Wednesday, May 03, 2017

May 4 Westside Art Openings

Aleksey Kondratyev has Ice Fishers, photographs on the Ishim River in Kazakhstan of improvised fishing shelters. Seiya Bowen has Nadachi, portraits of the town in Japan of her grandparents. Many rural Japanese town are becoming ghost towns as the birthrate declines and city living attracts. At Blue Sky Gallery Map 122 NW 8th 6PM-9 Free

Quiet Until Something Falls is a collaborative installation between Maggie Heath and Emily Wobb. They are known for their Bronco Gallery project. At Erickson Gallery 9 NW 2nd 6PM-8 Free

Gregg Renfrow has minimal translucent washes on acrylic panels and Amanda Wojick has 2d collages and sculptures. At Elizabeth Leach Gallery 417 NW 9th Map 6PM-9 Free

Williamson Knight is a new gallery birthed from the respected Cherry & Lucic. Social Learning Theory is Sheida Soleimani's work commenting on women executed by the government of Iran. At Williamson|Knight 916 NW Flanders 6pm-8 Free

Sasha Barr has bright graphic work. He was the graphics director for Sub Pop back in the day. At gallery 135, 135 NW Park 6PM-8 Free

Yoonhee Choi has Sift, her trademark pinned wall sculptures along with abstract oil and beeswax paintings by Roya Motamedi. At Blackfish Gallery 420 NW 9th 6PM-9 Free

Everett Lofts are recommended as always. It's easier for you to see them all than for me to write suggestions. Some close as early as 9PM. At the Everett Lofts 625 NW Everett. Bounded by NW Everett, Broadway, Flanders and 6th Map closing ranges from 9PM-10:30ish

PNCA is recommended to stop in. They have long time cycle shows and pop ups distributed throughout the building. PNCA 511 NW Broadway Map 6PM-9 Free