Pat Chessell was born in Vancouver, British Columbia – not the first place that comes to mind when one thinks of Celtic folk musicians. His first public appearance was with his family friend, the late Danny Burns in Vancouver's now defunct Culpepper's Pub, a venue which became well known for hosting some of the best Celtic music in town.
Queer, Trans, Black, Filipino
Fernando Argosino, freelance illustrator going for the triple A: Amusement, Awareness, and Amazement with his art.
American, Queer, Multicultural
queer, mixed, 1st gen American filmmaker/artist/activist/writer/mama who believes in the power of story
Northwest Artist Lynn Armede DeBeal. Pastels, Sketches, Paintings and Digital Art of the beauty in and around my life.
Kalina Chung’s artwork is inspired by both her daily surroundings and gathered moments. Born and raised in Seattle as a woman of color, she is very conscious of inequity in society, as she strives to make art accessible for all; in matter and in audience
The Black Cat Orchestra was formed in Seattle in 1991. Our repertoire spans a wide range of styles, including music from Eastern Europe, Latin America and Asia as well as original songs. In addition to concerts, club dates and private parties, the Orchestra has performed original scores to several silent films.
Mixed media art that inspires mindfulness and self-care.
Susan M. Carr is a Seattle singer, actress, vocal teacher, and author.
Elnah Jordan Experience is a band based in Seattle, Washington.
Indigenous, Native American
Living in a traditional life, in a contemporary culture.
Cuban-born Juan Alonso-Rodríguez is a self-taught artist whose transition from music to visual arts coincided with his move to Seattle in 1982.
Juliana Kang Robinson is an interdisciplinary artist creating work that reflects on themes of territoriality, holism, unity and separation in the world.
Born in India, Greg has a deep respect for other cultures and uses photography as way to humanize and connect people. Having worked on behalf of indigents as a public defender for most of his life, he now uses photography to address issues of social justice and diversity.
Naomi Ishisaka is the Social Justice Columnist for The Seattle Times. She is a journalist and photographer who focuses on racial equity and social justice.
JW Harrington is a painter, social-science professor, and trained baritone, living, working and painting in Tacoma, Washington.
Tatiana Garmendia is an inter-disciplinary artist with a figurative twist. Her work synthesizes formal concerns and a humanist engagement with history and culture. “History is not a subject I just picked up from a dusty schoolbook, but things I’ve actually lived. I remember playing in abandoned missile trenches as a child,” says the artist, who was born in Cuba during the height of the Cold War. Repatriation from the Spanish government took the artist’s family first to Madrid, and later to the U.S.A.
Ryan Hoffman has been part of the Seattle music scene for over 25 years and has performed extensively throughout the Pacific Northwest.
12th and Pine is a project by Marshall Law Band that includes an album, a graphic novel and a documentary. Produced by Jack Endino, the album is a secular sermon that delivers a visceral punch. A product of this time in Seattle, Marshall Law Band's new project is the next step in the revolutionary ideal for human rights and social justice set forth by civil rights leaders including Dr. Samuel B. McKinney from Mount Zion Baptist Church who brought Dr Martin Luther King Jr to Seattle in 1961.
I’m a piper and bagpipe teacher. I love helping people discover their passion for the pipes and helping them reach their goals. I love finding ways to learn faster and more efficiently, especially by combining the latest tools and online resources with the best piping traditions.