Tuesday, March 31, 2009

First Thursday, April 2009

Jaq Chartier (images via www.platformgallery.com)
❮ Deep Raspberry, 2009  ❯ Small Test w/Kilz, 2009

It's always so nice when Jaq Chartier has a show in town.  I could stare at her stuff all day long.  Check her out starting this Thursday at Platform Gallery.

Her new show is called Downtime and references games: Connect Four, backgammon, mahjong, computer games and more.  In fact, when you visit the show, Jaq might even be there waiting to play some checkers with you!

Opening: 6-8pm

Victoria Haven, IF ALL IN ALL IS TRUE, 2009 
(image via www.gregkucera.com)

For her latest show, HIGHER...HIGHER, Victoria Haven is introducing photographs.  I've heard this series is amazing and some of her strongest work yet.  I can't wait to see them!  Sheesh, no wonder she won the Stranger Genius award (2004, visual art).  This is also her first solo show at her new gallery, Greg Kucera Gallery.  

Opening: 6-8pm
Artist talk on Saturday, April 4 at noon

(image via facebook.com)

I have a feeling that a LOT of folks will end up at Hedreen Gallery on Thursday.  Yoko Ott has done an amazing job of assuming curatorial duties (Carrie EA Scott was the previous curator).  She has taken the gallery space, re-thought its identity and created a trilogy of shows under the title of Void Blank Blank Void Sweated Blank. Wynne Greenwood's exhibit will serve as a backdrop for her show in mid-April at On the Boards.  The show opening on Thursday is described as a series of site-specific curtains and performance pieces.  I know that a lot of folks are really looking forward to seeing this!  Sheesh, no wonder Wynne won the Stranger Genius award (2008, visual art).

Reception: 5-8pm

(image via vital 5)

Technically, not First Thursday, Cell Everything happens on Friday.  It's a one night only event  at Vermillion.  Greg Lundgren has gathered over 50 stellar artists to create art -- none of which is visible.  Instead, viewers will be asked to call phone numbers to receive the art.  Sounds great and with the folks involved, it should be nothing short of a really cool event.  Sheesh, no wonder Greg Lundgren won the Stranger Genius award (2003, arts organization). 

Reception:  7-10pm

Monday, March 30, 2009

LOOK FORWARD / Traver Gallery

Richard Marquis, 2008 (image via Traver Gallery website)

Traver Gallery (Tacoma) is down to the final week of their amazing glass exhibit, LOOK FORWARD. Here's the list of artists:  

Sonja Blomdahl with Oliver Doriss & Eli Hansen, Dale Chihuly with James Mongrain, Einar & Jamex de la Torre wtih John Moran, Benjamin Edols & Kathy Elliott with Masahiro Asaka, Walter Lieberman with Alex Sitsser, Dante Marioni with Janusz Pozniak & Jodi Salemo, Paul Parioni with Chad Holliday, Richard Marquis with Blaise Campbell & Amy Rueffert, Tobias Mohl with Jeanette Iskandar, Benjamin Moore with Sam McMillen, Nick Mount with Brenden Scott French, Charlie Parriott with Benjamin Cobb & Martin Janecky, David Salvadore with Rick Eggert & Ethan Stern, Preston Singletary with Marcus Amerman, Therman Statom with Korbinian Stockle, Dick Weiss with Bridget Boss & Paul Cunningham, Hiroshi Yamano with Kentaro Senuma.

Preston Singletary, 2008 (image via Traver Gallery website)

Seventeen leaders in the glass movement are paired with twenty-two emerging artists of their choosing.  It reveals really interesting relationships between disparate folks like Sonja Blumdahl with Eli Hansen or Richard Marquis with Blaise Campbell.  It's quite an impressive list and a very thoughtful show. 

Eli Hansen and Joey Piecuch, 2009 (image via Traver Galley website)

Sarah Traver, director of the Tacoma gallery says, "The show was conceived as a response to questions about the future.  Where are we headed from here?  The world of art glass is full of young innovators whose work we attempt to recognize and represent early.  We found it fascinating to find out who the current masters think will be the next leaders in glass." (via)

Blaise Campbell, 2009 (image via Traver Gallery website)

The show ends this Sunday (April 5th) and it sounds amazing.  You can get more information here.

