Art Show Features Local and International Artists

Antioch University Seattle is honored to feature artists from the Antioch community and the community at large at a special event on May 3, 2011 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The art show coincides with a 35th Anniversary Reunion party on campus, at 6th and Bell in downtown Seattle.

The curated show includes more than 70 works of art by 30 artists that will be on display at Antioch from May 3 to June 4, 2011. All of the artwork is for sale, with 50% of the proceeds contributed to scholarships for students in Antioch’s M.A. in Psychology with Art Therapy program. In addition, there are invited featured artists that include award-winning artist and Antioch University alumna Raaja Gharbi, an internationally recognized painter from Tunisia. Her painting, Voices of the Flower-Eyed Dancer, is displayed above.

Curators for the show included Barbara Shaiman, Director of the Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Jen Graves, columnist for The Stranger and Sarah Traver of Seattle Traver Gallery.

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