Thursday Feb 1st, 2018 from 5-9pm
Crick Lont (Dozer Art), Perry Paints, "A.CODD", HeraWon, Sarah Nack, Charms, They Drift, Cady Bogart, Leo Shallat, HOA HONG, Kate Tesch, Jose Camarillo, 179, Desmond Hansen, Afro, Henry, Rhodora Jacob, & Katie Kurkjy .
Gallery AXIS features A collective of artists brought together by Dozer Art (Crick Lont), A bulk of the talent came together fall 2017 while painting murals in the 6,000sqft warehouse, housed by Beacon Arts Community Center (Dozer's Warehouse). From warehouse to gallery this local group of creatives showcase their expressive style. Each of the artist will offer various sized works including one piece for $100. Come Support the Arts!
Schedule of Sound ~ Ronnie Rain 6:45 to 7:50
"8 o'clock moment"
The Indigo ~ Spoken word & Freestyle movement
Pixels & Projections : Portals into Digital Art
Thursday Jan 4th, 2018 from 5-9pm
Digital Creations & other inspired Art work.
Dave Peixoto, J Lonnee, Jeremiah Hammer, Kelsey Martin, Louisa Firethorne
Interactive, Art, light installations & VR:
Marcell Marias, Everette Keithcart, CNDY Factory VR loft, JonBeaux DeForrest Art Canvas Projection
WORKSHOP 3D (Ray Freeman, Jeff Mihalyo and J. Shagam)
I AM HALO (Ilen Halogram, Audrey Lane, Blair Lyons, Nathan DiPietro, Olivia Claire)
:Axis 8’oclock Moment:
Showcase of Light & Sound by I AM HALO
: Schedule of Sound :
Rowan Firethorne, & more TBA
Gallery AXIS January Art Walk will enter the new year with an exploration of Digital artwork. Through Pixels, Projections, fabric and sculpture ... each artist welcomes you into a their Portal of future lands.
A collection of contemporary work by Shift Gallery artists.
Eric Day Chamberlain
Dawn P. Endean
Craig van den Bosch
Thursday Dec 7th, 2017 from 5-9pm
Artwork up through Feb 1st, 2018
:Axis 8’oclock Moment:
Kiymbah Tatiana Primal Mystic Presents A live Oracular Divination
: Schedule of Sound :
Frenchy Toast ~ Authentic French music with vocals and piano 7-8
Kristen Lound ~ Curious Sounds Curation ~ 8-9pm
“I could occupy myself for months without changing place, by turning now more to the right, now more to the left.”
- Paul Cézanne
This collection of contemporary work, created by Shift artists is organized as an homage to Paul Cézanne. Cézanne, one of the great Modern painters sought to continually disintegrate one’s point of view into a series of relationships – one brushstroke in relation to the next, and the relationships between objects in space. In doing this, Cézanne evolved the definition of art to include abstraction. Today, Shift Curator and Cézanne Scholar, Liz Patterson, asks that you discover the relationships between the works shown here, using Cézanne’s methods as a determining link. Four methods are presented: figure and ground inversion, realism & materiality, color modulation, and facets. Shift Gallery is a Contemporary artist-run gallery located in Seattle, and theartists of this venue are unique in that they operate with full autonomy. The nature of Shift Gallery allows for artists to evolve in any way that they wish and the gallery is treated as a blank canvas, as a possibility space. In this way, Shift Gallery is an ever-evolving artistic environment, the results of which can be seen here today.
Painting, Sculpture, Installation, Performance, and Sound
Opening Reception GALLERY AXIS Pioneer Square Art Walk
Thursday Nov 2nd, 2017 from 5-9pm
Artwork up through Jan 4th, 2018
Abby Fields, Burgandy Viscosi, Erin Fox, Gordon Wood, Mari Shibuya, Moksha Marquardt, Mykhailo Ponomarenko, Sienna Dawn & Taylor Seamount
Sculpture/Installation (opening show only):
Jeremias Lentini, VJ Kaizen, Nina von Feldmann, & Imagine Orcas Island
Axis 8’oclock Moment:
Presented by Zepto Space Performance Collective
: Schedule of Sound :
Band: Global Bass Caravan al Flamenco 6:00-7pm
DJ: Micheal Manahan & Rob Noble 7 to 7:50pm // 8:15 to 9pm
Please join us for a very special First Thursday November Art Walk Happening at Gallery Axis. This month we bring together paintings, interactive installations, performances, light installations, live sound & experience. Setting the tone for the night we showcase a group of artist who have taken the road through the summer time festival muse returning back home to the Pacific North West introspective season.
