On View:  October 7 – October 7, 2021

Creative Industries Discussion:
A Shrine for a Shrine

Join us for a Creative Industries Zoom Discussion with artist Bruce Burris along with Phillip March Jones, artist, writer, and curator based in New York City and Julia Bradshaw, artist, writer and curator in Corvallis, OR.

Bruce Burris

Bruce Burris has exhibited throughout the US, including the Portland2016 Biennial, curated by Michelle Grabner and most recently in solo exhibits at Summertime Gallery NYC and A.L.S.O/Shrine NYC. Burris has been awarded numerous fellowships including the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the Hallie Ford Foundation, the Kentucky State Arts Council-Al Smith Fellowship, the Delaware State Arts Council, the NEA-SAF. His work is included in numerous public and private collections including the University of Kentucky Art Museum. Burris attended the San Francisco Art Institute and is represented by March Gallery, NYC.

Burris has worked and collaborated with artists who are neurodiverse for over 40 years and has served as founder/director/owner of a number of agencies/programs noted for crafting innovative supports which enable people to assume roles of significance in their community via participation in the arts. Burris has curated a group exhibition of self-taught neurodiverse artists for our Treehaven Gallery to be on view simultaneously alongside his solo exhibition.

Julia Bradshaw

Julia Bradshaw is Associate Professor at Oregon State University where she teaches photography and video art. She is a curator, writer, and artist who in 2020, was awarded an Individual Artist Fellowship by the Oregon Arts Commission. Bradshaw’s video-art and photography projects have been shown throughout the United States, Guatemala, The Netherlands, Poland, and Germany.

Phillip March Jones

Phillip March Jones is a curator, artist, and writer based in New York City. In 2009, Jones founded the non-profit contemporary art space and publisher Institute 193, located in Lexington, Kentucky. He later served as the inaugural director of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation (Atlanta), director of the Galerie Christian Berst (New York/Paris) and Andrew Edlin Gallery (New York). Jones’ photographs and writings have been published by the Jargon Society, Vanderbilt University Press, Dust-to-Digital, Poem 88, and Yale University Press, among others. In 2020, Jones founded MARCH, a contemporary art gallery and public benefit corporation on Avenue A in New York’s East Village.