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Liz Gasper

Newcastle, WA, United States

Liz Gasper is a fiber artist and maker who has exhibited in gallery and museum shows including Earth Fire and Fibre at the Anchorage Museum, Oregon Juried Fibre, Artists Books at Northwest Artists Workshop and others. In a review, Artweek magazine called her "Oz" cyanotype fiber book "a charming object" She embraced the Mail Art movement by organizing a dozen annual shows with hundreds of artists from over 40 countries. When she married her sweetheart on Valentine's Day, artists from around the globe responded to her project "Mail Art Bride" creating art on pieces of torn up wedding dresses and sending them through the mail. An exhibit and book resulted. Liz teaches papermaking, fiber arts, ceramics, glass fusing and other media in venues such as Mini Maker Faire at Seattle's MoPop museum, art festivals, school camps and for auction fundraising. She is a founder of Kent Kids' Arts Day a daylong interactive festival for families with professional artists. As an arts administrator, Liz managed a public art program for a small city, was executive director for an arts council and served as an Arts Management Fellow at the National Endowment for the Arts. Liz has been an ArtPrize fan for years and is delighted to join the fun.

Liz's ArtPrize Entries

These are Liz's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.

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    Star Dash Bang

    2018 ArtPrize Entry Liz Gasper
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