Look for art news and exhibit information here the last week of every month
Architectural Heritage Center 701 SE Grand Ave. Portland. Showing You are Here, a solo show of Shawn Demarest. Opening reception May 3 from 6 to 8 p.m.
n Art Elements Gallery 604 E. First, Newberg. Showing Lake Oswego artists Susan Greenbaum, Jennifer Pahl and Molly Reeves through May 25. Opening reception April 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. First Friday Artwalk May 3 from 5 to 8 p.m. n
The Art Gym, Marylhurst College Showing Julie Greens The Last Supper: 500 Plates and Buddy Buntings The Prison Industrial Complex. Greens exhibit illustrates the meal requests of U.S. death row inmates. She plans to add 50 plates a year to the collection until capital punishment is abolished. Bunting creates large scale panoramic drawings and watercolors of correctional institutions and prisons in the western United States. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is free. n
Creative Metal Arts Guilds Jewelry and Metal Art Show and Sale Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK Blvd., Portland, April 26 through 28. Free. n
Lake Area Artists Annual Show and Sale Lakewood Center for the Arts, April 26, 27 and 28. Represenitng n
Hoffman Gallery, Lewis & Clark College Senior Art Exhibition continues through May 19. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free.
n West Linn artist Jan Rimerman has art in the Portland Art Museum Sales Gallery Spring Show. n
Lakewood Center Foyer Gallery 369 S. State St., Lake Oswego. Showing selections from The Coco Heads, a series inspired by a Mexican coconut head mask. n
510 Museum and Art Space 510 First St., Lake Oswego. Showing paintings of Lin Loen and ceramics of Andy Vessely. Loen says 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 opening reception will be held May 3 from 5 to 8 p.m. and an artists reception will be held June 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. The show continues through June 11. Museum hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. n
Matthews Gallery 15800 Upper Boones Ferry Rd., 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. Opening reception May 14 from 4 to 8 p.m. n
Lake Oswego artist Mark Randall is now being represented by Matter! Gallery in Olympia, Wash. Learn more at mattergallery.com. n
Oregon Jewish Museum 1953 NW Kearney, Portland. Showing The Immigrant Experience May 8 through Sept. 29. Opening reception May 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 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. Reception is free and open to the public. Admission to museum other times is $6 for adults, $4 for students and seniors. Free for OJM members and children under 12. n
Oregon Potters Association 31st annual Ceramic Showcase Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK Blvd., Portland. April 26 through 28. Free. n
Portland Handweavers Guild Annual Sale Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK Blvd., Portland. April 26 through 28, free admission. n
Realty Trust Group 600 A Ave., Lake Oswego. Showing the art of Lake Oswego artist Nancy Tongue through May. 503-675-3300. n
The Stafford Boutique Retirement Community 1200 Overlook Drive, Lake Oswego. Showing the art of artists from Lakewood Art Group May 3 through 29. Artists reception to be held May 3 from 4 to 5 p.m., with music by Mathew Casey. n
West Linn Public Library 1595 Burns St., West Linn. Showing the art of printmaker Mark Perry May 3 through 29. Perry works mainly in etching, relief, woodcut, collagraph and intaglio methods and most of his work is non-representational with symbolic and recognizable elements involved. He likes variation, layering, sequencing and repetition. The exhibit is in the community room and open when not in use and always Sundays noon to 5 p.m.