Painting Demo and Meet & Greet with Robin Weiss!
Apr
28
12:00 PM12:00

Painting Demo and Meet & Greet with Robin Weiss!

This will be a great opportunity to visit with one of our favorite artists; local plein air painter Robin Weiss & to see his new featured exhibit. 

Robin will be starting & finishing a small painting in the gallery during the day, so you can watch him paint on site...whenever we do this in store, the piece usually gets purchased right off the easel!

If you are a prior collector, do stop in - it is always a thrill for the artist to meet their collectors!

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Michael Birawer Print Signing Event!
Apr
21
4:00 PM16:00

Michael Birawer Print Signing Event!

Join us for a little 'Happy Hour' at the gallery and say hello to artist Michael Birawer while he is in town!

Michael will be here to welcome his art fans & collectors, and sign prints for those who buy new ones or bring in past purchases!

Remember that you can park with the Alexis Hotel valet for a reduced fee when visiting the gallery - so parking Downtown just got a whole lot easier!

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April Artwalk
Apr
5
5:00 PM17:00

April Artwalk

This Month's featured artist is plein air oil painter Robin Weiss! Robin captures the city with just the right mixture of precision mixed with magic!

Joining Robin in the gallery for the month of April will be Genna Draper, BethAnn Lawson, Keegan Hall, Joanne Shellan & of course Michael Birawer - each artist capturing the people & places in our town that we love so much!

If you will be at Artwalk, try to be there at by 6pm when a special short musical performance will burst into action!

Wine & snacks served of course - See you there!

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Keegan Hall Print Signing & Happy Hour
Mar
31
4:00 PM16:00

Keegan Hall Print Signing & Happy Hour

Stop by the gallery for an informal meet & greet with amazing local artist Keegan Hall. Keegan is our featured artist for the month and has an impressive exhibit in the gallery showing 10 of his hyper realistic pencil drawings and 6 of his less formal sketches!

These original art pieces must be seen in person to fully appreciate, so try to stop in. Keegan will be also be signing prints for customers & 'happy hour' will be served - See you there!

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Musical Performance by Whitney Mongé
Mar
24
6:00 PM18:00

Musical Performance by Whitney Mongé

We love our intimate concerts in the gallery! This month we are proud to host the 'alternative soul' of locally acclaimed singer songwriter Whitney Mongé!

Whitney learned to capture the power of authenticity while honing her skills as a street performer. Raised with rhythm and blues in her blood, but while growing up in the Pacific Northwest, her music was heavily influenced by the rock scene of the 90’s coining her own genre, Alternative Soul.

Please join us for an informal evening of socializing & great music with this amazing local talent!

Light refreshments served.

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March Artwalk
Mar
1
5:00 PM17:00

March Artwalk

Join us for the 'First Thursday Artwalk' on March 1st from 5-8 PM.
This month's featured art & artists are:

Keegan Hall's amazing hyper-realistic pencil drawings of many pro athletes & celebs including Ken Griffey Jr., President Obama, Russell Wilson, Macklemore, many more!

We'll also have a large exhibit of Rick Duque's gorgeous atmospheric seascapes layered in mixed media & resin. 

And we are so excited to unveil Michael Birawer's newest original painting "View from West Seattle"!

There's also brand new work from Genna Draper, BethAnn Lawson, Joanne Shellan, and many more talented local artists showing in the gallery & in the Alexis Hotel Lobby exhibit for you to view.

See you at Artwalk!

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'Old Home Week' Blues Concert with Drummerboy
Mar
20
6:00 PM18:00

'Old Home Week' Blues Concert with Drummerboy

Back when our gallery was still on Alki Beach we used to have neighbor & friend Jeff Hayes play his blues music for us all the time! 

We've been missing Jeff and all the musician friends he used to bring with him to the gallery...So for an entertaining reunion, Jeff is bringing back two of our favorite past blues musicians: Steven Flynn and Brian Richard Lee for a blues trio performance not to be missed!

We hope you can join us; especially you W.S. friends, for an 'Old Home' week night of music and refreshments.

Suggested $5 at the door all goes to the musians!

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March Artwalk: "Seattle's Own" Sights of the City!
Mar
3
5:00 PM17:00

March Artwalk: "Seattle's Own" Sights of the City!

You may find it funny, but at least once a week someone walks into the gallery and asks if we have a painting with the Space Needle on it! 

So, we've asked our gallery's artists to paint their own perspective of our city's trademark Space Needle along with many of the city's other trademark sights: The Market, the Great Wheel, and the Waterfront. Seattle scenes will be well represented!

