For the month of August, Luiza Lukova and Emma Christ created a curatorial pop-up “Blue on Blue on Blue” inside Nationale. Showcasing work from a different artist every week for three weeks. This rapid exhibition turnover, their choice of artists, and overall drive and spirit made us want to learn more about them, their curatorial debut and what they’ve learned and experienced in relation to their curatorial pop-up.
Learn more about Prequel, an low-residency artist program that’s been active in Portland since 2015 from it’s current organizers. We discuss the history of the residency and how it came to be, the challenges associated with running an artist residency, and more. As well as the upcoming exhibition featuring work by the 2018 Artist Residents at c3:initiative in St. John’s.
Learn more about Portland-based Artist & Educator Amy Bay. We discuss her background, art experiences, how she maintains and balances her art practice with being an educator, the evolution of her work, and her solo show at Melanie Flood Projects in August 2018.
We discuss the idea behind Hammerspace Gallery, a mobile art gallery in Portland that was funded through crowd-sourcing, with founder Hailey Suydam.
An interview with artist and co-director of Dust to Dust, Emily Nachison. We discuss how and why Nachison and her partner Michael Endo, decided to open an art gallery earlier this year; how running an art space informs their artistic practice; their curatorial mission, as well as their upcoming exhibition and the exciting new projects they're working on.
Learn more about Portland-based Artist, Educator & Curator, Avantika Bawa. We discuss her background, art experiences, how she maintains and balances her art practice with being an educator, the evolution of her work, and her upcoming solo show at the Portland Art Museum that opens August 2018 and is on view until February 2019.
An interview with Clifford Prince King, following the opening of his solo show “Colors So True” at Melanie Flood Projects.
Interview with the founding members of First Brick.
Interview with BriAnna Rosen, artist and founding member of Killjoy Collective.
Interview with Lauren Schaefer & Jen Denrow founders of 1122 gallery.
Ashley Gifford has a conversation with artist Paula Wilson following the opening of her solo show “FLOORED” at Williamson | Knight.
Ashley Gifford has a conversation with artist Justin L'Amie after the opening of his fourth solo show “Midnight Florist” at PDX Contemporary Art.
Interview with artist Kellen Chasuk following her solo show “Plastic Flowers” at Stephanie Chefas Projects.
Jodie Cavalier has a conversation with Libby Werbel, founder and director of Portland Museum of Modern Art.