Tory Franklin

Seattle, WA

Tory Franklin received her BFA from Cornish College of the Arts in 2000 and her MFA from Rutgers University in 2007. For the last 10 years she has focused on public art, fabricating site-specific works for MadArt Studio, Storefronts Seattle and Renton, Arts-A-Glow Festival, The VERA Project, Spaceworks Tacoma, Portland Winter Light Festival, and McCaw Hall. Working with her sister Eroyn, she co-created a permanent window piece for Harborview Medical Center, and they are currently working on the Star Lake light rail station for Sound Transit. She has received project grants from the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, 4 Culture, and Artist Trust. She enjoys creating narrative installations which combine drawing and print in public settings, and is the evening Print Resource Lab Technician at Cornish College of the Arts, where she works one-on-one with students to push them beyond traditional formats.


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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