Three Department of Art faculty members are among 44 Oregon artists awarded 2017 Career Opportunity Grants from the Oregon Arts Commission, The Ford Family Foundation, and The Oregon Community Foundation.
• Charlene Liu was awarded $1,500 from the Oregon Arts Commission and $3,000 from The Ford Family Foundation to support Liu’s multimedia installation composed of projected animation, prints, sculptures, and augmented reality that tell a series of interrelated narratives.
• Jack Ryan was awarded $1,500 from the Oregon Arts Commission and $7,500 from The Ford Family Foundation to support his solo exhibition of new sculptural works at the Marylhurst University Art Gym in April 2017.
• Rick Silva was awarded $1,500 from the Oregon Arts Commission and $3,000 from The Ford Family Foundation to support Silva’s travel to the Resonate 2017 Festival in Belgrade, Serbia, in April 2017 for a three-week exhibition of new work at the Raiffeisen Art Museum.
Read more on the Oregon Arts Commission website.
Above: The Vessel, The Mist, The Morning Rain, 2016, by Charlene Liu. Screenprint and acrylic on aluminum panel, 60 x 48."
Above: Ayn Rand Lamp, by Jack Ryan. CRT monitor, delay, hickory wood, welded steel, digital delay, various electronics. Split Head (on right wall). Archival ink and custom frame.
Above: An image capture from Rick Silva’s Field Guide to Birds of a Parallel Future, DISJECTA, Portland Biennial 2016.