JURORS 2015

Theo Downes-Le Guin is the director and owner of Upfor, a contemporary art gallery in Portland, Oregon. Theo holds degrees in sociology and art history from University of Michigan and Columbia College, New York.

Kira Burge is the director of Interstitial, Seattle’s leading contemporary new media gallery dedicated to working with emerging artists who are exploring ideas related to the creation and consumption of new media. Kira is also the project coordinator of the Seattle Art Fair, an annual event featuring 40 leading modern and contemporary galleries from around the world along with site-responsive installations located throughout Seattle’s core.

Pat Boas makes drawings, paintings, prints and digital projects about the activity of reading. Her work has been shown at the Portland Art Museum, the Art Gym, PDX Contemporary and the Elizabeth Leach Gallery, in Portland, Oregon; the Hallie Ford Museum in Salem, Oregon; the Center for Contemporary Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico; the Boise Art Museum; the Salt Lake Art Center; the Nicolaysen Museum in Casper, Wyoming; the Center on Contemporary Art and Consolidated Works in Seattle; the Cleveland Museum of Art and academic galleries nationally and internationally. She is an assistant professor in the School of Art + Design at Portland State University.