Amanda Manitach is the visual arts editor of City Arts magazine. She is also an artist and co-founder at The Factory, an art gallery and event space in Capitol Hill’s Pike/Pine corridor.

Recent Articles

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Juan Alonso-Rodríguez channels James Bond

When it comes to fashion, the visual artist and curator aims for sophistication with a sense of play.
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Being Arson Nicki

The art of making a real, radical self.
Sketchbook Porn

Amber R. Anderson records fleeting moments

The artist works primarily in the realm of encaustics. She uses her sketchbook to understand "foreign landscapes and systems."
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Vi Tranchemontagne is happy in layers

The promoter, event coordinator and founder of Vitra Booking likes to be hidden and noticed at the same time.
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Stories of Spirit

With compassion and drive, Tracy Rector reframes reality.
Open Studio

Home is where the art is: The subterranean studio-home of Tara Thomas

Tara Thomas is—without hyperbole—an icon of Capitol Hill. And like her artful daily ensembles, her home is a meticulously curated shrine to objects and works of art.
Sketchbook Porn

Aidan Sakakini breaks down everything before him

The printmaker unleashes his love of line in his copious sketchbooks, the volumes of which reveal landscapes loosely inked or scenery snarling together in a filigree of artful knots.

Monyee Chau is here to stunt

"My style is about redefining what it means to be Asian American, about being authentically me."

Reality blooms in the Creative Exchange Lab

Led by Seattle filmmakers, a new virtual reality experience debuted at Pacific Science Center.

Meet the 2018 Mayor’s Arts Award Winners: Fulgencio Lazo

Lazo’s extensive practice as an artist encompasses so much more than the production of paintings.
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Jeremy Eaton’s Slices of a Psyche

At his Fremont studio, vibrant paintings burst and ooze from the canvas.
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Streetwear Takeover

Jessica Hu’s world is full of color.