What you'll do
Tour the 811 Design Building's collective of women-owned studios and shops. We'll meet at my storefront studio where you'll learn about the independent publications and artist projects produced and offered by our collective. Then we'll visit with four other women-owned studio/shops in what is affectionately called the "Feminist Minimall." Meet a conceptual fashion designer, sculptor and jewelry maker, curator turned purveyor, and visit an underground zine press. We'll end by producing a short zine together which you'll get to take home with you!
I'm an artist and the co-founder of Works Progress Agency, a unique art and design collective in Portland, OR. I came to Portland in 2008 to be part of the amazing scene of independent artists, designers, performers, and writers here. I earned my MFA in Contemporary Art from the acclaimed Art and Social Practice program. Since then I have produced work for institutions like the Portland Art Museum, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art and Regional Arts and Culture Council, as well as independent and underground spaces and happenings. My storefront studio space is located in Central Eastside, in a building Portlanders in-the-know affectionately call the "Feminist Minimall." We host exhibitions, workshops, events and popups where we show and sell artist-made goods. Our mission is to support the work of artists in our creative city!
Bubbly water, coffee, and tea are provided.
Art supplies (printer, photocopier, cutting tools and mats, etc.) are provided for the zine making portion.
Where you'll be
You'll meet the women designers and artists who own the studio/shops in our collective, learn about their artistic and creative processes, and how they have turned these into successful businesses.
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Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.
Guests are welcome to contact the host in advance with special requests or questions.
Art + Design at the Feminist Minimall
$45 / personNew experience
$45 / person