Out of Sight 2017

August 3-27, 2017. My 2016 video I used to Think My Startle Response was A Personal Quirk, as well as some of my writing and illustrations will be included in the 2017 Out of Sight exhibition, a survey of contemporary art of the Pacific Northwest.


Third Antenna

(Image: four tv screens, one reads THIRD ANTENNA in green letters, the other three depict drag performers in costume.)

In 2001 I made a feature length documentary about drag performance, THIRD ANTENNA. It screens OCT 22, THURS at 9:30PM in the Twist Film Fest as part of the Henry Art Gallery exhibit Transgender Hirstory in 99 Objects. Continue reading

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

(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