Saturday, October 20, 2007

Other Visiting Artist & Curator Lectures/Gallery Talks

Hugh M. Davies, Hoffman Gallery, Lewis & Clark College, November 1st, 5:00
Hugh M. Davies, Director of San Diego MOCA and curator of William Kentridge: WEIGHING...and WANTING, Gallery Talk at exhibition opening reception

Larry Rinder, PNCA, Swigert Commons, November 2, 6:30
Larry Rinder is the Dean of the College at the California College of Arts. He has published poetry, fiction and art criticism extensively during his career. Rinder will be lecturing at PNCA for students and faculty on art criticism and education.

Lacy Jane Roberts, Visiting Artist in Textiles, U of O, November 8th, 7:30
Roberts is an accomplished artist and author, recently published in both Extra/Ordinary: Craft Culture and Contemporary Art and Sightlines. Her written and visual work surround reimagining craft identities using tactics of queer theory. Roberts received an MFA in Textiles and an MA in Visual Criticism from the California College of the Arts. Her work can be viewed online at

November 13 Lecture: Gary Hill at Reed College

hill lectureRecognized internationally as one of the most important artists of his generation, Gary Hill has been working with electronic media and language since the early 1970s, producing a large body of single-channel video works, mixed-media installations and performance work. He comes to Reed through the Stephen E. Ostrow Distinguished Visitors Program in the Visual Arts. 7 p.m., Vollum lecture hall.

Do-Ho Suh, Oregon State University, Corvallis, November 14, 7:oo
Best known for his intricate sculptures that defy conventional notions of scale and site-specificity, Suh’s work draws attention to the ways viewers occupy and inhabit public space. Whether addressing the dynamic of personal space versus public space, or exploring the fine line between strength in numbers and homogeneity, Do-Ho Suh’s sculptures continually question the identity of the individual in today’s increasingly transnational, global society. Do-Ho Suh represented Korea at the 2001 Venice Biennale. A retrospective of the artist’s work was held jointly at the Seattle Art Museum and the Seattle Asian Art Museum in 2002. Major exhibitions of Suh’s work have also been held at the Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris (2001), the Serpentine Gallery, London (2002), and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, MO (2002-03).

Beth Campbell, PNCA, Swigert Commons, November 15, 6:30 pm
Currently Artist-in-residence at PNCA, Campbell is a New York based artist working with drawing, painting, audio, installation,video and photography to explore the psychology and perception of the self and one’s physical surroundings. Campbell shows with Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery in New York and has had previous solo shows at Roebling Hall in New York, Sandroni Rey Gallery in Los Angeles, Sala Diaz in San Antonio and the Art Academy of Cincinnati. She just completed a major project with the Public Art Fund in NYC titled “Potential Store Fronts” and will be included in the upcoming 6th Mercosul Biennial in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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