The Blue Octopus

Come to The Blue Octopus Art Gallery and Champagne Bar on Friday the 13th to the opening of my next show. Hope to see you there!

Pop-Up Community Art Show To Benefit The Homeless

I am participating in Unity at the Bemis art show in SODO will run during the Seattle Art Fair and support Facing Homelessness.
Fri Aug 4, noon–8 pm • Sat Aug 5, noon–8 pm • Sun Aug 6, noon–6 pm

United Creations, a Green Lake-area branding and digital marketing agency, is pleased to announce “Unity at the Bemis,” an art show at the Bemis Building, across from the Seattle Art Fair, to benefit people experiencing homelessness. More than 50 Pacific Northwest artists will be showing their work, and contributing 50% of their proceeds to Facing Homelessness, a local direct-action non-profit.

“We set out to create an art event as a culture-building project, something we’ve done for many years,” said Rich Lancaster, CEO of United Creations, the show’s producer. “But what has evolved is a kind of pop-up community of people and organizations that resonate deeply with this project, people who feel that homelessness can best be helped by direct community action, especially when supported by the arts.” 

Musicians from the Northwest Symphony Orchestra have volunteered to entertain at the event and will be playing at various times throughout the 3-day show. Running concurrently with the Seattle Art Fair, which will be just over a block away at CenturyLink Convention Center, Unity at the Bemis will focus on accessible art, with a broad range of work from local Northwest artists. The juried show is being curated by Diane Venti of Alki Arts, who has a long-standing commitment to Northwest art and artists. The Bemis Art Committee, made up of resident artists in the 150,000-square foot former bag manufacturing facility, have volunteered to provide logistical support for the duration of the event, opening their studios for various activities. The show’s sponsors include Art Wolfe, Tito’s Vodka, Coldwell Banker Bain’s Roger Morris, Project Bionic, and Letterpress Distilling. Sponsorship opportunities are still available, with all proceeds going directly to Facing Homelessness. The goal of the show is to raise $25,000 for the organizations projects, such as Just Say Hello and The Block Project.

About United Creations 

United Creations is an award-winning branding and marketing change agency that has been helping Northwest businesses and non-profits grow for two decades by developing hundreds of thoughtful, high impact brands, websites and campaigns. United Creations powers its strategic messaging, graphic design and digital solutions with a proprietary Brand Culture Compass methodology to enhance their clients’ brand and marketing performance. For more information, go to www.unitedcreations.com.

Mercer Estates Georgetown Tasting Room

Come see my art installed at the Mercer Estates Georgetown Tasting Room, enjoy some food, and meet some people.

DATE: Wednesday June 7, 2017
TIME: 11am-7pm
RSVP Here–helps with catering plans

LOCATION
6235 Airport Way S, Seattle WA 98108
Same building as Lowercase Brewing–different entrance, we’re in the back. Look for our awesome patio with the cool muraled container!

Save The Date! Thursday, April 20th 5-8 P.M.

Ledger Square Law invites you to meet its two new artists exhibiting their work in our firm starting April 11, 2017.

You can also meet the artists, Rick Duque and Genna Draper, at Ledger Square Law during Tacoma’s Art Walk on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 5pm – 8pm.

We are also excited to present our newest work space, “The Lair,” which will feature art from Debra Van Tuinen.

Please join us for drinks and appetizers and a fun opportunity to mix and mingle with local business owners, community leaders and artists.

Source: Ricardo Romero Cortez Duque

Source: Van Tuinen Art – Debra Van Tuinen

Source: Genna Draper

Sea

sea

Sea , 2016
Painting by Ricardo Romero Cortez Duque
$1,950

Acrylic and Resin painting, Canvas
One of a kind artwork
Size: 36 × 48 × 2 in (unframed)
This artwork is sold unframed
Signed on the front

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Capitol Hill Art Walk – Station 7

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I am the featured artist at Station 7 on the Capitol Hill Art Walk for the month of September! Come see me on 2nd Thursday!

September 8th 5pm to 8pm

Station 7
400 15th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112

 

Seas of Seattle

Seas of Seattle

Seas of Seattle, 2016
Acrylic painting by Ricardo Romero Cortez Duque
$2,100

Acrylic painting, Canvas
One of a kind artwork
Size: 36 × 72 × 2 in (unframed)
This artwork is sold unframed
Signed on the front

Longview

Longview


Longview
, 2015  **SOLD**

Acrylic painting by Ricardo Romero Cortez Duque
$1,500
  • Acrylic painting, Canvas
  • One of a kind artwork
  • Size: 36 × 48 × 2 in (unframed)
  • This artwork is sold unframed
  • Signed on the front
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Stuart Island **SOLD**

stuart island
Stuart Island, 2015
Acrylic painting by Ricardo Romero Cortez Duque
$1,500
  • Acrylic painting, Canvas
  • One of a kind artwork
  • Size: 36 × 48 × 2 in (unframed)
  • This artwork is sold unframed
  • Signed on the front

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Nantucket

image1Nantucket, 2015
Acrylic painting by Ricardo Romero Cortez Duque
$1,300
  • Acrylic painting, Canvas
  • One of a kind artwork
  • Size: 36 × 48 × 2 in (unframed)
  • This artwork is sold unframed
  • Signed on the front
Follow my blog at ricardoduque.com
I’m on Instagram atinstagram.com/rickduque
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