2019 Hallie Ford Fellows Exhibition opens
June 19, 2019
Today, the 2019 Hallie Ford Fellows Exhibition opens in our Center for Contemporary Art & Culture with work by the fellow including this by PNCA faculty member Sharita Towne. She is among the five Oregon artists awarded an unrestricted Hallie Ford Fellowship in the Visual Arts in the amount of $25,000.
Niraja Lorenz of Eugene, James Lavadour of Pendleton, and Corey Arnold and Jess Perlitz of Portland were also awarded fellowships.
The Ford Family Foundation awards up to five unrestricted Hallie Ford Fellowships in the Visual Arts per calendar year to Oregon visual artists who have demonstrated a depth of sophisticated practice and potential for significant future accomplishment. These fellowships honor the late Hallie Ford, co-founder of The Ford Family Foundation, who left a legacy based on a lifelong interest in and support of the visual arts.
The exhibition opens June 19 and runs through July 13, 2019.
Award-winning alumna Malia Jensen talks about her life and practice in the July/August issue of Sculpture
Skye Moret, a scientist, designer, and faculty member in the MFA in Collaborative Design and MA in Design Systems programs is currently working on the Ocean Archive, a visionary project that will bring together stakeholders operating at the intersection of scientific inquiry, artistic intelligence, and environmental advocacy.
We're happy to host this exhibition of works by the 2019 2019 Hallie Ford Fellows in our Center for Contemporary Art & Culture