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  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday August 21st, 2013
    We are getting ready to launch our new website any day now- but in the meantime we wanted to let everyone know about our upcoming show!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday August 16th, 2013
    Hi Fructose magazine shone it's Gallery Spotlight on Roq La Rue, with an interview with Kirsten about the gallery, the art world, raising money [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday August 8th, 2013
    Super excited to announce we will have a special performance by classically trained mezzo soprano, and operatic iconoclast Roxanna Walitzki [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday August 8th, 2013
    This October we will be welcoming artist Sail back to the gallery with a new series of his highly coveted, highly detailed ink drawings, this [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday August 6th, 2013
    For September- we are doing something a bit unconventional! A prominent collector couple in the Pop Surrealism/New Contemporary scene are [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday August 3rd, 2013
    We just got a new shipment of Roq La Rue T's in. We have a re-issue of the popular "Magical Cat" T by Femke Hiemstra (Women's only at the [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday July 24th, 2013
    Here are a few sneak peek looks at Tran Nguyen's work for her show opening August 1st at Roq La Rue!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday July 15th, 2013
    Here is a great new article about artist Casey Curran. The new work is looking pretty darn amazing, Casey is really pushing his work as an [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday June 29th, 2013
    Roq La Rue will be CLOSED on July 4th. Happy Independence Day and don't blow any fingers off!!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday June 28th, 2013
    The "Otherworld" exhibition will run through July 27th, so there's still some time to see out huge summer group show. Our next show opens on [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday June 15th, 2013
    We are all settled in our beautiful new space in Seattle's historic Pioneer Square and we love it!Lots of folks have come to visit us but we [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday June 3rd, 2013
    Here's a look at Josh Keyes newest for the "Otherworld" show, something that while definitely very "Keyes" offers up a bit of a change as [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday June 1st, 2013
    We are getting very excited for the big "Otherworld" group show opening soon at Roq La Rue!Here is a sneak peek at a new Ryan Heshka piece for [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday June 1st, 2013
    Femke Hiemstra will be showing some new works in Los Angeles June 22nd at Merry Karnowsky Gallery.
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday May 20th, 2013
     Our new space and the Stacey Rozich show continues to be a popular destination, and you have until June 1st to see it! Stacey's show was [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday May 4th, 2013
    Thursday May 2nd we opened our brand new gallery space with a solo exhibition by Stacey Rozich. The opening was packed all night long and was a [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday April 22nd, 2013
    We are really excited for our upcoming show with red hot Northwest artist Stacey Rozich. Her work is a bit different than our usual offering, [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday April 6th, 2013
    Roq La Rue is moving! We were informed we were losing our gallery space last Sunday, and by an amazing turn of events found a FANTASTIC new [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday March 20th, 2013
    Here is a detail look at one of Travis Louie's upcoming pieces entitled "The Duelist", which will debut at his upcoming show April 12th!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday March 12th, 2013
    Up Next! Travis Louie solo exhibition " Monsters On Their Day Off ". Opens on Friday April 12th 6-9pm!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday March 12th, 2013
    Thanks to everyone who came out for the Peter Ferguson/Seamus Conley opening! The show is up and runs through April 6th!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday February 22nd, 2013
    Up Next! We have an amazing show coming up, in the true sense of the word! Peter Ferguson and Seamus Conley. Keep your eyes peeled for sneak [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday February 4th, 2013
    When we exhibited a piece by NW artist Sail in our group show, "I'll Love You 'Til The End Of The World" it attracted a lot of interest! We are [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday February 4th, 2013
    We have a gorgeous show coming up on February 8th, featuring Sam Wolfe Connelly and Casey Curran. Check out this great interview with Sam about [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday January 17th, 2013
    We are thrilled to announce we are showing a variety of NW artists Casey Curran's wall mounted kinetic sculptures this February alongside the [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday January 16th, 2013
    In March we will be exhibiting Seamus Conley and Peter Ferguson. Check out this new painting by Peter Ferguson for his upcoming show!Peter [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday January 5th, 2013
    Our friends at This Is So Contemporary have posted a nice interview with artist Ryan Heshka!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday January 4th, 2013
    This gorgeous painting is entitled "Escaton" and will be on exhibit at Roq La Rue's "I'll Love You Til The End Of The World" show opening [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday January 3rd, 2013
    The lovely folks at This Is So Contemporary posted an interview with Roq owner Kirsten Anderson. Check it out if your interested in the origins [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday December 21st, 2012
    We have a gorgeous Handiedan piece currently in stock. Her work tends to sell quickly and as she is in the Netherlands it's not always easy to [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday December 18th, 2012
