Tag Archives: sculpture

Shift en deux! An extended show and a new location!

This is a Blue Moon event: two Shift shows, two locations, both in the Tashiro Kaplan Bldg. First, the big news: Shift is moving to a new gallery, and it’s gorgeous. More space, easier access, all kinds of good, so … Continue reading

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July @ Shift: Ken Barnes and Jen Grabarczyk, First Thursday July 11

Pretty much all of the Pioneer Square First Thursday scene is switching to July 11 this year, due to our national birthday celebration.  Shift is very pleased to follow suit with its opening and artist reception for Ken Barnes and … Continue reading

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Adele Eustis @ Shift in April–lit from within

Adele Eustis has created an engaging installation of structures made of woven bent branches, wire, light, silk and jute–they are like nests, like a private world, illuminated and welcoming, strange and wonderful. Rosemary Ponnekanti of the Tacoma Tribune described them: … Continue reading

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Shift in March: Ed McCarthy

Ed McCarthy likes to play with wood. And metal. And lots of other materials, so his work is usually pretty intriguing.  His show in March is no exception; in his own words, he recalls a love of sculpture to which … Continue reading

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@ Shift in March: Carmi Weingrod & Ed McCarthy

It’s always interesting to see how two artists play off each others work, and the richness of that exchange will be in evidence with Carmi Weingrod and Ed McCarthy‘s new show in March at Shift Collaborative Studio.  Here’s a peek, … Continue reading

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First Thursday @ Shift: Peak Shift

The shifties are at it again.  I posted last week about the definition of Peak Shift as it applies to art (read here).  We’ll kick off the New Year at Shift with a group show, both introducing new artists and … Continue reading

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First Thursday, January 3rd 2013: Peak Shift–Group Show

Oh, this is so interesting. V.S. Ramachandran, a scientist/philosopher has explored the concept of Peak Shift, a hard wired brain function from baby birds to you and me, that responds to abstraction in predictable ways. We seek out, devise, and … Continue reading

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