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 […]

Together Gallery Favorites for February 2011

At the Together Gallery on NE Alberta in PDX right now. Betsy Walton and Nicole Linde. The other 3 artists are quite good as well, help just these two artists created work that is right up my alley. Close-up of Timekeeper Betsy Walton Close-up of Timekeeper Betsy Walton An Offering Nicole Linde Once Upon A […]

Lady Gaga and “the art world”

I glanced down my twitter feed today and spied the following Post: “Um, art world needs to stop this shit ASAP! Ga Ga and Terrence Koh suck ass: #art #sucks” Several questions immediately popped into my mind. What is this “art world”? is it like some sort of high counsel? Are people democratically appointed, […]

PYDC Annual Glass Ball Gala Fundraiser

Saturday November 14th was the big Glass Ball Gala Fundraiser event for the Portland Youth Development Coalition. It was an absolute blast. Highlights for me and Tom were the two musical acts, Dutch Masters (Dandy Warhols) and The Robinsons (Viva Voce). So good! So good! We got to stand just feet from them. The Robinsons […]

Anna Fidler and David Stein at Disjecta

There’s a great show at Disjecta from November 14th through December 20th at Disjecta of works from Anna Fidler and David Stein. Anna’s very large works on paper are all scenes from Portland Trailblazers basketball games. The surface of the drawings are absolutely covered with topographic map-type lines, dots, and stains. David Stein’s small works […]

Eirik Johnson Lecture in Seattle Thursday Oct 22nd

Photographer Eirik Johnson will be giving an exhibiting artist lecture Thursday, buy October 22nd at the Henry Art Gallery at University of Washington in Seattle, WA 7pm to 8:30pm Exhibition: Eirik Johnson: Sawdust Mountain University of Washington Henry Art Gallery North Galleries October 24, 2009 รข?? January 31, 2010 Artist Lecture Thursday, October 22, 2009, […]

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 […]

Joe Ryckebosch at Half & Half Cafe

I just love this show. The pieces are made from found photos and frames, and graphics tape. Reading through his Bio, Joe speaks of forgetting and remembering, cast-aways, re purposing, revealing, resurrection, and architecture and morality. I want to call them a re-revery. A seeking out of the once cherrished, breathing new life, revealing hidden […]

Mark Menjivar Opening at Ampersand Next Week

Famous Fridge Photographer Mark Menjivar will be showing some of his photos at the Ampersand Vintage Gallery on SE 39th and Alberta in Portland, Oregon starting next week. Mark’s documentary photographs of American’s refrigerators is a fascinating study of how our lifestyles are interconnected to our food habits. From the Artist’s Statement: You Are What […]