    January 11th we will be opening a new group show entitled "I'll Love You 'Til The End Of The World", themed around the idea of evaded [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday December 11th, 2012
    If you missed the last Roq opening with Femke Hiemstra and Ryan Heshka you can enjoy it vicariously through Hi Fructose's coverage!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday December 11th, 2012
    British art magazine Rooms just posted an interview with Roq boss Kirsten Anderson about the start of Roq La Rue and the subsequent trials and [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday December 5th, 2012
    We are getting ready for our big Femke Hiemstra/ Ryan Heshka show this Friday, and Ryan Heshka really pulled up to the bumper with this show, [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday November 29th, 2012
    We are getting very excited for our last show of the year, featuring solo shows by Femke Hiemstra and Ryan Heshka. Here's a quick sneak peek- [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday November 9th, 2012
    Josh Keyes signs copies of "Exodus 1", on sale Friday November 9th at Roq La Rue to raise money for Big Life Foundation!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday November 6th, 2012
    We are getting ready for the big opening this Friday for Josh Keyes and John Brophy. We hope you will join us! John Brophy in the studioJosh [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday November 5th, 2012
    We will have this beautiful new print by John Brophy available at his opening (and onwards) on November 9th. Entitled "The Oracle" it is giclee [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday October 29th, 2012
    Roq La Rue Gallery and Josh Keyes are pleased to announce the release of a very limited edition new print by Josh Keyes entitled "Exodus 1". [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday October 22nd, 2012
    Ryan Heshka will be returning to the gallery this December for a solo show (also showing: Femke Hiemstra) and here is a sneak peek look at one [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday October 17th, 2012
    Next month we welcome Josh Keyes and John Brophy back to the gallery. This should be a real showstopper of an exhibition, and opens on Friday, [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday October 5th, 2012
    We are currently having a few email issues...if you need to contact us, please use kirsten (at) roqlarue (dot) com.Thank you!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday October 2nd, 2012
    Gallery B15 in Copenhagen interviewed Marco Mazzoni. The video gives a nice insight into Marco's thought process when he is creating his [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday October 2nd, 2012
    Joseph Park made this fun little teaser video about the concept behind his new show (i.e. his "prizmism" technique). Contact us to be placed on [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday October 1st, 2012
    We are thrilled to kick off Roq La Rue's fall season with two solo shows. We are very pleased to present a solo show by Seattle artist Joseph [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday September 24th, 2012
    Robbie Lowry did a great interview with John Brophy on his blog x43x, check it out to learn about John's painstaking process!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Sunday August 19th, 2012
    Roq La Rue now has a Tumblr page featuring work from shows past, present, and future! A good way to waste a little time looking at wonderful [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Sunday August 19th, 2012
    John Brophy's new show "New Songs For The Standard Model" opens this November (alongside Josh Keyes). Here is a sneak peek at a new painting [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday August 17th, 2012
    Here is a super sneak peek at a new piece by Femke Hiemstra who is busily painting for her new show this December at Roq La Rue, while also [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday August 13th, 2012
    We are thrilled to announce we just signed up one of the Northwest's meteorically rising art stars, Stacey Rozich, for a solo show next [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday August 13th, 2012
    Eric Fortune has a beautiful new painting in the current Lush Life Four show- and Hi Fructose published a nice write up hi lighting the time [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday August 13th, 2012
    Hi Fructose just posted a nice little write up featuring Sam Wolfe Connelly, whose work is in the current Lush Life Four show, and who will be [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday July 23rd, 2012
    Peter Ferguson "The Embassies"We are gearing up for our annual group show, "Lush Life"...this is the 4th one! Here is sneak peek at a piece [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday July 19th, 2012
    We are getting REALLY excited for our 4th "Lush Life" group invitational, opening Friday, August 10th. We will start posting sneak peeks [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday July 19th, 2012
    We have a few of Femke Hiemstra's gorgeous new print " La Mort En Cadence" left. Contact us to get one!signed giclee, edition of 20, 11" x 11", [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday July 6th, 2012
    On July 13th-15th we will be hosting the inaugural show for PangeaSeed's "Great West Coast Migration" Tour, which will feature approximately 25 [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday July 6th, 2012
    Josh Keyes in his studioWord's out that artist Josh Keyes will be having his next solo show at Roq La Rue this November, alongside Seattle [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday June 20th, 2012
    While technically not a Roq la Rue show, we wanted to post about the "Kingdom Animalia" show opening Friday June 29th in Anaheim Hills, as the [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday June 20th, 2012
    Roving art show documenter Robbie Lowery stopped by the "Death and the Maiden" opening and took a few pix for Hi Fructose- you can see it here!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday May 31st, 2012
