Susan Bourque

Craft Center Managing Director & Curator

Susan serves as the Managing Director of the OSU Craft Center; a position she has held since 2003. Her responsibilities are to manage, develop and promote Craft Center programs through course development & selection, hiring, scheduling & supervision of instructors & staff, the creation of quarterly catalog, community outreach & promotion and to serve as a liaison to the OSU and Corvallis communities. In addition, Susan is also the Exhibits Coordinator for the Memorial Union Concourse Gallery, which features 10-12 art exhibits per year showcasing the work of international, national and local artists.

Susan has an MFA in ceramics from the Univ. of Mass. at Amherst. Her art background, experience & interests are broad; she loves to teach and periodically instructs a class or workshop. She is proud to be a part of the Craft Center family…

”Our staff are incredibly talented & dedicated individuals who have helped to build the OSU Craft Center into one of the best college craft centers in the country.”

Angela Purviance

Assistant Director & Assistant Curator

Angie is relatively new to her current position at the OSU Craft Center, but not new to the center. She is a graduate of Oregon State University, with a BFA in Visual Arts. With over two decades of art education experience, a former gallery owner, and a deep love for the OSU Craft Center, Angie joined the administration team in early 2018. 

Emily Lisen

Student Assistant Manager


Jules Weiss

Marketing & Outreach Coordinator



Antoine hines

Marketing Coordinator

ellie case

Desk Staff


Alan Pacheco 

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Brenda Rodriguez

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Ava Smith

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Cameron Knopf

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Suehade soto

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