Tom Prochaska, Gail Tremblay, Mark Andres, Bethany Hays

So Roger Hull not only writes the books and curates the shows, he also delivers books to various places (“distributor”added to his CV) and Thursday we headed to Augen Gallery with some books for the upcoming George Johanson show this spring. Augen Gallery wasn’t open yet, so we went next door to the Froelick Gallery  […]

Lucinda Parker: “Knowledge is Not Our Enemy”

Until December 2nd you have a chance to see Lucinda Parker’s new paintings at the Russo Lee Gallery (805 NW 21st Street in Portland)…most done in the last three months.  The show is entitled “Knowledge is Not Our Enemy” which sounds possibly political, but isn’t.  It’s about mountains…most specifically our own MT. Hood. This morning […]

The Proofs Arrived!

Roger Hull has been researching, writing, interviewing and thinking about the Portland modernist painter Louis Bunce for 3 years, at least.  As usual I’ve had the most interesting time tagging along to lenders, archives, museums and galleries as Roger pulled together the story of Bunce’s life and work…a VERY fascinating story.  The book, “Louis Bunce: […]

The Proofs Arrive!

Lately it has been like this, wet and gray, day in-day out: But this morning, when we headed out very early (by our standards…) it was gorgeous…I just couldn’t stop snapping pictures as an unknown orb edged over the horizon… and then, when we got home…THE PROOFS CAME! Roger Hull is curating a show of […]

One Day Off

It rained today.  As my friend Ellen put it, about waking up to a recent rainy Vermont day “…it seemed an invitation to a Reading Day.  I accepted.”  Ahhh… I think my life to be pretty full and fun…making things, seeing things, good work to do, interesting people, lots of art, a supportive family, beautiful […]

Sidney Week

We just came home from two splendid weeks away at the beach house, (no media, no blogging), and one whole week Sidney was there too…             We noticed he is a guy on the move…. But there were quiet moments…a quick Elmo video while breakfast was cooking… LOTS of reading, including this one from 1974 […]