950 Gallery

The 950 Gallery is permanently closed.

From June 2016 through March 2020, Spaceworks provided a space for contemporary artists and curators to host feature exhibitions – entirely of their own creation. These 23 exhibits were unique, culturally rich, historically significant, exploratory, and widely varied in form and content. Many were a catalyst for the community to come together, forming tighter bonds and furthering relationships. Spaceworks is honored to have been able to offer this project, and we celebrate the multitude of small and big wins that came about during its time.

All of the 950 Gallery exhibits are archived here, where the hard work of these passionate artists and curators can be remembered.

Past Exhibits

Rhoda
Paige Pettibon & the Hayward Family

Spaceworks Tacoma announces Rhoda, an exhibit by the Hayward Family at the 950 Gallery. (more…)

A Pioneering Spirit
Dionne Bonner

Spaceworks Tacoma announces A Pioneering Spirit: a Fight for Liberty and Freedom, an educational art exhibit by Dionne Bonner at the 950 Gallery.

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The Missing Women Series
Lynette Charters

Spaceworks Tacoma presents The Missing Women Series, featuring over 30 paintings by Lynette Charters at the 950 Gallery.

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JB² : a Jasmine Brown Collaboration
Jasmine Iona Brown & Jazz Brown

Spaceworks Tacoma presents JB² : a Jasmine Brown Collaboration, featuring artworks by Jasmine Iona Brown & Jazz Brown at the 950 Gallery.

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Dinosauryland
Catherine Cross Uehara

An exhibition by Catherine Cross Uehara at the 950 Gallery. This exhibit is part of yəhaw̓, an Indigenous-led, yearlong project that includes satellite installations, performances, workshops and trainings, artists-in-residence, art markets, a publication, and partner events.

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Encompass
Elise Richman and Nicholas Nyland

An exhibition by Elise Richman and Nicholas Nyland at the 950 Gallery

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Silent Salinity – After the Dig
Mary Coss

Art and science meld in salt encrusted artifacts, a dystopian landscape, poetics of language and video projection. An exhibition by Mary Coss at the 950 Gallery

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I’m F.I.N.E.
barry johnson

barry johnson celebrates growing up ‘80s and color in a solo show at the 950 Gallery

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Sharp Turner
Chris Sharp & Galen Turner

An exhibition by two, top-shelf, Tacoma artists / sign makers. Galen Turner does neon, and Chris Sharp does paint at the 950 Gallery

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Study of Site and Space
Allison Hyde

A group exhibition that seeks to address the innate human connection to site and space curated by Allison Hyde at the 950 Gallery

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The Light We Hear
Andy Behrle

An exhibit of multimedia sculptures & installations by Andy Behrle at the 950 Gallery
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#SEXUNTOLD
Katlyn Hubner

An exhibit of paintings, poems, and interviews by Katlyn Hubner at the 950 Gallery
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Moon Moan
Asia Tail & Raven Juarez

New Works by Raven Juarez & Asia Tail at the 950 Gallery
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PRESENT / TENSE
Malayka Gormally & Tom Gormally

A duel exhibit featuring new works by Malayka Gormally & Tom Gormally at the 950 Gallery

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2017 GTCF Foundation of Art Award
Multiple

An exhibit honoring the ten Pierce County visual artists nominated for the 10th Foundation of Art Award, given by the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation. (more…)

Immigration – Hopes Realized, Dreams Derailed
Curated by Susan N. Platt & David Long

A multimedia exhibition about immigration and detention on display at the 950 Gallery. Curated by art critic Susan N. Platt and mural artist David Long, the exhibit addresses the urgent issue of immigration from multiple perspectives.

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Uplandos: Art of Bruce Bickford
Curated by Nicholas Garaffe and Issac Olsen

A legendary animator with a loyal following finally gets his first exhibition in Tacoma! 

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Scars & Stripes: A Cambodian American Experience
Red Scarf Revolution

An exhibition featuring work by contemporary artists as well as photos and text from Khmer American: Naga Sheds Its Skin, an exhibition created by the Khmer American community and Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience.

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Protect the Sacred
yəhaw̓ Indigenous Creatives Collective

An exhibition giving voice to the diverse Urban Indian community of this region. Including over 27 artists, all the exhibition proceeds went to support the water protectors resisting the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock. (more…)

High Blood
Curated by The Culture Shock Collective

A group exhibit allowing artists to address and explore issues that give them high blood in the context of their own lived experiences – race, gender, sexuality, and politics.
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2016 Foundation of Art Award
Multiple Artists

An exhibit of 16 artists nominated for the 2016 Foundation of Art Award at the 950 Gallery
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Hands At Work
Iris Graville and Moon Scriver

Hands at Work: Stories of Locals Who Work with Their Hands (more…)

Bomber Boys
UWT Museum Studies Students & Bering Street Studio

Bomber Boys: Presented by UWT Museum Studies Students & Bering Street Studio
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