It was such an honor to work with these artists as the curator for this show and to invite you to see their compelling works. Stop by and check it out during open gallery hours and join us for the Artist Reception on September 20!
The Featured image is “Squaxin’s Salish Sun” by Joseph Seymour.
*Make sure to scroll to the bottom to see the Art in Action!
At the beginning of March, I kicked off the Less Waste, More Food Art in Action Project with 4 design workshops, involving 100 students, at Salish Middle School and North Thurston High School. In these workshops, I presented about the problems of wasting food. In the US we waste 40% of the food we grow! This wasted food has huge social and environmental impacts, including: Continue reading “Design Collaboration: Less Waste, More Food”
I recently updated my artist statement for a proposal and thought I would share!
My artworks explore the interface between participant, viewer, and subject, resulting in immersive works that compel change. They are process oriented, drawing from relevant environmental and social issues. The finished artworks themselves are multi-layered, pulling the viewer in. The underlying collaboration and community participation is Art in Action. Continue reading “Artist Statement”
It is exciting, and a little scary, to embark on this collaborative art-venture with the Thurston County Food Bank. There are so many unknowns.
I know that it will result in a permanent exterior art installation and involve over 1,000 people along the way.
I do not know what materials the art will be made of, what it will look like, or even whether it will be a mural or a sculpture! Continue reading “Welcome to the Unknown: Design Collaboration”
Announcement! Announcement! Announcement!