Familiar Faces & New Voices: Surveying Northwest Art offers a chronological walk through Northwest art history, illustrated with the works of well-known artists from each time period as well as lesser-known figures. Some sections in the exhibition will change regularly to offer in-depth looks at original voices and fresh stories. Visitors can encounter different works and ideas each time they visit during this long-running visual exploration of how Northwest art has evolved. Come experience and celebrate the rich artistic heritage of our region.
This exhibition is generously supported by Nordstrom.
Top to bottom: Joseph Park (Canadian-American, born 1964), Chess, 2001. Oil on canvas, 20 × 24⅛ × 1 inches. Tacoma Art Museum, Gift of David Lewis in honor of Clinton Williams, Donald Williams, Eileen Lewis, and Jane Ramm, 2003.73.1. Photo: Richard Nicol. Patti Warashina (American, born 1940), Achilles’ Baptism in the River Styx, 1996. Clay, glaze, and underglaze, 64 × 19 × 19 inches. Tacoma Art Museum, Museum purchase, 2001.38 A–B. Photo: Richard Nicol.