Fellowship Profiles

The Arts Commission recognizes the achievements of outstanding Oregon artists through annual Individual Artist Fellowship grants. Fellowship Profiles introduce featured artists and provide a description of their work. 

2012 Fellowship Recipient

Laura Hughes makes work about light and space and the perception of the two in relationship to each other and to the viewer.

2012 Fellowship Recipient

Peter Johnson creates what look like industrial ready-mades—vaguely familiar as if they are giant parts of engines or turbines—and he makes them of the traditional craft material of clay.

2012 Fellowship Recipient

Donald Morgan's sculptures are aestheticized versions of familiar objects one might find in the natural world in the Pacific Northwest.

2012 Fellowship Recipient

A weed growing through the cracks in asphalt before a derelict wooden building in Ryan Pierce's 2010 painting “Gila Bend” offers a microcosm of the artist's project.

2012 Fellowship Recipient

Curator and artist Jack Ryan’s sculpture, drawing, sound, and video works often deal with intersections of the natural and manmade worlds.

2012 Fellowship Recipient

Cara Tomlinson works in paint, drawing, sculpture, video and sound.

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