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This chic gallery in the Pioneer Square was established in 1983 and is renowned for its contemporary artistic displays of national and local artists such as Susan Skilling, Jeffrey Simmons, Kerry James Marshall and Louise Bourgeois. A highly sought after venue by top artists as well as new ones, their thematic group shows are one of the best and well presented shows. Do check out the sculpture deck which is on the second level displayed outdoor. This is a must visit gallery if you can only fit in one gallery visit in your schedule.
Since its conception in 1968 by Richard White, this acclaimed contemporary art gallery has changed hands as well as locations quite a few times. Currently located in the historic Pioneer Square and under the direction of Phen Huang from the Huang family of the Canadian Bau Xi Gallery, Foster/White is nestled in a century old building. The gallery has large ceilings, authentic wood beams and a huge space for exhibition. Foster/White Gallery is a member of the Seattle Art Dealers Association (SADA). Featuring over 40 local artists such as Will Robinson, Dale Chihuly, Eva Isaksen, Bobbie Burgers, Benjamin Moore, and Alden Mason who are known for their glass, sculpture and painting works. The gallery's austere white walls makes sure that your eyes will be drawn to the artworks and nowhere else.
Devout art-lovers participating in the First Thursday Art Walk must stop by this gallery to witness some of the most remarkable contemporary artworks. The gallery is committed to bringing forth the the local artist community while also being involved with nationally renowned artists. The focus is mainly on three faculties- painting and sculpture, contemporary print and drawing, and antique prints. The gallery adheres to high ethical standards when it comes to original print dealings. For information about current and upcoming exhibitions check out the website.
One of the finest spaces for indigenous art can be found at the prestigious Steinbrueck Native Gallery in Seattle. The gallery displays a rich and diverse array of fine art pieces sourced from native Salish, Inuit, Tlingit artists on the Pacific Northwest Coast. You will find pieces like jewelry designs, sculptures, molds, paintings, masks, prints, Argillite sculptures, ivory art work, Inuit prints, and more. The gallery is located a short stroll away from Seattle's Pike Place, and is worth a visit.
For more than 20 years this gallery, a vital part of Seattle's art community, has focused on contemporary art in a variety of mediums including paint, glass art, jewelry, stone and bronze sculpture. The gallery, located on the edge of Pike Place Market, draws from a pool of local, national and international artists for its wide array of bold pieces. You'll find dazzling variety, from twisting bronze and granite sculptures to delicate glass vases to bright watercolors.