Shift Collaborative Studio

Seattle, United States of America

Seattle, United States of America

Shift is a collaborative artists' studio which opened in December 2004 in the renovated Tashiro-Kaplan arts complex; an artist live/work building at 306 S. Washington in the Pioneer Square district of Seattle.

Shift was established as an artist-run space, with the primary goal of supporting Northwest area artists, working in a variety of media, who are dedicated to creating challenging and innovative work.  

Shift exists as a venue for its artists to exhibit, develop and advance their work.  Shift is committed to celebrating art of diverse media and rigorous content.

Shift's founders are Garth Amundson, Stephen Chalmers, Cara Jaye, Pierre Gour and Joni Papp.

“The Poetics of Space”, Installation, 2010, Lee Hochberg
“Both large”, blown glass, 2010
“Navigation”, Mixed media print, 2008, James Harnois
“Textualis”, Technique/description, 2011, Ted Hiebert
“Dance in the Night”, photograph, 2010, Susan Gans
“Floating Islands”, Encaustic on board, 2010, Jo Moniz
“Revelations”, Ink and wax on paper, 2011, Adele Eustis
“Flower chain”, Dipped wax, 2009