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

Art Zone with Nancy Guppy: Featuring Artist, Michael Stasinos

Michael Stasinos paints Seattle’s soul in breathtaking detail.  A self-described representational urban landscape artist, Michael Stasinos spends months, sometimes years, capturing in stunning detail the ineffable essence of streets, buildings, nooks, and crannies, found in and around Seattle.  On Art Zone with Nancy Guppy

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

Seattle Art Fair Returns this July 21-24

Seattle Art Fair, presented by AIG, returns to the Lumen Field Event Center this July 21-24 for the fair’s celebrated weekend, bringing 85 top local, national, and international galleries together with the region’s strong collector base. Seattle Art Fair’s anticipated sixth edition will also highlight the region’s museums and institutions, while featuring an array of innovative installations, events, talks, and performances throughout the fair’s public spaces.

Michael Spafford Passes Away at Age 86

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

by Gary Faigin