Geoffrey Pagen

Commissions

 

Pagen Studio brings over 30 years of experience, with projects ranging from 40 inches to over 40 feet. His work has been recognized and supported by fellowships by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Oregon Arts Commission.

 

The studio’s credits span a global context, having completed projects throughout the United States and abroad. He brings a high standard of creative problem solving to each commission, and understands that a fulfillment of sound strategy and solid objectives are the keys to a successful project.

 

The studio offers, on site consultation, site specific proposal, concept development and proposed drawings, complete budget information, crating and shipping, installation and documentation at the site.

 

Material Time Private Collection

Material Time

2013 Fired enamel on steel

7.5 ft. x 14 ft. x 1.5in.

Permanent Collection of the US Embassy, Bujumbura, Burundi.

 

Untitled
30 x 60 2 in.
Private Collection
Seattle, WA

 

 

417 Collection of Wacker Siltronic

Ridgeline

#417

48 x 49 x 2 in.

Collection of Beechwood Place Mall,
Cleveland, Ohio.

2006

 

Alchemy
84 x 60 x 2 in.
Collection of Wacker Siltronic
Portland OR
1996

 

Arthur Anderson Consulting Collection of ETEC Systems, Inc.

Untitled
120 x 168 x 2 in.
Arthur Anderson Consulting
Portland, OR

 

 

Tailpiece
84x 84 x 2 in.
Collection of ETEC Systems, Inc.
Hilsboro, OR
1999

 

Arthur Anderson Consulting Collection of Hewlett Packard

Untitled
36 x 120 x 2 in.
Arthur Anderson Consulting
Portland OR

 

 

Contingent
48 x 168 x 2 in.
Collection of Hewlett Packard
Vancouver, WA
1990

 

Collection of Metal Exchange Corp. Collection of US Bank

EK
34 x 41 x 2 in.
Collection of Metal Exchange Corp.
St. Louis, MO
1991

 

Fracture
15 x 64 x 2 in.
Collection of US Bank
Portland, OR
1990

 

Collection of Tokyo International Forum Collection of Mentor Graphics

Muso
68 x 40 x 2 in.
Collection of Tokyo International Forum
Tokyo, Japan
1997

 

Untitled
36 x 144 x 2 in.
Collection of Mentor Graphics
Wilsonville, OR
1990

 

Collection of 13th Street Lofts Pacificorp

Matrix
48 x 96 x 2 in.
Collection of 13th Street Lofts
Portland, OR
1996

 

Untitled
31 x 85 x 2 in.
Pacificorp
Portland, OR
1996

 

Collection of Liberty Centre Collection of Intercontinental Hotel

Shift
60 x 204 x 2 in.
Collection of Liberty Centre
Portland, OR
1997

 

Stock
45 x 54 x 2 in.
Collection of Intercontinental Hotel
Miami, FL
2000

 

United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America Collection of Xerox Corp.
Shifting
60 x 55 x 2 in.
United Brotherhood of Carpenters
& Joiners of America
Washington, DC

Stella
53 x 24 x 2 in.
Collection of Xerox Corp.
New York, NY
1991

 

Portland State University  

Decker
120 x 480 x 2 in.
Portland State University
Millar Library
Portland, OR

 

 

Complete List of Commissioned Ceramic Projects

 

2007

Boeing Corporation, Tukwila, Washington

 

2006

East & West Merriwether Towers, commissioned by Gerdling/Elden Development, and GBD Architects, Portland, Oregon

 

Beechwood Place Mall, Cleveland, Ohio

 

Providence Hospital, Portland, Oregon

 

2005

Hartford Life Company, Hartford, Connecticut

 

2004

Jeppesen DataPlan Corporation, San Jose, California

 

Linowes & Blocher, Attorneys, Bethesda, Maryland

 

Quimby Residence, Portland, Oregon

 

2003

Electro Scientific Industries, Portland, Oregon


Isabelle & Jeff Louis residence, La Quinta, California

 

2002

Carpenters Union Building, The United Brotherhood of Woodworkers, Washington, DC

 

Health One Hospital, Denver, Colorado

 

Jeppessen Co., Denver, Colorado

 

NERVE, Advertising Agency, Portland, Oregon

 

St. Vincent Hospital, Portland, Oregon

 

C.Z. Sterling, Atlanta, Georgia

 

13th St. Lofts, Portland, Oregon

 

Washington Mutual Bank, Alderbrook Lodge, SeaTac, Washington

 

2001

Arthur Andersen Consulting, Portland, Oregon

 

McDonalds Corporation, Lake Oswego, Oregon

 

Wildwood Restaurant, Portland, Oregon

 

2000

Inter-Continental Hotel, Miami, Florida

 

