2018  Current and Upcoming Events

 

Imaginary Opus: A Sensory Experience in Two Acts

A musical performance, followed by an art exhibition featuring the work of Lupita Cano.

Book and lyrics: Rose Cano, Music: David Nyberg.

February 25-28, 2018 - 7:00 p.m.

Center House Theatre (Black Box Space)

Seattle Center Armory

305 Harrison St., Seattle WA, 980109

"This musical tells the story of a young boy who has difficulty expressing himself in words, and fitting in with the other children. Prone to sensory overload, he finds solace in his vivid imagination and drawing the beautiful world as he sees it."

Click here for more information and tickets 

 

 

 

 

Past Events

Bambu Organic Salon Holiday Art Sale

December 9, 2017, 5:00 – 8:00 pm

3919 Stone Way N, Seattle WA 98103

Greeting cards, prints, jewelry, ornaments, mugs, framed art and more!

http://bambuorganicsalon.com

 

 

 

21st Annual Puget Sound Buddy Walk

October 1, 2017, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Seattle Center, Next 50 Plaza

http://downsyndromecommunity.org/

 

 

MOSA - Imagination Exhibition featured artist

Lupita Cano  -  "I Beg To Differ: Making Art and Living Life on My Own Terms"

A collection of paintings reflecting the hopes, fears, joys and angst of forging a meaningful life
in a challenging and confusing world

             "We're All In This Together", by Lupita Cano ©

September 9 - October 27, 2017      Opening reception:  Sep. 9, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Museum of Special Art, Country Village Complex

720 238th St SE - Suite 1, Bothell WA 98021

www.facebook.com/museumofspecialart/#

 

 

Thriving Artists Market

August 28, 2017, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Lagunitas Brewing Company

1550 NW 49th St., Seattle WA 98107

https://lagunitas.com/taprooms/seattle

 

 

2017 National APSE Conference

June 20-21, 2017,  Portland Oregon

Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront

1401 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97201

APSE is a national organization focused on integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

https://apse.org/2017-national-conference

 

 

Bambu Organic Salon Art Show and Sale

June 10, 2017, 5:00 – 8:00 pm

3919 Stone Way N, Seattle WA 98103

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Taurini-Designs/221002647969029

 

 

Past Events

 
 

MOSA - Colors of My World

November 5, 2016 - March 24, 2017, Opening reception: Nov. 5, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Museum of Special Art, Country Village Complex, 720 238th St SE - Suite 1, Bothell WA 98021

http://www.facebook.com/museumofspecialart/#

 

20th Annual Puget Sound Buddy Walk

October 2, 2016, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Seattle Center, Next 50 Plaza

http://downsyndromecommunity.org/

 

TASH Conference

December 2-4, 2015,  Portland Oregon

Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront

1401 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97201

https://2015tashconference.sched.org/directory/exhibitors

 

No Boundaries 2015: Peripheral Visions   (Touring Art Exhibit)

November-December 2015,  Seattle, WA

Washington State Convention Center

Level 2 Gallery, NW corner

800 Convention Pl., Seattle, 98101

Artist Reception:   Sunday,  Nov. 8, 2:00-5:00 p.m.

http://www.artabilityfaire.com/no-boundaries.html

 

Bambu Organic Salon Art Show

Dec. 5, 2015  6:00 – 9:00 pm

3919 Stone Way N, Seattle WA 98103

https://www.facebook.com/Taurini-Designs-221002647969029/

 

19th Annual Puget Sound Buddy Walk

October 4th, 2015, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Seattle Center, Next 50 Plaza

www.pugetsoundbuddywalk.com/

 

Shoreline Arts Festival

June 27-28, 2015, 

Shoreline Center, 18560 1st Ave NE, Shoreline WA 98155

http://www.shorelinearts.net/shoreline-arts-festival/

 

Bambu Organic Salon Summer Sale

June 27, 2015  6:00 – 9:00 pm

3919 Stone Way N, Seattle WA 98103

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Taurini-Designs/221002647969029

 

No Boundaries 2015: Peripheral Visions   (Touring Art Exhibit)

