Sunday, July 29, 2012

Opening Reception for Visual Biographies


Opening Reception Thursday August 9, 2012 from 5:30-7:30 PM
Wine, hors d’oeuvres and music will accompany the art.

An Interchange Between Artists and Aljoya Mercer Island Residents

Rebecca DeVere, Shrine to Grandmothers, mixed media mosaic

Artists paired with Aljoya Mercer Island residents create individualized visual narratives to honor and celebrate the lives of the residents.

Resident/Artist Pairings:

Artist                                                   Resident
Earnest Thomas                                   Jim Esclavon
Angelena Chamberlin                          Ellie Naden                        
Matt Calcavecchia                               Bob Coe
Jennifer Carroll                                   Elaine and Abe Kleiman
Sarah Dillon                                        Bette Raymond
Barbara Dunshee                                 Joe Finnegan
David Julian                                        Larry  Rubin
Cathy Fields                                        Pat Anderson
Kamala Dolphin-Kingsley                   Maggie Bennett              
Doug Keith                                          Manuel Lott
Barbara Noonan                                  Myra Lupton
Anne-Marie Leon                                Sybil Tall
Suze Woolf                                         Cork Hardinge 
Rebecca DeVere                                 Tish Glant-Scheinman

Artwork is on exhibit through October 1, 2012.
Please call (206) 230-0150 by August 7th to RSVP.
Your response is appreciated. Complimentary parking will be provided.

Call for Art: "INSIDE/OUTSIDE"

Instructions for Email Submission

EXHIBITION: Inside/Outside
LOCATION: University House Wallingford
DATE: October 18, 2012 to February 23, 2013  
DEADLINE: August 26, 2012  5:00pm
OPENING: October 18, 2012 5:30-7:30pm
QUESTIONS: contact June Sekiguchi at  or 206-713-7819

Inside/Outside    A broad theme inviting works of interior and exterior content.  The work can be literal perspectives from inside a physical space or one’s internal thoughts or feelings.  The work can also be from external world as in landscapes or other perspectives from outside of oneself.

Eligibility:   Open to all artists who have not shown at UH Wallingford in 2012.

Accepted work will primarily be wall hung with 2-D
2-D maximum size 42” on the longest side
A limited number of work up to 60” will be considered
2-D works must be ready to install with a hanging wire
3-D maximum size 20”Hx15”Wx15”D
All media accepted excluding work that requires electricity


1. Email submissions to: with your contact information on all documents.  Do not send PDF documents.

2. Attach up to six (6) jpegs of available artwork – low resolution.  Use the following Jpeg format instructions:
Each Jpeg should be saved at 72 dpi
Use maximum image size of 1200px on the longest dimension
Limit each jpeg to a maximum file size of 2MG
LABEL JPEG WITH YOUR NAME AND TITLE OF ART WORK – This facilitates identifying the large quantity of images.

3. Include an image list as an attached document with the following details for EACH jpeg
Size H” x W” x D”
Year completed
Price or Insurance Value if NFS (not for sale)

4. Attach resume/bio and artist statement and make sure your name is on all documents. NO PDFs.  

Era Living Exhibitions:

The artist receives 100% from sales at Era Living locations.  Because no commission is taken, sales are made directly between you and your client.  Postcards are generated for each show and promotional material sent to print and online media sources.  Opening receptions are gala events and artist presence is appreciated.  Artist talks may be scheduled.

Art at Era Living is viewed by residents and guests, and the public is invited to view the work.   Era Living is 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.

For questions, email or call 206-713-7819

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Opening Reception for ARTIST COUPLES

Art Making / Life Sharing Artist Couples
Opening Reception Wed. July 18th from 4:30-6:30pm
Ida Culver House Broadview
12505 Greenwood Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98133
hors d'oeuvres, wine, and live music will accompany the work
exhibition runs to Nov 11th
daily viewing hours 8am-7pm

Artist Couples:
Carol Ross and Michael Rainwater
Susan Lytle and Alfredo Arreguin 
Anna McKee and Paul McKee
Meg Murch and RK Burk
Collen Venter and Stephen Steck