New Work at Out of Sight, Seattle

© Rafael Soldi,  You Are Already My Memory , 2015 | 50" x 40"  | Archival Pigment Print

© Rafael Soldi, You Are Already My Memory, 2015 | 50" x 40"  | Archival Pigment Print

I'm very excited to share that I will be exhibiting new work in Out of Sight, a survey of contemporary are in the Pacific Northwest, to coincide with the Seattle Art Fair. Out of Sight will take place in the stunning third floor of the newly renovated King Street Station—this 24,000 sq ft raw space is uniquely suited to exhibiting works of art big and small, while remaining a work of art in and of itself. I will be exhibiting three brand new works, two of which will be sculptural, three-dimensional works.  More information on Out of Sight below!

OUT OF SIGHT A survey of contemporary art in the pacific northwestCurated by: Kirsten Anderson, Sharon Arnold, Greg Lundgren and Sierra Stinson Dates: July 30 – August 2, 2015 Place: King Street Station – 303 S. Jackson Street, Seattle WA 98104 Hours: July 30th – preview and grand opening party 7:00 – 11:00 July 31 + August 1 – exhibition hours 12:00 – 8:00 (happy hour bar service 5:00 to 8:00) August 2 – exhibition hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (swedish pancake brunch 10:00 to 2:00)

Press Statement

Vital 5 Productions has a long history of championing contemporary art in the Pacific Northwest. Since the mid-1990s, we have been producing exhibits, events, experiments and creative content that celebrates all that makes our region so dynamic, original, and largely out of sight. When we heard about Vulcan producing the first annual Seattle Art Fair in the summer of 2015, it was almost immediate that we wanted to support the fair and harness the international attention the fair will bring to Seattle. From this energy emerged a new exhibition opening July 30th in the historic King Street Station.

Vital 5 is proud to present Out of Sight, a 24,000 square foot survey of contemporary art in the Pacific Northwest. Just a stone’s throw from the Seattle Art Fair (happening at the Centurylink Convention Center during the same weekend), Out of Sight occupies the entirety of the third floor – a raw, industrial space that has until this time, never been open to the public.

Curated by Kirsten Anderson, Sharon Arnold, Greg Lundgren and Sierra Stinson, Out of Sight showcases over 80 emerging and mid-career artists, bringing what we believe is the largest survey of contemporary art happening in the region. Both in scale, proximity and premise, Out of Sight is a bold and audacious exhibit, designed to recognize the immense talent and creativity that our region harbors, and the under-recognized creative capital of our community.

Join us Thursday, July 30 at 7:00 pm for an early preview and grand opening celebration, or visit the exhibition Friday and Saturday from noon to 8:00 pm and Sunday 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. The Hideout will be providing happy hour service on location from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Friday and Saturday nights, and a Swedish pancake brunch will take place 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Sunday, August 2.

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Participating artists include: Julie Alexander, Julie Alpert, Megumi Shauna Arai, Rick Araluce, JD Banke, Baso, Crystal Barbre, Joey Bates, Jared Bender, Gretchen Bennett, Gala Bent, Zack Bent, Colleen Bratton, John Brophy, Jazz Brown, Bette Burgoyne, Tim Cross, Casey Curran, Sue Danielsen, Jack Daws, Jed Dunkerley, Warren Dykeman, Debbie Faas, Leiv Fagereng, Julia Freeman, Erin Frost, Neal Fryett, Scott Foldesi, Klara Glosova, Mandy Greer, Colleen Hayward, Laura Hamje, Robert Hardgrave, Julia Hensley, Jesse Higman, Jeff Jacobsen, Claire Johnson, Ken Kelly, Patrick Kelly, Izzie Klingles, Kirk Lang, Michael Leavitt, Rich Lehl, Margie Livingston, Francesca Lohmann, Amanda Manitach, Chris McMullen, Jennifer McNeely, Katie Metz, Steven Miller, Ryan Molenkamp, Scott Musgrove, Matthew Offenbacher, Joe Park, Mary Ann Peters, Jason Puccinelli, Cheyenne Randall, Tivon Rice, Ashleigh Rose Robb, Serrah Russell, Sail, Joe Schlicta, Rafael Soldi, Kellie Talbot, Polina Tereshina, Barbara Earl Thomas, Chris Thompson, Kimberly Trowbridge, Joey Veltkamp, Redd Walitzki, Tariqa Waters, Casey Weldon, Chandler Woodfin, Robert Yoder, Claude Zervas, Jennifer Zwick, and more.

Out of Sight is a Vital 5 Productions, made possible with these generous sponsorships: SDoT, Roq la Rue, The Hideout, The Goodship Company, City Arts Magazine and Amtrak.