Artist Feature: Christopher Paul Jordan

"Optics weaves this through-line between sculpture, photography, digital art, painting, and interactivity in a way that I've realized enables me to be myself."



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Cyborg Mestiza

What happens when so many versions of ourselves compete for our attention and for the attention of others?


Make Native America Great Again

Artist statement for Dene bāhī Naabaahii at the Portland Art Museum Demian DinéYazhi´s creative practice is materialized through the lens of curatorial inquiry, site-specific installation(s), poetic expression, social engagement, and art production. DinéYazhi´ was raised in a matrilineal household and his maternal grandfather served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Navajo Code Talker. Therefore, […]


An Artist in Transit

“I travel to distance myself from the anxieties of my own familiar landscape.”


image of salt with the words Cleavemark Dr imprinted

Cleavemark Drive

Cleavemark Drive is a collaborative, multimedia installation between poet/artist Stephanie Ellis Schlaifer and visual artist Cheryl Wassenaar.


Rise Up Thy Young Blood

In a similar vein, Rise Up Thy Young Blood depicts both the stigmatized and marginalized humans that make up America’s great “stars and stripes”, and painted with their own blood.


Electric Medicine

Rob Gibsun’s traditional drawing techniques and “calligraffiti" elements present a vibrant, provoking, and compelling voice.