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Alyson Stanfield is a former museum curator as well as the founder and principal of ArtBizCoach.com. Alyson offers consultation services, books, and online classes for artists on how to promote their art and handle the business side of being an artist. Alsyon publishes a free weekly newsletter for artists and recently featured my painting titled “Gather” in her newsletter. The current issue is online at http://www.artbizcoach.com/articles/. Check it out!

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Adriana Grant reviews “Float, Flitter, Fade: New Works by Noah Overby” in her aticle “Cloud Cover” featured in the Dec 12 Seattle Weekly. Read the full article here.

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For Immediate Release

Contact: Noah Overby
(206) 963-9122 / noah(at)noahoverby.com / www.noahoverby.com
23410 18th Ave S G201 / Des Moines, WA 98198

Float, Flitter, Fade: New works by Noah Overby

Showing December 3 – 28, 2007
Some Space // 625 First Ave / Seattle, WA 98104 / (206) 718-3104
Reception – Thursday, December 6 from 6:00-9:00pm

Inspired by the Japanese concept of wabi-sabi Noah constructs poetic images from cloud forms, floral images and decorative patterns. These paintings use a simple, pared down visual vocabulary to explore themes of tranquility and impermanence. They are intended to convey a hushed-dream like mood that sparks memories or personal associations for the viewer.

Noah says of his work, “I want to create an image that functions like a haiku poem. With relatively simple means I want to evoke a tangible mood that sucks the viewer in. I’m creating a place somewhere between reality and a dream world, someplace to pause and gather one’s thoughts.”

About Noah Overby
Noah Overby is a painter and printmaker based in Seattle. Overby was born in Honolulu Hawaii and traveled extensively as a child. He lived in Japan when he was 8 years old, an experience that sparked an interest in Japanese culture and aesthetic values. Overby spent his teen years at the Pilchuck Glass School and went on to study studio art at the University of Washington including courses in printmaking, Asian art history and The Japanese Tea Ceremony. Noah is the recipient of a 2007 PONCHO Artist in Residency at Pratt Fine Arts Center and won a Vascovitz Scholarship in painting and drawing. His work hangs in The Seattle Public Utilities Portable Works Collection, The Alexis Hotel and other private collections in the United States, and abroad

About Some Space
Presented on the walls of Gallery Frames in Pioneer Square, Downtown Seattle, Some Space is a unique, artist-run gallery exhibiting monthly showcases of local artists. Long-time employees of the frame shop, Daniel Carrillo and Shaun Kardinal started this project to provide a space for talented artists who have not yet had the opportunity to show their work in the ever-growing art community of Pioneer Square. More info at http://www.somespacegallery.com.

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Looking for affordable art? There’s nothing that can compare to living with an original painting, drawing, etching,or woodblock print. Knowing that the artist labored in a time honored tradition to produce the object before us is an extraordinary feeling, especially when the image truly speaks to us. Sometimes, however, the piece we would love to live with is beyond our means. A giclee print can offer a more affordable solution.

Giclee printing technology is similar to inkjet, but uses high quality archival inks to accurately reproduce colors and images from original artwork. Learn more.

Current subscribers to my email newsletter are automatically entered to win one of my giclee prints in a monthly drawing. Subscribe here.

My current offering of giclee prints starts at $16.98 for an 8×10 inch print. My gallery on Imagekind.com offers print on demand technology that allows you to select an image, print size and paper stock. They can even print on canvas. The prints are available for purchase unframed, or you can choose a custom mat and frame to compliment your artwork.

View available images at http://noahoverby.imagekind.com

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The Center on Contemporary Art will host the 15th Annual Painting Marathon and auction starting at 9:00am on Thursday, Nov. 8th. Painters will begin their 24 hour painting session at that time and will work through the night without sleep. The resulting works will be auctioned off starting at 5:30pm on Friday, Nov. 9th.

The event will be held at The Shilshole Bay Beach Club,
6413 Seaview Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107

Tickets start at $20 and will be required for the auction. They are available online through Brown Paper Tickets.

The public is welcome to come and observe the artists prior to the auction for free!

To see the list of participating artists please visit CoCA’s website.

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Save the Date for One Hot Night! Pratt’s Annual Open House

On Saturday, November 10th, Pratt Fine Arts Center opens its doors to the public for One Hot Night!, a free open house providing an exciting and welcoming environment for everyone to experience Pratt!

Watch as dozens of artists pour bronze, blow glass, pull prints, paint, carve stone, fabricate jewelry, and forge hot steel! Enjoy tours of the studios, activities for kids, and a chance to meet instructors, students, and staff. Bring some bucks for Rolling Fire wood-fired pizza and our no-host bar. Sponsored by KPLU.

Saturday, Nov. 10, 6-9pm
1902 South Main Street, Seattle
More info at http://www.pratt.org
Or call 206.328.2200

Free Admission – Free Parking – Everyone is welcome
Bring your friends and family!

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