Art as life: Cascadia’s new exhibit

Originally published by the Edmonds Beacon on January 27, 2018, written by  Maria Mont Oscar Wilde said that “life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” Cascadia Art Museum’s new exhibit, “Northwest Design at Mid-Century,” presenting a variety of works and objects that define the Northwest aesthetic from 1948

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Artfully Edmonds: Cascadia Museum’s first book hits the market — just in time for gift giving

Originally published on myedmondsnews.com December 13th, 2017, written by James Spangler Author Alain de Botton once said that writing a book is like telling a joke and having to wait two years to know whether or not it was funny. Cascadia Art Museum’s curator, David F. Martin, has written somewhere

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Cascadia art exhibit features Northwest’s botanical beauty

GALE FIEGE of the Everett Herald, Fri Apr 7th, 2017 11:41am Cascadia Art Museum curator David Martin maintains there are two good reasons Washington is called The Evergreen State. Native trees and flowers. Martin’s current knockout exhibition — Botanical Exuberance: Trees and Flowers in Northwest Art — runs through June 25.

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Edmonds museum exhibit shows how artists responded to hard times

Originally published January 24, 2017 at 7:00 am By Michael Upchurch, Special to The Seattle Times Cascadia Art Museum’s “Northwest Social Realism and the American Scene: 1930-1950” is a good starting point for examining the leftist fervor of the Pacific Northwest arts scene in the mid-20th century. Pieter van Dalen’s “Statesmanship,” in Cascadia

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Northwest Social Realism at Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds

It’s an important part of art history in our region. During the Great Depression and into the post-World War II period, many Northwest artists set out to report reality in their paintings. “Northwest Social Realism and the American Scene, 1930-1950” is the new exhibition at Cascadia Art Museum, which focuses

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Edmonds museum showcases artist whose life was cut short

Artist Peggy Strong was not quite 21, charming and beautiful, when she was paralyzed in a car accident. The tragic story is made more sad perhaps by the fact that this strong-willed, hard-working and talented woman only lived to age 44. Cascadia Art Museum curator David Martin makes sure that

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New art museum celebrates the distinct Pacific Northwest

Lindsey Echelbarger surveyed the Central Gallery, his favorite spot in the newly opened Cascadia Art Museum. Richly colored paintings glowed in the soft light, set off by crisp white walls and soaring, beamed ceilings. Patrons leaned in close, transfixed by the sweep and detail of the carefully placed works. A

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Potter working a piece of clay

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Painting the imaginations

Dolphins have a streamlined fusiform body, adapted for fast swimming. The tail fin, called the fluke, is used for propulsion while the pectoral fins, together with the entire tail section, provide directional control. The dorsal fin, in those species that have one, provides stability while swimming. Though varying by species,

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Adventures of the realistic Africa

Dolphins have a streamlined fusiform body, adapted for fast swimming. The tail fin, called the fluke, is used for propulsion while the pectoral fins, together with the entire tail section, provide directional control. The dorsal fin, in those species that have one, provides stability while swimming. Though varying by species,

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