Episode 71: Surviving and Thriving as an Artist in America, with Hugo Moro

Seattle-based Cuban-American studio artist Hugo Moro draws from his childhood experiences in Cuba, his artistic awakening in New York City, and his work as a professor, graphic designer, and art director in Miami, to create unique, eclectic installations, as well as gallery pieces. At Project-106 in Pioneer Square, Hugo currently uses a wide range of […]

Episode 60: Guns, Bells, and Remembering the Disappeared, with Artist Stephanie Mercedes

In response to the Pulse Night Club Mass Shooting in Orlando, Florida, Argentinian-American artist Stephanie Mercedes melted a Sig Sauer MCX rifle (the exact model used during the shooting) to cast 49 “liberty bells” for the 49 individuals who lost their lives. Mercedes went on to melt guns and bullet casings into other musical instruments […]

Episode 26: Talking with "Green-Eyed Poet" and Short Story Author, Tess Gallagher

Tess Gallagher is an American poet, essayist, and short story writer. Her many honors include a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts award, and Maxine Cushing Gray Foundation Award. In addition to authoring numerous collections of poems and short stories, and teaching writing at Syracuse University for 10 years, Tess consulted […]

Episode 20: Light, Space and Interactive Technologies with Dylan Neuwirth

                Dylan Neuwirth is a Seattle-based artist who works with light space and interactive technologies. His neon light installations and sculptures can currently be seen at the Bellevue Arts Museum. His installation “All My Friends” is a permanent feature outside the Museum of Museums on Capitol Hill. What […]

Episode 18: Reflections of Culture Through Glass, with Glass Blower Dan Friday

            Dan Friday is a world-class glass blower whose art is shown in galleries and museums throughout the United States. A member of the Lummi Tribe, Dan’s pieces, which include totems, ravens, bears, and owls, are a reflection of his tribal culture and his Pacific Northwest roots. What you will […]

Episode 12: Music Management and Fostering the Arts, with Ricardo Frazer

Ricardo Frazer emigrated from Costa Rica to New York as a child, but he has spent most of his career in the Pacific Northwest, where he has been a pioneer of the music and arts scene for decades. Ricardo is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Seattle Theater Group (STG), which operates […]