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Paul Sutinen

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Co-chair, Department of Art & Interior Design
Director of Art Programs
Mayer Art Building


BS in Painting, Portland State University

Classes Taught

The Artist's Enterprise

Recent Exhibitions

One-Person Exhibitions:
Nine Gallery, Portland Oregon (annually, 1988-2012)

Group Exhibitions:
The Portland Grid Project, 7th Internationale Fototage, Mannheim/Ludwigshafen, Germany (2005)

One Foot After Another: Photography, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, Oregon (2005)

Recent Design and Consulting Projects

Arts Build Communities, program of the Oregon Arts Commission, public art consultant, member of design team. Consulted on public art project parameters and planning for the communities of Astoria, Boardman, Cave Junction, Coos Bay, Echo, Enterprise, Falls City, Lowell, Madras, Redmond, Umatilla, Woodburn and White City, Oregon (1999-2005)

Oregon Holocaust Memorial, member of design team for memorial in Washington Park, Portland, Oregon (1996-2004)

Grants and Awards

Bonnie Bronson Fellowship, Oregon Community Foundation (2005)

Artist's Project Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, Oregon (2000)

Art Critic's Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC (1979-1980)

Related Links

Paul Sutinen's blog


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Paul Sutinen Discusses Avant-Garde and Kitsch

Paul Sutinen, director of art programs, will join local artists, critics and scholars for a discussion on Clement Greenberg's Avant-Garde and Kitsch at the Blackfish Gallery on April 19, 2014.


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April 01, 2014 – April 30, 2014

Jordan VanSise: Down the Up Staircase

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April 14, 2014 – May 17, 2014

The Art Gym: Vanessa Renwick

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May 05, 2014

Scholarship application deadline for show:tell: A workshop for teen writers and artists

Scholarship applications due for June workshop for high school students (ages 14 to 18). Scholarships are awarded on needs basis. In the workshop,...


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