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Center on Contemporary Art Catalogs & Books
You Got the Look By Nichole DeMent et al.
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Full color catalog of Center on Contemporary Art's 2018 national exhibition of contemporary art jewelers and metalsmiths exploring social and political approaches to contemporary society.
CoCA Sketchbook 1 By Kate Vrijmoet
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A (mostly) blank book for sketching, note taking, doodling, and other creative activities. Includes 11 inspirational sketches by CoCA member artists to keep your creative juices flowing.
CoCA Gridbook By Ray C. Freeman III
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A not-quite blank book with several different creative grids to aid with your sketching and note-taking. Choose the one that fits your idea! With four more grid designs for 2018!
Painters Who Fucking Know How to Paint By Kate Vrijmoet & Kate Sweeney
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A complete color catalog of all of the work from CoCA's 2018 exhibition by the same name, curated by Kate Sweeney and Kate Vrimoet. Includes paintings by Susanna Bluhm, Jazz Brown, Brian Cypher,... More > Carole d'Inverno, Marie Gagnon, Kathy Gore Fuss, Cable Griffith, Patricia Hagen, Ronald Hall, Laura Hamje, Robert Hardgrave, David Hytone, Karen Kaapcke, Alex Kanevsky, Ken Kelly, Margie Livingston, Natalie Niblack, Allan Packer, Jennifer Pochinski, Flora Romirez-Bustamante, Adrianne Smits, Ruthie V., and Paula Whelan. Includes artist bios and statements, as well as introductory remarks by the curators.< Less
A Morsel of Bread, A Knife By Roberta P. Feins
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Feins’ interdisciplinary background is evident in the poems, which focus on southern France and a family history spanning three-generations, from Old World to New. Feins holds degrees in Social... More > Science and Marine Ecology in addition to her MFA. Many of the poems focus on visual art and the book includes several collages based on the Old-World masterpieces that the poet traveled to see in France. Feins’ poems have appeared in Antioch Review, Gettysburg Review among many others and for almost 25 years, she has co-edited one of the first electronic poetry journals, Switched on Gutenberg.< Less
Creativity Persists: 2018 Members' Show Catalog By Ray C. Freeman III
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A complete color catalog of the 2018 CoCA Members' Show, including work from the Members' Show "Creativity Persists" at CoCA at TK. "Creativity Persists" includes all of the... More > artwork on display, as well as artwork, statements, and bios of the 141 artists submitting for the show, as well as an introduction from Executive Director Nichole DeMent and comments from guest curator Jody Bento.< Less
Art n Math By Katherine Cook & Dan Finkel
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Based on the exhibition of the same name, this book is a celebration of the artistry of mathematicians and the mathematics that inspires artists. The overlap between art and mathematics is large and... More > full of astonishment. If anyone ever doubted that the questions and processes of mathematics were inherently linked to aesthetic experience, let the artworks in this book be evidence to the contrary. Goes beyond the exhibition to include writing by the authors in several areas of mathematics, and additional information on the artists.< Less
Pop-Up (AR)t By Ray C. Freeman III
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Center on Contemporary Art publisher Ray C. Freeman III invited artists to explore the world of Augmented Reality by creating artworks for this technology-enhanced book. 18 pieces were selected by... More > jurors David Francis and Joe Roberts, and were presented at a Grand Opening and Book Release Party at CoCA's gallery on May 12, 2016.< Less
JuárezX: Dragged Across Borders By Joseph C. Roberts & Peter Bill
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CoCA is proud to present “JuárezX: Dragged Across Borders,” co-curated by Joseph C. Roberts and Peter Bill. The exhibition presents work by undocumented immigrants and artists from... More > Juárez, Mexico to explore the intersection of race, class, and migrant status at the US and Mexico border. Simultaneously, the exhibition presents readings and interactive workshops that invite visitors to consider social norms, and/or borders, created around gender and sexuality. CoCA is proud to present an exhibition and support artists that dissolve boundaries and invite visitors to question borders as places that allow fixed notions of identity to bend, stretch, and even disappear.< Less
Perseus II By Miguel Edwards
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Documents the conception, development, fabrication, and installation of this monumental public artwork at the Janus Apartments in Seattle's Greenwood neighborhood. Includes an essay by David Francis,... More > and texts by the artist Miguel Edwards, his father Jack Edwards, Traca Savadogo, and CoCA Publisher Ray C. Freeman III, who worked on the project from start to finish. Contains 125 photos plus sketches, renderings, and other drawings.< Less