Heaven & Earth


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From July 12 - October 20, 2014, CoCA will present its sixth annual experimental outdoor art exhibition, Heaven & Earth VI, which will live and evolve in the urban forest of North Seattle’s beautiful Carkeek Park.

Sponsored by Carkeek Park Advisory Council (CPAC) and Seattle Parks and Recreation, this public art exhibition will offer visitors artistic interpretations of this year’s theme, As Above, So Below, displayed in three main outdoor galleries within the 200-acre park. By focusing the art in more public spaces, the exhibition addresses accessibility concerns for the less mobile and helps protect the art.

The works have been chosen by CoCA Curator and local artist, Thendara M. Kida-Gee, in consultation with Seattle Parks and Recreation, "We are delighted to facilitate this event with 16 inspired artists who will create a menagerie of site specific art in nature, from 15 foot tall knitted flowers by Suzanne Tidwell, to an intricate 10 foot skull crafted from materials found in the park by 3D printing artist Joshua Harker." This unique collaboration between the city and a contemporary arts organization has resulted in an innovative and exciting annual event built on the long-standing support for public art in the Northwest.

This year’s artists are:

Teresa Burrelsman-SternMary CossElisa Berry FonsecaJoshua HarkerMichael Todd HarrisonTerra HolcombTom HughesFred LisaiusSavina MasonLucy Mae MartinDeanna Pindell,  Kristin Schimik,Megan TreasureSusanne TidwellKen TurnerAllyce Wood

Installation Week: July 5 – July 11, 2014    Come witness the creation of live, site-specific outdoor art.

Opening Reception: Saturday, July 12, 2pm – 5pm    Tour the exhibit and meet the artists. Tour begins at the Carkeek Park Environmental Learning Center, 1000 Carkeek Park Road, Seattle WA 98177

Exhibition is open daily dawn till dusk July 12 through October 20.  Maps and information are available online: www.heavenandearthexhibition.org

Learn more about the participating artists and follow their journey at: https://www.facebook.com/AsAboveSoBelowHeavenandEarth.

Past Exhibits

Acclimatized: Heaven & Earth V

Temporary, site-specific, outdoor sculpture in Carkeek Park

Rootbound: Heaven and Earth IV

Temporary Outdoor Art Exhibition in Carkeek Park

Heaven and Earth III: Cycles of Return

Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition in Carkeek Park & Point Shilshole Beach

Heaven and Earth II

Temporary Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition in Carkeek Park

Heaven and Earth I

Inaugural Temporary Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition in Carkeek Park

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