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Alumni earn praise for innovative artistic collaboration

September 09, 2010

  • Lewis Feuer B.A. ’09 and Caitlin Ducey B.A. ’09, pictured on the Labrador. (Photo courtesy of Willamette Week)

Four studio art alumni are making waves in the Portland art community after converting a massive boat into a gallery and workspace on the Willamette River.

Zoë Clark, Lewis Feuer, Kyle Thompson, and Caitlin Ducey—all members of the class of 2009—debuted the Labrador Project in April. The 135-foot vessel, which was originally used in WWII, now functions as a site for creative collaboration and a display space.

After building a gallery space, titled 12128, on the deck of the Labrador, the collaborators held a show of their own diverse works in May. This month, the gallery is hosting a guest-curated exhibit called Watersports.

Learn more about the project the Willamette Week calls a “creative incubator,” in this profile.


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