Marylhurst University

Skip to content »

Blake Shell Named Director & Curator

The new Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Director and Curator of The Art Gym and Belluschi Pavilion, Blake Shell, joins Marylhurst University today, December 16, 2013.

She will work in transition with Terri Hopkins over the next month. Hopkins will retire in January, after 33 years as director and curator of The Art Gym.

Blake Shell served as director of the Archer Gallery at Clark College from 2009 to 2012 and project manager for the Stroemple Art Collection in Portland, managing a collection of 1700 artworks. She was also a curatorial assistant for the Hoffman Gallery at Lewis & Clark College.

"Blake Shell is an energetic, creative and skilled curator," said Hopkins. "Several years ago, the shows she organized for the Archer Gallery at Clark College in Vancouver drew my attention and led to my belief that when the time came, there were amazing young curators ready to take The Art Gym into the future. I am very pleased to pass the baton to Blake and am excited to see her take on the contemporary art of our region."

» Read the full news release from Marylhurst University

Related News

See All News

Anna Marie Spindler Speaks on Humanitarian Issues

MBA alum Anna Marie Spindler will give a talk titled One Woman's Humanitarian Experiences at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River on May 25, 2016.

PCC Agreement Makes Transfers Easy

Marylhurst and Portland Community College entered into an official agreement in May 2016, aiming to remove barriers for PCC students to complete a four-year degree at Marylhurst.

Calendar

See All Events

May 25, 2016

Science Lab Wednesday: Fire & Flame

Join us on select Wednesdays, anytime between 12 noon and 3 pm, for a demonstration in the science lab. On every Science Wednesday we will also h...

READ MORE

May 25, 2016

Jazz Ensemble: Bend Tour Gig

The Marylhurst Jazz Ensemble hits the road, traveling to Bend and Sisters in May 2016. Come hear them perform at The Lot.

READ MORE

May 26, 2016

Jazz Ensemble: Bend Tour Gig

The Marylhurst Jazz Ensemble hits the road, traveling to Bend and Sisters in May 2016. Come hear them perform at Crux Fermantation Project. Time TBD.

READ MORE

GIVE

Support Marylhurst University. Gifts of all sizes make a difference!

DONATE NOW

© Marylhurst University