Third Thursday with Valerie Niemeyer and Stieg Retlin at Push/Pull
Venue: Push/Pull 2000 NW Market St
Event: June 16th 6pm - 9pm
This month's Bal-art opening features the work of local illustrators Stieg Retlin and Valerie Niemeyer.
Stieg Retlin (they/them) explores themes of community and isolation, unity and despair, harmony and discord, and understanding and confusion, across various mediums. They grew up in New Jersey, received a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in NYC.
Valerie Niemeyer (she/her) brings to life the flowers and animals that hide in our backyards and the forests around us. "I love the challenge of blending reality and natural observation with cozy storytelling.”
Stop by for the opening to get a first look at the artwork. There will also be limited edition risograph prints of Stieg's work.
Venue: Push/Pull 2000 NW Market St www.pushpullseattle.com
Date: May 19th, 5pm - 6pm masks required, 6pm - 9pm masks optional
Art is showing through June 15th
Our very own Danielle Mapes is taking over the gallery walls next week with her solo show "Give Me Space: Summoning the Void." Be one of the first to see it on Thursday for the opening - starts at 5pm (masked hour), 6-9pm (masks optional).
Danielle Mapes is a multidisciplinary artist who works and resides in Seattle, Washington. She studied sculpture at Metropolitan University of Denver in Colorado and ceramics at Shoreline Community College in Washington. In recent years, she has added oil painting to her repertoire. In all mediums, Danielle explores the entwined relationships between trauma and evolution, on both a personal and cultural level, and is a passionate advocate for raising awareness about women's issues.