June-July 2015,  Seattle, WA

Mt Baker Neighborhood Center for the Arts

2919 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle, 98144

Artist Reception:     Friday,  June 26, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

http://www.artabilityfaire.com/no-boundaries.html

 

NB 2015 Schedule:

May- June 2015,  Puyallup, WA

The Premier Gallery at the Puyallup Activity Center

 

February - April 2015,  Port Townsend, WA

Pippa's Real Tea

 

December 2014- January 2015,   Seattle, WA 

Ballard Academy of Music and Dance

 

 

Rising Stars:  Works from NW Special Artists

December 5, 2014 - March 15, 2015;  opening reception Dec. 6, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Bellevue Arts Museum, Community Education Gallery (free admission)

510 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue WA 98004

http://www.bellevuearts.org/exhibitions/community_education_gallery.html

 

 

Bambu Organic Salon Holiday Art  Show and Sale

Dec. 6, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

3919 Stone Way N, Seattle WA 98103

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Taurini-Designs/221002647969029

 

 

The Arc's 2014 National Conference:  Entrepreneur Alley 

October 1-2, 2014

New Orleans Marriott

555 Canal Street, New Orleans., LA 70130

http://convention.thearc.org/participate

 

 

18th Annual Puget Sound Buddy Walk

October 5th, 2014, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Seattle Center, Next 50 Plaza

www.pugetsoundbuddywalk.com/

 

 

NW Special Artists art exhibit: "Colors of My World"

Sep. 1-30, 2014;  artist reception Saturday, Sep. 6, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

ArtWorks Gallery

201 2nd Ave. S., Edmonds WA 98020

http://www.nwspecialartists.com/

 

 

Renton Annual Art Show, Juried Art Exhibit

July 25 - July 27, 2014

Renton Community Center

1715 Maple Valley Rd., Renton WA

https://www.rentonannualartshow.com

 

 

No Boundaries 2014 "Living Metaphors":  Touring Art Exhibit

July -October 2014:  Burien

Burien Community Center

14700 6th Ave SW, Burien WA 98166  

Artist reception: July 17, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

https://www.facebook.com/ArtAbilityFaire

 

Bambu Organic Salon Art Show and Sale

June 21, 2014, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

3919 Stone Way N, Seattle WA 98103

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Taurini-Designs/221002647969029

 

No Boundaries 2014 "Living Metaphors":  Touring Art Exhibit

May - June 2014:  Seattle  (Greenwood Art Walk)

Majestic Art Gallery

129 NW 85th, Suite B,  Seattle WA 98117  -  206.743.6141

Artist reception:  May 9, 6:00-9:00 p.m., May 10, Noon-5:00 p.m.

https://www.facebook.com/events/580854515346005/?ref=22

 

Edmonds Arts Commission: NW Special Artists group show

May 1 – June 17, 2014

Edmonds Public Library

650 Main St., Edmonds WA 98020

http://www.edmondswa.gov/government/boards-and-commissions/arts-commission/exhibits.html

 

9th Annual All Born (In)  National Conference:  Self-advocate art sale

April 5, 2014,  8:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.

Jantzen Beach Red Lion Hotel

909 N. Hayden Island Dr., Portland, OR 97217

http://allbornin.org/abi-conference/abi-art-sale/

 

No Boundaries 2014 "Living Metaphors":  Touring Art Exhibit

February - March 2014:  Port Townsend

Pippa's Real Tea

636 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368

Artist reception:  March 1, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

https://www.facebook.com/ArtAbilityFaire

 

NW Special Artists art exhibit: "Inspire"

March 1-31, 2014;  artist reception Saturday, Mar. 8, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

ArtWorks Gallery

201 2nd Ave. S., Edmonds WA 98020

http://www.nwspecialartists.com/

 

 

Past Events

 

2013

No Boundaries 2014, "Living Metaphors" : Touring Art Exhibit

Dec. 13, 5:30 – 8:30 pm, artists reception

Ballard Academy of Music & Dance

2404 NW 80th St., Seattle WA 98117

https://www.facebook.com/ArtAbilityFaire

 

 

