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NW5 Painting Colloquium

Date: 12:00am PDT November 2, 2017 - November 4, 2017 Location: University of Puget Sound

University of Puget Sound

This two day inaugural conference serves as a platform to discuss, connect and engage with painting from a fresh perspective.There will be exhibits, a keynote speaker, and panel discussions. For more information about events, please see the schedule below.

While the conference is free, registration is required.

Roundtable Discussion: Painting and the Liberal Arts, Kittredge Gallery

Friday November 3rd
Exhibition Reception at Kittredge Gallery Liberal: Recent Paintings from the NW5 and Phenomenal
Artists in the discussion
  • Cara Tomlinson, Lewis and Clark College
  • Michael Knutson, Reed College
  • Richard Martinez, Whitman College
  • Elise Richman, University of Puget Sound
  • James Thompson, Willamette University

Keynote Address, Tahoma Room
Linda Besemer, James Irvine Distinguished Professor, Art and Art History, Occidental College


Saturday, November 4th

Panel I: First Frame: Territory, Partition, Space in Contemporary PNW Painting, Murray Board Room

Student Exhibition and Demos, Thomas Hall

Lecture: James Thompson, The Beauty, Mystery, and Terror of Color, Murray Board Room

Panel II: Phenomenal, Kittredge Gallery

All listed events are free and open to the public. 





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