political action

political action

A Call to Action

CREATING THE AUTOCRAT'S PLAYBOOK Following the Ribbons of Resistance, 100 Days/100 Postcards, and  I Resist/I Embrace projects, I felt compelled to continue my activism to reach out directly to leaders in politics, the judiciary, education, the media, religious leaders, environmentalists, the arts and entertainment, and civil society, to communicate my alarm at the growing authoritarianism that threatens [...]

2018-12-24T16:21:20+00:00

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 [...]

2018-12-19T16:38:55+00:00

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. [...]

2018-05-24T14:32:20+00:00

A Month in Rome.II

TEVERE RECLAIMED The Tevere (Tiber) River running through Rome has long been a neglected resource. The tall walls lining each side were originally built to protect the city from flooding. Unfortunately, the walkways along each bank became receptacles for litter and havens for undesirable activity–a no-man's-land. Recently, the city has begun to recognize it as an urban amenity [...]

2017-04-25T10:41:09+00:00

ARTRUMPS: Resistance and Action

I RESIST/ I EMBRACE I am bringing my Ribbons of Resistance project to Bonfire Gallery, Seattle, April 1-May 27, 2017. Ribbons of Resistance was created in response to the Presidential election. Over 1000 ribbons have been distributed free by mail, and by hand at the Women's Marches in D.C., Denver, and Seattle. It also [...]

2017-03-16T09:26:17+00:00