Summer 2017 Exhibits – The Changing Face of Portland

Due to the drastic development changes Portland, Oregon has gone through in the last 3 years, I was inspired to start a small series reflecting on the construction and the altered urban landscape. I do feel change is inevitable and the city did need more housing, but I felt like it was done at a cost to our history and Portland’s unique culture. You can view them online here> But, also there is a chance to see the work  in person. Here are two shows these pieces are in:

Geezer Gallery
“Changing Landscapes of Oregon” –  local artists’ interpretations of Oregon’s changing landscapes.

Exhibition runs: August 7th – September 22nd

Artists Reception: August 31st 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Geezer Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Sunday Noon – 6 pm

Location:
Artists Repertory Theatre
1515 SW Morrison St.

 

Verum Ultimum Gallery
“Scratching the Surface” – an amazing collection of work interpreting this theme.

Exhibition runs:  August 12th through September 11th

Hours: Mondays & Wednesdays: 10:30-5:30
Saturdays: 12-4 (and by appointment)

Location:
3014 NE Ainsworth, Portland, OR 97211

 

The Geezer Gallery is showing the whole series as pigment prints. Verum Ultimum is showing the above image, but hand-printed as a photo-etching.

Selling at the Ultimate Craft Fair in Portland – Dec 10-11th

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I’ll be selling my goods with 250 other talented independent artists and craft makers at the Crafty Wonderland Holiday Market. It is the perfect place to buy regional goods and support independent makers. I’ll be selling my retail line products, but also some fine art prints and etchings, including a print of the scene that is in the PDX Airport. Crafty Wonderland is now selling tickets for early entry into the show, Friday night…December 9th, where you can have a more relaxed shopping atmosphere and catch the booths at their fullest.

Exhibit at Geezer Gallery at Artist Repertory Theatre

Portland Exhibit at Geezer GalleryThrough the month of August (2016) I am showing my etchings at Artist Repertory Theatre’s gallery, the Geezer Gallery. It is a wonderful show of various artists representing Portland. Here is a great article about it primarily highlighting Micah Krock’s work (a great artist and a awesome person), but I get a mention too. You can read it here: http://www.wweek.com/…/the-thirteen-artists-chosen-to-cele…/

Large Format Installation at Bronaugh Building in Portland

Bronaugh Building Installation

This is a few shots of a new installation project that I completed recently. This is another large format installation imprinted on plexiglass. This piece resides in a restored historical building, called the Bronaugh Building, which is used for affordable housing. The restoration was coordinated by Reach CDC who also manages affordable housing units throughout the city. They wanted some artwork to represent the city that has a historical look like the Bronaugh Building, but have a bit of modern flair.  The piece is 10 feet long by 5 feet high and feels like it is a part of the wall, but yet has dimension to it. It was an honor to be a part of this restoration project.

“It’s Political” at Gallery 114

Portland in Flux

I am excited to share some brand new work. I have been photographing Portland, Oregon  for 8 years; I know the city well. After the recession lifted, Portland is growing at a insanely rapid pace. While growth is inevitable, and housing is needed, the pace is beyond natural organic growth. The city I know so well is changing at a blink of an eye, which is motivating me to record those changes. Two of my new pieces in this series will be showing at Gallery 114 this month in a show called, “It’s Political”…and this massive growth is definitely a hot political topic in Portland these days.

Opening June 2, 6 – 9 p.m.
June 2 – July 2 (Hours: Thursday-Sunday, 12-6pm)
1100 NW Glisan, Portland, OR. 97209

“Mini” PDX Airport Installation showing at Verum Ultimum

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I am really excited to display a version of my airport installation, “Portland: East Meets West” – a version that you can see without going through security! It will be a part of “Pull of the Print” at Verum Ultimum Art Gallery. To learn more about the “Portland: East Meets West” there is a wonderful write up (an photos) about it a the PDX Art Blog: http://pdxart.portofportland.online/2016/01/15/portland-east-meets-west/

50 Artists, over 50 works of amazing printmaking, even a print by Tom Huck.

Opening Reception April 1st from 6PM-8PM

3014 NE Ainsworth, Portland, OR
Open Saturday and Sundays from 1:00 – 4:00.

Times Square etching in Waterstone Gallery Show

Walking through Times Square, Photographic Etching, Polymer Photogravure

I am honored to be invited to show at the “Portland Printmaking Now” exhibit at Waterstone Gallery in the Pearl District in Portland where I am showing “Walking Through Times Square”.

Mar 1, 2016 – Apr 3, 2016

March at Waterstone showcases the work of Portland area printmakers in conjunction with the international Southern Graphics Council printmaking conference Flux: The Edge of Yesterday and Tomorrow 2016 to be held in Portland Oregon.

Portland Printmaking Now is an invitational exhibition of original fine arts prints celebrating the fusion and flux of traditional and contemporary printmaking methods such as etching, woodblock, letterpress and monotype. Guest artists include Margaret van Patten, Tom Prochaska, Thomas Rude and Christy Wyckoff.

124 NW 9TH AVE, PORTLAND, OR 97209
TUES-SAT 12-6P SUN 12-4P
503.226.6196