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  • Beautiful Bizarre’s “Femme to Femme Fatale”

    Beautiful Bizarre’s “Femme to Femme Fatale”

      Beautiful Bizarre Magazine presents a brand new group show entitled Femme to Femme Fatale. Hosted by Modern Eden Gallery in San Francisco, the compelling collection features 60 pieces of artwork exploring the idea of the modern woman. “The beau…
    - 16 Sep 16, 9:00am -
  • Aleksandra Kabakova

    Aleksandra Kabakova

      The souls and emotion of nature is captured in the ink drawings of Aleksandra Kabakova. Through intimately detailed line work, the Russian illustrator captures various moods of each environment she creates. The scenes wave between a lonely melanch…
    - 15 Sep 16, 9:00am -
  • Alea Hurst’s Societal Masks

    Alea Hurst’s Societal Masks

      Usually we wear masks to disguise ourselves, to hide some of who we are. Though, in the case of these paintings from Alea Hurst, the masks reveal much more. The Atlanta based artist paints with oil on fabric with bits of her figures exposing the…
    - 14 Sep 16, 9:00am -
  • JoKa’s Provenance Crux

    JoKa’s Provenance Crux

        Hyper pointillism painter JoKa brings us along as he creates one of his newest works in this time lapse video.       Attack JoKa! http://dotjoka.com YouTube Facebook Instagram Twitter Other recent works from JoKa
    - 13 Sep 16, 9:21am -
  • TRIAD Pop Up Book from Junko Mizuno

    TRIAD Pop Up Book from Junko Mizuno

      Illustrator Junko Mizuno gives extra life to her iconic characters in a new pop-up book titled Triad. Published with Poposition Press, Triad features The Nurse, The Witch and The Wrestler in the world of Mizuno’s signature art style. Ten pieces…
    - 12 Sep 16, 9:12am -
  • Childhood Memories of Gabriella Barouch

    Childhood Memories of Gabriella Barouch

      One can not help but to be struck with an air of childhood nostalgia when viewing the illustrations of Gabriella Barouch. A slightly muted color pallet of neutral tones emit a warmth that emphasize the highly detailed cast of characters in this im…
    - 10 Sep 16, 11:15am -
  • Jeremiah Ketner

    Jeremiah Ketner

      The vividly colored ladies of Jeremiah Ketner’s paintings are instantly recognizable. They are dreamy, adorned with flowers, have a child-like innocence unique to each of them. The Chicago artist draws a lot of design and motif inspiration from…
    - 8 Sep 16, 10:30am -
  • Joshua Flint’s Nostalgia

    Joshua Flint’s Nostalgia

      Painter Joshua Flint explores ideas of the in between, a threshold where humanity stands among all types of change around themselves.  With the use of images from old sources such as digitized museum archives and vintage shops, a decaying nostal…
    - 6 Sep 16, 9:31am -
  • Style in the Dark – Katarzyna Widmańska

    Style in the Dark – Katarzyna Widmańska

      Katarzyna Widmańska is a Polish photographer blurring the line between fine art and fashion photography. Striking beauties are poised for the shot yet, there is an edge to the presentation as a darker narrative is presented. These subtle elements…
    - 4 Sep 16, 8:51am -
  • Evgeniya Golik

    Evgeniya Golik

      Under the pen name “Evgola” artist Evgeniya Golik connects us to a realm of fantasies. Evgola’s paintings take a nod from the European Renaissance and old fairy tales. Gold accents highlight the portraits of the mystical beings that stare b…
    - 3 Sep 16, 2:07pm -


  • Modern Masterpieces at Pacific Northwest Ballet

    Modern Masterpieces at Pacific Northwest Ballet

    Modern Masterpieces, Pacific Northwest Ballet March 15-24, 2013 Modern Masterpieces is a collection of four dances, three by acknowledged masters George Balanchine, Ulysses Dove and Twyla Tharp. The evening’s wild card was a world premiere called M…
    - 18 Mar 13, 12:27pm -
  • “All Premiere” at Pacific Northwest Ballet

    “All Premiere” at Pacific Northwest Ballet

    Pacific Northwest Ballet’s All Premiere program was a bit like an old Mickey Rooney movie. You know the one, where everyone comes together to put on a stirring show. In this case, PNB Artistic Director Peter Boal invited three of his dancers to joi…
    - 14 Nov 12, 3:59pm -
  • Amy O’Neal’s Innovative, Daring and Original Dance/Performance

