Heaven and Earth II


Heaven and Earth II

Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition in Carkeek Park

Opening Reception Saturday, June 26, 2 - 5 pm
Environmental Learning Center, Carkeek Park, 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road, Seattle, WA
On Display June 26 - September 26, 2010

Official Heaven and Earth Website here.

Following a widely acclaimed debut in 2009 that received national attention, CoCA, Seattle Parks and Recreation, the Carkeek Park Advisory Council (CPAC), and the Associated Recreational Council (ARC) have partnered again to bring another exhibition of temporary, outdoor sculpture to Carkeek Park in northwest Seattle. As before, the theme concerns the natural world in a time of dramatic change. Some of the art is designed to weather in place and erode while other work incorporates movement and interactive use by visitors. Last year's exhibit can be seen at www.heavenandearthexhibition.org.

In reviews by the Seattle Times, Ballard News Tribune, and Tacoma News Tribune, the 2009 exhibit was recognized for its unique combination of art in a wooded urban park, among the only such exhibitions in the country. While art in downtown parks is typical of many cities, only Seattle features art in the forest. As Michael Upchurch, writing for the Seattle Times, wrote, "the 'show' takes you through oddball corners of Carkeek Park with a sculpture-seeking intent that's surprisingly satisfying - no matter what you find."

The exhibition this year features 12 artists with 15-20 works located throughout the park. A walking tour of the whole exhibit takes about an hour, but some work can be seen in much less time, including a variety of work accessible from the access road. Maps can be downloaded for free at CoCA's website beginning June 26. A catalog of this year's exhibit will be released in August.

ARTISTS: Big Camera Group, Barbara DePirro, Miguel Edwards, Julie Fisco, Anette Lusher, Ingrid Lahti, Julie Lindell, Piper O'Neill, Eden Rivers, Sylwia Tur, Ken Turner, and John Henry Wooten IV.

Press

http://o.seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/thearts/2012258409_outdoorart02.html

http://cityartsonline.com/blog/2010/08/burning-man-comes-carkeek-park

http://www.seattleweekly.com/2010-07-07/arts/busting-the-pipeline/

http://cityartsonline.com/blog/2010/09/it-beats-flying-trapeze

Catalog

CoCA Parks catalog

CoCA Parks 2010
Heaven and Earth II: Carkeek Park
Overgrowth and Understory: Cougar Mountain

This back-to-back book, reminiscent of the inaugural volume in our current publication series, documents both of CoCA's 2010 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibitions, Heaven and Earth II at Carkeek Park and Overgrowth and Understory at Cougar Mountain Regional Wildlands Park.

With both shows combined, this catalog includes work by Ingrid Lahti, Piper O'Neill, Eden Rivers, Barbara De Pirro, Big Camera Group, Ken Turner, Miguel Edwards, John Henry Wooten IV, Anette Lusher, Sylwia Tur, Julie Fisco, Julie Lindell, Brad Willner, Debra Havey, Catherine Thompson, and Bob Prowda, David Kitts, David Francis, Magdelena Hill, Kristine Eudey, Aaron Haba, Shirley Weibe, Shannon Durbin, meadow starts with p, Anette Lusher, Ray C. Freeman III, Suzanne Tidwell, and Sarah Savidge, as well as dance group ticktock. Exhibition maps and essays on each show by curator David Francis complete the volume.

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80 pages, 8.5 x 8.5, full color, soft cover, perfect bound
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