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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Carletta Carrington Wilson

Literary and visual artist Carletta Carrington Wilson has exhibited at Wa Na Wari, CoCA, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, ArtXchange Gallery, Kittredge Gallery, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Denver Public Library, Northwest African American Museum, Gallery 110, Columbia City Gallery, Onyx Galleries and Port Angeles Fine Arts Center.

The collections of Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, UW Allen Library Book Art Collection, Collins Memorial Library Book Art Collection, Swarthmore College McCabe Library and UCLA Judith A. Hoffberg Collection of Artist Books include her work.

Author of "Poem of Stone and Bone: The Iconography of James W. Washington Jr. in Fourteen Stanzas and Thirty-One Days", her work appears in This Light Called Darkness, Take a Stand: Art Against Hate, Stealing Light, Cascadia Zen, Make It True: Poems from Cascadia, Beyond the Frontier: African American Poetry in the 21st Century, African American Review, Calyx, Cimarron Review, Obsidian III, Raven Chronicles and the Seattle Review.
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