Angela Hennessy "Untitled (floor mat)" 2016

Blog Post Tag: Making Our Mark

“Scanning the Field” by Robert Mertens

August 31, 2017 9:00 am

In light of the conclusion of our biennial conference in Portland, OR, artist, educator, and SDA member Robert Mertens reflects on his experiences, thoughts, and conversations while attending Making our Mark: SDA at 40. “The site of art begins to diverge from the literal space of art, and the physical conditions of a specific location recedes

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“Making our Mark: SDA at 40” — Out Now!

July 24, 2017 9:00 am

Surface Design Association is pleased to present our Summer edition “Making our Mark: SDA at 40” to celebrate our 40th Anniversary. With opening letters from President Astrid Bennett and Guest Editor Wendy Weiss, this Journal reflects on the amazing people that helped SDA grow into what it is today, as well as looks forward to

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“Special opportunity to present ‘PechaKucha-style’ at SDA Conference” by Cameron Mason

May 17, 2017 1:00 pm

One of the many not-to-miss presentations at the 2017 SDA Making our Mark Conference in Portland, OR, will be 20x20x40: SDA Members Make Their Mark. The session will be presented “PechaKucha-style”—a format developed in Japan in which each presenter shows 20 images for 20 seconds, speaking while the visuals advance automatically. This members’ presentation was

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Student Opportunities for “Making our Mark”

April 26, 2017 9:00 am

Making Our Mark is so excited to partner with Portland State University (PSU) and the Oregon College of Art and Craft (OCAC) for our 40th Anniversary Biennial Conference. In order to foster these relationships and pay homage to the schools that we’re working with, SDA has created a wide range of opportunities for students. From

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Making Our Mark: A Call for Proposals

November 8, 2016 10:36 pm

Every other year Surface Design Association hosts a conference bringing members together for workshops, lectures, and exhibitions. Our 40th Anniversary Intensive, Making Our Mark, will be hosted in Portland, OR on August 3-6, 2017 in partnership with the Oregon College of Art and Craft, and Portland State University. SDA is currently looking for conference proposals for

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