Selected Press and Publications


GLEAN art program encourages creativity and resourcefulness 

For seven years, the GLEAN program has given Oregon artists the chance to convey messages about recycling, reusability and consumption habits by showcasing the art they make from the stuff other people no longer want. GLEAN is an annual art residency run through a collaboration between Metro, environmental and arts nonprofit Crackedpots, and garbage and recycling business Recology.

This year, more than 80 artists applied to the program. A jury of arts and environmental professionals selected the finalists in February. Christian Barrios, Caroline Borucki, Tyler Corbett, Latifa Medjdoub and Danielle Schlunegger were given five months to visit the Metro Central transfer station in Northwest Portland and gather whatever materials they’d like. Their resulting work will be on display at the opening of this year’s exhibition on Aug. 4.


Artists Explore Identity Through Portraits & Masks


Artists reimagine old forms and create new ones in two exhibitions on view this month.

“Sublimated Masks” at the Museum of Performance + Design features strikingly original hand-crafted costumes and fiber sculptures designed for a production of Jean Genet’s play “The Balcony,” while “Portraits and Other Likenesses from SFMOMA,” a collaborative venture with the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD), displayed in MoAD’s recently renovated space, stretches the definition of portraiture.



Selected Press

Von Stefan Knopp, Suche Nach Methoden Zur Traumabewältigung, General-Anzeiger Bonn, April 2019

Guadalupe Triana, Glean Art Program Encourages Creativity and Resourcefulness, Metro News, April 2017

Eurythmy, Glean Artist Residency, Furthermore Gallery 2017 

Eurythmy 2, MP+D, May 2017

E.Ashley Rooney, Anne Lee, Artistry in Fiber, Schiffer Publishing, 2017, Vol. 2: Sculpture

Jessica Roscio, Studio Visit Magazine, Winter 2016, Vol. 36

Sura Wood, Artists Explore Identity Through Portraits and Masks, SF Arts, May 2015

Muriel Maffre, Latifa Medjdoub: Sublimated Masks, French Culture, April 2015

Sura Wood, Menagerie of Deluded Souls, The Bay Area Reporter, April 2015

Kimberly Jannarone, The Balcony By Jean Genet, JHU Press, December 2015, Vol.67

Al Myra, Echoes of Nature, Pacific Felt Factory, December 2015

Jamie McKenzie, A Moving Experience, SF Weekly, January 2013

Teliha Draheim, Evolution and Transformation, Surface Design Journal, Winter 2010 Vol.34