Charlie Parriott, 2009 (image via Traver Gallery website)

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Call and Response Opening Reception

Jeffry Mitchell saying hello HELLO

Last night, Crawl Space had the opening reception for their 3rd Annual Centennial Exhibition.  Jeffry Mitchell curated/juried the show plus created a brand new piece for it.   The winning piece in the show was "Moon/Color Spectrum" by Jack Ryan.

Joshua Lindenmayer giving Gretchen Bennett a tattoo.

I talked about the show a bit here and it certainly didn't disappoint.  The room was crowded with artists and art-lovers taking in the art about which Jeffry Mitchell said, "There's something about magic, Hippie magic, and the way the LOVE CHILDREN freed them selves...It's the story that I can't help but see and although I claim that each pair of works in the this show found each other on their own, the instant I see these works, I bring stories to each of them, helplessly, naturally."

Tattoos by Gretchen Bennett

One of the highlights of the opening were the tattoos by Joshua Lindenmayer and Gretchen Bennett.  They had several designs/colors you could choose from.  Or they'd just pick out one for you.  Folks were getting their whole arms covered.  Beautiful.

Arts advocate Bestey Brock, along with Jeffry Mitchell and Jack Ryan.

The beer was flowing, the food was delicious and people were having a great time.  At 7:30, Jeff gave a speech, thanking all the artists who submitted work.  He was reluctant to give a prize to just one person since there were so many great entries but Jack Ryan's piece was really good and influenced the tone of the show.  

Joey white-washing the fence.  

Here's me doing a performance piece that consisted of me whitewashing the fence (a la Tom Sawyer) as folks entered the gallery.

Check out more pics from the evening here.

Saturday, March 28, 2009


"But now I'm just going to break out my Easter bonnet and...nosh...on this little guy until the cows come home or I throw myself into a diabetic coma.  Uh, either way, I don't see a downside."

My friend Drew Zandonella-Stannard posted this funny video about her newfound FUNemployment.  Her dry delivery makes me keep re-watching it!  You can check out her other funny writing over here.  

Friday, March 27, 2009

Stability and Other Tenuous Positions

Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley are currently sequestered in Lawrimore Project for their latest collaborative exhibit, Stability and Other Tenuous Positions. The artists are wrapping up their one week exercise in "performance architecture" where they have been living 24 hours a day on a 5' x 25' structure (Stability) which hangs from the gallery's ceiling. Each movement Alex makes directly affects Ward and vice versa. I can't even begin to imagine how quickly that would drive me nuts. They, however, seem relatively unphased by it all and were nice enough to answer a few questions I sent over to them.

Stability, 2009 (image via Lawrimore Project)

Hi fellas. At 6pm today, you hit the 24 hour mark -- does it feel good to be winding things down?

AS: In certain ways it does, but the whole experience went really fast. I am looking forward to seeing other people the most, but we have actually found ways of making ourselves comfortable in here.

WS: To tell you the truth, it is going by too quickly. It took a while to get adjusted but now we're really getting to enjoy being up here. It's a vacation from all our normal responsibilities. Plus we have lots of friends dropping by.

Flatland (image via Alex Schweder)
How did your collaboration on Flatland lead you to Stability? How do you feel the two pieces relate to each other?

AS: Before we started Flatland, I expected that the building would change visually as a direct result of our occupation. The reality was that the space was too tight for us to even renovate it in order to make it more comfortable. After Flatland and we were evaluating the work, and wanted to make another project that would change visually through its occupation. Also in Flatland the relationships between us was a real important part of the piece that was not visible to our audience and we wanted to make that visible as well. With Stability we have been able to achieve both of these.

Both of these works are performances. The script of each is the same, live your life as normally as possible. Both works, by being architectural caricatures, also set up situations that will change the behavior of those who occupy them. The variables are the architectural space, the duration, and the number of people.

WS: Both pieces are special kinds of architecture in which the shape of the structure strongly effects the life and the behaviors going on inside. They are pretty radical in that way. Flatland had 6 people living inside it, so there was this social dimension to the piece. And it raised issues about the effects of sharing life within severe limitations. Stability addresses questions that came out of Flatland in a very schematic way. People can see the problems right away just by looking at the structure and the fact that it is two people makes it that much clearer.

(image via Lawrimore Project)

Once your architecture performance is completed, what happens to the piece Stability? Will it remain in the gallery? Do you have someone lined up for week two?

