MFA AC+D Visiting Artist: Stacy Jo Scott
December 02, 2019
Throughout each semester, AC+D welcomes artists, designers, and critics from a wide range of disciplines for studio visits, critical conversation, and a fresh burst of inspiration! These engagements offer students new perspectives on their work, methods of making, and entrepreneurial strategies while building personal relationships with professionals in their fields.
Stacy Jo Scott is an artist and educator based in Eugene, OR. In both artwork and writing she uses ceramic objects and digital processes as anchors from which to navigate shifting landscapes of culture, identity, and embodiment. These objects emerge from research and speculation, digital processes, trance practices, and chance operations. Her artwork has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including most recently at Ditch Projects, Springfield, OR; Rockelman & Partner, Berlin, Germany; Thomas Hunter Projects in New York, NY; The Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, OR; PDX Contemporary Window Project in Portland, OR; Abrams Claghorn, Albany, CA; The Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, OR; Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI; Paul Kotula Projects, Ferndale, MI; Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center, Chicago, IL; and The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH. She co-curated New Morphologies: Studio Ceramics and Digital Practices at the Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art at Alfred University in Alfred, NY. Publications include Bad at Sports: Contemporary Art Talk, The Studio Potter, Crafts: Today’s Anthology for Tomorrow’s Crafts, the Alfred University Press, and Textile: The Journal of Cloth and Culture. Stacy Jo is a member of Carnation Contemporary gallery in Portland, OR. She received an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and is a founding member of the Craft Mystery Cult. She previously taught at Colorado State University- Fort Collins, the University of California- Berkeley and is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Oregon.
Be sure to see MA Critical Studies Student, Jason Le, moderate Andrew Tay and Stephen Thompson's discussion of their performance, Make Banana Cry!
The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies is happy to present a panel discussion with scholars Christopher Ian Foster + Carmen P. Thompson!
Launch your future in art and design! Visit with counselors, admissions team members, and faculty from art and design schools for a portfolio review before applying to colleges or universities.
Join PNCA's MFA Applied Craft + Design Chair Sara Huston, faculty member and mentor Abbie Miller and artist and craftswoman Annica Cuppetelli in conversation as they delve into their individual use of both hand work and machine techniques, and share their research on the various layers of production and information that are intertwined with objects, processes, and materials, as well as their need to evolve, adapt, and establish craft in relationship to making and industry. The event will be at GMA Architects, where Miller’s ongoing exhibition serves as a backdrop for the talk.
October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
GMA Architects Office building, 240 N Broadway, Unit 203 Portland, OR 97227
This event is part of Portland Textile Month https://www.textilex.org/event/the-evolving-hand/