Elsewhere is a museum and artist residency set in a 3-floor, former, thrift store. With people and things, we build collaborative futures.


2018
Spencer Merolla

Spencer Merolla

Spencer Merolla studied religion as an undergraduate and had embarked on a career in academia before finding her way back to her first love, visual art. Her work explores the social practices and material culture of grief and remembrance through various affectively-charged materials. During Merolla’s residency, she created Album Amicorum.  
Milla Toukkari

Milla Toukkari

Milla Toukkari is a visual artist from Helsinki, Finland. She has graduated with an MFA and MoA, majoring in printmaking and design. Her works are indebted to the transformative and transitional processes essential to printmaking, even though the pieces also involve elements from photography, writing, and installation. Nonetheless, the ever-fleeing and ultimately deconstructive nature of...
lydia see

lydia see

lydia see is a multidisciplinary practitioner, educator, and curator of art + archives who is passionate about the uses of art for social justice + civic engagement. Working primarily at the intersections of photography with fiber/object/craft/performance, her practice involves material and conceptual investigation through research and collection and is rooted in history: literal and conceptual,...
Kimberly Lyle

Kimberly Lyle

Kimberly Lyle’s work explores our human relationships to systems of language, communication, learning, and technology. Within each of these systems she often uses translation as a strategy for understanding the movement of meaning – between languages, between people, between mediums. By questioning these larger structures in often personal ways, she hopes to better understand how...
Alejandro Franco

Alejandro Franco

Alejandro Franco’s work is a quest to find a new function for discarded objects, to give them a new role, a new life. In an industrial landscape where made objects and information flows overwhelm us, he finds fulfillment in building characters out of various objects that were previously resting without purpose. Seeking hidden similarities between...
Hannah Lewis

Hannah Lewis

Hannah Lewis is a visual artist, vintage clothing seller, and treasure hunter born and raised in southwest Florida. Organizing her embarrassingly large troll doll collection, restoring old clothing, and searching for bizarre objects to include in her next artwork are just a few of her favorite pastimes. Lewis’s sculptural works explore how branding and media influence...
Antonia B Larkin

Antonia B Larkin

Antonia B. Larkin is a multidisciplinary artist whose main focus is contemporary black womanhood. Larkin completed a MFA in sculpture from Cranbrook Academy of art, and a BFA in fine art from Georgia Southern University. During her residency at Elsewhere, Larkin created Vessel.
Aurora San Miguel

Aurora San Miguel

Aurora San Miguel uses the title of artist to wear many hats (poet, theorist, archivist, publisher, screenwriter, filmmaker, sculptor, party planner, proprietor, etc.). She is concerned with ZOOM (dilation, exposing in literal and metaphoric ways–intensities). She received a BFA in Photomedia and a BA in Cinema & Media Studies at the University of Washington in 2018. Aurora...
Avery Rose

Avery Rose

Avery Rose is a 3rd generation dumpster diver currently based wherever her car is parked. She has a BFA in painting and 4 years of professional experience in furniture, upholstery, and restoration related fields. She likes to explore color, shape, and line through tattooing, textile work, painting on unconventional surfaces, collecting natural and discarded objects,...
Nadia Ahmed

Nadia Ahmed

Nadia Ahmed is a slow-reader, movie snob, and insomniac. She is also a performance artist, sculptor, and arts administrator currently based in Seattle, WA. She is interested in showing vulnerability as strength and exploring her perpetual discomfort through her work. After she leaves Elsewhere, she looks forward to creating inclusive, accessible, and collaborative art spaces. She can...
Chee Earn Khor

Chee Earn Khor

  Chee Earn Khor is a multidisciplinary artist who grew up in Malaysia. In the attempts of manifesting awareness from one body to another, she utilizes sculptures, installations, and performance to ponder, document and distort relatable human experiences. Personal narratives, observations of cultural signifiers, along with a tablespoon of curiosity and a dash of humor currently...
Anna Bonesteel

Anna Bonesteel

  Anna Bonesteel graduated this June with an estimable training in the canonical arts. [S/he thinks at eight percent irony.] Anna was briefly enrolled at Brown University and studied at RISD’s European Honors Program in Rome. S/he currently reads predominantly fiction, much of it in translation from the French (?). An interest in soft systems animates...