Exhibit Opening – Americans Interned: A Family’s Story of Social Injustice
June 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Seattle Kokon Taiko will be performing for the exhibit opening of Americans Interned: A Family’s Story of Social Injustice
The exhibit is a collaboration of Everett artists and Schack Art Center Artists of the Year for 2018, Jan and Chris Hopkins.
Jan is a renowned basketry and sculptural fiber artist working with unconventional natural materials. Her work is exhibited in galleries and private collections across the country. Her husband, Chris, enjoyed a high profile career designing, drawing and painting images for movie poster art in Hollywood, before focusing on works that celebrate compelling stories of American perseverance.
Their recent endeavor was inspired by Jan’s desire to learn more about her cultural identity. As a child of interned Japanese Americans, there was a lack of knowledge concerning her heritage or the ordeal her family endured.
For more information about the exhibit, visit http://www.schack.org/exhibits/americans-interned/