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August 2018

Arts and Innovation in Lyon, France

COMPARATIVE HISTORY OF IDEAS EARLY FALL SEMINAR 2018 Liz Brown and I are taking an interdisciplinary group of students from the University of Washington for an intensive seminar. Using Lyon as our laboratory, we will explore and experience this center for innovation since Roman times to today. Unlike in the U.S. where the arts are [...]

Raising Money for Immigrant Rights

"PIE AND PERSISTENCE" HOUSE CONCERT On August 5, we, along with our "2020 Resistance Group",  hosted a concert featuring singer/songwriter Sheryl Wiser. Inviting friends to share a beautiful sunny, Sunday afternoon with good food and good music, we collectively raised over $4000 for the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project. NWIRP provides legal service and advocacy for [...]

January 2018

The Resistance Continues

A POP-UP EXHIBITION AND ARTIST BOOK LAUNCH Ellen Sollod presents RESIST at BONFIRE Gallery in conjunction with the first anniversary of the Women's Marchfeaturing Sollod’s projects: Ribbons of Resistance, I Resist/I Embrace and 100 Days/100 Postcards. RESIST brings these projects together through photographs, prints and limited edition artist-books. Sollod will be giving away Ribbons of Resistance throughout the show. [...]

August 2017

Thinking Visually, Seeing Critically

UW EXPLORATION SEMINAR Art Historian/Curator Elizabeth Brown and I are leading a three-week seminar in Lyon, France, for the Comparative History of Ideas Program beginning August 30. Our course of study will use the city as laboratory, especially focusing on the Institute Lumiere as the birth place of cinema, the Rives de Saone project as [...]

June 2017

Collaborative Drawings

CO-DRAWING I've begun to participate in a collaborative drawing group. Quarterly, drawings are passed among a group of artists to share results, determine which are "finished," and to select a drawing to take back to the studio to add to. This drawing was begun by Gene McMahon to which I added the text (2nd state [...]