Oregon Art Beat

Highlighting Immigrant Artists in Oregon

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Join us this week as immigrant artists share stories of their personal journeys to Oregon. After fleeing war in his homeland of Iraq, Farooq Hasson restarts his career as a painter. Renowned artist Wang Gongyi shares her experience of growing up during China’s communist revolution. And musician Edna Vazquez uses her incredible voice to create a female take on Mariachi.

Aired: 03/02/17

Rating: TV-G

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Funding provided by James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, Robert D. & Marcia H. Randall Fund for Lifelong Learning, The Kinsman Foundation, US Bank, Jackson Foundation and Roundhouse Foundation.