Shontina Vernon

Shontina Vernon is a theatre artist/filmmaker/ musician/creative facilitator/ and educator. Her work champions the necessity of arts and culture to catalyze social change. As such, it has been recognized nationally and internationally for both its artistic merit and risk taking. Drawing from her belief that “If you can’t tell your own story honestly, then you […]

Shontina Vernon

Shontina Vernon is a theatre artist/filmmaker/ musician/creative facilitator/ and educator. Her work champions the necessity of arts and culture to catalyze social change. As such, it has been recognized nationally and internationally for both its artistic merit and risk taking. Drawing from her belief that “If you can’t tell your own story honestly, then you […]

Emily Gherard

Emily Gherard is a Seattle-based painter, draughtsman, and printmaker. She received her MFA from the University of Washington, and her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Gherard is best known for her powerfully physical paintings and works on paper, built from the accumulation and erosion of repetitive mark-making in charcoal, graphite, acrylic, and […]

Emily Gherard

Emily Gherard is a Seattle-based painter, draughtsman, and printmaker. She received her MFA from the University of Washington, and her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Gherard is best known for her powerfully physical paintings and works on paper, built from the accumulation and erosion of repetitive mark-making in charcoal, graphite, acrylic, and […]

Barbara Earl Thomas

Barbara Earl Thomas is a writer and visual artist. Drawing on her personal history between the American south and the Pacific Northwest, Thomas incorporates themes of people and their rituals with the land, foregrounding the a mythologized, metaphorical sense of place as operating between a geographical and spiritual location. Thomas’ builds tension filled narratives through abstracted […]

Barbara Earl Thomas

Barbara Earl Thomas is a writer and visual artist. Drawing on her personal history between the American south and the Pacific Northwest, Thomas incorporates themes of people and their rituals with the land, foregrounding the a mythologized, metaphorical sense of place as operating between a geographical and spiritual location. Thomas’ builds tension filled narratives through abstracted […]

Mare Blocker

Mare Blocker has been making limited edition and unique books since 1979 and established The MKimberly Press in 1984. She earned a BFA in Ceramic Sculpture at the University of Washington and an MFA at the University of Idaho. Her work can be found in over 85 public collections and museums including The Victoria and […]

Mare Blocker

Mare Blocker has been making limited edition and unique books since 1979 and established The MKimberly Press in 1984. She earned a BFA in Ceramic Sculpture at the University of Washington and an MFA at the University of Idaho. Her work can be found in over 85 public collections and museums including The Victoria and […]

Quenton Baker

Quenton Baker is a poet and educator from Seattle. His current focus is anti-blackness and the afterlife of slavery. His work has appeared in Jubilat, Vinyl, Apogee, Pinwheel, The James Franco Review, and Cura. He is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee and the recipient of the 2016 James W. Ray Venture Project award and the […]

Quenton Baker

Quenton Baker is a poet and educator from Seattle. His current focus is anti-blackness and the afterlife of slavery. His work has appeared in Jubilat, Vinyl, Apogee, Pinwheel, The James Franco Review, and Cura. He is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee and the recipient of the 2016 James W. Ray Venture Project award and the […]