Profiles

Katie Patterson Larson: Art Therapist Turned Art Non-Profit Founder & President

Editor’s note: As founder/president of Art Salvage Spokane (the area’s first creative reuse organization, similar to upcycling) who also happens to be a mom of three, Katie always appears shockingly cool, calm, and collected. Managing plans and goals for her non-profit alongside her family responsibilities is anything but simple, as she shares with us, but not only does she… Read More Katie Patterson Larson: Art Therapist Turned Art Non-Profit Founder & President

Features, Originals

Dear Puffy Coat

Dear Puffy Coat, This is really hard. We’ve had some good times, haven’t we? I’m not even sure what to say, so I’m just going to come out and say it. You need to leave.  I can’t do this anymore. You’re suffocating me. Spring is almost here. The snow is almost all melted now, and… Read More Dear Puffy Coat

Profiles

Ginger Ewing: The Arts Advocate We Need, Not That We Deserve

Editor’s note: When I was preparing to reach out to Ginger about this very profile, I was cautioned that she’s very busy, and that I shouldn’t to take it personally if we weren’t able to connect. Her advocacy with organizations like Spokane Arts and ArtsWA is making waves, and her work, like Terrain, and Window Dressing, is well-known and well-respected… Read More Ginger Ewing: The Arts Advocate We Need, Not That We Deserve

Features, Originals

A Super-Deep Conversation About Progress And Going Forward

Editor’s Note: Last week, in preparation of March’s theme of “going forward,” Julia and I (the two founders of this very website you’re reading), hopped on a chat to discuss what the concept means to us.  Dena: Are you feeling good about the topic of “going forward”? Julia: Yes! I like it Dena: I’ve got a few… Read More A Super-Deep Conversation About Progress And Going Forward

Letter From The Editor, Originals

Spring Forward

Greetings from Eastern Washington! The view from my desk window contains blue sky and I’m not complaining about it. With March finally here, I’m soaking up every available hint that spring is upon us. In fact, I also cleaned my office this week, and brought home a new houseplant (bamboo, I think? Not sure). I’m a beginner… Read More Spring Forward