    Femke Hiemstra"La Mort En Cadence"gclee print, edition of 20signed and numbered11" x 11"$225.We are please to release a print by Femke Hiemstra [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday May 23rd, 2012
    We are really looking forward to the " Death and The Maiden " group show we have opening on June 8th. Based on the medieval theme (and repeated [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Sunday May 20th, 2012
    You are all invited to "Kingdom Animalia" a group show I'm co-curating with artist Joey Remmers in LA on June 29th. This show is special to me [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday May 8th, 2012
    Here is a nice article with Femke Hiemstra at Last Junkies On Earth..."Besides the use of characters and other popular visual language [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday May 5th, 2012
    Get ready for a dose of dark and dusty Americana with our first solo show by NW artist Derek Nobbs, opening Friday May 11th with a festive [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday March 16th, 2012
    We are going through our back room at the gallery and have unearthed a few treasures. One thing we uncrated was this sculpture by notorious NW [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday March 14th, 2012
    Joseph Park "Cloak" oil on panel (in progress shot)We are thrilled to host a show by painter Joseph Park later this year- we thought we'd over [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday March 12th, 2012
    Stacey Rozich "Goldimasks" We are getting ready for our ambitious group show opening March 23rd. Entitled Red Current (sweet fruit) and curated [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday March 12th, 2012
    We are looking forward to our very own Northwest Calaverist and all around awesome guy Derek Nobbs' solo show this May...here is sneak peek of [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday March 2nd, 2012
    We are pleased to announce we've booked a new artist we've been watching for awhile now, painter Seamus Conley. Seamus will be showing work in [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday March 1st, 2012
    Here is an interview with Femke Hiemstra on the Coates and Scarry blog!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday February 28th, 2012
    We are thrilled that Netherlands artist Handidan will be opening a new show of her incredibly intricate mixed media works at Roq La Rue this [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday February 28th, 2012
    Chris Berens will be opening a new show of work on April 28th opening on April 28th at Jaski Art Gallery. If you were planning a trip to the [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday February 15th, 2012
    Roq La Rue is on semi - hiatus as we work on the gallery and website and take a bit of a break this month. We will mostly be open regular hours [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday February 8th, 2012
    Mark your calendars, Camille Rose Garcia will be at the gallery on March 31st to do a book signing for her beautiful new book, Snow White. More [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday January 16th, 2012
    Sadly we have had to cancel our show with artist Tran Nguyen in March due to an unforseen event. We are working on getting her back in the [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday January 10th, 2012
    We are very pleased to present the work of painters Nicoletta Ceccoli and Lynne Naylor for our first show of 2012. We'll be posting more info [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday December 22nd, 2011
    detail of "Bed of Ivy" by Chris BerensWe hope you have a great holiday! The gallery will be closed from December 24th- December 29th. We will [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday December 16th, 2011
    Nicoletta Ceccoli "Hide and Seek"Here's a sneak peek of an upcoming painting by Italian artist Nicoletta Ceccoli for her show at Roq La Rue, [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday December 14th, 2011
    We just posted some much nicer, clearer images of Zoe Williams wonderful works for Lush Life. If you havent already, you can see the show HERE.
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday December 10th, 2011
    Michael Alm and his striking and completely hand built hyena sculpture " Crocuta Calvaporto " (image by Marlow Harris)Last night was the very [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Sunday December 4th, 2011
    Witching HourPaper size: 17 x 22 inchesImage size : 15 x 18 inchesEdition: 100On Hot Press Bright Fine Art Archival paperWitching HourPaper [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday November 15th, 2011
    Corine Perier painting in her studio for Lush Life 3.Opening on Friday, December 9th is our 3rd annual "Lush Life" show! This group show is one [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday November 10th, 2011
    Just in- Chris Berens "Mapping Infinity" books! These huge, beautifully hand bound books feature Chris' artwork over the past 4 years, [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday October 27th, 2011
    Ryan Heshka will be showing alongside Femke Hiemstra on Nov 11th with his signature retro futuristic paintings featuring saucy dames, mad [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday October 27th, 2011
    On November 11th we are opening a new show with Femke Hiemstra entitled "The Timid Cabbage". This show features a series of brand new drawings [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday October 27th, 2011
    Alice Bag Reading and Acoustic Performance at Roq La Rue GalleryFriday November 4th 2011 at 7pmRoq La Rue is extremely pleased to host a [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday October 19th, 2011
    Derek Nobbs"Sea Chantey Club"signed and numbered giclee11" x 11"edition of 50$60.We have just got in Derek Nobbs new print "Sea Chantey Club". [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday October 19th, 2011
    Our next show opens on November 11th and features Femke Hiemstra and Ryan Heshka. Femke designed this beautiful ad for us! Stay tuned for sneak [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday October 19th, 2011
    Big thanks to Robbie Lowery for photographing the opening and writing about it for Hi Fructose- you can read about it here.
