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Holiday Art Sale Weekend starts today!  http://www.pratt.org/happenings/holidayartsale.html  Join Pratt Fine Arts Center and Traver Gallery as we kick things off with a public glassblowing demonstration by Rik Allen & Shelley Muzylowski Allen! Friday, November 18, 2011 2-5pm Pratt Fine Arts Center’s Hot Shop 1902 S Main St Seattle, WA 98144 Then stick around for the Opening Night Celebration. Enjoy delicious bites, festive cocktails and the chance to find unique holiday gifts for all your friends and family! Featuring works by local artists in glass, jewelry, painting and sculpture, you are sure to find something for everyone on your list!Friday, November 18, 2011 VIP Preview 5-7pm Admission $50 General Admission 7-9pm Admission $20 Pratt Fine Arts Center’s Printmaking and 2D Studios (aka The Yellow Building)
Sale Continues:Saturday, November 19th & Sunday, November 20th10am-7pm Free Admission
Hands-on Holiday Art Activities* Friday, November 18, 6-9pmBuilding 1 (Main Building)B.Y.O.O. (blow your own ornament) Choose a color design and work with one of our talented instructors to complete your own hand blown glass ornament. Space is limited. Email Rosie Daniel to reserve your spot today. $50 per 30 minute slot.BUILD A SNOWMAN… OUT OF FLAMEWORKED GLASS Create a winter snowman or twist an icicle or two in our flameworking studio. Space is limited. Email Rosie Daniel to reserve your spot today. $35 per 30 minute slot.
TRY YOUR HAND AT LETTERPRESS PRINTMAKING  The most satisfying “kerchunk” sound you’ll ever hear is on our sweet Babette! Print a cool holiday card (or an edition of them) on a vintage press. No reservation required. $2 per card.
SCREENPRINT WRAPPING PAPER  Add the finishing touch to any gift this holiday season with hand-printed wrapping paper. No reservation required. $5 per sheet.
CREATE PERSONALIZED STAMPED METAL DISCS  Use tools in the jewelry studio to personalize your own brass pendant or one-of-a-kind gift tag - or make a bunch for each of your friends! No reservation required. $5 per disc.
*Admission is FREE to the main building however a materials and instruction fee applies to each art activity. All activities are available while supplies last.

Holiday Art Sale Weekend starts today!  http://www.pratt.org/happenings/holidayartsale.html

Join Pratt Fine Arts Center and Traver Gallery as we kick things off with a public glassblowing demonstration by Rik Allen & Shelley Muzylowski Allen!

Friday, November 18, 2011
2-5pm
Pratt Fine Arts Center
s Hot Shop
1902 S Main St
Seattle, WA 98144

Then stick around for the Opening Night Celebration. Enjoy delicious bites, festive cocktails and the chance to find unique holiday gifts for all your friends and family! Featuring works by local artists in glass, jewelry, painting and sculpture, you are sure to find something for everyone on your list!

Friday, November 18, 2011
VIP Preview
5-7pm
Admission $50

General Admission
7-9pm
Admission $20
Pratt Fine Arts Center
s Printmaking and 2D Studios (aka The Yellow Building)

Sale Continues:
Saturday, November 19th & Sunday, November 20th
10am-7pm

Free Admission

Hands-on Holiday Art Activities*
Friday, November 18, 6-9pm
Building 1 (Main Building)


B.Y.O.O. (blow your own ornament)
Choose a color design and work with one of our talented instructors to complete your own hand blown glass ornament. Space is limited. Email Rosie Daniel to reserve your spot today.
$50 per 30 minute slot.

BUILD A SNOWMAN… OUT OF FLAMEWORKED GLASS
Create a winter snowman or twist an icicle or two in our flameworking studio. Space is limited. Email Rosie Daniel to reserve your spot today.
$35 per 30 minute slot.

TRY YOUR HAND AT LETTERPRESS PRINTMAKING
The most satisfying “kerchunk” sound you’ll ever hear is on our sweet Babette! Print a cool holiday card (or an edition of them) on a vintage press. No reservation required.
$2 per card.

SCREENPRINT WRAPPING PAPER
Add the finishing touch to any gift this holiday season with hand-printed wrapping paper. No reservation required.
$5 per sheet.

