Recent Articles & Reviews

08/22/2016 City Arts: Joan Jett at White River, Sheer Mag at El Corazon, 'What You See is What You Sweat' at CoCA - See more at: /exhibitions/past/2016/what-you-see-what-you-sweat1/#sthash.RyyObuTO.dpuf
08/22/2016 City Arts: Joan Jett at White River, Sheer Mag at El Corazon, 'What You See is What You Sweat' at CoCA - See more at: /exhibitions/past/2016/what-you-see-what-you-sweat1/#sthash.RyyObuTO.dpuf

02/13/2017 Seattle Exhibit Gives March Posters a Worthy Display

02/01/2017 The Huffington Post: 50 Protest Posters Designed by Women Amplify the Voices of Resistance

12/21/2016 City Arts Magazine: Stand Up and Say Something

12/20/2016 The Stranger: The 196 Moments in Music, Art, Books, Theater, Film, and TV That Helped Us Survive 2016

12/07/2016 Seattle Weekly: "When She Dies, You Too Will Die," Confronts America's Indigenous History

12/01/2016 The Stranger: Christine Babic, A Child of the Exxon Valdez, Makes Fighting Art in the Time of Standing Rock 

12/01/2016 Vanguard Seattle: First Thursday Art Walk and Seattle Gallery Guide, December, 2016

11/30/2016 Seattle Weekly: The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

11/25/2016 The Stranger: Recommended, "When She Dies, You Too Will Die"

11/09/2016 Seattle Weekly:Robert Ernst Marx's Ambiguous Pairings of Image and Text Are an Antidote to the Meme
11/04/2016 The Stranger Recommends: Considering The Voluntary Absence of God

08/22/2016 City Arts: Joan Jett at White River, Sheer Mag at El Corazon, 'What You See is What You Sweat' at CoCA
08/15/2016The Stranger: The 25 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week
The Stranger: Dear Seattle Art Fair, I Love You and I Want You to Live
The Stranger: Five Things to Do at the Second-to-Last Day of Seattle Art Fair! 
The Stranger: What You See is What You Sweat

07/13/2016: Couch-Surfing Center on Contemporary Art Gets a Center
07/11/2016: Upcoming Events
The Stranger: Recommended Art Events
07/06/2016 Seattle Weekly's Art Walk Picks

05/13/2016 Sea-Media: CoCA Pop-up (AR)t Exhibition
05/05/2016 The Stranger: JuarezX: Dragged Across Borders
03/29/2016 Seattle Times: Center on Contemporary Art Pops up again with whack-a-mole vitality

04/06/2015 International Examiner: Exhibition showcases diversity of Hong Kong’s contemporary art
04/03/2015 Seattle Times: Change-Seed' serves surrealism with a touch of the political.
02/13/2015 The More Things Change Exhibit Will Push Your Buttons

06/13/2014 Seattle Times: CoCA ‘Glam Art’ exhibit is bright, shiny fun

The Seattle Times: CoCA's 'Pipe' show riffs on legal pot's imminent arrival
08/03/2013 The Wall Street Journal: These Are Heady Times for Glass Blowers' High Art
Seattle Times: Seattle Design Center becomes art-gallery magnet

KOMO News: Vandals wreak havoc on Carkeek Park artwork
08/24/2012 Seattle Times: Art at Carkeek: Buddhist teachings? Or teenage hangout?
08/22/2012 Seattle Weekly: Visual Arts: A Carkeek Park Art Safari
07/20/2012 the Stranger: What??? Local Art Is Set on Fire and Vandalized
07/11/2012 the Stranger: Art-Eating Park
05/25/2012 City Arts: CoCA Settles in the Design Center
02/01/2012 the Stranger: Layoffs, Missing Persons, and Hot Wheels
01/13/2012 Seattle Times: CoCA juried show: no theme but plenty of meaning
01/06/2012 Seattle Times: A nicely orchestrated 'exaggeration of data'

KOMO News: Artists not happy with sculpture's removal from Carkeek Park
08/24/2011 Seattle Weekly: Art Hike
07/30/2011 Seattle Times: Outdoor art and 'Sunset and Music' come to Carkeek Park

Seattle Weekly: Memory Upgrade
10/08/2010 the Stranger: Currently Sleeping: The CoCA Auction Artists
07/21/2010 Seattle Weekly: Overgrowth & Understory
09/20/2010 City Arts: It Beats the Flying Trapeze
08/27/2010 City Arts: Art Review: Burning Man Comes to Carkeek Park
07/07/2010 Seattle Weekly: The Fussy Eye: Lost in the Woods
07/01/2010 Seattle Times: Lines between nature and artifice blurred in outdoor exhibit
01/04/2010 City Arts: Catch This: CoCa's Annual and The Song Show

