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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Nabra Nelson is a community organizer, EDI consultant, and theatre creator from Egypt, Nubia, and California. She has worked with theaters, universities, non-profits, corporations, and community organizations across the nation to strengthen community and amplify under-heard voices. She is an EDI consultant with Avent Diversity Consulting, and an independent theatre-based consultant specializing in Theatre of the Oppressed. As an independent consultant, she has worked with Sankofa Impact, Creative Advantage, Northwest Folk Life, Northwest Maritime Center, Inspire Washington, Seattle Rep, Seattle Arts & Culture for Anti-Racism, Young Women Empowered, and UCSB. She is also the Director of Arts Engagement at Seattle Rep, and a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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