Bambu Organic Salon Holiday Art Sale

Dec. 7, 5:00 – 8:00 pm

3919 Stone Way N, Seattle WA 98103

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Taurini-Designs/221002647969029

 

 

17th Annual Puget Sound Buddy Walk

October 6th, 2013, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Seattle Center, Next 50 Plaza

www.pugetsoundbuddywalk.com/

 

 

NW Special Artists: The Colors of My World

Sep. 1-30; artists reception Sep. 7, 1:00–4:00 pm

ArtWorks Gallery

201 2nd Ave. S., Edmonds WA 98020

http://www.nwspecialartists.com/

 

 

The Arc of USA National Convention

Local Artists Display & Entreprenuer Market Place Vendor

Aug. 3-5, 2013

Hyatt Regency Bellevue

900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue WA 98004

http://www.thearc.org/page.aspx?pid=2824

 

 

8th Annual All Born (In)  Cross-Disability Inclusion Conference

April 13, Saturday  8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Holiday Inn Airport,  Portland OR

 http://allbornin.org/abi-conference/abi-art-sale/

 

 

Evergreen Hospital Fundraiser

April 17, 2013  Wednesday 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

12040 Northeast 128th St ., Kirkland, WA 98034

(425) 899-3000

 

 

 

2012

Bambu Organic Salon Holiday Art Sale

Dec. 8, 2012  6:00 – 9:00 pm

3919 Stone Way N., Seattle 98103

www.bambuorganicsalon.com/

 

SEPAC Woodinville Holiday Craft Fair

Nov. 3, 2012  9:00 – 4:00 pm

Woodmoor Elementary School

12225 NE 160th Street , Bothell

www.sepacnsd.org/craftfair.html

Event benefits special needs kids in the Northshore School District

 

Edmonds United Methodist Church, Art Hall

Oct. 14-31, 2012

828 Caspers Street

Edmonds WA 98020

*Meet the Artist” coffee break, Oct. 12, 11:30-12:00 pm

www.edmondsumc.org/content.cfm?id=150

 

OCTOBER IS DOWN SYNDROME AWARENESS MONTH!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StwSnjtMkxQ&feature=related

 

Starbucks, October’s Featured Artist 

Oct. 1-31

14015 Northeast 175th Street

Woodinville, WA  (by the Albertsons store)

(425) 481-6616

 

16th Annual Puget Sound Buddy Walk

October 7th, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Seattle Center, Next 50 Plaza

www.pugetsoundbuddywalk.com/

 

No Boundaries 2012: Memories and Visions

Feb. 1 - October 10, 2012

Travelling exhibit showcasing the work of established and emerging artists with disabilities.

Normandy Park City Council Chambers, and other venues tbd

http://www.ci.normandy-park.wa.us/vertical/sites/%7BD313ED69-120E-439F-83D7-8BBE7447C948%7D/uploads/Feb-Mar_No_Boundaries(1).pdf

 

Skagit Valley Hospital & Washington CASH fundraiser

September 6-7, 2012

Mount Vernon, WA

 

Art Is Not an Option Gallery Show

June 28, 2012

Provail

12550 Aurora Ave. N., Seattle  98133

http://artisnotanoption.wordpress.com/

 

Bambu Salon Spring Sale & Art Show

June 16, 2012

3919 Stone Way N., Seattle

www.bambuorganicsalon.com/

 

WA Cash "Banking on Dreams" fundraiser and juried Entrepreneur Showcase

May 17, 2012 Thursday  5:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Washington State Convention Center,  Seattle WA

http://washingtoncash.org/node/703

 

 

Evergreen Hospital Fundraiser

April 26-27, Thu- Fri, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

12040 Northeast 128th St ., Kirkland, WA 98034

(425) 899-3000

 

Northwest Down Syndrome Association "All Born (In)" conference

April 28, Saturday  8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Ambridge Event Center,  Portland OR

www.nwdsa.org/index.php/all-born-in/abi-artist-info/

 

 

Fresh Flours Bakery,  April’s Featured Artist

April 2 -30, 2012,  Mon-Fri  6am-5pm, Sat-Sun  7am-5pm

Phinney Ridge, 6015 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle  98103

http://www.freshfloursseattle.com/artists.html

 

