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Friday 05.04.12

« First Thursday Picks May 3rd 2012 | Main | Opportunities knocking »

First Friday Picks May 2012

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Nathaniel Thayer Moss in progress at Worksound's Perceptual Control

We've been waiting for three months for Worksound's latest show Perceptual Control and it has been worthwhile seeing it develop over a series of talks... but it's time to see where this residency with, Nathanael Thayer Moss, Emily Nachison, Kyle Raquipiso, Jamie Marie Waelchli and PORTstar Amy Bernstein all ends up. The theme of, "exploring transcendence and perception," seems right on time.

Opening Reception: 7:00PM - 10:00PM | May 4th
Worksound
820 SE Alder Street




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Calvin Ross Carl's Dropcloth Crop 1 (2012)

One of the things I love about Portland's scene and wasnt covered at all in the WSJ article was the fact that we have small shops that sell other things and actively present art in a professional though often less concentrated way. Which is all to say we should check out Customary Clothing in that great little Burnside arts district by the Jupiter hotel. In addition to premiering their S/S 2012 line of clothing, the shop will be showcasing art by Calvin Ross Carl, Ashley Sloan, and Nathanael Thayer Moss. I appreciate how art and life are not separated in Portland.

Customary Clothing Opening | 6-10PM May 4th
811 E Burnside Building, Suite 222.




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Unless you are a staffer for the Oregonian everyone even remotely interested in the Portland art scene already knows Dan Gilsdorf has a show at 12128, a crab boat moored in the Willamette river just north of Linnton tonight. As usual for a 12128 opening there is a huge moon... The only thing that would make it even better would be Joe Macca and Peter Plagens dueling on deck with cutlasses, pens and paintbrushes?

12128 presents Dan Gilsdorf's Sentences
Opening Reception | Friday May 4th | 8-11PM
12128 is moored at: Multnomah Yacht Repair | 12900 NW Marina Way

Posted by Jeff Jahn on May 04, 2012 at 11:16 | Comments (0)


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