January 09, 2020

Making a Better Painting: Thinking Through Practice Symposium 2020

Friday March 6 through Saturday March 7, 2020, Lewis & Clark College

Friday March 6 through Saturday March 7, 2020, Lewis & Clark College 

Preliminary Symposium Schedule (UPDATED 2/21):

Friday, March 6, 2020

RECEPTIONS 5:00-7:00pm
Making a Better Painting Exhibit Reception, Hoffman Gallery
Making a Painting Better, Juried Student Show, Exhibit Reception, Arnold Gallery, Fields Art Building

KEYNOTE 7:00-8:30pm
Molly Zuckerman-Hartung, Keynote lecture and discussion, Miller 105

Saturday, March 7, 2020


Registration check in, coffee and tea

Panel 1: Mediate/Immediate: Painting After Technology
Elise Richman, University of Puget Sound
Ruth Lantz, Ralph Pugay, Jaq Chartier, Anthony White

Panel 2: Vital Matter: Painting in the Anthropocene
Cara Tomlinson, Lewis & Clark College; Tia Factor, Portland State University/ PNCA
Ka’ila Farrell-Smith, Margie Livingston, Susan Murrell, Joe Hedges

Lunch and Parallel Workshops, Classrooms in Fields and Hoffman
Roundtable: Company of Voices, Hoffman Gallery
Michelle Ross, Oregon College of Arts & Crafts/PNCA; Pat Boas, Portland State University

Panel 3: Hybrids: Painting in the Expanded Field
Sylvan Lionni, University of Oregon
Dawn Cerny Derek Franklin Paul Komada Amanda Wojick

Panel 4: Disfiguring/Refiguring: Painting and Politics
Cynthia Camlin, Western Washington University; Amy Chaloupka, Whatcom Museum
Juventino Aranda, Elizabeth Malaska, V. Maldonado, Ellen Lesperance, Bruce Burris

Bar and Small Bites, Hoffman Gallery

6:30-8:30pm Off-Campus Reception
A Better Painting Pop-up
(Organizers Exhibit) Erickson Gallery (9 NW 2nd Ave.)