Don’t miss a rare chance to hear Bumbershoot visual artists and designers dish about their work and the wild muse that is Seattle’s Music & Arts Festival. A free artist talk will take place 5:30 to 7 p.m., August 3, in the lobby of Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Ave. The talk is in conjunction with Umbrella for the Arts: 40 years of Bumbershoot Artworks, an exhibition of original artwork and posters for Bumbershoot over the past 40 years. The exhibition is on display at City Hall through Sept. 7.
Speakers are Juan Alonso, painter of Kipunie, used for the 1999 Fine Arts Poster and 2010 Mayors Arts Award recipient; Chelsea Conboy, graphic designer of the Bumbershoot 2010 campaign; Rich Lehl, painter of Backyard Boogaloo, used for the 2006 Fine Arts Poster. The talk will be moderated by Daniel R. Smith, designer and curator of three exhibits at Bumbershoot 2010.