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Emerging Artists’ Open Studio Tour is Nov. 7

Emerging Artists’ Open Studio Tour is Nov. 7

Centrum’s Emerging Artists Residency hosts an open studio tour from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 7, at Building 205 at Fort Worden State Park. The public is invited to meet the six resident artists and to view works in progress. This year’s cohort includes Alex Boeschenstein from Seattle, Wash.; Thomas Gamble, Katy Knowlton,


2015 Emerging Artist Residents Arrive at Centrum

Centrum is pleased to announce the selection of the 2015 cohort of Emerging Artist Residencies. The selected finalists are Alex Boeschenstein, Thomas Gamble, Patricia Vasquez Gomez, Katy Knowlton, Quinton Maldonado, and Rebecca Peel. Centrum is now in the second year of its initiative to support artists at the beginning of their career trajectory. The Emerging Artists


Ikwuemesi Exhibits at ICCD in Nigeria

May 7-27,2015 an exhibition of paintings and installation by former Centrum Resident Chuu Krydz Ikwuemesi is on display at the International Centre for Creative Development in Abuja, Nigeria. (pictured: “Through the Crumbling Wall”; acrylic on board. This work was created at Centrum during Krydz’ 2014 residency). Krydz was in residence at Centrum during April and May, 2014,


Emerging Artist Residency Jurors Announced

Centrum is pleased to announce that C. Davida Ingram, Scott Lawrimore, and Nina Bozicnik will serve as jurors for Centrum’s 2015 Emerging Artist Residency. C. Davida Ingram is currently Senior Coordinator at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center, Scott Lawrimore is Director of the Jacob Lawrence Gallery at the University of Washington, and Nina Bozicnik


Creative Residency Spotlight: Linda Kokanovich

Artists who spend time at Centrum are immersed in the historic setting of a former military base/turned state park and arts center. Situated amongst 440 acres, with trails through woods and along the sea shore, there are discoveries to be made each day. The walls of the Batteries at Fort Worden have been an inspiration