FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Barbara Robertson, 206-327-2256bqrobertson@comcast.net

Ann Marie Stillion, 206-852-3251studio@arttrek.com

Website: www.incontextseattle.com

facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1748516392093873/

In Context:  A four day exhibition of site specific work by 14 Seattle based artists, an important new Seattle Art Fair Satellite

Seattle, Washington, July 13, 2016 – In Context is a unique, four day exhibition of the work of 14 dynamic, established and popular Seattle based artists.  This Seattle Art Fair satellite exhibition spans a variety of media including drawing, sculpture, installation, video, and performance that will take advantage of the exceptionally elegant, historic space in Pioneer Square at 220  S. Jackson Street at 3rd Ave just one block north of King Street Station.  Curated by artists Barbara Robertson and Ann Marie Stillion, In Context is free and open to the public during the Seattle Art Fair weekend, beginning August 4th and ending on Sunday, August 7th with a closing reception and a performance by Mary Welch. The artists selected for this special exhibition are: Pat De Caro, Marita Dingus, Eva Isaksen, Etsuko Ichikawa, Anna McKee, Mary Ann Peters, Tracy Rector, Barbara Robertson, June Sekiguchi, Ann Marie Stillion, Kate Sweeney, Mary Welch, and the team of Amanda Knowles and Emily Gherard.

Located at 220 S. Jackson Street at 3rd Avenue,  Seattle, Washington

Hours of operation: Thursday, August 4 through Sunday, August 7th, 10:00 am- 9:00 pm

+ Opening reception: Thursday, Aug. 4 from 5-8 pm.
+ Nightly live performance tableau, “Say La Vie,” from 7-8 pm (Aug. 4-7) by Mary Welch.
+  Friday, Aug. 5 at  6 pm, selected exhibiting artists will present a panel discussion on the state of the women in the arts.
+ Closing night reception and special extended performance tableau of “Say La Vie,” by Mary Welsh from 6-8 pm

Supported in part by City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, and Fell from the Sky, a non profit support organization for women artists. Also in collaboration with Sand Point Arts and Cultural Exchange, Alliance for Pioneer Square and Samis Land Co. and satelliteseattle.com, the official calendar for the Seattle Art Fair.

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