Blackfish Gallery in August

Blackfish Gallery in August

August 4 — 29, 2015 Preview: Wednesday, August 5, 2015; 5:30 pm — 8 pm Opening: Thursday,, August 6, 2015; 6 pm — 9 pm Images:  Sue Tower, “Woven Memories”, 2014, oil on canvas, 24″ x 24″. In Ater’s pulsating new canvasses, color has elbowed its way into a foreground, assuming the dominant role in […]

Blackfish Gallery in July

Blackfish Gallery in July

Blackfish will feature their 20th Annual Recent Graduates Show Featuring the work of Oregon’s top BFA and MFA Grads from June 30 through August 1, 2015. The opening is Thursday, July 2, 2015 from 6 pm — 9 pm. Define oneself or show others the way? The great thing about being an artist is you […]

Blackfish Gallery in June

Blackfish Gallery in June

Blackfish will feature their 20th Annual Recent Graduates Show Featuring the work of Oregon’s top BFA and MFA Grads from June 30 through August 1, 2015. The opening is Thursday, July 2, 2015 from 6 pm — 9 pm. Define oneself or show others the way? The great thing about being an artist is you […]

Waterstone Gallery in June

Waterstone Gallery in June

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in BLOG, First Thursday, Uncategorized, Waterstone | No Comments

In her show titled “Chaos” Martha Pfanschmidt explores nature’s tendency towards disorder, and her own personal efforts to create order from disorder in a series of monoprint collages. Concepts such as the butterfly effect and fractals fascinate her, and so her readings in chaos theory have informed the work for the show. She continues to […]

Blackfish Gallery in May

Blackfish Gallery in May

Transparency:  Uncovering What is Hidden; May 5 – May 30, 2015 Artist Talk, Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 11:00 am.   Time transmutes into conceptual theme in Black’s series of large acrylic paintings on canvas, These works extend and refine the artist’s ongoing investigation of multiple levels of reality and showcase her skill as a symbolist, […]

Waterstone Gallery in May

Waterstone Gallery in May

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in BLOG, First Thursday, Uncategorized, Waterstone | No Comments

May at Waterstone features the work of visiting artist Martin Conley and long time member Barbara Mason in a two person show titled Form and Identity. Martin Conley presents wood sculpture exploring the idea of form and Barbara Mason’s prints address the concept of identity.  Waterstone Gallery Artist Owned and Operated Since 1992 424 NW 12th Ave […]

Blackfish Gallery in April

Blackfish Gallery in April

Clint Brown and Rory ONeal, Implicit Ambiguities, March 31 – May 2, 2015; Artist Talk:  Nude vs Naked: An Abbreviated History, Clint Brown, Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 2 pm. In his work Brown tries to integrate formal and humanistic concerns and address the conflicts we as a culture experience between naked and nude. Straddling the […]

Waterstone Gallery in April

Waterstone Gallery in April

Posted by on Mar 15, 2015 in BLOG, First Thursday, Uncategorized, Waterstone | No Comments

April at Waterstone features the work of Nancy Arko in a show titled Changes. Nancy Arko’s landscapes celebrate change. Metaphorically the landscape becomes a trope for the human experience, where change, be it fleeting or prolonged, is the one thing we can be certain of. Waterstone Gallery Artist Owned and Operated Since 1992 424 NW […]

Gallery 903 in April

Gallery 903 in April

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in BLOG, First Thursday, Gallery 903, Uncategorized | No Comments

Common Threads features works from Portland artist Sara Sjol’s Fabric of Life Series. This series is very personal, with each piece telling a story that influences all aspects of the work. The line is akin to a mediation with the repetitive movements that create the grid to the contorting gestures that help to destroy it […]

Blackfish Gallery in April

Blackfish Gallery in April

The show dates are:  March 31 – May 2, 2015; Opening is Thursday, April 2, 6 pm — 9 pm Clint Brown’s  work centers on domestic dramas.  His work is comprised of 8 oils on canvas and half a dozen mixed media works on paper.  His chief concern is the history of the nude in […]