Shining the light on refugees: Ildikó Kalapács’ ‘Unwanted Journeys’ features mixed media
By Audrey Overstreet, For The Spokesman-Review, March 2018

Object Space exhibition demonstrates how arts help refugees and others navigate life’s journeys
By Carrie Scozzaro, The Inlander, February 22, 2018

Artist creates sculpture for local destination site for healing from war by Mary Stamp
Fig Tree publication, January 2018

Proposed sculpture in Spokane would show toll of war
By Nicholas Deshais, The Spokesman Review, April 25, 2016

Art | First Friday : It’s the final Spokane art stroll of the year
By Chey Scott, The Inlander, December 1, 2016

YWCA sculpture a symbol of new beginnings
By Cindy Hval, The Spokesman Review, December 1, 2016

Jamie Tobias Neely: Women’s pain of war awaits bronze
By Jamie Tobias Neely, The Spokesman-Review (Opinion), May 6, 2012

Sculpted Memory
A local artist memorializes her refugee past in bronze.
By Carrie Scozzaro, The Inlander, April 26, 2012


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Video Presentations

Three Spokane, Wash., refugees tell their stories. October 2017
Karen Mobley and others speak about the importance of the work
2018 Fundraising Event
Ildikó Kalapács speaks about the Bearing Public Sculpture Project.
Bearing Public Sculpture Project Produced by Slothberg Productions


The Bearing shows is as it is, the burden of war being carried by the peaceful and
the innocent. In these days of international conflict and domestic violence, there cannot be enough reminders of the cost we humans pay for our aggression.

-Gabor Maté M.D.,
Holocaust Survivor