Friday, October 18, 2013

Day of the Dead 2013 in Seattle

Fulgencio is hard at work designing several installations for Day of the Dead, including works for the Seattle Art Museum, Tacoma Art Museum, and Mighty Tieton, among others. We hope you will join us at one of the following celebrations.
Día de los Muertos @ Seattle Art Museum
2012 piece, photo by Catherine Anstett
Reception on Friday, November 1st, 6–8 pm
Tapete on view Oct 30–Nov 10, 2013
Seattle Art Museum Downtown
1st Avenue & Union Street, Seattle, WA 98101

Seattle Art Museum is excited to welcome back our 18th annual celebration of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at SAM Downtown. View the installation featuring a monumental sculptural piece and tapete, or sand painting, inspired by the Oaxacan traditions of honoring their dead. Join us for a community reception with 20-piece brass band, Banda Gozona, performances and food on Friday, November 1. The reception is FREE and open to the public.
El Museo de Arte de Seattle (Seattle Art Museum) se complace dar la bienvenida a nuestra 15ª celebración anual del Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) en SAM Downtown. Visite la instaulacion de un tapete, o pintura de arena, inspirado por las tradiciones de Oaxaca para honrar a sus difuntos. Acompáñenos en una recepción comunitaria, con La Banda Gozona y comida, el viernes 1 de noviembre. La recepción es GRATUITA y abierta al público.

This annual tradition of creating temporal works is inspired by sand paintings made in the public squares for Day of the Dead celebrations in Oaxaca, Mexico. The scale of these works is amazing. They use dump trucks to bring in the sand!

Model of proposed sand painting for Tacoma Art
Museum 2013 Day of the Dead celebration
Model of proposed installation for
Seattle Art Museum 2013

Día de los Muertos @ Tacoma Art Museum
2008 Tacoma Art Museum sand painting
Free Community Festival, November 3rd, 10-4PM
Tapete on view Oct 20–Nov 3rd
Tacoma Art Museum 
1701 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402

For the ninth consecutive year, join thousands of your friends and neighbors at Tacoma Art Museum to celebrate Day of the Dead and honor the cycle of life and death. 


Día de los Muertos @ Mighty Tieton
2010 Mighty Tieton installation 

Sunday, October 27 NOON-5 PM
Tapete on view 
Oct 24–Nov 10th
Mighty Tieton Warehouse 
608 Wisconsin Avenue
Tieton, WA 98947

Saturday, October 5, 2013

XXL- Exploring the Extra Large Format opens at Baas Gallery in Seattle

Opening Reception Thursday, October 10, 5-8pm
Baas Framing Studio
2703 E Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98112
La semilla del verano (Summer seed), Acrylic on canvas, 47.5 x 55 in., 2013
Please join us to celebrate the opening of "XXL" and meet the artists. Works on exhibit by Fulgencio Lazo, Carla Dimitriou, Karrie Baas, Stephen Gilbert, Rachel Maxi and Julia Ricketts.
Exhibit continues through November 9, 2013 . Open Monday-Saturday, 10-6 PM.