Part of an ongoing consideration of immaterial and material intersections, Kruse’s work in flat out investigates imagined spaces, physical absence and how very few things are actually flat. Light, reflection, and memory are compressed and expanded into sculpture, poetry, and found objects.
Submit your upcoming art exhibition, performance, reading, lecture and artist talk, fundraiser, pop-up, film screening, and/or social practice project to us by Friday, June 21st 2019 to be included in the July/August 2019 edition of Critical Viewing.
Informed by Lehuauakea Fernandez’s own background as a contemporary mixed-Native Hawaiian artist in the Pacific Northwest, A Thirst For Saltwater seeks to complicate the relationships inherently created through consumption, asking if what we easily devour is devouring us instead.
Portland based Rittenhouse has created a pastel glitter installation composed of crystal spirals and giant hands that mingle and mystify within Arnold's bespoke fashion showroom. Please join the artist on April 5th from 5-7 PM for a closing reception. Hand-shaped cookies, miniature blobs, rainbow stalagmites and beverages will be on hand!
One-night engaging multidisciplinary art festival at the Mission Theater - a showcase of the broad range of expression from our local community. The night will blur the boundaries of art forms, creating a space where every sort of artist can connect with those in different disciplines.
The sun never knew how great it was until it struck the side of a building., titled after a quote by the modernist architect Louis Khan, explores the role light plays in the oppression of historically marginalized individuals—especially people of color, low-income, and queer communities.
Flèchemuller’s immediate paintings in oil and gouache line the pages of the book with humorous images— penguins reading books, a bird with an extraordinarily long neck, and an unenthusiastic, unfazed human falling down a waterfall. It’s through these quick gestures and the absurd that Flèchemuller finds relief from the day to day.
An intimate evening of music and viewing of Kate Newby’s exhibition A puzzling light and moving.
In “Where did you sleep last night?”, Portland-based painter and sculptor Shohei Takasaki poses a question that is deceptive in its overt simplicity. In his first solo show with Nationale, Takasaki presents a new series of paintings that explore snapshots of domestic life and abstracted intimacy.
Call for Artists: WFA 2019- Wilsonville Festival of Arts
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: FEBRUARY 11, 2019