AS: The piece will remain in the gallery unoccupied as a kind of performance collateral. The work will take on a new dimension then. After we finished Flatland, the director Mary Ceruti, speculated that that is when Flatland would be the best viewing experience for visitors. There would be a greater ability for them to empathize and project themselves into the piece without the distraction of a live person. Visitors would need to fill in the occupation that is no longer present with what they imagine.

WS: Stability will remain in place in the gallery, along with most of our stuff, the stuff we used while living there. All that stuff will allow people to imagine what it is like to live up here; in fact, maybe it will be easier to imagine it, in a more thoughtful way, than when we are right here in your face, forcing you to be polite, not stare too much, and so forth. There is also some video documentation in the gallery showing us on the piece, as well as a number of other works, some of which are closely linked to Stability thematically.

Our Weight Around Us, 2009, by Alex Schweder (image via Lawrimore Project)

You are literally on display in a gallery. What's been the biggest surprise?

AS: There were not too many surprises about public occupation since we performed Flatland. The biggest surprise was last night when John Sutton and Ben Beres showed up in the middle of the night. Maybe they wanted to see if we were really staying in the structure or just saying we were. Anyway we were in here just doing our thing. [I can totally imagine SBC taking over Stability in some sort of Sealand fashion after your departure!]

WS: We are the first thing you see when you walk in the door. The front gallery is huge and the piece looks a lot more spectacular than I expected.

Finally the gallery cat has decided its okay to come up with us, and that has been an unexpected pleasure too.

Plumbing Us, 2008, by Alex Schweder (image via Lawrimore Project)

What was the first thing each of you missed? Sunlight? Privacy?

AS: A shower or bath.

WS: I think that both of us would agree that a hot shower is the first and most continually missed amenity. All the more because we had such a nice one in Flatland. Sunlight is not an issue though; I am right under a skylight.

Carolee Schneemann Chart ver. 2, 2006, by Ward Shelley
(image via Lawrimore Project)
There are still items left on your "Needs List" -- any last minute requests? Perhaps a kind soul could swing by with Hing Loon's Salt & Pepper Squid and a fine red?

AS: I love Salt and Pepper Squid.

WS: We have a fully stocked larder by now. People have been super generous - no Salt and Pepper Squid yet though. But that is probably the only thing no one brought. Come by for a glass of pinot if you are in the hood.

Installation view (image via Lawrimore Project)

For more information, swing by the gallery or listen to Jen Graves' podcast with Alex here.

Midday Veil / This Blinding Light

Portable Shrines presents...

After the Crawl Space show tomorrow night, head up to The Josephine to check out Midday Veil and This Blinding Light.  Show starts at 8pm. 

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Poppy happy hour

Happy Hour Thali and Dessert Thali at Poppy

If you get a chance, check out Poppy's happy hour.  My buddy Dave and I went last night.  I think he should start a happy hour blog.  I'd happily accompany him on his research trips. 

Poppy's happy hour has drink specials (they make a great whiskey sour) and a $5 thali.  It came with spiced crispies, a salt cod fritter, naan and a savory pastry.  It was all really fresh.  Then we split a dessert thali that was delicious. 

T-Th + Sun, 5-7pm and 9pm - close in the bar only. 

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Flavor of the month - Peanut Brittle

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Do you like honey? Do you like salted peanuts? Then you're going to love Cupcake Royale's April Flavor of the Month: Peanut Brittle!
If you fell in love with Irish Whiskey Maple, you better hurry and get your fill -- they're only around for a few more days.

Updated 3/27/2009:  Congrats to Cupcake Royale!  They just won Seattle Magazine's Reader's Choice Award for Best Cupcakes.  Stumptown also won for Best Indie Coffee Shop and Macrina won Best Bakery!

Monday, March 23, 2009

Two birds on a branch

2 birds on a branch (in blue), 2009, 4' x 3'
I don't know what it is, but there's something something very appealing about two birds on a branch. I think in my own paintings, they have come to symbolize love. The painting above is a commission I just delivered to my sweet friends, Beth & Jen. They're so dear to me and it's hung in the most prominent spot in their home, so we all wanted to make sure it was just right.

Here are the four different options we considered. The first image was lower left. Looking at it now, the birds seem kind of feisty. To counteract that, I came up with the image on the lower right. Super cute. Too cute, in fact. The upper left image was the next one and ended up being our favorite. Although Beth/Jen are so adorable that I kind of wanted them to go with the lower right.
This painting was inspired by a painting they liked that was commissioned by my friend John (for his wife). And that painting was based on another painting of a bird that my friend Jody bought (that's how we met) when I was first showing at Lark.

