Summer Art at Westlake Park


Seattle artists Elizabeth Gahan, Joseph Park and Claude Zervas will create temporary artworks for Westlake Park this summer, beginning in July. Each artwork will be an unexpected addition to daily activities in the park, as well as a dynamic backdrop to special events and music performances.

 

shadowcube: Postcard Project in the Park
by Joseph Park and Claude Zervas

July 12 through August 12

Joseph Park and Claude Zervas will install four camera obscura booths that will allow viewers to project an image of the Westlake Park surroundings onto a postcard. The viewer can then trace a drawing of the projected image on the postcard to take as a keepsake.

Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday, July 12, Monday, July 15, Wednesday, July 24, Thursday, August 1, Wednesday, August 7; 12 to 2 p.m., Monday, August 12.

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In case of rain, shadowcube's hours will be rescheduled. Check here for schedule rain dates.

The temporary artworks are commissioned with Seattle Parks & Recreation 1% for Art Funds and project oversight from the Office of Arts & Culture.

 

Chromatic Crystallization (Seattle)
by Elizabeth Gahan

July 22 through Sept. 20

In Chromatic Crystallization (Seattle) by Elizabeth Gahan, "crystalline" created from corrugated plastic and colorful vinyl will appear to grow over the southern arch at Westlake Park. The vinyls slick surface and vibrant hues will reflect the flashy exuberance and commercial center surrounding the park.


Joseph Park and Claude Zervas, shadowcube: Postcard Project in the Park, 2013. Located at Westlake Park. Photo by Kelly Pajek.

Joseph Park and Claude Zervas, shadowcube: Postcard Project in the Park, 2013. Located at Westlake Park. Photo by Juan Hernandez.

Joseph Park and Claude Zervas, shadowcube: Postcard Project in the Park, 2013. Located at Westlake Park. Photo by Juan Hernandez.

Elizabeth Gahan, Chromatic Crystallization (Seattle) , 2013. Located at Westlake Park. Photo by Kelly Pajek.

Elizabeth Gahan, Chromatic Crystallization (Seattle) , 2013. Located at Westlake Park. Photo by Kelly Pajek.

Elizabeth Gahan, Chromatic Crystallization (Seattle) , 2013. Located at Westlake Park. Photo by Kelly Pajek.