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photoBlackfish Gallery
420 NW 9th Ave
Portland, OR
97209
Tel: 503-224-2634
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Hours: tues-sat 11am-5pm
E-mail: bfish@teleport.com
Web: www.blackfish.com

Blackfish Gallery owned and operated by artists since 1978. Dedicated to the highest standards of excellence, both in the selection and presentation of works of art.

Apr 4-29 Roboyat: Omar Khayyam's "Rubaiyat" Re-imagined, an installation by Merridawn Duckler and Geordie Duckler of 500 robots representing the past and future of translation. May 2-27 Yoonhee Choi: SIFT, found objects-mixed media. Roya Motamedi: Aptitude of Kindness-Morocco No. 1, fabric/birch/skin on paper.

REPRESENTING: Rita Alves, Linda Ater, Carol Benson, Barbara Black, Clint Brown, Yoonhee Choi, Greg Conyne, Jana Demartini, Robert Dozono, Merridawn Duckler, Sarah Fagan, Ellen Goldschmidt, Kane Ikeda, Michael Knutson, Oriana Lewton-Leopold, Palmarin Merges, Paul Missal, Roya Motamedi, Rory O'Neal, Nathan Orosco, Angela Passalacqua, , Theresa Redinger, Charles Siegfried, Christopher Shotola-Hardt, Stephan Soihl, Mandy Stigant, Sue Tower, Steve Tilden, Judith Wyss


photoBlue Sky Gallery, Oregon Center for Photographic Arts
122 NW 8th Ave
Portland, OR
97209
Tel: 503-225-0210
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Hours: tues-sun 12-5pm, first thurs 6-9pm
E-mail: bluesky@blueskygallery.org
Web: www.blueskygallery.org

Apr 6-30 Christian Ureta: Volviendo a la Tierra, images examining the environmental and economic impacts of the largest open pit copper mine in the world. Ervin A. Johnson: In Honor of Us, photo-based mixed media portraits made to honor blackness, and speaking to police brutality across North America. May 4-28 Seiya Bowen: Nadachi, documenting the crisis in rural towns in Japan as the younger generations move to larger cities. Aleksey Kondratyev: Ice Fishers, images of ice fishers working in the confines of plastic bags.


photoCannon Beach Gallery
1064 S Hemlock
Cannon Beach, OR
97110
Tel: 503-436-0744
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Hours: wed-sun 10am-4pm
E-mail: cannonbeacharts@gmail.com
Web: www.cannonbeacharts.org

The Cannon Beach Gallery is a program of the non-profit multidisciplinary Cannon Beach Arts Association (CBAA). The CB Gallery features the work of local and regional artists, both professional and emerging. The CB Gallery offers unique opportunities for artists at all stages of their career, through its featured and juried shows. The Gallery also carries a selection one-of-a-kind jewelry created by local artisans. Stop into the Gallery to find out more about all of the CBAA’s programs or visit our web site for additional information.

Apr 1-30 Drea Frost: Landscapes and Lost Objects: The Breath of Each Tide. Drea's work evolves around the ocean landscape, passing time, and repeat patterns in nature. May 5-Jun 13 Frame of Reference, a juried show featuring contemporary artwork that blends text and image.


photoCannon Beach Gallery Group

Cannon Beach, OR
97110
Tel: 503-436-1055
Fax:

Hours:
E-mail: info@cbgallerygroup.com
Web: www.cbgallerygroup.com

Cannon Beach, Oregon, has been called "One of America's 100 Best Art Towns" and National Geographic has listed it as "One of the World's 100 Most Beautiful Places." This year, the Cannon Beach Gallery Group will present two art festivals featuring demonstrations, music, and receptions: May 5-7 Spring Unveiling, featuring new work by more than 50 artists; and Jun 23-25 Plein Air & More, bringing dozens of artists to paint throughout the town and on the beach.


photoCharles A. Hartman Fine Art
134 NW 8th Ave
Portland, OR
97209
Tel: 503-287-3886
Fax:

Hours: thurs-sat 11am-5pm
E-mail: charles@hartmanfineart.net
Web: www.hartmanfineart.net

Apr 5-May 27 Corey Arnold: Aleutian Dreams, new photographs documenting life in Dutch Harbor, Alaska: crab boats and trawlers, scavenging noble eagles and curious foxes, mountains of nets, and crashing seas.


photoDouglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd
Portland, OR
97202-8199
Tel: 503-517-7851
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Hours: tues-sun 12-5pm
E-mail: cooley@reed.edu
Web: www.reed.edu/gallery

The Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery is the visual art museum at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. The Cooley produces three to four annual exhibitions of exemplary historical and contemporary work from outside the region.

