Gage Perspectives is a series of lectures and artist talks that represent Gage's commitment to offer our community the opportunity to engage with contemporary artists, art historians, and scholars on the subject of art, life, and the artistic practice. Gage Perspectives is comprised of three different series:

New Sensibilities, In Conversation with Gary Faigin: New Sensibilities is dedicated to exploring the work of contemporary artists who are responding through their artistic practice, to cultural, political, and aesthetic transformations in the fabric of our society. 

Art History Lecture Series: Comprised of 4 lectures, one per academic quarter, the Art History Lecture series brings art historians, scholars, and contemporary artists to Gage who offer an in-depth reflection on artistic trends, shifts, and narratives through the lens of art history.

Instructional Lecture Series: Our year-long program of instructional lectures, led by Atelier instructors Gary Faigin, Mike Magrath, and Geoff Flack, cover a wide range of principles and techniques, which are usually only available to Atelier students, ranging from the construction of believable space in a drawing or painting, to the basic architecture of the human body. 

New Sensibilities @ Town Hall: $5 for non-members, free to Gage members.
Art History Lecture Series: $15 for non-members. Free to Gage members.
Instructional Lecture series: Sliding Scale.


Gary Faigin

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Rose Frantzen

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Humaira Abid

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In recognition of the national examination of systemic racism and injustices, Gage Academy of Art is committed to continued analysis and expansion of our own institutional practices.

Land Acknowledgment: Gage Academy of Art would like to acknowledge that we stand on the traditional ancestral lands of the Coast Salish peoples—specifically the Duwamish People, past and present—and honor, with gratitude, the land itself, the Duwamish Tribe, and their ancient heritage. Without them, we would not have access to this gathering, dialogue and learning space. We ask that we take this opportunity to thank the original caretakers of this land, who are still here.

Non-Discrimination Policy: Gage Academy of Art does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, age, religion, or ethnic origin in administration of its educational and admission policies, scholarships, and any school administered programs

Gage Academy of Art is committed to social justice in a diverse democracy

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