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Tonya Lockyer

Tonya Lockyer is an award-winning choreographer, writer, cultural producer, and performing artist working internationally. She was named “one of the key cultural change-makers in the Northwest” by The Seattle Times. Her work in performance has been seen at Lincoln Center; National Museum of Women in the Arts; New York’s Joyce Theater, Dixon Place, and New […]

Javier Gómez Alvarez-Tostado

Javier Gómez Alvarez-Tostado is a practicing architect with expertise in architectural design and historic preservation, which he teaches in the USA, Mexico, Spain, and England. He has taught at SCI-Arc, Architectural Association, Art Center, Tulane, University of Colorado, Louisiana State University, University of Arkansas, University of Salamanca, Anahuac, UNAM, Ibero-Americana, and Texas Tech University, where he […]

Kelly Ash

Kelly Ash is a vocalist, songwriter, pianist, and music educator based in Seattle. Ash is actively performing as a contemporary and pop vocalist and bandleader, and creating innovative curricula for young contemporary vocalists, pianists, and songwriters who want to blend genres and find their own voice. Ash performs in the Seattle area and the Pacific […]

Chuck Deardorf

Chuck Deardorf has been a member of the Northwest jazz scene for over four decades. An acoustic and electric bassist, Deardorf has recorded and toured with jazz greats including saxophonists Bud Shank and Don Lanphere; pianists George Cables, Bill Mays, and Kenny Barron; and guitarists Larry Coryell and Bruce Forman. As a first-call bassist in […]

Ilana Zweschi

Ilana Zweschi is a visual artist working in Seattle. She is currently represented by Linda Hodges Gallery in Seattle and is a member of the artist-run gallery SOIL. Her work has been featured in the No. 145 Pacific Coast Issue of New American Paintings, a Youngspace interview, and a 52 Critical Painters blog entry. Notable […]

Lauren Boilini

Lauren Boilini has served as an artist-in-residence at several institutions across the U.S. and in Italy, Ireland, and Spain. She has served as faculty at a number of schools in the Baltimore/DC area as well as Evergreen State College, Pacific Lutheran University, and Cornish. She has completed several public art projects along with many temporary […]

BC Campbell

BC Campbell is a composer, producer, sound artist, and multi-instrumentalist who works with artists from Atlantic, Barsuk, and Asthmatic Kitty Records. He scores award-winning films, most recently the feature My Country No More, which won “Best Feature” at the 2018 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival and will broadcast on PBS’s Independent Lens 2019 television season. […]

Ellen Forney

Ellen Forney is the author of the bestselling graphic memoir, Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, & Me, and its companion book, Rock Steady: Brilliant Advice From My Bipolar Life. Marbles has been translated into six foreign languages and was the selection for common book programs at the University of Washington Health Sciences schools and UC Davis. She curated an exhibition […]

Margaret Hotchkiss

Born in Bangkok, Thailand and adopted while a toddler, Margaret’s love of dance began in Bainbridge Island, WA when she was two years old. Now a Seattle-based performer and teaching artist, her work is informed by the eternal balance of joy and sorrow, and her discovery of identity as a transnational adoptee. She is grateful […]

Christina Kennedy

Christina Kennedy’s early training began in Maryland with Sally Tierney, studying the Cecchetti Method of Ballet. She received scholarships from the East Coast Cecchetti Committee and was named a Maryland Distinguished Scholar of the Arts.  In her teens she performed at the Kennedy Center with the Dance Institute of Washington, under the Artistic Director Fabian […]