Curriculum Vitae

EXPERIENCE

Education                                                     

 

2014              

PhD Art as Education – Argosy University (2 years - incomplete)

 

2003                                      

MA Organizational Development/Systems Renewal:

Emphasis;Youth Leadership and Diversity/Cultural Competence – Antioch Seattle University

 

1997              

BA Advanced Studio Fine Arts: Painter

The Evergreen State College

 

1988  21 Years Violinist & Viola

Contracts & Leadership Skills

 

2019              

Co-Executive Director, Community Arts Create: https://www.communityartscreate.org/

2017              

Historic Central Area Arts and Cultural District

2017/2018    

Gallery Director, Community Arts Create: https://www.gallery110.com/

 

2017/2018    

Building Art Space Equitably (BASE) Consultant, Office of Arts & Culture, City of Seattle

 

2014/2015    

Director EcoArts Program, Nature Consortium

2012              

King County Employment Specialist, Mural Artist Consultant at the Kent Mural Project

2012/2014    

Program Coordinator, Career and Employment at YouthBuild, Youthcare

2009/2012    

Student Success Specialist, Upward Bound at NSCC, Seattle, WA

2007/2009    

Real Estate Agent at John L Scott, Tacoma, WA

2003              

Program Coordinator, Young Leaders of Promise, Center for Ethical Leadership

2002              

Lead Employment Specialist, YWCA Youth Opportunities

1999-2001    

Program Manager, The Working Zone, YWCA

1995 & 1998

Head Start, Teacher & Job Placement Coordinator

1997              

Vista-Americorps – Trained to lead

 

Juried Publications                                                                                                                             

2019

The Evergreen State College Alumni Magazine TBR Dec

 

2019

Seattle Times Newspaper

https://www.seattletimes.com/entertainment/visual-arts/can-art-make-a-difference-in-the-fight-against-climate-change-these-4-seattle-area-artists-think-so/

2019

The Globalist Newspaper

https://www.seattleglobalist.com/2019/10/09/seattle-artist-draws-connection-between-race-and-climate-change/88388

2019

South Seattle Emerald News paper

https://southseattleemerald.com/2019/10/07/local-artist-draws-connection-between-race-and-climate-change/

 

2019              

Structure for Stability: Recommendations for Preserving Cultural Space, Consultant Special Thanks, City of Seattle, Office of Arts & Culture http://www.seattle.gov/Documents/Departments/Arts/Downloads/Space/2019_4_22-StructureforStability.pdf

 

2019              

Published (released winter 2019) Seattle, WA’s Top African American Artists Producer - Barry Johnson

 

2019              

Published Video Series - Artists Collective for Equitable Development (ACED) https://www.commonfield.org/network/2693/artist-coalition-for-equitable-development

 

2018             

iBrother interview https://vimeo.com/300693129

 

2018              

Published in Blue Cone Studios - Seattle Artists Book: ‘The Relevant Unknowns’ https://www.blueconestudios.com/the-relevant-unknowns

 

2018              

Published in Onyx Fine Arts Book ‘Truth Be Told’ African American Artists of Seattle

http://www.onyxarts.org/store/p13/Truth_B_Told_Commemorative_Photo_Book.html

 

2018              

Featured Radio Interview KUOW - It’s time to broaden the definition of Black Art, CRW https://www.kuow.org/stories/its-time-broaden-what-definition-black-art-means

 

2018              

REDEFINE Magazine - Featured article: Race & Art in a Displaced Culture http://www.redefinemag.com/tag/carol-rashawnna-williams/

 

2018              

ARCADE Magazine - Featured article and on the Cover: Art, Race and Gentrification in Seattle http://arcadenw.org/article/gentrification-and-displacement-in-seattle-neighborhoods

 

2017              

Radio Interview: Black art and the female identity – Hiawatha D

 

2016              

Commissioned - Seattle Times News Paper, Artwork Featured

Front Page of Arts and Culture Section https://www.seattletimes.com/entertainment/visual-arts/pumpkins-as-art-seattle-artists-put-their-own-spin-on-jack-o-lanterns/

 

2015              

SPACE Individual Artist Video Interview – Located on their Website: SPACE Gallery https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JO1dI_xw2kc

 

2013              

Juried Publication: Artist International Dictionary World Wide Art Books,

Santa Barbara CA

 

