An Evening of Art and Conversation: Three Perspectives

Last month, a few dozen Junior League of Seattle members, along with several guests, congregated at the Woodside / Braseth Gallery for an evening of art and conversation focused on northwest art and artists.  John Braseth, the owner, warmly welcomed visitors and led a tour of the beautiful space.   Jessica, Meredith and Katharine, JLS members, […]

Spotlight on Emerging Leader Brea Burkholz

By Minda Brusse, Community Programs Manager As a member of the Northwest Art League & Community Outreach committee, Brea Burkholz ended the 2013-14 League year with a substantial project in the works. When her committee discussed the idea of using the League’s artpiece Yellow No Same with a Bellevue middle school, Brea jumped in and took the lead. The art […]

Art For The Soul: Bringing Art To Those In Need

by Raminta Hanzelka Earlier this month, the NW Art League and Community Outreach (LCO) committee had our 2nd annual collaboration with the Life Skills: Teen committee. We held an art docenting and art-making session at Treehouse, sharing the joy of discovering a piece of art for the first time with about a dozen girls in foster […]

League & Community Outreach: Northwest Art’s Spring Kids’ Art Studio

by Liz Nixon It was another rainy Saturday in Seattle, however 15 kids and their parents were having a blast at the Junior League office in Madison Park at the Kids’ Spring Art Studio on March 29, 2014.  The Northwest Art League & Community Outreach committee hosted the event. The kids, ranging in ages from […]

TEACH AND BE TAUGHT

Written by Alice G. Foreman, NW Art Committee Member: Some might wonder at the title of this blog entry. For those currently serving on the Junior League of Seattle’s NW Art Committee, or JLS members who have served on the Committee and been privileged to go into one of the Seattle Public Schools (SPS), the […]

Henry Art Gallery Lecture

Written by Anbrit Long, NW Art Chair: The Junior League of Seattle and Henry Art Gallery partnered in March to offer an exciting lecture and training session that focused on the rich history of Northwest Art and artists.  The evening featured presentations by Northwest Art expert and gallery owner John Braseth, and Henry Art Gallery […]

An Evening of Art & Artists

The Junior League of Seattle and Henry Art Gallery are partnering to offer an exciting training session focusing on the rich history of Northwest Art and artists. Artworks by Northwest artists such as Mark Tobey, Morris Graves and others from the Henry’s Collection will be on view in the Reed Collections Study Center for this […]

Arlene Lev – JLS Artist Studio Visit

Last Saturday, local artist Arlene Lev welcomed a small group from the NW Art committee into her home for an afternoon of discussing art. Arlene’s painting Domestic Whatnot (1985) will be part of the Junior League of Seattle’s collection of art traveling through Eastside school districts this spring, in partnership with the Bellevue Arts Museum. Arlene spoke […]

An Evening of Art & Conversation about Northwest Art and Artists

The Junior League of Seattle and Henry Art Gallery are partnering to offer an exciting training session focusing on the rich history of Northwest Art and artists.  Artworks by Northwest artists such as Mark Tobey, Morris Graves and others from the Henry’s Collection will be on view in the Reed Collections Study Center for this […]

History of the Northwest Art Project

HISTORY OF THE NORTHWEST ART PROJECT Dee Dickinson and Tricia Tiano  This is the story of how and why 250,000 children learned to understand and appreciate the visual arts through the Northwest Art Project, the longest lasting project of the Junior League of Seattle. In the late fifties Sputnik went up and the boom came […]