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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.

OCT 11 | OCT 12 | OCT 13 | OCT 14 | OCT 15 | OCT 16
Form 3d Tour

King School Museum of Contemporary Art (KSMoCA) Tour

Friday October, 11
King School Museum of Contemporary Art (KSMoCA) Tour
1:45PM—3:15PM
Cost: $20 per person
Transportation will be provided.

KSMoCA is an art museum run by elementary school students in collaboration with contemporary artists from around the globe. Founded by Harrell Fletcher and Lisa Jarrett, KSMoCA reimagines the way museums, public schools, and universities can affect people, culture, and perspectives by creating radical intersections and sharing resources across organizations. The tour will include works in KSMoCA's permanent collection, site-specific installations, a viewing of Wendy Red Star's solo exhibition, and an experiential conversation about social practice, pedagogy and collaboration.

Instructions: Transportation will be provided. The tour will meet in the lobby of the Hilton Portland Downtown at 1:45PM to travel to KSMoCA. The tour will end back at the hotel at 3:15PM.

KSMOCA
4906 NE 6th Ave,
Portland, OR 97211




Photo Credit: AnkeSchuettler_KSMoCA_IMG_4121. Courtesy of KSMoCA.
Wheelchair Accessibility


Form 3d Tour

Form 3D Tour

Friday October, 11
Form 3D Tour
1:45PM—4:15PM
Cost: $30 per person
Transportation will be provided.

Meet members of Form on-site to learn about how Form specializes in advancing the process of making sculptures. Form is a dedicated group of artists and engineers pairing the newest advancements of technology with traditional studio methodologies customizing the artist’s process with the right combination of solutions for every artist’s unique project. A tour of the Form facilities will showcase various technologies including 3D scanning, 3D print, CNC Milling, Digital Sculpting, Prototyping and much more!

Instructions: Transportation will be provided. The tour will meet in the lobby of the Hilton Portland Downtown at 1:45PM to travel to Form 3D. The tour will end back at the hotel at 4:15PM.

2808 SE 9th Ave,
Portland, OR 97202




Photo: Courtesy of Form 3D.
Wheelchair Accessibility


Michael Curry’s Design Studio Tour

Michael Curry Design-Studio Tour

Friday October, 11
Michael Curry Design-Studio Tour
2:00PM—5:00PM
Cost: $20 per person
Transportation will be provided.

Michael Curry is an award-winning visual and concept designer, known for his broad work in theater and live events. Curry is sought out by the world’s top entertainment organizations, such as The Metropolitan Opera, Universal Studios, Cirque du Soleil, and the International Olympic Committee to create large-scale spectacles. He has brought his vision to countless shows for Disney, including co-design of puppetry and masks with Julie Taymor for The Lion King on Broadway. Michael is a leading expert on character and scenic design, specializing in total immersion of art and environment. His forward-thinking methods have allowed him to be a predictor of future innovations and a leading fixture in the international art scene. Despite working at a global scale, Curry embraces local styles, techniques, and artists to fully integrate his creations into the communities and cultures for which he designs.

Instructions: Transportation will be provided. The tour will meet in the lobby of the Hilton Portland Downtown at 2:00PM to travel to Michael Curry Design. The tour will end back at the hotel at 5:00PM.

Attendees must sign a non-disclosure agreement before entering Michael Curry Design Studio. No photography/videography will be permitted during the tour.

50759 Dike Road,
Scappoose, OR 97056



Photo: Courtesy of Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens.
Wheelchair Accessibility



Portland Open Studios Tour

Portland Open Studios Tour East

Saturday October, 12
Portland Open Studios Tour East
9:30AM—1:00PM
Cost: $17 per person
Transportation will be provided.

For 21 years, Portland Open Studios has juried in 100+ artists across greater Portland to open their studios to the public for two weekends each October. Visitors find their way to the studios via a printed map and online tour guide, watching artists demo their process and even sometimes participating! Like many cities, housing in Portland proper has become expensive, and some of our most interesting studios are further outside the city limits - particularly our sculptors, who need plenty of space to work.

This tour will take you to some of our most exciting, experienced participating artists studios, focusing on far-from-the-center studio locations. Consider this your own personal guide to off-the-beaten-track art experiences!

Instructions: Transportation will be provided. The tour will depart from the lobby of the Hilton Portland Downtown at 9:30AM. The tour will end back at the hotel at 1:00PM.




Photo: Travis Pond Studio. Courtesy of Portland Open Studios.


Savoy Studios Tour

Savoy Studios Tour

Saturday October, 12
Savoy Studios Tour
9:40AM-12:20PM
Cost: $20 per person
Transportation will be provided.

Savoy Studios has, for more than four decades, been an international leader in the design and fabrication of glass for specialized architectural installations. They have collaborated with some of the world’s finest architects, artists, and other design professionals to produce works of lasting beauty. They offer design and fabrication services that combine, science, technology, art, and soul.