2012              

Artwork Featured in Ellen Hochberg Blog ‘Who Does She Think She Is’ http://www.ellenhochberg.com/645825/who-does-she-think-she-is/

 

2012              

Elvistravaganza Seattle Center Exhibit Hall – Show featured on King 5 News

 

2011              

Commissioned to complete a Poster Creation (Full-Page Marketing Ad; Seattle Times, Stranger) Positive Seattle Fundraiser

 

2011              

Artist International Dictionary World Wide Art Books, Santa Barbara CA

 

2003 – 2018 

Website/Social Media Management; Numerous Organizations

 

2007              

Archival Prints & Products

 

2006              

Coffee Table Book:“ Life Lessons of an African American Artist Carol R. Williams”

 

1997              

The Evergreen State College Artwork Selected to the TESC Slide Library

1996              

Book: People of Color Anthology: The Evergreen State College

 

Exhibitions                                                                                                                               

 

Juried Solo Exhibitions:

 

2019

Seattle HUB, Pioneer Square

 

2019-2021    

Vioure 9 Paintings selected for exhibition 

https://www.vioure.com/artists

 

2019              

Sustainable Seattle, Commissioned to design engagement recyclable art pieces for Environmental Leadership Awards

 

2019              

Hedreen Gallery, Seattle University, Seattle, WA - Large Scale Installation

 

2019              

Seattle University Master of Fine Arts Gallery - Large Scale Student Engagement Installation

 

2018              

Tashiro Kaplan Le Colourer Gallery - Installation: Borders, Boundaries & Beehives; A Collective Viewpoint on Race & Climate

 

2018              

Tashiro Kaplan Artist Lofts VCR - Exhibition: Conquest of Nature

 

2018              

Tashiro Kaplan Artist Lofts VCR - Video and Public Conversation Re-defining Black Art

 

2018              

Resilience Environmental Summit at Seattle University

 

2018              

Café Vita, Pioneer Square

 

2016              

Georgetown Arts Cultural Center, Seattle, WA http://georgetownartcenter.org/

 

2014 – 2017 Our Redeemers Church on 84th & 24th Street NW, Seattle, WA

 

2012              

The Wikstrom Brothers Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

2010              

The Wikstrom Brothers Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

2010              

The Electric Tea Garden, Seattle, WA

 

2009              

The Last Supper Club, Pioneer Square, WA

 

2008              

Private Studio Tacoma, WA

 

2006              

US Bank, Downtown Seattle, WA

 

2005              

D&C Studios, Seattle, WA

 

2004              

Private Show: Shoreline, WA

 

2003              

Brewhaha Coffee Shop, Magnolia, WA

 

2003              

Gallier Café, Seattle, WA

Juried Group Exhibitions:

2019               Mount Zion Church, thru James and Jannie Washington                                   Foundation: Honoring 4 African American Artists of 2019

 

2019               Manu's Bodega, Seattle, WA

 

2019               Seattle NW Ballet thru SeaPertl Productions & Skidrow                                     Gallery

 

2019               City of Seattle Ethnic Heritage Gallery @ King Street Station

 

2019              Kirkland Arts Center: Capability; Gun Violence - Installation                            ‘Body Bag’

                        http://www.kirklandartscenter.org/event/capability/

 

2019               C Art Gallery, Seattle, WA  www.cartgallery.org/

2018              August, Centro Negra, Blanca, Spain 

                       http://aadk.es/en/aadk-spain/

 

2018              July, Centro Negra, Blanca, Spain

 

2018              Onyx Fine Art Gallery, Pacific Plaza Mall, WA

 

2018              SPACE Gallery, Sandpoint, WA

 

2018              C Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

2018              CoCa Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

2017              Black Zone Pop-up Gallery

 

2017              We The People Exhibit, Westlake Park

 

2017              

Turning to Stardust – University of Washington

School of  Social Work Exhibition

 

2017              

Seattle Design Festival - Tree Forest Installation on Prison Industrial Complex https://designinpublic.org/blog/2017-year-review/

2017              

Selected to Out of Site Exhibition - A Survey of the Best Pacific Northwest Artists, curated by Susan Surface http://www.outofsight.space/ https://www.seattlemet.com/articles/2017/8/1/out-of-sight-leads-the-fight-for-northwest-artists

https://www.cityartsmagazine.com/out-sight-big-beautiful-and-bright/

 

