Summer is ending and everyone’s excited about the coming Fall exhibitions.
Opportunities abound throughout September for thoughtful and intelligent visual
and performative culture in Portland. With everyone’s eyes to the immediate
future, here are some tidbits from around the web pertinent to the roundup.
reported that Starbucks and the Cleveland
are partnering to bring the collection to 10 coffee shops in the
city. Sounds kind of interesting except that the collection comes in the form
of posters of work in their collection. If that’s not enough to make them
come rushing the doors there will be “Art Crew” appearances in which
works of art “comes to life” via costumed characters. I’d pay
to see some kid impersonate a Dawoud
(one of the proposed posters) . Would they walk around with a dour look
and a frame around them? Of course, the museum is doing this because they’re
closed and want to stay a part of the conversation. It’s just strikes me
The new Visual Codec
is out today. There’s a review of the Oregon
by Jessica Bromer where she goes into detail about the work of Jesse
Hayward, Kristan Kennedy, Marcy Adzich, Anna Fidler and David Eckard.
Here’s another chance for an audience with Jennifer Gately. The Center
for Contemporary Art
in Seattle is hosting the 2006 COCA Annual. Open to all
residents of the US and Canada-now that’s some competition…let's see....Oregon
Biennial 700+ submissions…Northwest Biennial 900+submissions….US and
Cananda--yikes!!-the deadline is October 8th and costs $25 per submission.