Our Featured "Axis 8 o'clock moment" is a colorful showcase of song, story and acrobatics by local performance collective, Zepto Space. Music by Global Bass Caravan al Flamenco will play earlier in the evening from 6 to 7pm followed by various ambient sounds of DJ’s Michael Manahan and Rob Noble for the remainder of the night.
Photos courtesy of Lara Schneider Photography
Painting, Photography, Sound
Arists: Adam One, Billy Davis, Carlos Melgoza, Daniel Harm
Opening Reception Pioneer Square Artwalk
Thursday Oct 5th, 2017 from 5-9pm
Artwork up through Dec 8th 2017
Axis 8’oclock Moment:
Beings of Mystical Trance
~ Presence of Many ~
Fashion & Performance Directed by Daniel Harm
DJ: Jackson Quall 8:05-9pm
Opera: Roxanna Walitzki 7-7:55pm
Band: hERON 5-7pm
Humanity has arrived at a point in time where how we perceive ourselves and our shared reality is critical for the survival of the collective’s future and for the future of the Earth. The immense obstacles that we face during this great transition require us to expand our knowledge of self and of the cosmos much further, and much faster, than we ever imagined possible.
Who we believe we are is reflected within and transmitted outward. We can open ourselves to the lush, invisible realm of infinite potential. Who we believe we are will actively create harmony within ourselves and upon this planet.
We are here to present to you beauty and magic. With harmony as our ballast and imagination our sail, we open our hearts and minds to the willful collective journey of Becoming Beyond.
The Axis Art walk happening for October will be Photographs & Video by Daniel Harm, Paintings by Adam One, Mixed Media photography by Carlos Melgoza & Paintings by Billy Davis. A variety of Musical Acts are scheduled throughout the night including opera By Roxana Walitzki, DJ Jackson Quall and hERON. The Axis 8o'clock moment will be and Mystical Trance Of Many ~ Costumes and performance directed by Daniel Harm.
Adam Joseph One ~ Symprez
Adam One’s work derives from a deep understanding of form and function, and an active interest in the questions of human existence through spiritual evolution. His pieces are born from the subconscious and are extremely chaotic amalgamations of archetypal subjects and stories. Meant to be ever changing and revealing, his pieces beckon one’s mind to question the world around, and to look at everything with a new perspective. Philosophically and Spiritually, Adam finds inspiration in the symbols of Theosophy, Cosmogony, Alchemy, Hermeticism and Gnosticism. It is from this groundwork that he constructs his own view of the cosmos, standing on the shoulders of our past’s greatest minds, projecting knowledge and wisdom into a new future.
Billy Davis is known for his temporary and permanent public murals, located primarily in the Seattle, Portland, and Los Angeles areas. Davis's roots are in the Bay Area and Sierra Nevada Mountains; he began painting large murals on glass and walls in the Bay Area during the 1980s, while also earning his BFA in Painting and Design from California College of the Arts. His early personal influences include Anne and Sasha Shulgin, John Weir Perry, Michael McClure, and Edmund Kara.
As a veteran painter, sculptor, and designer, Davis's work avoids traditional realism by abstracting or flattening elements of each painting, and by placing figures in atypical settings that evoke themes of mysticism, mythology, gender, as well as humans' relationships to the natural and spiritual worlds. His initial layers and mark making are abstract; the abstract underpaintings are evident in his completed works, achieving a luminous quality. He lives and works in Seattle.
