Wednesday, February 25, 2009

James Washington article in Seattle Magazine

James Washington was featured in Seattle Magazine this month.  A short biography and a full page picture appeared in the February addition of the glossy, urban chronicle.  The photo shows Mr. Washington carving his 1969 bust of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Seattle Magazine's article Touchstone

Marita Dingus featured by Seattle PI

Artist in Residence, Marita Dingus, was featured in an article by P-I art critic.  

Regina Hackett wrote a warm entry to her blog Art to Go about Marita Dingus working at the Washington Studio.  

Photo by Hayley Young

Since the closing of the Seattle PI, Regina Hackett's new blog is at

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Artist in Residence Charles Parrish featured on Seattle Channel

Marita Dingus makes shoes at the Washington Foundation

The James & Janie Washington Foundation is pleased to announce that Marita Dingus is currently the Artist in Residence at the Washington House.  During her residency, Dingus is making shoes using some of the tools Mr. Washington used during his time as a shoemaker for the Army during WWII.