Kate Vrijmoet, "Breathe in Knowing We Are Made of All This," 2015, Oil on panel, 12” x 54”
Kate Vrijmoet, "Breathe in Knowing We Are Made of All This," 2015, Oil on panel, 12” x 54”

Your Body of Water, Part II

Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery

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. The poet Jourdan Keith, who created the theme, explained it to mean the following: "We are all bodies of water, connected to one another through the water web. Your Body of water is connected to streams, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, and tides, to toilets and faucets...to present homes, childhood homes and ancestral ones by memory, by the water cycle, by stories." The exhibition will feature 15 contemporary artworks ranging from paintings, photography, prints and sculpture. This first exhibition includes the following artists: Nola Ahola, Susanna Bluhm, Cable Griffith, Melissa Herzog, Tierney Hogan, Steve Davis, Marika Swan, Anna McKee, Naoko Morisawa, LessLIE Sam, Juliet Shen, Katy Stone, Kate Vrijmoet, and Inye Wokoma. 

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

Subject Matter: People in Photographs
January 4 – April 4, 2018
A small survey of photographs featuring people from the City’s Portable Works Collection.
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.
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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Someday We'll All Be Free
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Creature Feature: Animal Art
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A small survey of artworks that include various creatures both real and imagined from the City’s Portable Works Collection.

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