August 9, 2012

Arts Roundup: Seattle Print Arts at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery

News and Information

Poster for “Currents,” Seattle Print Arts show at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery.

 

Most arts at the UW are having a little midsummer quiet time and regrouping for the fall, but there are still some interesting things to see on campus if you know where to look.

Work by members of the Seattle Print Arts collective will fill the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, exhibits continue at the Henry Art Gallery and Burke Museum, and the Dance Department’s summer Integrated Dance program holds an open community session.

Seattle Print Arts exhibit, Aug. 9-17. An exhibition of work by members of Seattle Print Arts, an association of artists, arts professionals and collectors, that was designed, installed and promoted by students of Art 496. In the Jacob Lawrence Gallery. Exhibit reception is 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 10, at the gallery.

Pocket Camera Flower Photography class, Aug. 12. Learn to create strong compositions, separate subjects from distracting backgrounds, control natural light and take charge of your camera’s many features in this class with photographer Mark Turner. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Burke Museum. Cost is $100 and preregistration is required. Email burked@uw.edu or call 206-543-9681 to register.

Tim Summers

An integrated dance class at the UW.

Integrated dance open session, 7-9 p.m., Aug. 15. The Dance Program’s Integrated Dance Summer Intensive, where those with and without disabilities work and train together, will hold a free “taster” session open to the community, in Studio 265 of Meany Hall. Participants will work with material from the training class, leading to open improvisation. Read a 2010 UW Today story about the summer program. Learn more online; contact Jurg Koch, assistant professor of dance, at kochj@uw.edu. No dance experience is necessary.

Lecture by Philip Govedare, 7 p.m., Aug. 16. Govedare, a professor of painting and drawing in the School of Art, will present an overview of “Evolving Interpretations of Wilderness,” a paper he delivered this year to the American Association of Geographers. At the Prographica Gallery, in association with its current exhibit, “Commentaries: Artists Respond to the Land,” curated by Govedare with alum Kimberly Clark, which runs through Sept. 1. A discussion will follow the lecture.

Continuing:

“The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl,” through Oct. 7. The Henry Art Gallery explores the world of vinyl records from the 1960s to the present through sculpture, installation, drawing, painting, photography, video, performance and — of course — sound. Accompanied by “The B Side” in the Henry’s Test Site, which looks at the history of music production in the Pacific Northwest.

2012 International Conservation Photography Awards Exhibit, through Nov. 25. The Burke Museum hosts this exhibit of photographs by the winners of a biennial juried competition started in 1997 by nature photographer Art Wolfe.