ACES // Artists of Color Expo & Symposium is a BIPOC-led, community-curated program featuring art exhibitslive performancespresentationsworkshopsfilm screeningsartist talksartist opportunity tables and art marketWe are coming together with intentionality to value our work and see one another as resources, while focusing on the challenges and solutions we face as artists of color in the Pacific Northwest.

ACES 2023 is a hybrid event, presented online and in person. 

May 20 + 21, 2023

12 pm - 7 pm


ACES is FREE to attend, with a suggested donation of $10.

ASL interpreters are available on-site and via Zoom.

Free childcare is provided on-site.

ACES is presented by Shunpike, in collaboration with 4Culture, Artist Trust, Arts Corps, ArtsWA, CD Forum, Golden Bricks Events, Ground Zero Radio, Langston Seattle, Northwest Film Forum, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Refuge Outdoor Festival, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle Restored, Black Rock Spirits, Spokane Arts, The Vera Project, and Totem Star.
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Saturday, May 20 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm
From Page to Stage - a performance workshop

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How do you honor the words you wrote? How do you bring your fullest self to the stage? What do you do with your hands!?!? Here's a safe place for writers/ performers to explore how to physically embody their words and how to better emote on stage.

Presenting & Performing Artist...
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Garfield Hillson

Originally from South Florida, Garfield Hillson is a Black-Queer poet, warrior, organizer, and educator working in Seattle. He believes in the beauty of words and the power of story-sharing. He believes in trauma-informed social justice healing and that art and education are the building... Read More →

Saturday May 20, 2023 4:15pm - 5:15pm PDT
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute - Theater

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