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Promote your art

People often ask me how I decide what art exhibits to review. It’s an interesting question, but I probably don’t have an equally interesting answer. It’s often a seat-of-my-pants/spur-of-the-moment decision. For starters, I try to review shows that I think I will like and shows that I think the readers

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Promote your art

People often ask me how I decide what art exhibits to review. It’s an interesting question, but I probably don’t have an equally interesting answer. It’s often a seat-of-my-pants/spur-of-the-moment decision. For starters, I try to review shows that I think I will like and shows that I think the readers

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Here Today

The Here Today public project art sponsored by the City of Olympia features temporary art installations in various locations throughout downtown Olympia and along the boardwalk at Percival Landing. Including visual, performing art, literature and music, these works by local artists “celebrate a sense of place through reflection and response

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Here Today

The Here Today public project art sponsored by the City of Olympia features temporary art installations in various locations throughout downtown Olympia and along the boardwalk at Percival Landing. Including visual, performing art, literature and music, these works by local artists “celebrate a sense of place through reflection and response

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Odysseus's Garden

The front rooms of Fulcrum Gallery are filled with glass works by Bryan Rubino that are displayed in such a way as to be seen as two unified installations even though it is actually an exhibition of slightly more than a dozen individual works of art. The placement of the

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Odysseus's Garden

The front rooms of Fulcrum Gallery are filled with glass works by Bryan Rubino that are displayed in such a way as to be seen as two unified installations even though it is actually an exhibition of slightly more than a dozen individual works of art. The placement of the

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Travel show

For a good selection of artworks that teeter between “real” art and home décor — i.e., that caters to a mass market without being too banal — go to Childhood’s End Gallery in Olympia. The latest show centers on a travel theme with paintings by Sandy Hurd, serigraphs by Sherry

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Travel show

For a good selection of artworks that teeter between “real” art and home décor — i.e., that caters to a mass market without being too banal — go to Childhood’s End Gallery in Olympia. The latest show centers on a travel theme with paintings by Sandy Hurd, serigraphs by Sherry

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Another juried show

All juried shows are alike: a few outstanding artworks, a whole bunch of so-so stuff, and a few really bad pieces. The sixth annual juried art exhibit at The Gallery at Tacoma Community College is no exception. I’ll talk about the good stuff. Ron Hinson’s untitled

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Another juried show

All juried shows are alike: a few outstanding artworks, a whole bunch of so-so stuff, and a few really bad pieces. The sixth annual juried art exhibit at The Gallery at Tacoma Community College is no exception. I’ll talk about the good stuff. Ron Hinson’s untitled painted construction does not stand

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ICONcepts

The show is called ICONcepts, but it could just as well be called the beatification of Dale Chihuly and Lynn Di Nino. The term “icon” is one of those words the meaning of which has been so expanded through common usage and misusage that it can mean almost anything, from

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ICONcepts

The show is called ICONcepts, but it could just as well be called the beatification of Dale Chihuly and Lynn Di Nino. The term “icon” is one of those words the meaning of which has been so expanded through common usage and misusage that it can mean almost anything, from

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Naked Tacoma

Surely you’ve seen the posters by now: Naked Tacoma. 20 participants, 32 breasts, 16 vaginas, four penises, two butt cheeks. Attention grabbing, isn’t it? It’s the opening show of Paul Uhl’s new delight gallery inside Sanford & Son, and it’s the first of three similarly themed shows planned for the gallery.

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Naked Tacoma

Surely you’ve seen the posters by now: Naked Tacoma. 20 participants, 32 breasts, 16 vaginas, four penises, two butt cheeks. Attention grabbing, isn’t it? It’s the opening show of Paul Uhl’s new delight gallery inside Sanford & Son, and it’s the first of three similarly themed shows planned for the gallery.

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Exploiting glass

The de la Torres brothers’ motto must be anything worth doing is worth over-doing. They exploit the transparency and glimmer of  blown and cast glass the way a bad comic exploits a cheap laugh. Similarly, their art celebrates and parodies Mexican and Mexican-American culture. Mexicans who immigrated to Southern California

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Exploiting glass

The de la Torres brothers’ motto must be anything worth doing is worth over-doing. They exploit the transparency and glimmer of  blown and cast glass the way a bad comic exploits a cheap laugh. Similarly, their art celebrates and parodies Mexican and Mexican-American culture. Mexicans who immigrated to Southern California

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Multipurpose house

I didn’t mention Olympia’s Art House Designs in my cover story about avant-garde galleries last week, and it does warrant mentioning as a South Sound gallery that has been very successful. Not as much on the cutting-edge as some of the other galleries mentioned in that article, it nevertheless has

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Multipurpose house

I didn’t mention Olympia’s Art House Designs in my cover story about avant-garde galleries last week, and it does warrant mentioning as a South Sound gallery that has been very successful. Not as much on the cutting-edge as some of the other galleries mentioned in that article, it nevertheless has

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The Neddy

The Neddies are here again. The Neddy Fellowships are among the most prestigious art awards in the state and are granted each year to two worthy Washington state artists in honor of longtime Seattle painter Robert “Ned” Behnke, who died in 1989. Every year for the past four years Tacoma

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The Neddy

The Neddies are here again. The Neddy Fellowships are among the most prestigious art awards in the state and are granted each year to two worthy Washington state artists in honor of longtime Seattle painter Robert “Ned” Behnke, who died in 1989. Every year for the past four years Tacoma

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