LifeSpan’s Celebration of HeArts & Silent Auction

March 29, 2012,  6:30 pm- 8:30 pm

Phinney Community Hall

6534 Phinney Ave N., Seattle  98103

http://celebrationofhearts.blogspot.com/

 

2011

Art With A Heart, an Inclusive Gallery presents, “Flower Power: artistically exploring nature”

July 7 through July 30, 2011    

570 1st Ave. S., Seattle 98104  (206) 478-8342

 

First Thursday opening reception, July 7, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

http://artwithaheartgallery.com/

 

 

Group Art Show at Gallery 4500

August 8 through September 9, 2011   

(viewing  Mon - Fri 9:00-5:00;  Sat. 9:00-1:00)

 

University Business Center, 4500 9th Ave NE, Suite 300, Seattle 98105  (3rd Floor, Above the Metro Cinema)

View inspiring works by four local artists!

Plus...

**Friday, August 19th, 6:00-9:00 p.m.   University District Art Walk

"Meet the Artists" event. Cards,prints and originals available for purchase. Light refreshments served.

www.udistrictartwalk.org

 

Bambu Organic Salon, Seasonal Art Exhibit
March 1 through May 31, 2011

3919 Stone Way N.
 Seattle, WA  98103
(206) 781-6501

http://bambuorganicsalon.com/

 

 

Bambu Organic Salon Spring Sale and Party
June 18, 2011 

 

3919 Stone Way N.
 Seattle, WA  98103
(206) 781-6501
http://bambuorganicsalon.com/

 

 

"Art is Not an Option" Gallery Show

June 24, 2011

Provail, 12550 Aurora Ave. N.,  Seattle, WA 98133

http://artisnotanoption.wordpress.com/about/ 

 

 

 

Seattle City Hall Exhibition, Creative Activities and VSA Washington

Group show,  January 6 - February 28, 2011  

City Hall Lobby Gallery and Anne Focke Gallery

600 Fourth Avenue, Seattle WA

http://www.seattle.gov/arts/publicart/city_hall.asp

 

No Boundaries “Metamorphosis” 2010-2011, juried traveling art exhibition:

December 10, 2010 through January 24, 2011
Lakeside Advisors, Inc., 1115 E. Denny Way, Seattle, 98122, 206-285-1730

 

February 4 through March 1, 2011
Normandy Park City Hall, 801 SW 174th Street, Normandy Park, WA

 

March 4 through April 14, 2011
Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA

http://www.CreativeActivities.org/

 

Group Art Show, Bambu Organic Salon, Seattle, WA

Art exhibit on display through February 2011

3919 Stone Way N.
 Seattle, WA  98103
(206) 781-6501

 

AtWork!, Bellevue, WA

Group art show, October 6 - January 18, 2011

http://www.atworkwa.org/locations.php

 

2010

 

Woodinville Holiday Craft Fair, Woodmoor Elementary, Bothell

Saturday, November 6,  9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Annual fundraiser for SEPAC (Special Education Parent/Professional Advisory Council)

 

Puget Sound Buddy Walk, Seattle Center 

Sunday, October 3, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

http://www.downsyndromecommunity.org/BuddyWalk.htm

http://www.pugetsoundbuddywalk.com/

 

 

U-District Artwalk,  Artist and Craftsman, Seattle

Friday, September 17, 6:00-9:00 pm

Group art show on view through October 13, 2010

http://maps.google.com/places/us/seattle/8th-ave-ne/4350/-artist-&-craftsman-supply

 

Georgetown Art Walk, Seattle

Saturday, September 11, 6:00–9:00 pm

Group art show

http://www.seattleartists.com/main/calendar/display_event.asp?ID=2252

http://www.gallery40.com/

http://www.georgetownartattack.com/

 

Edmonds Summer Market, Edmonds, WA  

Saturday, August 28 & September 25,  9:00 am – 3:00 pm  

http://www.historicedmonds.org/SummerMarket.html

 

AtWork!, Bellevue, WA

June 28 through October 5, 2010

Group art show

http://www.atworkwa.org/locations.php


Lupita Cano