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Visiting Curator Talk: Jessica Nickel
May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Visiting curator talk: Jessica Nickel will be at EOU to share and talk about artwork.
Jessica Nickel is a curator and exhibitions producer based in Portland, Oregon. She received a BA in Fine Art focusing on painting, and a BA in Literature from the University of Oregon in 209 and began her career in the arts as an artist. In 2011 she was awarded a year-long artist residency with Engage Studios in Galway, Ireland. Here, Nickel helped to open Niland Gallery, an alternative gallery space in collaboration with Engage Studios, and curated her first exhibition. Since then, she was worked for institutions such as the For-Site Foundation in San Francisco, and held directorship positions at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Rainmaker Artist Residency, Upfor Gallery and Newspace in Portland. Jessica works as an independent curator and public arts manager and is currently the Program Director for Converge 45, a nonprofit contemporary art organization that provides a curatorial platform for the visual arts in Portland and the surrounding region.
Come listen on May 20 at 6 PM in Huber Auditorium (Badgley Hall).