Current Summer Artist in Residence

The Summer Artist Residency provides an established artist with a brief studio opportunity to work on a specific project in Artspace’s Gallery One during the month of July. For more information about the Summer Artist Residency Program or to apply please visit Call for Summer Artist Residency.

2014 Summer Artist in Residence
Leslie Vigeant
Self Digestion

Residency: June 30-July 31, 2014
Exhibition: August 1 – September 6, 2014

selfieLeslie Vigeant, Selfie

Artspace welcomes Leslie Vigeant as the 2014 Summer Artist-in-Residence. For the month of July, Vigeant will welcome visitors to her temporary studio, Artspace’s Gallery 1. Vigeant’s residency will culminate with the exhibition Self Digestion that will open in conjunction with the August 1st First Friday Gallery Walk.

Vigeant will teach #watercolor for teens this summer and Patterning, Painting, and Digital Media for adults during her residency. She will give a talk, Modes of Self Digestion: Sensation and Intuition in Studio Practice, on July 24 at 6pm.

Leslie Vigeant received her MFA in applied craft + design from Oregon College of Art and Craft/Pacific Northwest College of Art. Select exhibitions include Portland Design Auction, The Good Mod, Portland, OR; Strange Glue, Thompson Gallery, Weston, MA; and Art of Our Century, Woodbury Art Museum Orem, UT. In 2013, Vigeant received a scholarship at Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, CO, with Anne Ellegood, Senior Curator of Hammer Museum in LA.

3. HER (study I)Leslie Vigeant, HER study 1