Diem Chau, "bound 2," 2010, Porcelain plate, organza, cotton fabric & thread, 6.5” x 9” x .75”
Diem Chau, "bound 2," 2010, Porcelain plate, organza, cotton fabric & thread, 6.5” x 9” x .75”

Seattle Simplified

Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery

Seattle Simplified

Part 1: October 1 - December 29, 2015.
Part 2: December 31, 2015 - April 3, 2016.

The exhibition Seattle Simplified encompasses Seattle City Light's recent artwork purchases which portray Seattle and its surrounding landscape.  The exhibition will be presented in two separate installations and features a total of 56 contemporary artworks ranging from paintings, multi-media, photography and prints by 36 artists.

Seattle Simplified, Part 1 will be on view from October 1 through December 29, 2015.

A reception will take place on November 10, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Part 1 includes artwork by Gayle Bard, Lockwood Dennis, Alano Edzerza, Terry Furchgott, Justin Gibbens, Jonelle Johnson, Gwen Knight, Kent Lovelace, Richard Morhous, Marvin Oliver, Lucinda Parker, Loretta Pettway, Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, Manuel Salazar, lessLIE Sam, Christine Sharp, Preston Singletary, Jennifer Stanton and Emily Wood.

Seattle Simplified, Part 2 will be on view from December 31, 2015 through April 3, 2016.

A reception will take place on February 9, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Part 2 includes artwork by Juan Alonso-Rodriguez, Alfredo Arreguin, Debbie Napaljari Brown, Diem Chau, Nancy Coleman, Malayka Gormally, Mary Iverson, Doug Keyes, Sohee Kim, Lisa Snow Lady, Jacob Lawrence, Richard Morhous, Mary Ann Peters, Qwalsius Shaun Peterson, Barbara Robertson, Elizabeth T. Scott, Adam Sorensen, and Nina Tichava.

Location

Level 3 Concourse
Seattle Municipal Tower
700 Fifth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104
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Gallery Hours

Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Blake Haygood
Curator and Collections Manager
(206) 684-7132
blake.haygood@seattle.gov

Your Body of Water, Part II
April 5 – July 3, 2017
"Your Body of Water," Seattle Public Utilities’ (SPU) newest additions to their portable works collection, are a visual exploration of our connections to water and how it is protected and cared for by SPU.
Your Body of Water, Part I
January 11 – April 4, 2017
The Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery now features Your Body of Water Part I, an exhibition drawn from a recent purchase of 33 artworks by 31 artists from the Pacific Northwest for the Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) portable works collection. The exhibition aims to visually explore our connections to water and how it is protected and cared for by SPU.
Cultural Perspectives, Part III
October 4 – December 28, 2016
The focus of the purchase was to select artworks that represent experiences and social concerns of and from communities of color.
Cultural Perspectives Part 1 & 2
April 7 - September 30, 2016
Featuring 66 recently purchased artworks from 45 artists by Seattle Public Utilities.
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October 1, 2015 - April 3, 2016
Two part exhibition encompasses Seattle City Light’s recent artwork purchases which portray Seattle and its surrounding landscape.
Recent Acquisitions of Native American Art for Seattle Public Utilities Portable Artwork Collection
July 1 - September 29, 2015
Highlighting 25 works from Native American artists acquired for Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) Portable Artworks Collection.
Play
April 2 - June 30, 2015
Features a number of works that inspire and delight visitors with images featuring play and recreation.

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