Our Team

We may be few, but this is just the beginning. Meet our team members, composed of both deaf and hearing artists.

 
 
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Mia Hartley, Founder and Co-Artistic Director

Mia Hartley is currently a Fulbright Postgraduate Student Scholar pursuing her MMus degree in Advanced Musical Studies at the University of London, Royal Holloway. Her interests in the arts comprise of accessibility in music and theatre, singing-songwriting, composing, and administrating innovative collaborations amongst colleagues. Mia is also a Board-Certified Music Therapist, having had the experience of student-teaching at the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind as well as working with Alzheimer's clients in the Tallahassee, Florida, community. 

 
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Kellie Martin, Curator and Co-Artistic Director 

Kellie Martin is an non-binary androgynous queer visual artist, graduate from Gallaudet University Alumnae in Studio Arts and Theatre Productions, and currently living in Seattle, Washington. Kellie is a Co-lead for PNW Deaf Artists Exhibition, is heavily involved with Deaf Spotlight, a non-profit organization in Seattle, Washington, and an active participant of the #Deaftalent movement.  Ze is a driven artist, thespian, curator and advocate, and wants to empower artists to discover open doors and better opportunities in the artistic community.  She hopes to spread awareness through politics, social justice and promote healing dialogues within the community.