Seattle painter Michael Stasinos captures city on canvas

Like a sentinel of the city, Michael Stasinos keeps watch on street corners, armed with a brush and an easel and various little blobs of pigment suspended in oil on a worn palette. – by Vonnai Phair

Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence: Black Arts Legacies

Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence as a direct connection to the Harlem Renaissance, this often overlooked painter inspired generations of Seattle movers and shakers. – by Jas Keimig

With a Capitol Hill sidewalk as his studio, Michael Stasinos paints change in Seattle

“While some artists choose to have a studio, Michael Stasinos has chosen the city of Seattle – and many vantage points across Capitol Hill — to be his studio.”  by Jacquelyn Jimenez Romero – Capitol Hill Seattle Blog

What to see at Seattle Art Fair 2023

“Here’s your guide to highlights at the annual art extravaganza at Lumen Field Event Center, including gallery booths to visit and public programs to see.”    – by Margo Vansynghel

Seattle Art Fair returns, a boost to local arts, but can its impact last?

“When the first Seattle Art Fair opened during a hot August weekend in 2015, it felt like Christmas to local artist Elisheba Johnson. Hundreds of paintings and sculptures in the white-walled booths of local, national and international galleries formed a formidable visual buffet at what was then the CenturyLink Field Event Center. With countless parties, open studios, satellite art fairs and new exhibits at local galleries, the weekend felt like a joyful reunion, an occasion for celebration.”    – by Margo Vansynghel

A Seattle artist and the auction frenzy that sparked an FBI tip

Alden Mason never reached international fame. Now his paintings are breaking sales records and allegedly inspiring a forgery … in Madrid.

by Margo Vansynghel

Michael Spafford Passes Away at Age 86

“Michael Spafford, one of Seattle’s most respected artists, dies at age 86”

by Gary Faigin

In celebration out of darkness, Paul Horiuchi’s Seattle Center mural inspires a reunion

Memorable moments abound naturally at Seattle Center, our collective keepsake from the 1962 World’s Fair. And for me, its touchstone is the amphitheater west of the Space Needle, anchored by the rich hues and galvanizing composition of its 60-by-17-foot mosaic mural by Paul Horiuchi.