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Crow’s Shadow is excited to announce the three Oregon artists selected for the 2012 “Golden Spot” residency program!

This summer Crow’s Shadow will welcome artists Susan Murrell, Arnold Kemp, and Pat Boas to the studio.

Susan Murrell

Murrell, who lives in La Grande and teaches as Associate Professor of Art at Eastern Oregon University, will be at Crow’s Shadow July 18-31. Murrell has exhibited nationally and been awarded residencies at Yaddo in Saratoga Sprints, New York, and Ragdale in Lake Forest, Illinois. Murrell received her B.A. in visual arts—with an emphasis in printmaking—from the University of Northern Colorado and her M.F.A. in painting from Savannah College of Art and Design.

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Arnold J. Kemp

Kemp is an artist, poet, and curator and serves as the Chair of M.F.A. Visual Studies at the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland. Kemp will be at Crow’s Shadow August 13-24. Earlier this year Kemp was named a 2012 Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts. Kemp received his M.F.A. from Stanford University, and a B.A./B.F.A. In English literature/studio art from Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Pat Boas

Boas, also from Portland, will work at Crow’s Shadow August 27 – Sept. 7. Her work has been shown at the Portland Art Museum, the Art Gym, the Boise Art Museum, and elsewhere throughout the Northwest. Boas recently was awarded the 2012 Bonnie Branson Fellowship. In addition to her visual work, Boas has written articles and reviews for Art Papers, artUS and was a contributing editor for Artweek from 2002 to 2006. Boas earned a B.F.A. in printmaking from the Pacific Northwest College Art, as well as an M.F.A. in painting from Portland State University, where she works as an Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the M.F.A. in Contemporary Art Practice/Studio program.

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Crow’s Shadow looks forward to welcoming each of these artists to the studio this summer!

The “Golden Spot” residency program is being funded through a grant from The Ford Family Foundation.

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