MON OCT 20 | 12:45-1:45pm | Centrum Studio
Meet OCAC Artist-In-Residence, Margie Livingston, and learn about her studio practice, methodology and philosophy of making. MORE >
SAT OCT 25 | 9am–12pm | OCAC Campus
Saturday life drawing is an opportunity for you to draw independently. There is no instructor. No preregistration is needed, just stop by the front desk on the day you wish to attend and pay for your class. Adults only please. Cost is $7 per session for OCAC students, OCAC members, and the Nike Design Atelier and the cost for general public is $11. Model: Amanda
Submission deadline WED NOV 5 | 5pm
The Regional Arts & Culture Council invites students, or student teams, currently enrolled in an Oregon college/university program, to submit proposals for temporary installations in the lobby of the Portland Building at 1120 SW 5th Avenue in downtown Portland. Three installations, each approximately four weeks long, will be featured from March 2015 through August 2015. Students selected will receive a $500 honorarium. Download RFP. Dowload Budget Form.
OCAC will host its annual sale of student and alumni work November 28-30. There is no entry fee for artists and participants will receive 60% of their sale proceeds. All current undergraduate, graduate, and Studio School students and OCAC alumni are encouraged to participate. REGISTER by FRI NOV 21 @ 5PM.MORE>
Lizzy Gladstone (BFA ’12) is a finalist in the professional fashion accessories, handbag category and Margaret Haden (Post Baccalaureate ’11) is a finalist in the professional ceramics functional category. The winners will be announced at the Niche Awards ceremony January 17, 2015 in Washington DC at the American Made Show.
Engage: Color, Ritual & Material | Kutztown University, PA | OCT 16–NOV 22
The exhibition focuses on how artists use color, ritual, and material manipulation both in their own practice and in their teaching. MORE>
Barb joins printmakers, book artists, sculptors, and painters whom delve into cutting, forming, folding, or pressing paper to create small to monumental works of art. MORE>
Check out Never Perfect, Never Done, Never Resolved: An interview with MFA Chair, Karl Burkheimer by OCAC alumni Joshua West Smith and Peripheral Ruin: An interview with Associate Chair MFA in AC+D Heidi Schwelger by MFA AC+D student Avantika Bawa.
OCT 18–FEB 1 | Opening Reception OCT 18 6-9pm
Catherine Chandler, Metals Department Studio Manager and OCAC Alumna (’14), participates in Protective Ornament: Contemporary Amulets to Armor, a group show that ranges from protective hardware (physical fortification) and protective “software” (faith-based adornment), underlining the crucial safeguarding function of jewelry and other wearable ornaments. Catherine’s work is also featured the books On Body and Soul: Contemporary Armor to Amulets, Behind the Brooch: A Closer Look at Backs, Catches, and Pin Stems, andRing a Day: 700 Photos from a 365 Day Jewelry Challenge.