Tuesday, February 01, 2011

February 3 Westside Art Openings

Wondering what to do tonight? Free? Wonder no longer.

Christine Clark has been infecting metal students at Oregon College of Arts and Crafts with contemporary for some time. Her own work has run recently to very detailed wire constructions. The work is at the Nine Gallery inside Blue Sky, an artist formed and run gallery specializing in installation and contemporary work. The Nine Gallery inside Blue Sky 122 NW 8th

Courier Coffee continues its art program with a group show. The space alternates between guest curators and guest artists. This show, themed Intuition, includes Portland, Austin, SF, LA, Guatemala and other contributions. DJ from House of Records spinning international rock, soul and funk. At Courier Coffee. 923 SW Oak 5PM-late

The revenge of the Oregon Painting Society is a double show at PSU. Society collective member Jason Traeger shows New Perspectives in Cave Painting. Painting Society proper shows now you c me now you don't / joker n the deck. Trager in Autzen Gallery - Second floor, PSU Neuberger Hall, Room 205, 724 SW Harrison Society in AB Lobby Gallery, PSU Art Department Building Lobby, 2000 SW 5th. While you are there check another show in the upstairs gallery. All three, 5PM-8

PDX Contemporary has word geometry by Victoria Haven from Seattle. The work is elegant and minimal, perfect for PDX. At PDX Contemporary Art www.pdxcontemporaryart.com 925 NW Flanders Map early close 8PM

Laura Russo Gallery has Whitney Nye, known for finely detailed collage paintings, with a field of repeating elements. At Laura Russo Gallery www.laurarusso.com 805 NW 21st

P:ear has work by Jennifer Mercede, Flora S. Bowley, Sarah Cruise, Mia Nolting and Nicole Linde working with P:ear youth. At P:EAR www.pearmentor.org 338 NW 6th

Off the Westside art grid, Appendix Project Space on Alberta has a performance 4More by Carlos Gonzalez. Always a lively spot for experimental performance. At Appendix Project Space. On the alley between 26th and 27th, South of Alberta. www.appendixspace.com Map 6-10ish Free

And stop by the Everett Lofts...