Curated tour of the Cascadia Art Museum
Sunday, March 26, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Cascadia Art Museum, 190 Sunset Ave. #E, Edmonds, WA 98020
Description: Join the WSJHS for a tour of Cascadia Art Museum's newest exhibit, "Northwest Social Realism and the American Scene: 1930-1950." Curator David Martin will showcase the exhibit that features Abe Blashko and Irwin Caplan, two Jewish artists that produced amazing artwork in Seattle during the 1930s and 1940s. This work is rarely exhibited so this will be a unique opportunity.
Space is limited. RSVP now to secure your place at this fantastic event!
About the curator:
David F. Martin is co-owner of Martin-Zambito Fine Art in Seattle, WA and is an independent arts researcher, writer, curator and historian who has documented the art history of Seattle and the Pacific Northwest since 1986 as well as Western New York State since 1981. He is the leading authority on early Washington State art and artist’s. Many of the artists he has chosen to focus on are women, Japanese Americans , Gay & Lesbian and other minorities who had established national and international reputations during the period 1890-1960.
He is former Program Director for the American Art Council at the Seattle Art Museum. For three years he served as regional President of the Northwest Chapter of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C. He is the author of several award-winning regional catalogues and contributes essays and catalogue entries for national and international publications on painting, printmaking and photography.