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painting portland in passing

Slide Show and Q&A: Shawn Demarest's "You Are Here"

Local artist Shawn Demarest paints fleeting, sleeting Portland streetscapes in search of a sense of place. An exhibition of her work opens tomorrow.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/31/2012


Slide Show and Q&A: Shawn Demarest's "You Are Here"

In the transient urban landscapes she paints, Portland artist Shawn Demarest seeks to capture those evanescent moments when we stop, if only briefly, to recognize that where we are is beautiful—even in gray, rain, or sleet.

  • Published 10/31/2012

silhouette on fire

Artist Talk: Kara Walker

The controversial art star talks at Reed College on October 2 about her work exploring racism, sexuality, and violence. Her solo exhibit runs through November 18.

  • By Aaron Scott and Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/27/2012

art is about looking at the world differently...

A Tour of PAM's Ellsworth Kelly/Prints Exhibit with Kelly's Partner

Photographer Jack Shear, Kelly's partner since 1970, gives us a tour of the famed abstract artist's print exhibition at the Portland Art Museum—and shares a few stories along the way.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 09/04/2012

gallery grazing

First Thursday Sampler

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/02/2012


Dance Discussion: In Site Part I

Jeans, waves, wind…and a bright red stumbling-block. A viewer’s impressions, and the artist’s response.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 07/24/2012


The Arlene Effect

Arlene Schnitzer first took an art class because it fit her schedule. What she learned would shape Portland’s visual arts scene for decades.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/27/2012


Interview: Portland2012 Biennial Curator Prudence Roberts

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/06/2012

gallery grazing

First Thursday Sampler

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/01/2012

Style Spotlight

Fashionable Paintings

Local artist Sam Roloff uses fashion to inspire his canvas.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 02/28/2012

green zone

Peter Halley’s Neon Installation Will Tickle Your Brain

At Disjecta through Feb. 25

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/08/2012

gallery grazing

First Thursday Sampler

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/02/2012

press desk

Helping Oregon’s Cash-Poor Stay Culture-Rich

A recent announcement from Portland’s arts & culture director Cary Clarke.

  • By The Culturegang
  • Published 10/15/2011

collective review

TBA 2011: Jesse Sugarmann

Sometimes Nothing (everything) Happens

  • By Claudia La Rocco
  • Published 09/13/2011

more than bargained for

TBA 2011: ©ardiff

How David Eckard’s "carnival barker" character, and TBA lookie-loos, got their mettle sorely tested by a drunk bystander.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 09/10/2011

visual art

John Henry Egan at Red E

John Henry Egan’s abstract textures expertly mimic a lucky accident.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 04/19/2011

scene & herd

April’s First Thursday

A fly-by of a few April arts impressions.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 04/12/2011


Moves Management at North View Gallery

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 03/28/2011


TBA 2011: First news

Curator Cathy Edwards says “cults, demigods, proselytizing, and fracturing” are the themes for this year’s dynamic September festival of dance, music and, an...

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/03/2011

pass it on

Act Now to Double Arts Funding

Don’t just wish Oregon arts a happy new year; fill our cultural coffers before the 31st, to ensure it!

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 12/28/2010
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