Cocooning Douglas Wiltshire

Aug 17 10:00 AM - Aug 20 2:00 PM


511 Building - Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design


Graduate Exhibitions

511 NW Broadway
Portland, Oregon, 97209   [map]

Cocooning Douglas Wiltshire August 17–August 22, 2021 Thesis presentation August 20 at 2:00pm

Douglas Wiltshire’s thesis exhibition, Cocooning, gleans vessels of death through jewelry, sculpture, and found objects in order to understand how spirit inhabits inert material.

Douglas Wiltshire is an artist, teacher, and student of the arts. He has over thirty years experience as a goldsmith and over the last five years has found a passion for sculpture. Douglas is a custom jeweler, teacher of jewelry casting and process at the Craft Center at the University of Oregon, and the sculpture technician at Lane Community College.

Instagram: @platinumsmith

For more information about this exhibition and the series, please visit the PNCA Online Galleries.

Image: Douglas Wiltshire, Bracelet Fatale, 2021. Fender steel, windshield glass, roadkill rabbit fur, 3 ½ x 8 ½ in. Courtesy of the artist