August 7, 2007 - Portland Art Focus - The World is Coming to Portland
August 7, 2007

The World is Coming to Portland

Joyce Dallal “Landscape with Approaching Storm; UN Resolutions 181, 194, 242, and Various Other Peace Initiatives” Digital prints, Charcoal, Pastel; 48″x90″. On display at Portland Art Center, September 6 – 28 as part of the “Piece Process” exhibition – a national traveling exhibition by artists of Middle Eastern descent, working in America, Europe and the Middle East

Portland Art Focus 2007 

Experience international artists, adventurous curators and cutting-edge performances.

The world is coming to Portland.
You should too.

Portland Art Center Piece Process
Multimedia Exhibition
September 6 – 28
Piece Process is a national traveling multimedia exhibition by artists of Middle Eastern descent, working in America, Europe and the Middle East. Through exquisite artworks, these artists create an environment of dialogue, tolerance, integrity, and dignity that addresses the difficult dialogue between Jews and Arabs. They represent multiple voices and shared possibilities that rise above hate and ignorance.

The Portland Art Center is a nonprofit exhibition space and resource center for the contemporary arts and serves as a support network and information hub for Portland, Oregon and the Northwest.

Museum of Contemporary Craft
CRAFT IN AMERICA: Expanding Traditions
Through September 23

The inaugural exhibition at the Museum’s expansive new downtown location surveys the dynamic evolution of the American craft movement since the Industrial Revolution, recognizing many of the significant social, cultural, political and artistic contributions that make American craft distinctly American.

Hoffman Gallery
Oregon College of Art and Craft Craft Biennial: A Review of Northwest Art and Craft
August 2 – September 27

Featuring work by over 60 artists, this juried exhibition examines the state of modern craft in the Pacific Northwest.

Portland Art Museum Camouflage
August 4 – November 4

Eight paintings that explore pattern, including a major new work by Damien Hirst, plus Andy Warhol, Agnes Martin, Christopher Wool, and Philip Taaffe.
(Also on view: APEX: Wes Mills, through October 7.)

Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery
Reed College
Marko Lulic / Peter Kreider
A part of PICA’s Time-Based Art Festival
Curators Stephanie Snyder / Reed + Kristan Kennedy / PICA
September 4 – December 9

This commissioned installation brings together two artists that explore the material and social repercussions of modernism’s cultural cycles and cross-pollinations.

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art 2007 Time-Based Art Festival
September 6 – 16

A contemporary art festival of more than 200 regional, national and international artists presenting performance, dance, music, new media and visual arts projects. Join us for moments of movement and imagery throughout Portland, Oregon.

Feldman Gallery + Project Space
Pacific Northwest College of Art Regina Silveira: OUTGROWN (TRACKS AND SHADOWS)
Part of PICA’s Time-Based Art Festival
September 6 – October 21

Brazilian artist Silveira utilizes the White Cube as the backdrop for her spatial experiments, constantly calling into question our reliance on two-point perspective as means of understanding representation.

Affair at the Jupiter Hotel 2007
Organized by Stuart Horodner & Laurel Gitlen
September 14 – 16

Forty rooms of contemporary art; adventurous and thoughtful dealers, curators, collectors and artists meet for an intimate art fair. Special exhibitions, tours of local collections, discussions and parties animate this immersive art weekend.

Portland Art Dealers Association (PADA)
Oregon’s foremost contemporary art galleries present regional and international exhibits year-round, including: Augen, Blackfish, Bullseye, Butters, Charles Froelick, Elizabeth Leach, New American Art Union, PDX Contemporary Art, Pulliam Deffenbaugh, Quintana, Laura Russo, Mark Woolley. Public receptions are held the first Thursday evening of every month.

Portland Art Focus travel packages available with The Jacobs Group
Packages include three-night deluxe hotel accommodations, tickets to art events, unique and exclusive events, select transportation and a VIP concierge service to help tailor your package to your tastes. | 866.362.1039

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