Pacific Northwest College of Art

Assistant Professor in Foundation, Sculpture; Lead Faculty in General Fine Arts; Chair of Post-Baccalaureate


MFA 1991 University of Cincinnati (Sculpture)
BFA 1988 The College of Wooster (Sculpture)

Nan Curtis is a multidisciplinary artist and independent curator living in Portland, Oregon. Curtis’ recent work uncovers notions about home and family, from the unusual to the banal. Curtis has exhibited both nationally and internationally including DiverseWorks in Houston, Texas; Bellevue Art Museum, Washington; Tacoma Art Museum, Washington; ConsolidatedWorks, Seattle, Washington;FAARM Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Nottdance Festival with RSDS, Nottingham, England; Melbourne Art Center with RSDS, Melbourne, Australia; and Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA). Curtis is represented by Elizabeth Leach Gallery in Portland, Oregon. She was the Feldman Gallery + Project Space Curator and Director at PNCA from 2000-2006 and has initiated numerous independent curating projects in the Northwest. She Chaired and taught in the Sculpture department atPNCA for twelve years.