opens wednesday april 16!

we invite you to join us April 16 from 3 – 7 pm

we unveil a retrospective exhibit by the renowned public artist and large-scale sculptor, Robert Maki. this exhibit will run through may.

image of Robert Maki exhibit poster

Robert Maki considers himself an illusionist, creating visual ambiguity and rezoning the viewer’s space. His early constructions dealing with the ambiguity of line in space often paralleled floor and wall — utilizing a system of orthographic projection as implied continuation. He is well known for large scale works, including Westlake Star Axis/Seven Hills in Seattle’s Westlake Park, Central Plaza Sculpture at Sea-Tac, Tri-Met, at the Portland Transit Mall, and 18 sculptures throughout the Bellevue Botanical Gardens.

Maki has also been instrumental in the development of art programs such as the Percent for Art Program in Washington State.

Gallery Space events are free and open to the public. We are happy to accommodate special requests and class tours. Contact the Gallery Director at

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