Portland Prints Artist Residency: IPRC Artists
This city is home to one of the most energetic, thriving, and innovative printmaking scenes in the country. From art schools, artist collectives, entrepreneurs, makers, and suppliers to collectors, galleries, and museums, Portland has become a creative hub for making prints. In conjunction with the current exhibitions featuring artists Andy Warhol and Corita Kent, the Museum is partnering with the Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) to host a series of artist residencies.
Jillian Barthold is an illustrator and printmaker originally from nowhere. She studied art in Chicago where she went on to develop an affinity for screen printing and book binding among other forms of craft. Jillian’s work is heavily inspired by the Japanese world view or aesthetic of wabi-sabi, travel, and child-like wonder. Her work acts as a magnifying glass to explore the everyday objects that surround us. Her other enjoyments include, but are not limited to, staring at the moon, sitting in the ocean, and playing fetch with her cats. She is based in Portland, OR.
Walker Cahall is a wily fox of a man who loves to draw, go on adventures, and make things. He went to the California Institute of the Arts and studied printmaking and animation. In 2007, he moved to Portland to follow a career in making awesome things. Since then he has worked as an art handler, production artist, painter, fabricator, printmaker, teacher, and superhero. He runs on burritos and high fives and loves to collaborate.
Katherine Spinella is a visual artist who makes prints, paintings, and relief sculptures. She received her MFA in Interdisciplinary Contemporary Studio Practice with an emphasis in Printmaking and Installation/sculpture from the University of Oregon in 2013. She has attended the Women’s Studio Workshop and Kala Art Institute as an Artist-in-Residence. She has exhibited nationally and internationally at venues including Musée de Charmey in Switzerland, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, and Kala Art Institute, among other galleries, museums and raw exhibition spaces. Recently, her practice has been supported by grants from the Oregon Arts Commission and Vermont Studio Center.
The Portland Art Museum is pleased to offer accommodations to ensure that our programs are accessible and inclusive. All spaces for this program are accessible by wheelchair. Assistive listening devices are also available for the lecture.
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