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


Guide to Art Fair Weekend: Aug. 2–5

Whether you’re a hardcore patron, casual collector or just in it for the aesthetic stimulation, touring the art fair and the whirlwind of satellite art world happenings is a must.

A Site-Responsive Exhibition Explores Identity

Some 20 artworks are being installed across San Juan Island in a show titled 'Becoming American.'

Preserving History: Chieko Phillips on ‘Lore Re-Imagined’

"An object can tell a thousand stories, so what lenses do we use to tell those stories?"
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Genevieve St. Charles’s Unrelenting, Eye-Popping Nastiness

"Because my innermost perverted weirdo is on display through my sketches, sharing my sketchbook is one of the most intimate things I can do.”

SODO Track Mural Project Nears Completion

On July 15, 20 local and international artists begin a 10-day burst of painting to complete the mural project that runs along the train tracks parallel to 4th Ave S.
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Briq House Has a Look for Every Hustle

Ms. Briq House is a burlesque performer/teacher/producer, intuitive intimacy instructor and motivational speaker.

The Trees Give Up Their Secrets

Eirik Johnson’s 'PINE' illuminates a peculiar kind of graffiti: messages carved into the living bark of trees
Sketchbook Porn

Artistic Polymath Shaun Kardinal

An illuminating peek inside the mind and practice of the artist and developer.
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Gold, Gold, Gold

Zakaria Ibrahimi conjures sartorial magic.
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Ethical Aesthetics

Davora Lindner revolutionizes art and fashion at Prairie Underground.
Sketchbook Porn

Margie Livingston Sketches With Earth

Margie Livingston drags canvases for miles, allowing the grit of the city to inscribe its mark. Take a look inside the artist's fascinating process.
Sketchbook Porn

Adam One’s Fantastical Amalgamations

"My practice moves with the inertia that is catalyzed in these pages; my sketchbook is how I think."