Meet our Arc Artist Fellows. They question, captivate, and transform our community.
2021 Fellows Di Binuya
Di Binuya is a non-binary Filipino multi-media artist and community organizer.
Mikhail Calliste is a Trinidadian dance artist and maker.
Monyee Chau is a contemporary Taiwanese, Chinese American artist who explores the journey of healing through decolonization and reconnecting with their roots and ancestors through a variety of mediums.
Joyee Runninghawk is a mixed-media creator who honors her Black and Native roots through storytelling, photography, graphic design, clothing design, and paint techniques.
Kayla Stokes is writer, producer, director and storyteller who explores the lives of Black women from the past and present in order to imagine the future.
Saiyana Suzumura creates visual art and designs clothing with the goal to liberate and empower community.
2020 Fellows Bernadette Merikle
Bernadette Merikle is a visual, sound, and performance artist.
E.T. RUSSIAN is a multi-sensory artist based in the Pacific Northwest and has been making zines, comics, video and installation art about disability, queerness, and life, since the mid-90s.
Dani Tirrell is a dance artist, performer, choreogrpaher, and dance educator.
Anastacia-Renee is an award-winning cross-genre writer, educator, interdisciplinary artist, TEDX speaker and podcaster.
Storme Webber is a Two Spirit Sugpiaq/Black/Choctaw poet and interdisciplinary artist.
2019 Fellows Anis Gisele
Anis Gisele writes about race, gender-expansiveness, violence, and accountable love.
Sadiqua creates art to reflect injustices while actively working to dismantle the oppressive systems that have perpetuated them.
This vessel animal is one we can travel with—to institutions and outlying areas where the deepest aspects of our
generative humanity can be celebrated visually. Artwork © 2019 Leah Gerrard. Nic Masangkay
Nic Masangkay uses music and poetry to realize a better world.
Jake Prendez celebrates Chicanx and Indigenous cultures through activism, satire, social justice, and pop culture.
2018 Fellows Angel Alviar-Langley
Angel Alviar-Langley, aka Moonyeka, is a non-binary mixed Filipinx movement-based storyteller and pleasure practitioner
Earl Debnam’s drawings and paintings reflect a personal history of activism.
Advocate and writer Tara Hardy explores the impact of trauma and illness on our bodies and creative selves.
Artist and activist Mickey Rowe is making positive change in theater.
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