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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
October 11

Friday, October 11

12:00PM – 7:00PM Conference Registration and ISC Conference Shop

Sign-in to the conference, meet conference delegates, sign-up for ARTSlams, Breakout Sessions (space is limited), and grab your conference tote bag.

Conference tote bags contain essential information about the 29th ISC Conference.

Before you go, visit the conference shop. Special sculpture books and sculpture t-shirts will be available for purchase. The shop will be open throughout the conference.

Hilton Portland Downtown
921 SW Sixth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204



Wheelchair Accessibility
1:45PM-4:15PM King School Museum of Contemporary Art (KSMOCA)
Transportation will be provided. Additional fee applies.

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 4:15PM.

KSMOCA
4906 NE 6th Ave,
Portland, OR 97211



Wheelchair Accessibility
1:45PM - 4:15PM Form 3D Tour
Transportation will be provided. Additional fee applies.

On this tour, you can meet members of Form on-site to learn about how they specialize 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.

Form 3D
2808 SE 9th Ave
Portland, OR 97202



Wheelchair Accessibility
2:00PM – 5:00PM Michael Curry Design – Studio Tour
Transportation will be provided. Additional fee applies.

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’s Studio. 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.

Michael Curry Design Studio
50759 Dike Road,
Scappoose, OR 97056


5:00PM – 8:00PM $5 After 5PM Fridays at the Portland Art Museum
Open to the public. Transportation will not be provided.

Enjoy everything the Museum has to offer--at your own pace and for only for $5. Admission is $5 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM. The Art Pub in the Museum Grounds Café serves fresh snacks, coffee and tea, and wine and beer. Explore the collection in a casual and playful atmosphere with occasional special events like pop-up exhibitions, performances, art making, and improv comedy. Click here for more information on $5 Fridays.

Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205


Portland Art Museum

Assisted Listening Wheelchair Accessibility
Above Photo Credit: Aerial View of Pioneer Courthouse Square. Courtesy of Travel Portland.



October 12

Saturday, October 12

9:00AM – 8:00PM
Conference Registration, ISC Conference Shop, and Marketplace

Sign-in to the conference, meet conference delegates, sign-up for ARTSlams, Breakout Sessions (space is limited), and grab your conference tote bag.

Conference tote bags contain essential information about the 29th ISC Conference.

Before you go, visit the conference shop. Special sculpture books and sculpture t-shirts will be available for purchase. The shop will be open throughout the conference.

Don’t forget to check out the Marketplace! Vendors will be on hand to share information, do product demos, and meet with you on October 12th all day at PNCA.

Pacific Northwest College of Art
511 NW Broadway
Portland, OR 97209
Wheelchair Accessibility
9:30AM – 1:00PM Portland Open Studios Tour East
Transportation will be provided. Additional fee applies.

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.


Portland open studios
9:40AM – 12:20PM Savoy Studios Tour
Transportation will be provided. Additional fee applies.

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.

Savoy Studios
13908 N Lombard
St Portland, OR 97203




Wheelchair Accessibility
9:45AM – 12:45PM Leland Iron Works Tour
Transportation will be provided. Additional fee applies.

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.
1:00PM – 3:00PM Mudshark Studios Tour
Transportation will not be provided. Additional fee applies.

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.

Mudshark Studios
1930 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232


Wheelchair Accessibility
1:30PM – 4:30PM Portland Open Studios Tour South
Transportation will be provided. Additional fee applies.

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.


Portland open studios
3:00PM – 5:00PM Mudshark Studios Tour
Transportation will not be provided. Additional fee applies.

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.

Mudshark Studios
1930 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232


5:00PM – 8:00PM
Opening Reception and Exhibition Openings at PNCA
Included in registration.

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
Wheelchair AccessibilityAssisted Listening
Above Photo Credit: Portland Mural Depicting Womens History. Photo by Stuart Mullenberg. Courtesey of Travel Portland.



October 13

Sunday, October 13

8:45AM – 9:00AM Opening Remarks

Portland Art Museum, Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom

Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave,
Portland, OR
Wheelchair Accessibility
9:00AM – 10:30AM Panel Discussion
Included in registration.

Portland Art Museum, Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom

More information coming soon! Click here to see which panels will be featured at this year’s conference.