The Savoy Studios staff will guide attendees through the 32,000 Sq. ft. studio while describing their processes on current projects. On this tour, you will see glass fusing, glass laminating, sand blasting, water jet cutting, the assembling area, grinding and polishing, and more! Coffee will also be available.

Instructions: Transportation will be provided. The tour will meet in the lobby of the Hilton Portland Downtown at 9:40AM to travel to Savoy Studios. The tour will end back at the hotel at 12:20PM.

13908 N Lombard St,
Portland, OR 97203




Photo Credit: Moody Gardens Convention Center-TX. Photo Courtesy of Savoy Studios.


Leland Iron Works Tour

Leland Iron Works Tour

Saturday October, 12
Leland Iron Works Tour
9:45AM—12:45PM
Cost: $30 per person
Transportation will be provided.

Lee Kelly is one of the most revered artists in the Pacific Northwest, best known for his monumental public sculptures throughout Oregon and the surrounding region. Kelly graduated from the Museum Art School at the Portland Art Museum (now known as the Pacific Northwest College of Art, PNCA) in 1959. Kelly’s long and prestigious career has resulted in a significant body of work which can be seen in public and private collections throughout the country, including the Portland Art Museum (Portland, OR), Stanford University (Palo Alto, CA), New Orleans Museum of Art (New Orleans, LA), Seattle Art Museum (Seattle, WA), and the City of Sapporo, Japan. His modernist sculptures are a central focus at regional institutions such as Reed College, Oregon State University, Catlin Gabel School, the Oregon Health and Sciences University, and the Washington Park Rose Garden. Join us for a tour of Lee Kelly's Oregon City studio and 5-acre sculpture garden.

Instructions: Transportation will be provided. The studio shop is three levels. Please wear comfortable sneakers as you will be walking through grass and uneven ground. Umbrellas and raincoats are also encouraged.

The tour will meet in the lobby of the Hilton Portland Downtown at 9:45AM to travel to Leland Iron Works. The tour will end back at the hotel at 12:45PM.

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Photo: KellyL_StudioView_2018. Courtesy of Leland Iron Works.
Mudshark Studio Tours

Mudshark Studio Tours

Saturday October, 12
Mudshark Studio Tours
1:00PM—3:00PM
Cost: $5 per person
Transportation will not be provided.

Mudshark studios is a one stop shop for developing and producing ideas in clay utilizing time honored traditions alongside new technologies. By educating their clients about materials, techniques, and the various processes used, they assess and implement the most effective methods to fit production needs. They work with a wide variety of creatives ranging from budding entrepreneurs to accomplished artists and designers, maintaining a strong role in the local arts community and economy.

Get a behind the scenes tour with Mudshark Studios Co-Founder and Co-owner Brett Binford. Brett will take you through the 10,000 sq. ft. studio and show you a variety of Mudshark projects at various stages ranging from model making, molds, slipcasting and RAM pressing, and glazing.

Instructions: Transportation will not be provided. Attendees must find their own way to this tour. Mudshark Studios is a ten minute drive from the Hilton Portland Downtown.

1930 NE Oregon St,
Portland, OR 97232




Wheelchair Accessibility
Photo: Mudshark Studio. Photo courtesy of Mudshark Stuido.


Portland Open Studios Tour

Portland Open Studios Tour South

Saturday October, 12
Portland Open Studios Tour South
1:30PM—4:30PM
Cost: $17 per person
Transportation will be provided.

For 21 years, Portland Open Studios has juried in 100+ artists across greater Portland to open their studios to the public for two weekends each October. Visitors find their way to the studios via a printed map and online tour guide, watching artists demo their process and even sometimes participating! Like many cities, housing in Portland proper has become expensive, and some of our most interesting studios are further outside the city limits - particularly our sculptors, who need plenty of space to work.

This tour will take you to some of our most exciting, experienced participating artists studios, focusing on far-from-the-center studio locations. Consider this your own personal guide to off-the-beaten-track art experiences!

Instructions: Transportation will be provided. The tour will depart from the lobby of the Hilton Portland Downtown at 1:30PM. The tour will end back at the hotel at 4:30PM.




Mudshark Studio Tours

Mudshark Studio Tours

Saturday October, 12
Mudshark Studio Tours
3:00PM—5:00PM
Cost: $5 per person
Transportation will not be provided.

Mudshark studios is a one stop shop for developing and producing ideas in clay utilizing time honored traditions alongside new technologies. By educating their clients about materials, techniques, and the various processes used, they assess and implement the most effective methods to fit production needs. They work with a wide variety of creatives ranging from budding entrepreneurs to accomplished artists and designers, maintaining a strong role in the local arts community and economy.

