• Colors of Commerce press release

    Colors of Commerce press release

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    FICTILIS opens first-ever exhibit on shipping container colors of Seattle port

    Seattle, August 26, 2011 – FICTILIS, a new studio/gallery in Pioneer Square, is presenting  “Colors of Commerce”, an exhibition focused on the colors of shipping containers in Seattle and other port cities. The exhibit represents the most information about this niche subject that has ever been assembled in one public place. The exhibit will be open through …

  • Signmaker’s Board #17

    Signmaker’s Board #17

    From our Byproducts show, a one-of-a-kind painting/assemblage which represents years of work by a Seattle signmaker layered onto one board. See the rest here.

     

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  • Signmaker’s Board #16

    Signmaker’s Board #16

    From our Byproducts show, a one-of-a-kind painting/assemblage which represents years of work by a Seattle signmaker layered onto one board. See the rest here.

    Materials: metal board, paint, tape
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    Price: $350


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  • an online video-sharing competition
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    Tube Wars

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  • signmaker’s board #15

    signmaker’s board #15

    From our Byproducts show, a one-of-a-kind painting/assemblage which represents years of work by a Seattle signmaker layered onto one board. See the rest here.

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    Materials: board, paint, tape
    Dimensions: 30.5″x48″
    Price: $550

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  • signmaker’s board #14

    From our Byproducts show, a one-of-a-kind painting/assemblage which represents years of work by a Seattle signmaker layered onto one board. See the rest here.

    Materials: metal board, paint, tape
    Dimensions: 24″x48″
    Price: NFS…

  • signmaker’s board #13

    signmaker’s board #13

    From our Byproducts show, a one-of-a-kind painting/assemblage which represents years of work by a Seattle signmaker layered onto one board. See the rest here.

    Materials: metal board, paint, tape
    Dimensions: 42″x30″
    Price: $350

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  • signmaker’s board #12

    signmaker’s board #12

    From our Byproducts show, a one-of-a-kind painting/assemblage which represents years of work by a Seattle signmaker layered onto one board. See the rest here.

    Materials: metal board, paint, tape
    Dimensions: 48″x32″
    Price: $350

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  • signmaker’s board #11

    From our Byproducts show, a one-of-a-kind painting/assemblage which represents years of work by a Seattle signmaker layered onto one board. See the rest here.

     

    Materials: metal board, paint, tape
    Dimensions: 48″x32″
    Price: $450

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  • signmaker’s board #10

    signmaker’s board #10

    From our Byproducts show, a one-of-a-kind painting/assemblage which represents years of work by a Seattle signmaker layered onto one board. See the rest here.

    Materials: metal board, paint, tape
    Dimensions: 42″x35″
    Price: NFS…

  • signmaker’s board #9

    From our Byproducts show, a one-of-a-kind painting/assemblage which represents years of work by a Seattle signmaker layered onto one board. See the rest here.

    Materials: metal board, paint, tape
    Dimensions: 30″x42″
    Price: $550

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  • signmaker’s board #8

    From our Byproducts show, a one-of-a-kind painting/assemblage which represents years of work by a Seattle signmaker layered onto one board. See the rest here.

    Materials: metal board, paint, tape
    Dimensions: 32″x35.5″
    Price: 550

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  • signmaker’s board #7

    signmaker’s board #7

    From our Byproducts show, a one-of-a-kind painting/assemblage which represents years of work by a Seattle signmaker layered onto one board. See the rest here.

    Materials: metal board, paint, tape
    Dimensions: 25.5″x32″
    Price: 200

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  • signmaker’s board #6

    signmaker’s board #6

    From our Byproducts show, a one-of-a-kind painting/assemblage which represents years of work by a Seattle signmaker layered onto one board. See the rest here.

    Materials: metal board, paint, tape
    Dimensions: 12″x24″
    Price: 50

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  • signmaker’s board #5

    signmaker’s board #5

    From our Byproducts show, a one-of-a-kind painting/assemblage which represents years of work by a Seattle signmaker layered onto one board. See the rest here.

    Materials: metal board, paint, tape
    Dimensions: 30″x24″
    Price: 250

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  • signmaker’s board #4

    signmaker’s board #4

    From our Byproducts show, a one-of-a-kind painting/assemblage which represents years of work by a Seattle signmaker layered onto one board. See the rest here.

    Materials: metal board, paint, tape
    Dimensions: 32″x48″
    Price: 450

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  • signmaker’s board #3

    signmaker’s board #3

    From our Byproducts show, a one-of-a-kind painting/assemblage which represents years of work by a Seattle signmaker layered onto one board. See the rest here.

    Materials: metal board, paint, tape
    Dimensions: 30″x48″
    Price: 300

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  • signmaker’s board #2

    From our Byproducts show, a one-of-a-kind painting/assemblage which represents years of work by a Seattle signmaker layered onto one board. See the rest here.

     

     

    Materials: metal board, paint, tape
    Dimensions: 33″x48″
    Price: 750

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  • signmaker’s board #1

    From our Byproducts show, a one-of-a-kind painting/assemblage which represents years of work by a Seattle signmaker layered onto one board. See the rest here.

     

     

    Materials: metal board, paint, tape
    Dimensions: 30″x48″
    Price: 350

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  • Byproducts

    This exhibition (Seattle, 2011) featured a collection of salvaged backing boards that had been used by one local signmaker over the course of several years. The large boards acquired layers of vividly colored paint and masking which peeled off to reveal earlier paint layers, bold colors swathes interrupted by ghostly outlines of letters, suggestions of shapes, and nebulous dustings of overspray. Some artists work hard to contrive the kind of chance operations that these pieces authentically embody. The exhibit represented …