Wheelchair Accessibility
10:30AM – 10:45AM BREAK
10:45AM - 12:15PM
Panel Discussion
Included in registration.

Portland Art Museum, Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom

More information coming soon! Click here to see which panels will be featured at this year’s conference.

Wheelchair Accessibility
12:15PM - 1:45PM Lunch
Portland Art Museum

Boxed lunches will be provided.

Wheelchair Accessibility
12:30PM – 1:30PM
Breakout Sessions // ARTSlams**

Portland Art Museum

**Sign up will be available on-site on October 11th and October 12th at the registration desk. Space is limited.
Wheelchair Accessibility
1:45PM – 3:15PM
Panel Discussion
Included in registration.

Portland Art Museum, Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom

More information coming soon! Click here to see which panels will be featured at this year’s conference.
Wheelchair Accessibility
3:30PM – 6:00PM Portland Art Dealers Association (PADA) Gallery Hop
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 AccessibilityWheelchair Accessibility
Above Photo Credit: Columbia Gorge & Corwn Point. Photo by Julia Grieve. Courtesy of Travel Portland

October 14

Monday, October 14

8:45AM - 9:00AM
Announcements

Portland Art Museum, Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom

Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave,
Portland, OR
Wheelchair Accessibility
9:00AM – 10:30AM Panel Discussion
Included in registration.

Portland Art Museum, Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom

More information coming soon! Click here to see which panels will be featured at this year’s conference.
Wheelchair Accessibility
10:30AM – 10:45AM BREAK
10:45AM – 12:15PM Panel Discussion
Included in registration.

Portland Art Museum, Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom

More information coming soon! Click here to see which panels will be featured at this year’s conference.

Wheelchair Accessibility
12:15PM – 1:45PM Lunch
Portland Art Museum

Boxed lunches will be provided.
Wheelchair Accessibility
12:30PM – 1:30PM Breakout Sessions // ARTSlams**


Portland Art Museum

**Sign up will be available on-site on October 11th and October 12th at the registration desk. Space is limited.
Wheelchair Accessibility

1:45PM – 3:15PM Panel Discussion
Included in registration.

Portland Art Museum, Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom

More information coming soon! Click here to see which panels will be featured at this year’s conference.
Wheelchair Accessibility
7:00PM – 9:00PM Reception
Included in registration.
Above Photo Credit: Lan Su Chinese Garden. Courtesy of Travel Portland.



October 15

Tuesday, October 15

8:45AM – 9:00AM Announcements

Portland Art Museum, Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom

Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave,
Portland, OR
Wheelchair Accessibility
9:00AM – 10:30AM Panel Discussion
Included in registration.

Portland Art Museum, Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom

More information coming soon! Click here to see which panels will be featured at this year’s conference.

Wheelchair Accessibility
10:30AM – 10:45AM BREAK
10:45AM – 12:15PM Panel Discussion
Included in registration.
Portland Art Museum, Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom

More information coming soon! Click here to see which panels will be featured at this year’s conference.
Wheelchair Accessibility
2:30PM – 4:00PM Panel Discussion
Included in registration.

Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union, Ballroom

More information coming soon! Click here to see which panels will be featured at this year’s conference.
Wheelchair Accessibility
4:15PM – 5:45PM Panel Discussion
Included in registration.

Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union, Ballroom

More information coming soon! Click here to see which panels will be featured at this year’s conference.
Wheelchair Accessibility
6:00PM – 7:30PM Closing Reception and Outstanding Student Achievement Awards Exhibition
Included in registration. Transportation will not be provided.

Portland State University, Littman Gallery

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
Above Photo Credit: SE Division Street Festival. Courtesy of Travel Portland.



October 16

Wednesday, October 16

10:45AM – 12:00PM Bullseye Glass Tour
Transportation will be provided. Additional fee applies.

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 depart from the lobby of the Hilton Portland Downtown at 10:45AM. The tour will end back at the hotel at 12:00PM.

Bullseye Glass Co.
3610 SE 21st Ave,
Portland, OR 97202



Above Photo Credit: Portland Coffee. Photo by Rob Finch. Courtesy of Travel Portland.





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 Portland Art Museum       Portland State        Pacific Northwest College of Art

Portland open studios         RACC        Pacific Northwest Sculptors

       

        

   



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