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Full lineup for Friday's Maple Leaf Art Walk

May 9th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Update: Note that Bead World, 9520 Roosevelt Way N.E., is participating on the tour with bead and craft art.

Have you mapped out your route yet for the first-ever Maple Leaf Art Walk, from 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 11?

We’ve got maps you can print out in color or black and white that are ideal for planning your path, and we’ve got a few more businesses for you to include on the map:

  • Flying Squirrel Pizza Co., 8310 Fifth Ave N.E., which is offering art walk specials and works from local artist Dawn Wyatt
  • Maple Leaf Veterinary Care Center, 1421 N.E. 80th St.
  • Reckless Video, 9020 Roosevelt Way N.E., which will be showing paintings from Jim Gordon on the patio.

Please see the full lineup below (which still has a few details we’re hoping to include before Friday night!), and we hope to see you come out to support your local businesses and artists at the Art Walk! Be sure to RSVP and invite your friends via the Facebook link.

Aljoya Thornton Place, 450 N.E. 100th St.
Works from ZZ Wei will be on display (read our earlier post about his work) and refreshments including wine and hors d’oeuvres will be offered.

Art Tile Co., 8511 Roosevelt Way N.E.
A number of artists will be showing their work and be available to answer questions at Art Tile Co. Participants include:

Between Cultures, 8809 Roosevelt Way N.E.

Blue Saucer, 9127 Roosevelt Way N.E.
Works by Maple Leaf artist Rachel Marcotte, who designed Wallingford’s turtle street mural, will be on display. Also, from 6:30-8 p.m., local musician Mark Juan will be performing acoustic Spanish guitar music.

Cloud City Coffee, 8801 Roosevelt Way N.E.
Cloud City Coffee will feature linocuts by artist Chip Baker as well as music from world flutist Gary Stroutsos, who will play from 6-8 pm. In addition, hand-poured single-origin coffee will be served by the staff and other refreshments will be provided.

COA Mexican Eatery & Tequileria, 7919 Roosevelt Way N.E.
Art from Sydney Davis will be on display.

Cooper’s Ale House, 8065 Lake City Way N.E.
Works on display from photographer Karla Thomas and an artist Christel Weixelman.

Early Masters, 8815 Roosevelt Way N.E.
Bring the kids by during the art walk so they can experience watercolors, charcoal, pencils and photo references of great artworks around the table. Art walkers of all ages are invited to stop by to sketch like Matisse or Picasso and others.

Edward Jones, 9524 Roosevelt Way N.E.
Maple Leaf woodturner Vern Tater will have works such as handmade salt and pepper shakers, wooden tops, decorative bowls and more on display, and he will do a spinning top demonstration if you’d like to see him in action.

Fine Impressions, 8300 Fifth Ave. N.E.
A number of artists will be available to answer questions throughout the evening (the list may grow, so stay tuned!), including:

  • April Richardson, who will be demonstrating monotype and linocut
  • Stephen McMillan, who will have aquatint demonstration plates and tools
  • Diane Steen, watercolor
  • David Harrison, etchings and watercolor
  • George Ciardi, photography
  • Marguerite Langlois
  • Paula Phipps

Flying Squirrel Pizza, 8310 Fifth Ave N.E.
Works on display from local artist Dawn Wyatt, and Art Walk specials including:

  • Growler beer fills (beer to-go!) are only $12, regular price $15. (bring your own 64-ounce growler or purchase an FSPC one for $3)
  • Cheese bread appetizer (to-go or in house) for only $5. Regular price $7. This is portable and good for walking!

Fraternal Order of Eagles Mother Aerie No. 1, 8201 Lake City Way N.E. (which is shown on the wrong side of Cooper’s on some older versions of the Art Walk map)
Painter Ray Munger and Maple Leaf photographer Jeff Blucher are set to exhibit.

Glassique, 9634 Roosevelt Way Northeast

HangFire Design & Frame, 9211 Roosevelt Way N.E.
Works from linoleum cut artist Chris Minor and HangFire owner and Maple Leaf resident Mark Hutchins will be on display.

Hudson New American Public House, 8014 15th Ave. N.E.
Art from Kellie Talbot will be on display and an oyster special will be available.

Last Drop Bottle Shop, 8016 15th Ave. N.E.

maoStudios, 9220 Roosevelt Way N.E.
Jewelry from Yoj Healing Crystals and Bijoudally will be on display.

Maple Leaf Veterinary Care Center, 1421 N.E. 80th St.

Maxine’s Floral & Gift, 8811 Roosevelt Way N.E.

Northwest Puppet Center, 9123 15th Ave. N.E.
Stop by to take part in a hands-on workshop that will be open to all ages.

Reckless Video, 9020 Roosevelt Way N.E.
Artist Jim Gordon will show his paintings on the patio.

Snow Goose Gallery, 8806 Roosevelt Way N.E.

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