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday September 28th, 2011
    Charlie Immer "Slime Bones" We are really looking forward to our October show with Charlie Immer and Andy Kehoe! Here is a sneak peek of [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday September 24th, 2011
    We are super excited about our new T-shirts coming soon! Designed by the Roq's Dave Place, these will be white on black shirts and come in both [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday September 17th, 2011
    Andy Kehoe "All Turns To Brilliance"Andy Kehoe is gearing up for his upcoming show at Roq La Rue this October entitled "Arise Feral Night". [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday September 9th, 2011
    Travis Louie was recently asked to provide the artwork for the new reprinting of horror master H.P. Lovecraft's "Call of Cthulu". If this work [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday August 24th, 2011
    Chris Berens will be releasing a beautiful new book this September called "Mapping Infinity". This book will feature his work over the past [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday August 22nd, 2011
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday August 20th, 2011
    Andy Kehoe "Lord of Ghouls" In October we will have a delightfully appropriate show for you featuring the work of Andy Kehoe and Charlie [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday July 18th, 2011
    (image by Nicoletta Ceccoli)Hot on the heels of the gorgeous shows by Madeline Von Foerster and B.A. Vierling comes the Blab! Show curated by [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday July 4th, 2011
    We are super excited for our upcoming show opening this Friday, July 8th from 6-9pm featuring the work of Madeline Von Foerster and B.A. [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday June 9th, 2011
    Derek Nobbs "Stumptown" watercolor, gouache, gold leaf on stained paperWe are pleased to give everyone a sneak peek at an artist we have just [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday June 4th, 2011
    Debbie Harry is a big fan of Chris Berens art and Chris was asked to do the cover for Blondie's new album cover "Panic of Girls". Congrats Chris!!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday June 4th, 2011
    Artist Jim Blanchard sent us a pic of his gal Diana Young-Blanchard rocking her Roq shirt during a set with her band the DT's!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday June 2nd, 2011
    We hope you will join us for the opening night party from 6-9pm! Also on view: work by Kris Kuksi and Derek Knobbs!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday May 17th, 2011
    Melissa Forman in the studioDon't miss our decadently gorgeous show of new painting by John Brophy and Melissa Forman. The show opens Friday [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday April 30th, 2011
    Good news for Kris Kuksi and Travis Louie fans- we will be extending the current show to run throughout the month of May, while we move the [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday March 31st, 2011
    We are getting super excited for our upcoming show with Kris Kuski and Travis Louie. Not only will Kris be exhibiting an array of his [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday March 29th, 2011
    Travis is getting ready for his upcoming exhibition at Roq La Rue opening April 8th alongside Kris Kuksi. Travis' new show, "The Creature Show" [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday March 16th, 2011
    John's painting "Mantra Waterfall" is on the cover of the new Churn magazine. This amazing painting be on display at his show this summer at [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday March 7th, 2011
    We are counting down the days until the Hi Fructose show opens. The gallery will be filled with stunning works, including a 8 foot wide "cake" [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday February 19th, 2011
    Congratulations to Martin Wittfooth, who just got the cover of New American Paintings magazine with his painting The Devil's Playground that [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday February 18th, 2011
    Kasuke Takamatsu "Prepare For The Unknown Future Enemy"We had to share this wonderful painting by Japanese artist Kazuke Takamatsu that we will [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday February 15th, 2011
    We are thrilled to have Australian artist Jeremy Geddes on the roster for out amazing upcoming Hi Fructose Group Show, and here's a look at his [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday February 5th, 2011
    We were first introduced to the work of Benjamin Vierling when we saw the gorgeous cover artwork for Joanna Newsom's "Ys" album. We are [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday January 31st, 2011
    Kris Kuksi's new art book is finally out and available. Kris will have a small show at Roq La Rue this April alongside Travis Louie, and will [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday January 31st, 2011
    The New Yorker has a great article about director Guillermo Del Toro, who also happens to be a collector of darker Pop Surrealist imagery. In [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday January 21st, 2011
    Brian Despain just emailed me with a big excuse as to why he couldn't finish a small painting he had decided to do last minute since he had a [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday January 19th, 2011
    Artist Mia Araujo (aka Mia) will be showing some new works at the gallery alongside Brian Despain this February- here is a detail shot from one [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday January 19th, 2011
    Here is a nice Q & A with John Brophy who'll be returning to the gallery this June!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday January 17th, 2011
    We are super excited to announce that for his February show "Tin Machines and Mercuric Dreams" Brian Despain, in addition to a fantastic new [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday January 4th, 2011
    We are very excited to be mixing things up at the gallery for our first show of 2011. We will be opening a new show with artist Mandy Greer, [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday December 17th, 2010
    Happy Holidays to you from Roq La Rue! We are staying open extra hours this holiday (normally we are closed Dec 24th- Jan 2nd) so you can come [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday November 17th, 2010
    Our next shows are Martin Wittfooth and Michael Brown, opening on Dec 10th 6-9pm. Contact us to get on a preview list. Stay tuned for more [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday November 5th, 2010
    Ryan Heshka's work desk!Opening on November 12th 6-9pm is Femke Hiemstra's new show, "Bone Shaped Bone" and Ryan Heshka's new show "Super [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday October 27th, 2010
    "Bouquet" by Michael BrownWe just got in some impressive images by Michael Brown, who will be showing this December alongside Martin Wittfooth [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday October 27th, 2010
    Previous Roq alum Charles Burns will be hanging out signing copies of his new book at the Fantagraphics shop in Georgetown this Saturday. A [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday October 12th, 2010
    Chris Berens"Kingdom of Heaven"48" x 97"Chris sent us some more images of his upcoming show, including two large scale, super dense pieces. We [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday October 7th, 2010
    Chris Berens"Leeuwenhart"We are getting very excited for Chris Berens second solo show at Roq La Rue opening in a few weeks. Entitled [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday October 7th, 2010
    We are extending the Edwin Ushiro/ Yoskay Yamamoto show to run through October 16th! If you haven't seen the show you should definitely swing by!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday October 7th, 2010
    Mark Ryden"Awakening the Moon"We thought you might enjoy seeing the brand new Mark Ryden painting being exhibited by Paul Kasmin Gallery for [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday September 21st, 2010
    Edwin just sent a little clip of footage he shot of the gallery when in Seattle for his show. See it virtually below!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday September 17th, 2010
    Martin Wittfooth just sent over this fantastic image of the large title painting from his upcoming December show at the Roq, "The Devil's Playground".