2017              

Phinney Art Gallery NW Art Competition Exhibit, Seattle, WA

https://www.phinneycenter.org/arts/

 

2017              

Art Rising Lake Union Festival: Engaged Art Installation thru Lake Union Business of Commerce http://www.sluchamber.org/art-rising

 

2017              

Ethnic Heritage Gallery Thru City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture https://www.seattle.gov/arts/experience/galleries/ethnic-heritage-gallery

 

2017               C Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

2017               Black Zone Art Gallery, Central District

 

2017              

King Street Station thru Onyx Fine Arts/ Seattle Office of Arts and Culture

https://www.seattle.gov/arts/experience/galleries/arts-at-king-street-station-gallery

 

2016              

AME Church, Exhibit ‘Journey to Bimbia, the forgotten journey’ Seattle, WA

 

2016               C Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

2016               Hiawatha Artists’ Lofts Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

2016               Tashiro Kaplan Artist Lofts Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

2016               University of Washington, UBANTU Exhibit, Seattle, WA

 

2016               TK VCR Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

2016               Onyx Gallery, Belltown, WA

 

2016               Onyx Gallery, Belltown WA

 

2016              

Sound Alley Gallery at Experience Music Project, Nominated Featured Artist https://www.seattletimes.com/entertainment/seattle-landmark-emp-changes-name-to-museum-of-pop-culture/

 

2016              

Edith Greene Wendell Wyatt Gallery, Portland OR https://www.gsa.gov/about-us/regions/welcome-to-the-northwest-arctic-region-10/buildings-and-facilities/oregon/edith-greenwendell-wyatt-modernization-project

 

2015               Women’s Show Wikstrom Brothers Gallery

 

2015              

University of Washington, Jacob Lawrence Gallery thru Onyx Fine Arts Group Exhibition https://art.washington.edu/jacob-lawrence-gallery

 

2015               Tashiro Kaplan Arts Collective

 

2015               SPACE Gallery, Seattle, WA

2015               WA State Labor and Industries, Olympia, WA

 

2014              

                         Gage Academy of Art Teaching Artist Group Exhibit                                          https://www.gageacademy.org/

 

2014               Group Exhibit Wikstrom Brothers Gallery

 

2014 – 2015 First Place Award Winner: Onyx Exhibit at WA State                                          Convention and Trade Center

 

2014               Sundiata Festival Seattle Center https://www.wscc.com/

 

2014              Onyx Fine Arts Collective:: Wider View Exhibit Richland Public                        Library, Richland, WA

 

2014               Experience Music Project Museum

2013              

Painting Submission to Student Fundraiser Event at Georgetown Campus through YouthCare’s YouthBuild; Mentored student in the design, creation and implementation of Art Auction Fundraising Event

 

2013               Majestic Arts Group Show, Greenwood WA

 

2013              

Seattle City Hall Anne Frock Gallery Group Exhibit

https://www.seattle.gov/arts/experience/galleries/city-hall-lobby-and-anne-focke-galleries

 

2013              

TNT Foundation through Dawn Cherry: Fundraiser Donation/Exhibit

 

2012              

The Evergreen State College: Art of Living Auction https://www.evergreen.edu/give/art-of-giving

 

2012              

Tashiro Kaplan Arts, Ellen Hochberg Corridor Gallery – Who Does She Think She Is Exhibit

 

2012              

Elvistravaganza Festival, Seattle Center featured King Five News http://elvistravaganza.blogspot.com/

 

2012               Seattle Center Sundiata Festival http://festivalsundiata.org/

 

2012             

Art on the Ridge, Greenwood WA

https://www.thestranger.com/locations/6980238/art-on-the-ridge

 

2012              

Gallery at Towne Centre: Featured Artist, Lake Forest Park

Shoreline Arts Commission

 

2010-2011    

The Gallery at Tacoma Community College

https://www.tacomacc.edu/tcc-life/arts-culture/the-art-gallery

 

2011               The Head Show, Wikstrom Brothers Gallery

 

2011               The Evergreen State College, Art of Living Auction Event

 

2011               ‘Nature: a Course for The Future’: Art on The Ridge

 

2010               The Art Stimulus Party: Auction Event to Support 1x1

 

2010               The Evergreen State College: Art of Living Auction

 

