Saturday, November 10, 2012

Selected works from Inside/Outside

Thane McCulloh, Glacier, watercolor 2012
Thane McCulloh, Mt. St. Helens Eruption, May 18, 1980, watercolor

Thane McCulloh, owl in saguaro cactus, watercolor

Thane, McCulloh, Taj Mahal Reflection, watercolor

Thane McCulloh, aquaduct, watercolor

McAlister Merchant, cast glass horses

Barbara DePirro, "Kelp" mixed media

Adrienne Alford, "TV for Crack," acrylic on canvas

John Breitweiser, "Bedtime" mixed media, various papers, resin

Don Denis, Seattle Public Library, photograph

Donna Lough, "Urban Jungle"

Lynne Rigby, "Abbey Orchard," mixed media textiles and wire

Liz Ruest, digital print on aluminum

Friday, November 9, 2012


Instructions for Email Submission

EXHIBITION: Head to Toe:  Art of the Human Figure
LOCATION: University House Wallingford, 4400 Stone Way N, Seattle, 98103
DEADLINE: January 7, 2013
ART DROP: February 24, 2013
OPENING: February 28, 2012 Gala Reception
CLOSING: June 15, 2013  
CONTACT: June Sekiguchi ,  206-713-7819

HEAD TO TOE:  Art of the Human Figure
The human figure is the focus in this exhibition.  Art can be:  • Figures in their entire form
• Portraits • Details of parts of the body • Single figures or groups • Figures at rest or in action • Realistic or abstract

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:

2.       Give ALL the following information:
Your Name

3.       Attach up to six (6) jpegs of available artwork – low resolution to be viewed on line only
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 helps me identify the art without having to re-label it myself.

4.       Include an art work list with the following details for EACH jpeg
Size H” x W” x D”
Year completed
Price or Insurance Value if NFS (not for sale)

5.     Attach resume/bio and artist statement and make sure your name is on all documents.  

Era Living Exhibitions:

The artist receives 100% from sales at Era Living locations – 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 held for each exhibition and artists will be invited by the curator to participate in artist talks.

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

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Artist Talk

Artists from "Inside/Outside" will speak about their work and process at University House Wallingford Tuesday, November 13th at 7:30pm.   Participating artists are Thane McCulloh, Adrienne Alford, Ellen Hochberg, and Susan Walker.

"Inside/Outside" is an exhibition with a broad theme addressing interior or exterior content.  Works from realistic landscapes and interiors to abstracted, internalized content will be discussed in this talk.
University House Wallingford
4400 Stone Way N
Seattle, WA 98103

 Thane McCulloh,  watercolor, 86 year old artist who started painting 10 months ago

Adrienne Alford, "Crack for TV," acrylic on canvas, 24"x36", 2011 

Ellen Hochberg, "Chaos,"  ink and graphite on paper,  18"x18'', 2012

Susan Walker, "The Original Studio," oil on canvas, 24"x18", 2012