingTomiko Jones See profile. Wood ShopTrey Jones & Derek Bruno Of Do Gooder Design. Ice House Lot"Just Sage"/Petting Zoo Players Called the "metaphysical magician." Ice House LotJulie Kadingo Gestures in paper, cloth, pencil, acrylic, and reused objects. Forsythe HotelLeonardo Lanzolla Paintings with an Italian bent. Calamity Jane'sShannon Leahy Bright colors and different dimensions. Wood ShopRichard Lemmert Hardware cloth, hinges, and moveable parts all come together to create a unique series of sculptures titled "Satan's Cages." Ice House LotChris McMullen See profile. Ice House Lot, CarnivalLance Mercer Photos from the longtime commercial shooter, best known for chronicling Pearl Jam. Horton BuildingConor Mitchell A local artist doing visual art, music, writing, and design. Ice House LotMarissa Rae Niederhauser Dressed in bandages and braces, she'll dance a short piece accompanied by an electric guitar. Wood ShopJohn Ohannesian Magical paintings. Horton BuildingOn the Double See profile. Georgetown Records StageJohn and Michele Osgood/Bherd Studio An artist influenced by Picasso-era cubism and urban street art; will be demonstrating live art using acrylics and spray paint. North LotMicah Parker A combination of spray-painting techniques, one-stroke figure drawings, and portraits. North LotHeidi Pendergast Puppetmaster of a 4-foot-tall Tibetan monk puppet who loves to dance. Ice House LotChristopher Pfeifle He revisits with his innovative 14-foot-tall kinetic column titled Spinal Tap. Ice House LotMichael Pina: Urban Safari Street art manipulated in one form or another. Horton BuildingLisa Pisoni Creator of an art installation using a digital camcorder and asking festival-goers a series of questions. North LotPower-Tool Race/Rusty Oliver, Hazard Factory See profile. CarnivalPyrosutra One of the leading fire-dance troupes in North America. Ice House LotRachel Randall Dancers create a slow-motion sculpture of bodies connected by visible lines of yarn. Ice House LotShannon Ritsher Creator of Greenbelts, human and dog accessories such as leashes and belts made from recycled materials and scrap leather. Ice House LotJustin Rodda Light sculpture. Ice House LotJamal Saint Morris A graphic novel. Ice House LotSeattle Art Museum A street mural with local artists Damion Hayes and Lauren Holloway. CarnivalBrian Seldt A life-sized wooden horse, built from wood and insulation foam, appears dead with a reflection of the Grim Reaper on his back. Wood ShopEvan Schuass & Lauren Fujii Experienced glass blowers. North LotJen Seaman The onetime SW staffer leads a group of emerging alternative female comics. Ice House LotEric Otis Singletary "The Two Percent Solution" is a monthly comic series. Ice House LotJoseph Songco See profile. Wood ShopShai Steiner Animal art. Ice House LotSiolo Thompson Animals and magical things, in paint. Ice House LotHelen Thorsen Modern and Butoh dancer, a founding member of Dappin' Butoh. Wood ShopPeter Toms A sculptor, performer, and musician from Fremont. Ice House LotAmy-Ellen Trefsger: Flat-Chested Mama A question-and-answer booth about live art, endurance performance work, andthe art/life continuum. Ice House LotTroupe Hipnotica A truly hypnotic tribal belly-dance performance. Ice House LotMary Tudor Abstract work, in oils and wax on canvas and paper. North LotTwo Tartes Cafe & Catering Will house Max Brown, Aubrie Brown, Lin Lamer, and Jenna Colby. Two Tartes CafeThe Unrequited/BASE Movement Theatre/Megan Mertaugh Two individuals in a search for home, through dialogue, movement, and imagery. The Brew HouseAdrian van Dooren A site-specific work exploring our relationship to language and language's relationship to material. RoamingKeith Amarek Waters/Citizens in Hell 4 Nine artists come together to collaborate on a project that explores the different levels of hell. Art CoreWeirdo & Joey Nix Uses oils in an organic fashion, combined with digital embellishments, to produce the Comcast mural. Ice House LotBrendan Wenberg Creator of Strange Child Apparel, he'll be selling his clothes, as well as turning people into zombies on pen and paper. CarnivalJohn Wilmot If you're a local, you'll probably recognize these architectural shots of the Georgetown and SoDo neighborhoods from the past three years. Wood ShopSteve Withycomb Creates carnival rides from wood and discarded and fabricated steel. CarnivalYouth Speaks Don't be confused by the title: "Youth Speaks" will feature both teens and adult poets to show off the city's best spoken-word masters. Ice House LotLiesl Zappler These wild wire cowgirl sculptures are sure to buck, rope, and lasso unsuspecting cowboys and passersby. Ice House Lot

 
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