First Thursday in Seattle Tonight

artxchangeOpening First Thursday April 5, 5-8pm, ArtXchange Gallery, 512 First Avenue S.,  presents Between and Within: A Tenuous Beauty. This exhibition by three artists (based in Rhode Island, South Korea and Seattle) explores the changing climate of nature’s textures from chaotic to serene, impacted by human development and the accelerating diminishment of natural resources. Featuring artists Jiyoung Chung (Rhode Island), Gilchun Koh (South Korea) and Alan Lau (Seattle). Shown: Jiyoung Chung, Between and Within, joomchi paper, 42 x 29 in

Foster/White Gallery, 220  Third Avenue S., is showing “Calcadia,” new work by cartographer  Chase Langford. Langford  began exploring ways in which he could integrate cartography and fine art. His work is displayed in residential, public and corporate collections worldwide, including the Long Beach Museum of Art, the Four Seasons in Hong Kong, USC’s Keck School of Medicine, Monique Lhuillier Inc, UBS and Nordstrom stores nationwide. He currently works from his studio in Los Angeles, California.

Showing at Frederick Holmes and Company, 309 Occidental Avenue S., is an exhibition of works by Jules Olitski, Dan Christensen, Kenneth Noland, Larry Zox, Darryl Hughto and Susan Roth, and others who emerged in the 1960’s and ‘70’s and whose work was the continuation of the Abstract Expressionism of Hans Hofmann, Adolph Gottlieb, Robert Motherwell, Helen Frankenthaler, Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko. Shown at the right: Chase by Kenneth Noland.

First Thursday” opening reception with Michael Spafford April 5, 2018, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third  Avenue S. Scheduled for Saturday, April 7, at noon is a  “Saturday After” walk-through. Speakers will be announced at a later date. Greg Kucera Gallery is pleased to announce their participation in an unprecedented three gallery exhibition of work by revered Seattle artist Michael Spafford. Paintings and works on paper, from various periods of his career, will be exhibited at Greg Kucera Gallery and Woodside/Braseth Gallery, and prints at Davidson Galleries.

Linda Hodges Gallery, 315 First Avenue S.,  is proud to present Alfredo Arreguin in his 10th solo exhibition at the gallery. Recognized as one of the originators of the Pattern and Decoration movement in painting, Arreguin continues to garner accolades for his intricately designed and brilliantly colored oil on canvas paintings. Born in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico, Arreguin developed as an artist in Seattle, where he has resided since 1958. 

proKenny Harris: Interior Worlds is showing at Prographica /KDR Gallery, 313 Occidental Avenue S.

traverTraver Gallery, 110 Union Street is showing The Air World by Preston Singletary. This show is an exploration of the natural element, air. The second in a series of exhibitions exploring our physical and spiritual relationship to our environment, this show focuses on the mythologies of the domain of the birds and our precious gift of air, one of the important elements of life that seemingly we take for granted. Shown at the left: Raven’s Tracks

The Woodside/Braseth Gallery,, 1201 Western Avenue,  is pleased to be a part of an unprecedented, Three-Gallery exhibition of the artworks of Michael C. Spafford.  Paintings and artworks on paper spanning his career will be on exhibit at the Woodside Braseth Gallery and the Greg Kucera Gallery and prints at the Davidson Galleries.