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Today’s Events

  • 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

Lisa Jarrett, Melanie Stevens

At Russo Lee Gallery

Wed, Sep 05 to Sat, Sep 29

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Imagining Home -100 exercises in empathy (Part 3) by Lisa Jarrett is a participatory drawing project. Jarrett invited select participants to take turns creating an imaginary homeland from the same wad of her hair. The resulting three-dimensional drawings were then photocopied to create the two-dimensional maps presented in the exhibition. These maps are both symbols and questions. 

On View by Melanie Stevens presents the fifth iteration of If You’re Watching This, It’s Too Late. This multi-media work combines copper etchings of images ripped from popular news media, then screen printed onto fabrics. The installation as a whole is both a nod to the editorial illustration often found in newsprint, as well as a call and response to daily current events as they were happening in the moment. This work began in 2016 and has shown four times in Portland, with a new section added each time. The installation currently extends to over one hundred feet.

For the month of September, the Russo Lee Gallery will present Phantom Limbs by gallery artist Samantha Wall. Phantom Limbs is an exploration of family identity, cultural history, and loss. The drawing exhibition interweaves portraiture with Korean ritual narratives, summoning the past in order to decipher the present.

EventLisa Jarrett, Melanie Stevens
DateWednesday, September 5, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, September 29, 2018 (All day)
LocationRusso Lee Gallery Map
Address805 NW 21st Ave, Portland
More Infohttp://www.russoleegallery.com