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Exhibition Q&A

  • Melanie Flood Projects 420 SW Washington Street #301 Portland, OR 97201 USA (map)

12:30pm - Refreshments 
1:00pm - Discussion begins

Join us for a Q&A on the occasion of our current exhibition 'If but a sunbeam strikes too warm' with participating artists Teresa Christiansen and Sarah Meadows moderated by Joel W. Fisher artist and Associate Professor of Art, Studio Head of Photography of Lewis & Clark College.

Teresa Christiansen was born and raised in New York City and currently lives in Portland, OR where she is Head of the Photography Department at Pacific Northwest College of Art. Teresa received her MFA in photographic studies from ICP-Bard in 2008, and worked as an Assistant Photographer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for nine years. She has exhibited her work nationally, including New York, Philadelphia, Seattle and Portland. Recently she has shown work at Aperture Gallery and chashama in NYC, the Photographic Center Northwest in Seattle and the Portland Art Museum. She was a 2007 winner of PDN Photo Annual, a 2013 Regional Arts & Culture Council grant recipient and a summer 2014 Wassaic Artist Resident. Her work is in the collection of the Portland Art Museum.

Joel W. Fisher received a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of New Hampshire in 1997 and a Master in Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2006. From 2006-2007 he worked and studied at the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig, Germany on a Fulbright U.S. Scholars Fellowship. His work has shown nationally and internationally in both group and solo exhibitions.

Sarah Meadows is an Oregon-based visual artist. She received her MFA in Photography from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2016 and her BFA in Photography from Pacific Northwest College of Art in 2008. She also holds a BA from the Evergreen State College and has studied internationally at the Glasgow School of Art. Her work has been shown nationally and internationally, most recently at Clamp Art (NYC), Charles Hartman Fine Art (Portland) and Filter Photo (Chicago). Her work is published by Publication Studio and has been featured in Humble Arts Foundation's Group Show. She has recently been an artist in residence at Hewnoaks Artist Colony and The Wassaic Project.