Adriana Grant / Sierra Stinson
Trying to Land / August 26 - September 1, 2011
BIO: Adriana Grant’s poetry has appeared in Caketrain Journal, Diagram, LIT, Peaches & Bats, Series, and Shampoo, and is forthcoming in The Hat. Her work is featured in two books, Wanting Is Easier Than Having by Debra Baxter (Publication Studio) and Poetry on Wheels: An Anthology of King County’s Poetry on Buses Program 1997-2005 (Floating Bridge Press). Grant won third prize in 3rd bed‘s First Annual Prize for Poetry and Fiction, selected by Rosmarie and Keith Waldrop. Washington State’s Artist Trust has twice awarded grants in support of her writing (2008 and 2005). Adriana Grant grew up in small-town New Hampshire, lived in Seattle from 1995 to 2012, and, in early 2012, moved to Somerville, Massachusetts with her sailing-obsessed husband, Peter Mumford.
Sierra Stinson is the founder and curator of Vignettes, an alternative exhibition space and online venue for under-represented artists which features essays and interviews focused on the import and exportation of contemporary art in the Pacific Northwest. She has co-curated ONN/OF a light festival, NEPO 5k Don't Run (2012-2015) and self published Sun Worshipers, a print compendium of works by artists who represent Seattle's unique circumspection and vitality.