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Brenden Clenaghen

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Department of Art, Music & Creative Arts Therapies



MFA in Painting, Portland State University
BFA in Printmaking, San Francisco Art Institute

Classes Taught

Contemporary Mixed Media Printmaking
Orientation to the Visual Arts Community
Professional Practices
Advanced Painting and Drawing Seminar


Brenden Clenaghen has exhibited in solo exhibitions at Pulliam Gallery in Portland and Zolla/ Liberman Gallery in Chicago. His work has been included in group exhibitions at the Portland Art Museum, the Tacoma Art Museum, Memphis College of Art, San Francisco Art Institute, RocksBox (Portland), and Artspace Annex (San Francisco). Clenaghen’s work has been written about in Art In America, ArtWeek, Art Papers and the Chicago Tribune. Additionally, he has co-curated exhibitions for Disjecta Center for the Arts (Portland), Fourteen30 Contemporary (Portland) and Portland State University’s MK Gallery.


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The Art Gym Celebrates 35 Years

This fall marks the 35th year of Marylhurst University's The Art Gym as a venue exhibiting some of the most significant and timely art of the region, reports the Lake Oswego Review.

Frances Kaplan Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Frances Kaplan, art therapy counseling faculty, received the Myra Levick Lifetime Award for Excellence in Art Therapy in June 2015.


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October 03, 2015 – October 31, 2015

Inkworks V: All About Love in Streff Gallery

View Inkworks V: All About Love featuring the artwork of Marylhurst alumna Diane Flack '05. Diane's principal medium is block print. However, s...


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...


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