Rose Bond's Animated Installations at New Portland Chinatown Museum
January 03, 2019
The new Portland Chinatown Museum opened recently with an exhibition entitled Beyond the Gate which features two animated video installations by Rose Bond, Department Head of our Animated Arts program. Ming Panorama and CCBA animate drawings from China’s 300-year Ming Dynasty, celebrated for its literature and arts.
The exhibition offers a revealing look at the stories behind Portland's Chinatown. Bond had worked with exhibition designer Carey Wong on the original exhibition at the Oregon Historical Society. The new Portland Chinatown Museum offers the exhibition a permanent home.
Read more about the exhibition in "Portland Chinatown Museum hopes to provide new perspective on community’s history" in the Oregonian.
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Willamette will launch a search soon to retain a nationally recognized educator and leader in art and design to serve as PNCA’s new dean. This $2 million gift from the late Arlene Schnitzer will create the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer PNCA Dean’s Initiative Fund, and provide the new PNCA Dean with resources to test new initiatives, facilitate collaboration between the PNCA and Willamette faculties, and more. Please enjoy this video to learn more about this generous gift.