José Carlos Tassara from Peru puts the international in Worksound with his exposition Amigos Imaginarios.
In many countries, advertising selects Western models or models with with Western features in contrast to indigenous faces. This creates an unnecessary distortion of culture, even destructive.
The artist creates concrete sculptures inspired by indigenous faces, in units multiplied and repeated. He is also known for surreal illustrations.
At Worksound www.worksoundpdx.com 820 SE Alder Map 6PM-9 Free
One is the first year retrospective group show of all the artists exhibiting at the gallery. That includes John Felix Arnold III, Alexandra Becker-Black, David Bray, Brian Donnelly, Lola Dupre, Delfin Finley, Shawn Huckins, Dan Lam, Mike Lee, Mako Miyamoto, Nathan McKee, Jeff Ramirez, Erik Mark Sandberg and Betsy Walton. www.stephaniechefas.com/one-an-anniversary-group-exhibit/ At Stephanie Chefas Projects www.stephaniechefas.com 305 SE 3rd Ave #202 - the City Sign Building, formerly a low cost artist space Map. 6PM-9 Free