Paintings by Jay Wescott Featured for a Second Month at BalMar

Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, Jay Wescott’s fascination with typography and cartooning started at a young age. Ever since, he has been working to incorporate the two through drawings, illustrations, murals, and design.

He has dedicated the past ten years of his life to street art, and continues to push the envelope and set the standard for perfection.  His work can be seen in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Germany, France, and Holland.

 This particular group of work was inspired by the floral life I see in Seattle.  My goal was to capture the beauty we get to see for only a short period of time each year.

5449 Ballard Avenue Northwest

New and Expanded Handbag Collection by Aiko Tanaka of Thezakka On View at Venue this September

Handbag designer Aiko Tanaka was born and raised in Japan. After being a graphic designer for eight years she decided to convert her ideas and designs into a product and came up with her company "thezakka" in 2009. 

Aiko finds fabrics from around the world - using whatever she falls in love with. With her design sensibilities, she tries to create something new by playing with colors and patterns the fabric has. Her unique combination of frame and fabric makes her bags unusual and fresh.

She will be expanding her Venue collection this month to include a "wristlet" as a new style in addition to clutches, sunglass cases, coin purses and jewelry travel cases.

5408 22nd Ave NW

Entertaining Night to be Had at Monster Art and Clothing, Featuring Mixed Media Pieces by Artist 13fngrs

Join us during the Ballard Art Walk as we celebrate our Aerialist Susy Queue's Birthday!  This special performance is not to be missed; it may very well be Susy's last performance at Monster before she moves.  Featuring the art of Seattle local 13fngrs!

  DJ Jessie Beans rocks the house, and we catch some Birthday party madness!  Pin the tail on the donkey anyone?  Enjoy Birthday cake, balloons, games, and the lovely company of Monster's owner Tara and her sister Amanda.  Come party with us!


Our featured artist: 13fngrs is a wild haired, monster loving, sticker posting, cookie eating, wheat pasting, luchador crushing, beat junkie, sun-glassed super-beast from the old school.

Marilyn 2

Raised on horror movies and Disneyland rides, with a penchant for the absurd and an eye for the odd.

  He’s a Photoshop phenomenon, Illustrator Einstein, and a master of Mixed Media.  13fngrs has worked as an Art Director for Macy’s and Illustrated many of their national campaigns.  Currently he works by day as the driving artistic force behind a cutting edge tech company, but by night… He works mashing up pop culture, fine art, monster movies, Disney characters, and anything else that is stuck inside his enormous head, into a style that is all his own.

Monster Art and Clothing
5000 20th Ave NW

Presenting Jo Simonian, Author/Illustrator, at Secret Garden Books for the Month of September

Come meet author/illustrator Jo Simonian of “Each Tiny Tooth” at Secret Garden Bookshop.


Jo has designed the book using embroidery on felt pieces, and collaging them to show the story of where the tooth ends up after the Tooth Fairy gets ahold of it.

Jo will be at Secret Garden Books from 7pm – 8pm.
See more of her work at

2214 NW Market Street

The Work of Lenard Yen Will be Showing at Art & Soul for the Month of September

Through his paintings Lenard would like to create a space where the viewer
is drawn into a multi-layered tableau of rhapsodic interplay of color and
He has created labyrinths where you can follow twists and turns of
ambiguous forms through repetition, articulation and color association.
Art & Soul
2860 NW Market 

Paintings by Linda Odette Hanging at Great Harvest Bread in September

Self taught and feeling little restraint, I paint what I see, feel and live.

Fremont Bridge

My hope is that my work is not only seen by you but also felt. If my work evokes an emotion, memory or a simple smile, I've accomplished what I started to do.

Great Harvest Bread Co. Ballard
2218 NW Market

Ballard Metal Arts Studios/X-Ray Auto Feature Evening of Studio Tours, Demonstrations, & Plenty of Art for September's Art Walk

Enamel demonstrations and new work will be on display by artist Julia Garrels of MetalWingStudios.

Forging demonstrations and new work on display by artist Patrick Maher of Red Door Studios.  Wood working, painting,
metal wire sculptures by guest and resident artists will also be on display. 
Ballard Metal Arts Studios 
1122 NW 46th 

Exhibition of Nine Artists on View at BallardWorks During September's Art Walk

This exhibition presents the work by the nine artists of SPA Salon No. 1 who meet monthly.

Brilliant by Kappy Trigg

In celebration of more than ten years together, they challenged themselves to create work with a central theme using various mediums: encaustic, oil, acrylic, collage and printmaking. GRID offers “the viewer the opportunity to imagine what’s said, to find what’s hiding and to enjoy what’s implied.” Nancy Worsaam,

Tumble Toss by Joan Stuart-Ross

2856 Northwest Market Street

Multi-Media Show Taking Place at Blowing Sands for the Month of September

Curator/ artist Laurette Chasse is putting together a multi-media event for this month's artwalk.

X Yes “endemos” by Nat Gibbons

Visual arts on display will include her fabric and collage book art, painting and drawings by Nat Gibbons, and a fabric figure by Jackie and Heather Lamont. Also scheduled are screenings of films by Andrew Birchall, Summer Mathews, a film/glass installation by Polly Cook, and live music by the venerable Dave Harmonson.

Blowing Sands Glass Studio
805 14th Ave NW 

For September, Beautiful Sustainable Clothing by Designer Cameron Levin Featured at Tannya Bernadette ~ Consignment Boutique

 Tannya Bernadette ~ Consignment Boutique

Soft on the Body, Easy on the Environment

Designer Cameron Levin is inspired by the movement of dance, the importance of green living, and the beauty of fashion. Her 2012 collection is constructed using water-preserving sustainable fabrics like 100% organic cotton and bamboo jerseys. You will see elements on the designs based on natural beauty and wonderment of water in motion.

5348 1/2 Ballard Ave NW

Photography & Mixed Media On Display for September at The Scoop at Walter's

As The Crow Flies...

Work by Steve Robinson & Wendy Davenport
~ photography and mixed media ~

September 2nd through September 30th

 Steve Robinson

Wendy Davenport

6408 32nd Ave NW
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