Social work inspires Oregon City gallery show
Clackamas Community College will host the work of Portland-based artist Pippa Arend from Nov. 5 through Dec. 7 in the Alexander Gallery.
Arend is the co-founder of p:ear, an organization that mentors local homeless youth.
"Social. Art. Work." is an exhibition of Arend's pen-and-ink portraits inspired by the youth she has worked with over the past 17 years. The exhibition is supported by the MacArthur Fellowship prize.
The public is invited to an artist's reception from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the gallery in the Niemeyer Center on the Oregon City campus, 19600 Molalla Ave. Arend will speak about her work at 1 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
The gallery is free and open to the public 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.