Heritage, identity, history, memory, coexistence and freedom are just a few of the themes investigated in the exhibition American/Asian: A Tale of New Cultures on view April 15 through June 14 at City Hall. Curated by ArtXchange Gallery, the exhibition presents works by 14 regional artists who explore their identity as Asian-Pacific Americans in the Pacific Northwest. The artworks include mixed media, painting, photography, encaustic and scroll cut wood sculpture.
The exhibition features artworks by MalPina Chan, Carina A. del Rosario, Deborah Kapoor, Chiyo Sanada with Barbara McConkey, June Sekiguchi, Arun Sharma, William Song, Joseph Songco, Jonathan Wakuda Fischer, Barry Wong, Dean Wong, Frederic Wong, and Mia Yoshihara-Bradshaw.
Meet the artists at a reception, 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, April 22 in City Hall lobby.
Image: Chiyo Sanada and Barbara McConkey, Coexistence Series: Soul (detail), 2009, giclee print, 20″ x 16″.