Author Archives: IDEA Odyssey

10 Artists Revisit a Sense of Place at City Hall Galleries

Anticipation, by Kathy Liao A Sense of Place II examines themes of home and the familiar as imagined by a collective of 10 local artists working in photography, painting, printmaking and mixed media. The exhibition, opening on Nov. 5, was juried by Juan Alonso and features artists of the IDEA Odyssey Collective. IDEA is a visual arts collective dedicated to supporting artists […]

One More Week for History X, Contemporary Y

IDEA Odyssey Collective current exhibition, History X, Contemporary Y features work from 13 artists who approach our notions of past and present in very diverse ways. Artists include Daniel Carrillo, SuJ’n Chon, Carina A. del Rosario, Victor Fuentes, Naoko Morisawa, Joe Park, Karen Portzer, Roy Powell, Christina Reed, Liz Ruest, Star Rush, Phil Stoiber and […]

IDEA Odyssey is back, on the move, and wants your art

The IDEA Odyssey Collective is back in action and, now, on the move. Rather than maintaining a regular gallery space, we will be organizing exhibitions in various locations. Be a part of our next show, History X, Contemporary Y, at Tougo Coffee in the Central District, by submitting your artwork for consideration by April 22, […]

IDEA Odyssey in Canton Alley

Just in time for the holiday season, IDEA Odyssey is back! This time, behind the green door in Canton Alley. Collective members SuJ’n Chon, Carina A. del Rosario, Victor Fuentes and Darius Morrison are featured artists in the SCIDpda‘s Canton Alley Pop-Up Shop, right next to the Wing Luke Asian Museum. Along with original art […]

Opportunities for Artists

Our friends at the Wing Luke Asian Museum (WLAM) and Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda) have two opportunities for artists. SCIDpda presents its annual EXPOSED: Little Saigon Photo Contest. Explore Seattle’s Little Saigon and capture it in one of four categories for the contest: culture (images that represent the Vietnamese culture, […]

Thanks for a Great Run at 666!

It’s been one year since IDEA Odyssey Gallery opened its doors with our inaugural exhibition “A Sense of Place.” At the end of this month, we’ll be closing the gallery at 666 S. Jackson to see what place is next in our journey. It had been our hope to stay in the Storefronts Seattle space […]

What does art have to do with social change?

This is something that hundreds of artists, arts administrators, community leaders and youth will attempt to answer this October in Seattle. SuJ’n, one of our co-founders, is helping coordinate our first ever regional symposium on how arts can and is a tool for social justice and change. Given our community’s changing demographics, closing the equity […]

Member Exhibits in Group Show: Autography

Our artist member, Star Rush, will have 10 of her photographers featured in the upcoming group show, ”Autography,” an exhibit of mobile photography in Seattle produced by Juxt and Diva Espresso. The exhibit runs June 23 – July 23, 2012. Reception is June 30, 2012, during the Annual Greenwood Car Show 20th Anniversary. Rush’s 10 photos (for sale) are culled from her book project, Dream […]

Kent Connections

The Kent Summer Art Exhibit kicks off today, with lots on connections with IDEA Odyssey. Co-founder Minh Carrico juried the show with Molly Magai. Among the 21 Puget Sound artists featured, co-founder Carina A. del Rosario and the guest juror for IDEA Odyssey’s inaugural exhibition, Juan Alonso, are represented. The exhibition runs through August 31st, […]

Artist Member Interview

This week, artist member Star Rush was interviewed by Pio Dal Cin, Italian photo journalist, for his program on Google Plus, You Are the Star (for FIVE Minutes). They talked about photography, creativity, writing, film photography, and so much more. Duration: 1h 20min. Watch the video of the interview.

This Week’s Gallery Hours

Because of limited volunteer availability for the holiday weekend, we will have shorter hours this week. Thursday, May 24, 2 – 5 pm Friday, May 25, 3 – 6 pm Saturday, May 26, 12 – 3 pm We’re sorry for the inconvenience.

E-mail Hacked May 16, 2012

Friends and supporters, our gallery’s email was hacked on Wednesday, May 16, 2012. The incident was immediately identified as suspicious and is being investigated. Consequently, our email has been locked to prevent any further tampering. We hope to have everything restored soon. We apologize for any confusion and inconvenience this causes. IDEA Odyssey Gallery & […]

We’re happy that The Stranger suggests  our exhibit, IDxID: New Identities.  Read Jen Graves’ write-up here.  Congratulations to all of our artist and the fabulous, C. Davida Ingram, our juror.