Project: The Vancouver Project

The Vancouver Project contemplates the beautiful, grotesque and sublime in this visual art exhibition.

Pacific Northwest-based artists Christen Mattix, Scott Kolbo, Scott Erickson, Matthew Whitney, Jeremy Mangan and Jen Grabarczyk created the collection during a two week art residency at Regent College in Vancouver, BC.

Project Tour

August 10 - November 28 - John Knox Presbyterian Church, Normandy Park, WA

The project closed at John Knox Presbyterian Church in Normandy Park, WA from August 10th through November 28th.

May 18 - July 31 - Church of the Beloved, Edmonds, WA

The project was on display at Church of the Beloved in Edmonds, WA from May 4th through July 31st and was a part of the Third Thursday Edmonds Art Walk.

May 4 - May 16 - University Presbyterian Church, Seattle, WA

The project was at University Presbyterian Church in Seattle, WA from May 4th through May 16th. The show was part of Image Journal's Sixth Annual Denise Levertov Award with Eugene Peterson.

April 1 - April 24 - Green Bean Coffee House, Seattle, WA

The project adorned the walls of the Green Bean Coffee House in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood of Seattle from April 1st through April 24th. The Green Bean is a ministry of Sanctuary Christian Reformed Church, which meets in the nearby Taproot Theatre.

February 27 - March 29 - First Christian Reformed Church of Seattle

The project rolled on to First Christian Reformed Church of Seattle from February 27th through March 29th.

January 14 - February 12 - Lookout Gallery, Regent College - Vancouver, BC

The project then returned to site of the residency while at The Lookout Gallery at Regent College in Vancouver, BC from January 14th through February 12th.

November 10 - December 13 - Mars Hill Graduate School - Seattle, WA

The project moved to Mars Hill Graduate School from November 10th through December 13th.

November 6 - The Fat Tiger Gallery - Seattle, WA

The project opened at The Fat Tiger Gallery on November 6th, as part of the Seattle First Thursday Art Walk.

Residency Journal

Resident artist Christen Mattix was gracious enough to record her impressions during the retreat.

Vancouver Project Journal

Residency Interviews

Curator Brian Moss interviewed each artist as the residency began. Read about each artist statement and hear their interview on Brian's blog, The Prayerbook Project.

The Prayerbook Project