Exhibits & Galleries

Past Art Exhibits at Western Libraries


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All of the art pieces represent becoming one's self. Understanding you're own body and structure, growing a metaphysical garden, dissolving into your environment. These are all water colors and pen. Kathryn Jasperson
Display by: Kathryn Jasperson
Display Date: 9/30/2016
       The suburbs are remarkable because they connect to my upbringing as well as the start of our society’s development into its state of hyperreality. My acrylic paintings reference the suburbs of Southern California and the Pacific Northwest as a way to discuss our society’s progression into... more
Display by: Kendra Story
Display Date: 3/04/2015
The Way I Saw It For the last few years I have been creating art centered on the notion of the viewer versus the work of art, and the relationship that is formed when they meet. I like to believe that every piece of art embodies the fingerprint of its creator, a shadow of their emotion, their... more
Display by: Debbi Kenote
Display Date: 10/22/2012
This exhibit showcases the fiction and nonfiction writing of freshmen in Viking Launch, Western’s early fall start program. These students have selected images they have discovered within public archives and then responded to them through prose. They have then combined their writing with the image... more
Display Date: 10/11/2011
Nine pastel paintings of trout and salmon by the acclaimed illustrator and artist Tommy Brayshaw are now on exhibit in Gallery 1. An artist and conservationist, Brayshaw was trained as a draftsman in his native Yorkshire, England and emigrated to British Columbia in 1920. Although active as a... more
Display Date: 7/06/2011
My photography project consists of thirteen images that document the changing cityscape of Seattle. I have accompanied each image with a fact or statistic from various sources such as the Seattle Times, The Stranger and websites such as governing.org. The combination of the images and information... more
Display by: Austin Smith
Display Date: 1/13/2017
I am an unexpected artist. My life took an unknown twist during my volunteer work that led to a discussion of oil paintings and , then, to art lessons from a fellow volunteer. The geometric abstracts developed as I painted landscapes and still lifes. Realism and impressionism became abstract; the... more
Display by: Eileen Reardanz
Display Date: 3/12/2014
I am an unexpected artist. My life took an unknown twist during my volunteer work that led to a discussion of oil paintings and , then, to art lessons from a fellow volunteer. The geometric abstracts developed as I painted landscapes and still lifes. Realism and impressionism became abstract; the... more
Display by: Eileen Reardanz
Display Date: 3/12/2014
Uptown Art is proud to exhibit a wide variety of works.  These have been created by our instructors during our painting parties
Display by: Various artists/teachers from Uptown Art
Display Date: 3/18/2016
d’Elaine Johnson is a full-time artist based in Edmonds, Washington. Hundreds of her works have been collected throughout the world. She has won many awards and honors; has been listed in university, national, and the world’s who’s who of art. She has exhibited at innumerable one-person and juried... more
Display by: d'Elaine Johnson
Display Date: 8/06/2014

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