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Daniel J. Newman
· January 11, 2018
Thank you for introducing us to so many great artist all these years.
Mike Leavitt
· December 19, 2013
Roq La Rue Gallery is the only art gallery in Seattle worth visiting. I was born on Capital Hill. I've spent my entire life as a Seattle Native. I wouldn't dare to suggest wasting your valuable time f...requenting any other gallery in town. I personally guarantee an enjoyable experience at the Roq. You might even find yourself having a genuine, non-ironic laugh inside an art gallery. Being a major player in the larger national and international scene, Seattle is lucky to have such a gem. I'll see you at the next opening! See More
Charles Heyen
· May 11, 2016
Regular stop on every Art Walk for almost 20 years. Art for the non-art snob (and art snobs that have an open mind) but excellently crafted and curated.
Bryan David Campbell
· December 6, 2013
Definitely not disappointed in the Lush Life: Reverie show. Each work is amazing by itself and together visual perfection.

I was greatly disappointed in my experience, though. The lukewarm reception ...from someone distracted by their computer was unexpected. I'd already visited other galleries as I waited for them to open and in those the reception was much warmer with more than cursory "hello."

I'd definitely visit Roq La Rue the next time I'm in town. I will just set my expectations lower upon arrival.
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Jordan Christianson
· September 27, 2015
Of any gallery in this art-loving city, Roq is, by far, the crown jewel. Every month I anxiously look forward to the next devastatingly beautiful curation; I've left my heart at Roq la Rue.
Aion Allison Bulley
· December 6, 2013
This place is a kind of cultural mecca for me... finaly got to visit for the first time two weeks ago and it was like a pilgrimage. lol ♥
Leah Candiliere
· August 28, 2015
Amazing art!!!!!!!!!! Always have the best time visiting Roq La Rue!
Laura Belle
· February 16, 2016
One of my favorite galleries! So many beautiful things to see!!
Howard Cohn
· December 19, 2013
Not a better art gallery around!! Run by an amazing woman!! If you haven't been, go.
Devera Metter
· November 30, 2013
I was in today after the gallery was recommend by my friend in Australia…..Love the gallery and the art! Thanks for being so gracious.
Manuel Caballero
· May 20, 2014
A very special place, for great ART. Greetings from Spain
Matthew Shropshire
October 13, 2011
If you like art this is "hands down" the coolest gallery in Seattle
Morgan Engle
· January 17, 2013
best art gallery on the west coast!!
William Winsor Reeves
· August 30, 2013
Love the collection! Inspirational, engaging, fun, and often challenging.
Georgetta Marie Gancarz
· November 18, 2015
Always an interesting show...welcoming gallery...lots of talent....
Adam Heimstadt
· April 1, 2014
amazing place!
Emmanuel Okai
· July 11, 2013
The oil canvas of Night Queen
Cindy Anderson
July 27, 2013
Best art experience I had while visiting Seattle!
Peter Zeelock
October 16, 2011
Purveyors of Fine Pop Surrealism and Contemporary Art since 1998
Maria Purcina Ferreira Prata
· September 16, 2014

Check out this video Jeff Jacobson made of his new painting in the Roq curated "Lush Life" show opening at Hashimoto Contemporary this Saturday!

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Jeff Jacobson is with Kirsten Anderson.

New vignette of "Augmented Extinction" for Roq La Rue curated show #lushlife at Hashimoto Contemporary May 6th!

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Roq La Rue is now closed. Thank you for 18 years of support! If you need anything pertaining to the gallery you can contact us through our website which is still live. Or- you can follow our NEW project, Creatura Wildlife Projects!!

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'Rhinos hanging out in Lewa, Kenya. Photo by @[742361608:2048:Kirsten Anderson]'
Creatura Wildlife Projects
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Roq la Rue is open only three more days! The "Death and The Maiden" group show and Femke Hiemstra's solo are on view through August 20th 12-5pm.

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The gallery is closed today, Saturday August 13th due to illness- very sorry everyone! Back this Wednesday!

A really beautiful write up and loads of photos from the opening courtesy of Robbie Lowerey and Arrested Motion!…/openings-death-and-the-maiden-…/

Esao Andrews "Pesta" on view at "Death and the Maiden" opening SATURDAY! Note: we are NOT open for this Thursday's art walk.

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Roq La Rue Gallery is with Roxanna Walitzki and Redd Walitzki.

Man- this closing show is going to be fantastic! Here's a peek at Redd Walitzki's piece for "Death and the Maiden" called "The Arsenic Waltz"...
"There is a long history of the dangerous, sometimes deadly, side of fashion. I’ve been fascinated by this topic for ages, but especially after recently reading the book, “Fashion Victims: The Dangers of Dress Past and Present” in which author Alison Matthews David chronicles the brilliant-yet-toxic dyes, mercury laced hats, and lea...d-infused designs of the Victorian Era.
My favorite example was of a lovely emerald green dye used in fabrics and popular floral headdresses which was partly composed of arsenic. The imagery used by newspaper campaigns to incite a public response against this arsenical-dye often featured skeletons clad in elaborate ballgowns and delicate floral wreaths, harking back to the medieval imagery of the Danse Macabre. This image came to haunt me, and inspired me to create my own beautiful killing creature - both alluring and toxic." - Redd Walitzki

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Femke Hiemstra's paintings are small yet epic! "The Sand Castle Battle" from her show of the same name opening Saturday August 6th alongside "Death and the Maiden 2"

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A new piece by Femke Hiemstra from her solo show "The Sand Castle Battle and Other Tales" opening Saturday August 6th in the loft gallery!

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It's Roq La Rue's FINAL EXHIBITION! Special date: SATURDAY August 6th

Femke Hiemstra "The Sand Castle Battle and Other Tales" solo show



"Death and the Maiden 2" Group Show
Featuring: Madeline Von Foerster, Travis Louie, Peter Ferguson, Laurie Lee Brom, Scott Musgrove, Jeff Jacobson, Lisa Petrucci, Redd Walitzki, John Brophy, Sail, Peter Chan, Handiedan, Syd Bee, Esao Andrews, Kari-lise Alexander, Meghan Besmirched, Derek Nobbs, Jessica McCourt,Andrea Wicklund, Kirsten Easthope

Join us for our very last show on a special night, Saturday August 6th 6-9pm.
Farewell Afterparty at The Pharmacy Bar located below Temple Billiards in Pioneer Square 9pm-12am.

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Hey everyone- Roq la Rue's LAST SHOW EVER has a new date! It is opening SATURDAY August 6th 6-9pm with an after party at the Pharmacy Bar 9pm-12am. We are opening the "Death and the Maiden 2" group show as well as Femke Hiemstra's mini solo "The Sand Castle Battle and Other Tales". More info to come but save that date! (image by Handiedan for Death and The Maiden 2")

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Jen Graves talks to KUOW about the influences in Amanda Manitach's show "Nothing Left To Say", which opens tomorrow (Thursday) 6-9pm. Unfortunately it mentions it's our last show at the gallery which is is NOT. So that's weird. But we still have a massive group show and farewell party next month!…/take-advantage-first-thursday-seeing-roq-…

Bill Radke speaks with Stranger art critic Jen Graves about why listeners should go see Amanda Manitach's exhibition, "Nothing Left To Say." The show opens
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"Such A Very Bad Girl" by Amanda Manitach - graphite on paper. For her show "Nothing Left To Say" at Roq La Rue July 7th.

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Happy Pride Weekend, Seattle!

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