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Lawrimore Project + Ohge Ltd.

Ohge Ltd. celebrated its first opening last night with Nicholas Nyland's, "Nowhere, Nowhere, Nowhere." It's located in the same building as Lawrimore Project (Alex used to be LPs manager).

Up the blue, blue stairs and you'll find two tiny rooms. Last night, they were filled with people and Nicholas' amazing art. I love all the color. Paper-mâché, ceramic pieces and paintings crowd the room with energy.

You can read more about Ohge Ltd here and here.

Lawrimore Project also had an opening last night called Stability. In the show, Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley deal with themes of space, volume, and intimacy.
"The centerpiece of the exhibition is Stability., an architectural performance piece that will be occupied by the artists 24 hours a day for the first week of the show. In counterpoint to its name, Stability. is a piece in which balance is a matter of negotiation, and negotiation is the performance."

Alex talking to Marjorie and Larry.

"Like a see-saw, this 25 x 5 foot structure is a shared living space balanced on a central pivot with the two artists living at either end. When occupied the two bodies will need to move in the space in relation to one another to keep the structure straight. Visually separated by a kitchen and bathroom in the center, the occupying bodies will sense each other through displacement of weight. Activities will naturally change (willingly or not) as the house and behaviors shift." via

Jeffry Mitchell interacting with Our Weight Around Us, 2009

Friday, March 20, 2009

Jeffry Mitchell in NYT

Dirt on Delight exhibit (photo via ICA)
Congrats to Seattle art superstar, Jeffry Mitchell. He just got a shout-out in the New York Times for his most recent group show, "Dirt on Delight".

Thursday, March 19, 2009

KHV CD release party!

image via myspace

In addition to being a partial inspiration for the voice of Hannibal Lecter*, Katherine Hepburn's Voice is also the name of a great band based here in Seattle! Shannon Perry and D.W. Burnam (and most recently Eli Chuckovich) are releasing their 3rd cd tomorrow.

CD Release Party this Friday at the Sunset Tavern (with Partman Parthorse, The Geese, Mad Happy, Sam Rousso Soundsystem)

image via Daniel Carrillo

I'm partial to the infectuous Casio-inspired rhythms of Size Doesn't Matter and Space Needle. Damn, this will be one fun show -- check it out!

* KH and Anthony Hopkins made a movie together early in his career.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009


Jack Ryan, Moon Fixture, 2008 (image via Crawl Space)

Crawl Space presents its 3rd Annual Centennial Exhibition curated/juried by Jeffry Mitchell. The show includes art by twelve Northwest artists: Gretchen Bennett, James Braden, Matt Cox, Dorian Dyer, Sol Hashemi, Joshua Lindenmayer, Jeffry Mitchell, Jenevive Nykolak, Chauney Peck, Jack Ryan, Sonya Stockton and Brett Walker.

Jack Ryan, Moon/Color Spectrum, 2008 (image via Crawl Space)

Jeffry juried the show by creating pairings of art that resonated with each other. I think there are some really, really cool themes here! I can't wait for the opening. The show just has really great energy around it. I think Jeffry should have titled the show, "Wise OWL presents Spiritfeather, Part I". In fact, that might have even been suggested over beers.

Dorian Dyer, Joy Embraces, 1994-2006 (image via Crawl Space)

I asked Jeff what he thought curating the show would be like:

"I think every artist fantasizes curating a show. I dreamt that cool artist friends of mine would do all the work and I could just shop. As it turns out, curating this show was nothing like my fantasy, the reality was really challenging, daunting even but I loved the work of it. I had to look at the submissions many times. I included work I never thought i would , and let go of work I loved. This show also demanded that I write, something I avoid because I struggle with it so. It took me a long time to write the bits that I did, but I'm so pleased I made the effort.. The work I put into this show makes me love it. I'm very excited for Seattle to see it. Please come take a look!" Jeffry Mitchell

Jamey Braden, 2008
Horses are Birds if That is Going to Help You Out (Yes it Will)

Here are Jeffry's written thoughts for the show statement. They remind me of "The Man Who Fell in Love with the Moon " by Tom Spanbauer (another NW great!).

