Opening Reception for Cavendish May 6th

Opening Reception: Friday, store May 6th, mind 2016, 6-8pm Downtown Portland Oregon (contact me for location) Viewing available by appointment. About “Cavendish” The ultimate slapstick prop, comedic use of the banana can be dated back at least four thousand years. The act of slipping on a banana peel has a knack of producing schadenfreude in […]

Group Exhibition Nov 6 2014 at PNCA

Please join PNCA’s Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies program for a group exhibition in the Future Forward Gallery on PNCA’s main campus at 1241 NW Johnson Street.Participating Artists: Trish Brownlee, check Judith Hochman, Victoria Moran, Liz Randall, Alanna Risse, Lesley Silvia, Gerardo Vargas, Jereme Westom, Amanda WilcoxCurated by: Linden HowOpening Reception: Thursday, November 6th, 6-8pmFuture Forward Gallery at PNCA1241 NW […]

Quality is Contagious Article in Untitled

My article about “Quality is Contagious” at the Museum of Contemporary Craft is up on PNCA’s Untitled Magazine website. You probably won’t find John Economaki’s precision woodworking tools in your parent’s rusty tool shed. These beauties are works of art in and of themselves. But it’s odd to think that such creations might exist only […]

Laundry Line Communication System

Laundry Line Communication System When any amount of distance is placed between communicating bodies, a breakdown starts to occur in meaning, message and method. This failure to communicate is somewhat masked by electronic communications. What would the experience be like to send the kind of messages we send in social media sites like Facebook but […]

Soundforge at Museum of Contemporary Craft

My first article for PNCA’s online Untitled Magazine is available! Happy birthday to me! It’s about a great audio installation at Portland Museum of Contemporary Craft. Click the screenshot below to read the article. Excerpt: Gabriel Craig has a deep interest in spreading the “gospel of craft.” Several of his projects have centered around sharing […]

Martin Kersels Lecture at MoCC Tonight

Martin Kersels is a big man making big art. Most of his sculptures and photographs have to do with size relationships. Human hamster wheels, no rx giant shoes, look giant nests. His works tend to accentuate mass and gravity. Martin Kersels Lecture Series through PNCA 6:30 p.m. Thursday, sovaldi October 8, 2009 The Lab at […]

Two Anne Wilson Events/Lectures this week in PDX

Anne Wilson is in Portland this week discussing art and craft through Reed college and the M0CC. Both event are free and open to the public. From Reed College website: Chicago-based artist Anne Wilson will be lecturing twice this week in Portland. Wilson is a professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago […]

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 […]