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday September 15th, 2010
    And here's a look at one in the works entitled "Wings of Glass" by Ryan Heshka, whose show "SuperThings" will be opening alongside Femke [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday September 15th, 2010
    Here is a sneak peek at a piece for Femke Hiemstra's upcoming Roq La Rue show, "Bone Shaped Bone". This piece is called "El Tigre".
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday September 9th, 2010
    The new show is shaping up beautifully- we hope if you are in the area you'll stop by! Edwin made some really cool little giveaways for people [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday August 25th, 2010
    Chris Berens is working on his new show for Roq la Rue, which is opening October 22nd. Here's just a quick look at one of his new works, more to come!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday August 10th, 2010
    Our pals at Arrested Motion just posted a teaser of a new piece Yoskay is working on for his Roq show next month! Check it out here.
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday August 3rd, 2010
    This September we will be hosting shows by Edwin Ushiro and Yoskay Yamamoto. Edwin just sent us this little teaser he recently shipped up for the show
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday August 3rd, 2010
    If you are in the area be sure you swing by the gallery to catch the last week of Glenn Barr's "epic" show of paintings! Last day of the show [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday August 3rd, 2010
    Femke Hiemstra has created a new website, you can see it here!Also- she just completed a new painting for the Blab! show coming up at Copro [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday July 28th, 2010
    We are getting very excited for our fantastic new show coming up on August 13th, featuring painter Edward Walton Wilcox. Above is a sneak peek [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday June 10th, 2010
    Hi Fructose Vol 2 will be out this fall! We'll have them for you at the gallery.The Hi-Fructose Collected 2 Hardcover Book A thick 300+ page [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday June 10th, 2010
    "Tiger Tiger Burning Bright" will be running through the end of June. Thanks to the generosity of Audrey Kawasaki and all the collectors who [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday May 29th, 2010
    We just saw this nice little article about the art of Chris Berens...captures the dream quality of Chris' work quite nicely!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday May 12th, 2010
    We are thrilled to announce our third Roq La Rue Artist Print to benefit wildlife conservation. We teamed up with Audrey Kawasaki who [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Sunday May 9th, 2010
    Femke Hiemstra is part of a wonderful group show (including gallery favorite Ryan Heshka!) in Hamburg, Germany entitled "Neo-Fabulists". Here [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday May 4th, 2010
    Glenn BarrThis June we are thrilled to be presenting two great shows, a solo exhibition of Glenn Barr's new work, and a mini show by rising [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday April 14th, 2010
    While the "Lush Life" show is running through the end of April, that doesn't mean we aren't having a party this month! This Saturday, April [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday April 12th, 2010
    Have a little peek for you of the new Blondie album cover, painted by Chris Berens!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday March 29th, 2010
    Our next show opens on May 14th and is a group show centered around the theme of tigers. We have a great roster of artists participating (seen [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday March 16th, 2010
    If you attended the "Lush Life 2" opening last week you saw Mandy Greer's amazing giant "chandeliers" made from fabric, glass, and beads. Mandy [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday March 9th, 2010
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday February 20th, 2010
    We finally got our new Femke Hiemstra designed T-shirts in, as modeled by gallery assistant Robert above. Let us know if you'd like one and [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday February 20th, 2010
    Madeline Von Foerster "Invasive Species" oil on panelWe are gearing up for our huge group show "Lush Life 2" opening Friday March 12th 6-9pm. [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday February 9th, 2010
    Sarah JoncasThis Friday Feb. 12th we open our first show in over two months and our first show for 2010, featuring Canadian painter Sarah [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday January 25th, 2010
    We will be hosting a book signing with Camille Rose Garcia for the hotly anticipated new edition of "Alice In Wonderland", featuring her [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday January 22nd, 2010
    On February 12th we will be kicking off our first show for 2010, featuring Canadian painter Sarah Joncas and French artist Ciou. We will be [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday December 31st, 2009
    Happy New Year! We are excited for 2010 and thought we'd share some of what we have coming up. We are taking a bit of a break in January to [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday December 19th, 2009
