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Previews: ‘Unnatural Histories II’ @ Antler Gallery

Here’s a show that a few people are looking forward to. Unnatural Histories II is the follow up to last year’s group exhibition at Portland’s Antler Gallery. Opening on 26th September, the exhibition calls for each participating artist to create a natural history inspired portrait of a mythical creature. The subject can either be taken from existing mythologies/folklore or completely invented by the artist. Each of the artworks will be accompanied by a framed description of the creature as written by the artist. Below is an example […]
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Upcoming: 111 Minna Gallery 20th Anniversary Exhibition

Coming up on the 6th of September, the 111 Minna Gallery will be putting on a group show celebrating their 20th year anniversary. Not surprisingly, their long history deservedly affords them the opportunity to put together a roster of heavy hitters in the genre. Those slated to contribute a piece include Brett Amory, Shawn Barber, Glenn Barr, David Choong Lee, Ron English, Jeremy Fish, Sam Flores, Doze Green, Jay Howell, Sylvia Ji, Josh Keyes (seen above), Liz McGrath, Mark Ryden, Kathy Staico-Schorr, Todd Schorr, Shag, Joe Sorren, […]
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Openings: “Otherworld” Group Show @ Roq la Rue

Roq la Rue recently employed the help of many amazing artists to fill the walls for their Otherworld group show. The title of the show was also the theme, with the artists interpreting “otherworld” however they saw fit. With a roster this good, one month just wouldn’t be enough, so the show will be on display until July 27th. Check out more photos of the work from artists Martin Wittfooth (above left), Chris Berens, John Brophy, Peter Ferguson, Sam Wolfe Connelly, Casey Curran, Madeline Von Foerster (above […]
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Preview: “Otherworld” @ Roq La Rue

Tonight in Seattle, the Roq La Rue Gallery will be unveiling a new group show entitled Otherworld. The exhibition features a strong list of participants who will be interpreting the title with their own visual language. Artists include Martin Wittfooth, Chris Berens, John Brophy, Peter Ferguson, Sam Wolfe Connelly, Casey Curran, Madeline Von Foerster, Tom Bagshaw, Kris Lewis, Glenn Barr, Ryan Heshka, Jean Labourdette (Turf One), Dan Quintana, Derek Nobbs, Jessica McCourt, Chie Yoshii, and Josh Keyes (seen above), who looks to be continuing to explore new territory not confined […]
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Openings: “Wider than a postcard” & olive47 – “bonita bonita” @ Breeze Block Gallery

Breeze Block Gallery opened their huge group show Wider than a postcard (previewed) alongside the first solo show in their new gallery 2 space – olive47’s bonita bonita (featured) a couple of weeks back to a packed Portland crowd. Over 400 individual works went into the postcard show with 200 artists providing postcard sized works. The work was hung on the walls in grids of 24 cards, each echoing the aspect ratio of the individual works themselves as each work was 6×4 inches. The variance of work encompassed photography […]
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Releases: Josh Keyes x Tiny Showcase – “Dawn II”

Continuing his collaboration with Tiny Showcase, Josh Keyes (interviewed) has chosen another image for his current print release – Dawn II. On sale through Tuesday, May 7th, the open timed release edition is available as a framed or unframed version. For his charity, Keyes has chosen to donate $10 dollars from each print sold to the Boston-based Artists For Humanity. Head over here if you are interested. Discuss Josh Keyes here.
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Previews: “Wider than a postcard” @ Breeze Block Gallery

On the back of his Space//Form group exhibition last year (covered), Arrested Motion’s Sven Davis is working with Breeze Block Gallery in Portland again on another huge group event entitled Wider than a postcard. With over 200 artists and 400 individual works, this exhibition looks to be both bigger than the previous event and also smaller at the same time as all of the artworks are postcard sized at 6×4 inches. Each artist is either making work on a found / owned postcard and adapting / adding […]
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Releases: Josh Keyes – “Lifted II” Print

The Portland-based Josh Keyes (interviewed) recently shared a tantalizing new photo of his next print release. You may recognize the painting as Lifted II from his recent showing (covered) at the Roq La Rue Gallery in Seattle – a wise choice as that was one of the strongest images from the show and certainly a favorite of many we talked to. No complete details yet but it sounds like the edition size is 150 with the size 24″ x 19.5.” Make sure you sign up on the mailing list […]
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Releases: VNA 20

If you haven’t read the recent issue of VNA, now might be the time to make your purchase. With issue 20 covering a wide range of artists who have frequented the pages of AM like cover artist RETNA (see video here), Greg Simkins, Neckface, Smash 137, Josh Keyes, ABOVE, and more, you will be sure to find something that interests you. Too bad the special Ronzo Christmas wrapping paper is out of stock, but you can still enjoy the magazine by buying it here.  
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Openings: Josh Keyes @ Roq La Rue

Last night in Seattle, after quickly selling out his charity print release, Josh Keyes (interviewed) drew back the curtains on an intriguing new collection of paintings that had been in the works for a while. Expanding on the imagery introduced at the end of last year with his Exodus 1 piece (which also made the show on loan from the collector), the Portland-based artist took a nostalgic look back at the influential visits to the Barnum & Bailey circus as a child, but through the lens of the less innocent […]