2010               Wikstrom Brothers Gallery: Scenes of Seattle Art Show

2010              

Mystic Sons of Morris Graves, Kaplan Bldg.: Juried Group Invitational: Curator Charles Kraft, Artist Tashiro Kaplan Building, Seattle, WA

 

2010               Wikstrom Brothers Gallery: Wallingford, WA

 

2010               Art on The Ridge: Featured Artist, Greenwood, WA

 

2010               North Seattle Community College - Donation to Benefit Haiti

 

2009              Atlas Foods Restaurant - University Village

 

2009               Urban Art Fair - C Art Gallery, Central District, Seattle, WA

 

2009              

Washington State University Gallery: Western, WA https://finearts.wsu.edu/gallery2/

 

2009              

Sundiata Arts Festival: NW African American Museum, Seattle, WA

 

2008               Atlas Foods Restaurant: The University Village, Seattle, WA

 

2008               Sundiata Arts Festival: Seattle Center Exhibition Hall

 

2006               Ouch My Eye Art Gallery: Bemis Building, Seattle, WA

 

2006               Sundiata Arts Festival: Seattle Center Exhibition Hall

 

2005               Local Color Art Café: Seattle, WA Pike Market

 

2005               Artist Trust Auction Event: Seattle City Hall Gallery

 

2005               Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs: Seattle City Hall

 

2004              

Seattle Art Museum: Conciliation Project, University of Washington

 

2004               Artist Trust: Artist Trust Edge Group Show

 

2004               Art Not Terminal Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

2004               Seattle Central Community College Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

2003              

University of Washington: Ethnic Cultural Theater, Angelina McQuarter

 

2001               Langston Hughes Cultural Arts Center

 

1996               The Evergreen State College Art Gallery

1991              Seattle Central Community College, Student Exhibition

Community Involvement & Certifications

2019

The Evergreen State College, 3 Day Large Scale Student Permanent Art Engagement Activity

2019

The Evergreen State College, Art & Lectures Series, Speaker/Presenter

 

2019

The Evergreen State College Juneteenth First Annual Celebration - Speaker/Presenter

 

2017              

Art as Social Justice Workshop - The Back-Bone Campaign - Event Presenter 

 

2017              

Multi-Cultural Environmental Event - Islandwood at Seattle Antioch University Event Presenter: Art Leadership, Race & Climate Justice

 

2017              

People’s Movement Environmental Conference - workshop: Environmental Mask Warriors; Art as action, social justice & tools - Event Presenter

 

2017              

Certified International Environmental Leadership Corps 3 Day Intensive Certification via President Al Gore Trainer/Facilitator/Mentor

 

2017              

Race & Climate Justice Leadership Team Facilitator – Event: Tax Carbon

 

2017              

Grand Cinema Theatre Art Group Invitational Facilitator - After Movie Discussion ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Tacoma WA http://www.grandcinema.com/events/film-discussion-i-am-not-your-negro-2/

 

2016              

K-Love 4 Art Studio Gallery Space: #EquityStudio302 - Grand Opening

 

2014 - 2015   Urban Forest Educator - Certified, Seattle Parks & Rec

 

2014 - 2015   Seattle Green Partnership Member

 

2014 - 2015   Seattle Art Museum Member

 

2014 - 2015  

National Art Education Association & Washington Art Education Association Member

 

2014              

Network for Spiritual Progressives: Empathetic Listening, Creating Celebrations, Facilitating Dialogue between Diverse Stakeholders - Certified Train the Trainer

 

2013 – 2015 

First Thursdays Member; Black Business Owners Networking Forum, meets monthly in the Central District

 

2013               Seattle Labor Council: Partnerships; Organized Labor Council to conduct recurring labor history workshops and trainings at YouthBuild

 

2013              

Seattle Race Conference, Seattle University: Workshops attended; League of Education Voters, Re-Evaluative Counseling, The Self Actualization of Student Voice as Agents for Change (Professor Frederick Douglas of UW), Youth Undoing Institutional Racism, Understanding the Industrial Prison Complex

 

2013              

Mockingbird Education: Designing Engagement and Inclusion Classrooms, Workshops and Trainings for Hard to Serve Students - Certified

 

2013               Person Centered Planning - Certified

 

2013              

Navigating the Criminal Justice System Understanding the School to Prison Pipeline to support hard to serve populations - Certified

 

2013               Suicide Prevention Youth and Young adults - Certified

 

