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Summer Session Print Studio Monitor and Artist in Residence Awarded

We are very excited to welcome Heather Graham and Shannon Yost to the Art Center community! These two amazing artists are part of our up-and-coming Print Studio. You will see them both working in the Print Studio and offering open lab times for experienced printmakers who want some extra support while they work. Awarded the […]

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The Print Studio’s Spring Session Resident Artist

We are pleased to announce, Kay Hagen is our Print Studio artist-in-residence for the spring session. A licensed clinical social worker, Kay uses art in her practice, which helps individuals with disabilities. She discovered printmaking four years ago and fell in love with the process. She learns from her printmaking experiences and works to make […]

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CaFE™ Upcoming Opportunities Calls to Artists

New opportunities are listed on CaFE™, and many application deadlines are approaching. See what new opportunities you can apply to below. You can login to CaFE here or go to to apply to one of these opportunities. We’ve edited the list to reflect opportunities available to Oregon artists. Upcoming Deadlines – APPLY TODAY!

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Art & Inquiry at the Exploratorium

by Marina McDougall, Director, Center for Art & Inquiry White Light © The Exploratorium, Physicist and educator Frank Oppenheimer founded the Exploratorium in 1969 as a museum of art, science, and human perception. A hybrid between a laboratory and a public museum, the Exploratorium’s roots lie in an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the world. […]

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