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  • Jan 2
    Field of View 2018 Artist Residency Exhibition Jan 02 to Feb 24 @Wolff Gallery
  • Jan 3
    Rebecca Reeve - Sun Breathing Jan 03 to Mar 02 @Upfor Gallery
  • Jan 22
    Terrell James, Ritsuko Ozeki Jan 22 to Mar 02 @Froelick Gallery
  • Jan 31
    Paula Blackwell, Hanna Traynham, Celeste LeBlanc Jan 31 to Feb 26 @Guardino Gallery
  • Feb 1
    Mike Smith Paintings Feb 01 to Feb 24 @Attic Gallery
  • Feb 1
    The Pink Show Feb 01 to Feb 22 @Splendorporium
  • Feb 5
    Meet the Makers Feb 05 to Mar 03 @Waterstone Gallery
  • Feb 6
    Meet the Makers Feb 06 to Mar 03 @Waterstone Gallery
  • Feb 7
    Harry Callahan: Eleanor Feb 07 to Mar 16 @Charles A. Hartman Fine Art
  • Feb 7
    John David Forsgren, Julia Mangold Feb 07 to Mar 30 @Elizabeth Leach Gallery

Portland Area Art Events

WednesdaySep 05

Amy Stephens

At Upfor Gallery

Wed, Sep 05 to Sat, Oct 27

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AMY STEPHENS
LAND | RELAND [PORTLAND]

Preview reception Wednesday, September 5, 5:30 to 7:30pm (artist present)
First Thursday opening September 6, 6:00 to 8:00pm (artist present)
First Thursday art walk October 4, 6:00 to 8:00 pm

THE WORK
For her first solo exhibition in the United States, London-based artist Amy Stephens presents a series of totemic forms incorporating objects and imagery sourced from nature, as well as steel and acrylic forms that respond to architectural features in the gallery. Stephens approaches sculpture with a minimalist aesthetic, working intuitively to create assemblages from materials suggestive of urban living. These materials are often sourced from local landscapes or by re-appropriating from previous works.

This approach is typical of her practice: through encompassing diverse media and methods of creation, Stephens’ main concern is with the reclamation of natural objects, architecture, the temporary nature of ‘things’ and minimalist aesthetics. In juxtaposing objects and textures from nature with materials and forms from urban architecture, Stephens aims to explore shifting patterns of meaning and the potential for narrative in how we understand relationships between landscape, architecture and sculpture.

EventAmy Stephens
DateWednesday, September 5, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, October 27, 2018 (All day)
LocationUpfor Gallery Map
Address929 NW Flanders St, Portland
More Infohttp://www.upforgallery.com/