• When: February 26, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Where: Art Building Annex, BFA Workspace (AB 60), 1990 SW 5th Avenue Portland, OR 97201
  • Details:

    The PSU MFA Critical Conversation Series welcomes Bruce Burris on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 from 12-1pm

    Bruce Burris moved to Oregon in 2014. He has worked in the field of art and disability culture for over 40 years founding programs and community initiatives designed to support all artists with a particular focus on artists considered by some to experience intellectual differences. He has received a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellowship, a Kentucky State Arts Council- Al Smith Fellowship, a Delaware State Arts Council Artist Fellowship, a Hallie Ford Foundation Artist Fellowship and was a Seattle Art Museum – Betty Bowen Award Finalist. Bruce’s work was selected for the Portland2016 Biennial, curated by Michelle Grabner. In addition to Bruce’s studio practice he is Director of CEI ArtWorks a studio/gallery devoted to providing professional support for/with artists considered by some to have intellectual differences, located in Corvallis, Oregon.

    Portland State University MFA Studio Visiting Artist Lecture Series and Critical Conversation Series is sponsored by the PSU School of Art + Design. The series brings together artists, curators, and critics from a variety of disciplines to explore the subjects of their own work before a live audience.

    FREE and open to the public