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!Read article
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
Some people only think about vandalism and gangs when they think about graffiti, but Tacoma’s legal Graffiti Garages are helping to shape a new identity for the art style.Read article
Today, the Woolworth Building’s broad storefront windows provide a unique, open-air exhibition space for art, and no longer advertise the inexpensive household goods that attracted window shoppers from 1950 on.Read article
Artist Amy Bay installed “Bramble” in the Woolworth Window but the finished work fails to communicate her vision as she explores nature and civilization.Read article
In June, urban planner Todd Bressi and the design team of Lucy Begg and Robert Gay (Thoughtbarn) held a lively series of speaking engagements in Tacoma on the public art plan for the much-vaunted Prairie Line Trail.Read article