The Alaska State Capitol, Juneau, Alaska
The Alaska State Capitol, Juneau, Alaska

The Capitol Project is a portrait project putting politics aside. Portraits of the people making a difference in the beautiful and historical 90-year-old capitol building in Juneau, Alaska. This is the fourth year of portraits for this work in progress. I was granted permission to photograph in the beautiful Senate Finance Room on the 5th floor this year, photographing 21 people in 2 hours. The rest of the portraits are from around the building wherever anyone had 5 minutes to pose. Follow @kateswool on Instagram

Elvi Gray-Jackson, Senator, District I
Elvi Gray-Jackson, Senator, District I

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Painting: Arctic Madonna, 1926, by Eustice Paul Ziegler

Christy Blair, Legislative Aide
Christy Blair, Legislative Aide

4th floor, The Jan Falks Conference Room, room 431, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Shiela Morrison, Legislative Intern
Shiela Morrison, Legislative Intern

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Serge Lesh, Capitol Building Maintenance Foreman
Serge Lesh, Capitol Building Maintenance Foreman

1st floor, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Audrey Stack, Clinic Director for the Alaska Center for Natural Medicine, and Gavin McGahan, 11th grade student with IDEA, both visiting from district 5 for the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)
Audrey Stack, Clinic Director for the Alaska Center for Natural Medicine, and Gavin McGahan, 11th grade student with IDEA, both visiting from district 5 for the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)

4th floor, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Daneen Tuck, Legislative Aide
Daneen Tuck, Legislative Aide

4th floor, The Jan Falks Conference Room, room 431, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Click Bishop, Senator, District C
Click Bishop, Senator, District C

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Jesse Kiehl, Senator, District Q
Jesse Kiehl, Senator, District Q

4th floor, room 419, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, House Representative, District 35
Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, House Representative, District 35

4th floor, room 411, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Olivia Sasser, Legislative Aide
Olivia Sasser, Legislative Aide

4th floor, The Jan Falks Conference Room, room 431, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Dylan Mores, Driver for Alaska Laundry
Dylan Mores, Driver for Alaska Laundry

3rd floor, Hall of Governors, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Caroline Schultz, Finance Aide
Caroline Schultz, Finance Aide

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol , Juneau, Alaska

Ceezar Martin Don, Judiciary Committee Aide
Ceezar Martin Don, Judiciary Committee Aide

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Grier Hopkins, House Representative, District 4
Grier Hopkins, House Representative, District 4

4th floor, room 409, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Natasha von Imhof, Senator, District L
Natasha von Imhof, Senator, District L

5th floor, room 516, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Shea Siegert, Legislative Administrative Assistant
Shea Siegert, Legislative Administrative Assistant

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Kóot Xheech Jasmine Mattson-Wolff, First Alaskans Institute Policy Fellow
Kóot Xheech Jasmine Mattson-Wolff, First Alaskans Institute Policy Fellow

4th floor, room 411, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Amory Lelake, Chief of Staff to the Speaker of the House
Amory Lelake, Chief of Staff to the Speaker of the House

2nd floor, Speaker’s Chambers, room 208, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Nathaniel Grabman, Legislative Aide
Nathaniel Grabman, Legislative Aide

4th floor, The Jans Falk Conference Room, room 431, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Aimee Bushnell, Transportation Committee Aide
Aimee Bushnell, Transportation Committee Aide

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Chad Hutchison, Senate Majority Counsel
Chad Hutchison, Senate Majority Counsel

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Jordan Shilling, Communications Specialist
Jordan Shilling, Communications Specialist

3rd floor, Hall of Governors, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Tania Clucas, Chief of Staff
Tania Clucas, Chief of Staff

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Stanley Wright, Executive Assistant
Stanley Wright, Executive Assistant

3rd floor, Office of the Governor, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Doniece Gott, Senate Finance Committee Assistant
Doniece Gott, Senate Finance Committee Assistant

