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Infinite Space by Bre Gipson

“Overall, I am a maker and whatever the medium, I want my work to be open-ended enough for viewers to insert their own story while still exuding a sense of the otherworldly,” says artist Bre Gipson, whose mediums include watercolor, collage, sculpture, and digital art, among others.

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Sculptor Stan Peterson and silversmith Stephanie Wiarda are taking their Little Art in the Trailer show on the road. The two artists have organized Art Carts, a one-day pop-up art exhibit held at the far east end of … More…

Detail from "Pray" by Richard Melloy

Richard Melloy is standing, fidgeting really, outside of N.W.I.P.A. in Southeast Portland at the opening of his latest show, The Way I See It. Despite the blistering midday heat, and the fact that he has a cache of cold beer behind the bar—good beer!—that he offers up freely to others, … More…

GirlFest NW

Last year, local musician Madison Sturdevant felt there was a lack of support and opportunity in our local community for female musicians. From her involvement in the local scene, Sturdevant noted that “music created by girls and women was given less of a chance, and that expectations placed on … More…

Richard Melloy

Richard Melloy’s new exhibit The Way I See It opens at N.W.I.P.A. (6350 SE Foster Rd.) on Saturday, July 18, from 6 t 10 p.m. For the exhibit, the renowned painter has produced one of his riskiest collections yet.

Melloy is a veteran artist and an … More…

potato salad

A Kickstarter campaign involving a Columbus, Ohio man’s project to make potato salad has gone viral. At the time of this publishing, the campaign has raised over $65,000 in its effort to reach a mere $10 … More…

Photograph by Intisar Abioto

Local photographer and storyteller Intisar Abioto, who has worked on The Black Portlanders project since February 2013, is now packing up her camera and traveling throughout Oregon to expand the breadth of her photography subjects. Abioto is partnering with the More…


Hey, folks. It’s time for a PDX Pop Quiz. Yes, yes, we know you were not warned of this and, yes, maybe it’s unfair of us to just drop this bomb on you without giving you a chance to study. But if you’ve been reading PDX Magazine, you should do fine. We have complete confidence that you … More…

Equal Rights Marriage Comes to Oregon

The Sam Roloff Abstract Retrospective, a look at the artist’s works from 2009 to 2014, kicks off this First Thursday with an opening reception at White Space (1439 NW Marshall St.) from 6 to 11 p.m.

“I define many of my paintings as time capsules,” says Roloff. “Many of my artworks … More…

Patrice Demmon lounges in her folded paper cranes

If you’ve recently passed through the ambulance entrance of the critical care ward at OHSU’s Doernbecher Children’s Hospital you may have noticed the colorful origami cranes hanging overhead. The cranes displayed at Doernbecher number roughly 5,000. The installation, CraneAge, constitutes … More…


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