Thursday, June 01, 2017

June 1 Westside Art Openings+

Wendy Ewald is an early era social practice artist. That garnered a McArthur and participation in the 1997 Whitney. This is Where I Live is her project of photographs from 14 communities over three years in Israel and the West Bank. The 400 images were made by the people there. Ima Mfon has Nigerian Identity, portraits of Nigerians living in the US. At Blue Sky Gallery Map 122 NW 8th 6PM-9 Free

James Florschutz has sculptures and Chris Johanson has prints ranging over many years. At Augen Gallery 716 NW Davis early close 8 Free

Japanese photographer Masao Yamamoto has a show of primarily monochrome animal images. At PDX Contemporary Art 925 NW Flanders Map early close 8PM Free

Morehshin Allahyari has She Who Sees the Unknown: Huma, her reimagined dark goddess sculptures in 3d and in video. At UpFor Gallery 929 NW Flanders early close 6PM-8 Free

Anna Fidler has her paper collage characters attached to paintings of surreal landscape. At Charles Hartman Fine Art 134 NW 8th early close 8PM Free

The Crow Shadow print studio has a group show by contemporary Native American artists. Benny Fountain also shows paintings. At Froelick Gallery 714 NW Davis early close 8 Free

Heidi Schwegler, Andrea Furtado, Keylay Tukor, Jason Traeger and Rachel Oleson have a group show at the Thru Gallery 1706 NW Glisan, Suite 7. 6PM-9 Free

PNCA is recommended to stop in. The BFA thesis show is up now. At PNCA 511 NW Broadway Map 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

S1 reopens in its new space with Sidony O'Niel's ;; NÉANMOINS UNE CATACHRÈSE. She will be the artist in residence in June and July. At S1, formerly Multiplex, 7320 NE Sandy Map 7:30PM-10 Free