Lin Lucas                                                                
TEACHER/ARTIST/PERFORMER

Vision, Creativity, Commitment

Multidisciplinary artist specializing in visual-narrative (comics) and butoh inspired creative movement. Seasoned teacher with a broad range of classroom experience, ages 5 to Adult Adept at developing programs and curriculum that enhance learning by bridging distinct disciplines through the introduction of cross-disciplinary, integrated studies in which arts play a central role.

 Education and Training

  • Bachelor of Arts in Education, Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, 2008
  • Washington State Residency Certificate, 2008, Endorsements: Elementary Education
  • NAIS Diversity Leadership Institute, 2004
  • National Coalition Building Foundation, Facilitator Training, 2005
  • Teaching Artist Training Lab, Seattle Repertory Theatre, 2011/2012
  • Race Facilitation Training, Seattle Race & Social Justice Initiative, 2014

Teaching                                                                                             

Highlights: 

  • Powerful Schools: 2012-Present
  • Coyote Central: 2012-Present
  • Frye Art Museum: Summer 2014
  • Path With Art: 2011-Present
  • Gage Academy (Youth Programs): 2002-2006, 2012-Present
  • Northwest School - 1998 – 2010

Diversity Coordinator (Northwest School): 2005 – 2010

  • Drafted and coordinated implementation of a 5-year Diversity Strategic Plan
  • Conducted trainings in cultural competence and organizational assessment
  • Fostered a pro-active approach to cross-cultural training and cultural competence.
  • Co-developed self-study tools for anti-bias and inclusion assessment
  • Co-developed and implemented cultural competence workshops for grades 8-12

Artistic Accomplishments

Published Work (Comics)

2011: Survivor Tales: Aftershock, King County Health Dept.

2010: "Swine Flu", King County Health Dept. (Inking)

2008: "No Ordinary Flu” (inking), King County Health Dept.         

2002: Jean DuSable, True Heritage Press

1998: “Creepy Joe”, Le Dernier Neurone (French Anthology)

  • Creepy Joe #2: Sister Secrets, Zowie Comics Studio
  • Creepy Joe #1: Welcome to Boom Town, Zowie Comics Studio

 1997: “Moscow Lab No. 2” – Two Fisted Science (anthology)

  • “The Mercy Stone” – Top Shelf Anthology (fall), Top Shelf Comics

1995: “Black & White & Read All Over”, The Stranger

1994 – 1997: Strips and spot illustrations: Real Change Newspaper

Other Published Works

2014: “The Black Flame Society”, Genesis II Anthology, Black Science Fiction Society

Exhibits

2009: “Ourouboros”, Rosetta Hunter Gallery, Group Show-Seattle Central Community College

2006:   “”Cages”, Festival Sundiata, Group Show-Seattle Center

2004:   “Agents of the Sky”, Festival Sundiata, Group Show-Seattle Center Performance

Performance

2013: Marrow In The Madness, Headwaters Theatre, Portland, Oregon (Dir. Diego Pinon)

  • Geishas, Seattle International Dance Festival, Art on The Fly (Dir. Sheri Brown)
  • Suitcases, 4 Culture Site-specific performance, Snoqualmie Train Depot, Snoqualmie, WA

2012: Higher Ground, Seattle Fringe Festival (Dir. by Helen Thorsen)

2011: Joie, (Butoh Performance), Seattle International Dance Festival, Art on the Fly (Dir. by Helen Thorsen)

  • Wandering and Wondering (Butoh Performance), Seattle Arboretum-Japanese Gardens (Dir. by Joan Laage)

2010: Julius Caesar, Freehohold Engaged Theatre (Dir. by Robin Lynn Smith)

2009: El Asalto, Chapel Theatre, Seattle, WA (Dir. by Danse Perdue)

  • Attitudes Passionelles, Chapel Theatre, Seattle, WA (Dir. by Danse Perdue)

2008: Gold Dust (Tour), Kushu Province, Japan (Dir. by Sheri Brown)

  • Flood, w/Death Posture (Chapel Theatre)
  • Our God is Marching On, Seattle Center Armory (Dir. by Timeca Briggs/Central District Arts Forum)

2006: I Awake, Seattle, WA (Feature Film, Dir. Malik Isasis)

2004: And I’ll Be There, (Dir. by Timeca Briggs/Central District Arts Forum)

  • Black to the Future, Seattle Center Science Fiction Museum (Dir. by Timeca Briggs/Central District Arts Forum)
  • Water, Skin Dark, Cornish College of the Arts (Dir. by Timica Briggs)
  • I Have a Dream, Seattle Center Armory, (Dir. - Timeka Briggs/Central District Arts Forum)

Bibliography

“Comics: Top Dog, Top Drawer, Top Shelf”, The Rocket, March 1998.

“Hit”, David Lasky, Comics Journal #207, September 1998.

“Two Fisted Science”, Comics Worth Reading (on line review) 2006. http://comicsworthreading.com/2006/03/14/two-fisted-science/

 Internet Movie Data Base: http://www.imdb.com/find?q=lin+lucas&s=all