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OAC IdentifierGIL: 91-12
Title1991 Gilson exhibition list
Artwork Description4 p. Barbara Gilson's 1991 exhibition list.
NotesIn 1991, the University hospital was undergoing an expansion of its C-Wing
simultaneously three new neighborhood health clinics were nearing completion in Portland. Public art purchases for these projects were made possible by Oregon's Percent for Art program.
In 1996, "University Hospital" was renamed Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital.
For a map of OHSU's Marquam Campus, see

LC SubjectArt -- Documentation
Art -- Exhibitions
Resumes (Employment)
CreatorGilson, Barbara, 1956-
About the Artist(1991) Barbara Gilson received a BA in French Literature and in Film Studies from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. She has studied photography at the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, New York, where she coordinated the film program. During the tenure of her MFA Program in Photography at Arizona State University, she was a graduate research assistant to Mark Klett for the Photography Collaborative Facility, Visual Arts Research Institute. She also organized Editions and Additions: International Bookworks at Northlight Gallery. Awarded a Graduate Student Research Development Program Grant, Barbara and two colleagues have been involved in a collaborative project with the Navajo to document their sacred land and sites in northwestern New Mexico. The Arizona Commission on the Arts awarded this project, Hajiinei Dine'tah, a Visual Arts Travelling Exhibitions Grant. In addition to being selected as a recipient of the Contemporary Forum Artist's Material Fund, Phoenix Art Museum; a finalist in the Ferguson Grant Award, Friends of Photography; and awarded First place in the Tucson Weekly Annual Fiction and Photography Competition, Barbara has shown her work nationally in one person and in group exhibitions, and is represented in many public and private collections. She has also been a co-director of Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon, and is an Artist-in-Education in the greater Portland area.
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Source Formatblack and white
Artwork SitePortland Oregon. Oregon Health and Science University. Marquam Hill Campus. Hospital.
Site Address(main campus) 3181 S. W. Sam Jackson Road, Portland Oregon
CountyMultnomah County, Oregon
Relates to ArtworkUntitled 1987 (white Sands, New Mexico)
RightsCopyright is retained by the artist or author. All rights reserved.
ContributorsUniversity of Oregon Libraries; Oregon Arts Commission
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
Digital Collection TitleUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Oregon Public Percent for Art Digital Collection.
Contributing InstitutionContributing Institution
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