• July 2020 Art Show

    Come join us for our July Art Show!

    Gargoyles presents:

    Liv Rainey-Smith

    GUARDIANS & PROTECTORS

    During these rare and unprecedented times it felt appropriate to do a showing of beasties, animals, and elementals that potentially bring us protection, guidance, and guard our well being. A summoning & celebration of our sacred and ancient wards.
    Opening this Friday, July 17th for public viewing or join us on Facebook or Instagram for a full video of all of the art in the show. We welcome works by Liv Rainey Smith, Josephine Heidi Estey, Valerie Herron, Braden Duncan, Lis Wright Ivec, Dani Wilson, Ryan Allred, Keith Waters, and Denny Sargent as they present their favorite Guardians and Protectors.
    We open the show for viewing from 4-7pm and will launch the video at 7:30pm~ all of the art will also be listed on our website in our new Local Art Gallery. If you come for a viewing please wear a mask and respect the social distancing inside the Shoppe, complete guidelines are at the door upon entry and on our website for everyone’s continued safety. We so appreciate your support of our sacred space and the local artists that we show, it really means everything to us and to them-Thank you!!!
    The show runs thru August 21st.
    Image shown, “Chimera,” hand pulled limited edition wood block print by Liv Rainey Smith.

    Please stay safe and wash your hands ~we will all make it thru!!!

    PART OF THE U‑DISTRICT ARTWALK
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  • June 2020 Art Show

    Come join us for our June Art Show!

    Gargoyles presents:

    Lis Wright-Ivec
    Lilith by Lis Wright-Ivec

    Goddess

    Join us to celebrate the eve of the Summer Solstice as we honor the Divine Feminine with our annual show, “Goddess”.

    Now more than ever we need Goddess energy in our world for healing, protection, wisdom, and empowerment. We hope to inspire these attributes with the beautiful renderings of Goddesses from around the world painted by some of our favorite artists.

    June 19th 6-9pm in store viewing & online, video on Facebook & on Instagram.

     

    This year we are featuring Lis Wright Ivec, Josephine Heidi Estey, Lisa Noble, Braden Duncan, Ryan Allred and Keith Waters with original art, prints, & cards that will be available in person or online.

    Due to the relaxing of the COVID-19 distancing rules, we can now have people view the show but on a much smaller scale than usual.

    We do have guidelines if you do wish to attend the opening night.

    1) If you feel unwell please stay home & view online.
    2) Please wear a mask.
    3) Keep 6 ft. away from others.
    4) 15 -20 minute time limit in the Shoppe.

    We will diligently clean shared public surfaces after each visitor & will be allowing up to 6-8 people in the Shoppe at a time.

    For those who wish to view online I will post a video on Instagram & Facebook with artist cameos around 7:30pm ~ and will have art available on the website. We are so happy to be able to have this show even if it’s on a small scale this year.

    Happy Summer Solstice to all!
    With much love, respect, and gratitude ~ Thank you!!!

    Show runs thru July 16th

    Please stay safe and wash your hands ~we will all make it thru!!!

    PART OF THE U‑DISTRICT ARTWALK
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  • May 2020 Art Show

    Come join us for our May Art Show!

    Gargoyles presents:

    lis-wright-ivec

    Ephemera

    Enchanting New Works by Lis Wright Ivec

    Nostalgic, dreamy visions incorporating collage elements such as antique sheet music, lace, and stamps with painting. Images of fairies and other ethereal beings of celestial realms are the focus of many of the larger paintings. These new pieces look back in time with a modern twist. Lis has dedicated this show to the memory of her beloved Mother, Greta…

    Paintings, prints, cards, and seven-day votives will be available on our social media (Facebook & Instagram) and on our website with a virtual opening on the evening of May 15th at 6:15pm. We hope to have an artist’s reception with adherence to social distancing and other guidelines on Friday June 5th ~ fingers crossed!!!

    Images will also be available for viewing as part of the U-District Art Walk happening every third Friday *online* for the time being at www.udistrictartwalk.org.

    Pictured above: “Compassion” acrylic on canvas by Lis Wright Ivec

    Due to the current crisis we will not be having our third Friday Art Opening ~ instead we have a little virtual showing of the new works with photos and videos of the new exhibit available on our Facebook & Instagram  pages. Pieces are available thru our social media and on our website as we get it updated.

    Please stay safe and wash your hands ~we will all make it thru!!!

    PART OF THE U‑DISTRICT ARTWALK
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  • April 2020 Art Show

    Come join us for our April Art Show!

    Gargoyles presents:

    keith jessica april 2020

    Bats, Cats, & Wolves

    Works by Jessica Geiger & K. Amarak Waters

    We are pleased to present an extraordinary show of paintings, sculptures, and a mixed medium pieces. Both artists add a touch of realism mixed with a small dose of the macabre and an extreme love for their favorite animals & beasts!  Please take a look and take virtual tour of our newest showing on our Facebook & Instagram ~ plans for a small artists reception in May to be announced. Thank you for your support during these quite trying times!

    Due to the current crisis we will not be having our third Friday Art Opening ~ instead we have a little virtual showing of the new works with photos and videos of the new exhibit available on our Facebook & Instagram  pages. Pieces are available thru our social media and on our website as we get it updated.

    Please stay safe and wash your hands ~we will all make it thru!!!

    PART OF THE U‑DISTRICT ARTWALK
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  • March 2020 Art Show

    Come join us for our March Art Show!

