Project Boosts Visual Arts Awareness In Oregon

Apr 14, 2017

The term "ecology" tends to spur thoughts of environmental sensitivity and conservation. 

The art gallery in Oregon's capitol building. Tom McCall really looks like he walks on water.
Credit Frank Miller for Oregon Arts Commission

But people in the visual arts world use the term, too.  And the Oregon Visual Arts Ecology Project provides a web page to let people explore the visual arts in the state, without having to travel to every museum or gallery. 

Meagan Atiyeh is the visual arts coordinator at the Oregon Arts Commission. 

She visits to explain the vision behind the Visual Arts Ecology Project.