Deaf Artists Spotlight hosted by UW ASL Club

The American Sign Language club at the UW would like to invite you to our upcoming event, “Deaf Artists Spotlight”. There are 4 Deaf artists featured, and they will be having a discussion about their careers, the ways in which their identities influence their art, and highlighting some of their favorite creations!

Tuesday, May 18th. 3-4pm PDT

Our featured artists are:

-Kellie Martin (they/them): A Deaf and Queer artist, a graduate at Savannah College of Art and Design, and the Art and Design Director for Deaf Spotlight
-Jessica Flores (she/her): a Latina comedian, Deaf advocate, illustrator, improviser, occasional YouTuber, “retired” graffiti artist, and more
– Brittany Castle (she/her): Deaf graphic artist and owner of business, 58 Creativity
– Isabel Laínez (she/her): Latina graphic designer & Illustrator

This event will be primarily conducted in American Sign Language. English voice interpretation and English captioning will be provided. The event will be recorded and made available asynchronously on the SDC website ( after the event.


If you have any questions or accessibility concerns, please contact Christine Lew at

Image Description: Dark green background with black and white photo of hands making the “ART” sign in ASL. Pink and blue thread making a zig-zag curve in the background. Text in top left in a tan star shape reads “DEAF ARTISTS SPOTLIGHT”. Text in bottom right in an orange star shape reads “Tuesday, May 18th. 3-4pm PDT  Logos in top right corner are ASUW, SDC, D-Center, and ASL Club. Logo in bottom left corner is green ‘Disability IS Diversity’ box.