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Salmon School Ambassadors
Past Exhibit

Salmon School Ambassadors

January 10 – February 23

Main Gallery

Net II, Meg Holgate, mixed media on canvas

Opening reception January 17, 5-8pm

Exhibit preview and documentary screening with Mark Titus January 10 starting at 5pm.

Artist Joseph Rossano has been working tirelessly to bring attention to the diminishing salmon population in the Pacific Northwest, specifically the Skagit River. Once numbering in the millions, the Skagit's salmon stocks now number barely in the tens of thousands. Rossano has spearheaded a project, School, that helps cast light on this environmental tragedy and brings together artists from across the globe. School: The Joseph Rossano Salmon Project, on view at Bellevue Arts Museum April 12 - August 11, 2019, features a life-size school of mirrored salmon, sculpted from molten glass by participating glassmakers, as well as first hand video accounts from renowned scientists.

Schack Art Center is celebrating the activists/artists who have volunteered their time to the School project. Salmon School Ambassadors, on exhibit January 10 through February 23, 2019, allows us to thank these artists for their advocacy and showcases their individual creative talents.

Vortex, Meg Holgate, mixed media on paper

Participating Artists: Doug Burgess, C.B. Bell III, Martin Blank, Michael Bray, Dan Buchholz, Elias Burgess, Brandyn Callahan, Jason Christian, Nick Clawsen, Ben Cobb, Patricia Davidson, Nick Davis, John De Witt, Joe DeCamp, Jen Elek, Kristin Elliott, Dan Friday, Sayuri Fukuda, Sarah Gilbert, Elias Hansen, John Harvey, Ben Heywood, Zack Hinderyckx, Eric Hoehne, Meg Holgate, Peter Jacobson, John Kiley, Andy Lawrence, Jourdyn Leavell, Walter Leiberman, Jason Mouer, Greg Owen, Sterling Powell, John Reed, Kait Rhoads, Ross Richmond, David Rios, Carrie Lee Schwartz, Preston Singletary, Raven Skyriver, April Surgent, Sasha Tepper-Tewart, Randy Walker, Amy Wang, Lisa Young

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