Kaiser Lancaster Clinic, Salem, Oregon

 

Pope-Beatty Residence, Portland, Oregon

 

1999

Howard Hughes Foundation, Chevy Chase, Maryland

 

Serratto Restaurant, Portland, Oregon

 

ETEC Systems, Inc., Beaverton, Oregon

 

1998

Heathman Lodge, Vancouver, Washington

 

Private residence, Portland, Oregon

 

Gray Campus Center, Reed College, Portland, Oregon

 

1997

Tokyo Forum Restaurant, Tokyo, Japan

 

PacifiCorp, Portland, Oregon

 

Colling, Swift & Hynes, Washington, DC

 

Private residence, McLean, Virginia

 

Liberty Centre, Portland, Oregon, commissioned by Ashforth Pacific, Inc., Portland, Oregon

 

1996

Wacker Siltronic Corporation, Portland, Oregon

 

Hihn Building, Santa Cruz, California

 

Private residence, Portland, Oregon

 

Kaiser Glisan Dental Clinic, Portland, Oregon

 

1995

Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Oslo, Norway

 

Private residence, Chicago, Illinois

 

Perkins Coie, Attorneys, Portland, Oregon

 

ATIS, Alliance of Telecommunications Industries, Washington, DC

 

Hewlett-Packard, Atlanta, Georgia

 

1994

Thompson & Mitchell, Attorneys, St. Louis, Missouri

 

1993

Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe, Attorneys, Portland, Oregon

 

Private residence, Vancouver, Washington

 

Techmatic Corporation, Washington, DC

 

Private residence, Topeka, Kansas

 

1992

Private residence, Corona Del Mar, California

 

Xerox Corporation, New York, New York

 

1991

Nissho Iwai American Corporation, Portland, Oregon

 

Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation, Raritan, New Jersey

 

Private residence, Scottsdale, Arizona

 

Delta Airlines, Sea-Tac Airport, Seattle, Washington

 

1990

Millar Library, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon - Oregon Arts Commission, % for Art Project

 

TIMET Corporation, Denver, Colorado

 

Mentor Graphics, Wilsonville, Oregon

 

Hewlett-Packard, Vancouver, Washington

 

Eastmoreland Golf Clubhouse, Portland, Oregon - Metropolitan Arts Commission, % for Art Project

 

Private residence, Chicago, Illinois

 

Raddison Hotel, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

 

1989

Nissin Foods, Inc., Los Angeles, California

 

Private residence, Portland, Oregon

 

1988

Cooper, Epstein & Hurewitz, Attorneys, Los Angeles, California

 

SAFECO Insurance Co., Cincinnati, Ohio

 

1987

Potomac Community Center, Rockville, Maryland

 

Department of Transportation, Materials Testing Lab, State of Oregon, Salem, Oregon, Oregon Arts Commission, % for Art Project

 

Private residence, Portland, Oregon

 

Private residence, Portland, Oregon

 

Hyatt Hotel, Scottsdale, Arizona

 

1986

NEC America, Hillsboro, Oregon

 

1985

G.I. Joes Corporate Offices, Wilsonville, Oregon

 

Mackenzie/Saito Architects, Portland, Oregon

 

Rocky Ridge Elementary School, Graham, Washington - Washington State Arts Commission, % for Art Project

 

Fabric Art, Portland, Oregon

 

1984

Sheraton Hotel, Tacoma, Washington

 

1983

South Whidbey High School, Langley, Washington - Washington State Arts Commission, % for Art Project

 

Department of General Services, Salem, Oregon - Oregon Arts Commission, % for Art Project

 

1981

State of Oregon, Department of Revenue, Salem, Oregon - Oregon Arts Commission, % for Art Project

 

1980

University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon - Oregon Arts Commission, % for Art Project

 

Ragen, Roberts, Tremaine, Attorneys, Portland, Oregon

 

Geoffrey Pagen’s ceramic wall pieces are thickly made constructions that use contemporary hieroglyphic symbols to convey meaning through color intensities, graphical mark making, and richly glazed textures. Pagen’s work reference a great deal from antiquity, such as the blue tiled grand entryways of Babylon, found in the Louvre in Paris. Pagen uses a grid structure as a means to allow the abstract nature of his designs to exist in a meaning filled cultural context dialoguing the ancient with the present. The modular nature of Pagen’s ceramic encourages the viewer to make the leap beyond the domain formerly held by abstract painting into a grand ceramic vision. Interestingly enough this ceramic leap creates a visual resonance that would be easily understood far beyond the borders of our contemporary culture, into a much wider global and ethnic aesthetic. Pagen’s ceramics bring together many intriguing art relationships within the calibrations of both interior and exterior environments, natural and man-made.

 

- Jody Somerset
  Stellar Somerset Gallery