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Thursday 06.01.06

« Introducing Melia Donovan: I Don't Take Vacations - I Just Move To Interesting Places | Main | Barney & Bjork • Drawing Restraint 9 • Opens Tonight »

First Friday June 2006

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Natalie Cartwright • Enamored, a photo travel diary
Cartwright reflects on the wonders of her childhood with a photographic diary of a more recent journey through Japan.
Moshi Moshi
811 east burnside portland or 97214 • 503.445.9924
Opening Reception Friday June 2, 6-9 p.
Show ends July 1, 2006.

grey|area • group show
So-called theme-less, non-narrative, conceptual and abstract minimalism are part of the blurred-line of focus for this show, which could be really strong. Curated by TJ Norris. The 13 selected West Coast artists include Troy Briggs, Ty Ennis, Scott Wayne Indiana, Laura Fritz and Ellen George.
Guestroom Gallery 128 NE Russell • 503.284.8378 Opening Reception Friday, June 2, 6 - 9 p.
Runs through June 30, 2006.

Justin "Scrappers" Morrison • The Oregonian Gentlemen’s Club • paintings
Morrison attempts to define the male species of a true Oregonian using stereotypes and 2D. Can he do it successfully? Hmmmm....
Renowned
811 east burnside suite 111 portland, or 97214 •
Opening Reception Friday June 2, 6 - 9:30 p. Closes June 30, 2006.


Bob Farr & Sam Devine Tischler • photographs
Farr presents a selection of images shot with various large format cameras. Tischler's work includes pinhole landscapes as well as alternative printing processes.
Newspace Center for Photography 1632 se 10th ave portland, or 97214 • 503.963.1935
Opening Reception Friday June 2, 7 - 10p. Show ends July 2, 2006.

Sheryl Funkhouser • etchings (?)
It was difficult to find info on this show (including the name of the artist), but the image the gallery sent Port was intricate and intriguing.
12X16 gallery
1216 se division portland, or 97202 • 503.432.3513
Opening Reception June 2, 12 - 9pm.


Posted by Nicky Kriara on June 01, 2006 at 15:17 | Comments (1)


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Grey|Area is a strong group show, in fact its stronger than any group show Ive seen in a portland gallery in 2006. TJ has curatorial chops that most of these other long listed group shows dont even attempt to develop and Im frankly a little sick of group shows that take the motto, "If it cant be good, lets make it large and inclusive."

This is a show worth seeing, not just because you know someone in it.

Posted by: Double J [TypeKey Profile Page] at June 1, 2006 11:11 PM

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