Carlos Melgoza ~ Anima Nocturna
It is them I want to give a clear voice to, it is for them. They, deep in me; in us. Their voice is sensation, a high peak, a sacred place of understanding. Not the understanding found in logic. No. Knowledge gives way to wisdom in that place. Some call it the Abode of the Stars, Others Nirvana. Others yet; Qutub. Beyond the mask there is transformation. Masking is process, process is All. It is the process of "Ever Becoming", that wisdom illuminates. This light which shines in those high peaks of understanding lights our Path, Revealing myriad realizations. Ordeal and ecstasy revealed to be one and the same. This illumination bestows elegance of being, dynamism & versatility. It dissolves us.
This selfsame light reveals the wisdom of the shadow. All that is necessary, is to turn in its glowing presence to see said shadow is us, our own. To be loved and integrated. There, lives compassion, honor & justice; For only in empathy in the face of darkness can one act wisely, in right force & action.
To re-orient oneself, to rise and fall to the correct level, arriving timely and co-ordinated is a constant process. Unending until the very End. 'Tis the Way to see the ecstasy in the ordeal.
The Heart-Mind guides logic to the peak of understanding and there opens the Way for the sensorium. It is this sensation which transforms knowledge into wisdom. This wisdom, if cultivated, will stay with us forever. And why not... for in that high peak of understanding, we realize we have always been that Wisdom. Give way to the Sensorium in Love, or shatter.
In Daniel Harm’ photo-series, Transmutations, we see the dimension of humanity where our existence becomes dedicated to creating technologies used to communicate with entire eco-systems for regenerative collaboration. Within Nature, within ourselves, we contain solutions.
Daniel Harm’s visually captivating films and photographs explore the potential humanity contains to push the limits of our evolving bodies, our technologies we imagine, and our concepts of reality as a way to merge the mystical boundaries of our inter-connected identities in order to shift our relationship between Mother Nature and our collective actions towards collaborative regeneration.
THURSDAY SEPT 7th, 2017
INNER LANDSCAPES paintings by Jeff Baergen
& Imminent Mode Retrospective
7 o'clock ~ Fashion Show by Imminent Mode (not to be missed)
8 o'clock Momement ~ the light of darkness ~ a new look on Inner Landscapes
Jeff Baergen INNER LANDSCAPES
What my art means to me is complicated, like so many things in this life. My art comes from a deep place, the unconscious. Sometimes I get a flash in my mind, but mostly it comes to me through dreams. Dreams are a window through which our unconscious filters into our known selves. I have these deep callings towards things that are good in life, in the world:
some call them archetypes, some call them human nature. I call them the whispers of God leading me to a deeper, more sacred life. These things call us: they call me, they call you, they call all of us. So part of what I explore in my art has to do with the symbols that represent these deep meanings. How do we digest what these mean in our lives?How do we feel these deep unexplainable things, and then turn them into something real in our present moment? My goal as an artist is to help us pay attention to these deep rumblings, these deep earthquakes, these deep gusts of wind that vibrate through us. Observe my art through the questions that arise within your own soul!
Imminent Mode Retrospective
Imminent Mode’s mission is to establish a community of artists and designers to bring their disciplines together and play with the juxtaposition of creative expression; to foster an open a dialog and communicate ideas based on a theme. Open to interpretation by each pairing, two wearable pieces of art are created: one piece for exhibition and one to be walked on runway; both archived in an editorial photoshoot.
The curators behind Imminent Mode (Adé Cônnére, Anouk Rawkson, Jordan Christianson, and Stephanie Jamieson) present this micro-collection as a small taste of the past 3 years defining this mission. Follow Imminent Mode (Instagram: @imminentmode) for upcoming events and information on exhibiting artists and designers.
OPENING RECEPTION /// Thursday Aug 3rd 2017
Ian Hill & Alyson McCrink Duel Solo Show
Ian Hill is a painter, inspired by obscure and humorous juxtapositions. Hill does contemporary realist paintings that are both narrative and surreal. His oil painting's are concocted from memories, still-life, digital manipulation, classical paintings, vintage photo's, nature, and quantum theories.
