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The Future of Art Is Collaboration: A Conversation with Takiyah Ward

by Beverly Aarons


Seattle native, visual artist, dancer, Black Lives Matter muralist, and the owner of T-Dubs Customs, Takiyah Ward, has been selected as the 2020 Seattle Waterfront Virtual Artist-In-Residence. In a telephone interview, Ward shared her roadmap for the residency and her thoughts on life as an artist. Continue reading The Future of Art Is Collaboration: A Conversation with Takiyah Ward

Estelita’s Library Holds Teaching Event Imparting Lessons From Black Panther Party’s Newspaper

By Carolyn Bick

Pouring from the entrance of the cozy Estelita’s Library in Beacon Hill, people listened to Jerrell Davis, also known artistically as Rell Be Free, perform inside. Out back in the library’s courtyard, others created silkscreen prints with the help of Takiyah Ward, the visual artist behind T-DUB Customs, and Franklin High School students raised money for an art class. Continue reading Estelita’s Library Holds Teaching Event Imparting Lessons From Black Panther Party’s Newspaper