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Unusual art shows in Puyallup City Hall, Tahoma Family Center and UPS Collins Library

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on June 7, 2011 at 6:27 am |
June 6, 2011 10:31 pm
Tyrone Patkoski, "Lazarus." Photo: Drew Perine/the News Tribune

Three very different art shows are up this month in Tacoma and Puyallup. At the Puyallup City Hall, identical twins Don and Ron Snowden show their unidentical art in “TwinArt.” 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday through August. 333 S. Meridian Ave., Puyallup. Free. 253-841-4321, www.cityofpuyallup.org

Tyrone Patkoski, urban Native American and self-taught artist (see my story on him here) is exhibiting his turbulent, found-object-filled paintings, drawings and sculptures at the Tahoma Family Center. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday through June 30. Free. CCS, 1323 S. Yakima Ave., Tacoma. 253-502-2617

And at the Collins Memorial Library at the University of Puget Sound, 25 members of the recently-formed Puget Sound Book Artists group will show work featuring handmade paper, decorated paper, letterpress printing, unique structures and more. Opening reception 4:30-6:30 p.m. June 2, then 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday through July 31. Free. 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma (temporary entrance on the east side by the parking lot). 253-879-3257, www.pugetsoundbookartists.org, www.pugetsound.edu


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