Publication History

Creative Nonfiction

“Rainbow Sugar”, The Normal School, Jan. 29, 2019, California State University, Fresno.

"Braids & Bows", Eleven Eleven, Issue 23, Aug. 2017, California College of the Arts.

"168 Hours on the Las Vegas Strip", Hobart, June 26, 2017. 

"Easter Road Trip", Entropy Magazine, July 14, 2016.

"She's Out of My Life," Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction Finalist, Lunch Ticket, Summer/Fall 2016.

Arts Criticism and Essays

“How Olson Kundig Renovated and Expanded Its Seattle Office”, METROPOLIS, June 2019.

“The Living Future unConference Emphasizes Equity in Sustainable Design”, METROPOLIS online, May 10, 2019.

“The Restaurant That Brings Whimsical Design to the Amazon Spheres”, METROPOLIS online, April 1, 2019.

“Breathing In Seattle’s History: SuttonBeresCuller Heals Toxic Ground and Designs for the Future”, ARCADE blog, February 14, 2019.

“Facing Reality: The Seattle Art Fair”, Two Coats of Paint, Aug. 4, 2018.

“Bohlin Cywinski Jackson’s Soma Towers Add to Greater Seattle’s Skyline”, METROPOLIS, Aug. 2018 (print and web).

"A New Type of Flâneur Strolls in Search of Humanity", Hyperallergic, March 7, 2018.

"Pacific Northwest Design: The Handcrafted, Pragmatic Approach of Seattle’s Graypants", METROPOLIS, March 2018 (print and web).

"A Tlingit Artist's Contemporary Take on her Vanishing Culture", Hyperallergic, January 12, 2018.

"Pull Me Closer: A View Inside John Grade's Middle Fork", ARCADE, September 2017.

"Selfie Obliteration: Finding Narcissistic Meaning in Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors", ARCADE blog, August 1, 2017.

"Critic's Picks: Seattle", Art Ltd., May/Jun. 2017.

"Review: Akio Takamori: Apology/Remorse at James Harris Gallery", Art Ltd., May/Jun. 2017.

"A New Vancouver Triennial Contends with Making Art in a Gentrified City", Hyperallergic, March 7, 2017.

"Review: Maija Fiebig, Thuy-Van Vu & Linda Connor at G. Gibson Gallery", Art Ltd., Mar/Apr. 2017.

"Jennifer West: Film is the Seattle Art Museum", Art Ltd. Newsletter, Feb. 24, 2017.

"Artist Profile: Juventino Aranda", Art Ltd., Jan./Feb. 2017.

"Undeniable: Edward Burtynsky's Photographs of a Changing World", ARCADE (feature writer and editor), December 2016.

"Michael Ottersen: Logic and Intuition", Two Coats of Paint, October 28, 2016.

"At the Portland Biennial, Artists Make a Case for Living on the Outskirts", Hyperallergic, September 13, 2016.

"Considering What Artists Can (and Can't) Do in a Survey of Northwest Artists", Hyperallergic, August 29, 2016.

"Resisting Stillness: Martha Rosler's Call to Action at the New Foundation", ARCADE blog, March 8, 2016.

"Confronting Homelessness Close to Home, with Help from Martha Rosler", Hyperallergic, February 29, 2016.

"The Creative Space-Time Continuum: Histories and Futures Inside the Rainier Oven Building", ARCADE, December 2015.

"Warm Rug for a Black Night: Leo Saul Berk's Storied Structures and Ornaments", ARCADE, September 2015.

"The Seattle Art Fair Arrives, with Dealers on the Hunt for Tech Money", ARTnews, August 1, 2015.

"My Beautiful, Northwest-Threaded Fantasy: The Art of Ann Hamilton's the common S E N S E", ARCADE, December 2014.

"American Beauties: Music Videos Just Want to Have Fun in a New Show at EMP", The Stranger, June 24, 2014

"The Turbulent Studio: Ned Kahn's Unpredictable Public Art" (interview), ARCADE, June 2013.

"Unsilenced Film Stills: The Images and Words of Carrie Mae Weems", The Stranger, April 17, 2013.

"Made for Each Other: Liu Ding's Store Questions the Pricelessness in a Museum's Heart", The Stranger, August 21, 2012.

"Gold Digger: King Tut in a Corporate World", The Stranger, May 29, 2012.

"Leaving History Behind: The Unused Furniture of Michael Jackson", ARCADE, October 2010.

"Yuki Nakamura and Gretchen Bennett at Howard House", The Stranger, January 12, 2010.

"The Best Museum in America", The Stranger, October 16, 2008.


Freelance Writer for Seattle Art Museum’s Seattle Asian Art Museum Renovation blog series, Oct. 2018-present.

Freelance Writer for Seattle Art Museum's 10th Anniversary of the Olympic Sculpture Park blog series, Jan.-Aug., 2017.


"Beneath the Surfaces: Conservation and Care at the Olympic Sculpture Park", May 18, 2017.

"The Park in Balance: Siting the Olympic Sculpture Park Collection", March 8, 2017.

"Sculpting a Universe", January 20, 2017.

Seattle contributor to the New American Paintings blog, 2011-2016.


"Unveiling the Resonant Context: Art AIDS America at the Tacoma Art Museum", January 4, 2016.

Interview with Seattle artist Victoria Haven, June 5, 2015.

"A Quiet, Creeping Reality: Buddy Bunting's Valley Fever at Prole Drift", July 14, 2014.