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...

Artists Homes/Klema

    Whimsical Artists Home in Marysville This is your opportunity to own a one-of-a-kind property with a colorful twist. Enter through a wonderous garden filled with gnomes and fairy creatures, multi-colored stepping stones and a charming gazebo.       She has been referred to as the "lady who lives inside a painting" by her fans and "one who lives her art" by fellow artists. Christi Klema and her home are all that and they both represent a tremendous … Continue reading...

Artist Homes 3

    Tim Silbaugh This is a photo of Tim Silbaugh's old 8th Avenue studio where objects ruled and Tim was the slave.... old record players, broken lamps, games, religious trinkets, TV's, hair dryers, toys, medical instruments, & anything with Student Nurse in the title. See more of Tim's cool art, illustrations and collages at www.SwellPictures.com Contact Tim at SwellPictures@earthlink.net         Rent Panic - Tim's piece for the Stranger when … Continue reading...

Artist Homes 2

  John Kintz and Sarah Novotny's home/studio at Union Art Cooperative   Union Art Co-op is a Seattle Times home of the year design award recipient. There are 12 individual live work spaces each unique in size and style to the individual owners.     John and Sarah's space features high ceilings, a loft, industrial finishes and the art of Roq La Rue, one of Seattle's coolest art galleries. Roq La Rue Gallery Photos of John and Sarah's home/studio above are by Kristy … Continue reading...

Artist Trust Studio Tour

Art & Tell Artist Trust Studio Tour Union Art Cooperative Seattle,Washington As a benefactor event for Artist Trust annual Art Auction, the infamous Union Art Cooperative opened up their studios for patrons to catch a rare glimpse of this unique live/work space. Home and Studio of Artist Trust Board Member Sarah Novotny and Jack Kintz       Artist Trust Board Member gives us the grand tour   A glimpse of their fabulous art collection www.oddpod.com Foyer of … Continue reading...

Dingbats I Have Loved

Dingbats I Have Loved What is a "Dingbat"? A dingbat (also called a stucco box or a shoebox), is a type of architecturally undistinguished apartment building that flourished in the Sun Belt in the 1950's and '60's. Dingbats are characterized as boxy, two- or three-story apartment houses with overhangs sheltering street-front parking. While dingbats are widely reviled as socially alienating visual blights, They are currently experiencing a minor sentimental renaissance thanks to the Mid-Century … Continue reading...