    Gargoyles presents:

    Jo Estey - Moon Blossom Neko
    Jo Estey - Moon Blossom Neko

    Monster Blossoms

    In celebration of spring and the peak of the Cherry Blossoms at the UW campus we present Monster Blossoms! We have asked several local artists to do pieces that connect our love for monsters & creatures with the beloved sakura blossoms. Jo Estey, Lis Wright Ivec, Braden Duncan, Ryan Allred, Fish Jones, Julia Y, Eyona Bella, Jo Wellington, and others will be celebrating the start of spring thru their art.

    Due to the current health threat with Covid-19 we will be taking precautions to keep the shop and its common surfaces wiped down as best we can & have lots of available hand sanitizer. We will have individually wrapped Sakura Blossom cookies catered by Bulldog Baking. If you’re feeling under the weather please sit this one out as the show runs thru April 15th, so there’s plenty of time to see it:) I can send lots of photos if you can’t make the show and will provide complimentary shipping in the USA for any of the pieces included in the show if you fall in love with one and can’t make it out to the shoppe.

    Please stay safe and wash your hands ~we will all make it thru!!!

    Artist Reception Friday, March 20th 6:00‑8:00pm
    Show runs thru April 15th, 2020.

    Please join us for an extraordinary evening of art.
    Wine, cheese and other goodies provided.

    PART OF THE U‑DISTRICT ARTWALK
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  • February 2020 Art Show

    Come join us for our February Art Show!

    Gargoyles presents:

    Spooked Hearts

    Our Annual Celebration of Mad Love! A beautiful and arcane collection of works by local artists Jo Estey, Lis Wright Ivec, Eyona Bella, Braden Duncan, Ryan Allred, Dani Wilson, Alec Marsh, and Morbid Heart Designs.

    We are excited to offer baked delicacies from Bulldog News Baking!!!

    New Valentine cards by Jo Estey and Eyona Bella are now available too!!!

    Artist Reception Friday, February 21st 6:00‑9:00pm
    Show runs thru March 18th, 2020.

    Please join us for an extraordinary evening of art.
    Wine, cheese and other goodies provided.

    PART OF THE U‑DISTRICT ARTWALK
    udistrictartwalk.org

    Jo Estey
    Jo Estey
  • January 2020 Art Show

    Come join us for our January Art Show!

    Gargoyles presents:

    Dead of Winter

    Winter can be a dark & dreary time of year so we are celebrating its gloomy yet beautiful attributes in the Dead of Winter show this month. Dark skies, hungry beasts, haunting winter woods provided inspiration for this event. Please join us for a small group show with artists Jo Estey, Lis Wright Ivec, Karine Sandsmark, Dani Wilson, Jo Wellington and Ryan Allred all showing original art with prints, pins, and stickers available.

    Rain or snow we will be here with Trader Joe’s treats, wine & cheese, and a Dead of Winter treat bag for all of our guests to pull from!!!

    Artist Reception Friday, January 17th 6:00‑9:00pm
    Show runs thru February 19th, 2020.

    Please join us for an extraordinary evening of art.
    Wine, cheese and other goodies provided.

    PART OF THE U‑DISTRICT ARTWALK
    udistrictartwalk.org

    Jo Estey
    Jo Estey
  • December 2019 Art Show

    Come join us for our December Art Show!

    Gargoyles presents:

    Dark Winter’s Night

    Join us on the eve of the  Winter Solstice for a night of art & celebration! We honor the return of the sun on the longest night of the year!

    Local artists Lis Wright Ivec, Jo Estey, Julia Y, Braden Duncan, Lily Munn, Karine Sandsmark, Ryan Allred,  Dani Wilson, Keith Waters & more fabulous local artisans will be presenting beautiful and macabre images that honor the darkness of season.

    Winter snacks and refreshments to enjoy~ as well as a few Dark Holiday surprises!!!

    Artist Reception Friday, December 20th 6:00‑9:00pm
    Show runs thru January 15th, 2019

    Please join us for an extraordinary evening of art.
    Wine, cheese and other goodies provided.

    PART OF THE U‑DISTRICT ARTWALK
    udistrictartwalk.org

    Lis Wright-Ivec
    Lis Wright-Ivec
  • November 2019 Art Show

    Come join us for our November Art Show!

    Gargoyles presents:

    Catalist

    An art show by Eyona Bella and Jo Estey

    Kitties and tentacles are the theme for this month’s gallery opening! Originals prints and cards will be available ~ purrfect timing as we head towards Holiday time!!!

    Please join us to welcome these two amazing artists & be catalyzed!!!

    Artist Reception Friday, November 15th 6:00‑9:00pm
    Show runs thru December 18th, 2019

    Please join us for an extraordinary evening of art.
    Wine, cheese and other goodies provided.

    PART OF THE U‑DISTRICT ARTWALK
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  • October 2019 Art Show

    Come join us for our Spooktacular October Art Show!

    Gargoyles presents:

    ~ Ghost Stories ~

    As we welcome the sublime darkness of the season, what’s better to kick it off than a good old fashioned Ghost Story! We are spooked to present ghostly images that are sure to tell a tale by some of Seattle’s scariest artists!

    Craig Luckenbach, Braden Duncan, Josephine Heidi Estey, Lis Wright Ivec, Lily Munn, Xavier Lopez, and more…are ready to prepare us to go beyond the veil this month! It begins the 13 days of Halloween with tricks and treats everyday until All Hallows Eve!

    Check out Facebook and Instagram October 18th through the 31st for spooky details each day.

    Artist Reception Friday, October 18th 6:00‑9:00pm
    Show runs thru November 13th, 2019

    Please join us for an extraordinary evening of art.
    Wine, cheese and other goodies provided.

    PART OF THE U‑DISTRICT ARTWALK
    udistrictartwalk.org

    The Nokken's Repose by Craig Luckenbach
    Danse Macabre by Lis Wright-Ivec
    Ghost Kitten by Braden Duncan