Photos from 1120 Creative House Opening

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Last Thursday, almost 500 people came out to see the launching of the 1120 Creative House!

The event was grassroots, high- spirited, super-creative, professional, playful, unorthodox, and electric. With twelve new studios open, hundreds of artworks on display, a variety of musical performances, Barriga Llena taco truck on the Pacific side, and Mad Hat Tea on the Commerce side… there was something to see in every corner! Here are 27 images capturing some of the memorable moments of the evening:

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1120 Creative House GRAND OPENING

Originally posted on Spaceworks Tacoma:

Third Thursday
March 19, 2015, 5-9pm
1120 Pacific Ave. (2nd Floor)
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1120Spaceworks_72 The space is fully staged, and ready for art work to go up everywhere!

Buzz has steadily grown about the recent creative activity in the 1120 Pacific Avenue building. Artists, designers, and entrepreneurs have filled up 12 studios (listed below), activating the entire second floor. The open architecture of this 1970’s-modernist office space provides an unusually complimentary setting for the arts in downtown Tacoma. This grand opening is the first opportunity for the public to explore phase one of Spaceworks’ largest project to date.

Event will include:

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“Mythic Ephemera” an Installation by Erika Rier

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As part of the upcoming grand opening of the new 1120 Creative House, Spaceworks has commissioned Artist and illustrator Erika Rier to activate 50ft of window space overlooking Commerce Street. Her installation, Mythic Ephemera, consists of seven large, exquisitely detailed paper dolls, numerous floating illustrations, and hand painted designs directly on the glass. Erika has shown extensively throughout the Northwest and around the country, using both traditional and non-traditional methods. Spaceworks caught up with Erika mid-installation to talk about her project:

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