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).