From Portland. I’ve never heard of her, and her website is mysterious – all flash, little info. Administered by the Seattle Art Museum, the Betty Bowen Award goes annually to a Northwest artist. The top prize is $15,000. Two runner-up awards for $2,500 go to Elias Hansen and Barbara Sternberger.
Oct. 21, 6-7 p.m., there’s a reception for the three artists at SAM, followed by artists’ talks, 7-8. Free admission.
This image, filed under “writing,” is on her website. May or may not be her work. I like it either way, as the illusion to which the image refers is in all senses threadbare.