April 2019

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Henry Tsang Tansy Point (film still), 2019, video installation. Courtesy of the artist.
Purchasing Party

Tuesday, April 23rd
6 pm - 8 pm
Warren Foyer, Portland Art Museum

Join us for an evening in celebration of the map is not the territory and help choose a piece to add to the Museum's permanent collection.

We are delighted to invite you to the Northwest Art Council's Purchasing Party, one of the most fun and unusual events that the Council has to offer. The purchasing party will consist of an in-depth tour of the exhibition led by Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art, Grace Kook-Anderson. The tour will highlight each artist along with one of their works. Members will then have the opportunity to cast their vote for which piece will be added to the permanent collection. This is a rare opportunity for the members of NWAC to have a hand in determining the shape of the Museum's collection!

To RSVP, please send a check payable to "Portland Art Museum - NWAC" in the amount of $45 per attendee along with the names of attendees to:
NWAC, Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave.
Portland, OR  97205
Checks MUST be received by Friday, April 12th.

If you would prefer to pay by credit card please send an email to northwestartcouncil@gmail.com along with a contact phone number and we will call you to collect your credit card information.

Late payments will not be accepted and individuals who have not paid for the event by April 12th will not be admitted as the party is a catered event. Thank you for your understanding.

Proceeds will contribute directly to the purchase of a work from the map is not the territory.

Please note - you must be a current member in good standing in order to attend.

About the exhibition:
The map is not the territory is part of a triennial series featuring regional artists exploring place and boundaries. This inaugural exhibition focuses along the eastern edge of the Pacific Ocean stretching from Oregon through Washington and Vancouver, B.C., up to Alaska. The artists in this exhibition seek to reconceive and reimagine the Northwest. What does it mean to make art in this region today, and what are the immediate inspirations and pressing concerns that drive each artist’s work?

the map is not the territory
February 9 – May 5, 2019

Event Photos

Thank you to everyone who joined us in celebration the opening of APEX: Steven Young Lee last month. We were treated to an in-depth look at Lee's contemporary approach to ancient ceramic processes. If you haven't had the chance to see the exhibition yet it will be up through August 11th. Here are a few photos from the opening night.

Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art Grace Kook-Anderson with artist Steven Young Lee.
Artist Steven Young Lee describes his process.
A guest regards the work.
Upcoming Events
We are working on an artists studio tour for mid/end of April. More details coming soon!
Board of Directors

President — Blake Shell

Vice President — Caitlin Moore

Secretary — Linda Ochenrider

Treasurer — Sue Horn-Caskey

Past President — Caitlin Moore

Membership — Michael Kronstadt

Newsletter — Caitlin Moore

Hospitality — Joji Yoshimura and Beverly Hecht-Levy

Travel — Jan Widmayer

Member-at-Large — Sylvia Engelman and Jessica Nickel

The Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art — Grace Kook-Anderson

Council Coordinator — Jan Quivey

Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Avenue Portland, OR 97205
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