Category Archives: Work

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 […]

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.

Artist members photo series, DEPARTS, published by Aksgar Magazine

Artist member, Star Rush, has a new photo series, DEPARTS, published in Aksgar Magazine, April 2012.  Aksgar has its origins in India, and it is South Asia’s first online magazine exclusively dedicated to contemporary narrative photography, multimedia work and critical writings on photography. From the Editor’s Note by Anil Cherukupalli:  . . . Upon initial viewing […]

Member Is Guest on Photo Talk Plus, Ep 17

Star Rush, artist member, was a special guest on Photo Talk Plus show, Episode 17, hosted by photographers Thomas Hawk and Lotus Carroll. Photo Talk Plus is a weekly show on VidCast Network and Google+ that broadcasts live over the internet 8-10 p.m. and is recorded for later viewing. Episode 17 is available at

IDEA Odyssey Member’s photos in Dutch Newspaper, de Volksrant

Photographs from member Star Rush’s book project, Dream Car, were published in de Volksrant, a major newspaper in the Netherlands on November 11, 2011.  The five photos were all captured and processed using an iPhone 3Gs. Dream Car is a photo book that documents U.S. cars from the 1960s and 1970s as the artist observes them in Seattle […]

“States” Exhibit Opens October 6 with Reception 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

IDEA Odyssey Gallery presents “States,” a members’ exhibit featuring Minh Carrico, Star Rush and Valentina Vitols at IDEA Odyssey Gallery, 666 S. Jackson St. The opening reception is Thursday, October 6, 2011, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Admission is free. States: The demarcation of existences, the unraveling of a nation and the sover- eignty of […]

Membership Applications

Are you a visual artist looking for a high traffic spot to show your work? Do you want to become part of a community of artists, eager to support each other’s growth and success? Do you explore culture, diversity or identity in your art work? Do you want to work with other artists, residents, workers […]

Advocacy for local arts

As you may already know, last week the Washington Senate Bill that would’ve kept 4Culture alive and thriving failed to pass by one vote. There is another Senate Bill in consideration to keep the fight to save 4Culture alive. Would you consider taking a moment to write your Senators to help save this important vehicle […]

IDEA Odyssey announces its first Call for Entry

IDEA Odyssey Gallery is proud to celebrate its grand opening by inviting visual artists to challenge themselves for its inaugural exhibition, A Sense of Place. This juried group exhibition will comprise a collection of work in painting, drawing, photography, video and mix-media that represents contemporary art exploring the varied aspects and roles of the artist […]

What’s an "idea"?

This evening, it occurred to me that I didn’t know how to articulate what an “idea” was. Here is the opening few paragraphs of the Wikipedia to help out. It does a fine job giving a general sense; no need to recreate it. In the most narrow sense, an idea is just whatever is before […]