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Isaac Weiss
Isaac Weiss

Adjunct Faculty
Shattuck Hall 235
503.725.8405
iweiss@pdx.edu

Master of Fine Arts in Contemporary Art, Studio Practice, Portland State University, 2014
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Long Beach State University, 2009

Isaac WeissIsaac Fletcher Weiss hails from the countryside near the California High Sierra. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Long Beach State University and his Master of Fine Arts from Portland State University. His work is grounded in classic observational drawing and sculpture, and explores contemporary boundaries of the urban-natural space.

For the past decade, Isaac has been working in art and theater education with students from preschool to college. His interest in problem solving through experimentation in material also has Isaac fabricating with the Portland design/build studio, Figure Plant.

Isaac's current research pursues his fascination within human-nature relationships, and explores pedagogical solutions to ageism through beauty.  His work has been shown internationally in the U.K, Italy and the United States.