upcoming exhibitions

Summer, 2014

The Cadence of Restless Feet: New works by Fulgencio Lazo
June 23 through August 8
Multi-media installation by Seattle art cabal New Mystics. New Mystics, individually and collectively, works to produce and comment on urban art, most often existing outside the purview of the gallery or museum, but sometimes within it.

Spring, 2014

Yukiyo Kawano: Black Rain
April 1 through May 8
Multi-media installation by Seattle art cabal New Mystics. New Mystics, individually and collectively, works to produce and comment on urban art, most often existing outside the purview of the gallery or museum, but sometimes within it. 

Through Our Eyes
May 12 through May 29
Through photographic and textual works, Artists Carina del Rosario, Julz Ignacio, Karen de Luna, Melissa Nolledo and Shiboney share their takes on Gender & Sexuality Through Their Eyes.

2014 Student Invitational Exhibition
May 30 through June 18
College Wide student arts competition featuring works in all media..

previous exhibitions

Winter, 2014

NEW MYSTICS - Distillations, Crystallizations & Essential Forms
January 6 through January 30
Multi-media installation by Seattle art cabal New Mystics. New Mystics, individually and collectively, works to produce and comment on urban art, most often existing outside the purview of the gallery or museum, but sometimes within it. 

The ONYX Fine Arts Collective: A Wider View
February 3 through February 28
Group show of paintings, sculpture, and photographs by artists of African descent who explore many-faceted approaches to artistic expression

Studioworks 2014
March 4 through March 26
Instructor-invite exhibition of work by Central's Fine Arts Program students

Fall, 2013

La Influencia - The Influence of Oaxacan Master Artists Fulgencio Lazo, Enrique Flores Gonzalez, and Shinzaburo Takeda
September 23 through October 25
Highlights the contribution of contemporary Oaxacan culture to the Northwest as well as the growing connections between our two regions.

From Out of the Woodwork: Central's Wood Technology Program
October 29 through November 26
Fine woodwork by Seattle Central's Wood Technology Center students

Youth in Focus Advanced Digital Students: It Matters to Me
December 2 through December 11
Youth in Focus uses photography as a medium to help urban teens explore their artistic vision and to expand their self-expression.

Yadesa Bojia: Art Giving Back
December 12, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Special one-day exhibition by Seattle artist Yadesa Bojia blends art and activism and to support child education in East Africa.

Summer, 2013

Leaves From A Different Tree
June 27 through August 16, 2013
Paintings and misxed media work by Lucia Enriquesz, Kanetaka Ikeda, and Mark Takamichi Miller

Spring, 2013

Akiva Kenny Segan: Selected Works
April 1 through 25
Drawings and mixed-media works from Segan's "Under the Wings of G-d" Holocaust remembrance series and his "Sightseeing with Dignity" human rights series.

Night Visions 2013
Works by students and faculty from Seattle Central's Continuing Education programs

2013 Student Invitaional
Seattle Central's annual student arts competition

Winter, 2013

Tatiana Garmendia: Veils of Ignorance
January 2 through 30, 2013
Veils of Ignorance presents a compelling litany of suffering, courage, and transformation in a powerful sound and sculptural installation. In this mixed media exhibition, raw data citing the proliferation of violence against women is culled from a range of international and national sources and is burned onto the delicate surfaces of larger than life Unryu garments.

Studioworks 2013: Central's Fine Arts Students
February 5 through 22, 2013
Invitational exhibtion by students in Central's Fine Arts program.

Justseeds: War is Trauma
February 26 though March 21
Handmade prints produced by the Justseeds Artists' Cooperative in collaboration with the Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW). examining the physical, emotional, and psychological affects of war.

Fall, 2012

Tanis S'eiltin: Territorial Trappings
September 24 through October 25,, 2012
Tanis Maria S'eiltin's art is informed by her rich Tlingit heritage and an artistic philosophy that is in constant flux. Territorial Trappings references a semi-subsistence life style that was dependent on the fur trade industry. Symbols on hides reflect a greater understanding of the struggles that warranted sacrifice and the sirens that beckon a return to a territory that is now unattainable.

Visions: Central's Commercial Photography Program
October 30 through November 29, 2012
Fine photography by the 2nd-year students of Seattle Central Creative Acadamy Commercial Photography Program

Youth in Focus Advanced Digital Students
December 5 through December 12, 2012
Youth in Focus uses photography as a medium to help urban teens explore their artistic vision and expand their self-expression.

Summer, 2012

CONNECT/ions
June 21 to August 8, 2012
Native Seattleite gordon harkinson presents works in clay, paint, fiber, found objects and mixed-media. His joyful and thought provoking works have been seen in galleries coast to coast, and his profound sense of color and juxtaposition guide his artistry. and craftsmanship

Spring, 2012

Traditions
April 2 though 26, 2012
Group show by artists with ties to the Puget Sound area, guest curator Romson Bustillo

Three Wongs : Chinatown Photographs
May 1 through May 24, 2012
Group show of photographs by local photographers Barry Wong, Dean Wong, and Rick Wong .

