Seattle native Mare Blocker has been making limited edition and unique books since 1979 and established the M Kimberly Press in 1984 when she bought her first Vandercook 219. Her work can be found in over 85 public collections and museums including the Museum of Women in the Arts.
Clarissa Sligh is an internationally acclaimed and highly awarded artist, writer, and educator. She is known for her compelling photo-text images, artists' books, and text-based installations exploring richly layered concepts such as identity, politics, social justice, memory, and history.
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Liberal and Phenomenal are two exhibits affiliated with the inaugural NW5 Painting Colloquium. Linda Besemer, the James Irvine Distinguished Professor of the Arts at Occidental College, will be the colloquium's keynote speaker.
Liberal features work by the five painting professors who teach at the NW5 colleges: Michael Knutson (Reed College), Richard Martinez (Whitman)…