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Collaborators & Sponsors: Collaborators & Sponsors: Presented by the International Sculpture Center. Collaborators & sponsors for the 29th ISC Conference include: Bullseye Glass, Form 3D, King School Museum of Contemporary Art, Leland Iron Works, Littman and White Galleries, Michael Curry Design, Mudshark Studios, Portland Open Studios, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Pacific Northwest Sculptors, Portland Art Museum, Portland Open Studios, Portland State University, Regional Arts & Culture Council, and Savoy Studios. This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.

General Info | Registration Info | Gallery Hop |Panel Locations & Speakers


The International Sculpture Center will travel to Portland, OR from October 12-15, 2019 for the 29th International Sculpture Conference: The Multifaceted Maker, bringing together a diverse audience to discuss the influence and impact of contemporary sculpture, and its potential for cultural influx.

Join us in Portland for this unique conference offering four days of engaging programming.

The 2019 ISC Conference will feature:
  • Annual ISC littleSCULPTURE Show
  • ARTSlams & Breakout Sessions
  • Engaging Panel Discussions
  • Evening Parties & Networking Events at PNCA and PSU
  • Keynote Address
  • Hands on Workshops
  • Portland Open Studios & Gallery Hop
  • Optional Art & Culture Trips to Artist Studios and Foundries*
  • Outstanding Student Achievement Awards Exhibition at PSU
  • And more!

*Additional fees may apply

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Photo Credit: Mt Hood in the Distance. Courtesy of Travel Portland

Registration information

Registration Information

  Members** Non-Members Students*** Companions**** Day Pass
Early Bird
June 11 - July 4
$375 $585 $225 $175 $250
Missed the Worm
July 5 - July 31
$425 $585 $225 $175 $250
Aug 1 - Sept 16
$475 $585 $225 $175 $250
Night Owl
Sept 17 - Oct 1
$575 $685 $325 $275 $250
Oct 11 - 12
$250 per day

**Membership must be valid through December 31, 2019 to receive this rate.

***Student rate is available for currently enrolled full-time students. Proof of full-time student status must be sent to Space is limited- register early!

****Only ISC members may bring a Companion. Companions may attend evening receptions and can sign up for optional trips at an additional fee. Companions may not attend the conference panels, keynote address, ARTSlams, breakout sessions, or any other program not listed in the designated companion activities.

Are you an ISC chapter member?
You are eligible to save $25 on registration. Contact your chapter leader for the promotional code.

Conference Check-In and Registration

Friday, October 11th | 2PM-7PM (Hilton Hotel)
Saturday, October 12th | 9AM-8PM (PNCA)

Hilton Portland Downtown
921 SW 6th Ave,
Portland, OR 97204

511 NW Broadway
Portland, OR 97209

Contact information:
p. (609) 689-1051 x302

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Photo Credit: Antique Gate in Winter at Portland Japanese Garden. Photo by Johnston Photography. Courtesy of Travel Portland.

Gallery Hop

Gallery/Studio Submission

The ISC in its commitment to highlight Portland's unique art institutions and cultural sites, will promote concurrent exhibitions and open studios during the conference through a printed Exhibitions Guide, mobile app, website, blogs, and social media.

If your gallery or studio would like to be listed in the conference Exhibitions Guide as well as the other forms of marketing mentioned above, share the details with us via the submission form below.

Above: Photo Credit: Art in the Pearl. Photo by Amy Oullette Photography. Courtesy of Travel Portland.

Panel Speakers & Locations

Panel Speakers & Locations

Panelist biographies coming soon.

Conference Locations

Hilton Portland Downtown
921 SW 6th Ave
Portland, OR 97204 USA

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
511 NW Broadway
Portland, OR 97209 USA

Portland Art Museum
Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom
1219 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205 USA

Portland State University (PSU)
Smith Memorial Student Union
1825 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97201 USA

Photo Credit: Portland Saturday Market. Photo by Jamie Francis. Courtesy of Travel Portland

Sponsors and Collaborators:

 Portland Art Museum       Portland State        Pacific Northwest College of Art

Portland open studios         RACC        Pacific Northwest Sculptors




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