Gallery Openings

Lisa Congdon’s New Show Opens Friday at Chefas Projects

A concurrent group show curated by Congdon features Anis Mojgani, Jen Hewett, and other local and national artists.

01/12/2023 By Matthew Trueherz

Visual Art

The Coolest Gallery Shows in Portland Right Now

A look at some of the Rose City's most exciting visual art, from food by way of Warhol and Hockney, autumnal brushes with the occult, and more.

09/27/2022 By Conner Reed

Visual Art

Lisa Congdon Is Cataloging Herself

With work spanning galleries to greeting cards, the prolific artist’s quarterly “monograph” collects hercommercial art, iPhone photos, and everything in between.

09/19/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

visual art

Julian Gaines Isn't Under the Radar in Oregon Anymore

The body of work, on display at the Russo Lee Gallery August 4-27, explores blackface, Oregon history, and our connotations with the American flag.

08/03/2022 By Dalila Brent

Art

Portland Artist Creates ‘Neon Terror’ Image of Local Sports Figures

Neon Black Tiger’s love for sports brings a bright and scary approach to portraits and cards of Portland athletes including Damian Lillard.

06/10/2022 Edited by Dalila Brent

Visual Art

Rick Silva’s Peaking Makes a Stunning Visual Map of Our Overwhelming Age

The Eugene artist's new video installation is on view at Oregon Contemporary through June 26.

04/20/2022 By Conner Reed

Staycation

History on the Walls at Old Town’s Society Hotel

New artwork at the Society Hotel celebrates Old Town-Chinatown’s history.

12/09/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Little Joys of Summer

Walk This Way toward Your Own Personal Portland Scavenger Hunt

Neighborhood walks aren't canceled this year, so add these spots to your route and explore the city.

08/01/2020 By Margaret Seiler Photography by Mike Novak

Art & Basketball

Drool Over These Limited-Edition Blazers Game-Day Posters from Local Artists

Snapping one up requires arriving way early at the Moda Center before a home game.

01/21/2020 By Julia Silverman

LONG STORY SHORT

7 Major Scores of the Portland Art Museum’s Former Chief Curator

We explore Bruce Guenther's legacy through several major additions to the museum’s permanent collection.

11/25/2014 By Randy Gragg

CULTUREPHILE

How Blue Sky Gallery Became a Northwest Photography Mecca

39 years of luck, pluck, and Tuesday meetings turned Blue Sky into one of the nation’s leading exhibitors of photography.

09/26/2014 By Randy Gragg

Style Spotlight

Fashionable Paintings

Local artist Sam Roloff uses fashion to inspire his canvas.

02/28/2012 By Eden Dawn

Desirables

Temporary Beauty

Portland Art Museum lets you bring home fine art without making a long-term commitment.

11/27/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Documentation of Home Life

Nikki McClure is a DIY maven, but her art is museum-worthy; see it at the Museum of Contemporary Craft.

10/14/2011 By Kristin Belz

phile under: theater

Review: The Little Prince

Shaking The Tree presents The Little Prince, a delicate allegory that’s never been just for kids.

10/25/2010 By Anne Adams

phile under: gallery

Shine A Light

Portland Art Museum

10/15/2010 By Anne Adams

phile under: gallery

Gallery 903 hosts Alexandra Becker-Black

These nuanced nudes are getting the gallery treatment Culturephile told you they deserved.

10/15/2010 By Anne Adams

phile under: october gallery pick

Ace Hotel

Artcrank Bike Posters

10/07/2010 By Aaron Scott and Anne Adams

I wish...

Fabric Painting

Rachel Ann Austin is a painter who I wish was a fabric designer.

09/28/2010 By Eden Dawn

phile under: gallery

Modern & Contemporary Prints

Augen Gallery

09/24/2010 By Anne Adams