As well as receiving awards such as the "Direct Art Award" from the Limner Gallery, and being seen in publications like Spectrum Fantasy, Hill has exhibited in San Francisco, Seattle, New York, and abroad.
I try to create otherworldliness to everyday situations. I am just trying to capture the possibilities that we all possess. Any project I am faced with, I use my knowledge of artistic principles that I have learned and experienced. I love the challenge of conquering a new design idea and deciding the medium that best represents the project as a whole.
I have seven years of professional experience as a graphic designer and illustrator. I received my B.F.A. in Graphic Design with a minor in English from Boise State University.
I am a native of the west and love the rich history of the land and am in nature as much as possible. If I'm not at my desk, you can find me with my dog Jack in the wild, on a sailboat or at a show.
Burien Film Festival 2017 “Art/World” Film Series
Best of Film Screening
MUSIC BY: B Random
Performance: Mental Tronde de Jambe is a music and ballet project consisting of a husband and wife, Eido and Jessica Eido. Eido is a jazz/rock/blues composer who plays guitar and Jessica is a professional ballerina.
OPENING RECEPTION /// Thursday July 6th
New Work by Robert Bellm & Claudio Duran
Robert Bellm's paintings are a lucid depiction of the experience that wildlife has living in nature, now drastically affected by humankind’s desire to industrialize the world. Some of the cities Robert has exhibited work in include Detroit, L.A., Denver, Orlando, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, and New York.
Claudio Duran was born in Chihuahua, Mexico and raised in Texas. A Seattle resident since 2000, Claudio’s artwork is inspired by organic shapes, unexpected color combinations, nature and wildlife, anime, rust and decay, surrealism, fantasy, junkyards, and many other Pacific Northwest artists. His medium of choice is acrylic on wood, although he occasionally works in sumi ink on paper.
Claudio has shown his art work in galleries around Seattle including Bherd gallery, Eight and Sand, and True Love art gallery, retrofit home and is part of Echo Echo Gallery, a artists collective in Greenwood, where he shows his work the second Friday of every month during the Greenwood art walk. Additionally, Claudio is co-owner and co-creator of Seas and Peas, a local greeting card company.
Thursday, June 1 at 5 PM - 9 PM
Conflict. My interest is in the conflict which is the driving force of the natural world. Conflict between the spiritual and physical, the temporal and eternal on the micro and macro levels. It is this conflict that is both weakness and resilience in humanity. A painting to me is both a moment in time and a practically infinitesimal number of moments which coalesce together at a certain point. These moments to me are like larger idea of time in which the narrative does not necessarily need to progress in a linear manner but rather the moments can be taken in any order and still represent the Truth. The beginning and the end exist simultaneously, the biological and the higher human mind support and undermine each other. Within every person there is a driving conflict simultaneously creative and destructive toward our own nature, humanity, the natural world and our collective fate.
"So far, the most influential book in my life has been ‘The Undiscovered Self’ by Carl Gustav Jung. In it, Jung explains how a true individual is one that has a personal, numinous relationship to God; or, in other words, to the irrational facts of experience. This relationship results in a psychic attitude that enables the individual to exercise his judgment and power of decision in confidence, and functions as a crucial dam against the societal demand for him to submit to becoming a statistical nonentity in a world whose ultimate authority is The State.
"I think that today there is tremendous pressure on people to conform and become collectivized. In a system that masquerades like it allows individuality and freedom, the facts indicate that this is only so long as these do not conflict from what is politically correct. That which is deemed politically correct comes from the powers that be, and is subliminally served to people as memes on a platter coming from all directions, including media and entertainment, among others.
"For me, painting creates that quiet reverence for the irrational facts of experience. It is a symbol of the necessary mining that is needed in order to discover the diamond within. Every individual carries their own secret which is secret even to themselves; my way of getting closer to it happens to be art making. The world around me and the political atmosphere undeniably have a tremendous influence on my subject matter. While every viewer will have their own interpretation of any artwork, and although I understand that many will see themes of ecology, environmentalism, the esoteric, or even surrealism in my work, I think that my artistic goal, ultimately, is the search for the Undiscovered Self."