Steel sculpture by John Fleming installed at Oregon Institute of Technology’s Cornett Hall

Salem, Oregon – A 22,000-pound steel sculpture by Seattle artist John Fleming, commissioned through Oregon’s Percent for Art in Public Places Program, has been installed outside Oregon Institute for Technology’s Cornett Hall. Titled “Fibonacci’s Arc,” the sculpture is inspired by the spiraling arc of the Fibonacci sequence, a mathematical formula often called nature’s universal rule. The Percent for Art in Public Places Program is managed by the Oregon Arts Commission.

“What Moves Us” mural by Samantha Wall installed at Oregon State University-Cascades’ Ray Hall

Salem, Oregon -- A mural by Portland artist Samantha Wall, commissioned through Oregon’s Percent for Art in Public Places Program, has been installed in Oregon State University-Cascades’ Edward J. Ray Hall (Ray Hall). The Percent for Art in Public Places Program is managed by the Oregon Arts Commission.

Liora Sponko named Senior Program Manager; Eleanor Sandys promoted to Visual Arts Coordinator

Salem, Oregon – Liora Sponko and Eleanor Sandys have been promoted to new positions on the Oregon Arts Commission staff team. Sponko, the former Community Arts Coordinator, is now Senior Program Manager for both the Arts Commission and the Oregon Cultural Trust, the Arts Commission’s sister agency. Sandys, the former Registrar and Research Specialist, is now the Arts Commission’s Visual Arts Coordinator.

Nov. 19 public event to celebrate new Lee Imonen sculpture at University of Oregon’s Allan Price Science Commons and Research Library

Salem, Oregon – “1116 Pages,” a new sculpture formed as an aluminum waterfall by Oregon artist Lee Imonen, will be celebrated during a public event from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, at the University of Oregon’s Allan Price Science Commons and Research Library. The work was commissioned through Oregon’s Percent for Art in Public Places Program.

New work by Damien Gilley installed at Oregon Institute of Technology’s Student Recreation Center

Salem, Oregon -- A geometric mural by Portland artist Damien Gilley, commissioned through Oregon’s Percent for Art in Public Places Program, has been installed in Oregon Institute for Technology’s Student Recreation Center (TechRec).

Titled “Arena,” one immersive site-specific mural designed by Gilley extends the full length of a 75-foot walking corridor along both walls and the ceiling. A second related mural is located at the check-in area of TechRec.

Nomination deadline extended for 2020 Governor's Arts Awards.

Salem, Oregon – In celebration of the uplifting power of art and its value to Oregonians’ quality of life, Governor Kate Brown has announced a call for nominations for the 2020 Governor’s Arts Awards. Established in 1977, the awards are held periodically as funding allows. The deadline to submit nominations has been extended to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10.

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