CASTING SHADOWS POSTCARD001CASTING SHADOWS, my first solo exhibition, debuts September 9 – October 28, 2016 at the Jack Straw New Media Gallery in Seattle (read Stranger review here).  Opening night is September 9 (7PM), the Artist Talk is September 30 (7PM), and the closing night event is October 28 (7PM) (Co-sponsored by Short Run Comix & Arts Festival). Continue reading “CASTING SHADOWS”


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

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.

Sheila McMullin’s essay in “Word Gathering” on comics and disability

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Still image from “Secret Gem of the City” comic by E.T. Russian.

Sheila McMullin, a poet and editor of VIDA: Women in the Literary Arts, cites my work in her essay on comics and disability in the December 2015 issue of Word Gathering, a Journal of disability poetry and literature.  Continue reading “Sheila McMullin’s essay in “Word Gathering” on comics and disability”