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The leadership of The Ford Family Foundation’s Visual Arts Program has changed. Longtime senior adviser Kandis Brewer Nunn handed the reins to experienced arts manager Meagan Atiyeh in January. [caption align="left"]Meagan Atiyeh[/... Read More
About 10 years ago, Eugene artist Mike Bray and a group of fellow MFA students from the University of Oregon began looking for a venue to show contemporary art from around the country. Display space is rare, and they had nearly given up... Read More
The Ford Family Foundation has supported the publication of numerous catalogs since the inception of the Visual Arts program in 2010. “Most catalogs are produced in association with a specific exhibition,” says Anne Kubisch, president of... Read More
Nine Oregon artists got a delicious bite of the Big Apple recently, with an Oregon-only exhibition of their work at New York’s CANADA gallery. It is the first time an exhibition consisting solely of Oregon artists’ work has been brought to... Read More
Art isn’t easy. An inspirational environment can help, and providing this space for Oregon artists is the goal of The Ford Family Foundation’s Golden Spot residency program. The program provides annual grants of $25,000 each to four “... Read More
David Eckard grew up on a farm in the Midwest. When he turned 50 last year, he started sowing seeds of a slightly different nature but with the same sense of family and community that imbued his early years. one of the first... Read More