Art as/and public service

By Ben Gannon King County, as an employer, feels like a pretty magical combination of things that are important to me and how I want to live my life. The truth is I live for art. If I retired today, 25 years early, I know exactly how I would use my time: looking at art,…

Art in parks builds community

I had achieved a bit of notoriety for my ARTSparks Artificial Light installation at Occidental Park summer 2011.  After a month of painstakingly sewing sweaters around the trees, they only got to stay up for an additional month.  When the project was taken down to make room for other installing artists in the program, I…