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Centrum 2022 Artist in Residence releases debut recording ‘For Someone’

Centrum 2022 Artist in Residence releases debut recording ‘For Someone’

Seattle poet and songwriter K. Van Petten released their debut cassette tape of hybrid music and poetry last week ‘For Someone’ via Hello America Stereo Cassette.  Van Petten created ‘For Someone’ in Port Townsend where they sampled sounds, wrote music, and recorded spoken poetry in residence with Centrum at Fort Worden. Since 1980, the Centrum

2022 Emerging Artists and Writers

Allie Hankins Congratulations to the ten selected artist and writers for the 2022 Emerging Artist and Writers Residency! This year marks the first Emerging Writers component to the annual Emerging Artist Residency, and all residents will receive a month of lodging and stipends in October 2022. We can’t wait to have them at Fort Worden

"Bio Box" installation image, a photo of an incubator with a robotic arm and background drawing of chalkboard paint on canvas.

Announcing the 2022 Artists-in-Residence

Image: Bio Box, 2021, by Aileen Bahmanipour Centrum is thrilled to announce the selection of over 70 artists and artist collaboratives who have been selected for a self-directed residency in 2022.* Ten of these residencies received full and partial scholarships. Residents reflect artists, writers, musicians, dancers, and multi-media creatives coming from across the United States

Video Still by Laura Medina

Announcing the 2021 Emerging Artist Residents

Image: Video still, Laura Medina Centrum is thrilled to announce the 2021 Emerging Artist Resident recipients: Mel Carter, Woodrow Hunt, Laura Medina, Ansar Muhammad, Hayla Ragland, and Angelic Goldsky. Jurors Chase Keetley, Jaleesa Johnston, and Thea Quiray Tagle  selected these six Northwest artists to spend a month at Centrum fostering practices and taking time to