Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Opening Reception at University House Issaquah

An intergenerational show of students and seniors in "Harold and the Purple Crayon".  In the classic children's book, Harold creates his reality by drawing it with his purple crayon.  This is a show of creativity by students from Issaquah area schools and residents and staff of University House Issaquah.  Music by the student string quartet, "The Complicated Quartet".  Co-curated by Vicki Hoffman and June Sekiguchi.
Harold inspired coloring group of residents, Babs Gray, Jean Weile, and Jackie Kester

artwork of Ann Pittle left, Linlon Xien right

left:  self-portrait by Sam Butterklee;  right:  "Mario" by Sam Butterklee

The Complicated Quartet 

Student artist Kyle Patterson and his dad

Resident artist Ann Pittle

Resident artists Jeannette LeCelle and wood carver Beth Hyypia

awesome student artist, Krysta Dawson

Artist beloveds Sam and Edith Butterklee

University House Issaquah Residents 

wood carving by Beth Hyypia called "Bird Brain"

Opening Reception at Ida Culver Broadview

Shadows and Reflections II Opening Reception at Ida Culver Broadview, March 21, 2012

 artist Jim Kurihara

Resident artist Marion Norberg, left

Artist Paul McKee, Anna McKee, and artist Carol Milne

participating artist Jim Kurihara and Kelly Lyles with Jim's painting "Kim Glowing"

Photographers Carina del Rosario, Aaron Asis, and Laura Brodax

Photographer Conrad Chavez 

Ida Culver Broadview resident artists left to right, Bill Montgomery, Carol Montgomery, Naomi Steel 

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Call for Art "ADAPTATION"

Instructions for Email Submission

EXHIBITION:    Adaptation
LOCATION:      University House Wallingford (UHW)
DATE:              June 21 – October 14, 2012     
DEADLINE:       April 1, 2012
CONTACT:       June Sekiguchi, or 206-713-7819

­­­Adaptation:   Seeking visual art that is informed by work from a different original source:   Music, Dance, Theater, Film, Literature, Poetry, Science and Mathematics.   How does one art form respond to another art form to find new ways of expression?  The exhibition will present work that probes, develops, transforms, and adapts previously created works or concepts into a visual medium.

Accepted work will primarily be wall hung with a maximum of 48” on the longest side; 3-D maximum size 20”x20”x20”.  All mediums accepted, excluding art requiring electricity.

Late or incomplete submissions and improperly labeled jpegs will NOT be juried.

Email submissions to:

To track email correspondence, type the exhibition title and your name in the subject line of your email       “Adaptation:  Your Name”

REQUIREMENTS FOR EMAIL SUBMISSION.    Attach all required information in one email with your name, email and phone:  See details below.
·         Up to 6 jpeg images
·         Word document image list details
·         Resume/bio/statement

JPEG ATTACHMENT:  Attach up to six (6) jpegs of your artwork.  Use the following jpeg format instructions:
·         Each jpeg should be saved at 72 dpi
·         Maximum image size of 1200px on the longest dimension
·         Limit each jpeg to a maximum file size of 2MG

IMAGE LIST ATTACHMENT:  Attach an image list as a WORD DOCUMENT with the following details for EACH jpeg.  Please do not send the image list in a PDF or Excel format
·         Name and contact information
·         Title
·         Medium
·         Size H” x W” x D” (w/frame if applicable)
·         Price or Insurance Value if NFS (not for sale)

ARTIST INFO ATTACHMENT:  Title each document with your name and type of information.
·         Name Resume
·         Name Bio
·         Name Artist Statement (statement pertaining to work submitted for this show)                             

University House Wallingford is owned Era Living, a Seattle based company founded in 1987 to provide innovative housing, programs, and service to their retirement communities.  Era Living is committed to bringing quality art experiences to their residents and to provide exhibition opportunities to artists.