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“Anywhere but Here” – photography by Jimmy Fontaine

Art at VAIN- August 2 – September 15 2007

“Anywhere but Here” – photography by Jimmy Fontaine

First Thursday opening reception Thursday, August 2nd, 6 to 10pm

VAIN | 2018 1st Ave, Seattle | 206.441.3441 |


About the Artist and Show

This August, NYC-based photographer Jimmy Fontaine brings his urban portraits to VAIN for Anywhere but Here, his first solo photography show. Fontaine’s work has been published in Nylon, Mass Appeal, Vice, Focus, and Carbon magazines, among other publications, and has appeared in several west coast group shows, including 2006’s ‘Clash of the Titans’ exhibit at Olivodoce Art Space in Seattle and exhibits at Sugar Gallery and LIT in Portland. With a background in snowboarding, Fontaine’s photography has also been featured in Transworld Snowboarding, Burton Snowboards, and Snowboard Magazine online.

For his Anywhere but Here exhibit at VAIN, Fontaine photographed people and street scenes in different cities, with a focus on musicians. Featured bands and artists include:

• Keith Murray
• Raekwon the chef (WU TANG CLAN)
• Tokyo Police Club
• The locust
• The Colour
• Gogol Bordello
• C Murder
• Crosstide
• The Prayers
• The Plot to Blow up the Eiffel Tower
• The Blood Brothers

In addition to his work as a freelance photographer, Fontaine also co-founded The Area Collective, a network of artists across the US who collaborate on visual art projects and exhibits. He is currently sponsored by Friends United Network and is a regular contributor to “Sticky Click” photo blog.

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2018 1st Ave @ Virginia, Seattle
206.441.3441 |