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Past Event

My Favorite Things: Markeith Wiley

Feb 6 2020

Seattle Art Museum

Third Floor Galleries

6:30 PM – 7 PM

My Favorite Things tours bring some of the most fascinating artists, cultural producers, and community figures into the galleries to discuss their favorite works of art.

This week's tour will be led by Markeith Wiley.

About the Presenter

California native Markeith Wiley is a multi-dimensional art maker who creates out of necessity. His vast movement vocabulary spans a lifetime of influences. As of late this anti-social extrovert dabbles in dance, sound, theater, a combo of all three, or none of the above. Wiley has been an arts educator in Seattle for a while now. When they are not in the studio you can find Markeith at Rainier Dance Center in Rainier Beach or on Capitol Hill as a managing artist director at Studio Current or choreographing with both Seattle Children’s Theatre and 5th Avenue Theatre.

Markeith holds a BFA in Dance from Cornish College of the Arts and has performed or collaborated with too many national/international artist to name. In the evenings, Wiley hosts a DJ event at Vermillion Art Gallery & Bar with fellow music enthusiast Alice Gosti and has started a monthly performance party at Studio Current called SC Sessions. Wiley was a member of the 2014 City Arts Future List and graced the cover of the magazine in 2016.

Free and open to the public.
Photo: Naomi Ishisaka

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