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Openings & Events


The Art of The Intruder The local comix collective showcases work from old issues of The Intruder, as well as new pieces from the upcoming publication. Push/Pull, 8537 Greenwood Ave. N., 384-3124, 6-10 p.m. Fri., Feb. 13.


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 by skewering the woo girls and bros whose puke floweth bountifully through the streets. Opening reception 7 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 12. Vermillion, 1508 11th Ave, 709-9797, 4 p.m.-midnight. Tues.-Sun. Ends Feb. 26.


Georgetown Art Attack The monthly neighborhood art walk is back for a special Valentine’s Day edition featuring art from Guy Colwell’s ’70s social surrealist comics Inner City Romance, Valentine’s Raku pottery firing, kitty paintings, love-themed art auctions, and more. And for those seeking love, the bars will be hopping afterwards. Downtown Georgetown, 6-9 p.m. Sat., Feb. 14.

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Kendra Exposed examines pop culture’s relationship to female celebrities through the lens of modern feminism, using sex tapes and tabloid photos. Opening reception, 6 p.m. Sat., Feb. 14. Interstitial Theatre, 6007 12th Ave. S., 3rd floor., Noon-7 p.m. Sat.-Mon. Ends March 8.

Indigenous Beauty A collection of traditional Native American artwork from the Diker Collection, with a Northwest sidebar. Opens Thurs., Feb. 12. Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., 654-3121, $12.50-$19.50. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. (Open to 9 p.m. Thurs.) Ends May 17.

junk Works based on male genitalia from artists John Criscitello, Benjamin Gazy, Kelly O’Neil, Jess Wamre, and more. Pony, 1221 E. Madison St., 324-2854, 6 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 12.

Jason lajeunesse In Echoes, Lajeunesse explores his pursuit of sobriety through a collection of paintings. Opening reception, 5-9 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 12. Ghost Gallery, 504 E. Denny Way, 832-6063, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tues.-Fri. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Ends. March 9.

Nerdgasm An erotic nerd-art show that sexes up themes from geek culture. Artful Dodger Tattoo and Comics, 1715 E. Olive Way, 323-4657, 7-10 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 12.


Power Scribbles Seven local artists celebrate the simple yet bold medium of doodles and sketches. Opening reception, 6-10 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 12 True Love Art Gallery, 1525 Summit Ave., 227-3572, 1-9 p.m. Tues.-Sat. 1-8 p.m. Sun. Ends March 8.

Valenzines Love themed zines from local and international artists. Art Primo, 415 E. Pike St., 365-4083, 6-9 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 12.

Will You Be Mine? A Valentine’s Day-themed photo show focusing on the importance of “self-love.” Opening reception, 7-9 p.m., Thurs., Feb. 12. Cupcake Royale, 1111 E. Pike St., 883-7656, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Mon.-Sun. Ends Feb. 28.


David Alexander The artist, an avid environmentalist, portrays his 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, 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, Noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sat. Ends Feb. 28.

BAM Biennial: Knock on Wood Again, there’s a very materials-focused emphasis to this biannual group show. Clay and fiber art were featured in 2012 and 2010, respectively; now it’s the chisel-and-mallet set’s turn to display their creations. Some of the three dozen artists featured you know or have seen before at BAM (or local galleries), like Rick Araluce, Whiting Tennis, and W. Scott Trimble. BRIAN MILLER Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way N.E., 425-519-0770, $5-$10. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tues.-Sun. Ends March 29.