Andrew Peterson

County: King County



Award Recipient 2009
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Andrew Peterson received 2009 GAP Award funding to go towards materials purchases and to cover exhibition expenses in a collaborative drawing project. As an artist, he strives to create an art practice that is both inclusive and collaborative in nature. Interactor is simultaneously a drawing project, an open-ended social inquiry, and an opportunity for at-risk youth to be directly involved in contemporary art. Through his involvement at Sanctuary Art Center in Seattle’s U-District, Andrew has come to know several street-involved youth. He intends to invite these individuals to work with him on a future Interactor project.