Established in 2010, the Portland Biennial is a major survey of Oregon artists who are defining and advancing the state’s contemporary arts landscape.
Portland2012: A Biennial of Contemporary Art, February 26th, 2012 – May 19th, 2012
Curated by Prudence F. Roberts
Portland2012 celebrates Oregon artists whose work is defining and advancing contemporary art. Curator Prudence F. Roberts, has selected 24 artists/teams who will present their work at five venues citywide. Roberts’ choices represent a broad range of contemporary media, from craft traditions to social practice, installation, photography, painting and film/video. Most of the artists will be exhibiting work not previously shown in Portland or creating new works specifically for the Biennial.
The Art Gym, Marylhurst University: Future Death Toll, Chris Knight, Cynthia Lahti, Ben Rosenberg, Jack Ryan, Marie Sivak and, Dustin Zemel.
PDX Across the Hall: Ben Buswell and Akihiko Miyoshi
Helzer Art Gallery, PCC Rock Creek: Ariana Jacob
Disjecta: Erik Geschke, Brian Gillis, Anna Gray & Ryan Wilson Paulsen, Grant Hottle, Hand2Mouth, Arnold J. Kemp, Matt McCormick, Mack McFarland, and Susan Seubert.
The White Box, School of Architecture & Allied Arts, University of Oregon in Portland: Vanessa Calvert, Sang-ah Choi, Daniel Duford, Wendy Red Star, and Vanessa Renwick.