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At Home with Art

November 28th, 2012 | by Kate Albert Ward

It's been two months since the Spaceworks Cakewalk. As a means of celebrating the close of a fabulous Art at Work month, join Kate Albert Ward in taking a peek at where some of the artworks won at the Cakewalk have ended up


Spaceworks Tacoma

September 4th, 2012 | by Kate Albert Ward

Over the past two years, the Spaceworks Tacoma program has helped many local artists and creative entrepreneurs find donated space to show their work and launch their creative endeavors. Spaceworks Tacoma supports both the arts and small businesses in Tacoma-- learn how you can support them too!


From Cult Tacoma: HIDE/SEEK at Tacoma Art Museum

May 9th, 2012 | by Sarah Berkley

Great art and cultural dialogue and emerging new identities bubble just below Tacoma's surface. Tucked away in plain sight. Enter the rich and revolutionary exhibition “HIDE/SEEK: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture” into the city’s artistic landscape. That’s right—you won’t find it occupying the revered sleekness of LACMA or SFMOMA. You’ll find it here at Tacoma Art Museum—at least until June


“Figure 10: Polystichum munitum” by Maria Jost

April 23rd, 2012 | by Katy Evans

Local artist and middle school science teacher, Maria Jost, has brought her ecologically tinged creative sensibilities to the streets since 2009. This month marks the debut of “Figure Ten: Polystichum munitum,” her tenth print in the Street Botany series. Says Maria: "The Street Botany prints stem from the world of ecology, but toy heavily with the boundaries of academic discipline. I am indeed a product of scientific training, and I hope my artwork speaks ecological truth. But frankly, I also think science (yes, all of it) would much benefit from more attention to style."


The 10th Northwest Biennial at Tacoma Art Museum

April 6th, 2012 | by Kate Albert Ward

The 10th Northwest Biennial, on view at the Tacoma Art Museum through May 20, 2012, brings together works of art executed in a variety of mediums that aim to articulate the essence of what it means to be a resident of the Pacific Northwest. The resulting exhibition proclaims new media and interdisciplinary as particularly important to Northwest art practice


Puppets + Prophylaxis

March 7th, 2012 | by Sarah Berkley

We never knew dental hygienics and cultural aesthetics paired so well together until we walked into the industrial swank of Brooks Dental Studio for “Tiny Circles”—Tacoma artist Jeremy Gregory’s debut of moldable, ragtag, and utterly charismatic puppets


"Dawn of 2012" Breaks at the Fulcrum Gallery

January 27th, 2012 | by Katy Evans

The six featured Tacoma artists -- Julian Peña, Kelsi Finney, Gabriel Brown, Kirsten Marie Pisto, Meghan Mitchell, and Branden Urban -- all work with vivid curiosity, fearlessness, and a commitment to both internal and external exploration. They create in order to uncover something more, something new, to challenge them


Glimmering Gone at the Museum of Glass

December 1st, 2011 | by Kate Albert Ward

"Glimmering Gone" features striking new sculptural works formed through collaboration between artists Beth Lipman and Ingalena Klenell. Two of the installations were produced in the Museum of Glass Hot Shop


Celebrating with the Tacoma Metal Arts Center

November 29th, 2011 | by Kate Albert Ward

Read about how Post Defiant Kate Albert Ward celebrated Art at Work: Tacoma Arts Month 2011 by taking a class at the Tacoma Metal Art Center. Her experience paves the way for an invite to TMAC's two-year Anniversary Party on Dec. 2nd!



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