NAMITA GUPTA WIGGERS IS AN ARTIST, CURATOR, EDUCATOR, AND WRITER BASED IN PORTLAND, OR. SHE IS THE DIRECTOR AND CO-FOUNDER OF CRITICAL CRAFT FORUM, AN ONLINE AND ONSITE PLATFORM FOR EXCHANGE (FACEBOOK GROUP, @CRITCRAFTFORUM, WWW.CRITICALCRAFTFORUM.COM).

WIGGERS TEACHES IN MFA APPLIED CRAFT + DESIGN, CO-ADMINISTERED BY OREGON COLLEGE OF ART + CRAFT AND PACIFIC NORTHWEST COLLEGE OF ART, at Portland State University, and in ocac's summer program.

FROM 2004-14, SHE SERVED AS THE DIRECTOR AND CHIEF CURATOR, MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY CRAFT, PORTLAND OR.

SHE CONTRIBUTES TO ONLINE AND IN-PRINT JOURNALS AND BOOKS, AND SERVES AS THE EXHIBITION REVIEWS EDITOR, THE JOURNAL OF MODERN CRAFT.

recent and current PROJECTS INCLUDE: ACROSS THE TABLE, ACROSS THE LAND (2016) WITH MICHAEL STRAND FOR THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON CERAMIC EDUCATION IN THE ARTS; Everything has been material for Scissors to shape (2016-17), A textile response to the collection of THE WING LUKE MUSEUM OF ASIAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, SEATTLE; A FORTHCOMING COMPANION ON CONTEMPORARY CRAFT WITH WILEY BLACKWELL PUBLISHERS (2019), and a research project on jewelry and gender with benjamin lignel.

email criticalcraftforum@gmail.com

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