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Giving Thanks.

Shannon Halberstadt

CEO

Artwork by Satpreet Kahlon. Insufficient Vessels, 5" x 30" x 34", 2016.

As we reflect on the year behind us and imagine the year ahead, we know we have much to be thankful for. Since its inception 30 years ago, Artist Trust has maintained a commitment to bolster the unique work of all artists in Washington State. Artist Trust was born out of the culture wars of the 1980s, and has thrived through many political and economic climates because our mission is essential to a healthy culture. 

We know that Washington State artists will continue to create work that challenges the status quo, evokes dialogue, and encourages social change. Artist Trust proudly stands beside these artists, advancing equity, providing funding, offering business training, building bridges between communities, and amplifying artist voices.

Thank you to our Artist Trust community for everything you do as artists, supporters, and friends. Our work together is more essential than ever. As we look together to the future, we know that artists will show us the way.

With gratitude,
Shannon + the Artist Trust team