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The Changing Easel — January

Check this space on the last week of each month for news about art exhibits and local artists


by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Linda Terhark's watercolors are on exhibit at Nancy's Kitchen during the month of January.The Art Gym, Marylhurst College — Two exhibits begin Jan. 13 with an opening reception from 3 to 5 p.m. Kelly Rauer’s exhibition Weight is a multi-channel video installation that uses projections and monitors. During the past year, Rauer videotaped herself dancing in her studio at different times of day, responding to the changing quality of natural and artificial light. Samantha Wall’s exhibit, Laid to Rest, focuses on a single female figure. Wall has created a set of drawings that grow out of selected video stills as they explore the emotional and cultural underpinnings of gesture. The exhibits will continue through Feb. 14. A gallery talk is planned for noon on Jan. 31.

The Mayer Gallery, Marylhurst campus — The Mayer Gallery in the Mayer Art Building will exhibit student art and photos associated with the Hi:Europa 2012 travel study trip to Scandinavia. The exhibit will hang through the month of January.

Lakewood Center Foyer Gallery — 369 S. State St., Lake Oswego. The new exhibit space will present the art of Ruth Armitage and Mary Dennis through Jan. 9. The art of Sally Bills Bailey and Kathy Martin will hang from Jan. 9 through March 4. Bailey and Martin specialize in shape and color; both are intense travelers and reveal the world in their individual interpretations in paint and textiles.

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Dave Haslett's stone sculptures are on display at 510 Museum and Artspace.Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery, Lewis & Clark College — 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road, Portland. The Fighting Men exhibit will showcase Leon Golub, Peter Voulkos and Jack Kirby. The exhibit combines Golub’s paintings, Voulkos’ ceramics and Kirby’s cartoons in an exhibit that probes images of violence and masculinity through art. The exhibit runs through March 3.

Watzek Library, Lewis & Clark College — E. McKnight Kauffer, Gwen Raverat and the Illustration of Modernity. This exhibit explores artistic responses to rapid change in the period before World War II. The exhibit runs through May and is open daily from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

510 Museum and Art Space — 510 First St. in Lake Oswego. Opening Jan. 11 is an exhibit of Dave Haslett, Agnes Forgo Kovacs and Sonja Donnelly’s art. Haslett works in a variety of stones — granite, basalt, olivine and marble — to create sculptures of contrasting texture and light. Donnelly’s acrylic paintings of alluring women are evocative of Alphonse Mucha’s art nouveau style of the early 20th century. An opening reception is planned for Jan. 11 from 5 to 8 p.m.

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Sally Bills Bailey's watercolors including this piece, Painting Outside the Lines, are on exhibit at the new Lakewood Center Foyer Gallery.Nancy’s Kitchen — 1611 NW Glisan, Portland. The exhibit will showcase the watercolors of Lake Oswego artist Linda Terhark. Her paintings depict scenes from Southern France and flower still lifes imitates that feature materials and memorabilia Terhark purchased during her travels to India, China, Mexico and Southeast Asia. The exhibit will run through January. Viewing hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Oregon Jewish Museum — 1953 NW Kearney, Portland. The exhibit, Showing Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women, will run through Feb. 17. This exhibition of original drawings, full comic books and graphic novels presents the powerful work of artists whose intimate and complex work has influenced the world of comics over the last four decades.

Viewing hours are Tuesday to Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. General admission is $6; $4 for students. Members and children younger than 12 are admitted free. For more information, call 503-226-3600.

Realty Trust Group — 600 A Ave., Lake Oswego. The exhibit will showcase the art of 25 members of the Lake Area Artists through February. Call for date of opening reception, 503-675-3300.

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Creaception by Allan Oliver is one of the pieces presented at Trinity Cathedral during January. The show includes art by  27 artists created on the theme 'Lively Wind that Woke Creation.'Trinity Cathedral Arts — Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 147 NW 19th Ave., Portland. Presenting a juried show celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Rosales organ; 27 artists will show their interpretations of the theme “Lively Wind that Woke Creation,” which is the title of a hymn commissioned by Trinity for the Rosales organ. An opening reception will be held Jan. 11 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., and will feature live music, including a jazz rendition of the Lively Wind hymn.