    The gallery will be closed December 24th through January 1st for the holidays. We will be open January 2nd. We will have very limited hours in [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday December 12th, 2009
    We had a great opening last night for Femke and Junko, with Femke's show selling out and all but one of Junko's painting sold as well. Here are [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Sunday December 6th, 2009
    We are getting ready for Femke Hiemstra and Junko Mizuno's shows opening this Friday. Here is another sneak peek at Femke's show...Femke [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Sunday December 6th, 2009
    Amsterdam based artist Chris Berens has his second US show after his hugely successful debut last year at the Roq, this time in New York at [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday November 24th, 2009
    We will be closed on Thursday Nov 26th for Thanksgiving Day. We will be open regular hours the 25th, 27th and 28th!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday November 23rd, 2009
    Our final show for 2009 brings our gal Femke Hiemstra back to the gallery with a whole new show of her richly magical, old world style, [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday November 5th, 2009
    We are gearing up for a new show opening next Friday featuring two solo shows, by Brian Despain "Requiarium", and John Brophy "Saints and [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday October 27th, 2009
    Femke Hiemstra will be opening her very anticipated new show at the gallery December 10th (she will be exhibiting alongside Junko Mizuno). [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday October 22nd, 2009
    Opening on November 13th, we will be hosting two solo exhibitions by Seattle based painters Brian Despain and John Brophy. We'll be posting [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday October 22nd, 2009
    If you find yourself in Amsterdam over Halloween you can stop by and see this cool window display of Femke's inspirations and get Femke's new [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday October 10th, 2009
    Last night's opening for Ana Bagayan, Ryan Heshka, and Tin went great, with a majority of work sold before doors opened and a lively flow of [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday October 7th, 2009
    We are getting ready for the big opening this Friday. Ana's work just arrived and it's very impressive! There will be five very large scale [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday October 5th, 2009
    The good folks at Pressure Printing, who create some of the most beautiful and quality laden prints on the market, are just releasing a new [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday September 19th, 2009
    Ryan is in his studio busily creating a fantastic show with some larger works featuring his trademark "Golden Age of Sci Fi" style and amazing [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday September 18th, 2009
    We will be closed on September 23rd and 24th. We will be open regular hours after that!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday September 18th, 2009
    We are gearing up for our next exhibition on October 9th with Ana Bagayan, Ryden Heshka, and Tin. We have a few sneak peeks of Ana's work for [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday September 11th, 2009
    We are just finishing up install on Jim Blanchard's great new show. Swing by and join us for tonight's Belltown Art Walk.
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday September 11th, 2009
    Painter Joe Sorren stopped by the gallery last week to check out the Travis Louie show
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday September 1st, 2009
    Jim working on Pam Grier.We will be opening a new show on September 11th by artist Jim Blanchard. Jim is probably one of artists we have shown [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday August 29th, 2009
    Femke Hiemstra's wonderful new book "Rock Candy", a survey of her art to date, has just been released. I will have a stack at the gallery next [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday August 29th, 2009
    Kozik gives big ups to Chris Crites' paintings.It's been an art star week here at the Roq with visits from Mark Ryden, Marion Peck, and today, [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday August 26th, 2009
    Here's a look at a the latest Travis Louie painting! Contact us if you are interested in this piece."Stan Struck By Lightning"graphite, acrylic [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday August 25th, 2009
    The Travis Louie opening/book signing was a great success, with the show selling wonderfully and the books selling out. We had a nice flow of [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday August 20th, 2009
    We are getting ready for Travis Louie's new show and book signing tomorrow night (Friday Aug 21st 6-9pm). You can also check out a profile on [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday August 3rd, 2009
    We are excited to host Travis Louie's next solo show at Roq la Rue, "Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Monster", which will open Friday August 21st!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday July 23rd, 2009
    Arrested Motion have posted up an interview with Eric Fortune on their blog...you can read it here.
