Mohammed Nabil MA ‘13 is a co-coordinator of Students for Justice in Palestine at The Evergreen State College. He is also a member of the Portland State University Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights, a campus organization that has hosted a slew of anti-Israel events at PSU since 2015. Nabil volunteers with the Rachel Corrie Foundation, which was created to promote BDS and honor the memory of Rachel Corrie, a former International Solidarity Movement volunteer. Read more here.
Congratulations to Arvie Smith '86 for being selected as speaker for this year's PNCA comencement! See more on his website.
Bomb magazine interviewed Carly Mandel ‘15 about illness, disability, and glass vessels.
The Native Arts Cultures Foundation awarded Anthony Hudson ‘13 the National Artist Fellowship of $20,000. Hudson was one of 20 artists awarded. Also, please join us Thursday March 22nd 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM for his talk in Bridgelab. See more on Anthony’s website.
Jane Schiffhauer MFA ‘10 joined the Board of Directors at Boom Arts and also at Oregon College of Art and Craft. In addition, Banff Center awarded her a Visual + Digital Arts Residency. Congrats! See more on Jane’s website.
PLAYA Summerlake selected Tamara English '04 as an Artist in Residence this Spring and The Ford Family Foundation Oregon awarded her the Visual Artist Mid-career Residency Award. See more on Tamara’s website.
TriMet selected Sarah Farahat '08 to create a mural at the Hollywood Transit center in memory of the victims and survivors of the knife attack on a Max train las summer, find article on The Oregonian. See more on Sarah's website.
John Knight MFA '13 & Iris Williamson MA '14 represented artist Sheida Soleimani at the Material Art Fair in Mexico City. John and Iris run Williamson|Knight, a gallery in Downtown Portland that has gained lots of attention and success since its opening.
Communications Arts magazine published an article on the thriving career of Molly Medoza ‘14. She quotes: “I can’t bring myself to do anything that promotes people who hurt the environment or threaten my rights or the rights of others.” See more on Molly’s website.