Lise Graham, "Untitled (red)"
opens tomorrow at Clark College's Archer Gallery. This group exhibition explores "the presentation of space in painting, real and perceived." To examine this question, artists use techniques ranging from traditional tools of perspective and scale to the integration of three-dimensionality through materials and constructions. All featured artists are regional: Jesse Hayward (Portland), Mark R. Smith (Portland), Grant Hottle (Portland), Adam Sorensen (Portland), Cara Tomlinson (Portland), Ben Buswell (Portland), and Lise Graham (Seattle). The show picks up a thread from curator Jesse Hayward's The Hook Up
at NAAU almost two years ago. Spatial exploration has since become a hot theme around this town - in the words of another PORTstar, is this space camp? Considered Space
will run from February 17 through March 14.
Opening reception • 4-6pm • February 18
• Clark College, Penguin Union Building, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA • 360.992.2246
Daniel Payavis, "Shadow of a Book"
For its inaugural exhibition, east side space Pied-à-terre presents two works by Daniel Payavis. Shadow of a Book
draw from recent movements such as Suprematism, Russian Contructivism, and early Abstraction, as well as the ancient tradition of still life, to become "playful and thoughtful, aligning a respect for tradition with a dedicated interest in pursuing the new." This project by McIntyre Parker is open Saturdays and by appointment.
Exhibition • Through February 28
• 904 SE 20th Ave Apt. 5 • firstname.lastname@example.org
I had the privilege of assisting Jesse Hayward with the installation of his work in the Considered Space show. So I got a sneak peek and the show is definitely worth the short trek to downtown Vancouver. I encourage everyone to go, as it is a great summary of what is being done in the good ole Pacific Northwest right now.