Friday, March 06, 2015

March 6 Eastside Art Openings+

We don't really fetishize bones as decoration in NW culture. Or I don't. In the past there were reliquaries and relics in Christian culture. Probably others. Perhaps in the Southwest, skulls are a thing. Jason Borders thinks otherwise. He carves skulls and other bones with dense curvilinear illustrations. Tonight he shows them. If you're still craving art after visiting Eutectic, it's near. At steampunk central Old Portland Hardware & Architectural 700 NE 22nd 6PM-9 Free

Good has a group show of Sasquatch-themed art. At Good:a gallery 4325 N Mississippi 6PM-9 Free

Tsuyoshi Uenaka visits from Japan. He is the 11th and most recent generation ceramicists in his family. His village has one of the oldest kilns in Japan, making ceramics for the imperial court. He is part of the Stoked, wood-fired ceramics show. At Eutectic Gallery 1930 NE Oregon 6PM-9 Free

Response Response is a show by Linda Kliewer and Ryan Patrick Krueger, work separated by 20-40 years in its making. It explores the queer experience between then and now. At HQHQ Project Space 232 SE Oak St #108 7PM-9 Free

Achieving and Underlining Too Many Dinner Parties is a show tonight of four this month. Tonight is Lewis and Clark MFA artists in flight at Surplus Space. The artists are Joseph Arzt, Olivia Cater, Liz Finch, Kelsey Gray, Malcolm Hecht, Kristina Nelson, Leah Reusch, Lilly Kiser Taylor and Clio Wilde. What a great way to fill the space. The series rotates weekly through this month with artists from different schools each weekend. At Surplus Space 3726 NE 7th 6PM-9 Free

Taro Masushio has Untitled (re:space between our bodies) at Worksound International tonight. They are pinhole photographs. At Worksound 820 SE Alder Map 6PM-9

The Justseed political poser artist collective, with Portland and Chicago roots, but now worldwide, speaks about their work at the 511 Gallery tonight. At PNCA 511 NW Broadway Map 6:30 Free