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CreativeMornings/Portland with Nelson Lowry

Portland CreativeMornings

Friday, June 22, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (PDT)

Portland, OR

CreativeMornings/Portland with Nelson Lowry

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Event: Friday, June 22, 2012, 8-10am. 

NOTE: Breakfast in the sculpture garden at 8am (or in the lobby in the case of inclement weather), theater doors at 8:30 -- no food allowed in the theater.

Register: Monday, June 18 at 9am PST.

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For the first time, this June, all 29 CreativeMornings chapters will be hosting their events under one common, unified theme: The Intersection of Arts + Technology, presented in partnership with the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).

See the global line-up here.



Nelson Lowry graduated with a degree in painting from Maine College of Art and immediately ventured to New York City to pursue a career in theater and television. 

He worked with director Julie Taymor on the stage musical The Lion King and served as Art Director for Michael Curry Designs and also Will Vinton Studios. He contributed to twenty two episodes of The PJs, an Eddie Murphy Imagine Entertainment/Touchstone Pictures/Will Vinton Studios stop-motion TV series and won an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation. He also received an Annie Award nomination. 

Following three years on The PJs, Nelson went to England for seven years, working in London on two Academy Award® nominated productions: Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride (Art Director) and Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox, for which he personally received the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Production Design. His credits also include Fred Claus (Digital Effects Artist) and Sunshine (Visual Effects Matte Artist). 

After returning to Portland, Nelson most recently served as Production Designer on LAIKA’s stop-motion feature ParaNorman (in theaters August 17) and Production Designer on a content collaboration for Sony with Wes Anderson and LAIKA/house. Currently, he serves as Supervising Production Designer for LAIKA and is working on the studio’s next animated feature.



NW Film Center

This month’s event will be hosted by the NW Film Center, in the Whitsell Auditorium at the Portland Art Museum. Established in 1971, the Northwest Film Center is a regional media arts resource and service organization founded to encourage the study, appreciation, and utilization of the moving image arts, foster their artistic and professional excellence, and to help create a climate in which they may flourish.



52 Ltd

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Pro Photo Supply

Video gear rentals generously provided by Pro Photo Supply. Serving professionals and enthusiasts since 1983, Pro Photo Supply offers an extensive selection of new and used photography equipment to rent or buy and the finest photographic supplies available, including computers, film & digital cameras, video, lenses, lighting, tripods, printers, and darkroom supplies.



Photos: Adam Levey



CreativeMornings is a monthly morning gathering for creative types. Each event includes a 20 minute lecture, followed by a 20 minute group discussion. The gathering begins at 8:30am with the topic presentation starting at 9:00am and everyone taking off for work at 10am. CreativeMornings are free of charge!

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When & Where

Whitsell Auditorium, NW Film Center at the Portland Art Museum
1119 Southwest Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205

Friday, June 22, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (PDT)

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Portland CreativeMornings

CreativeMornings is a monthly speaker series and morning gathering of creative types. Each event includes a 15-20 minute lecture, followed by a 20 minute group discussion. The gathering begins at 8:30am with the topic presentation starting at 9:00am and everyone taking off for work at 10am. CreativeMornings are free of charge!


CreativeMornings/Portland is organized by Tsilli Pines

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