(humility and wanting solidarity-
in spite of our mistakes and flaws)
Ellen Garvens is the Chair of Division of Art in University of Washington-Seattle, and Professor of Photomedia. Her work has been collected by the Tacoma Art Museum (Tacoma, WA), The Museum of Fine Arts (Houston, TX), Allen Memorial Art Museum (Oberlin, OH), and the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, CT). Ellen Garvens is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin in Madison (BS,1979) and the University of New Mexico (MA,1982; MFA,1987). Her work has been exhibited nationwide, including at such venues as Solomon Fine Art in Seattle, WA; Jayne H. Baum Gallery in New York, NY; Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art in Cleveland, OH; Fotofest International in Houston, TX; and Dolby Chadwick Gallery in San Francisco, CA, among others.