    Amy O’Neal’s Innovative, Daring and Original Dance/Performance

    The title is a mouthful. The Most Innovative, Daring, and Original Piece of Dance/Performance You Will See This Decade. Amy O’Neal meant it to be tongue in cheek, but her evening length work is most definitely innovative, original and daring. Over…
    - 15 Oct 12, 4:47pm -
  • Mark Morris Dance Group at On The Boards

    Mark Morris Dance Group at On The Boards

    One hour before showtime. A line snaked down the stairs and up the block from On the Boards front door on Roy Street, on Seattle’s Lower Queen Anne. A harried OTB staff member corralled the crowd into two lines: season subscribers and will call pic…
    - 8 Oct 12, 12:44pm -
  • Mike Simi at Season

    Mike Simi at Season

    Normally when one reviews an art show, the venue in which the art is displayed is not part of the story.  Modern galleries and museums go to great lengths to keep their settings neutral; art is shown on blank walls carefully separated from windows,…
    - 16 Aug 12, 6:47pm -
  • If Chairs Could Speak: Roy McMakin at Western Bridge

    If Chairs Could Speak: Roy McMakin at Western Bridge

    The Roy McMakin exhibition at Western Bridge completely turned my head around regarding his work. Before this show I’d seen McMakin’s pieces in a number of group and solo exhibitions, but I hadn’t been able to quite figure out what he was up to…
    - 15 Jun 12, 3:16pm -
  • Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Encore, or Farewell to Lucien Postlewaite

    Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Encore, or Farewell to Lucien Postlewaite

    Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Encore, or Lucien Postlewaite’s Farewell By Marcie Sillman How do you say goodbye to someone whose artistry has challenged and delighted you, provided moments of transcendent beauty and pure emotion, opened your eyes to…
    - 11 Jun 12, 4:18pm -
  • Everett DuPen at the Museum of Northwest Art

    Everett DuPen at the Museum of Northwest Art

    When the Seattle City Council was searching for a site for a new skateboard park at Seattle Center, their first idea was to replace a very period fountain from the 1962 World’s Fair near the center of the campus called the Fountain of Creation. The…
    - 23 May 12, 6:05pm -
  • Approaching Ecstasy
    Approaching Ecstasy/Whim W’him and the Esoterics By Marcie Sillman Esoterics’ Founding Director Eric Banks says the collaboration between dance company Whim W’him and his vocal group, The Esoterics, was, perhaps, destined. After all, he pointed…
    - 22 May 12, 12:07pm -
  • Goodbye, Lucien Postelwaite

    Goodbye, Lucien Postelwaite

    Goodbye Lucien Postelwaite By Marcie Sillman Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Seattle dance fans, will say goodbye to one of the city’s finest dancers this summer. PNB Principal Dancer Lucien Postelwaite leaves the company in June, to join Les Ballets…
    - 2 Apr 12, 4:18pm -

