William and Sarah Traver, the dynamic, Northwest trendsetting, father/daughter gallerists, closed their Tacoma gallery location June 1st, not quite making it to the 10 year mark. And although this is arguably a blow to the local art scene, I can’t decide how bad a blow it is.
Does losing this exhibition space impact Tacoma’s art scene? What about the collector scene? And what does it mean to Tacoma that we can’t keep a high-end gallery open? And do any of these “scenes” actually exist?Read article