1998-1999 Exhibitions

Yemen: Mountains, Villages, and the Traditional Architecture of Sana'a

September 26 – November 28, 1998

Yemen: Mountains, Villages, and the Traditional Architecture of Sana'a features 24 works by Said Nuseibeh, a San Francisco photographer who traveled to Yemen in 1994.


Oregon Biennial

September 26 – November 7, 1998

The Oregon Biennial is a traveling exhibition of work in a variety of media by artists from throughout the state. Organized by the Portland Art Museum and sponsored by AT&T Wireless Services, the exhibition includes the work of Lee Imonen '94, a wood sculptor, and Marie Watt '90, a mixed media artist.


Nancy Lindburg, Paintings

November 21, 1998 – January 16, 1999

Nancy Lindburg is a highly regarded Salem painter and Oregon arts activist. The exhibition features variety of paintings, drawings, and mixed media pieces that span a forty year period, including portraits, still lifes, landscapes, and purely abstract works.


In the Midst of Life: Photographs by Dale Whitney

December 5, 1998 – January 30, 1999

Dale Whitney is an American photographer who, during the 1960s, documented refugees in Austria, Hungary, Germany, Italy, and Greece for the United Nations. In the late 1960s, she worked for the World Health Organization and the United Nations in Asia. Most recently, she has focused on the landscape of Oregon, Washington, and Hawaii. The exhibition includes 24 works that span a forty year period and were donated by the photographer in 1998.


Robert Hess, Sculptures

January 30 – March 27, 1999

Robert Hess is a highly regarded Oregon sculptor and professor of art at Willamette University. The exhibition includes a range of sculpture and drawings from the past fifteen years and features a number of new drawings made on his recent sabbatical to Spain.


Exit: Photographs by Dean McNeil

February 6 – April 10, 1999

Dean McNeil is a New York photographer and sculptor who photographs funerary portrait sculpture in cemeteries across Europe and the United States. The exhibition features 10 photographs taken in cemeteries in New York, Paris, Prague, and Vienna.


Kristin Kuhns, Mary Lou Zeek

April 10 – May 22, 1999

Kristin Kuhns and Mary Lou Zeek are part-time faculty artists at Willamette University. Kuhns combines clay, fiber, and paint to create mixed media pieces influenced by mathematics and the natural sciences. Zeek creates both functional vessels as well as life-size, figurative work.


Senior Art Majors

April 10 – May 22, 1999

Each spring, the Hallie Ford Museum of Art features the work of senior art majors at Willamette University. The exhibition includes work in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, ceramics, jewelry, and mixed media.


Loans from Chicago: Selections from the Dan and
 Nancy Schneider Collection

April 17 – May 29, 1999

Since 1994, Dan and Nancy Schneider of Chicago have donated a wide range of American and European art to Willamette University. The exhibition features a variety of works by Midwest artists loaned by the Schneiders in honor of the inaugural year of the Hallie Ford Museum of Art.