Art student Jordan VanSise, who served seven months as a Marine in Iraq, beat all other U.S. college student photographers and will compete as one of 10 finalists at a world photography contest in April 2014.
Department of Art & Interior Design
MFA in Painting, Portland State University
BFA in Printmaking, San Francisco Art Institute
Contemporary Mixed Media Printmaking
Orientation to the Visual Arts Community
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.