Artist's Network

  • Art Bound Podcast, Ep. 1: Art & The Fear of Failure
    It’s a question every artist is familiar with: Am I good enough? In this first episode of Artists Network’s Art Bound podcast, host Doug Kacena sits down with two incredible artists, Daisy Patton and Quang Ho, to discuss dealing with the fear of…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Sep 20, 2:12am -
  • 3 Artists Who Switched to Acrylic Paint
    Carole Malcolm, Bruno Capolongo and Patti Brady share their stories of transitioning from other mediums to acrylic paint. By Maureen Bloomfield From Watercolor to Acrylic: Carole Malcolm After having painted for years in watercolor, Carole Malcolm st…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Sep 20, 2:12am -
  • Build Atmosphere in a Watercolor Landscape Painting: A Demo
    The interplay of warm and cool colors sets the temperature and builds atmosphere in a landscape painting. By Catherine Hillis |Sponsored| Color temperature refers to how warm or cool a color is, depending on where it’s situated on the color wheel.…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Sep 20, 2:08am -
  • A Peek into the Art Rental Business
    Did you know that artwork can be rented for staging rather than just sold? By Daniel Grant We’ve talked about selling art, but it’s also the case that art can help sell other things. Enter the world of art staging. Real estate developers, for…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Sep 20, 2:13am -
  • Meet Artists Weekly, Our New, Content-Packed Newsletter
    Hi, wonderful artists! We’ve got a few cool things up our sleeve for the end of September and beyond, and we couldn’t be more excited. Our editorial newsletter, which previously included just one story and was sent to your inbox every Monday and…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Sep 20, 2:04am -
  • How to Speak the Language of Color
    A solid understanding of hue, chroma, value, and temperature — combined with playful experimentation — translates to color fluency. By Jeanne Rosier Smith Among artists, we pastelists seem to have a special relationship with color, drawn to the m…
    - 11 days ago, 14 Sep 20, 2:12am -
  • Treat Yourself With Art Workshops and Retreats
    Stepping back from the demands of everyday life can inspire leaps in creativity. The post Treat Yourself With Art Workshops and Retreats appeared first on Artists Network.
    - 16 days ago, 9 Sep 20, 2:10am -
  • The Art of Holding Back in Watercolor Portraits
    Asheville, N.C., artist Melanie Norris employs a restraint in her watercolor portraits, painting just enough detail to capture a likeness. View some of these captivating works here, and read more about her in the April 2015 issue of Watercolor Artist…
    - 18 days ago, 7 Sep 20, 2:05am -
  • Ditch the Details! Paint in a More Impressionistic Style: A Demo
    To paint with that that quintessential impressionistic style, there are two major principles to follow: ditch the details, and paint the way you see.The post Ditch the Details! Paint in a More Impressionistic Style: A Demo appeared first on Artists…
    - 23 days ago, 2 Sep 20, 2:15am -
  • 11 Ways to Catch a Juror’s Eye
    What is the secret to that intangible “wow factor”? Here are 10 things you can do to make sure your painting is one of the stand-outs.The post 11 Ways to Catch a Juror’s Eye appeared first on Artists Network.
    - 25 days ago, 31 Aug 20, 2:01am -


  • EK Interview Revisit: Rocío Montoya

    EK Interview Revisit: Rocío Montoya

    Rocío Montoya‘s work is intriguing, her collages are a melange of emotion, pattern, and color. Her subjects are eye-catching and her backgrounds, though sometimes stark, serve to draw the viewer in and highlight her discussion. Check out her inter…
    - 27 Mar 19, 11:30am -
  • EK Interview Revisit: Steve Salo

    EK Interview Revisit: Steve Salo

    Big brush strokes. Fat chunks of paint. The work of Steve Salo colorful as hell and incredibly human in its expression. Check out his interview: Where in Australia are you from? How would you describe the emotional culture of where you grew up? Is it…
    - 25 Mar 19, 11:30am -
  • Microneedling: Is It Worth the Hype?

    Microneedling: Is It Worth the Hype?

    Beierplasm pen k85 beierplasm pen k85 Microneedling is a dermaroller procedure that uses small needles to prick the skin. The purpose of treatment is to generate new collagen and skin tissue for smoother, firmer, more toned skin. Microneedling is mos…
    - 31 Jan 19, 1:48am -
  • Born Just Now with Robert Adanto

    Born Just Now with Robert Adanto

    Robert Adanto’s new art documentary Born Just Now delves into the life and performance work of Marta Jovanović, a Belgrade-based artist struggling to cope with the pain accompanying the end of an eight-year marriage. Through several performances,…
    - 6 May 18, 3:20am -
  • EK MoviePass Interview with Ted Farnsworth

    EK MoviePass Interview with Ted Farnsworth

    If you’re a cinephile that enjoys going to movies on a regular basis, your golden ticket to movie theater heaven has just arrived.. with a moviepass.com membership, you get to watch a movie a day.. every day if you want. All for $9.95 a month! *Wwh…
    - 7 Sep 17, 9:53pm -
  • Yung Cheng Lin

    Yung Cheng Lin

    The raw and peculiar fine art photographer Yung Cheng Lin is Tainan, Taiwan based. He has a calming yet straight forward approach when it comes to contorting and distorting his viewers. Lin has been featured on Empty Kingdom numerous times and we als…
    - 24 Jul 17, 3:44pm -
  • Jacqueline Secor Interview

