This week’s visiting artist Sean Carney
This week’s visiting artist is PNCA alum Sean Joseph Patrick Carney.
Sean J Patrick Carney is a concrete comedian, visual artist, and writer living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Carney’s interdisciplinary practice includes performance, stand-up comedy, sculpture, critical theory, video, and multiple other forms of media. He is the founder and director of Social Malpractice Publishing, a label that specializes in publishing artist books existing at the intersection of visual art and humor. In 2011, he co-founded the Conceptual Oregon Performance School (C.O.P.S.), a free, artist-run summer institute that focuses on contemporary performance strategies. Since 2012, Carney has been a member of GWC, Investigators a collaborative paranormal research team. He is one of nine New York-based artists who coordinate and programEssex Flowers, a collective gallery in the Lower East Side.
Join us Wednesday night at 6:30pm at the Museum of Contemporary Craft.
724 NW Davis St, Portland, OR 97209
Free and open to the public
Walter Maciel Lecture Wednesday July 23 6:30
Please join us this Wednesday evening as the Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies presents
Speaking on Wednesday, July 23rd
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Museum of Contemporary Craft
724 NW Davis St
In addition to coming in as a Visiting Scholar, Walter Maciel will be curating PNCAs Low-Residency MFA Thesis Exhibition!
Located in Culver City (2642 S. La Cienega blvd. in Los Angeles) the Walter Maciel Gallery features the work of emerging to mid-career artists who participate in national and international exhibitions and art fairs. The gallery represents artists living in Southern California, the Bay Area, New York, Philadelphia, Kansas City, Lexington and Mexico City. Artists represented include Hung Liu, Carolyn Castano, Tm Gratkowski, Rob Putnam, Barry Anderson, John Bangston, Cynthia Ona Innis, Freddy Chandra, and more. Walter Maciel Gallery has participated in many national and international art fairs including Miami Project, Volta New York, Pulse Miami, Pulse New York, Pulse London, NADA (New Art Dealers Association) Miami, Aqua Miami, Aqua Hotel Miami, artMRKT San Francisco, ArtPad San Francisco, Next Chicago, Edition Chicago and Swab Barcelona.
Upon receiving a dual degree in Art Practice and History of Art from University of California, Berkeley, Walter Maciel worked as a gallery director in San Francisco from 1992-2005. He moved to Los Angeles at the end of 2005 to create a program for his own space that opened in March 2006. The gallery is located in the Culver City Art District in Los Angeles among many of the top galleries on the West Coast. An auxiliary gallery space at the Pacific Design Center was in operation from January through July 2010 and featured the work of gallery artists and special projects.
Walter Maciel Gallery has participated in many national and international art fairs including Miami Project, Volta New York, Pulse Miami, Pulse New York, Pulse London, NADA (New Art Dealers Association) Miami, Aqua Miami, Aqua Hotel Miami, artMRKT San Francisco, ArtPad San Francisco, Next Chicago, Edition Chicago and Swab Barcelona.
Walter has served on many boards and committees including Southern Exposure, Headlands Center for the Arts, the San Francisco Art Dealers Association. He has been on lecture panels and/or grad reviews at the San Francisco Art Institute, California College of the Arts, Institute for Contemporary Art San Jose, University of California, Los Angeles, Mills College, California State University, Dominquez Hills and University of Missouri, Kansas City.
PNCAs Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies summer 2014 session includes a Summer Lecture series featuring talks by visiting artists that are free and open to the public.
The Summer Lecture series is held at the Museum of Contemporary Craft, 724 NW Davis Street, in Portland, Oregon. All lectures are at 6:30pm.