December First Thursday in Portland

Here are my favorites from last night’s First Thursday. It was cold outside and traffic was slow early on, though it looked like it was picking up as I was leaving. Maybe I smelled bad. There is some amazing art this month in Portland. Make sure you get out there. Kristen Miller at PDX Contemporary […]

PDX First Thursday Highlights for October 1st, 2009

Katie Simpson Spain at the Tyson Gallery katiespain.wordpress.com/ The entire installation was made out of plastic shopping bags. Very very cool. Gala Bent at Half/Dozen Beautiful watercolor drawings More photos on Half/Dozen’s Flickr account. Close up: Linda Hutchins Pulliam Gallery Very intricate, fine line drawings on paper. Like ripples on a pond. And a lovely, […]

First Thursday Highlights September 2009

My highlights from Portland’s First Thursday for September 2009 Shawn Cardwell PNCA Faculty Biennial Sculpture made from Legos. Nell Warren PDX Contemporary Art Nell Warren PDX Contemporary Art Anna Fidler PNCA Faculty Biennial Michael Knudson Blackfish Gallery Michael Knudson Blackfish Gallery Also opening tonight was PICA’s TBA Festival. Read my review.

Opening Night at the PICA TBA Festival

Last night’s opening of PICA’s Time Based Art Festival was quite a scene. The walls of once abandoned Washington High School were once again filled with people. Ages must have ranged from 0 to 100. The walls were decorated with colored copier paper and colored rubber band garlands adored the front staircase (works by Kenneth […]

Seattle Art in August at 3rd and Washington

We had a lovely weekend in Seattle and saw some great art. We just visited the huge art building at 3rd and Washington. All of the following were on view there. If I was having any doubts about painting being a potent enough medium, they are gone now. Such incredible work all over the place. […]

PDX First Thursday July 2nd, 2009

Below are images of art I particularly liked at July’s First Thursdays in PDX. I’m still finding my way around the Pearl so which galleries I visit really depends on how I get lost. I seem to always be able to find Everett station and I always like at least 2 or 3 of the […]