To Apr 28 Iconoclastic, exploring historical and contemporary forms of image destruction and alteration with sculptures, large-scale installations, videos, films, sounds, performances, prints, open-source software, and photographs. Artists include Morehshin Allahyari and Daniel Rourke, Demian DinéYazhi', Maya Lin, Goshka Macuga, Michael Rakowitz, and Ryan Woodring.


photoElizabeth Leach Gallery
417 NW 9th Ave
, (at Flanders)

Portland, OR
97209
Tel: 503-224-0521
Fax:
503-224-0844
Hours: tues-sat 10:30am-5:30pm and by appt
E-mail: art@elizabethleach.com
Web: www.elizabethleach.com

Established in 1981, Elizabeth Leach Gallery offers Portland's most comprehensive selection of contemporary art, featuring fine art in all media by established and emerging artists whose work is conceptually based.

To Apr 29 BUILD: Sculptural Ceramics, works by Dennis Gallagher, Brad Mildrexler, Louise Nevelson, Alwyn O'Brien, Sterling Ruby, Peter Voulkos, and Matt Wedel. Curated by Bruce Guenther. Christopher Rauschenberg: Poland, new photography. May 4-27 Gregg Renfrow: Still_Life, new paintings. Amanda Wojick: Cutouts and Collage, new paintings and sculpture.

REPRESENTING: Victoria Adams, MJ Anderson, Christine Bourdette, The Estate of Bonnie Bronson, Kavin Buck, Jaq Chartier, Judy Cooke, Claire Cowie, The Estate of Drake Deknatel, Justin Gibbens, Richard Gruetter, M.K. Guth, Ann Hamilton, Robert Hanson, Stephen Hayes, Sean Healy, Willy Heeks, Deborah Horrell, Malia Jensen, Lee Kelly, Justine Kurland, Isaac Layman, Dinh Q. Le, Charlene Liu, Emilio Lobato, Robert Lyons, Jinie Park, Joseph Park, Matthew Picton, Julia Mangold, Melody Owen, Joseph Park, Jinie Park, Ryan Pierce, Christopher Rauschenberg, Gregg Renfrow, Gustavo Ramos Rivera, Michelle Ross, Mark R. Smith, Barbara Sternberger, Hap Tivey, Anna Von Mertens, Libby Wadsworth, Joan Waltemath and Amanda Wojick.


photoHallie Ford Museum of Art
700 State St
Salem, OR
97301-3922
Tel: 503-370-6855
Fax:
503-375-5458
Hours: tues-sat 10am-5pm sun 1-5pm
E-mail: museum-art@willamette.edu
Web: www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma/

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art features permanent and temporary exhibitions devoted to European, Asian, American, Native American, and historic and contemporary regional art.

To Apr 30 Anne Hirondelle: Small Revolutions, sculptures and drawings by this nationally-recognized ceramic artist based in Port Townsend, Washington. Apr 16-May 14 Senior Art Majors, works in a variety of media by senior art majors at Willamette University. Apr 16-May 14 Cayla Skillin-Brauchle: Super Speed, recent works based on the artist's ongoing exploration of Indian art and culture.


photoImogen Gallery
240 11th St
Astoria, OR
97103
Tel: 503-468-0620
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Hours: mon-sat 11am-5pm sun 11am-4pm, closed wed
E-mail: info@imogengallery.com
Web: www.imogengallery.com

Imogen Gallery, a boutique gallery, can be found on the corner of 11th Street and Marine Drive, in a vibrant pocket neighborhood of downtown Astoria, known for its shops and cafes and attracting visitors and locals alike. The gallery focuses on contemporary works of all mediums by accomplished and emerging artists, with both local and international ties. Represented artists share the common thread of passion and professionalism for what they do, translating to original and compelling imagery. Imogen participates in the year round Second Saturday Artwalk with featured exhibitions changing monthly.

Apr 8-May 9 Jennifer Mercede: Wild & Whatnot, bold and energetic acrylic paintings. May 13-Jun 6 Gin Laughery: Field Notes, new monotypes merging abstraction with the high desert region of Central Oregon.