2013              

Member - White Center Arts Board: Website/Social Media Manager/ Marketing

2013 - 2014   You Grow Girlz! Board Co-Chair

 

2013              

Sponsor - 619 Western Video Documentary Production Committee

 

2012              

K12 Pinehurst Community Festival Fundraiser - Positive Seattle - Committee Member/Website Manager/Social Media Manager/Marketing and Poster Designer/ PR Media Contact

 

2012 - 2013  

Art of Living Student Scholarship Fundraising Auction - The Evergreen State College Curator/Committee Member (Raised $77,000 for student scholarships)

 

2011 - 2012  

North Seattle Community College Diversity Committee - Co-Chair: Created strategic president initiatives to increase diversity: community resources, hiring practices, student retention and Professional Staff Annual Trainings - Appointed to Training of the Diversity Facilitators

 

2011              

Marketing Ad/ Poster for ‘Positive Seattle’ - in Stranger, Seattle Times Newspapers - Artist

 

2010 - 2019   Fine Art America; International - Online Rep

 

2010 - 2015   Committee Invitational: Onyx Fine Arts Organization; Social Media Rep, Organizational Development, Business Consultant, Conducted Staff Retreat to Develop 5 Year Mission

 

2010 - 2015   Gallery Representation; Wikstrom Brothers Gallery

 

2010 - 2013  

Whittier Elementary School Seattle Public Schools – Classroom Volunteer

 

2010 - 2011   Phinney Association; Art Curator/Volunteer

 

2004              

Digital Storytelling; Gathering Community Histories - 5 Day Train the Trainer Center for Ethical Leadership - Facilitator of Affiliate Train the Trainer

 

2003              

MA Degree in Organizational Systems Renewal; Specialization – Diversity Institutional Organizational Change and Leadership - Workshops and Facilitator

 

2001              

Building Bridges National Coalition Building Institute Cultural Leadership - 5 Day Intensive Train the Trainer - Certified

 

2000               Coalition & Community Organizing 5 Day Training - Certified

 

2000               Re-Evaluative Counseling - Certified

 

1999 - 2001   Partnership for Youth Committee Member                                    

Teaching                                                                                 

 

2017              

Tacoma Art Museum 30 Americans Exhibition - Identity Mask Making Class - Art Diversity Trainer

 

2017              

Week Long African Mask Making - Seattle Public Schools Lawton Elementary School Teaching Artist

 

2017              

Art in the Park Installation –Theme DOORS: What does home mean to you? Coyote Central – Hit the Streets – Lead Art Teacher

 

2016              

Large Scale Mask Making -  Exhibited in the UMOJA Parade Coyote Central - Teaching Artist

 

2016              

Gage Academy - Bellevue Art Museum: Mono-prints month of June -

In Residence Teaching Artist

 

2016              

Women of Color Healing Group: Black Lives Matter - Event Facilitator

 

2016              

Art & Environment - Seattle Middle College Seattle Public - Presenter

 

2016              

Women of Color Speak Out - Event Facilitator

 

2014 - 2018  

Leadership Team at Race & Climate Justice - Founder/ Facilitator

 

2014 - 2018  

ARTifACTS Collaborative Arts Collective - Founder/ Facilitator

 

2013              

Leadership Development: Student Art Fundraising Auction - Mentor

 

2013 - 2014  

Leadership and Diversity/Cultural Competence ages 18-24 - YouthCare’s YouthBuild - Facilitator

 

2013 - 2104  

Organized Trainings, Workshops and Presenters: Labor Council City of Seattle, Clearpoint Financial Literacy, City of Seattle Mayor’s Office, Vocational Training Programs, and Diversity/Cultural Competence Speakers

 

2011              

Seattle Community College District Siegel Classified Staff Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) Retreat Speaker; Customer Quality

 

2011              

North Seattle Community College CDAC Retreat Speaker; Staff Professional Development & Staff Cross Training Model - Presenter

 

2011              

Accepted Proposal to NW Teaching and Learning Conference: Educating Global Citizens: Art A Foundation for Inclusivity

 

2010 – 2011

President Chair; NSCC Classified Staff Development - Advisory Committee

 

2010              

Conference for Creative Entrepreneurs; Grassroots Business Association - Event Sponsor

 

2009              

Leadership Community Learning Group; Book - ‘Leadership Can Be Taught’ – Facilitator

 

2002               Diversity and Cultural Competence - OSR - Presenter

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