Thursday, August 03, 2017

August 4 Eastside Openings+

Maya Vivas has Beauty in Fragility, two bodies of work: Radical Emergence: An exploration in adaptation, sensuality, & abundance and Black: Dissected & Articulated. At 7pm there is a poetry reading by t.a. edwards from her series The Ugliest Girl in The World. An artist talk & closing reception is 7PM August 25th. At 1015 SE Stark 6PM-9 Free

Butters has an anniversary group show by Dorothy Goode, Ted Katz, Julie Rall, Marlana Stoddard-Hayes, Elise Wagner, Rick Stare, Brenda Mallory, David Geiser, Jeffrey Butters, Deborah Gillis, Michael Kessler and Stephanie Shank. It is a good opportunity to survey the aesthetics of the gallery. At Butters Gallery 157 NE Grand 6PM-8 Free

Girls of Summer is work by Alea Bone, Stephanie Brockway, Heide Davis. At Redux 811 E Burnside 6PM-9:30 Free

Shades of Gray is a monochrome show of primarily landscapes. At Black Box Gallery 811 E Burnside, Suite 212 upstairs Early close 5PM-8 Free

All at 811 East Burnside Map

Slater Herman has Images of Nothing, actually photographs of everyday items found traveling in the US. At Pushdot Studio 2505 SE 11th Avenue Suite 104 6PM-9 Free

Chefas has cartoon-like paintings themed on pop culture. At Stephanie Chefas Projects 305 SE 3rd Ave #202 - the City Sign Building, formerly a low cost artist space Map. 6PM-9 Free

Breaking the Mold are slip-cast ceramics works that take advantage of the resolution of porcelain, but on projects that would not be practical in mass slip-cast production. Artists are Julian F. Bond, Jeff Campana, Sharan Elran, Kyle Johns, Joris Link, and Peter Pincus. At Eutectic Gallery 1930 NE Oregon 6PM-9 Free

Daniel H Wilson has a PhD in robotics. He's better known for his fiction works about robots and AI. He speaks tonight on his new thriller The Clockwork Dynasty. Could there be human-like machines hidden among us for centuries? Discovering that is the quest of an anthropologist. More anthropologist protagonists? Yes! At Powell's Burnside 1005 W Burnside 7:30PM Free