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Artist Trust’s EDGE program graduates show artworks at City Hall

Thirteen artists who graduated from the 2009 Artist Trust EDGE Professional Development Program in visual arts reunite to share new work created since completing the program. Postscripts from the EDGE will be on view Nov. 3 to Jan. 4, 2011, at Seattle City Hall. The exhibition is a visual portrayal of each artist’s personal relationship to Seattle. The artists will present two to three artworks that include fused glass, reverse painting on glass, mixed media collage, painting, encaustic painting and photography.

The artists are Kathie Bliss, Tracy Boyd, Minh Carrico, Jeanne Dodds, Jessica Dodge, Miguel Edwards, Sara Everett, Joy Hagen, Lin McJunkin, Victori Raymond, Tom Schworer, Anne Simernitski and Juli Sipe.

An artist reception will take place 4 to 6 p.m., Nov. 3 in City Hall lobby.

Artist Trust’s EDGE program is a professional development program for artists living and working in Washington state.

Also taking place at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, in City Hall lobby, the Office will dedicate eight artists’ works that will enhance the fence surrounding the Civic Square construction site in downtown Seattle. A tour around the fence to view the artwork will begin at 5:45 p.m.

Image: Anne Simernitski, Blue Bird (diptych), 2010, acrylic and metallic paint and collage on canvas, 24″ x 36″ and 36″ x 36″. Photo by Larey McDaniel.