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Artists take common items to incredible new heights. Get schooled at the University of Oregon's Comics and Cartoon Studies minor, the first of its kind. Meet Chris Cole who integrates the mechanics of a bicycle into his kinetic sculptures. See how jewelry maker Ashley Mersereau finds a creative way to sell her work in a small town, and behold Cardistry, a surprising form of card magic!

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Teachers | Arts | Oregon Art Beat

Comics U

OPB | March 30, 2017 8 p.m.

Ben Saunders of the University of Oregon runs the only Comics Studies concentration in the country.

Oregon Art Beat

Sculptor Chris Cole

OPB | March 30, 2017 8 p.m.

Chris Cole is a Bend artist who creates distinctive motor- and crank-powered sculptures.

Oregon Art Beat

'That's My Art!' Jewerly Designer Ashley Mersereau

OPB | March 30, 2017 8 p.m.

That's My Art: Ashley Mersereau is a jewelry maker who lives and works on the Oregon Coast.

NW Life | local | Arts | Oregon Art Beat

Cardistry

OPB | March 30, 2017 8 p.m.

Three Portland cardistry artists stop by the OPB studio to show off their dazzling flourishes with a deck of playing cards.

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Ronni Lacroute

Additional Support Provided By: The Jackson Foundation, The Roundhouse Foundation