Photographer Bob Kim has a new series: “It was tough hiking into some of the remote locations like Subway and Virgin River Narrow, but well worth the effort!” Kim is from Seoul, Korea, and moved to the United States with his family in 1975. He studied fine arts and photography at the Maryland Institute […]
Pacific Lutheran University Associate Professor of English Rick Barot has been named the new director of PLU’s Rainier Writing Workshop, part of the school’s 10-year-old Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program.
A delegation of 80 Chinese museum leaders will meet with their American counterparts at the American Alliance of Museums’ Annual Meeting in Seattle from May 18 through May 21 to strike deals on specific exhibitions that can travel between the two countries.
The Frye Art Museum in Seattle is currently exhibiting “Isamu Noguchi and Qu Baishi: Beijing 1930” and “Mark Tobey and Teng Baiye: Seattle/Shanghai.”The show by Noguchi and Baishi is an exploration of artistic and intellectual exchanges between American sculptor, landscape architect, and furniture designer Isamu Noguchi (1904–1988) and Qi Baishi (1864–1957), now considered one of […]
By Deanna Duff Northwest Asian Weekly Women have taken over the Seattle Art Museum. Not through protests or demonstrations, but with a different type of exciting,
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “It was never my goal to be successful,” explains Do-Ho Suh. Yet, the 49-year-old, originally from Seoul, is a rising star in the art community, with his exhibits showing all over the world. He recently stopped in Seattle to discuss his new piece at the Seattle Art Museum […]
Recent donation of collection of Frank C. Hirahara Family gives idea of life in post-war Portland A collection from the post-World War II era has been donated to Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center from the family of Frank C. Hirahara. While internees did return and resettle in Portland when released from camps including Minidoka after WWII, […]
On Oct. 26, poet Don Mee Choi was honored at a ceremony in New York City. She was one of 10 young writers awarded the Whiting Writers’ Award of $50,000. These awards have been given annually since 1985. Choi is an instructor in adult basic education at Renton Technical College and lives in Seattle. “The […]
This week, a memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., called the Stone of Hope, was finally unveiled in Washington, D.C. It was originally scheduled to be unveiled in 2008 …
The Artist Trust Fellowship recognizes Washington state artists of exceptional talent. Fellowship recipients each received a cash award of $7,500. Of 409 fellowship applicants, 16 artists were awarded fellowships. Three of the fellows are Asian American.