(Most recent update: November 26, 2013)
Share Document -- As a part of Design Week Portland, Nicole Lavelle and I presented a live event at Ampersand Gallery and Fine Books that featured five writers reading works that fell within a context of design. The essays were collected into a book which is available at Ampersand's store on Alberta and online here.
The art of making things happen - Foreword to Bracket Vol. 05: Hustle. Available now.
Open Studio -- We recently relocated to a new, beautiful studio in Southeast Portland at SE 11th and Division. That's the Ford Building for those of you who are familiar with this neighborhood. Thanks to everyone who stopped by and said "hi" to me and my studiomates Kate, Jason, Tina, and Will.
Mentoring - For the fifth semester in a row, I'm mentoring students at the PNCA/OCAC Applied Craft + Design graduate program.This, Here - A pop-up blog, with Nicole Lavelle, about Design Week Portland. Our studio writing club is responding to what we experience at #DWPDX in a real-time experiment in fast criticism.
Object Focus: The Bowl - I've recently contributed text to the MoCC's new exhibition which focuses on the subject of "the bowl". I've written about one bowl in particular, a 1934 ice bucket by Russel Wright. What I found most interesting about it is what isn't there. Read my brief essay at objectfocusbowl.tumblr.com to find out why.
Betty Feves: Generations - The exhibition catalog for the Betty Feves Generations exhibition at the MoCC is available now at the Museum.