Community Conversation: Readiness & Resilience

Published: July 27, 2021

Categories: Community & Networking Events

Join us on Thursday, August 5 from 5-6:15 p.m. for Community Conversation: Readiness and Resilience. Moderated by artist and educator June T. Sanders, this panel discussion will be guided by the question “What does readiness and resilience mean to you in your art practice and community?” During this conversation, artists from across Washington State will speak to a range of topics, including being ready for unexpected change, building resilience through building community, and how the current pandemic and racial injustices has shifted our thinking around readiness and resiliency.

This program is presented in partnership with the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and CERF+.


June T Sanders is a trans artist, writer, educator, and curator from south east wa state. She lives there still. She is an assistant professor with the digital technology & culture program at Washington State University.



Roin Morigeau is a queer + two-spirit interdisciplinary artist experiencing and investigating pain through mixed-media such as drawing, painting, installation, and sculpture. Living with physical limitations and chronic pain from a spinal injury, Roin centers their art practice as a form of protest and healing.

Their work lives in public and private collections including ARTSWA, The City of Spokane, and has been shown in numerous group and solo exhibitions including yəhaw̓ at King St. Station at Seattle Office of Arts + Culture, Whitworth University Bryon Oliver Gallery, Sacred Circle Gallery at Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center, and the Chase Gallery at Spokane City Hall. They are the owner/ curator of YES IS A FEELING, an artist-run studio and gallery in downtown Spokane, and a member of Saranac Art Projects. Roin is a descendant of the Flathead Salish Tribe of Montana and lives in occupied Spokane territories where they were raised.

Headshot Credit: Cami Bradley Photography

Shantell Jackson
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Chai Adera
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Dujie Tahat (he/they)
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