Leah Baltus is the editor in chief of City Arts magazine. In previous incarnations of her arts existence, she founded and edited RIVET magazine, co-founded Shunpike and consulted with dozens of organizations that make Seattle interesting as brand and editorial director at Pyramid Communications. As a staunch believer that all ships really do rise, Leah is determined to bring together artists and audiences from disciplines of all kinds. 

Recent Articles

Editor's Note

The Monsters Under the Bed

Turning away from the negative can sometimes have negative consequences, so this month we’re wrestling with a scary predicament that, as yet, has no solution.

Meet the Mayor’s Arts Award Winners: Assunta Ng

The founder of the Seattle Chinese Post was recognized as a cultural ambassador.
Photo Album

The 2017 Mayor’s Arts Awards

The arts community celebrated this year's inspiring nominees and recipients on Thursday afternoon at Seattle Center.

Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba

A performance of the island nation’s many dance styles

On the Small Screen

HBO’s 'Room 104' features the work of two Seattle filmmakers.
Editor's Note

Becoming Whole

The phrase “arts and culture” gets tossed around a lot—and usually the emphasis is on the arts part, while the culture part hovers amorphously in the background.
Editor's Note

Real American Spirit

No matter what's stacked against them, artists continue to author a way forward.
Editor's Note

The Necessity of Reinvention

Each of this month's feature stories is a good reminder: Keep evolving.
Editor's Note

Imagine a Way Forward

In our annual interview issue, six creatives discuss creative energy, inspiration, and how the world impacts their work.

Fotheringham Draws Trump and Co.

Illustrator Ed Fotheringham explores the political cartoon.
Editor's Note

Art in the Machine

So much of this moment in Seattle is defined by the friction between technology and art.