‘I wanted to avenge them’: From mug shots to works of art, this exhibit explores Northwest culture through the lens of gay artists

Written by By Brendan Kiley, Seattle Times arts and culture reporter. Published by The Seattle Times. The four-room, 200-artwork exhibition hit all the notes you’d want — tender, droll, brooding, even beguiling — but the mug shots stole the show. Around 40 members of the Mature Friends (a 250-strong social club,

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Cascadia Art Museum opens first-ever exhibit on the cultural influence of gay artists

Written by Connie McDougall. Published by MyEdmondsNews October 28. “I’ve been wanting to do this for 20 years,” said Curator David Martin about a first-of-its-kind exhibit that just opened at the Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds. “It’s about my tribe, a gift to myself.” “The Lavender Palette: Gay Culture and

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Exhibit shows gay artists’ work from a less enlightened time

“The Lavender Palette” at the Cascadia Museum in Edmonds offers important lessons in art and history. Written by Gale Fiege, Published by Hearldnet on Thursday, October 24. A wall of jail mugshots — men arrested for homosexuality — sets the stage for the new exhibition opening today at Cascadia Art

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The Lavender Palette

Cascadia Art Museum explores contributions of gay and lesbian artists Written by Brian Soergel. Published by the Edmonds Beacon on October 24, 2019. Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds will be the first museum in the country to explore regional gay culture through the work of early- to mid-20th-century gay and

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It’s a record-breaking evening at Cascadia Art Museum Gala fundraiser

Written by Larry Vogel. Originally published by MyEdmondsNews, August 25, 2019. The fourth annual Cascadia Museum gala fundraiser broke a record Saturday, with donors contributing more than $435,000 — an increase of $40,000-plus over last year’s event. The event got off to a festive start Saturday afternoon, as guests gathered

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Issei Photographer Yukio Morinaga’s Quiet Hour illuminates early 20th-Century Seattle

Originally published by the International Examiner, written by Tamiko Nimura. Published August 6, 2019. In 1927-28, Seattle Issei Yukio Morinaga was a member of the Seattle Camera Club and the second most exhibited photographer in the world, according to the American Annual of Photography. His distinguished career was cut short

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Romantic music at Cascadia Art Museum’s Date Night

Originally published by the Lynnwood Times, written by Luke Putvin. Published July 23, 2019. Cascadia Art Museum puts on “Music in the Museum” concerts once per month, and on July 20, it held a Date Night themed concert featuring Pamela Liu on violin and Harumi Makiyama on piano. Liu received her Masters Degree

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Visions of the Palouse and prewar Seattle at the Cascadia

The shows feature WSU art instructor Andrew Hofmeister and Seattle pictorialist photographer Yukio Morinaga. Originally published by the Everett Herald, written by Gale Fiege. Published July 11, 2019 EDMONDS — Hey, all you Cougs! A brilliant exhibit of paintings by the late Washington State University art instructor Andrew Hofmeister opens

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Exhibit highlights artists’ love for Pacific Northwest trees

Original article was published on hearldnet.com, Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:30am. Written by Gale Fiege Exhibit highlights artists’ love for Pacific Northwest trees Spring tends to heighten our love of the outdoors, so it’s perfect timing today that Cascadia Art Museum opens its new exhibition, “Woodland Reverie: The Art of

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Holiday cheer at Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds

Originally posted on the Edmonds Beacon, written by Maria Montalvo. Published December 14, 2018 With its current exhibition, “Vintage Christmas Cards by Northwest Artists, 1909-1990,” Cascadia Art Museum shows us the personalized family holiday card before the age of photo greeting cards. The cards are colorful, heartfelt, joyful and full of

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