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday July 21st, 2009
    We just got in a batch of prints and will be contacting everyone on the list who pre-ordered one. We still have some so hit us up and we'll [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday July 21st, 2009
    Oh boy- just in time for his new show at Roq la Rue (Opening Friday August 21st), Travis Louie's new book "Curiosities" is being released! I [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday July 21st, 2009
    From publisher and curator Mark Murphy's blog:"Visit Booth 4833 at this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego where original artwork by Jeff Soto and [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday July 3rd, 2009
    We will be closed July 3rd and 4th for the holiday weekend. Happy 4th of July!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday June 23rd, 2009
    Art book publisher and enthusiast Mark Murphy has just posted a little interview with Travis Lampe here!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday June 19th, 2009
    Please note- we've moved the opening night date for the Nicoletta Ceccoli and Eric Fortune shows to July 24th! Not the 17th. Please contact us [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday June 19th, 2009
    Chris Berens opens a stellar exhibit in his hometown of Amsterdam this week, at Jaski Gallery. Entitled " The White Ones", the majority of [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday June 19th, 2009
    A little late- but here are some pics of the festive opening we had last week. The gallery was packed all night with a flow of viewers taking [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday June 18th, 2009
    Our pals Beau and Rebecca from Halogen Gallery next door just got hitched! I snapped this picture when they popped into Roq La Rue for a [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday June 11th, 2009
    We are getting ready for the Chris Crites/Travis Lampe show that opens tomorrow. I snapped some fast install pics....You can see Travis' work [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday June 9th, 2009
    We are now officially announcing the release of a new print by Camille Rose Garcia, entitled 'Lil Elorphant". Published by Roq la Rue, the [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday May 9th, 2009
    Please note if you are heading to the gallery we will be open limited hours in May. We are closed Saturday May 16th for a private event, and [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday May 9th, 2009
    Last night we opened the wildly successful "Lush Life" show. A lively crowd filtered through the gallery on a warm summery feeling evening and [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday May 6th, 2009
    We are working overtime to get the "Lush Life" group show up and ready for Friday night. Hope you will join us- to see the whole scope of the [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday April 29th, 2009
    The gallery will be closed on Saturday May 2nd. Back to work as usual on the 6th, with our "Lush Life" show opening on the 8th!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Sunday April 26th, 2009
    Chris Berens will have two paintings available in the upcoming "Lush Life" show at the Roq...and he will be having a show this June at Jaski [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Sunday April 26th, 2009
    Roq La Rue is a supporter of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya. The Trust is an amazing organization that saves and fosters orphaned [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday April 25th, 2009
    Thanks to all who came out for Lisa Petrucci's booksigning!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday April 18th, 2009
    Join us on April 24th 6-8 pm for the release of Lisa Petrucci's brand new book! Lisa will be at the gallery signing copies and there's sure to [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday April 18th, 2009
    Last week we opened our April show featuring Nathan Ota and Anthony Pontius- here are just a few quick shots we took early in the [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday April 3rd, 2009
    Jane Kenyoer was our fabulous intern last summer, and she is also a painter. She has just made some beautiful pendants featuring on of her [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday March 31st, 2009
    The fine folks at Paper Tiger have released a gorgeous new print of Brian Despain's "The Exiles" (from his R la R show late last year). You can [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday March 31st, 2009
    Femke Hiemstra will be opening a new exhibition this weekend at Copro Gallery in LA. Featuring an array of brand spanking new paintings, it's a [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday March 23rd, 2009
    We are really excited for April's show coming up- featuring two incredible talents in two separate solo shows. Contact us to be on the preview [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday March 23rd, 2009
    Melissa Forman "Rabbit mask"We are starting to see glimpses of some of the work coming in for May's "Lush Life" group show, which will be our [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday March 20th, 2009
    OG Lowbrow artist Lisa Petrucci will be at the gallery signing copies of her new art book "Kickass Kuties" on April 24th 6-8pm! Come and meet [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday March 19th, 2009
    We got a sneak peek at Chris Berens new pieces for the Hi Fructose show in LA this April at Copro Nason. Incredible! Contact Copro Nason if [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday March 3rd, 2009
    Christian in his studioChristian van Minnen"Neo- Grotesque"Opening this Friday the Thirteenth!Roq La Rue is pleased to present a solo show by [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday February 18th, 2009
    We did a quick n' dirty interview with artist Brian Despain, who discusses the thoughts behind his 100 Robots series...enjoy!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday February 17th, 2009
    Andrew Hem and Stella HultbergWe had a great opening for the new Stella Hultberg/Andrew Hem exhibitions. You can see the full show here!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday February 17th, 2009
    We just returned from a quick trip to Tokyo to see Mark Ryden's "Snow Yak" show. While there we were joined by artist Chris Berens, his [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday February 17th, 2009
    While we are getting ready for the Christian van Minnen show, we thought we'd show you these sneak peeks up upcoming works from April's Nathan [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday February 10th, 2009
    In March we are opening a new show featuring the neo-grotesque work of painter Christian van Minnen. Like a strange cross between Giuseppe [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday February 2nd, 2009
    Amanda Erlandson (aka Commandax) just posted a great interview with Andrew Hem on her blog Erratic Phenomena. Read it here.
