9th Northwest Biennial

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9th Northwest Biennial

1701 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
January 31st, 2009 - May 25th, 2009
Opening: January 31st, 2009 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

United States
(253) 272-4258
Wed-Sun 10-5; Third Thursday 10-8 with free Admission from 5-8 PM


Selected Artists

Rick Araluce, Seattle
Gala Bent, Seattle
Michael Brophy, Portland
Jack Daws, Seattle
Eric Elliott, Seattle
Tannaz Farsi, Eugene
Sarah Hood, Seattle
Denzil Hurley, Seattle
Linda Hutchins, Portland
Robert Jones, Seattle
Michael Kenna, Seattle
Doug Keyes, Seattle
Isaac Layman, Seattle
Zhi Lin, Sammamish
Micki Lippe, Seattle
Margie Livingston, Seattle
Victor Maldonado, Portland
Debora Moore, Seattle
Susan Robb, Seattle
Stephanie Robison, Portland
Ross Sawyers, Seattle
Susan Seubert, Portland
Chang-Ae Song, Eugene
Scott Trimble, Seattle


Jurors for The 9th Northwest Biennial

Alison de Lima Greene is Curator of Contemporary Art and Special Projects at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, where she has been on the curatorial staff since 1984. Before moving to Texas, Ms. Greene worked in the department of European Paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She earned a master's degree in art history from New York University's Institute of Fine Arts. Among the numerous exhibitions she has organized are Czech Modernism: 1900-1945; Arman: A Retrospective; Twentieth-Century American Sculpture at the White House; and a survey of Kenneth Noland paintings. Her publications include Texas: 150 Works from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, a collection catalogue profiling the museum's Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden designed by Isamu Noguchi, and a survey of the MFAH's 25-year Core Program for resident artists and writers.


Rock Hushka is Curator of Contemporary and Northwest Art at Tacoma Art Museum. In 1994, Hushka earned a master of arts degree in art history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He worked at the Henry Art Gallery and the Seattle Art Museum and has worked at Tacoma Art Museum since 2001. At Tacoma Art Museum, he has curated Sparkle Then Fade and The New York School: The Politics of Abstraction. He has increasingly focused on the art of the Northwest, including the four-part Building Tradition: Gifts in Honor of the Northwest Collection; A Decade of Excellence: Celebrating The Neddy Artist Fellowship; and The Romantic Vision of Michael Brophy. He was a co-juror for The 8th Northwest Biennial in 2007.