REPRESENTING: Christos Koutsouras, April Coppini, Cynthia Lahti, Tom Cramer, Lauren Mantecon, Nicholas Knapton, Darren Orange, Bethany Rowland, Diane Kingzett, Jody Katopothis, Reed Clarke and Sara Tabbert are just a few. Please see website for full listings.


photoMichael Parsons Fine Art
716 SW Madison St
Portland, OR
97205
Tel: 503-206-8601
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Hours: wed-sat 12-5pm
E-mail: michaelparsonsfineart@gmail.com
Web: michaelparsonsfineart.com

The gallery is focused primarily on historic art made in the Northwest between 1850 and 1970, although we do represent many fine contemporary artists. We are primarily a painting gallery, but are also deeply interested in print making, sculpture, drawing, photography, watercolor, and ceramics. The gallery is very eclectic in nature, spanning 19th century landscape painting through abstraction, with an emphasis on mid 20th century artists.

To Apr 8 Mardi Wood and Chasse Davidson, recent ceramic works.

REPRESENTING: Contemporary artists: Melinda Thorsnes, Michael Gibbons, Eric Jacobsen, Sandy Roumagoux, Lisa Caballero, Alex Lilly, and Laurel Buchanan, photographers Mary Randlett, Dean Hanson and K.B. Dixon, potter's Mardi Wood and Chasse' Davidson. We also represent the estates of Jack McLarty, Howard Sewall, Myra Albert Wiggins & LaVerne Krause.


photoNorthwest By Northwest Gallery
232 N Spruce
, (downtown, across from city park and info centre)

Cannon Beach, OR
97110
Tel: 503-436-0741
Fax:
503-436-1452
Hours: daily 11am-6pm and by appt
E-mail: info@nwbynwgallery.com
Web: www.nwbynwgallery.com

Established in 1987, the gallery represents original works by regional masters. A vision and philosophy of the real cultural value of original art and an appreciation of technique and craft define the gallery. Established artists whose works are recognized for their excellence & contribution to the Arts. Artists whose work celebrates the beauty & spirit of the NW. "Experience Regional Pride"... The Oregonian 1987 located in downtown Cannon Beach across from City Park & Info Center. Featured in Frommers & Oregonuncovered.com

Apr Angela Woods: Ocean, dramatic oil paintings. Patrick Horsley: Sculpture in Clay, work by the ceramic master. Hazel Schlesinger, oil paintings of wine country. May Georgia Gerber, new collection of bronze sculpture. Jeff White, oil paintings. Christopher Burkett, new colour photographs. Tolley Marney, equine sculpture. Ivan McLean, contemporary sculpture. Cristina Acosta, memoir paintings.

REPRESENTING: Christopher Burkett, Georgia Gerber, Lillian Pitt, Ruth Brockmann, Wayne Chabre, Steve Jensen, Ram Papish, Rosemary Belknap, Phillip Charette, Nelson Davis, Patrick Horsley, Natalie Warrens, Lisa Gordon, Lowell Hanna, Don Stastny, Patrick McGowan, Rob Wurzer, Chessney Sevier, Floy Zittin, Marvin Oliver, JR Moyer, James Nowak, Charles Funk, Sam Robinson, Jeffrey Brown, Jan Shield, Eric Jacobsen.


photoPDX Contemporary Art
925 NW Flanders St
Portland, OR
97209
Tel: 503-222-0063
Fax:
503-222-3068
Hours: tues-sat 11am-6pm
E-mail: info@pdxcontemporaryart.com
Web: www.pdxcontemporaryart.com

Apr 4-29 Amjad Faur: A Scythe Across the Night Sky, a series of ambiguous colour photographs highlighting the tension between the very concrete nature of film and traditional Islamic art's prohibition of representational imagery. May 2-27 Barbara Stafford: Drinking Light, paintings of landscapes that have made a lasting impression on the artist.


photoPortland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR
97205
Tel: 503-226-2811
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Hours: tues, wed, sat, sun 10am-5pm, thurs & fri 10am-8pm. Admission: members free, adults $15, seniors (55+) and students (18+ with ID) $12, children (17 and under) free
E-mail: info@pam.org
Web: www.portlandartmuseum.org

Founded in late 1892, the Portland Art Museum is the seventh oldest museum in the United States and the oldest in the Pacific Northwest. The Museum is internationally recognized for its permanent collection and ambitious special exhibitions, drawn from the Museum’s holdings and the world’s finest public and private collections.

