FOOTSTEPS AND MONUMENTS | PAIGE WRIGHT

FOOTSTEPS AND MONUMENTS | PAIGE WRIGHT


May 3 – June 23, 2024 | CAMAS GALLERY
OPEN RECEPTION: FRIDAY, MAY 3

Paige Wright is an artist who primarily works in clay. She received her Bachelors in Fine Arts with an emphasis in ceramics from The University of Montana in Missoula in 2006. She has participated in several artists in residence programs including the Carbondale Clay Center’s long term residency program, Red Lodge Clay Center’s year long residency program, Ohio University study abroad program at The International Ceramics Studio in Kecskemét, Hungary, and Project Network at the International Ceramics Research Center: Guldagergaard, Denmark. She received her Masters in Fine Arts with emphasis in ceramics from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio in 2012. Paige was brought back to her hometown of Portland, Oregon in 2013 to help start and run the vessel design and production house Mazama Wares. She has held positions at Ohio University, Grand Valley State University, The Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, Clark College, Radius Art Center, Idyllwild Arts Academy and Pratt and Larson Tile. Known for her expressive faces and versatile building techniques, she conducts workshops, lectures and exhibits around the country. She is currently running a tattoo themed U-paint Ceramics experience called Tough Dirt Tile to create an entryway into craft for the art to personal expression. In 2023, Paige will conduct art lessons for kids and adults focusing on ceramic sculpture and alternative finishes.

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