City Day

Saturday we left home early to hear George Johanson talk about his new show at Augen Gallery (in the DeSoto Building)…the paintings are lovely and lively, as is the painter.  I particularly liked this self portrait…(just above George’s head in the upper left of the painting is Louis Bunce’s life mask, which hangs in George’s […]

Portland Art Day

It’s been a while since we had the luxury of just random looking, but today was such a day…we started with Fay Jones…up for another week at Laura Russo Gallery…the work had much in it that “spoke” to me…acrylic on paper…strange narrative…intriguing cast of characters…I love her work. on to George and Phyllis Johanson’s for […]

Harry Widman at the Sovereign Collection….

Michael Parsons has taken over the Sovereign Collection Gallery (716 SW Madison, Portland), and is showing a nice selection of paintings, collages and assemblages by Portland artist Harry Widman.  On Saturday Roger Hull, Widman’s biographer, and Bob Shotola (Harry’s long-time friend) were at the Gallery with Harry and quite a crowd of others to have […]

Portland Friday

Today was a bit gloomy in that good Fall way…leaves fluttering down, a bit of rain.  We took off early for Portland and after an errand, we caught up on a few shows in the galleries currently on… by some of our favorite artists… PDX Gallery (9th and Flanders) is featuring a very nice Marie […]