Salem, Oregon – Eugene artist Terri Warpinski will exhibit “From Here to There” in the Governor’s Office of the Capitol Building in Salem from June 4 to July 31. Warpinski’s artistic work reflects her longstanding interest in the traces of human activity embedded in landscape. Oregon’s abundance of natural open spaces—whether oceans, rivers, plains (sage or grass), lakes or desert (dunes, scrub lands, or playas)—have been the source of contemplation and inspiration for her photography for more than 30 years.
Salem, Oregon – In the second of three competitive rounds of FY2018 Career Opportunity Grants, the Oregon Arts Commission, The Ford Family Foundation and The Oregon Community Foundation have collectively awarded $71,676 to 26 artists for career development projects. The awards include $23,676 from the Oregon Arts Commission; $20,000 in supplemental funding for 12 artists through a partnership with The Ford Family Foundation; and $28,000 for nine artists from The Oregon Community Foundation. Individual grants range from $673 to $6,500.
Salem, Oregon— Jess Perlitz, a Portland-based artist working in sculpture, performance and drawing, is the 2018 recipient of the Oregon Arts Commission’s honorary Joan Shipley Award. Perlitz leads a group of 19 Oregon artists selected from a pool of more than 120 applicants from 23 Oregon cities for the Arts Commission’s Individual Artist Fellowships. The 2018 fellowships, awarded to artists from Portland, Beaverton, Eugene and Glide, support artists working in visual arts and design and include small financial stipends.
Salem, Oregon – Matthew Stringer, the executive director of The Four Rivers Cultural Center in Ontario, Oregon, has been appointed to the Oregon Arts Commission by Gov. Kate Brown. Stringer fills the position previously held by Libby Unthank Tower, who completed her second four-year term in December.
Salem, Oregon – Portland artist Motoya Nakamura will exhibit “Images of the 442nd: Nisei Japanese American WWII Veterans and Their Continuing Legacy” in the Governor’s Office of the Capitol Building in Salem from Feb. 5 to April 4.
Salem, Oregon – Dayton artist Richard Thompson will exhibit “Paintings from 97114” in the Governor’s Office of the Capitol Building in Salem from Dec. 1 to Jan. 31, 2018.