Where Art + Flight Connect
CONNECTING ART WITH AEROSPACE HISTORY
Art+Flight offered sculpture, painting, photography, installation, and new media, to realize our feelings, enhance our perceptions, and remind us of the awe and joy of flight through the materiality of art.
Exhibit closed January 7, 2024.
EXPLORE THE ARTWORK
Preview dozens of artworks in all mediums by over 30 artists, including an Artist-in-Residence, three newly commissioned murals, a juried group show and an installation drawn from the Museum’s art collection.
A fantastical atmosphere where aircraft and elements are infused with colorful schematics and shifting scenery.
Vasquez’s inspiration for choosing these icons comes from ﬂight and more importantly, the feeling of freedom. The feeling that comes with ﬂight and the environmental connection to it.
Artist Nina Vichayapai explores the intersection between humans, the environment, survival, and innovation.
A colorful, motivational poster series that took inspiration from the psychedelic art of the 1960s.
A collection of sounds representing milestone events in the history of aviation, space exploration, and popular aviation-themed music broadcasted by speakers strategically placed along the length of the T. Evans Wyckoff Memorial bridge.
Ever since we’ve be going into space, we’ve been leaving debris behind. Aura is a figurative map depicting the scale of human-made space junk that orbits Earth.
Barbara Noah is a hybrid works artist whose work incorporates natural, scientific, and cultural content.
Jhun Carpio is a scale model artist who has been creating models since he moved from the Philippines to Seattle in 1983.
RYAN! is a Tacoma-based visual artist who specializes in creating site-specific installations and public artworks which invite people to consider their relationships to the environment, technology, society, and culture. Her […]
Iskra Johnson is a multi-media explorer of the industrial landscape, using photography, painting, and new media printmaking to express the beauty of purpose in the design of useful things.
Rik Allen is a glass sculptor who has based his studio practice in the Pacific Northwest since the 1990s. Allen’s work is recognizable for his whimsical depictions of machinery and the artist’s distinctive metallic treatment of surface textures.
Marina Montes is an emerging multimedia artist based in Bellevue, Washington and dreams of Mars.
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE:
Harriet Salmon is a practicing artist and arts professional based in the Seattle area. Salmon’s work addressed how we’ve historically reshaped nature and how it’s been viewed, manipulated, and consumed culturally.
Surrounded by the stories, aircraft, and artifacts from World War II, artist Jeffrey Stenbom pays tribute to those who have served in the U.S. military with his piece, Freedom’s Threads.