MFA Students and Alumni Dive into Portland Art Community

August 14, 2011

In two articles published by The Oregonian, MFA in Applied Craft in Design alumna Leslie Vigeant ‘11 and candidate Billy Rueck ‘12 find unique ways of pursuing their art.

Leslie Vigeant ‘11 was awarded six months of access to the mounds of refuse at Metro’s Central Transfer Station along with four other area artists, as part of a program developed by Metro, Recology and non-profit Cracked Pots.

Read more about the Pacific Northwest Art Project and Leslie’s work in The Oregonian.

Billy Rueck ‘12 is currently interning at ADX, a new membership-driven shared workspace in inner southeast Portland. As a fabrication and shop intern, he will earn credit toward his Master of Fine Arts.

Read more about ADX in The Oregonian.