Alexander Gallery, Clackamas Community College
19600 S Molalla Ave
Oregon City, OR
Hours: (fall hours) mon-fri 9am-5pm; free admission
The Alexander Gallery gives students and the community a chance to experience contemporary works made by emerging and established regional artists.
Nov 6-Dec 9 Local Portraits NW. An invitational exhibit of portraits by NW artists.
This will be a unique opportunity to see how some modern NW artists interpret the subject of portraiture, to inspire each other, and to exhibit to the public a hyper localized yet universal form of art, the personal portrait.
Curated by Chris Dreger.
Astoria Visual Arts
Astoria Visual Arts (AVA) was formed in 1989 as a non-profit membership organization to enhance, strengthen and promote the arts in Greater Astoria. AVA seeks to support artists by encouraging artistic opportunity and diversity, and serving the greater Astoria area as an artistic hub of cooperation, education and information-sharing.
420 NW 9th Ave
Hours: tues-sat 11am-5pm
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.
Sep 5-9 Robert Dozono: Still Working on Garbage Paintings. Oil, garbage on canvas & mixed media.
Oct 3-28 Lynda Ater: Image Building.
Paintings & drawings. Sue Friesz: Nature Reconstructed. Paintings, drawings and sculptures.
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
Blue Sky Gallery, Oregon Center for Photographic Arts
122 NW 8th Ave
Hours: tues-sun 12-5pm, first thurs 6-9pm
Dedicated to exhibiting emerging and established artists that exemplify the finest in photographic vision and innovation. See website for current shows.
Cannon Beach Gallery
1064 S Hemlock
Cannon Beach, OR
Hours: wed-sun 10am-4pm
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.
To Oct 1 Diane Kingzett: Find Me Here, abstract oil painting, arcylic and collage.
Oct 1-Nov 12 Baskets, woven baskets by three differnt artists.
Cannon Beach Gallery Group
Cannon Beach, OR
30th Annual Stormy Weather Arts Festival
Includes Art in Action event, spotlight concert, Dancing in the Rain Fashion Show, and Brews, Blues and Barbecue. Throughout the weekend, town's galleries will present special events showcasing the artists they represent with many of them on hand to present their latest works, and conduct demonstrations.
Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd
Hours: tues-sun 12-5pm
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.
Enhances the academic offerings of Reed College with a diverse range of scholarly exhibitions, lectures, and colloquia in its role as a teaching gallery. See website for current shows.
Elizabeth Leach Gallery
417 NW 9th Ave
, (at Flanders)
Hours: tues-sat 10:30am-5:30pm and by appt
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.
Sep 7-30 Anna Von Mertens: Shape/View, new work. Shane McAdams: Some Thin and Precious Membranes, new work. Oct 5-28 Stephen Hayes, new paintings. Michelle Ross, new paintings.
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.
Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University
700 State St.
Hours: tues-sat 10am-5pm sun 1-5pm
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 Oct 22 The 60s: Pop and Op Art Prints from the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, 20 prints exploring the role that Pop art and Op art played in the development of psychedelic posters and fashion in San Francisco.
To Oct 22 Capturing the Power of the Spirit World: Ritual Objects from Northeast Papua New Guinea, 24 sculptures, masks, dance ornaments, utensils, and vessels drawn from the Hallie Ford Museum of Art permanent collection.
Sept 16-Dec 22 Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25, approximately 60 prints that chronicle the history of this important printmaking atelier in Pendleton, Oregon.
240 11th St
Hours: mon-sat 11am-5pm sun 11am-4pm, closed wed
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.
Sep 9-Oct 10 Ryan Dobrowski: Leaves For The Forest an exhibition honoring the spirit of the forest, large scale oil paintings and small acrylic & ink paintings on various species of tree leaves.
Oct 14-Nov 7 Bethany Rowland: Hope In Another, acrylic paintings on clayboard depicting dream like landscape and wildlife, her painting technique is a perfect marriage of abstraction and representational elements.
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.
Michael Parsons Fine Art
716 SW Madison St
Hours: wed-sat 12-5pm
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.
Sep 6- 30 Liisa Rahkonen: Between Worlds, recent sculptures, drawings & paintings.
Featuring the sculpture, drawings, and paintings of contemporary Oregon artist.
Oct 4-Oct 28 Marc Boone: Blues Indigo, recent paintings. Marc Boone was born and raised in the Palouse country of Northern Idaho and Eastern Washington.
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.
