just announced PAM's
Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art this morning at the City
Club. And she is... Jennifer Gately. Gately was formerly the Visual
Arts Director at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts
. One of Gately's first
tasks will be the curation of the Oregon
**(update) David Row was on the ball and the Oregonian put this web exclusive up this morning
Welcome to Portland, this is a much anticipated appointment that covers a lot of ground between historic Northwest artists and the bumper (and bump'n) crop of artists currently working in Portland and the rest of Northwest. Expect to be overwhelmed.
With just a cursory check I can see she has covered a lot of ground already from cutting edge contempoary art in Italy at the Pecci Museum of Modern Art, to a recent stint in Sun Valley. Welcome to one of the most active art scenes in the country.
Also, thanks to Arlene and Harold Schnitzer who created the endowment that makes this position possible.
This recent show associated with Gately should excite lots of people, here.
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