Gallery 4Culture has been exhibiting innovative and underrepresented artists and art forms in solo and small-group shows for 40 years!
Jurors Kira Burge, John Criscitello, and Marilyn Montufar reviewed applications submitted through a recent open call process and selected 10 King County-based artists for our next season, which runs from September 2019 through July 2020:
Ann Leda Shapiro
September 5-26, 2019
Opening: First Thursday, September 5, 6:00-8:00 pm
As an artist and acupuncturist, Ann Leda Shapiro uses a dual lens in her investigations of our interior and exterior worlds. Her cut and painted paper constructions pair anatomical features with elements from nature.
October 3-31, 2019
Opening: First Thursday, October 3, 6:00-8:00 pm
Is someone who lives in temporary housing still homeless? Cicelia Ross-Gotta explores this question with hand-embroidered reviews of the motel where a family member has lived since August 2016. The reviews highlight certain trends – from complaints about the conditions to critiques written by and about the homeless people who reside there.
Ko Kirk Yamahira
November 7-December 5, 2019
Opening: First Thursday, November 7, 6:00-8:00 pm
Closing: First Thursday, December 5, 6:00-8:00 pm
Ko Kirk Yamahira’s deconstructed paintings are a meditation on the relativity of perception and time. As dots assemble to produce a line, the line forms a circle, and the circle forms a dot…
January 2-30, 2020
Opening: First Thursday, January 2, 6:00-8:00 pm
Yunmi Her’s social media-driven audio and video installation, The factory worker in 2016, examines the shared yet contradictory perspectives of observer and subject.
February 6-27, 2020
Opening: First Thursday, February 6, 6:00-8:00 pm
In a series of etchings and other works on paper, Sarajevo-born Tatjana Pavićević delves into the transformational impacts of modern warfare and the realities of living in a perpetual state of violence and fear.
March 5-26, 2020
Opening: First Thursday, March 5, 6:00-8:00 pm
Nichole DeMent’s mixed media encaustic portraits reveal the intersection of the creative subconscious and the power of art.
April 2-30, 2020
Opening: First Thursday, April 2, 6:00-8:00 pm
Drawing on the history of meditative spaces, from gardens to cathedrals, Nate Clark’s handmade nets and cedar arches offer a contemplative environment.
May 7-28, 2020
Opening: First Thursday, May 7, 6:00-8:00 pm
Mia McNeal’s photography explores the intersections of history, trauma, and identity. With an emphasis on personal narrative, she empowers marginalized communities and inspires discussion and healing.
June 4-25, 2020
Opening: First Thursday, June 4, 6:00-8:00 pm
American-born, Cuban-raised Carlos Brache creates work in which objects overlap, representative of his search for home between a country that was never his and a country that tells him he is from somewhere else.
Philippe Hyojung Kim
July 2-August 7, 2020
Opening: First Thursday, July 2, 6:00-8:00 pm
Closing: First Thursday, August 6, 6:00-8:00 pm
Philippe Hyojung Kim experiments with plastic as a base material and cultural metaphor, articulating our complex relationship with this powerful, world-changing synthetic resource.