ACES
Artists of Color Expo & Symposium

Seattle Center
Armory Lofts

Nov 17th & 18th

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4Culture

Chat with 4Culture reps to learn about their work in the community, and to receive tailored advice on specific art project grants and fellowships that best match your interests.

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Amplifier

Amplifier is offering portfolio, website, and social media account reviews for those geared towards art and community engagement.

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Artist Trust

Discuss grant opportunities for artists through Artists Trusts and learn how to put together an effective grant application.

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Arts Corps

This nationally recognized youth arts education organization will offer teaching artist resume feedback, artist statement feedback, and information on Arts Corps programming.

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Arts WA

ArtsWA’s Art in Public Places program is holding a Q&A session about their triennial open call for the Roster, where accepted visual artists create artwork for educational institutions and state agencies throughout Washington. Learn more about the application process or public art in general.

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Kickstarter

Meet with a Kickstarter rep for advice and strategy on how to crowdfund your project. Come with developing ideas and leave with next steps for a campaign.

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Langston Hughes

The Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute is offering a facilities grant to artists who wish to celebrate African American and Diaspora arts and cultural legacies. Discuss how your program fits with the grant or apply directly.

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Powerful Voices

Powerful Voices is looking for teaching artists of color to share their experiences with young girls of color, through their social-justice based programs.

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Seattle Office of Arts and Culture

Chat with the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture to learn about the resources they provide: arts funding, opportunities for artists, arts convenings, workshops, and cultural space availabilities.

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Shunpike

We offer back-end fundraising services like tax deductibility for donors, grant eligibility, and city and state compliance to allow arts groups to focus on their programs and projects.

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Sound Transit

Reviewing portfolios and discussing successful applications for Sound Transit Call to Artists.

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Theatre Puget Sound

Meet with a Theatre Puget Sound member to discuss affordable rental spaces for artists of any discipline, as well as membership opportunities and professional development experiences.

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Tint Dance Festival

Tint Dance Festival is an annual dance festival focused on providing dancers of color opportunity to perform and to build a supportive dancers of color community. Learn more about the 1st Annual Tint Dance Festival scheduled for February 9 – 10, 2018 at the Erickson Theater.

Programming

Keynote Speakers

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Nikkita Oliver

Nikkita Oliver is a Seattle-based creative, teaching artist, attorney, and organizer. Her writing has appeared in the South Seattle Emerald, Crosscut, and the Stranger. Oliver holds a J.D. and Masters of Education from the University of Washington.

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Paul Rucker

Paul Rucker is a visual artist, composer, and musician who often combines media, integrating live performance, sound, original compositions, and visual art. His work is the product of a rich interactive process, through which he investigates community impacts, human rights issues, historical research, and basic human emotions surrounding particular subject matter. Much of his current work focuses on the Prison Industrial Complex and the many issues accompanying incarceration in its relationship to slavery.

Talking Sessions

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Aramis Hamer

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Arlene Martin

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Shin Yu Pai

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Delbert Richardson

Milvia Berenice Pacheco Salvatierra_150

Milvia Berenice Pacheco Salvatierra

Listening Sessions

Marcia Tate Arunga 150

Marcia Tate Arunga

Imana Gunawan 150

Imana Gunawan

Darnita L Howard 150

Darnita L Howard

Angel Alviar-Langley 150

Angel Alviar-Langley

Andrea Laroc 150

Andrea Laroc

Eve Sanford 150

Eve Sanford

Kameko Thomas 150

Kameko Thomas

Ray Yang 150

Ray Yang

Tana Yasu 150

Tana Yasu

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ACED: Artist Coalition For Equitable Development

Workshops

Jordan Alam 150

Jordan Alam

Moni Tep 150

Moni Tep

Kristin Alana 150

Kristin Alana

Minh Carrico 150

Minh Carrico

Kadazia Allen-Perry 150

Kadazia Allen-Perry

Sharon H Chang 150

Sharon H. Chang

Angie Hinojos Yusuf 150

Angie Hinojos Yusuf

Champ Ensminger 150

Champ Ensminger

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Logic Amen

Imani Sims 150

Imani Sims

Melany Bell 150

Melany Bell

Genevieve Hicks 150

Genevieve Hicks

Justice Cãlo Reign 150

Justice Cãlo Reign

Kimisha Turner 150

Kimisha Turner

Kibibi Monie' 150

Kibibi Monie'

Damiano Austin

Exhibit

Neve Mazique-Bianco

Exhibit

Remelisa Cullitan

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Lynn Armede DeBeal

Exhibit

Kiana Harris

Exhibit

Murray A Jacobs Jr

Exhibit

Barry Johnson

Exhibit

Rohena Alam Khan

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Joann Lee Kim

Exhibit

May Lin Kytonen

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Sonia Lei

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Amirra Malak

Exhibit

Infinite Milam

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Bert Monterona

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Naoko Morisawa

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Kay Moynihan

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Maurice Noisette

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Perri Rhoden

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Blanca T Santander

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Bryon Ellory Stewart

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Koloud 'Kay' Tarapolsi

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Jay Taylor

Exhibit

Owuor Arunga

Showcase

Nicholas J Bernard

Showcase

Danny Denial

Showcase

Charles Greene

Showcase

Sarah Rae Hogland

Showcase

Jennifer Moore

Showcase

Troy Osaki

Showcase

Brandon Xavier Roache

Showcase

Yirim Seck

Showcase

Bryce Villatoro-Thomas

Showcase

Brenda Xu

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