Friday, November 06, 2015

November 6 Eastside Art Openings

Cowboy Ghost Watching Me When I Sleep? is a show by Andre Filipek & Carly Mandel. It is inspired by the conflict in the West between the cowboy - don't fence me in; and the farmer - good fences make good neighbors. That seems so long ago. Has that dialectic passed from our culture? Where do the hunter gatherer first people fit in? At False Front Studio 4518 NE 32nd Map 6PM-9ish Free

Ann Ploeger shows her trademark large scale color portraits of barefoot families. It works. At Pushdot Studio 2505 SE 11th Avenue Suite 104 6PM-8 Free

Luminous: Light and Space is a group show of photography, what Black Box does every month. At Black Box Gallery 811 E Burnside, Suite 212 upstairs 5PM-8 Free

Black is Beautiful B.I.B 999 is the documentation of 999 black marker pens by Allister Lee operating as At One Grand Gallery 1000 E Burnside 7PM-10 Free

Ben Huff has The Last Road North, road trip pictures exposed over 5 years on the 499 mile Haul Road between Fairbanks and Prudhoe Bay. There are a lot of dead fossil fueled vehicles abandoned on the side and the road parallels the route of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, which is running out of oil. That is why oil companies are coveting arctic ocean drilling and drilling in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge, the main migration route between Alaska and Canada for caribou. Santa Pictures Not Picked Up: Photographs from the Oregon Historical Society is a collection of 1950s-60s by Earnest Walter Rollins, from Coquille, Oregon, the county seat for Coos County. which is out of logs. At Newspace Photo 1632 SE 10th Map 6PM-9 Free

Eutectic continues Pattern by Adam Field, Kat Hutter & Roger Lee, Forrest Lesch-Middelton, Roberto Lugo, Alexander Matisse, Ken Standhardt and John Vigeland. The theme is surface transformation of ceramics by pattern. At Eutectic Gallery 1930 NE Oregon 6PM-9 Free

Butters has Sourced, a group show of some of their artists: Jeff Fointaine, Bernd Haussmann, Michael Kessler, Marlana Stoddard Hayes and Elise Wagner. 157 NE Grand 6PM-8 Free