2012 Student Invitational Exhibition
May 30 through June 14, 2012
Our annual juried extraveganza of Central's student talent

Winter, 2012

Antonio Guerrero: From My Altitude
January 3 through February 10, 2012
Paintings and drawings by Cuban artist Antonio Guerrero, currently a prisoner within the US Federal penitetiary system on conviction of espionage.

ImageMakers 2012
February 14 through March 1, 2012
Works by the students of Central's Commercial Photography Program

Studioworks 2012
March 5 through March 21, 2012
Invited artists from Central's Fine Arts Program

Fall, 2011

Central's Arts Faculty Show
September 26 through October 27, 2011
Works by instructors Don Barrie, Tatiana Garmendia, and Ron Tanzi

From Out of the Woodwork: Central's Wood Construction Program
October 31 through November 23, 2011
Fine woodworking by Seattle Central's Wood Construction Center students

Youth in Focus
November 29 to Dec 15, 2011
Photographs by Seattle youths

Summer, 2011

Juli Morsella: The Choice Mirage
July 5 through August 16, 2011

Spring, 2011

Culture Activism in a Time of Crisis
April 4 through May 6, 2011
Socially concious artists utilizing art for social justice

X-Type: Experimental Typography
May 9 through May 26, 2011
Glyphs and character sets by Central's Graphic Design students

2011 Student Invitational Exhibition
May 31 through June 17, 2011
Annual juried extravaganza of student works

Winter, 2011

Creativity Still Clicks: Advertising from Seattle Central's Creative Arts Academy
January 4 through 31, 2011
Second-year student work from Central's Graphic Design program and Commercial Photography program

The Majestic Brush of Master Hongduan Yang
February 1 through 28, 2011
Works by a living master of Chinese brush and ink painting

Studioworks 2011: Central's Fine Arts Program
March 3 through March 23, 2011
Invited artists from Seattle Central's department of Fine Arts

Fall, 2010

Borderlands
Sept 27 to Oct 28, 2010
Group show inspired by the feminist anthology, This Bridge Called My Back

Reflections: Contempory Ethiopian Artists
Nov 1 to Nov 24, 2010
Group show providing a window into day to day life in Ethiopia

Youth in Focus
Dec 1 to Dec 17, 2010
Photographs by Seattle youths

2009 to 2010 Academic Year

xType Culture: Seattle Central's Graphic Design Program
April 6 to April 30, 2010
Experimental Typography featuring mixed media, video, scuptural, and 2-D takes on the alphabet

Obras: Rene Julio y Omar Carrasco
May 4 to May 27, 2010
Works in oil, acrylic, and tempera by local artists

The 2010 Student Invitational Exhibition
June 1 to June 18, 2010
Our annual juried extravaganza of student work

Leopoldo Mendez
January 4 through February 3, 2010
Linocut prints from a founding member of Mexico's TGP

Imagemakers 2010
February 8 through February 26, 2010
Works by the students of Seattle Central's Commercial Photography Program

Studioworks 2010
March 2 through March 24, 2010
Works by Seattle Central's Fine Arts students

The War Experience Project: Visualizing the Burden
September 29 through October 22, 2009
Art installation featuring work by veterans and civilians.

Climate Change Comics in Seattle
October 26 through November 25, 2009
Local comics artists take on the theme of global climate change.

Youth in Focus: Emotional Pain
December 1 to December 17, 2009
Photography by Seattle's urban youths

2008-2009 Academic Year

Marinade 2 Perfection: contemporary Seattle Urban Artists
May 5 through May 28, 2009
Featuring Ego, Solace, Weirdo, and 179.

X-Type: Experimental Typography

April 7 through April 30, 2009
Glyphs and character sets by Central's Graphic Design students

Studioworks 2009: Central's Fine Arts Students
March 3 through March 25, 2009
Paintings, drawings, and prints by Seattle Central students.

Central to the Arts: Seattle Central Faculty Exhibition
January 5 through January 30, 2009

Works by Seattle Central teaching faculty

ImageMakers XVI: Central's Commercial Photography Program
February 3 through 27, 2009

1st and 2nd year students from Central's cutting edge photo program

Pornography of Power: The Anti-War Art of Selma Waldman
September 22 through October 24, 2008
Drawings inspired by a life-long commitment to activisim and social justice

Pacha Mama: A Tribute by Kichwa Artists
October 28 through November 26
Group show by Ecuadorian and Ojibwe Artists

Youth in Focus Photography Project
December 1 to December 12
Photography by local urban youths

Cold Stone: Europe Ten Years After World War II
June 24 through August 14
Photographs by Roger Hagan