CREATE PERSONALIZED STAMPED METAL DISCS
Use tools in the jewelry studio to personalize your own brass pendant or one-of-a-kind gift tag - or make a bunch for each of your friends! No reservation required.
$5 per disc.


*Admission is FREE to the main building however a materials and instruction fee applies to each art activity. All activities are available while supplies last.

 
Come see the work and meet the artists!
Vidressencia: Seattle, Lisboa, Curitiba Opening Reception:First Thursday, November 3, 5 - 8pm Exhibition through November 3 - 26, 2011 Pratt Gallery at the Tashiro Kaplan Studios 312 S. Washington, Studio 1A
Artist’s Lecture at Pratt Fine Arts Center:Friday, November 4, 6:30pm 1902 South Main Street FREE and open to the public
 Join us for Vidressencia: Seattle, Lisboa, Curitiba, a group exhibition celebrating the international spirit and essence of glass, featuring works by Seattle artist Jeanne Marie Ferraro, Portuguese artist Teresa Almeida and Brazilian artist Maria Luiza Marques.

Come see the work and meet the artists!

Vidressencia: Seattle, Lisboa, Curitiba
Opening Reception:
First Thursday, November 3, 5 - 8pm
Exhibition through November 3 - 26, 2011
Pratt Gallery at the Tashiro Kaplan Studios
312 S. Washington, Studio 1A

Artist’s Lecture at Pratt Fine Arts Center:
Friday, November 4, 6:30pm
1902 South Main Street
FREE and open to the public


Join us for Vidressencia: Seattle, Lisboa, Curitiba, a group exhibition celebrating the international spirit and essence of glass, featuring works by Seattle artist Jeanne Marie Ferraro, Portuguese artist Teresa Almeida and Brazilian artist Maria Luiza Marques.

Northwest Blacksmith Association Day at PrattSunday, October 23, 10am – 4pm FREE and open to the public
This event showcases the iron work of members of the  Northwest Blacksmith Association (NWBA).  Artists Dean Mook of Port  Townsend, WA and Pratt instructor Patrick Maher of Seattle offer  blacksmithing demonstrations.  Hands-on activities for anyone wishing to  try the forge and anvil will be guided by current Pratt instructors and  NWBA members.

Northwest Blacksmith Association Day at Pratt
Sunday, October 23, 10am – 4pm
FREE and open to the public

This event showcases the iron work of members of the Northwest Blacksmith Association (NWBA). Artists Dean Mook of Port Townsend, WA and Pratt instructor Patrick Maher of Seattle offer blacksmithing demonstrations. Hands-on activities for anyone wishing to try the forge and anvil will be guided by current Pratt instructors and NWBA members.

Join us for a FREE artist lecture with Jane Richlovsky at Pratt on Friday, October 14 at 6:30pm in the NEW Drawing Studio (in Building 2- the yellow one).

Join us for a FREE artist lecture with Jane Richlovsky at Pratt on Friday, October 14 at 6:30pm in the NEW Drawing Studio (in Building 2- the yellow one).

FREE Erik Geschke lecture tonight 10/7 at 6:30pm.  Join us at Pratt (1902 S. Main St.) in Building 2 (the yellow one).  Brought to you by the letter P.

FREE Erik Geschke lecture tonight 10/7 at 6:30pm.  Join us at Pratt (1902 S. Main St.) in Building 2 (the yellow one).  Brought to you by the letter P.


Join us for Erik Geshcke: Crocodile Tears, a solo exhibition featuring sculptural work in mixed media by Portland-based artist Erik Geschke.  Geschke explores themes surrounding the issues of mortality, dystopia, and modernism while utilizing humor, social commentary, and familiar iconography to address complex subjects.  Drawing on familiar sources including art history, political propaganda, and popular culture, Geschke creates personal and social narratives that reveal hidden meanings upon close inspection.  The exhbition will be on display at the Pratt Gallery at Tashiro Kaplan Studios from October 6-29, 2011.  The artist will present a free public lecture on October 7, 2011 at Pratt Fine Arts Center, 1902 S. Main Street, Seattle, WA  98144.

