Ashland Daily Tidings

Posted Jul. 29, 2016

The Schneider Museum of Art is taking part in what has been dubbed “Oregon’s largest art show.” The museum on Southern Oregon University’s Ashland campus is exhibiting the diverse work of five artists through Sept. 17 as part of “Portland2016: A Biennial of Contemporary Art.” Previous biennials were staged in Portland. This year, organizers have expanded the reach of the exhibit of 34 emerging and established Oregon artists and artist teams to stretch from Astoria to Ashland and as far east as La Grande.

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Mail Tribune

Posted Jul. 29, 2016

The moods of Crater Lake, from the explosive sounds of its creation to the gentle stillness of a winter morning, were evoked this morning in the world premiere of a musical composition called “Natural History.” The setting couldn’t have been more natural, the open spaces at The Watchman, which overlooks Crater Lake, the focus of the work by New York City composer Michael Gordon. The work was commissioned by Britt Music & Arts Festival, and Gordon spent time visiting Crater Lake National Park last summer and winter to develop an appreciation for the lake and its history.

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Ashland Daily Tidings

Posted Jul. 21, 2016

As the Schneider Museum at OCA moves from strength to strength, most recently with its participation in the prestigious, statewide Portland Biennial, Scott Malbaurn has moved from his interim position as executive director of the museum into a permanent position. Quills and Queues caught up with Malbaurn to ask him about his vision for the future.

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Source Weekly

Posted Jul. 20, 2016

Established in 1902, Crater Lake is the fifth oldest national park and Oregon’s only national park. Its stunning blue water has inspired awe in nature enthusiasts, artists, and photographers from all over the world. On July 29, the Britt Orchestra and Music Director Teddy Abrams will introduce music lovers to the majesty of the park with the world premier of Michael Gordon’s composition, “Natural History.”

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Ashland Daily Tidings

Posted Jul. 14, 2016

Curator Michelle Grabner drove 1,800 miles and visited more than 100 studios as she scoured Oregon for artists to include in a state biennial exhibition. Rather than show her selections in a centralized exhibit in Portland, her finds are on display throughout Oregon. To further mix the pot, the work of Portland artists has been sent far afield to sites that include Pendleton and Ashland, while pieces by outlying artists were brought to Oregon’s biggest city.

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