Gari Watkins is a multidisciplinary artist, community organizer and creative entrepreneur from Seattle. While her artistic focus to date has been capturing the joy of everyday life through journalistic black and white photography, she ultimately seeks to bring healing to herself and her community. Gari has spent eight years providing safe spaces for all-age visual and performing artistic expression and three years promoting mental, physical and spiritual wellness. She has received an AA in Psychology and an AA in Diversity Globalism from Highline College, her BFA in Fine Art Photography from Georgia State University and is currently working on a certificate in Naturopathic Medicine at Bastyr University. Gari is fond of international travel, gardening and live music.
Gari currently splits her time between Seattle, Washington, Death Valley, California, Atlanta, Georgia and New Orleans, Louisiana. Full CV available upon request.