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Anne Rittgers, Legislative Aide
Anne Rittgers, Legislative Aide

Ground floor entrance, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

John Coghill, Senator, District B
John Coghill, Senator, District B

1st floor, room 103, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Adam Wool, House Representative, District 5
Adam Wool, House Representative, District 5

4th floor, room 412, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Shareen Crosby, Chief of Staff
Shareen Crosby, Chief of Staff

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Mike Shower, Senator, District E
Mike Shower, Senator, District E

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Laib, Legislative Aide
Laib, Legislative Aide

1st floor, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Drew Cason, Legislative Aide
Drew Cason, Legislative Aide

2nd floor, Speaker’s Chambers, room 208, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Marta Ladtufka, Senate Finance Page
Marta Ladtufka, Senate Finance Page

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Jacob Tatum, Chief of Staff
Jacob Tatum, Chief of Staff

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Angela Stephen, Chief of Staff
Angela Stephen, Chief of Staff

4th floor, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Joy Johnston, Executive Governor Front Desk Receptionist
Joy Johnston, Executive Governor Front Desk Receptionist

3rd floor, Office of the Governor, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Kim Skipper, Chief of Staff
Kim Skipper, Chief of Staff

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Chaz Rivas, Legislative Aide
Chaz Rivas, Legislative Aide

1st floor, room 119, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

George Rauscher, House Representative, District 9
George Rauscher, House Representative, District 9

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room Entrance, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Colleen Sullivan-Leonard, House Representative, District 7
Colleen Sullivan-Leonard, House Representative, District 7

4th floor, room 420, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Sarra Khlifi, Legislative Aide
Sarra Khlifi, Legislative Aide

1st floor, room 108, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Abby (left) and Evelyn Wool, Guest Pages
Abby (left) and Evelyn Wool, Guest Pages

Outside the House of Representatives, 2nd floor, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

The Wool girls were guest pages on the House floor over their spring break while visiting their dad, House Representative Adam Wool, District 5.

The Alaska State Capitol, Juneau, Alaska
Elvi Gray-Jackson, Senator, District I
Christy Blair, Legislative Aide
Shiela Morrison, Legislative Intern
Serge Lesh, Capitol Building Maintenance Foreman
Audrey Stack, Clinic Director for the Alaska Center for Natural Medicine, and Gavin McGahan, 11th grade student with IDEA, both visiting from district 5 for the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)
Daneen Tuck, Legislative Aide
Click Bishop, Senator, District C
Jesse Kiehl, Senator, District Q
Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, House Representative, District 35
Olivia Sasser, Legislative Aide
Dylan Mores, Driver for Alaska Laundry
Caroline Schultz, Finance Aide
Ceezar Martin Don, Judiciary Committee Aide
Grier Hopkins, House Representative, District 4
Natasha von Imhof, Senator, District L
Shea Siegert, Legislative Administrative Assistant
Kóot Xheech Jasmine Mattson-Wolff, First Alaskans Institute Policy Fellow
Amory Lelake, Chief of Staff to the Speaker of the House
Nathaniel Grabman, Legislative Aide
Aimee Bushnell, Transportation Committee Aide
Chad Hutchison, Senate Majority Counsel
Jordan Shilling, Communications Specialist
Tania Clucas, Chief of Staff
Stanley Wright, Executive Assistant
Doniece Gott, Senate Finance Committee Assistant
Anne Rittgers, Legislative Aide
John Coghill, Senator, District B
Adam Wool, House Representative, District 5
Shareen Crosby, Chief of Staff
Mike Shower, Senator, District E
Laib, Legislative Aide
Drew Cason, Legislative Aide
Marta Ladtufka, Senate Finance Page
Jacob Tatum, Chief of Staff
Angela Stephen, Chief of Staff
Joy Johnston, Executive Governor Front Desk Receptionist
Kim Skipper, Chief of Staff
Chaz Rivas, Legislative Aide
George Rauscher, House Representative, District 9
Colleen Sullivan-Leonard, House Representative, District 7
Sarra Khlifi, Legislative Aide
Abby (left) and Evelyn Wool, Guest Pages
The Alaska State Capitol, Juneau, Alaska

