Department of Art: Visiting Artists Series
Date: October 23, 2008 PDT
Heidi Preuss Grew will speak on October 23 at 7:00 pm, in room 102, Miller Center for the Humanities.
Grew’s sculptures combine animal and human imagery that straddle real and fictional worlds. Her works are often accompanied by large-scale drawings, wall installations, or porcelain paintings. Her figurative sculptures have been exhibited nationally and internationally, including in the Portland Art Museum, Contemporary Crafts Museum in Portland, the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Wisconsin, the Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum in Taiwan, the Keramion Museum in Frechen, Germany, FuLe International Ceramic Museum in Fuping, China, and the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague. Preuss Grew has participated in numerous international symposia and was honored in 2007 with election into the International Academy of Ceramics. She is presently an Associate Professor of Art at Willamette University and divides her time between Portland and Salem, Oregon.