A feather, a skull, the moon and stars, a man (?) and half a lady, crystals and sequins and the grandchildren of Piero Manzoni and Allan Kaprow. There’s something about magic, Hippie magic, and the way the LOVE CHILDREN freed them selves from the cross and sought spiritual expression through ancient forms other than the Christian one that resonates through this show for me. It’s very much my story, and the story I look for. It’s the story that I can’t help but see and although I claim that each pair of works in this show found each other on their own, the instant I see these works I bring stories to each of them, helplessly, naturally.

Sol Hashemi, Twelve Ways to Stack Six Stools, (image via Crawl Space)

CALL AND RESPONSE opens Saturday, March 28 (thru April 26)
Reception 6-9 pm, 504 E. Denny Way #1 (behind a wooden fence)
Jeffry will give a talk at 7:30

Also, Shaun Kardinal did a great job on the new Crawl Space website!

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Poster of the Week

Troy Gua's Hybrids

I swung by the Stranger's "Poster of the Week" show at Vermillion. Troy Gua 's Hybrid series is the first thing you see when you walk in. He has a show here later this summer, which should also be great. Opposite of Troy is Cait Willis showing her Roller Derby paintings. Then, as you wind your way back to the bar, you see the 50 odd posters. It's really great to see them all together. It's funny how just removing them from your frame of reference (utility poles, windows, etc.), they look completely different. It's a really nice show, curated by the talented Aaron Huffman (Stranger Art Director, member of the severely underrated band Harvey Danger). It features standouts by Chris Rollins, Corianton Hale, Dan Paulus, Jeff Kleinsmith and more!
Cait Willis
Every once in a while, I still run into folks that didn't know there's a bar back there. Yes - a bar that serves beer/wine! And more importantly, delicious food - homecooked by Diana. Like beef stew for dinner tonight, cooked this afternoon. And tons of atmosphere. Please go if you still haven't been. I keep running into the most interesting people there!


Jess, Gia, Dave and I. Are we at Claimjumpers?!
I realized tonight that I have been going (coming?) to CCs for over 15 years! That's several years under half my life, but it's stil a damn long time. And tonight I realized that I really take this place for granted.
It's got the best drinks in town. And by best I mean strong. Like the alcohol pours, the food portions are like, 'Seriously?!' The picture above shows 2 half orders of nachos and a half-eaten quesadilla.
I'm not complaining, just the opposite. That's the whole point of this post, CCs -- I just wanted to tell ya I love you! In all your weird glory, you're the bar for me.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Carol Mallett Adelman / Kittredge Gallery

Tracy Lang (image via Kittredge Gallery)

Hi Carol:
Kittredge Gallery is both a source of contemporary art (showcasing both regional/national artists) and an educational resource for students at UPS. Would you talk about the mission and what your personal goals for the gallery are?
Sure, our service to the art department and the University community is to stimulate ideas and thinking in the students. I try to present compelling contemporary art in a wide variety of media that extends and complements classwork and try to provide an way for students to participate in the artists’ work. By recognizing and presenting contemporary art and giving the public access to the artists, we contribute to the dialogue of the region.

I want the gallery to be a place that is participatory and alive–to the students, to the faculty, to the artists, and to the greater community. We have workshops with the artists that give students an opportunity to participate in the production of work in the actual gallery space for the exhibitions. The intention of this is to make connections for students between the physical process of the studio, the legacy of other artists, and the presentation of “finished” work.

I often work with artists who have national and regional reputations as well as gallery representation­. Jeffry Mitchell and Mary Iverson are good examples, but I want students’ definition of “what is art” to extend outside what you can see on a trip to Pioneer Square. When I looked outside the gallery system I found the enormous relief prints of Tracy Lang and the tin assemblages of Bill Herbeholz that I presented in the fall semester. I bring artists from other parts of the country into the mix too, for variety and a context for what we produce in the Pacific Northwest.

Elise Richman (image via Kittredge Gallery)

How long have you been the Manager of the Kittredge Gallery? How did you become involved with it?

I became Kittredge Gallery Manager in October 2007–unusual timing to start at mid-semester. I had been teaching studio and some art history in Visiting teaching appointments around the country for about 7 years–much of it at schools like University of Puget Sound. When I returned to Seattle, I was delighted to find this job on craigslist– very refreshing to find it in such a populist context.

I recognized Kittredge as a known and respected venue for contemporary art in the Pacific Northwest and jumped at the chance to be a part of it. I am honored to be able to continue the legacy of Kittredge.

