Art Opening at Aljoya Thornton Place Northgate: “Art Wolfe’s Travels to the Edge”

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“Art Wolfe’s Travels to the Edge” exhibition showcases some of the worlds most intriguing and stunning places.

Art Wolfe, “Geyser Basin, Bolivia”, Photographic Print, Courtesy of the Artist & Art Wolfe Gallery

“Art Wolfe’s Travels to the Edge” opens February 24, 2011 and runs through April 10, 2011 at Aljoya (Thornton Place - Northgate) in Seattle.

“Art Wolfe’s Travels to the Edge” exhibition showcases some of the worlds most intriguing and stunning places. Artworks in this exhibition are also showcased in Art’s 2007 public television debut series, “Art Wolfe’s Travels to the Edge,” an intimate and upbeat series that offers unique insights on nature, culture, and the new realm of digital photography.

The thirteen-episode first season garnered American Public Television’s 2007 Programming Excellence Award -- unprecedented for a first season show. The thirteen-episode second season garnered five Silver Telly Awards, their highest honor, for outstanding achievement. It has been broadcast more than 180,000 times in the United States alone and is seen in Asia, Europe, South America, and the Middle East.

Over the course of his 30-year career, photographer Art Wolfe has worked on every continent and in hundreds of locations. His stunning images interpret and record the world's fast- disappearing wildlife, landscapes and native cultures, and are a lasting inspiration to those who seek to preserve them all. Wolfe’s photographs are recognized throughout the world for their mastery of color, composition and perspective.

Wolfe's photographic mission is multi-faceted. His vision and passionate wildlife advocacy affirm his dedication to his work. By employing artistic and journalistic styles, he documents his subjects and educates the viewer.

The public is invited to view daily from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Opening Reception: Thursday, February 24, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

The exhibit will be on display through April 10, 2011.

About Aljoya (Thornton Place - Northgate):

Aljoya (Thornton Place - Northgate) is the eighth community for Era Living. Aljoya has 143 residences, ranging from 537 to 1,433 square feet. Each residence offers upscale features including granite countertops, tile floors and designer finishes. Residents of Aljoya enjoy a maintenance-free lifestyle, including a full service restaurant with chef-prepared selections, weekly housekeeping, scheduled transportation and professionally maintained common areas. Aljoya is also pleased to offer a wealth-preservation benefit - a benefit made possible by the 100-percent-refundable Entrance Fee. As for the location, Thornton Place is a perfect blend of village charm and urban lifestyle.

450 NE 100th Street, Seattle, WA 98125.

Aljoya Thornton Place is part of Era Living, a private, Seattle-based company founded in 1987 by Eli and Rebecca Almo. Each Era Living community is dedicated to providing innovative housing, programs and service choices for those who have reached the age of 62. Era Living provides residents with premier healthcare services through a partnership with the University of Washington, School of Nursing. This collaboration with the nation’s top-rated nursing school highlights Era Living’s commitment to wellness and healthy aging. In addition to quality healthcare, Era Living’s approach fosters an encouraging community that promotes life-long learning and creativity, providing a stimulating environment for residents. For more information, please call (206) 470-8000 or visit

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