Openings & Events
Cairo shorts 1.0 Local and national female/queer artists and filmmakers including Ashley Nieves, Leena Joshi, and Gray Ellis screen their work. Cairo, 507 E. Mercer St., templeofcairo.com. 8 p.m. Sat., Feb. 21.
#Caphillpsa Artists Alex Garland, Cait Willis, Dakota Gearhart, Ellie Dicola and more offer their perspective about change in the neighborhood through posters. Vermillion Art Gallery, 1508 11th Ave., 709-9797,vermillionseattle.com. 6-9 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 19.
exterminator city 26 local underground comic artists gather to draw and hang. Greenwood Collective, 8537 Greenwood Ave. N., 708-7281, greenwoodcollective.com. 3 p.m. Sat., Feb. 21.
fun with feelings Artists and contributors to the 14th issue of Intruder , a comics anthology, celebrate its release. Push/Pull Gallery, 8537 Greenwood Ave. N. 7-10 p.m. Sat., Feb. 21.
Emily Pothast Recently profiled in our Spring Arts Guide, the artist and lead singer of Midday Veil delivers a lecture on all things mystical. Her show, which also includes illustrative works by other artists, is called Drawing God From Direct Observation. Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. Sun., Feb. 22. Hedreen Gallery (Seattle U), 901 12th Ave., 296-2244. 1:30-6 p.m. Wed.-Sat. Ends April 4.
Videoasis A celebration to rekindle the love of the music video, featuring local fimmakers Wes Johnson, Dream Hampton, Stacy Peck, and others. Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave., 329-2629, nwfilmforum.org. $6-$11. 7 p.m. Wed., Feb. 18.
David Alexander The artist landscapes in a highly fluid, melty paint style, prodding at the fact that the subjects are in danger of slipping away, thanks to climate change. Foster/White Gallery, 220 Third Ave S., 622-2833, fosterwhite.com. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Ends Feb. 28.
Annual Juried Exhibition Scott Lawrimore sorted through 1,500 submissions and picked his favorites for this exhibition. Gallery 110, 110 Third Ave. (Tashiro Kaplan Building), 624-9336, gallery110.com. Noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sat. Ends Feb. 28.
Bed Bath & Between Nine local and international artists display work in a “hand-painted wallpaper” environment. SOIL Gallery, 112 Third Ave. S. (Tashiro Kaplan Building), 264-8061, soilart.org. Noon-5 p.m. Thu.-Sun. Ends Feb. 28.
John Criscitello One day a giant dick appeared on a Jagermeister ad on Capitol Hill, and nothing has ever been the same. Criscitello’s long running guerilla wheatpaste street-art project has become emblematic of the struggle against gentrification. Vermillion, 1508 11th Ave, 709-9797, vermillionseattle.com. 4 p.m.-midnight. Tues.-Sun. Ends Feb. 26.
Middle Fork is a replica of a giant Western hemlock created with plaster molds and real wood chunks. MadArt, 325 Westlake Ave. N., 623-1180, madartseattle.com. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Sat. Ends Apr. 25.
Ann Hamilton The artist has created new commissioned art for the Henry that she invites viewers to interact with through touch—elements of the show can be ripped off the wall and kept for later. Henry Art Gallery (UW campus), 543-2280, henryart.org. $6-$10. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Weds., Sat. & Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thurs. & Sat. Ends April 26.
Melinda Hannigan Oil paintings of unusually tight close-ups of portions of seafaring vessels. Patricia Rovzar, 1225 Second Ave., 223-0273, rovzargallery.com. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sun. Ends March 1.
Kendra Exposed examines pop culture’s relationship to female celebrities through the lens of modern feminism, using sex tapes and tabloid photos. Interstitial Theatre, 6007 12th Ave. S., 3rd floor., interstitialtheatre.com. Noon-7 p.m. Sat.-Mon. Ends March 8.
Imaginature Surreal nature-inspired work from local artists. Kirkland Arts Center, 620 Market St., 425-822-7161, kirklandartscenter.org. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Ends March 27.
Indigenous Beauty A collection of traditional Native American artwork from the Diker Collection, with a Northwest sidebar. Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., 654-3121, seattleartmuseum.org. $12.50-$19.50. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. (Open to 9 p.m. Thurs.) Ends May 17.