Meet our 2021 Marathon and Auction Artists!

 

  

Juan Alonso-Rodríguez

2021 Auction Artist

(He/Him/His) 

 

"My work is an exploration of abstraction

based on forms both found in nature

and those conceived by human ingenuity."

 

Website

Facebook

Instagram: @juan_alonso_studio  

 

 

                                 Sarah Banks

2021 Auction Artist

(She/Her)

 

 "In these works, I was exploring 

  the connection between history,

 place, and memory."

 

Website

Instagram: @sebartista18

 

 

 

 

Joan Beard

2021 Marathon and Auction Artist

(She/Her/They)

 

 "I take photos with love and respect."

 

Website

Facebook

Instagram: @joanbeardphoto

 

 

 

Susan J. Christensen

2021 Marathon and Auction Artist

(She/Her)

 

"My images flow from intuition in response

to a random underpainting. Always, I want to offer

light and joy to a world often deficit of hope."


Website

Instagram: @sus52

 

 

 

David C. Clay

2021 Marathon and Auction Artist

(He/Him/His)

 

Dave Clay's work portrays the human figure,

reaching for empathy and relying on

the emotional connections within the

viewer's own experiences.


Website

Instagram: @daveclay_art

 

 

 

    

Sara Everett

2021 Marathon and Auction Artist

(She/Her)

 

"I create found landscapes out of torn

paintings that are stitched together,

symbolizing environmental issues

of habitat restoration."


Website 

Instagram: @saraeverettart

                 

 

 

 

Ray C. Freeman III

2021 Auction Artist

(He/Him/His)

 

"I am a problem solver and a producer.

My media is whatever it takes.

Sometimes the result is art,

sometimes it is not."


Website

Facebook

Instagram: @raycfreemaniii  

 

 

 

Steve Jensen

2021 Auction Artist

(He/Him/His) 

 

"The image of the boat in many cultures symbolizes

a voyage or journey, perhaps the voyage to

the "other side" or the journey to the "unknown."

 

Website

Facebook

Instagram: @stevejensen55

 

 

 

          

Karen Johanson

2021 Auction Artist

(She/Her)

 

Karen Johanson is a photographer whose

work utilizes the alternative process of

cyanotypes to showcase urban imagery-

everything from graffiti to architectural elements.

 

Website

Facebook

Instagram: @karenjohansonart

 

 

 

Jody Joldersma

2021 Marathon and Auction Artist

(She/Her)

 

Jody layers distressed drawings, acrylic

and original photographs to create visual

narratives that explore the interplay of

gender, nature, culture, and the

boundaries surrounding them.

 

Website

Facebook

Instagram: @jjoldersma

 

 

 

         

Mindi Katzman

2021 Auction Artist

(She/Her)

 

"My current work looks at the abstract

geometry of skylights. They are not a Kodak

moment, but a transcendent view of the mundane."

 

Website

Facebook

Instagram: @mindikatzman

 

 

   

Carole Landisman

2021 Auction Artist

(She/Her)

 

"These works, from the series

"Through the Looking Glass", reference

the distortions and disorientation of our

current world of shifting sands

and shifting truths."

 

Website

Instagram: @Carole.Landisman

 

 

 

Hugo Moro

2021 Auction Artist

(He/Him/They)

 

"My work exists in a multitude of forms,

and is transmitted across multiple media,

from hyperrealist drawings to

community interventions."


Website 

 

 

        

Lisa Myers Bulmash

2021 Marathon and Auction Artist

  (She/Her)

 

Lisa Myers Bulmash makes collage and

altered books, using vintage images

to explore contemporary questions.

Her work is part of Seattle and

Shoreline's art collections.

 

Website

Facebook

Instagram: @_lisa_mb_

 

 

 

Flora Ramirez-Bustamante

2021 Marathon and Auction Artist

  (She/Her)

 

"I am a Spanish-born artist and a self-taught artist.

My works are metaphors of nostalgia and draw

an awkward beauty out of humble materials,

creating pieces that reflect the fragility of my world."

 

Website

Instagram: @floraramirezbustamante

 

 

 

Judith Rayl

2021 Auction Artist

(She/Her)

 

"My photography presents the healing seen at

the confluence of Nature and the human-made.

My innovative single-capture abstractions

use no layering nor filtering."

 

Website

Facebook

Instagram: @judith_rayl_photography 

 

 

 

Eddie Reed

2021 Auction Artist

(He/Him/His)

 

The elements I combine together are intended to

raise awareness, evoke hope, and project

determination in the face of the demeaning

experiences faced by the poor, colored diaspora."


Website

Instagram: @edreedart

 

 

Kyle Rees

2021 Auction Artist

(He/Him/His)

 

"When times get tough or strange...

I can always grab my hammer & create!"

 

Instagram: @kinetic.kyle.design

 

 

 

Erika Rier

2021 Auction Artist

(She/Her)

 

Erika Rier is an interdisciplinary artist

who creates work about the inner lives

of women in a folk surrealist style.

 

Website

Instagram: @erika_rier

 

 

 

Nick Riesland

2021 Auction Artist

(He/Him/His)

 

"Humanity tumbles, maybe downward, maybe upward,

though it's own confusion and ignorance, yet evolving,

devolving, learning, ignoring, through love, through hate,

indifference, yet searching."


Website  

Instagram: @nickrieslandart

 

 

 

ST Rivera

2021 Auction Artist

(She/They)

 

"I consider my "circlism" work a fine craft

conceived through obsessive repetition

and meditation. My doodles are brain vomit

-an uncontrollable reaction to the world."

 

Website

Instagram: @shamiferngully

 

 

 

Nicole Robinson

2021 Auction Artist

(She/Her)

 

"I am the owner/designer of Niro Designs,

a Baltimore-based company specializing

in handcrafted jewelry with a focus

on sustainability."

 

Website

Instagram: @niro_designs


 

 

Lisa Sheets

2021 Marathon and Auction Artist

(She/Her)

 

Lisa Sheets uses combinations of religious

and historical iconography and pop culture

images to create a lens to examine how

our past influences our present.

 

Website

Facebook

Instagram: @lisasheets_artspawn

                                       

 

 

                           

Mikhail Siskoff

2021 Marathon and Auction Artist

(He/Him/His)

 

"BRING DEAD PAPER TO LIFE. Collage is like recycling.

I'm using the pages of discarded books and magazines

to tell a new story. I appreciate the aesthetics of vintage

advertising and style and rework it into surreal

landscapes or compound, didactic themes."


Website

Facebook 

Instagram: @keysgoclick

                               

 

 

  

Marissa Sohn

2021 Auction Artist

(She/They)

 

Marissa Sohn is an artist and general enthusiast currently

based on occupied Duwamish territory in the PNW.

 

Website

Facebook

Instagram: @marsminas