OCAC News

Who’s Your Valentine?
TOKENS OF AFFECTION, HANDCRAFTED WITH LOVE.

Express yourself with heARTfelt gifts and cards for your sweetheart or special someone.
See the handcrafted collection at the SHOP @ Oregon College of Art and Craft.

Featured Shop jewelry artist, JacQueline Sanchez, is appearing on OPB’s ARTBEAT, Thursday, February 5, 8pm.
Members enjoy a 10% courtesy discount all year.

Hours: 10am–3pm daily | 971.255.4143 | http://www.ocac.edu/shop
Every purchase supports Oregon College of Art and Craft and our artists….
images: JaQueline Sanchez

JORDAN SCHNITZER FAMILY ART ADVENTURES

SPRING BREAK CAMP Grades 1-5
MAR 24-28 | 9am–5pm
Make, create, and explore art and craft with us in our fantastic art camp. Campers will be immersed in 2D and 3D art workshops every day, while counselors lead games, songs and free time. Before and After Care is available. REGISTER NOW and use Early Bird Discount: $25 off until February 15!

IN-SERVICE DAY OF ART 
Grades 1-5
APR 10 | 9am–5pm | 1 day session
Join us for a day of creating while your student’s school has an in-service day. Young artists are offered an exciting day of two innovative and creative workshops that engage kids in unique projects, inspiring the imagination and fostering the future artist. Games, free choice time and snacks round out the day of making. | Before and After Care available | $70/child

FAMILY WORKSHOPS
Create and explore craft together! Family Workshops are designed for the artist in everyone. Spend some special time together and see what unfolds!
Mother’s Day Crafts | MAY 3 | 1-3pm

ART ADVENTURES SUMMER CAMPS—
HAVE YOU MADE YOUR PLANS FOR SUMMER?
WEEKLY | JUN 15-AUG 21 | MON-FRI 9AM-5PM

Youth Camp for grades 1-5
Young Adult (YA!) For grades 6-8

Youth at Art Adventures are immersed in our incredible art studios, tent studios and workshops for ten weeks every summer. We find the most talented artists and staff to create the magic that is art camp. We give every camper the opportunity to explore and find their artistic vision with amazing materials, creative freedom and endless ideas for creating. Art Adventures provides a strong foundation in visual arts, integrating 2D and 3D workshops into our program. Each weekly session is unique, providing a creative environment where students learn new art making skills, build self-confidence and have fun while being creative! REGISTER NOW and use our Early Bird Discount: $25 off until MARCH 1ST!

MFA IN APPLIED CRAFT + DESIGN

ALY KHALIFA | MFA AC+D VISITING ARTIST LECTURE
THURS FEB 12 | 6:30pm | 421 NE 10th Avenue
Few innovators would qualify as higher-level system thinkers than Aly Khalifa, the Founder of Lyf Shoes and Director of Design & Engineering at McDonough Innovation. Aly is redesigning shoes, and completely disrupting multiple aspects of the shoe industry in the process. Driven by the insight that the best ideas often come out of putting many problems together at once, Aly has designed a system that not only closes the loop on materials materials, but also serves customers in fundamentally new ways. MORE >

AKIKO BUSCH | MFA AC+D VISITING ARTIST LECTURE
WED MAR 13 | 6:30pm | 421 NE 10th Avenue
Akiko Busch writes about design, culture, and nature for a variety of publications. The Incidental Steward, her essays about citizen science and stewardship, was published by Yale University Press in 2013. She is also the author of Geography of Home: Writings on Where We Live, The Uncommon Life of Common Objects: Essays on Design and the Everyday, Patience: Taking Time in an Age of Acceleration, and Nine Ways to Cross a River. MORE >

images: (l to r) Aly Khalifa, Akiko Busch

STUDIO SCHOOL

EXPLORE YOUR CREATIVITY IN 2015!
Find a great workshop and join us on campus to creatively celebrate spring!

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES FOR ARTISTS: IDENTITY CRISIS
FEB 9, 11, 16 | MON & WED | 6:00pm-9:00pm
Having a public-facing personal identity is one of the most important aspects of being a creative professional. Join designer and instructor, Ethan Allen Smith to articulate your brand as an artist and draft a creative identity that highlights the best parts of your work and personality. This dynamic workshop will also specify various critical “best practices” often overlooked by creative professionals.

TREASURED BOXES
FEB 21 & 27 | SAT | 9:00am-4:00pm
Discover how to make beautiful boxes with artist Rachel Fish. Work with unique book art techniques, fabulous papers and make something to keep forever.

FORM AND FUNCTION OF A GARMENT
FEB 21-22 & FEB 28-MAR 1 | TWO WEEKEND WORKSHOP | 9:00am-4:00pm
Join one of Portland’s favorite clothing designers and artists, Liza Rietz, joins us for an amazing exploration in our textile and fiber studio. In this amazing workshop, you will sketch, design, and sew a unique garment.

LIGHT THROUGH THE BRANCHES
FEB 21-22 | SAT| 9:00am-4:00pm
Build an elegant hanging lamp with beautiful bamboo branch tops and paper in this weekend workshop with artist, Charissa Brock.

EXHIBITIONS

Oregon Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition
FEB 5-12
Hoffmany Gallery | OCAC Campus

OCAC Metals Department Exhibition
FEB 5-MAR 1
Centrum Gallery | OCAC Campus

OCAC Faculty Bill Will Exhibits New Work
FEB 5-MAR 1 | Opening Reception FEB 5 @ 6-9pm
Nine Gallery | 122 NW 8th Avenue

Veronika Schaepers | Visiting Artist Lecture
FEB 5 | 5-7pm
Centrum Studio | OCAC Campus

Rain Harris and Paul Donnelly | Visiting Artist Lecture
FEB 6 | 9-11am
Centrum Studio | OCAC Campus

OCAC Student Melina Bishop Exhibits: Between folds and forms
FEB 6 | 5-7pm
SU PE RM AK ER | 2324 SE Belmont Street

OCAC Faculty Michelle Ross: Transformation Chase
THRU FEB 14 | Closing Gallery Talk FEB 14 @ 2pm
North View Gallery/PCC Sylvania Campus | 12000 SW 49th

OCAC Faculty Heidi Schwegler: Wrest
THRU FEB 21
White Box Gallery | 24 NW 1st Avenue

OCAC Faculty Emily Nachison: Dark Ecologies
THRU MAR 28
Bullseye Projects | 300 NW 13th Avenue

OCAC Faculty Michael de Forest: BAM Biennial 2014
THRU MAR 29
Bellevue Art Museum | Bellevue WA

EVENTS

Undergraduate Open House
SAT MAR 7 | 2:00pm
OCAC Campus

Summer Degree Classes @ OCAC
SUN JUN 14 to JUL 11
http://www.ocac.edu

Advertisements