July 3, 2024 | 4 – 6 p.m. | Register here

Please join us in the fourth Open Studio of the 2024 PMRCAA residency season!

Presenters for this event include painter Alfonso Fernandez, fibers artist Christie Lower and ceramicist Erin Cooper.

Event is free, but space is limited and prior registration is required.

About the Artists:

Alfonso Fernandez (he/him) –Baltimore, MD

is a visual artist whose evocative creations traverse the delicate intersection of culture, identity, and historical narratives.His artistic journey began with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Printmaking from the University of Minnesota’s College of Liberal Arts in 2013, followed by a Master of Fine Arts from MICA 2016.

Christie Lower (she/her) – Halfway, OR

is a 3D fiber artist with a focus on needle felting. She uses the animals and nature from her home in the Pacific Northwest as inspiration, with a deeper focus on birds, and capturing their likeness in wool. Christie is a self-taught fiber artist who wishes to show how needle felting can be more than just a craft, but a beautiful form of art.

Erin Cooper (she/her) – Portland, OR

Erin Cooper (Modoc/Klamath/Cherokee) is a ceramic artist from Portland, Oregon. A former dancer, Erin experiences her pottery practice as a continuation of her movement explorations of rhythm, space and time. From that internal musical space, Erin pinches and builds functional ware and abstract forms that recall the presence of her relatives.

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Published On: May 3rd, 2024 / Categories: Uncategorized /