313 Occidental Ave S
Hours: tues-sat 10am-5:30pm
PROGRAPHICA/KDR specializes in contemporary drawing, painting, and photography. The art ranges from traditional realism to abstraction. The artists featured include those in the early stages of their careers and others who have substantial professional accomplishments.
The PROGRAPHICA / KDR exhibition model is one of alternating exhibitions curated by the co-directors, Norman Lundin and Eleana Del Rio. The exhibitions at PROGRAPHICA / KDR will include solo and two- or three-person shows as well as thematic exhibitions. In addition to the exhibition program, the gallery hosts lectures, panel discussions and literary readings.
Nov 2-Dec 22 Fred Birchman: Floor Plans, new drawings. Kathy Gore Fuss: Providers, works on paper. Two solo exhibitions by local artists. Birchman is a process-oriented artist and his mixed media works on paper are a visual journal. The forests of the Pacific Northwest have been the source material for Kathy Gore Fuss’s work for over a decade. The exhibition title suggests, “Providers” refers to the forest as a supplier of sustenance and support.
Jan 4-Jan 27 Zhi Lin. Intended to enlighten and document an aspect in American history that has for the most part, been cruelly ignored and forgotten, the brutal treatment that Chinese immigrants endured in building the epic Trans-continental railroad that spans the United States. The exhibition will be comprised of small studies executed in Chinese ink, chronicling the histories of the Chinese immigrant workers in Seattle and Tacoma. Includes a complementary video installation at the Tacoma Art Museum (to Feb 18), In Search of the Lost History of Chinese Migrants and the Transcontinental Railroads.