Pence Gallery at COCC Welcomes New Installation

(Sinking Boat by Claire and Tesar Freeman)

The Pence Pinckney Gallery at Central Oregon Community College (COCC) is exhibiting Dirge, an art installation by Claire and Tesar Freeman, from March 9 to April 8, with an opening reception at 4:30pm on Wednesday, March 9. The gallery is open 10am to 4pm, Monday to Thursday, and from 10am to 2pm on Fridays.

The Freeman’s installation, according to the artists’ statement, “documents their personal grief as it overlaps, blurs and conflates with ongoing environmental and societal disaster.” Their work with objects and methodologies is informed by their parallel careers as museum professionals.

For more information, contact Bill Cravis, associate art professor, at or 541-383-7513.

In advance of college events, persons needing accommodation or transportation because of a physical or mobility disability should contact Caitlyn Gardner at 541-383-7237. For accommodation because of other disability, such as hearing impairment, contact disability services at 541-383-7583.

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