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Clatsop Community College Announces
Indigenous Intrinsic Manifestations
An Exhibition of Artwork by Linley B. L o g a n
April 13, 2017, 6pm-8pm, at the Royal Nebeker Gallery
Clatsop Community College is proud to announce, Indigenous Intrinsic Manifestations, an exhibition of artwork by contemporary, Onondowaga (Seneca) artist, Linley B. Logan at the Royal Nebeker Gallery, with an opening reception on Thursday, April 13, from 6pm-8pm. The reception is free and everyone is welcome. Light refreshments will be available.
The exhibition showcases Linley’s talents as a multi-disciplinary artist and designer with a deep connection to his Seneca heritage. Along with a strong foundation in fine art, his education includes focuses on industrial and graphic designs. He attended the Rochestor Institute of Technology for industrial Design and Fine Art, in New York and the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Mr. Logan grew up in the Tonawanda Seneca Nation which is part of the Six Iroquois Confederacy. Visitors to the exhibition can expect to see works in printmaking, ceramics, and mixed-media with blended elements of both contemporary and traditional styles.
In addition to visual art, Linley has authored articles on Haudenosaunee social dance traditions, supported indigenous artists and arts organizations through his work at the Evergreen State College Longhouse, and specialized in contemporary art from the indigenous perspective. He has accepted invitations to attend several international gatherings of indigenous artists in North America, Hawaii, Guatemala, and New Zealand. Through this, he has shown his artwork and given presentations across the country and abroad.
A printmaking workshop, led by Linley, will be offered at the college Art Building on Wednesday, May 10. Space is limited with priority given to CCC students. More information will be available on the gallery’s website.
The CCC Royal Nebeker Gallery is dedicated to enriching the cultural life of the campus, the local community, and the North Coast region. Please join CCC in its mission to sustain and promote contemporary art and visual culture through professional exhibitions and programming. We would like to thank the artist and his family, the CCC community and foundation, and everyone involved for their support and dedication to this exhibition.
The CCC Royal Nebeker Gallery, established in 1979 and uniquely overlooking the Columbia River, is an important community-gathering place and forum for critical, contemporary art dialogue. The gallery is located in the CCC Art Center at 1799 Lexington Avenue in Astoria, Oregon. The gallery is open Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information about CCC or to learn more about the Royal Nebeker Gallery visit https://www.clatsopcc.edu/community/ccc-royal-nebeker-art-gallery.
Linley B. L o g a n, Ononowaga (Seneca)