Sitka's 2020/2021 residency program began in October when the first of 30 invited residents from diverse practices and backgrounds arrived. In this sixth and final Show & Tell event of the season, you will hear from:
• Tallmadge Doyle is a painter, printmaker, teacher, and public artist who’s work reflects on issues of the environment related to climate change
• Claire Giordano is an environmental artist who creatively tells stories of science, climate change, and the modern experience of nature.
• Jef Gunn was born in Seattle in 1955 and grew up along the West Coast from Puget Sound and Portland to Southern California to Hawaii. He studied drawing and painting in California through the 1970s, held residencies in Barcelona and Paris in the 1980s, and since the mid 1990s has engaged in a passionate study of Asian art
• Mitsu Salmon creates performance and visual works that fuse multiple disciplines. Her work starts with personal or familial stories and branches out to speak to contemporary issues such as diaspora, labor, and the environment.
• Loren Nelson’s photographs are in numerous public and private collections, including the Portland Art Museum; the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Salem, OR; and the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa, FL.