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Blake Shell

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Department of Art, Music & Creative Arts Therapies
The Robert & Mercedes Eichholz Director & Curator
The Art Gym and the Belluschi Pavilion
Mayer Art Building


MFA, photography, Savannah College of Art and Design
BA, studio art, University of the South 


Blake Shell most recently worked as project manager for the Stroemple Art Collection in Portland, managing a collection of 1,700 artworks. She also provided curatorial assistance at the Hoffman Gallery at Lewis & Clark College.

Previously, Shell spent three years as director of the Archer Gallery at Clark College in Vancouver, Washington, and three years as director and curator of the Joseph Gross and Lionel Rombach galleries at the University of Arizona, where she also taught gallery management and photography. 

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Belluschi Pavilion Featured in Preservation Magazine

The Belluschi Pavilion, a mid-century modern house moved to the Marylhurst campus, was featured in the fall 2015 issue of Preservation Magazine.

Blake Shell Joins RACC Award Panel

Blake Shell, The Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Director & Curator of The Art Gym & Belluschi Pavilion, was invited to be a panelist for selecting the 2015 Individual Fellowship Award for The Regional Arts & Culture Council.


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October 04, 2015 – December 05, 2015

Kartz Ucci Retrospective at The Art Gym

The Art Gym will present a retrospective exhibition of the work of Kartz Ucci, a talented and prolific artist who passed away in 2013 at 52 years o...


October 07, 2015 – December 16, 2015

The Planets: Paintings by Sarah Anne Burns

Sarah Anne Burns, BFA ’07 will present hundreds of watercolors in her series: The Planets. The paintings are a departure from Burns' other bodies...


November 24, 2015

Tai Chi Easy and Qi-Gong

The slow gentle Tai Chi and Qi Gong movements and stretches, along with various breathing techniques stimulate the energy pathways, and enhance the...


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