Pete Bevis and the Fremont Arts Foundry:

  Pete Bevis and The Fremont Fine Arts Foundry   Pete Bevis, best known for being the founder of the Fremont Arts Foundry and for trying to save the ferry Kalakala, is photographed here in his studio before he sold it and moved on. He was a Quixotic figure, spending his life savings bringing the agent ferry back to Seattle. You can read more about his story here by Jack Broom, "Meltdown: Artist Pete Bevis sells foundry, arts center in … Continue reading...

Books about Seattle

  Seattle Literature   A few years ago, Ross Anderson of the Seattle Times asked "Does Seattle have its own literature?" He concluded that it may not. But the conventional wisdom goes like this: Seattle is too young, too raw, too transient. The city has grown and changed too quickly to produce a substantial body of literature. "But Seattle has generated its share of books, mostly nonfiction, that deserve our attention, and which promise to increase the reader's understanding of this … Continue reading...

Artist Homes and Studios

    Welcome to our Artist's Homes and Studios pages. Here, we feature local artist's inside their homes, studios or lofts, to take a look at their creativity and their environments. We also highlight art collectors and their collections, exceptional art shows, galleries and museums in the Seattle area.     www.FryeArt.org GUEST LECTURE Kirsten Anderson Pop Surrealism: The Rise of Underground Art Join Kirsten Anderson for a peek into the history, development and current … Continue reading...