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Clay, Smoke, Fire, Steam: Raku Party ’17

The Salty Dog Studio raku party this weekend was one of the better ones, well attended and with a good balance of beer and glaze, both put to use. As usual the Salty Dog clay artists provided some basic forms … Continue reading

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John and Patricia Patkau at Peter Miller Bookstore this Thursday

John and Patricia Patkau, principals of Patkau Architects based in Vancouver, BC, will be in Seattle for a talk and book signing at Peter Miller Books this Thursday, June 15th at 6pm. Wonderfully creative work with a strong Northwest flavor … Continue reading

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William Cummings long-lost WPA era mural on display

A large, very distressed mural painted on railroaded sail cloth by William Cumming back in 1941 is on display at Seattle’s Woodside/Braseth Gallery for another week, through June 17. Cumming was in his early 20’s when he painted the piece, … Continue reading

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Ernest Hilsenberg Sculpture

Ernest Hilsenberg, ceramicist and sculptor, has been a studio neighbor of mine in industrial Ballard for many years now.  He is one of several artists who comprise the founding fathers here at our venerable old warehouse building, The Salty Dog. Long a sculptor … Continue reading

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Color & Pattern – at Pivot Art + Culture (Seattle)

  Another worthwhile show has sprung up at Pivot Art + Culture, in Seattle on the ground floor of the building housing the Allen Institute in the South Lake Union district. It seems that the shows there are all drawn … Continue reading

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