Jordan D. Schnitzer is profiled in the Winter 2015 issue of About Face Magazine, Portland’s interview magazine. In the feature, writer Merlin Varaday interviews Mr. Schnitzer about his passion for sharing his extensive art collection of over 8,000 works through his philanthropy, the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation. Through his Foundation, Jordan Schnitzer’s goal is to help as many people as possible, especially those in underserved communities, experience the most noteworthy artists of our time.
The Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation makes loans available to museums without exhibition fees, and museums may apply for grants from the Foundation to cover educational and outreach activities, such as transporting students from nearby communities to view the exhibits. “Hopefully, after visiting an exhibit, students will go back into their communities and share their appreciation for art,” Jordan Schnitzer says.
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