James Yood traveled all the way to Portland for his PSU lectured on November 16th. Yood teaches contemporary art history and criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he is adjunct professor in the Department of Art History, Theory and Criticism. Active as an art critic and essayist on contemporary art, he is Chicago correspondent to Artforum and tema celeste, and also writes regularly for GLASS magazine, American Craft, Aperture, and Art & Auction. He spoke on the importance of place for an artist and how a region impacts their artistic voice. Thank you so much joining us James Yood!