Evan Blackwell

Seattle, WA

Evan Blackwell came to Seattle from New Rochelle, New York. in 1999, he completed a Fine Arts degree with a ceramics focus from Alfred University in New York and earned his Master of Fine Arts degree in 2008 from the University of Washington. His works range from small, functional objects to site-specific public installations, which are inspired by the process of reclamation in the form of growth, decay, and renewal over time. With his early training in ceramics, the thread that connects his background in craft with his current studio practice is an abiding fascination with materials. In addition to his studio art practice, he currently teaches visual arts at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington.

Photo by Andrew Pogue


Mad Campus

September 13 - October 25, 2014

From September 13 to October 25, 2014, the University of Washington welcomed MadArt’s latest public art installation, Mad Campus, onto its grounds. In this exhibition, 12 temporary, site-specific works by 13 artists were displayed in various outdoor locations on the UW campus. Inspired by their locations, from hidden nooks to...

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Window Art Project

September 12 - October 4, 2009

MadArt was founded in 2009 to produce its inaugural exhibition, The Window Art Project. This collection of temporary art installations enlivened retail storefronts in Seattle’s Madison Park neighborhood, from which MadArt’s name originates. This project was made possible by 18 merchants who offered their valuable window space to 19 local...

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