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday January 30th, 2009
    The gallery will be closed to the public while we are between exhibitions from Feb 4th- Feb 11th. We will be open on the 11th- however we will [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Saturday January 24th, 2009
    Stella's studioOur next show opens on February 13th after a short gallery break and features two solo shows by artists Andrew Hem (profiled in [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday January 14th, 2009
    Mark Ryden's long awaited Tree Show book is finally out and we will have some at the gallery. Stop by the gallery or email us to get one!"This [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday January 9th, 2009
    Our gal Femke just launched a gorgeous new website! Check it out here!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday December 26th, 2008
    Andrew Hem (along with Stella Hultberg) will be exhibiting in February. We got a sneak peek of the works and we're very excited for the show. [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday December 23rd, 2008
    The gallery will be closed from December 25th- January 2nd. If you missed seeing the Chris Berens exhibition because of the snow- the show is [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday December 18th, 2008
    The gallery is closed today (December 18th) as we are snowed in at home! Yikes! You can reach us by email if you need to contact us.
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday December 17th, 2008
    Our gal Jane just sent over a few snaps from the opening night of Chris Berens "Go West" exhibit...Chris spent most of the evening happily [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday December 15th, 2008
    An obvious fan of Brian Despain's artwork just sent Brian a few images of a huge tattoo he is working on, with images taken from Despain's [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday December 11th, 2008
    We are in overdrive getting ready for the Chris Berens opening Friday 12/12... Jane snapped a few shots of us finishing up the installation.
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Wednesday December 3rd, 2008
    Our artists Brian Despain and Femke Hiemstra are working on a few projects, Brian Despain will have a new painting in Mark Murphy's booth at [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Sunday November 30th, 2008
    Femke Hiemstra"Marie Antoinette"hand embellished giclee print(white gold leaf border)10" x 10"edition of 100signed and numbered$115. eachWe are [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Thursday November 27th, 2008
    Our next exhibition is a solo show by Amsterdam painter Chris Berens. Opening on Friday, December 12th- this show will feature over 30 [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday November 25th, 2008
    Arrested Motion Blog has a nice little interview with Travis Louie (he'll be showing with us in August 09) - check it out and see what's up [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Monday November 24th, 2008
    We will be closed November 26th and 27th and back to regular hours Friday the 28th and Saturday the 29th!
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday November 14th, 2008
    We just have a couple of these EXTREMELY limited, hand embellished silkscreens by Tessar Lo left. Email us to get one or find out more..." Fit [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday November 14th, 2008
    Artist Robert Burden sent over a time lapse video showing the creation of a giant painting of Voltron from the Transformers. Robert's large [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Tuesday November 11th, 2008
    We recently collaborated with artist Mark Ryden to do an amazing, under-the-radar print to raise money for The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Friday November 7th, 2008
    Tonight we are opening the new show for November featuring Tessar Lo, Moira Hahn and Bill Blair. Tessar came up a few days early to do an [...]
  • Published by Roq la Rue on Sunday October 19th, 2008
    When we were in Amsterdam we filmed a few little segments with Chris for Hi Fructose...here is the first segment.
Belltown
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  • Published by Vain on Thursday October 16th, 2014
    There’s some pretty witchy stuff happening right now at VAIN. Our stylists created these amazing things, we’re making a return appearance [...]
  • Published by Vain on Monday October 6th, 2014
    We here at the VAIN Beauty World are so excited to have psychedelic artist Tripper Dungan’s “Power to the Poodle” show featured at our [...]
  • Published by Vain on Friday October 3rd, 2014
    Greetings VAIN babes! Halloween is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited about fall weather, creepy fog, great costumes and [...]
  • Published by Vain on Wednesday September 24th, 2014
    Green and blue hues seem to be appearing on lovely locks everywhere this fall, especially on our stylists here at VAIN. These powerful and [...]
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  • Published by Vain on Thursday October 16th, 2014
    There’s some pretty witchy stuff happening right now at VAIN. Our stylists created these amazing things, we’re making a return appearance [...]
  • Published by The Stables on Sunday October 12th, 2014
      The colder weather has finaly rolled in to Seattle. The trees are begining to glow and rains have brought a chill to the air.  I pulled out [...]
  • Published by Vain on Monday October 6th, 2014
    We here at the VAIN Beauty World are so excited to have psychedelic artist Tripper Dungan’s “Power to the Poodle” show featured at our [...]
  • Published by Vain on Friday October 3rd, 2014
    Greetings VAIN babes! Halloween is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited about fall weather, creepy fog, great costumes and [...]
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  • Published by Seattle Arts and Culture on Monday October 20th, 2014
    Exchange Rates Conceived and produced by arts organizations helmed by artists and curators in Bushwick, Brooklyn and London, England, Exchange [...]
  • Published by Seattle Arts and Culture on Monday October 20th, 2014
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