We are pleased to announce the winner of the first Cecilie Scott-Betsy Milligan Scholarship, Cleo Hehn. Cleo has been a regular workshop participant with PDX Writers since its founding in 2008. If you’ve ever come to Saturday drop-ins, chances are you’ve written with her and her mother Amy.
Cleo is a Portland-based visual artist and writer with a bachelor of arts from Lake Forest College (2013), where she studied abstract drawing and public sculpture. She currently works for McMenamins Pubs, Breweries, and Historic Hotels as a decorative painter. A lifelong vegetarian, much of her creative work is motivated by the relationships and conflicts between human and non-human beings, and by the systems designed to organize, contain, and explain what cannot be fully controlled or understood. Congratulations, Cleo!
More about the scholarship.