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I Am Seattle Center-Kristin Ebeling

KRISTIN EBELING is the Director of Seattle’s Skate Like a Girl, an organization that promotes confidence, leadership and social justice through the sport of skateboarding. The group produces many events throughout the summer at Seattle Center Skatepark, Seattle Center’s skateboard park. “As someone who skated for five years without Skate Like a Girl and without […]


I Am Seattle Center-Tom Dewey

TOM DEWEY has worked at the Book-It Repertory Theatre Box Office since April 2009.  When not there, he appears as an actor on many Seattle-area stages and choreographs fights for the theatre, including for Book-It’s latest production, Welcome to Braggsville. “Last year on the education tour, we did Romeo and Juliet for the Yakima Tribal […]


I Am Seattle Center-Bonnie Hedman

BONNIE HEDMAN.  Known as the “Gardening Grandma,” Bonnie has a plot in the Uptown P-Patch, located on the roof of Mercer Street Parking Garage.  She is active in the gardening community there, and she works with Center School students teaching them botanical skills. “My dad was in the military and we moved about every nine […]


I Am Seattle Center-Dug Hagen

DUG HAGEN, Seattle Center Sound Engineer.  Dug applies his veteran skills as a sound operator at many venues across campus, and for a variety of events, both professional and community-based. “The thing about Seattle Center is that it exists for the public’s delight, to come here and have a place to relax or to see […]


I Am Seattle Center-Annelih Hamilton

ANNELIH HAMILTON, Retail Lead and Social Media Manager, Seattle Children’s Museum. Annelih has been working at the museum since August 2014. She holds a Masters of Fine Arts in acting from the University of Florida, and acts in many Seattle theater productions. “It’s great to be with an organization that is unique. We really encourage […]


I Am Seattle Center-Jane Levy

JAN LEVY, Chair of Seattle Center Advisory Commission. Jan heads up a group of Seattle residents who advise Seattle Center on planning and direction. She also co-chaired the Century 21 Committee, which recommended a new design plan for the campus several years back called Seattle Center Century 21 Master Plan. She currently serves as Executive Director […]


I Am Seattle Center-Hilary Lee

HILARY LEE, Exhibition Manager at Chihuly Garden and Glass.  Hilary started working at the Chihuly museum in May 2012, when it opened. Before that, she worked for the Pratt Fine Arts Center. She holds a BA in Fine Arts and Economics from UW, and an MA in Visual Arts Administration from NYU. “I really like […]


I Am Seattle Center-Gretchen Lenihan

GRETCHEN LENIHAN, Event Sales and Servicing Rep.  Gretchen works with outside clients who come to campus to help produce their events.  She’s taken on events both big and small, and is masterful at making a producer’s dreams a reality. “I feel that Seattle Center, in a very real way, is the heart of the community. […]


I Am Seattle Center-Jack Matsui

JACK MATSUI was born and raised in California. When he was 18, he was interned with his family in Arkansas. To leave the camp, he got a job making ammunition boxes. After the war, he got a job in Chicago operating a punch press. He was then drafted and passed his physical, but they marked […]


I Am Seattle Center-Amy Simons

AMY SIMONS has been a Resident at Pottery Northwest since May 2015.  Pottery Northwest is one of the largest and most nationally celebrated educational clay institutions on the West Coast and is a hub for the ceramics community across the Northwest. “It’s the tactile quality of it, and actually mark-making with your hands, in a […]

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