ARTIST: Damian Puggelli
Damian Puggelli was born in Houston, Texas and moved to the Pacific Northwest early in childhood. Growing up in Seattle he studied under the mentorship of professional artists in their studios; learning a broad skill set ranging from oil painting, drawing and printmaking to sculpting and goldsmithing. In 2006, He earned a BFA in painting and drawing from the University of Washington. In 2015,  he co-founded and co-curated the Capitol Hill Art Invasion, a pop up gallery on the vacated property. He is the art director for the short film Slow Moving Houses and the award winning webisode Capitol Hill Series, as well as prop maker for the award winning documentary short film Little Potato.