artist profile On being Mexican-American from this Seattleite-Chicana By Marcie Sillman • Feb 20, 2018 KUOW Photo/Megan Farmer Marilyn Montufar is fascinated by life on the edge. Not the metaphorical risky edge; Montufar means civilization’s edge. Listen Listening... / 2:17 Meet the Picasso of southeast Seattle By Marcie Sillman • Feb 9, 2018 KUOW Photo/Megan Farmer You may not know Ari Glass now, but you will soon. This Southeast Seattle native has set his sights high. He’s wanted to be an artist ever since childhood, inspired by masters like Pablo Picasso. Listen Listening... / 2:01 In a time of unrest, dancing with love to heal all wounds By Adwoa Gyimah-Brempong, Bill Radke & Marcie Sillman • Jan 22, 2018 Photo courtesy of Marcie Sillman/marciesillman.com Listen Listening... / 5:31 One of them went viral in a collaboration with Yo Yo Ma; the other played Michael Jackson for the Cirque du Soleil. But you might know dancers Lil Buck and Jon Boogz best for their collaboration on the haunting video Color of Reality. Four Seattle artists you should know about (if you don't already) By Marcie Sillman • Jan 8, 2018 KUOW Photo/Megan Farmer Seattle has a rich and diverse arts community, but many people believe the city's African American artists don't get the widespread attention they deserve. We asked you for the names of local artists you're excited about; we received more than 80 names. Here are four of those artists.