Join us for a glass of wine and a look at this light-hearted exhibit. If you love art reflecting our great city you'll enjoy this exhibit! 

Live music will be performed by StephanDrews Band→ performing keys-driven indie jazz-folk originals and covers.
 

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Group Show featuring the Artists of Alki Arts!
Jan
7
5:00 PM17:00

Group Show featuring the Artists of Alki Arts!

To kick off our new year we will be showcasing art by all of the fabulous artists that show with Alki Arts. All 26 artists that we represent year round as well as 5 visiting artists will have at least one piece of amazing art in this month's show!

Please join us for a glass of champagne to celebrate the start of another great year for our 'temporary' gallery which is now in year number 6 thanks to all of our talented artists and loyal customers!

Live music will be playing of course—See you at Artwalk!

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Ancora Fundraiser!
Dec
12
3:00 PM15:00

Ancora Fundraiser!

What a fun idea for a fundraiser - The talented Seattle based women's choir Ancora→ is having a fundraiser in the gallery and this is how it will work: Members of the choir will be breaking into song intermittently throughout the time period, while customers enjoy delicious food & drinks and shop. 10% of all gallery sales during the event will go to Ancora-how easy is that!

They will also be holding a small contest to win one of Brooke Borcherding's paintings because sweet Brooke is a member of Ancora & an artist at Alki Arts

What a partnership!

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December Artwalk Featuring the art of Karl Krogstad!
Dec
3
5:00 PM17:00

December Artwalk Featuring the art of Karl Krogstad!

It has been an entire year since we have featured the creative and wacky works of artist & filmmaker Karl Krogstad! We are delighted to have him return for this one month show!

We are not exaggerating when we say that every time we show a series of artwork by Karl, it sells out!

Please join us for what is sure to be an entertaining evening with a true Seattle original! (and his original paintings)

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Special Showing: Large Scale Works by Genna Draper!
Dec
3
5:00 PM17:00

Special Showing: Large Scale Works by Genna Draper!

It has been almost a year now since Canadian Gallery owner Genna Draper→ moved to Seattle with her family. Since joining the gallery we have been thrilled to sell at least two pieces of her contemporary artwork a month while she worked to build one cohesive show for us! Her collection is finally ready, so if you've been looking for the perfect 'show stopper' piece, make sure to come see her exhibit!

Reception Thursday Dec 3rd 5-8pm during Seattle's '1st Thursday' Artwalk. Stop by for a glass of wine & to meet the artist.

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Intimate Concert Series: Luke Wade!
Nov
15
7:00 PM19:00

Intimate Concert Series: Luke Wade!

We have been big fans of Luke Wade's ever since we heard him on season 7 of The Voice! We are delighted that he has launched his 'Any Living Room In America' Tour! We are even more thrilled to have secured a spot in his cross country line up!

You can see him perform here→ & here!→

Please join us for an intimate 'Living Room' style show at the gallery.  There is a limit of 40 guests; so reserve your seat now! Tickets are only $20 and are available at fanswell.com→

Wine & snacks provided, of course.

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Michael Birawer Meet & Greet!
Oct
17
6:00 PM18:00

Michael Birawer Meet & Greet!

National artist Michael Birawer→ will be arriving in town with Four (count 'um) yes, 4 new original paintings! We won't give the subject matter away, but 2 pieces are of Seattle favorite spots and 2 are of Portland scenes - You will want to see these!

Michael will also be signing prints and talking with collectors - So stop in for some snacks & wine while the DJ plays and enjoy this visit with Michael with us!

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Intimate Concert Series: Tobias the Owl
Oct
11
6:00 PM18:00

Intimate Concert Series: Tobias the Owl

Come check out an intimate, acoustic set of all-original music from Tobias the Owl→

Northwest Music Scene→ has called the most recent TTO EP “a beautiful, genre-bending journey that cradles the heart, mind, and soul”.

Tobias the Owl is emerging from an intense period of songwriting, and will be playing brand new songs in this great listening environment. 

Joining Tobias will be record producer & musician Michael McNeeley who will be adding his acoustic guitar & singing talents to the show!

All Ages - Free Show - Donations appreciated!

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October Artwalk featuring the mixed media art of Carol Braden!
Oct
1
5:00 PM17:00

October Artwalk featuring the mixed media art of Carol Braden!

We have been missing the artwork of our good friend Carol Braden and need to fill the gallery with it. Carol's art has exploded nationally but she will always make time for her 'hometown gallery' and an art opening with old friends!

Please join us for a glass of wine and a look at some of the new designs that Carol has come up with. This exhibit will have guitars, wall hangings, and sculptural pieces all in her signature metal work with vintage license plate style. 