Join us for Erik Geshcke: Crocodile Tears, a solo exhibition featuring sculptural work in mixed media by Portland-based artist Erik Geschke.  Geschke explores themes surrounding the issues of mortality, dystopia, and modernism while utilizing humor, social commentary, and familiar iconography to address complex subjects.  Drawing on familiar sources including art history, political propaganda, and popular culture, Geschke creates personal and social narratives that reveal hidden meanings upon close inspection.  The exhbition will be on display at the Pratt Gallery at Tashiro Kaplan Studios from October 6-29, 2011.  The artist will present a free public lecture on October 7, 2011 at Pratt Fine Arts Center, 1902 S. Main Street, Seattle, WA  98144.

Congratulations to our 2011-2012 scholarship recipients! 
Gregory M. Robinson  Pathways Scholarship
Terri  Rau
Seattle Print Arts Scholarship
Eric Chamberlain
Jon and Mary Shirley  Scholarship in Glass
Armelle  B. O’ Neill Crista Matteson
Art Bridge Fellowship (offered in memory of Jan Sewell)
Emma  Levitt Rebecca Chernow
Ignition Northwest Scholarship
Ben  Flaster

Congratulations to our 2011-2012 scholarship recipients!

Gregory M. Robinson Pathways Scholarship

Terri Rau

Seattle Print Arts Scholarship

Eric Chamberlain

Jon and Mary Shirley Scholarship in Glass

Armelle B. O’ Neill
Crista Matteson

Art Bridge Fellowship (offered in memory of Jan Sewell)

Emma Levitt
Rebecca Chernow

Ignition Northwest Scholarship

Ben Flaster

Join us at Pratt for Fall into Art Mini Classes from September 11-17!

Join us at Pratt for Fall into Art Mini Classes from September 11-17!

Artist-in-Residence Scott Fife’s model for creating a cast cyclops at Pratt

Artist-in-Residence Scott Fife’s model for creating a cast cyclops at Pratt

Scott Fife’s cast iron cyclops parts ready to be cleaned and assembled

Scott Fife’s cast iron cyclops parts ready to be cleaned and assembled


Holiday Art Sale Weekend starts today!  http://www.pratt.org/happenings/holidayartsale.html  Join Pratt Fine Arts Center and Traver Gallery as we kick things off with a public glassblowing demonstration by Rik Allen & Shelley Muzylowski Allen! Friday, November 18, 2011 2-5pm Pratt Fine Arts Center’s Hot Shop 1902 S Main St Seattle, WA 98144 Then stick around for the Opening Night Celebration. Enjoy delicious bites, festive cocktails and the chance to find unique holiday gifts for all your friends and family! Featuring works by local artists in glass, jewelry, painting and sculpture, you are sure to find something for everyone on your list!Friday, November 18, 2011 VIP Preview 5-7pm Admission $50 General Admission 7-9pm Admission $20 Pratt Fine Arts Center’s Printmaking and 2D Studios (aka The Yellow Building)
Sale Continues:Saturday, November 19th & Sunday, November 20th10am-7pm Free Admission
Hands-on Holiday Art Activities* Friday, November 18, 6-9pmBuilding 1 (Main Building)B.Y.O.O. (blow your own ornament) Choose a color design and work with one of our talented instructors to complete your own hand blown glass ornament. Space is limited. Email Rosie Daniel to reserve your spot today. $50 per 30 minute slot.BUILD A SNOWMAN… OUT OF FLAMEWORKED GLASS Create a winter snowman or twist an icicle or two in our flameworking studio. Space is limited. Email Rosie Daniel to reserve your spot today. $35 per 30 minute slot.
TRY YOUR HAND AT LETTERPRESS PRINTMAKING  The most satisfying “kerchunk” sound you’ll ever hear is on our sweet Babette! Print a cool holiday card (or an edition of them) on a vintage press. No reservation required. $2 per card.
SCREENPRINT WRAPPING PAPER  Add the finishing touch to any gift this holiday season with hand-printed wrapping paper. No reservation required. $5 per sheet.
CREATE PERSONALIZED STAMPED METAL DISCS  Use tools in the jewelry studio to personalize your own brass pendant or one-of-a-kind gift tag - or make a bunch for each of your friends! No reservation required. $5 per disc.
*Admission is FREE to the main building however a materials and instruction fee applies to each art activity. All activities are available while supplies last.

