Monday, April 8, 2013

TOMORROW, April 9th, at 6-9PM at Blindfold Gallery is this year's StrangeCoupling Gallery Show!

Join us for a great opening and celebrate this year's work! Today was a busy day hanging all these wonderful collaborations, tomorrow is the finale of it all!

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Happy Couples!


We're happy to announce that Strange Coupling 2013 is proving to be as exciting as ever!

This year's coupling pairs are:

Frank Correa and Stephanie Klausing
Shaw Osha and Chao Wang
Joel Ong and Tina Aufiero
Tivon Rice and Hesheng Chen
George Rodriguez and Marisa Bautista
Serrah Russell and Alexandria Kewitt
Jenny Heishman and Eric Seremek
Luke Haynes and Caylin Cordray
Jacob Foran and Monica Pauls
Susanna Bluhm and Max Cleary
Karn Junkinsmith and Brit Ruggirello

This year's event will be held at Blindfold Gallery on Tuesday, April 9th! We're very excited about this venue, the exact times will be announced soon! For information on the space visit

Also visit the facebook page at for more frequent updates!

See you at the opening!

StrangeCo 2013

Saturday, January 26, 2013

One week left to Apply!!

Hello everyone!

You have less than one week left to send in completed applications for this year's Strange Coupling event!

The list of this year's participating artists are:

Frank Correa
Jacob Foran
Luke Haynes
Serrah Russell
Shaw Osha
Karn Junkinsmith
Tina Aufiero
George Rodriguez
Tivon Rice
Susanna Bluhm
Jenny Heishman

Remember to apply at -

send ten images with an image list to

and have an item ready to donate for the auction party FEBRUARY 16th at 5528 30th Ave NE

see you all there, and good luck!

Friday, January 4, 2013


Hello everyone and welcome to the new year - along with resolutions and good luck pork and cabbage, early January brings the return of STRANGE COUPLING, everyone's favorite University of Washington Art collaborative community show!

This year's strangeco organizing team consists of myself, Kathryn Lien, as well as Dakota Gearhart, Travis David-Smith, Lacy Draper, and Roman Carmada. We're hard at work finalizing our list of contributing artists, getting together a fundraiser, and all around being super excited for this year's show.

Now's the time to do YOUR PART - the application for student submissions for consideration in this year's show is now live at:

ANY ART STUDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON MAY APPLY! GRAD OR UNDERGRAD! IVA OR DXARTS! 3D4M OR DRAWING AND PAINTING! PHOTOMEDIA! DRAMA! DANCE! As long as you have an interest in collaboration and a stockpile of images to send along, go to the link and fill out the application and you will be in the running.

In addition to the questionnaire, every applicant must email 10 images with attached image list to It is also required that every application either donate a piece to the StrangeCo 2013 auction OR volunteer at the auction.

Looking forward to hearing from you all! Updates will be posted here, sent through the art department's email, AS WELL as the facebook page.

Happy applying!

The Strange Co. 2013 Team

Monday, November 7, 2011

2012 !!!

Welcome to Strange Coupling! A longstanding UW tradition, StrangeCo is an exciting opportunity for UW students to collaborate 1-on-1 with established Seattle artists.

Visit here to complete your application:

Applications are due December 18th at midnight (deadline extended), with a final selection made in early January. Following the final selection we will be having an announcement party at Rodrigo Valenzuela's house (date tbd). This will mark the start of your collaborations. We are hoping to provide you with 2 months of time to collaborate. The final exhibit will be displayed at Charlie Schuck's Belltown Studio. The show will open on a Thursday in late March and run through the weekend. We look forward to seeing you all at the Fundraiser - December 14th at 7pm at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery. Contact if you have any questions.
A shot from last year's fundraiser auction.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Joshua Peterson on his collaboration with Nicholas Nyland

See Joshua and Nicholas's piece at Vermillion until April 23rd!