Gyre by John Grade at Beer Sheva Park

Beer Sheva Park lies on Lake Washington in the Rainier Beach neighborhood. A creek runs through the park. A bridge crosses the creek. The bridge path leads to the lake shore. The area has been planted with native vegetation. John Grade’s sculpture stands over the creek. A steel base anchors the tall sweeping section of…

Girl playing in Puddle by BumbleBee

Los Angeles artist, BumbleBee, designed this mural for the Wallingford neighborhood to bring cheer on gray days. The mural faces Stone Way over a parking lot near the intersection with 45th Street. A bit about Bumble Bee from his website. Article featuring this mural and another by BumbleBee in Wallingford.

Walking Fingers by Ellen Forney: Capitol Hill Light Rail Station

Ellen Forney is a Seattle artist. She teaches at Cornish College of the Arts. This mural at the Sound Transit Capitol Hill Link Light Rail Station is made from porcelain panels on a steel framework. From the artist’s website: Walking Fingers Sound Transit Capitol Hill Link Light Rail Station Seattle, Washington 2015 Crossed Pinkies and Walking…

Thai Fish at the Chinese Garden, South Seattle College

In the Chinese Garden at the north end of South Seattle College sits a huge 20th century bronze Thai carp. This would be an excellent time to see it because the peony garden it adorns is in bloom and bud.   A bit of history about the sculpture. The Chinese Garden website, including a schedule…

The Frye Museum is ALWAYS Free: Seattle Sights to see soon

You will love this small museum. It is free. It has a small restaurant. It has a terrific shop. Most important, it has several interesting shows. The Frye Museum, at the corner of Cherry and Terry, currently hosts paintings: Chronicles of Solitude: Masterworks by Vilhelm Hammershøi from SMK—The National Gallery of Denmark, 16 JULY – 25 SEPTEMBER…