The Capitol Project is a portrait project putting politics aside. Portraits of the people making a difference in the beautiful and historical 90-year-old capitol building in Juneau, Alaska. This is the fourth year of portraits for this work in progress. I was granted permission to photograph in the beautiful Senate Finance Room on the 5th floor this year, photographing 21 people in 2 hours. The rest of the portraits are from around the building wherever anyone had 5 minutes to pose. Follow @kateswool on Instagram

Elvi Gray-Jackson, Senator, District I

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Painting: Arctic Madonna, 1926, by Eustice Paul Ziegler

Christy Blair, Legislative Aide

4th floor, The Jan Falks Conference Room, room 431, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Shiela Morrison, Legislative Intern

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Serge Lesh, Capitol Building Maintenance Foreman

1st floor, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Audrey Stack, Clinic Director for the Alaska Center for Natural Medicine, and Gavin McGahan, 11th grade student with IDEA, both visiting from district 5 for the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)

4th floor, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Daneen Tuck, Legislative Aide

4th floor, The Jan Falks Conference Room, room 431, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Click Bishop, Senator, District C

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Jesse Kiehl, Senator, District Q

4th floor, room 419, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, House Representative, District 35

4th floor, room 411, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Olivia Sasser, Legislative Aide

4th floor, The Jan Falks Conference Room, room 431, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Dylan Mores, Driver for Alaska Laundry

3rd floor, Hall of Governors, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Caroline Schultz, Finance Aide

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol , Juneau, Alaska

Ceezar Martin Don, Judiciary Committee Aide

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Grier Hopkins, House Representative, District 4

4th floor, room 409, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Natasha von Imhof, Senator, District L

5th floor, room 516, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Shea Siegert, Legislative Administrative Assistant

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Kóot Xheech Jasmine Mattson-Wolff, First Alaskans Institute Policy Fellow

4th floor, room 411, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Amory Lelake, Chief of Staff to the Speaker of the House

2nd floor, Speaker’s Chambers, room 208, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Nathaniel Grabman, Legislative Aide

4th floor, The Jans Falk Conference Room, room 431, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Aimee Bushnell, Transportation Committee Aide

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Chad Hutchison, Senate Majority Counsel

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Jordan Shilling, Communications Specialist

3rd floor, Hall of Governors, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Tania Clucas, Chief of Staff

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Stanley Wright, Executive Assistant

3rd floor, Office of the Governor, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Doniece Gott, Senate Finance Committee Assistant

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Anne Rittgers, Legislative Aide

Ground floor entrance, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

John Coghill, Senator, District B

1st floor, room 103, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Adam Wool, House Representative, District 5

4th floor, room 412, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Shareen Crosby, Chief of Staff

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Mike Shower, Senator, District E

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Laib, Legislative Aide

1st floor, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Drew Cason, Legislative Aide

2nd floor, Speaker’s Chambers, room 208, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Marta Ladtufka, Senate Finance Page

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Jacob Tatum, Chief of Staff

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Angela Stephen, Chief of Staff

4th floor, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Joy Johnston, Executive Governor Front Desk Receptionist

3rd floor, Office of the Governor, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Kim Skipper, Chief of Staff

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Chaz Rivas, Legislative Aide

1st floor, room 119, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

George Rauscher, House Representative, District 9

5th floor, Senate Finance Committee Room Entrance, room 532, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Colleen Sullivan-Leonard, House Representative, District 7

4th floor, room 420, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Sarra Khlifi, Legislative Aide

1st floor, room 108, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

Abby (left) and Evelyn Wool, Guest Pages

Outside the House of Representatives, 2nd floor, the capitol, Juneau, Alaska

The Wool girls were guest pages on the House floor over their spring break while visiting their dad, House Representative Adam Wool, District 5.

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