Bring the non-traditional art lovers in your family & even the kids - this art is pretty darn fun!

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"Paper Moons Collage Class for Beginners" with Joanne Shellan
Sep
26
2:00 PM14:00

"Paper Moons Collage Class for Beginners" with Joanne Shellan

Two Hour Class; Ages 16 and above, non-artists and artists welcome. 

All you need to bring is an old shirt, smock or apron to wear over your clothes and 1 printed image to include in your collage.

Bring home a finished collage painting in this two hour, easy, low-stress class. Artist Joanne Shellan will take you step-by-step through the world of acrylics, mediums, and paper collage. 

Only $25 per person, almost all materials included.  RSVP fast, limited number of spots / Call the gallery at 206.538-0099 to reserve your spot! 

Our Parking garage is $10 on Saturdays and entered on Seneca st between 1st & 2nd.

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September Artwalk featuring the art of Layne Cook
Sep
3
5:00 PM17:00

September Artwalk featuring the art of Layne Cook

We eagerly anticipate all new paintings by artist Layne Cook→ who seems to perfectly capture the look and feel of life in the city.

Layne's bold, painterly, loose brush strokes seem so spontaneous yet thoughtful, as she paints the sights we see each day in Seattle...the people, the rain, the busy streets, and oh those colors, so beautiful!

Every piece from last year's exhibit sold and you will see why!

Please join us for a glass of wine, enjoy the live music, and visit with the artist.

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1100 Days of Summer
Aug
20
6:00 PM18:00

1100 Days of Summer

Our lovely daughter Summer has a new full time position at the fabulous Winston-Wachter Gallery in Seattle and we couldn't be happier for her! Please join us if you can for an intimate gathering of friends & family to thank her for the 3+ years she has spent at Alki Arts helping run our family gallery. Stop in for a glass of bubbly to toast this next chapter of Summer's life!

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August Artwalk featuring the art of Robin Weiss
Aug
6
5:00 PM17:00

August Artwalk featuring the art of Robin Weiss

Robin Weiss→ collectors have been waiting for this collection for a long time. This will be the biggest exhibit of larger city scenes that we have ever had from Robin!

Previews of the work start August 3rd even though Artwalk falls on August 6th - so stop in between noon-6pm any day that week to see the exhibit before the party.

The night of Artwalk we will enjoy an informal concert by one of our favorite musicians Christopher Reyne→!

 

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July Artwalk featuring Cheryl Zahniser
Jul
2
5:00 PM17:00

July Artwalk featuring Cheryl Zahniser

We have been wanting a show featuring fabulous landscapes of the Northwest all year. The wait is finally over and it was worth the wait!

Seattle artist Cheryl Zahniser→ has spent months creating her exhibit of loose brush-stroke, oil on canvas, masterpieces full of life & color!

Please join us for a glass of wine and enjoy live music provided by Viopan Duo...so cool its hard to describe—you just need to come listen!
 

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 Intimate Concert Series: Christopher Reyne
Jun
26
6:00 PM18:00

Intimate Concert Series: Christopher Reyne

Christopher Reyne→ has moved back in the Pacific Northwest and we sure have missed him while he was touring around the country!

Please stop by to hear this amazing artist singing covers to some of our favorite songs as well as music off of his album 'Stranger at the wheel'.

If Alki Arts had a 'signature performer' Christopher would be it!

There is no charge for this event, it is on the house...just come enjoy some truly great music with us!

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Artist 'Meet & Greet' with national artist Eric Dowdle!
Jun
20
5:00 PM17:00

Artist 'Meet & Greet' with national artist Eric Dowdle!

Calling all Eric Dowdle Folk Art→ Fans! National artist Eric Dowdle will be in the gallery meeting fans, signing prints, and unveiling his new Seattle original!

Please join us for this exciting art event. Refreshments will be served and the jazz quartet will be playing!

If you've ever put together a Dowdle puzzle or have been enjoying Eric's new PBS series 'Painting the Town with Eric Dowdle' you won't want to miss this!

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June Artwalk featuring Leon Lowman
Jun
4
5:00 PM17:00

June Artwalk featuring Leon Lowman

We are very pleased to bring back the bold, colorful, abstract paintings of artist Leon Lowman→. If you have been looking for a large statement piece at an incredibly affordable price; you've got to come check this exhibit out. Leon's work is a favorite at the gallery!

Please join us for a glass of wine and enjoy the live music of Noah Strevell and Attila Kiss, both on double bass. Music will include Baroque, classical, modern and experimental, both solo and duet pieces written for either cello or bass. Both are members of the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra.

This is going to be a lovely evening!

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