Openings & Events
INTRUDER RELEASE PARTY The locally made free comics quarterly celebrates the release of its 12th issue at the Black Lodge with a lineup of fuzzed-out punk bands including Ubu Roi and Terminal Fuzz Terror. 8 p.m. Sat., Sept 13. Black Lodge (secret location), intrudercomics.tumblr.com. $7–10.
White Girls features life-size photographic transfers of the artist, scuffed and sepia-toned, in an examination of the culture of the female form. Opening reception 6–9 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 11. Blindfold Gallery, 1718 E. Olive Way, 328-5100, blindfold gallery.com. Thurs.–Sat., 1–5 p.m. Through Oct. 4.
Michelle Smith-Lewis and Sarah B. Smith
My Kingdom honors the coming of autumn with tintypes and ambrotypes, and photographs of local flora, fauna, and underbrush. Opening reception 5–9 p.m. Thurs,, Sept. 11. Ghost Gallery, 504 E. Denny Way, ghostgalleryart.com. Mon.–Sun., 11 a.m.–7 p.m. Through Oct. 6.
Kate Petty, Richard Rogers, And David Robertson A collection of encaustic paintings, abstract work, and textural oil paintings, which will be accompanied by a live DJ. Opening reception 6–10 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 11. True Love Art Gallery, 1525 Summit Ave., 227-3572, trueloveart.com. Mon.–Sun., Noon–8 p.m. Through Oct. 5.
An Evening of Zines and Little Surprises Northwest zinesters Alexis Wolf and Joshua James Amberson will celebrate the launch of their new zines Ilse Content and Basic Paper Airplane with an interactive performance. 7:30–9 p.m. Fri., Sept. 12. Black Coffee Coop, 501 E. Pine St., 541-8694, black coffeecoop.com.
OHP:T is an animated GIF study on “ladders collapsing and being forcefully deconstructed” inspired by the artist’s stint as a contractor. The work will be dispalyed on tablet-sized screens. Opening reception 6–9 p.m. Sat., Sept. 13. LxWxH, 6007 12th Ave. S., 697-5156, lengthbywidthbyheight.com. Sat., Noon–5 p.m., through Oct. 4.
James Nielsen & Jacob Dixon will unveil their massive new 3,870-square-foot mural for the Greenwood Masonic Lodge, accompanied by a slew of local psych bands including Midday Veil, Kingdom of the Holy Sun, Our Mother the Mountain, and Dacha. 7 p.m. Sat., Sept. 13. Greenwood Masonic Lodge, 7910 Greenwood Ave. N., 789-0575, greenwood253.org. $1–$10 suggested donation.
Chris Crites & Samantha Scherer Crites displays his signature mugshots and crime scenes painted on brown paper bags. Scherer shows her tiny, fine-lined ink drawings in We Are OK Here, lovely and intricate works that have a hard time competing with the room. G. Gibson Gallery, 300 S. Washington St. (Tashiro Kaplan Building), 587-4033, ggibsongallery.com. 11 a.m–5 p.m. Wed.–Sat. Ends Oct. 11.
The Magician Created by Chris Byrne and designed by Scott Newton, The Magician
is an intricately printed graphic novel that incorporates the folding, push/pull interactive elements of a pop-up book. Paper Hammer published the volume, which contains a dozen handbound elements. Paper Hammer, 1400 Second Ave., 682-3820, paper-hammer.com. 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Mon.–Sat. Ends Sept. 30.
Daniel Joseph Martinez
Reflections From a Damaged Life confronts social issues ranging from religion to the military-industrial complex to advertising. The show contains some large, startling photographs of a hunchback and an eerie sequence of storefronts, something like Ed Ruscha’s Every Building on the Sunset Strip, with political graffiti added for commentary. James Harris Gallery, 604 Second Ave., 903-6220, jamesharrisgallery.com. 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Wed.–Sat. Ends Oct. 11.
Les Fleurs du Male is a photo series created as an homage to French novelist and playwright Jean Genet. Gallery4Culture, 101 Prefontaine Pl. S. (Tashiro Kaplan Building), 296-7580, 4culture.org. 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Fri. Ends Sept. 25.
Horizons shows the artist’s love of the Northwest with a series of sweeping, brushed paintings depicting the Puget Sound Region. Patricia Rovzar Gallery, 1225 Second Ave., 223-0273, rovzargallery.com, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Sun. Ends Sept. 30.