Holiday Art Sale Weekend starts today!  http://www.pratt.org/happenings/holidayartsale.html

Join Pratt Fine Arts Center and Traver Gallery as we kick things off with a public glassblowing demonstration by Rik Allen & Shelley Muzylowski Allen!

Friday, November 18, 2011
2-5pm
Pratt Fine Arts Center
s Hot Shop
1902 S Main St
Seattle, WA 98144

Then stick around for the Opening Night Celebration. Enjoy delicious bites, festive cocktails and the chance to find unique holiday gifts for all your friends and family! Featuring works by local artists in glass, jewelry, painting and sculpture, you are sure to find something for everyone on your list!

Friday, November 18, 2011
VIP Preview
5-7pm
Admission $50

General Admission
7-9pm
Admission $20
Pratt Fine Arts Center
s Printmaking and 2D Studios (aka The Yellow Building)

Sale Continues:
Saturday, November 19th & Sunday, November 20th
10am-7pm

Free Admission

Hands-on Holiday Art Activities*
Friday, November 18, 6-9pm
Building 1 (Main Building)


B.Y.O.O. (blow your own ornament)
Choose a color design and work with one of our talented instructors to complete your own hand blown glass ornament. Space is limited. Email Rosie Daniel to reserve your spot today.
$50 per 30 minute slot.

BUILD A SNOWMAN… OUT OF FLAMEWORKED GLASS
Create a winter snowman or twist an icicle or two in our flameworking studio. Space is limited. Email Rosie Daniel to reserve your spot today.
$35 per 30 minute slot.

TRY YOUR HAND AT LETTERPRESS PRINTMAKING
The most satisfying “kerchunk” sound you’ll ever hear is on our sweet Babette! Print a cool holiday card (or an edition of them) on a vintage press. No reservation required.
$2 per card.

SCREENPRINT WRAPPING PAPER
Add the finishing touch to any gift this holiday season with hand-printed wrapping paper. No reservation required.
$5 per sheet.

CREATE PERSONALIZED STAMPED METAL DISCS
Use tools in the jewelry studio to personalize your own brass pendant or one-of-a-kind gift tag - or make a bunch for each of your friends! No reservation required.
$5 per disc.


*Admission is FREE to the main building however a materials and instruction fee applies to each art activity. All activities are available while supplies last.

 
Come see the work and meet the artists!
Vidressencia: Seattle, Lisboa, Curitiba Opening Reception:First Thursday, November 3, 5 - 8pm Exhibition through November 3 - 26, 2011 Pratt Gallery at the Tashiro Kaplan Studios 312 S. Washington, Studio 1A
Artist’s Lecture at Pratt Fine Arts Center:Friday, November 4, 6:30pm 1902 South Main Street FREE and open to the public
 Join us for Vidressencia: Seattle, Lisboa, Curitiba, a group exhibition celebrating the international spirit and essence of glass, featuring works by Seattle artist Jeanne Marie Ferraro, Portuguese artist Teresa Almeida and Brazilian artist Maria Luiza Marques.

Come see the work and meet the artists!

Vidressencia: Seattle, Lisboa, Curitiba
Opening Reception:
First Thursday, November 3, 5 - 8pm
Exhibition through November 3 - 26, 2011
Pratt Gallery at the Tashiro Kaplan Studios
312 S. Washington, Studio 1A

Artist’s Lecture at Pratt Fine Arts Center:
Friday, November 4, 6:30pm
1902 South Main Street
FREE and open to the public


Join us for Vidressencia: Seattle, Lisboa, Curitiba, a group exhibition celebrating the international spirit and essence of glass, featuring works by Seattle artist Jeanne Marie Ferraro, Portuguese artist Teresa Almeida and Brazilian artist Maria Luiza Marques.

Northwest Blacksmith Association Day at PrattSunday, October 23, 10am – 4pm FREE and open to the public
This event showcases the iron work of members of the  Northwest Blacksmith Association (NWBA).  Artists Dean Mook of Port  Townsend, WA and Pratt instructor Patrick Maher of Seattle offer  blacksmithing demonstrations.  Hands-on activities for anyone wishing to  try the forge and anvil will be guided by current Pratt instructors and  NWBA members.

