U of O Art Faculty Chosen for Portland Biennial 2016, curated by Michelle Grabner

Michelle Grabner conducts a studio visit with Charlene Liu (Associate Professor, Printmaking)

Major congratulations to U of O Art Faculty included in the Portland2016 Biennial, curated by Michelle Grabner. Of over 400 artists reviewed, 34 were chosen by Grabner to show at DISJECTA July 9 through September 18, 2016.

Of those artists chosen, nearly 1 quarter are U of O Faculty or Alumni.

Carla Bengston (Associate Professor, Painting)
Mike Bray (Career Instructor, Digital Arts)
Tannaz Farsi (Associate Professor, Sculpture)
Anya Kivarkis (Associate Professor, Jewelry & Metalsmithing)
Charlene Liu (Associate Professor, Printmaking)
Donald Morgan (Assistant Professor, Core Studio)
Jack Ryan (Associate Professor, Intermedia Art, Core Studio)
Heidi Schwegler (MFA, 1998)
Rick Silva (Assistant Professor, Digital Arts)
Chi Wang (PhD Candidate, School of Music and Dance)

“A major survey of work by artists who are defining and advancing contemporary art practices, Portland2016 will include exhibitions, events and performances in multiple locations from July 9 through September 18, 2016. Disjecta’s 6,000-square-foot exhibition space in north Portland’s diverse Kenton neighborhood will be the central venue for Portland2016. And for the first time, Portland2016 will include venues across Oregon in addition to satellite locations in all five “quadrants” of Portland. A full list of partner locations and the artists exhibiting at each will be released in April.”

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