Speakers

Ginger Ewing & Luke Baumgarten

Co-Founders of Terrain Spokane

Ginger Ewing & Luke Baumgarten co-founded Terrain, an organization working to build an Inland Northwest that is stronger, more diverse and expressive by helping culture creators find their voice, find their community and find economic opportunity. 

Ginger founded Window Dressing, a program designed to create opportunity for artists and makers by activating vacant storefronts and revitalizing neighborhoods. Window Dressing became a program of Terrain in 2016. She is a commissioner of the Spokane Arts Commission and the Washington State Arts Commission

Luke is a writer and community organizer whose career has spanned the media arts having worked for 10 years as a journalist dedicated to arts, culture and social justice reporting. He's a founder of Fellow Coworking and a partner in Treatment Creative, a design and marketing studio focused on enriching both our digital and physical lives. He sits on the board of the Spokane Symphony, the Dean's Advisory Committee at Gonzaga University, and Laboratory - an interactive arts residency in Spokane.

 


Lari Radabaugh Gibbons is a professor at the University of North Texas, where she teaches printmaking and directs the Print Research Institute of North Texas (P.R.I.N.T Press). She earned an MFA from the University of Nebraska and a BA from Grinnell College (Grinnell, Iowa). She will be working on a weeklong collaborative project that will overlap with the RMPA Symposium and has been funded by the WSU Arts & Humanities Grant.

 

Lari has won numerous grants — including the inaugural Research and Creativity Grant at the University of North Texas (2009–10) — and her work is held in nationally and internationally renowned collections. Lari's prints and drawings have been featured in over seventy-five national, international and traveling exhibitions in venues such as the Centre of Culture Promotion (Czestochowa, Poland), International Fine Print Dealers Association (New York, New York), and Musée d’Art Contemporain de Chamalières (Auvergne, France). During the past ten years, her work has earned more than fifteen awards, notably from “Espacio de Art” (Rosario, Argentina), Gufang Gallery (Beijing, China) and New Leaf Editions (Vancouver, Canada).

  


Judith Baumann currently lives in Pendleton, Oregon where she is the Master Printer for Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts, a non-profit fine art print publisher located on the Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation. Judith received her MFA in Printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University and her BFA from Alfred University NYSCC School of Art and Design. In 2015, she completed Tamarind Institute’s Professional Printer Training Program.
She has taught printmaking and drawing at several institutions, most notably The Evergreen State College from 2005-2014 and Northern Arizona University from 2015-2017. She has lead numerous workshops all over the country, including The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology in Oregon, Washington State University in Vancouver,  The University of Alabama in Huntsville, and Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. She is the 2005 recipient of Virginia Museum of Fine Art Professional Fellowship Award in Printmaking. Her work has been shown nationally in group, juried and solo exhibitions and is help in several public special collections across the country.
Under the imprint Renegade Cascade Editions, she creates unique printmedia editions of her own work and fine art print collaborations. She specializes in lithography, letterpress and digital integration in print. However, she enjoys combining ink with paper in any socially conscious capacity.