Mark Dombrosky, APEX installation view
This Sunday, current PAM APEX artist Mark Dombrosky will speak about his "artistic process and intentions." Dombroksy's work examines the social atmosphere of an American town, typically utilizing found scraps of paper to offer a glimpse into the lives of strangers. This installation presents a series of cardboard homeless signs found in the streets of Tacoma and Seattle, his careful embroidery over the script "reveal[ing] as much about language and place as human relationships and individual psychology," (Jennifer Gately). The exhibit will be on view at PAM through October 26.
Artist lecture • 2pm • September 28
Portland Art Museum
• 1219 SW Park • 503.226.2811
Vicki Lynn Wilson, conceptual drawing for "Fung-US"
Opening this weekend: The 2008 Natural Cycles
installation on Trillium Trail at Tryon Creek State Park. A collaborative project between the RACC, Oregon State Parks, and Friends of Tryon Creek State Park, the Natural Cycles
project brings temporary forest art installations to the Trillium Trail each year. The five artists featured this year are Brennan Conaway, Portland, Oregon (Invader
); Lee Imonen, Dexter, Oregon (The Source Series
); Julie Lindell, Seattle, Washington (Nontrivial Pursuit
); Jen Pack, Warrenton, Oregon (Forevergreen Tuffet
) and Vicki Lynn Wilson, Portland, Oregon (Fung-US
). The 2008-2009 installations will be unveiled on Saturday, followed by a $100/plate fundraising dinner
. A free family day will be held on Sunday with hands-on art activities along the trail.
Forest art installation • September 27, 2008 - Summer, 2009
Tryon Creek State Park
• Close-in Portland, see website for directions