Take the CakeProjects
Name: Take the Cake: Celebrating Stranger Genius Award Winners 2003-2006
Date: November 2 – December 14, 2006
Produced by: ArtPatch and The Henry Gallery
Location: The Henry Gallery, Seattle WA
Link: Gathering Genius Award winners under one roof is a smart and fun — idea in The Seattle PI
Description: After hosting the 4th Annual Stranger Genius Awards Ceremony, Saturday, October 21 in the galleries, ArtPatch and the Henry Art Gallery present a survey of past and present Genius Award recipients. This exhibition recognizes the award’s role in celebrating artists working in Seattle, and their numerous contributions to our creative community. This year’s awardees—Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo (collectively known as Lead Pencil Studio) for visual art; On the Boards for organization; Jonathan Raban for writing; James Longley for film, and scenic designer Jennifer Zeyl for theater, join past “geniuses,” including visual artists Victoria Haven, Susan Robb, and SuttonBeresCuller, writers Rebecca Brown, Matt Briggs, and John Olson, performers Gabriel Barron, Sarah Rudinoff, and Chris Jeffries, filmmakers Web Crowell, David Russo, and Michael Seiwerath, and organizations Vital 5, Velocity Dance Center, Seattle School, and The Frye Art Museum. ArtPatch and the Henry present Take the Cake with the curatorial expertise of Sara Krajewski (Henry Art Gallery: Visual Arts), Lane Czaplinski (On the Boards: Theater), Peter Lucas (Northwest Film Forum, Cinema Seattle: Film), Eric Fredericksen (Western Bridge: Organizations), and Matthew Stadler (Clear Cut Press, Nest Magazine, Public Speakers, The Back Room: Literature).