About Current Residents

Lisa Jarrett
Ford Family Foundation Golden Spot
Fall 2022

Lisa Jarrett is an artist and educator. She is Associate Professor of Community and Context Arts at Portland State University’s School of Art + Design. She is co-founder and co-director of KSMoCA (Dr MLK Jr  School Museum of Contemporary Art) and the Harriet Tubman Middle School Center for Expanded Curatorial Practice in NE Portland, OR, and the artists collective Art 25: Art in the 25th Century. Her intersectional practice considers the politics of difference within a variety of settings including: schools, landscapes, fictions, racial imaginaries, studios, communities, museums, galleries, walls, mountains, mirrors, floors, rivers and lenses. She exists and makes socially engaged work within the African Diaspora. She recently discovered that her primary medium is questions.

Migration Studies (No. 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27)-DETAIL
Migration Studies (No. 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27)-DETAIL
Migration Studies (No. 36, prototype III) mixed media, hair nets, acrylic, insect pins, Tracing Paper 51" H x 40.25" W (framed) 2022
Heart Condition exhibition Installation view
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