Northwest By Northwest Gallery
232 N Spruce
, (downtown, across from city park and info centre)
Cannon Beach, OR
Hours: daily 11am-6pm and by appt
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
June We are celebrating our 30th year! Look for our Landmark Sculpture Garden featuring contemporary sculptor Ivan McLean. Also in June: Angela Woods, contemporary oil paintings evoking a feeling or memory through simple compositions. Hazel Schlesinger, abstract and plein air oil paintings that speak of passion and love of place (she grew up in Cannon Beach). Jeff White, ethereal oil paintings of the clouds and cliffs of the Columbia Gorge. Jun 23-25 Plein Air & More Arts Festival. July Georgia Gerber, featuring a collector's selection of the renowned bronze sculptor and public artist's work. Gerber is know for her expressionistic and distinctive sculptures such as "Rachel" in The Pike Place Pig in Seattle. July 9-10 Meet memoirist painter and writer Cristina Acosta and artist Tolley Marney, who creates elegant equine sculpture with horseshoes as a working farrier. Christopher Burkett, photographs crafted by hand one at a time, in the manner of his mentor Ansel Adams. August Patrick Horsley and Natalie Warrens, fine American craftsmanship by the NW ceramic icons. Ann Fleming, figurative bronze sculptures that speak of the stories of our lives. Ruth Brockmann, glass masks and pate de Verre bowls by one of the founders of the NW Glass Movement.
REPRESENTING: Christopher Burkett, Georgia Gerber, Angela Woods, Jeff White Ivan McLean , Ruth Brockmann, Ann Fleming, Tolley Marney, Cristina Acosta, Wayne Chabre, Steve Jensen, , Hazel Schlesinger, Phillip Charette, Nelson Davis, Patrick Horsley, Natalie Warrens, , , Don Stastny, Chessney Sevier, Floy Zittin, Marvin Oliver, James Nowak, ,
Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
724 NW Davis Street
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 11am-5pm; Saturday and Sunday Noon-5pm
The mission of the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education is to interpret the Oregon Jewish experience, explore the lessons of the Holocaust, and foster intercultural conversations. The Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education features, along with core exhibitions, national and international changing exhibitions that showcase Jewish contributions to world culture and ideas, issues of Jewish identity, and the forces of prejudice. OJMCHE also offers programs, films, lectures, and concerts cover a wide range of topics relating to Jewish art, culture, and heritage, which stimulate dialogue about identity, culture, and assimilation. Education programs embrace the Jewish experience and explore the lessons of the Holocaust. The organization is the steward of the Oregon Holocaust Memorial, located in Washington Park, and of the Archives and Artifact Collection documenting the Oregon Jewish experience.
To-Oct 1 Grisha Bruskin ALEFBET: The Alphabet of Memory features Russian Jewish artist Grisha Bruskin's visually stunning, large-scale tapestries alongside the artist's preparatory drawings and related gouache paintings.
Oct 18-Feb 14 I Am This, Art by Oregon Jewish Artist, presents the work of Jewish artists with an association to Oregon, spanning the early twentieth century through today, curated by Bruce Guenther.
REPRESENTING: Grisha Bruskin
Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave
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
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 Sep 3 Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes, and Collections of John Yeon The exhibition features a wide selection of art, decorative arts and historic materials lent by Richard Louis Brown, who founded the Yeon Center in 1995 with his gift of the Watzek House to the University of Oregon.
Sep 17 Jennifer Steinkamp, four video projections on the passing of time as revealed by our natural environment. Projected at very large scale, Steinkamp's works activate the architectural spaces in which they are shown.
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.
To Dec 3 Representing: Vernacular Photographs of, by, and for African Americans. Brings together studio portraits from an important North Portland family album, vernacular snapshots, and Polaroids to demonstrate the rich diversity of African-American life and experience from the late 1800s through the 1990s.
Russo Lee Gallery
805 NW 21st Ave
Hours: tues-fri 11am-5:30pm sat 11am-5pm
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.
Sept 7–30 Jo Hamilton: New Work. Geoffrey Pagen: Sum of the Parts. Hickory Mertsching: Still Lifes.
Oct 5–28 Mel Katz: New Work. Betty Merken: New Work. Calvin Ross Carl: 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, Christopher Russell, Michele Russo, David Schwarz, Anne Siems, Eric Stotik, Margot Voorhies Thompson, Samantha Wall, Gina Wilson, Sherrie Wolf
White Bird Gallery
251 N Hemlock St
Cannon Beach, OR
Hours: thurs-mon 11am-5pm tues & wed by appt
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.
Sep 1-Oct 16 Randall David Tipton, new works in oil and watermedia. Eric Boos, new ceramic sculptures.
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