The CultureShock Collective presents the dark, whimsical works of Seattle-based artist Laura Castellanos. A colorful, primal cast of characters from her Tender Buttons and Cake + Ashes series will be on display at the corner of 9th and Commerce.
Fearless/Fear Us is an unapologetic, all-female art exhibition exploring female sexuality and sensuality. This space aims to re-contextualize sex for the female gaze.
Featuring works by Molica Chau (@chauxm_), Liz Weickum (@lizweickumart), Laila Tova (@laila.tova.writes), Lena Whittle (@lenawarriorprincess/@outsideistheworld), Ashley Laufer (@misslaufer) and Art by Yasmin (@yasmincreative).
1 : adjective, to feel angry, frustrated; phrased rooted in Filipino slang
2 : noun, stress
3 : noun, a group exhibition featuring artists of color whose works address and explore issues that give them high blood in the context of their own lived experiences - race, gender, sexuality, and politics, but taking that frustration and manifesting it into works that will create understanding and solace.
Featuring works by Anida Yoeu Ali, Monica Mendoza-Castrejon, Raychelle Duazo, Julz Palad Soriano Ignacio, Lauren Iida, Lourdes Jackson, Satpreet Kahlon, Yoona Lee, Nahaan, Cathy Nguyen, Viviann (V.) Le Nguyen, Saiyare Refaei, Alex Schelhammer, Kenji Stoll, Masahiro Sugano, Asia Tail, Tara Tamaribuchi, and Dion Thomas.
Tacoma’s Office of Arts & Cultural Vitality is hosting a workshop to build capacity among emerging artists, and to increase access to arts projects and funding. Learn about upcoming opportunities in Tacoma and Seattle from local arts organizations. Hear from established artists on how they built their careers, and ask questions during an open panel discussion. Network with participants, and make connections with presenters. This free workshop is open to everyone, artists working in all media are welcome, and people of color are especially encouraged to attend.
Artist Trust – Katy Hannigan
Centro Latino - Suzanne Marten
City of Tacoma Office of Arts & Cultural Vitality – Amy McBride
The CultureShock Collective – Clarissa Gines and Rose Mathison
The Greater Tacoma Foundation - Holy Chea
Spaceworks Tacoma – Gabriel Brown
Utilizing the dimensions of a postcard (4 x 6 inches), Sense of Place explores personal and cultural histories within the context of individual lived experiences of living in the Pacific Northwest. By creating tangible and familiar objects that spark nostalgic feelings of home, these works act as a unifying catalyst that bridges our diverse, personal experiences together. Featuring works by Thomas Brown, Raychelle Duazo, Eileen Eddleman, Sven Haakanson, Haley Haines, Lee Heath, Krista Johnson, Cam Kristenson, A. Kay Lindsay, Erika Ray and Amanda Small.