September 19, 2024 | 4 – 6 p.m. | Register here

Please join us in the seventh Open Studio of the 2024 residency season at Pine Meadow Ranch Center for Arts & Agriculture!

Presenters for this event include biologist Jamie Cornelius, artist Michelle Swinehart, multidisciplinary artist M. Michelle Illuminato and Author Diane Wilson.

Presentations start in the PMRCAA classroom on Thursday, September 19th at 4 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public. Space is limited so registration is required.

About the Artists:

Dr. Jamie Cornelius (she/her) – Corvallis, OR

Dr. Jamie Cornelius is a biologist interested in how birds cope with challenging environments and how their ability to cope defines the range where they can live. She uses new and old technologies to study their behavior and physiology in the wild. Cornelius is excited to partner with artist collaborators to expand the scope of her thinking and approaches.

Michelle Swinehart(she/her) – Ridgefield, WA

Michelle Swinehart is an artist who utilizes collaboration and community engagement in her art practice. She is currently an instructor in PSU’s interdisciplinary general education program and School of Art & Design. She lives on Full Plate Farm in Ridgefield, Washington with her husband, three kids and fourteen chickens.

M. Michelle Illuminato (she/her) – Portland, OR

M. Michelle Illuminato creates events, public-exchanges, and artworks to help reveal the complicated and often contradictory relationship between people, their culture and the land they live on. Her projects are shown nationally and internationally and have received numerous awards. She lives in Portland and teaches at Portland State University.

Diane Wilson (she/her) – Shafer, MN

Diane Wilson is a Dakota writer, educator, and bog steward, who has published five award-winning books as well as numerous essays. Her novel, The Seed Keeper, received the 2022 Minnesota Book Award for Fiction, and her memoir, Spirit Car: Journey to a Dakota Past, won a 2006 Minnesota Book Award. Wilson is enrolled on the Rosebud Reservation

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Published On: May 28th, 2024 / Categories: Open Studios, Pine Meadow Ranch, Pine Meadow Ranch Events /