    Jacqueline Secor Interview

    We got a chance to interview an up-and-coming artist we believe has a depth and potential to be a very positive force for women, their bodies, and for the art world in general. Ladies and gentlemen, meet Jacqueline Secor. She is a mixed media artist…
    - 4 May 17, 1:24pm -
  • EK Podcast Interview: Embers & Dust

    EK Podcast Interview: Embers & Dust

    Just longer than 9 minutes, this short film takes the viewer back to the evening of October 30th, 1938 where Orson Welles’ voice was vibrating across radio waves, bringing word of an invading alien army from Mars. And although the audio was perform…
    - 3 Feb 17, 3:20pm -
  • EK Podcast: Jenny Suen Interview

    EK Podcast: Jenny Suen Interview

    Hello lovely listeners! today we have the pleasure of sitting down with Jenny Suen! She is a talented young director, producer, and artist hailing from Hong Kong! We talk about the nature of art, criticism, life, and the her collaborations with the f…
    - 14 Nov 16, 3:21am -
  • ICON


    ICON is a portrait series photographed by Evelyn Bencicova and Marek Wurfl who are both based out of Bratislava, Slovakia. evelynbencicova.com marekwurfl.com
    - 3 Nov 16, 8:00am -

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  • End of June Links
    I've been traveling (will be so glad to be back in Portland) but that pile of Summer reviews is coming very soon. Till then let's look at how June is signing off:The New Museum is going to expand and Rem Koolhaas will be the architect. Couple of…
    - 30 Jun 19, 4:43am -
  • Summer Artist Opportunities

    Summer Artist Opportunities

    I've been very critical of how most of Portland's cultural institutions provide rungs of support and cultivate artists by being too doctriniare, conservative and overall not willing to get behind artists whose work questions the status quo by having…
    - 21 Jun 19, 10:38pm -
  • Early June Links
    I have a massive polyglot of reviews (and some even larger pieces, like my 20 year lookback etc.) for you PORT readers but to get you warmed up here's whats going on.So what happens when a prominent up and coming artist uses someone's photo of abu…
    - 11 Jun 19, 10:20pm -
  • City survey left out the Arts, add them back!

    City survey left out the Arts, add them back!

    So the beleaguered Mayor of Portland, Ted Wheeler's city survey completely leaves out all mention of the arts as a form of civic participation. That's a tone deaf oversight (sorry Ted I believe you are a talented admin but do you know what makes Po…
    - 30 May 19, 7:39pm -
  • Late May Institutional Links
    It's safe to say we are in a time of institutional upending, where things are being simultaneously being reconfigured, hollowed out or outright destroyed. Most of it seems knee jerk, follow the parade, performing public wokeness, a war on expertise…
    - 25 May 19, 5:03pm -
  • Time>Space>Place


    AmazonComPandaTreeLoraZombieFineArt by Jeannette MillPortland's art scene has taken some hits lately but it also has new venues and a continuing tradition as an incubator of new talent. So instead of celebrating failures head out to see this new ve…
    - 17 May 19, 8:26pm -
  • Early May links
    I've been making the rounds to a lot of galleries and polishing up several think pieces. Till those are ready (soon) here are some links:The Venice Biennale is a kind of barometer for the art world but to my eyes it still seems to be stuck in the…
    - 6 May 19, 7:49pm -
  • Ending April Institutional Links
    Whether or not it is fair, most major art institutions are caught in a crossfire these days, whether its forming a line to march in the woke parade, a sense that the 1% has unfairly rigged things too well or artwashing. Things are tense or at least…
    - 30 Apr 19, 2:08pm -
  • Weekend Picks

    Weekend Picks

    Just some of the Northern Lights exhibition at the Portland Japanese GardenGuest curated by Sachiko Matsuyama, Northern Lights: Ceramic Art of Hokkaido, features works by 21 established artists of the Hokkaido Pottery Society, with additional works…
    - 28 Apr 19, 1:11pm -
  • Thoughts on Tuski leaving PNCA

    Thoughts on Tuski leaving PNCA

    Outgoing PNCA President Don TuskiThe news today that Don Tuski, current President of PNCA is leaving the school after only 3 years wasnt unexpected (certain exchanges then lack of follow up were a tell). First, higher education in general is in an…
    - 25 Apr 19, 5:17pm -

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