Department of Art & Art History

Visiting Artists & Scholars

Upcoming Visiting Artist

Trimpin, “New Musical Resources- Exploring Acoustic/Kinetic Objects,” May 10th, 7:30pm in PAC 134. Free and open to the public.

Trimpin is a German-born composer and sound artist who has lived and worked in Seattle since 1979. His sound sculptures, installations and set designs have been developed in collaboration with artists such as Merce Cunningham, Samuel Beckett, Conlon Nancarrow and the Kronos Quartet. His work has appeared at museums, galleries, and festivals across the Pacific Northwest. The documentary film TRIMPIN: The Sound of Invention premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival. He is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the MacArthur “Genius” grant. 


Past Visiting Artist and Lecturers

Many thanks to David and Shari Hopper for funding the Visiting Artist Series. * indicates a Hopper Visiting Artist. 

Hrag Vartanian*

Emma Spertus
Kim Abeles
Michael Adams
Terry Adkins
Thomas Michael Alleman
Terry Allen
Brett Anderson
Michael Arcega
Erdag Aksel
Mary Bates Neubauer
Anne Beffel
David Best
Dylan Beck*
Kate Bingaman-Burt*
Byron Black
Les Blank
Kathan Brown, Catherine Brooks,
Nao Bustamante*
Josh Callaghan*
Kevin B. Chen
Pat Collentine
Linda Connor
Deborah Cornell
Russell Crotty*
Binh Danh
Paul DiMarinis
Christine Duval
Rinde Eckert
Gregory Edwards
Steve Fitch
Geoff Fricker
Joanne Frueh
Maureen Gosling
Art Hazelwood
Ullrich Hellmann
Steven High
Yuji Hiratsuka
Betye Saar Margo Humphry
Roxanne Jackson
Scott Jenerik
Jonothan Keats
Kurt Kemp
Gyongy Laky
Susan Larsen
Robin Lasser
Carrie Lederer
Jimin Lee
Phil Linares
Carl Loffler
Sharon Louden*
Bernie Lubell
Kent Manske
Liv Moe and Lisa Marasso
Tom Marioni
Fred Martin
Deborah Masters
Michael McMillen
Lloyd Menard
Paul Mullowney*
Tomoko Murakami
Ansgar Nierhoff
Nance O'Banion
Pat Oleszko
Deborah Orapollo*
Richard Peterson
Danica Phelps*
Renny Pritikin
Lucy Puls
Margot Quan Knight
Jenny Robinson
Italo Scanga
Jenny Schmid
Leslie Shows*
Stephanie Syjuco*
Heiner Thiel
Matthew Tyson*
Sarah Whorf
Shelly Willis
Byron Wolfe
Xiaoze Xie*
Randy Yau
Pamela Z