The Tacoma Art Museum has announced the inaugural winner of a grant for Black artists. Darrell McKinney, a sculpture artist and designer based in Tacoma, whose foundation is in architecture and fine art in concrete, was awarded $15,000 to use at his discretion.
Continue Reading Tacoma Art Museum awards inaugural The Current grant to artist Darrell McKinney
You Inherited A House Full Of Stuff. What’s Next? ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 38 – With Estate Services Owner Rich Old
Rich Old recording this episode of Traverse Talks on March 3rd, 2022. Grieving the loss of a loved one is already hard enough. To make matters worse, many people have… Continue Reading You Inherited A House Full Of Stuff. What’s Next? ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 38 – With Estate Services Owner Rich Old
Would You Sacrifice Humanity For A Chance At Divinity? ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 37 – With Author Zoe Hana Mikuta
Zoe Hana Mikuta recording Traverse Talks in the KTVI Tacoma studios on December 4, 2021. Zoe Hana Mikuta is the young author of the YA science-fiction novel, “Gearbreakers” and its… Continue Reading Would You Sacrifice Humanity For A Chance At Divinity? ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 37 – With Author Zoe Hana Mikuta
You’ll hear an interview of Dr. Jaqueline Wilson about her upcoming album featuring new music by Native American Composers, and how her high school band teacher guided her to her music goals. Continue Reading Meet Bassoonist Dr. Jacqueline Wilson (Yakama)
Along Pacific Avenue in downtown Tacoma, the city’s new Black Lives Matter mural unfolds across the 23,000 square-foot Tollefson Plaza in bright colors.
The mural cascades down the steps of the plaza and from different viewpoints, it reveals different faces, messages and meanings. The challenging space makes the viewer work to absorb the mural — something lead artist Dionne Bonner wanted.
Continue Reading Tacoma unveils Black Lives Matter mural
Four walls of Gallery 110 in Seattle have been transformed with dancing animals displayed within colorful, boxed scenes that jump to life against the otherwise white space.
They are sculptures of human dancers, costumed like animals, the ensemble of Dorothy Anderson Wasserman’s latest exhibit, The Carnival of the Animals. It’s a study of music, dance, theater and visual art combined. Continue Reading ‘The Carnival of the Animals’ comes to life this October in Gallery 110
Seeing People As They Are, Not How They Look ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 35 – With Inclusion & Disability Expert Sara Minkara
Photo of Sara Minkara. Sara Minkara lost her sight at the age of seven but gained a greater awareness of herself and the world around her. Because she can’t interact… Continue Reading Seeing People As They Are, Not How They Look ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 35 – With Inclusion & Disability Expert Sara Minkara
El poeta Ricardo Ruiz, la artista visual Christie Tirado y el artista conceptual Saúl Martínez. LEA Tres artistas del centro de Washington muestran la experiencia chicana y mexicanoamericana, aportando significado… Continue Reading Artistas chicanos y mexicoamericanos conectan su cultura y sus comunidades
Sarah Zabel is focused during the interview with Sueann Ramella. This interview of Traverse Talks was recorded on March 15, 2022 at the Spokane Public Radio station. Sarah Zabel is… Continue Reading Is Your Brain Like A Computer? ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 34 – With Retired Major General Sarah Zabel
Turning the Tide, a feature-length documentary that tells the story of the cleanup of the Thea Foss waterway in Tacoma, premieres in the city on September 22nd. Continue Reading Turning The Tide — A Story Of A Cleanup In The ‘90s For The Tacoma Of Today
In this episode of Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella, founder of a local newspaper, The Black Lens, in Spokane, Washington. Sandra Williams shares her life story growing up in the predominantly white Inland Northwest as a Black woman, her work ethic and what she is doing to insure future generations have a place that feels like community in Spokane. Continue Reading ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 19: Celebrating The Life And Legacy of Sandy Williams
Photo of author Sam Maggs. Book, comic book and video game author Sam Maggs is working to carve a path for minorities in industries traditionally populated by cisgender, heterosexual white… Continue Reading What’s It Like As A Woman In A Man’s World? ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 33 – With Author Sam Maggs