Seattle Times: 'Across the Divide' at CoCA offers goodies, oddities
07/31/2009 Seattle Times:Walking with purpose through a blend of art and nature at Carkeek Park


Press Releases


10/09/2013 21st Century: CoCA's 21st Art Marathon & Auction
10/09/2013 CoCA presents Ceci N'est Pas Une Pipe
08/08/2013 CoCA presents Etsuko Ickikawa live at the Beach Club
07/05/2013 See the Art Exhibition in Carkeek Park Before it's TOO LATE
07/03/2013 'Acclimatized' Art Exhibit in Carkeek Park Responds to Previous Vandalism
04/09/2013 Upcoming 'Whitewashed' exhibition presents Joseph Rossano's kinetic specimen boxes
01/18/2013 CoCA presents The New Neo-Naturalists
01/18/2013 CoCA Names Anna R Hurwitz To Newly Created Outreach Director Position
01/03/2013 CoCA Celebrates Publication of “The Stars are Made from Love & Beauty”, an Introduction to the Journals of Joe Reno, Painter


12/29/2012 CoCA 23rd Annual Winners Announced by Juror MK Guth
12/17/2012 CoCA 23rd Annual Juror MK Guth Presides over Expanded Field of Finalists
11/01/2012 28 Skagit Valley & Seattle Artists Interpret Alive, Dead
10/05/2012 “Like a Rolling Stone” CoCA’s Time-Based ART MARATHON & AUCTION Activates Seattle Design Center for 29 Frenetic Hours
10/02/2012 ‘Best of Show’ Artworks Decimated at Carkeek Park Exhibit “ROOTBOUND”
07/28/2012 Montana Art Professors Drive across Two States as Part of Dynamic Group Show Exploring “The New Boondocks”
07/20/2012 Carkeek Park Art Exhibit “ROOTBOUND” Endures Theft, Arson, & Destruction
06/10/2012 CoCA’s Outdoor Art Exhibit “ROOTBOUND” Features Historic Orchard in Carkeek Park
04/27/2012 Wavelines: Carrie Bodle’s Solo Exhibit at CoCA Georgetown Highlights Changing Pacific Ocean
04/11/2012 CoCA presents You Will Get Through, an installation by Jeff Gerber


12/29/2011 Gary Hill Announces Prize Winners At 22nd CoCA Annual Exhibition
12/16/2011 CoCA Continues Revival with International Group Exhibition Juried by Gary Hill
10/30/2011 CoCA Presents the original ART MARATHON: 24 Artists, 24 Hours Seattle Design Center Atrium
08/27/2011 Ford Crull: “Fierce and Delicate: The Brief History of a Painting
08/01/2011 CoCA and Bherd Studios co-host at the Seattle Design Center: (Un)Sanctioned
07/26/2011 CoCA Presents Acclaimed Haris Purnomo Installation at plume21 Exhibition Space in Seattle
07/11/2011 CoCA Georgetown presents two exhibitions A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream
07/09/2011 Heaven & Earth III: Cycles of Return Innovative Sculpture Exhibit Expands to 21 Artists
06/01/2011 CoCA at the Seattle Design Center Thai with an American Mind and Second Nature II
05/28/2011 Experimental Juried Exhibition Challenges Boundaries of Glass Art


12/10/2010 CoCA Pioneer Square Presents the 2010 Annual Juried Exhibition, Memory Upgrade
10/01/2010 CoCA Presents 18th Annual Art Auction and Marathon in Pioneer Square’s Globe Building
07/10/2010 Overgrowth & Understory: Innovative Sculpture Exhibit on Display at King County’s Cougar Mountain Wildland Park
06/26/2010 Heaven & Earth II: Widely Acclaimed Sculpture Exhibit Returns to Carkeek Park
05/11/2010 Across the Divide 2: U Montana School of Art MFA Show
03/28/2010 Gideon Kramer: "becOMing - a love story"
02/28/2010 "Resident Alien"
02/11/2010 Kate Vrijmoet: Essential Gestures


10/03/2009 Haris Purnomo: Visual Poetry
09/01/2009 “Across the Divide” Exhibit Focuses on Eastern Washington Artists
08/11/2009 East | West Emerging Artist Exchange
06/01/2009 “Heaven and Earth” Sculpture Exhibit at Carkeek Park
02/11/2009 All Along the Western Front an art installation by Tyler Kohlhoff
01/31/2009 Awakening CoCA Announces New President

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