Dr. Laura Beer was recognized by her peers with the 2015 Professional Practice Award from the Western Region American Association of Music Therapy.
Art alum Margaret Eccles Yost has been named a senior fellow and director of The Attic Institute's new visual arts program.
Known as a hub and haven for writers, The Attic is expanding into the visual arts. The new visual arts program will offer workshops, or "assemblages," to beginning, emerging and established artists beginning January 2013.
Margaret Eccles Yost emerged in the late 1980s as a visual artist in Portland. Her work can be found in public and private art collections both in the United States and abroad, and has been seen in numerous exhibitions worldwide in galleries, on-site installations, museums and film festivals. Interviews and reviews of her work have been featured in Art in America, The New York Times, The Oregonian, The New Jersey Star Ledger, Willamette Week and other national publications.
She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Marylhurst University and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Rutgers University.