Northwest Blacksmith Association Day at Pratt
Sunday, October 23, 10am – 4pm
FREE and open to the public

This event showcases the iron work of members of the Northwest Blacksmith Association (NWBA). Artists Dean Mook of Port Townsend, WA and Pratt instructor Patrick Maher of Seattle offer blacksmithing demonstrations. Hands-on activities for anyone wishing to try the forge and anvil will be guided by current Pratt instructors and NWBA members.

Join us for a FREE artist lecture with Jane Richlovsky at Pratt on Friday, October 14 at 6:30pm in the NEW Drawing Studio (in Building 2- the yellow one).

Join us for a FREE artist lecture with Jane Richlovsky at Pratt on Friday, October 14 at 6:30pm in the NEW Drawing Studio (in Building 2- the yellow one).

FREE Erik Geschke lecture tonight 10/7 at 6:30pm.  Join us at Pratt (1902 S. Main St.) in Building 2 (the yellow one).  Brought to you by the letter P.

FREE Erik Geschke lecture tonight 10/7 at 6:30pm.  Join us at Pratt (1902 S. Main St.) in Building 2 (the yellow one).  Brought to you by the letter P.


Join us for Erik Geshcke: Crocodile Tears, a solo exhibition featuring sculptural work in mixed media by Portland-based artist Erik Geschke.  Geschke explores themes surrounding the issues of mortality, dystopia, and modernism while utilizing humor, social commentary, and familiar iconography to address complex subjects.  Drawing on familiar sources including art history, political propaganda, and popular culture, Geschke creates personal and social narratives that reveal hidden meanings upon close inspection.  The exhbition will be on display at the Pratt Gallery at Tashiro Kaplan Studios from October 6-29, 2011.  The artist will present a free public lecture on October 7, 2011 at Pratt Fine Arts Center, 1902 S. Main Street, Seattle, WA  98144.

Join us for Erik Geshcke: Crocodile Tears, a solo exhibition featuring sculptural work in mixed media by Portland-based artist Erik Geschke.  Geschke explores themes surrounding the issues of mortality, dystopia, and modernism while utilizing humor, social commentary, and familiar iconography to address complex subjects.  Drawing on familiar sources including art history, political propaganda, and popular culture, Geschke creates personal and social narratives that reveal hidden meanings upon close inspection.  The exhbition will be on display at the Pratt Gallery at Tashiro Kaplan Studios from October 6-29, 2011.  The artist will present a free public lecture on October 7, 2011 at Pratt Fine Arts Center, 1902 S. Main Street, Seattle, WA  98144.

Congratulations to our 2011-2012 scholarship recipients! 
Gregory M. Robinson  Pathways Scholarship
Terri  Rau
Seattle Print Arts Scholarship
Eric Chamberlain
Jon and Mary Shirley  Scholarship in Glass
Armelle  B. O’ Neill Crista Matteson
Art Bridge Fellowship (offered in memory of Jan Sewell)
Emma  Levitt Rebecca Chernow
Ignition Northwest Scholarship
Ben  Flaster

Congratulations to our 2011-2012 scholarship recipients!

Gregory M. Robinson Pathways Scholarship

Terri Rau

Seattle Print Arts Scholarship

Eric Chamberlain

Jon and Mary Shirley Scholarship in Glass

Armelle B. O’ Neill
Crista Matteson

Art Bridge Fellowship (offered in memory of Jan Sewell)

Emma Levitt
Rebecca Chernow

Ignition Northwest Scholarship

Ben Flaster

Join us at Pratt for Fall into Art Mini Classes from September 11-17!

Join us at Pratt for Fall into Art Mini Classes from September 11-17!

Artist-in-Residence Scott Fife’s model for creating a cast cyclops at Pratt

Artist-in-Residence Scott Fife’s model for creating a cast cyclops at Pratt

Scott Fife’s cast iron cyclops parts ready to be cleaned and assembled

Scott Fife’s cast iron cyclops parts ready to be cleaned and assembled

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Pratt Fine Art Center is an eclectic, hands-on learning and working environment serving student, hobbyist, and professional artists throughout the Seattle area. Operating as a 501 (c)(3) organization, PFAC welcomes over 3,400 students and 500 working artists annually to a dynamic creative community.

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