New Temporary Outdoor Art Exhibit
Seattle Parks and Recreation, the Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA), the Carkeek Park Advisory Council, Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, and 4Culture Site Specific are collaborating on one of the country’s only outdoor art exhibits occurring in a public nature preserve. Experience the unique, temporary outdoor sculptures along the 2-3 mile sculpture trail through Carkeek Park, 950 NW Carkeek Park Rd., from June 23 through October 31, 2012.
Following a widely acclaimed debut in 2009 that received national attention, CoCA and the five organizations have partnered again to bring another exhibition to Carkeek Park in northwest Seattle. As before, the theme concerns the natural world in a time of dramatic change. Some of the art is designed to weather in place and erode, while other work incorporates movement and interactive use by visitors. To see the exhibit, please visit www.heavenandearthexhibition.org.
In reviews by the Seattle Times, Ballard News Tribune, and Tacoma News Tribune, past exhibits were recognized for their unique combination of art in a wooded urban park, among only a few such exhibitions in the country. While art in downtown parks is typical for many cities, only Seattle features art in the forest.
Rootbound features four returning artists and 14 new ones from around the Puget Sound, as well as Vancouver BC, California, and Oregon. Artists include: Seattle: Julie Lindell, Joe Reno, Miguel Edwards, Viewlands Group, Peppé, Brenda Scallon, Alan Fulle, Suze Woolf, Cameron Mason and Lara McIntosh, Josho Somine, Rebecca Maxim, Gary Golightly, The Unearth Collective; Bellevue and Sammamish: Fox Spears, Suzanne Tidwell; California: Judy Shintani; Oregon: Lee Imonen; Vancouver BC: Tiki Mulvihill.
For more information or to download a map visit http://www.heavenandearthexhibition.org/