Spotlight Awards

August 13, 2013 4:41 PM
Choreographer Kate Wallich starts with stillness
August 9, 2013 9:02 PM
On a sweltering day in June, Jerick Hoffer is carefully stretching a second pair of nude-colored dance tights from his toes up to his waist...
August 23, 2012 12:52 AM
Go behind the scenes of some of these photo shoots with staff photographer Hayley Young.
August 22, 2012 10:01 PM
A master’s degree in civil engineering isn’t a prerequisite for becoming Washington state poet laureate, but it does tend to make for a...
August 22, 2012 9:50 PM
When Cuong Vu plays trumpet, it can sound like he’s underwater, or facing gale force winds or maybe contacting us from another dimension....
August 22, 2012 9:44 PM
A set designer’s job is about overcoming a series of paradoxes: First, transform a familiar room into a completely new universe, without...
August 22, 2012 9:41 PM
If you’ve seen any recent indie films set in Seattle, you’ve likely watched them through Ben Kasulke’s eyes. The cinematographer has been...
August 22, 2012 9:37 PM
At the Capitol Hill Block Party in July, musicians on the main stage had special accompaniment: a tiger, a dragon and several lime green,...
August 22, 2012 12:53 AM
All photos © Hayley Young
August 12, 2012 12:44 AM
Filmmaker Megan Griffiths calls herself a “people person.” She’s referring to the energy she gets from interacting with others, but the...
August 12, 2011 12:42 AM
Sitting on the living room floor of his modest Capitol Hill home, a cup of tea in hand and a large cat lounging nearby, Garrett Fisher...
August 12, 2011 12:39 AM
At Kyle Loven’s studio space in Belltown, the worktable is littered with ears—latex ears, which he’s been perfecting for his recent work,...
August 12, 2011 12:35 AM
Visual artist Troy Gua wants to be famous. His deadpan stare and signature slicked black topknot are unmistakable at local art gatherings—...
August 12, 2011 12:31 AM
“This is my eight-year-old dream come true,” says Mandy Greer, surveying her home studio, which her husband (artist Paul Margolis) recently...
July 21, 2008 4:56 PM
Get this: According to a 2008 study by Americans for the Arts, Seattle has the most artist-related business per capita in the nation. The...
July 21, 2008 4:50 PM
Being an artist, says musician Paul Rucker, is like constantly being on a job interview. “If you’re an actor or a musician, you’re looking...