Professor Toshiharu (Kunpei) Kawachi (image via Kittredge Gallery)

It seems to attract extremely talented folks. Along with yourself, both Greg Bell and Esther Luttikhuizen of the former Esther Claypool Gallery have also managed Kittredge. What do you all have in common?

Thank you Joey. What we all have in common is that Greg, Esther and myself have all practiced as studio artists and approach the work with that understanding. I currently maintain an active studio practice as a painter. For me, composing a year of exhibitions or planning an install is a similar mental process to composing a painting.

That said, I personally do not consider the curatorial process to be a form of artistic self-expression. I have my own studio for that. It is very important to me that the shows be about the art itself and the needs of the campus community. While it is necessary to have a kind of vision to put together a schedule–a good curator has an “eye”– I believe that while the gallery is guided by a curator but should not be “about” that curator. It think some curators make the mistake of believing that the enterprise is about themselves.

John McCuistion (image via Kittredge Gallery)
You show a wide variety of types of art/artists, are there any threads that connect them?

Essentially I look for honest work that will speak to what is being done in the curriculum and will inspire students to see possibilities toward which the skills and ideas they are learning might go. I try to address all the disciplines in the course of a year’s schedule.

I ask myself a number of questions when selecting art. Is this artist engaged in an honest and rigorous search? Is there an intellectual basis for the work and the process? Does the work “know” itself? Does it provide stimulus for work that is being made on campus at the time of the show? Are interdisciplinary connections and themes being addressed that are pertinent to other departments on campus? Can this work be seen elsewhere in town? What message about art will students come away with?

Bill Herberholz (image via Kittredge Gallery)

Tacoma seems to have a really great arts community. Where does Kittredge Gallery fit in?

Tacoma is a very supportive and participatory community. I think it really is a place where making things is respected and there is a sense of a little breathing room. Our gem– the Tacoma Art Museum–is critical, but we also have Amy McBride and Naomi Strom-Avila doing a great job on the Tacoma Arts Commission. They produce programs that support and nurture artists and give them visibility such as “Art at Work” month every November. The Tacoma Weekly is a wonderful source of arts coverage. We also have our own City Arts, the Weekly Volcano, and–best of all–the News Tribune STILL has an art critic on staff–Rosemary Ponnekanti!

I think the beauty of Kittredge is that it is flexible in its function and is always evolving and providing fresh things. The Abby Hill exhibition was a chance to present a museum-like context for our special historic woman painter, while other shows have been more about inventing new work. The space is great and just a little bit on the rough side which lends itself to a bit of discovery. The one thing I can say we always do is reliably produce twelve shows a year that bring artists to Tacoma.

Mary Iverson (image via Kittredge Gallery)
Your current show is, "Some Things and Their Shadows" by Jeffry Mitchell. It's a very loose and unpolished show. Is it easy for you to take risks? It seems like Seattle could be more supportive of taking risks and being more experimental at times.

I would say that Kittredge sometimes becomes a kind of laboratory for the artist. Because we are not a commercial gallery and also do not have the layers of administration inherent in a museum structure, Kittredge has the agility to offer the artist a certain freedom. Mary Iverson had the opportunity to explore sculpture here and Jeffry Mitchell created an installation of almost entirely new work made right in the gallery. It is very important to recognize that the support of University of Puget Sound is critical to the relevance of the gallery and its contribution. We are fortunate that Puget Sound and the Art Department give the gallery the resources and independence to address issues of contemporary art in addition to presenting student and faculty work.

Jeffry Mitchell (image via artist)

Today, Michael Johnson, John McCuistion, Janet Marcavage, Elise Richman, Zaixin Hong. Krizta Kotsis and Linda Williams–in addition to Alyce DeMarais, our associate dean–make this possible because they care about the gallery and its potential to affect the lives of the students and the community. They are essential to this enterprise because they value, support and participate in the gallery as an integral part of the program. They see the relevance and importance of contemporary art to the student experience as well as its importance to artists and the public.
Thanks Carol!
Kittredge Gallery is located on the campus of UPS.
1500 N. Warner St., CMB 1072, Tacoma, WA 253.879.2806
M - F, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat, noon - 5 p.m.
**Please note that the gallery is closed March 14-22 for Spring Break.**

Self-Portrait with Dolls by Carol Mallett Adelman
In addition to curation, Carol also makes art. She is currently in a group show called, Feminist Art Exhibition, which addresses contemporary and unresolved feminist issues. It just opened at The Gallery - Tacoma Community College. (Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.)