Jess Perlitz named 2018 Joan Shipley Fellow, one of 19 2018 Individual Artist Fellows in the Visual Arts

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.

Meagan Atiyeh
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