A Dialogue of Forms: Interview with Vicki Scuri, The ELP Airway Artist

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Going from printmaking to public art seems like a big step. How did it happened in your case?
Going from printmaking to public art took a leap of faith. I resigned my teaching job at Whitman College to move to Seattle to pursue a career as an artist in a larger city, with my peers. Through a series of coincidences, I rented a studio on the line of the proposed Downtown Seattle Transit Project, a major public works project for transit. I saw the DSTP call for artists and I applied. Four artists were selected for the design team, three well-known artists from New York City, and me. For me, this was a big opportunity. The design team spanned three years. By the time, I completed my projects I was schooled and retooled in interdisciplinary design. This marks the beginning of Vicki Scuri SiteWorks.
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