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May 14, 2010

Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright

I have a painting in the Roq La Rue Gallery show "Tiger Tiger Burning Bright" which opens tonight! If you live in the Seattle area go check out it out from 6-9pm. If you live elsewhere, see the show's online preview HERE.

Here is my contribution:

Gouache on somerset mounted on wood
13"x16" (framed)
Retail price: 500$

Gallery/show info:
Roq La Rue
2312 2nd Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
(Between Bell and Blanchard in the Belltown neighborhood)

A group show based around the theme of tigers, inspired by the dynamic poem " The Tiger" by visionary artist and painter William Blake. Additionally, 2010 is the Year of the Tiger in the Chinese calendar, and the animal is a very visible example of the environmental problem of habitat loss and rampant poaching, with the reported last wild Indochinese tiger being killed and eaten in December 2009. We've asked a group of artists to create works inspired by this majestic, tragic, and beautiful creature, whether on a symbolic, metaphysical, or archetypal level or as a touchstone for deep contemporary issues.

In addition to original works, Roq La Rue will also be offering prints by Audrey Kawasaki and Robert Burden available exclusively to walk ins the night of the opening. ALL proceeds from the sale of these prints will be donated to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and the Wildlife Conservation Society earmarked for tiger conservation efforts. Prints will be cash only please (NO credit cards) and the info will be posted on the news section of our website. If you can not make the show you may request to be on a waiting list for any prints that may be available after the opening.

Artists: Audrey Kawasaki, Robert Hardgrave, Travis Louie, Lisa Petrucci, Isabel Samaras, Robert Burden, Jason D'Aquino, Nouar, Jim Blanchard, Angelique Houtcamp, Bob Dob, Anthony Ausgang, Ann-Marie Manker, Yumiko Kayukawa, Jaw Cooper, and more...

If you are interested in purchasing "Copycat" please contact the gallery at (206) 374-8977.

Lastly, I'd like to thank Kirsten Anderson at Roq La Rue for inviting me to participate in this exciting show, it's such an honor!


Lesley Vamos said...

I love this one Coop! good luck with the show ^_^

Jael Segura said...

I love the way it's mounted. It looks gorgeous! good luck!