Category : Visual Art
We’re doing it again! Art of the City, the TK’s day-long, indoor & outdoor arts festival is scheduled for Saturday, August 1, 2015. This date coincides with the new Seattle Art Fair, taking place just a few blocks away.
Get involved! We’re seeking artists of all disciplines and genres, artisan and craft vendors, volunteers, and others to join us in making this a truly amazing event.
Deadline: May 5, 2015
See what we did last year: TK Art of the City
Long time TK resident and current residential manager Doug Vann took portrait photos of current TK residents and asked them to share briefly on how living in the building impacts their lives.
His photo series was exhibited at last year’s TK Art of the City. The project is documented in a commemorative book, Why TK? A Celebration and Appreciation of the First 10 Years. Order your copy here.
We had a spectacular event! Thank you to all our sponsors, volunteers, artist participants, and guests! Check out the photos on our Facebook page.
Saturday, August 2, 11AM – 9PM
It’s our 10th anniversary and we’re celebrating with an Art Street Fair. We’ll be closing down Prefontaine Pl. S. for a day long, indoor-outdoor festival featuring the work of TK tenants plus hundreds of artists from around the city.
Get all the details here:
October 3, 5:30 – 10pm
This is your once-a-year opportunity to tour the upstairs residential lofts at the big, beautiful TK, at the heart of the Pioneer Square artwalk. Join us for performances, open lofts, artists’ marketplace, music, Butoh, and live art!
Painting by Jay Mason, “Sunsets Over Fourth”, oil on canvas, 2013
The Tashiro Kaplan building is now home to a new, independent, contemporary art gallery. METHOD Gallery occupies the large, window-lit space at the front of Project 106, a collection of new studios and commercial units built out in the long dormant, 4500 SF Tashiro basement space underneath 4Culture. TK Commercial space coordinator, Paul McKee, took over tenancy of the space, and designed and constructed the units. It is shaping up aesthetically, and as a new hub for activity during artwalk and other events. The TK welcomes Paul, his partners at Method, and all his tenants.
Tashiro Kaplan Artist Lofts Open House
First Thursday, October 4, 2012, 5 – 10 PM
Performances begin at 8 PM
Want a glimpse inside an artist colony? Tour 4 floors of live-work artist loft spaces at the TK building during our annual Open House event.
Common areas and individual units will be filled with visual arts exhibits featuring work by dozens of resident artists and invited guests, including Deanne Belinoff, Celeste Cooning, Crystal Fosnaugh and Dame Builder, Lynn Schirmer, and more.
Resident performing artists, including The David Guilbault Band, Queen Shmooquan, The Shanghai Pearl, and others, will present music, comedy, burlesque, and impromptu happenings in our community room, and throughout the building. Doors open at 5PM, performances start at 8PM.