Join us on June 28 between 7-10pm for the opening reception of our 3rd annual Pride exhibition That’s So Gay. Exploring notions of queer gender identity and objectification through many diverse lenses, here’s a look at Hannah Jickling & Helen Reed whose work will be featured at That’s So Gay.
Hannah Jickling currently lives and works between Portland, Toronto and the Yukon. She received her BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (2003), and her MFA (Art and Social Practice), from Portland State University (2010). Hannah is head of MFA in Paper Maché, a hand-made, accredited degree program. Current project interests also include sport, recreation and outdoor education as models for performance and participation. She is currently the artist-in-residence at the Multnomah Education Service District’s Outdoor School.
Helen Reed is an artist, teacher and curator of many talents. She holds a BFA from Emily Carr University of Art and Desgin (Vancouver) and a MFA in Art and Social Practice from Portland State University. Helen’s work often focuses on collaborative ways of engaging specific invested communities such as Twin Peaks fans, lesbian separatists and high school art teacher candidates.
Helen’s recent exhibitions include: Summerhill, Revised, Access Gallery in Vancouver, British Columbia (2011) and Twin Twin Peaks, Prefix in Toronto, Ontario (2010)