THE VIEW FROM HERE:
Nov. 12, 1998 - Jan. 15, 1999 THE VIEW FROM HERE: 100 Artists Mark the Centennial of Mt. Rainier National ParkIn observance of Mt. Rainier National Park's Centennial in 1999, Seafirst Gallery is hosting an exhibition featuring 100 works of art in all media by contemporary and period artists who have interpreted the mountain from a wide range of artistic perspectives. The show includes installation pieces, woodcuts, glass, photography, artist books, painting, and even glacier ice borrowed from the Park.
Among the artists participating are Gayle Bard, Alice Dubiel, Terry Reed, Joanne Hammer, Andy Keating, Stuart Keeler, Alan Lau, Robert McCauley, Caroline Orr, Peter Reiquam, Frank Samuelson, Rachel Brumer, William Volkerz, and Bill Whipple. These and many other artists illustrate their own personal stories and experiences with the mountain with work that is evocative, witty, and inventive.
Produced in cooperation with the Mt. Rainier North Cascades, and Olympic Fund. Associated Events include: GALA EVENING PERFORMANCE: Seafirst Gallery will host a performance on January 14, 1999 at 7:00 pm at the gallery, featuring poets, musicians and story-tellers to usher in the centennial year with new words and music for the mountain. David Mahler, Wayne Horvitz and Richard Marshall will perform new musical compositions written especially for the centennial, and Sheila Farr, Arthur Tulee and David Buerge Sr. will read poems and stories made for the mountain. This is the chance to bring in the centennial year with artist-made images, music and words.
Select any image to view some of the artwork contained in this spectacular exhibit
The Seafirst Gallery, founded in 1993, is an award-winning, non-profit exhibition space which works in cooperation with arts and civic organizations and individual artists to bring the visual arts before diverse audiences.