Friday and Saturday boast two offerings of note in Portland for art-o-philes and those that love them.
Friday night Portland
will present an exhibition of the entire body of work (plus extras) featured in Portland
Modern, issue 4 dubbed "Saturation”
Juried and curated by Kristan Kennedy and Matthew Stadler, the physical exhibition
is a grouping of 40+ pieces by 24 area artists and artist groups.
Those artists include Roberta Aylward, Amber Bell, Michael Boyle, David Corbett,
Alex Felton, Anna Fidler, Caleb Freese & Justin Gorman, Sarah Gottesdiener,
Liz Haley, Levi Hanes, Mary Henry, Philip Iosca, Eva Lake, Jonathan Leach, Isaac
Lin , Marne Lucas , Rae Mahaffey, Jeannie Manville, Chelsea Mosher, Daniel Peterson,
Shawn Records, Spirit Quest (Khaela Maricich & Melissa Dyne), Amy Steel, and
230 E. Burnside • Disjecta
(entrance on SE 3rd Ave, under the Burnside bridge)
note: the Burnside bridge will be closed July 14 at 8pm - July 17 at 6am for maintenance.
Fr, July 14 • 7-10p
Runs til August 26 • Th-Su, 12-6p
Two events Saturday mark the beginning of a city-wide project for Gallery
that goes by the name “Scratching
will host a panel discussion
exploring the intersection of art, environment and development in Portland. Commissioner
Sam Adams, Brad Malsin of Beam Development, Carol Mayer-Reed, designer of the
Eastbank Esplanade, Tom Webb, Editor-in-Chief of The Bear Deluxe Magazine and
Orlo Board Member, and Victoria Frey of PICA will participate on the panel, hosted
by Paul Middendorf of Gallery Homeland.
PNCA • 1241 NW Johnson St
Sa, July 15 • 1-3p
Three hours later you're invited for the
opening reception hosted by Gallery Homeland on the east bank of the Willamette
River. Gather at the Festival Plaza (between SE Salmon and Main Streets)
to pick up your map, directing you to the installations and performances that
form the backbone of "Scratching the Surface".
Festival Plaza • SE Salmon and Main Street
Sa, July 15 • 6-9p