Richard Andrews is president of the Skystone Foundation, the organization responsible for the realization of artist James Turrell's Roden Crater Project near Flagstaff, Arizona. In 2011 Mr. Andrews curated a survey exhibition of Turrell's work for the Garage Center for Contemporary Culture in Moscow and served as consultant to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Recent published works include essays on the work of Maya Lin (Storm King Art Center) and James Turrell (Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg). Mr. Andrews serves on the Curatorial Advisory Council for the Art:21 PBS series and the Smithsonian Archives of American Art National Advisory Committee. He is an Affiliate Associate Professor at the School of Art of the University of Washington. From 1987 to 2008, Mr. Andrews was Director of the Henry Art Gallery, the art museum of the University of Washington in Seattle, and the Pacific Northwest's leading museum of contemporary art.
Anne Focke free lances in the arts, philanthropy, and civil society. She has worked as an editor, writer, and researcher, consultant and planner, nonprofit executive, organizer and start-up activist, public arts agency staffer, curator, and artist. She served for ten years as the first executive director of Grantmakers in the Arts and for eighteen years as co-editor of its journal, the GIA Reader. She has founded new enterprises including Arts Wire, an early online network; Artist Trust, serving Washington State artists; and/or, an artist center; and Artech, a for-profit art-handling company. Anne always has something new on her mind.
Greg Kucera is a native of the NW, was raised in Gold Bar, Everett and Federal Way, moved to Seattle to attend U of W, and graduated in 1980. He is the owner of Greg Kucera Gallery (established 1983), and is a long term member of Seattle's art world with interests in the visual arts, theater, and film. Greg has been a supporter of Suyama Space since its inception.