Get a behind the scenes tour with Mudshark Studios Co-Founder and Co-owner Brett Binford. Brett will take you through the 10,000 sq. ft. studio and show you a variety of Mudshark projects at various stages ranging from model making, molds, slipcasting and RAM pressing, and glazing.

Instructions: Transportation will not be provided. Attendees must find their own ride to this tour. Mudshark Studios is a 10 minute drive from the Hilton Portland Downtown.

1930 NE Oregon St,
Portland, OR 97232





Wheelchair Accessibility

Opening Reception

Opening Reception and Exhibition Openings at PNCA

Saturday, October 12
Opening Reception and Exhibition Openings at PNCA
5:00PM-8:00PM
Included in registration. Transportation will not be provided.

Start the conference on a high note at PNCA where you can meet Marketplace vendors, check out the littleSCULPTURE Show, and other exhibitions on view including work by alumni and current BFA students, Krista Cibis (MFA CS/VS, Textile Hive artist), MFA sculpture students, and PNCA sculpture faculty.

The littleSCULPTURE show is an exhibition of works by ISC members and conference attendees. This exhibition of small works will showcase how these talented artists handle the challenges of space and scale as dictated by the 8" x 8" x 8" size restriction.

ISC Staff will be on hand for late registrations and to answer any questions about the conference while you mingle with conference attendees.

More information on the other exhibitions on view coming soon! The reception will end at 8:00PM.

Instructions: Transportation will not be provided. PNCA is a 15 minute walk from the Hilton Portland Downtown.

Pacific Northwest College of Art
511 NW Broadway
Portland, OR 97209


Pacific Northwest College of Art

Photo Credit: Little Sculpture Show at Philadelphia 201 Hotel.

Gallery Hop

PADA Gallery Hop

Sunday, October 13
PADA Gallery Hop
3:30PM-6:00PM
Open to the public. Transportation will not be provided.

Explore Portland’s Pearl District and beyond on a self-guided Gallery Hop. Over the years Portland’s art scene has expanded widely. Exhibition openings and artist events can be attended at galleries and institutions throughout the city on any given night of the week. Educational presentations and discussions are another premier monthly activity sponsored by Portland Art Dealers Association and Portland Art Focus members, and are generally free to the public.

Be sure to check the Portland Art Guide, located in your conference tote bag, which showcases a map and listings of exhibitions at galleries, museums, and art institutions throughout Portland.

Instructions: Transportation will not be provided – this is a self-guided gallery hop. The Pearl District is accessible by foot or by TriMet/Max Rail. Please check with individual galleries for exhibition details and open hours.




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



Closing Reception

Closing Reception Student Awards Exhibition

Tuesday October, 15
Closing Reception and Outstanding Student Achievement Awards Exhibition
6:00PM-7:30PM
Included in registration. Transportation will not be provided.

Stick around at PSU after the panel discussions for the Closing Reception, where you will attend the opening of the 2019 ISC Outstanding Student Achievement Exhibition. Congratulate the ISC’s Student winners and check out their work, as well as other exhibitions at PSU, before you say “so long” to this year’s ISC Conference.

Instructions: Transportation will not be provided. PSU is a 10 minute walk from the Hilton Portland Downtown.

Portland State University
Littman Gallery
1825 SW Broadway
Portland, OR





Wheelchair Accessibility

Photo Credit: Bodies of Steel. Molly Dressel. Student Award Winner 2018. Photo Courtesy of ISC Staff.


Bullseye Glass Co

Bullseye Glass Tour

Wednesday October, 16
Bullseye Glass Tour
10:45AM-12:00PM
Cost: $10 per person
Transportation will be provided.

Bullseye Glass Company is a manufacturer of colored glass for art and architecture with worldwide distribution and a strong commitment to research, education, and promoting glass art. Since 1974, they have collaborated with a community of artists worldwide and have been instrumental in developing many of the fundamental materials and methods at the core of contemporary kiln-glass. They are widely known as the first company in the world to formulate and manufacture glasses that are factory-tested for fusing compatibility. They are also recognized for key contributions to the kilnforming, kilncasting, flameworking, and coldworking methods used to create glass art.

Take a guided tour through Bullseye Glass Company. Learn about Bullseye's 45 year history of experimentation, innovation, and collaboration as you observe the creation of hand cast glass.

Instructions: Transportation will be provided. The tour will meet in the lobby of the Hilton Portland Downtown at 10:45AM to travel to Bullseye Class Co. The tour will end back at the hotel at 12:00PM.

3610 SE 21st Ave,
Portland, OR 97202





Wheelchair Accessibility

Photo courtesy Traction Company.



Sponsors and Collaborators:

     
 Portland Art Museum       Portland State        Pacific Northwest College of Art

Portland open studios         RACC        Pacific Northwest Sculptors

       

        

   



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