The 2001 Jack Straw Writers, chosen by Curator Nancy Rawles, are Kathleen Alcalá, Danika Dinsmore, Ann Hursey, Stephanie Kallos, Mercedes Lawry, Jared Leising, John Mifsud, Paul Nelson, Eric Parsons, Peter Pereira, Judith Roche, Rosaia Shepard, Alie Wiegersma Smaalders, and Barbara Earl Thomas.

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Kathleen Alcala - Portrait

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Black and white photo of Danika Dinsmore holding a book and a piece of paper.

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Black and white photo of Ann Batchelor Hursey

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Black and white photo of Mercedes Lawry.

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Jared Leising

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Black and white photo of John Mifsud

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Paul Nelson - Portrait

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Black and white photo of Eric Parsons

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Black and white photo of Peter Pereira

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Judith Roche

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Black and white photo of Rosaia Shepard

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Alie Smaalders - Portrait

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Black and white photo of Barbara Earl Thomas.

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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 Artist Support Program
Paul Kikuci and Alice Gosti's How to Be a Partison

The Artist Support Program has been assisting artists working creatively with sound since 1994, including writers, choreographers, multidisciplinary artists, theatre sound designers, radio producers, film makers, visual artists, and musicians and composers of all types. Every year, up to eight artists are awarded twenty hours of studio recording and production time with a Jack Straw engineer; an additional twelve artists receive matching awards for studio time.

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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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