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LANDMARK: BLACK SUN SCULPTURE

ARTIST: Merike Mighell / Edmonds, WA 

MEDIUM: Photography 

Artist Comments: "I am a fan of Isamu Noguchi's work, but until this investigation knew little of his colorful life, and of his lifelong struggle with his cultural identity. A weekend after visiting the Black Sun, I was on the beach near my home in Edmonds, and similar to Richard Dreyfusss obsession with building mountain forms in the movie "Close Encounters of the Third Kind", I found myself obsessed and photographing round forms thinking of them as a window to something, or somewhere else."

 

LANDMARK: FREMONT TROLL

ARTIST: Whitney Valerio / Seattle, WA 

MEDIUM: Copper Wire, Wood Block  

Artist Comments: "I love the troll because he represents the grungy, original feel of Seattle. I was intrigued by his profile, since you often don't view him from the side. I thought 'if I could clean him up, what might he look like?'"

 
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LANDMARK: HAT 'N' BOOTS

Artist Comments: "When looking at the hat and boots, I can't help but imagine how vibrant the colors were when they were first revealed. I thought I might try to create a palette inspired by them, using various fabric textures."

ARTIST: Whitney Valerio / Seattle, WA 

MEDIUM: Photos, Photoshop 

 

LANDMARK: ELEPHANT CAR WASH

ARTIST: Merike Mighell / Edmonds, WA 

MEDIUM: Video, Performance with Light Sticks  

Artist Comments: "Bea was an innovator in her field at a time when women were not leaders in business. Bea's work, and mostly being cooped up in self isolation in Vancouver Canada, led me to order 50 glow stick necklaces, dress in black and lock myself in a dark walk-in closet with my iPhone and create this video"

 
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LANDMARK: OBEY FIRE SALE

ARTIST: Jessica Cody / Tacoma, WA 

MEDIUM: Monotype Print 

Artist Comments: "I was inspired by the individual's story of passion for environmental responsibility against all odds. I enjoy the mural's vivid colors and use of pattern."

 

LANDMARK: BLACK LIVES MATTER MURAL

ARTIST: Our Sponsor, OPEN SQUARE / STEELCASE

MEDIUM: Video

Artist Comments: "To me 'Black Lives Matter' represents a powerful movement towards our long-fought battle for the liberation of Black people here in America.  An organization that’s continuing the work of our ancestors serving and building Black communities, and remaining inclusive in their beliefs for All Black Lives.  BLM’s significant Global footprint is a testament to the work of this organization and it’s members.

 

When I see BLM murals painted on our city streets across the Globe, I see inspired people of all backgrounds leaning in, raising awareness and spreading an important message.  I also see the sad fact that this is still a debate here in America.  I’d be remise not to mention that I also see all the names that will never go forgotten that have fallen victim to police brutality.  We KNOW THEIR NAMES:  Mike Brown, Oscar Grant, Kalief Browder, Breonna Taylor, Philando Castile, Sandra Bland, Alton Sterling, Eric Garner, and George Floyd, to name a few.  Black Lives Matter every day. 

 

As a black man, Black Lives Matter is more than an organization; it’s a way of life.  I inspire by being the change I want to see.  

– Nyles Scott | Director, Workplace Consultants | OpenSquare  

(Video by Matt Thompson | A&D Manager | OpenSquare)

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LANDMARK: BLACK LIVES MATTER MURAL

ARTIST: Michelle Northfield / Seattle, WA 

MEDIUM: Watercolor 

Artist Comments: "This piece represents our country’s deep roots in slavery, our long overdue reckoning with racism, and the hope I have for the future of the Black Lives Matter movement."

 

LANDMARK: CHINATOWN GATE

ARTIST: Our Sponsor, MG2

MEDIUM: Photography, Digital compilation

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LANDMARK: THE EXCHANGE BUILDING

ARTIST: Yurig Brykaylo 

MEDIUM: Photography 

A comment from our sponsor, Stone Source:

 

"Even in in raw form, the Portero marble’s unique color and characteristics stand out."

-Erik Boyll, Stone Source 

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LANDMARK: HAT 'N' BOOTS

ARTIST: Madi Thomas / Seattle, WA 

MEDIUM: Watercolor 

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LANDMARK: BLM MURAL 

ARTIST: Whitney Valerio / Seattle, WA 

MEDIUM: Magazine clippings, glue stick

Artist Comments: "#BLM"

 

LANDMARK: CHANGING FORM SCULPTURE

ARTIST: Anna Spencer / Seattle, WA 

MEDIUM: Paper

Artist Comments: "Light is such a critical element of the Changing Form Sculpture. I love how drastic its shadows are, and how these shadows become a major part of the work itself. I wanted to recreate this effect on a smaller scale with a paper sculpture, and document all the interesting forms that result from just moving the light source. 

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