Blog Archives

Kel Dylla

Kel is the first executive director for Cornish+, formerly Cornish Extensions, which will build and grow Cornish’s adult, youth, teen, and community programs. From 2016-2020, Kel was the executive director of the Kirkland Arts Center, a community art school, public gallery, and steward of the historic Peter Kirk building. Prior to this role, she spent […]

Emily Grierson

My name is Emily Grierson, I am the Rentals Manager at Cornish College of the Arts. I am originally from Rochester, New York, and have transplanted here after getting my degree to live and work in the city. While managing rentals, I am also an active stage manager around Seattle and back in New York. […]

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 […]

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 an American composer of contemporary music. Working with Academy and Emmy award-winning storytellers, BC’s music is featured in the Smithsonian, PBS American Masters, NatGeo, as well as Netflix, Kanopy and Amazon. As an interdisciplinary composer, multi-instrumentalist, music producer and sound mixer, he works in film, theater, contemporary dance and performance as well […]

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 […]

Andrea Leksen

Type designer, graphic designer, and educator Andrea Leksen serves clients through her studio, Leksen Design. She invests in the world of typography through font releases, speaking engagements, and publications. Currently, she teaches design and typography at Western Washington University, and previously taught at Cornish College of the Arts and Seattle Pacific University. Ms. Leksen’s font […]