Seattle Weekly comic collaboration with Sam Smith

(This image depicts two panels from a comic about how to ride public buses. Panel one shows a person in a wheelchair at eye level with crotches on a public bus and the second panel shows a rider wearing cologne causing other passengers to become ill.)
My comic collaboration with Seattle bus driver Sam Smith, “Tips From A Metro Driver On How to Ride the Bus”, was published in the June 29, 2016 issue of Seattle Weekly.

 

Seattle Art Museum “My favorite things tour” Of Graphic Masters June 24, 2016

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(This image depicts a poster for the Graphic Masters exhibit. A line drawing by Picasso of two people seated facing a bust on a pedestal. The words “Seattle Art Museum” and “Graphic Masters” are printed in dark pink.)
On June 24, 2016 at 12 noon I will be giving a 20 minute tour of the new exhibit: Graphic Masters: Dürer, Rembrandt, Hogarth, Goya, Picasso, R. Crumb, which features illustrations by classic painters alongside the comics of well-known cartoonist R.Crumb. Seattle Art Museum’s My Favorite Things Tours bring some of the most opinionated, brilliant, and fascinating artists, cultural producers and community figures into the galleries to discuss their favorite works of art.

Brown Bag Discussion on CASTING SHADOWS June 3, 2016, University of Washington 

Peta (pull up chair 1) WIP *.jpgCASTING SHADOWS is a multi-sensory, audio-video installation piece of comics that explore disability culture and the human experience. CASTING SHADOWS offers storytelling on multiple sensory levels (audio, visual and spatial), making this piece accessible to a wide variety of audiences. This talk will explore the process of making this project, Continue reading

Seattle Weekly comic with DJ #LuluNation and Dr. Micha Cárdenas about Unstoppable

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Inset of “Unstoppable” by E.T. Russian and DJ Lulu Nation aka Luzviminda Uzuri Carpenter. This image depicts a comic in black and grey tones, of DJ Lulu Nation interviewing Dr. Micha Cárdenas about her design process creating affordable bullet-proof fashions for transgender women of color.

This comic was published March 2, 2016 in the Seattle Weekly.

CHAT ROOM with Minh Nguyen at NW Film Forum

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This image depicts two purple hands typing on a blue keyboard with yellow and white letters that read “CHAT ROOM: Forums about art in the age of the internet”

On February 11th, 2016 I participated in Seattle artist/curator Minh Nguyen’s event CHAT ROOM.  Minh is facilitating an exciting series of public forums on how the internet is shaping art. Despite technical difficulties which affected my role in CHAT ROOM, I was honored by the review Jen Graves (Pulitzer Prize-nominated visual arts critic for Seattle’s The Stranger) wrote where she called me a “comics hero”.