Wednesday, May 19, 2010

May 21 PSU MFA's, NAAU, Relish

Social practice artist Ariana Jacob presents her MFA thesis, Let's Talk About It. It's in the new video gallery by the lobby in the 5th Avenue building. Opening reception, New Video Gallery, 2000 SW 5th Ave. 6PM-9

Lori Gilbert also takes over the Autzen for her MFA thesis, Existential-ish. Autzen Gallery, 2nd floor PSU Neuberger Hall, Room 205. 724 SW Harrison 6PM-9 Free

The New American Art Union is hosting a one night group show "InterSection: the lines that brought us here". Working with themes touch, seeing, understanding, listening, forgiveness and love; artists Lindsay Kennedy, Gary Wiseman, Tahni Holt, Seth Nehil, Ty Ennis and Rikki Rothenberg, respectively, trace the evolution of some of their own work. At New American Art Union 922 SE Ankeny 6-9 Free

Relish Design, outpost for elegant and sustainable design research, hosts its eighth anniversary this evening. Relish maintains close connections to Portland's visual arts world and architects. But it is primarily a champion of small and very small production objects such as jewelery and home items with a Northern Italian, Scandinavian and Japanese aesthetic. 1715 NW Lovejoy. 5PM-9 Free