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Game On! The Art of Game Design

Game On! The Art of Game Design

April 26, 2017

June 8 – July 30, 2017 Innovative game art by local artists and designers will be featured in this exhibition, sponsored in part by 4Culture Tech Specific grant, that provides a behind the scenes look at the creative process, with a special focus on diverse artwork, narratives and indie games. Local game designers and game […] read more

VALA Art Center to Host Chinese and WA State Artist Exhibition

VALA Art Center to Host Chinese and WA State Artist Exhibition

September 14, 2016

VALA Art Center will host Ekphrastic Assimilations, an exhibition of painting, photography, poetry and mixed media visual art by six Chinese artists and six Washington State artists.  Poets from both locations will react to the art by writing poems, which are ekphrastic responses. The exhibition has come to fruition through a partnership with the following […] read more

VALA Eastside Hosts Juried Art Installation for Redmond Arts Festival

VALA Eastside Hosts Juried Art Installation for Redmond Arts Festival

June 24, 2016

VALA Eastside will host an art installation to honor a juried selection of artists participating in this year’s Redmond Arts Festival.  The artists selected to showcase their work as part of Redmond Arts Festival Juried Art Installation at VALA Art Center include: Ashmita Gulati, Einat Barenboim, Heidi White, Hoda Edalati, Maggie Ho, Mike Meyers, MiYoung Margolis and Patricia L. Walker and Meghan […] read more

Slowing the Selfie – A pinhole and film photography installation

May 03, 2016

Join us for our free events and have your “slow selfie” taken with film and a pinhole camera! Public Events Friday, May 6th Artists’ Reception 6pm – 8pm VALA Art Center & Studios 7330 164th Ave NE, Redmond, WA (in Redmond Town Center) Come by, have some appetizers and meet the photographers! RSVP on Facebook Friday, […] read more

BEAR CREEK PALETTES

March 01, 2016

An Exhibition of Perspectives, Personality, and Passion March 2016 What do teens of today think about? What affects our youth so profoundly as to have life-changing impacts which alter the way they live out their lives? Come and see the perspectives of eight diverse personalities, each a passionate student-artist exploring her thoughts and memories.   Artists’ Reception […] read more

A [R]evolution in Redmond

A [R]evolution in Redmond

December 08, 2015

VALA Eastside invites Redmond residents to the artists’ reception and other free, public events for “[R]evolution”, a multifaceted art installation featuring five local artists/activists. The five female artists– Rebecca DeVere, Latha Sambamurti, Gwen Maxwell Williams, Eva Moon, and Laura Lee Bennett–have all made strides to advocate for both art and artists. VALA is honored and […] read more

My Redmond Lights Experience

December 01, 2015

Winter in Redmond. The time of the year where community and visitors come together to make magical memories in so many ways. I had the pleasure to experience my first Redmond Lights adventure just last year, and let me tell you, it was wonderful. Being a Washington native I have been around the State to […] read more

Maura Donegan to Stitch Her Way Through VALA Art Center and Studios

Maura Donegan to Stitch Her Way Through VALA Art Center and Studios

September 15, 2015

VALA Eastside is pleased to announce that for September and October 2015 Maura Donegan will be VALA’s Artist in Residence.  As a textile artist, Maura’s work combines cloth making, embroidery and poetry to express a sense of innocence, joy and beauty.  “We’re grateful for the generous grant provided by the Redmond Arts Commission to allow […] read more