Art Department

PLU Photography collaborates on Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fund and Benefit

Artist entrepreneurs pair up to help the Philippine people as they meet the challenges of this crisis

PLU Associate Professor of Photography Bea Geller and her students are working with on a collaborative invitational exhibition at the Belltown Pub in Seattle. On Thursday, March 20, the restaurant will be turned into an art gallery to garner help for victims of the Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

Megan Konkel - photo yellow flowerCulinary artist, photographer and former PLU student Erwin Arceo, is pairing up with Geller to host this night of festivities. The exhibit represents 25 years of talents from PLU’s photography program. Featured artists include current and former PLU students, including Alum Architect Jacob Himmelman '03; Seattle's Special Effects Wizard Todd Sheridan Perry '92; Montana PBS Documentary Filmmaker Stephanie Alton '88; California Artist Photographer Scott Campbell '88; New York installation artist and photographer Raquel du Toit '04; Danish Documentary Filmmaker Camilla Lee Fabricius; Krystal Lechner from Smashing Divas; and Scott Mitchell Leen '91, artist and photographer to Dale Chihuly. These artists are donating work to sell in support of the cause. 

Help fulfill a mission that could help restore devastated areas. All proceeds will be donated via the Red Cross. Tickets can be bought for $20 through Brown Paper tickets and include a creative gift, complimentary drinks and Philippine cuisine.

Photo caption: PLU Student Megan Konkel's photograph, titled "Rippled Flower", will be available at the March 20 event.  

Event Information
Where: Belltown Pub, 2322 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98121
When: Thursday, March 20, 5pm-9pm
Tickets: Brown Paper Tickets