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.
Information
Deborah Paine
Curator & Collections Manager
Deborah Paine

Current Exhibition

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.

Upcoming Exhibition

Past Exhibitions

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.
Seattle Simplified
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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Other shows in our galleries
Architecture of the Pacific Northwest
January 5 – February 28, 2017
City Hall Gallery currently features Architecture of the Pacific Northwest – a playing card artwork project. The exhibition, running through February 28, showcases the artistry and creativity of Seattle architects who design the Pacific Northwest’s built environment, while bringing together the architecture community in a unique way.
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.
Paradise Under Reconstruction in the Aesthetic of Funk
Thru February 10, 2017
Paradise Under Reconstruction in the Aesthetic of Funk: A Quantum Leap, Starting From The Top…!!!Thru February 10, 2017 at Seattle Presents Gallery in the Seattle Municipal TowerOpen Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12 – 2 p.m. and by appointment
Vikram Madan, <em>An Utterance Ineffable</em> <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
January 17 – April 10, 2017
The Ethnic Heritage Art Gallery features the exhibition An Utterance Ineffable by Seattle-area artist Vikram Madan. The exhibition features 15 acrylic paintings that are influenced by narrative folk and expressionist art that Madan encountered while growing up in India.

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