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


Latex Couture

Dawn Mostow creates garments for runways, museums, pop stars and beyond.

Alice Gosti and Falling in Love with Objects

The artist discussed her most recent undertaking, a work of experimental theatre called 'Material Deviance in Contemporary American Culture,' opening next weekend at On the Boards.

Here Come the 2018 Spring Art Walk Awards!

This time the event heads back to Pioneer Square where it all began—join us April 5 at AXIS! But for now, meet our guest judges.
Sketchbook Porn

Guy Merrill’s Geometrical Abstractions

The artist views the work in his sketchbooks as "fossil remains of ancient organisms accumulating on the ocean floor."

Gramma Poetry Invigorates the Poetry Scene

"We don’t really have that stuffy poetry publisher bone in our body.”

Visceral Experience

Emily Zimmerman evolves the Jacob Lawrence Gallery.
Cover Story

Modern Sorcery

The Hoodwitch draws on many traditions to conjure empowerment and healing.
Style Profile

Laura Castellanos’ Funky, Frugal Look

The painter, sculptor and multimedia visual artist makes boring garments interesting—with a Sharpie.

Angel Alviar-Langley Demands to be Seen

The 22-year-old street styles movement artist, teacher and activist is also known as Moonyeka

Jazz Brown: Philosophical Painter

In the last year, Brown’s presence in Seattle has been vibrant and timely.
Style Profile

A Heavy Dose of Rock ’n’ Roll

Naomi Rincon is drawn to strong, androgynous looks.