To May 28 American Photographs, works by Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, Harry Callahan, and Edward Weston, and a significant selection of Robert Frank's photographs from The Americans. To Jun 18 Constructing Identity, Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African American Art. Paintings, sculpture, prints, and drawings by prominent contemporary African-American artists, along with a selection of historical works from the 1930s, 1940s, and Civil Rights era. To Jul 9 Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi's St. John Altarpiece, bringing together eight dispersed 14th-century paintings and a recreated missing panel, so that the altarpiece can be seen as one magnificent work. To Aug 12 APEX: Sam Hamilton, premiering the artist's feature-length film Apple Pie. To Oct 29 CCNA: Connecting Lines, work by Brenda Mallory and Luzene Hill on issues of violence against Native women, female empowerment, native sovereignty, and a rereading of Cherokee history.


photoRusso Lee Gallery (formerly Laura Russo Gallery)
805 NW 21st Ave
Portland, OR
97209
Tel: 503-226-2754
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Hours: tues-fri 11am-5:30pm sat 11am-5pm
E-mail: katrina@russoleegallery.com
Web: www.russoleegallery.com

Russo Lee Gallery, led by Martha Lee, carries on a tradition of featuring the best artists of the Pacific Northwest region. Originally founded in 1986 by Laura Russo, the gallery has operated for over 30 years in the same space at 805 NW 21st Avenue in Portland. Russo Lee Gallery maintains its mission to represent regional artists and connect them with the local community through regular exhibitions and artists’ talks, and with a national and international audience through our website and regular communications about our exhibitions and artists. In addition to showing many of the artists and estates of those who inaugurated the gallery three decades ago, we have also welcomed successive generations of artists through the years, helping to foster Portland’s vibrant visual arts scene.

Apr 6-29 Kim Osgood: Seeing Stillness. Tom Fawkes: New Work. Dan Gluibizzi: Friends and Strangers. May 4-27 James Allen: Book Excavations. Amory Abbott: New Work. Michelle Ramin: New Work.

REPRESENTING: Amory Abbott, James Allen, Jay Backstrand, Marlene Bauer, Frank Boyden, Michael Brophy, Louis Bunce, Sean Cain, Francis Celentano, Robert Colescott, Michael Dailey, Judith Poxson Fawkes, Tom Fawkes, Cie Goulet, Gregory Grenon, Sally Haley, Jo Hamilton, Roll Hardy, Manuel Izquierdo, Jackie K. Johnson, Fay Jones, Mary Josephson, Mel Katz, Connie Kiener, Michihiro Kosuge, Dana Lynn Louis, Rae Mahaffey, Michael Paul Miller, Carl Morris, Whitney Nye, Kim Osgood, Geoffrey Pagen, Lucinda Parker, J.D. Perkin, Jack Portland, Jan Reaves, Rene Rickabaugh, Michele Russo, David Schwarz, Anne Siems, Eric Stotik, Margot Voorhies Thompson, Samantha Wall, Gina Wilson, Sherrie Wolf


photoWhite Bird Gallery
251 N Hemlock St
Cannon Beach, OR
97110
Tel: 503-436-2681
Fax:

Hours: thurs-mon 11am-5pm tues & wed by appt
E-mail: info@whitebirdgallery.com
Web: www.whitebirdgallery.com

White Bird has been exhibiting painting, sculpture, prints, photographs, glass and jewellery since 1971. It was one of the first galleries to fully incorporate fine art with fine craft. Leading the development of Cannon Beach's thriving art community, White Bird is recognized at a regional and national level.

To Apr 30 Ceramics Invitational, contemporary ceramic art focusing on clay as both a functional and sculptural medium. Artworks in a variety of techniques by Mike Moran, Eric Boos, Larry Halvorsen, Randolph Silver, Wally Schwab, and Karl Yost. May 6-Jun 19 Spring Group Show: Real | Surreal, artists using subjects of nature and humanity in artworks with surrealistic tendencies. Featuring Faryn Davis, Ken Grant, Robin & John Gumaelius, Anne John, and Cindy Searles.

REPRESENTING: Royal Nebeker, Ken Grant, Robert Schlegel, Christopher Mathie, Randall Tipton, Lisa Lamoreaux, Bennet Norrbo, Shirley Gittelsohn, Norman Lallberte, Pamela Kroll, Anne John, Barry McAlister, Arleigh Wood, Wally Schwab, Dave Robertson, Yoshiro Ikeda, Karl Yost, David and Boni Deal, Randolph Silver, Jacquline Hurlbert, Josh Rodine, Aimee Dieterle, Scott Johnson, River Burke, Tana Acton, Dawn Estrin


 

 
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