Artists Selected for the 2023 Artist Support Program
Portrait of Randal Bays, holding a violin and an acoustic guitar

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Portrait of Gisella Bustillos

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Paired photos of Kelsen Caldwell and Ross Kirshenbaum, each sitting in the driver's seat of a bus. King County Metro buses are collaged vertically in the middle.

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Portrait of Josephine Ensign

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Photo of six people sitting on a couch, smiling. A woman on the far left holds up a metal triangle.

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Portrait of Johnaye Kendrick

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Josh Nucci standing on stage, playing electric guitar

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Photo of Zambuko Marimba Ensemble with four marimbas.

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Blue Cactus Press logo: A black and white image of a cactus coming out of a skull, with concentric black circles in the background.

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Portrait of Katharine Threat

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Jasmine Iona Brown and Paul Jackson Ph.D.

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Vania Bynum

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Gregg Dietzman holding a concertina.

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Photo of Mario Layne Fabrizio in front of a wall with a colorful painting mounted on it.

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Portrait of Robert Francis Flor

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Portrait of Gabriela Denise Frank

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Photo of Perri Lynch Howard in a blue shirt, leaning on a weathered white wall.

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Portrait of Nic Masangkay

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Portrait of Nacha Mendez

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Jack Straw Artist Residency Programs
Jack Straw Artist Support Program, Writers Program, and New Media Gallery Program

The Jack Straw Writers Program, Artist Support Program, and New Media Gallery Program offer established and emerging artists in diverse disciplines an opportunity to explore the creative use of sound in a professional atmosphere through residencies in our recording studios and participation in our various presentation programs.

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Jack Straw Writers Program

The Jack Straw Writers Program was created in 1997 to introduce local writers to the medium of recorded audio; to develop their presentation skills for both live and recorded readings; to encourage the creation of new literary work; to present the writers and their work in live readings, an anthology, on the web, and on the radio; and to build community among writers.

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Jack Straw New Media Gallery
Installations by Joel Ong, Etsuko Ichikawa, and Carolyn Law

The Jack Straw New Media Gallery is a unique venue in Seattle where artists from various disciplines can present works in which sound is an integral or exclusive element. This program enables artists to experiment with audio and to develop new skills and ideas in a supportive setting. Selected artists work with our engineers to realize the sound component of their project, with training as needed.

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