Look for this section the last week of each month for news about art exhibits and events.
Allison Inn Sculpture Invitational Sculpture Show 2525 Allison Lane, Newberg. Featuring sculptures from members of the Pacific Northwest Sculptors. The outdoor sculpture show opens June and runs through September. The indoor sculpture show runs June 14 to 16. n
The Art Gym, Marylhurst College Showing Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition. The thesis candidates will give a gallery talk June 6 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The exhibit continues through June 16. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. The annual Art Student Exhibition will be held concurrently in the Mayer Art Building on campus. Both exhibits are free and open to the public.
510 Museum and Art Space 510 First St., Lake Oswego. Showing paintings of Lin Loen and ceramics of Andy Vessely. Loen said she tries to use the principles of the Zen spirit as they apply to art. ... The rejection of perfection, emphasis on simplicity, freedom from rules and ideas implied rather than spelled out. Vesselys love of pottery is infectious and inspiring. He explores the opposite spectrum of clay and glazes for artistic ends. An artists reception will be held June 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. The show continues through June 11. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. n
Bernard C. Chocolates 440 Fifth Street, Lake Oswego. Showing watercolors by Barbara Wagner through June. n
Lakewood Center Foyer Gallery 368 S. State Street, Lake Oswego. In celebration of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Festival of the Arts, enjoy an exhibit of the festivals fine art posters from 1985. The unframed posters will be for sale during the Festival of the Arts June 21 to 23. n
Matthews Gallery 15800 Upper Boones Ferry Road, Lake Oswego. Retrospective of John Waddingham, 1915-2002. The gallery recently acquired the estate collection of the artists work, spanning more than 65 years. More than 200 pieces will be exhibited through June 4. Fine arts auction is scheduled for June 25 at 7 p.m. Preview the art at the gallery the week before. n
Beaverton artist Michael Orwick is offering two workshops and a demonstration, this summer. The first workshop, Painting Coastal Color and Light, will be held June 24 to 28 at Cannon Beach. Cost is $500. The second workshop, Painting Color and Light, Eugene, will be held Aug. 12 to 14 in Eugene. Cost is $300. Orwick will hold a demonstration Aug. 15 in Eugene. Cost is $45. To learn more, visit michaelorwick.com/workshops. n
Lake Oswego artist Mark Randall is now being represented by Matter! Gallery in Olympia, Wash. Learn more at mattergallery.com. n
West Linn artist Jan Rimerman has art in the Portland Art Museum Sales Gallery. n
Oregon Jewish Museum 1953 NW Kearney, Portland. Showing The Immigrant Experience through Sept. 29. Museum hours are Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for students and seniors. Free for members and children under 12. n
Realty Trust Group 600 A Ave., Lake Oswego. Call for current show. 503-675-3300. n
The Stafford Boutique Retirement Community 1200 Overlook Drive, Lake Oswego. Showing the art of artists from Oregon Watercolor Society June 7 to July 3. Artists reception to be held June 7 from 4 to 5 p.m., with music by pianist Stan Lasley. n
West Linn Fine Arts Festival The 14th annual West Linn Fine Arts Festival will be held Aug. 3 and 4 on the Marylhurst University campus. For details and sponsorship opportunities, visit westlinnartsfestival.org. n
West Linn Public Library 1595 Burns St., West Linn. Showing the art of Bente Brown June 2 to 29. Originally from Thailand, Brown received his formal art training at Kasetsart Textile Design. A short stint as a designer for one of the major textile industrialists in Bangkok was enough for him to realize this was not his career path. After exploring some other avenues he started to paint and in that art found meaning and satisfaction. He uses plexiglass to play with light and paper for texture, wrinkles and curls. The exhibit is in the community room and open when not in use and always Sundays noon to 5 p.m.