Curated by Britt Freda
March 6 - April 15, closed for spring recess March 11 - 19
Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion Thursday, March 23rd, 5-6:30 p.m.
Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion featuring local leaders, professors, and contributing artists from Honor: People & Salmon. This panel discussion is free and open to the public.
Panelists: Joseph Bogaard, Save Our wild Salmon Executive Director; Britt Freda, Honor: People and Salmon curator and artist; Paige Pettibon, visual artist; Peter Wimberger, Biology Professor and Slater Museum of Natural History Director; Archie Cantrell, Native American Education Liaison for the Puyallup School District; Elise Richman, Art Professor, University of Puget Sound and panel moderator
Closing Reception Saturday, April 15th, 5-7 p.m.
This reception will be attended by several artists and feature Washington State Poet Laureate Rena Priest who will recite poetry from her newly released anthology I Sing The Salmon Home: Poems from Washington State.
Honor: People & Salmon is an exhibit featuring thirty Northwest-based artists who have created artwork that evokes the magic and mystique of wild salmon, other fish and wildlife that depend upon them, and the many communities that honor and cherish this emblematic species. Salmon are intrinsic to the cultures and economies of many of the region’s Tribes and an essential food source for the critically endangered Southern Resident orcas.
Participating artists include Israel Shotridge, Josh Udesen, Rachel Teannalach, Amy Gulick, Karen Hackenberg, Jen McLuen, Sue Coccia, Melissa Cole, and Austin Picinich, among others. Visit the exhibition website: https://nwaae.org/happenings/honor-people-and-salmon for the full list of participating artists.