Julie Perini: Experiments with Fact & Fiction

Pushdot Studio Caruthers 1021 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR, United States

First Friday Reception: August 6th, 6-8pm “This exhibition debuts my new work, Girl Next Door, a video experiment with fact and fiction that creates a portrait of everyday life in a North Portland neighborhood. I have combined six interviews - two with actual neighbors, two...

Robert Pallesen: Blowout

Pushdot Studio Caruthers 1021 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR, United States

First Friday Reception: July 2nd, 6-9pm “These blown out tires first caught my eye while driving. Certain stretches of road seem to be littered for miles and often take on the appearance of trees emerging from concrete. I set out and collected them in the...

Tamara Lischka: Snippets

Pushdot Studio Caruthers 1021 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR, United States

First Friday Reception: June 4th, 6-9pm In a substantial departure from her style of highly detailed black and white photography, Tamara Lischka's newest series are photographs taken with plastic lomographic "action sampler" cameras. The photographs were taken both locally in Portland and also in France...

Jill Bliss: Germinate

Pushdot Studio Caruthers 1021 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR, United States

First Friday Reception: April 2nd, 6-9pm “The work you see here is a SE Portland collaboration of my original ink-on-paper artwork drawn in my studio down the street, that's then digitally captured by pushdot studio, and finally given to Pinball Publishing around the corner to...

Design Ignites Change: Create! Don’t Hate.

Pushdot Studio Caruthers 1021 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR, United States

First Friday Reception: March 5th, 6-9pm Throughout the city of Portland, billboards designed by teenagers will be replacing advertisements with messages of tolerance. This project is titled “Create! Don’t Hate” and gives students the opportunity to work with design professionals to create meaningful communication in...

Group Show: pushdot meets Plywerk

Pushdot Studio Caruthers 1021 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR, United States

First Friday Reception: February 5th, 6-8pm Showcased by this group exhibit are two local companies who have similar missions: supporting and promoting artists through exceptional products that rely on attention to detail and a crafted quality that enhances artwork. In this show, these two companies...

Ann Ploeger: Already Dead

Pushdot Studio Caruthers 1021 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR, United States

First Friday Reception: December 4th, 6-8pm In this series of portraits, all shot over the last year, I became interested in blood, plain and simple. Blood and artificial pain, leaking orifices, leaking heads, the visceral redness of it. I find it liberating and horrible to...

Matthew Kowal: Open Books

Pushdot Studio Caruthers 1021 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR, United States

First Friday Reception: November 6th,  6-9pm The book, its cover, dust jacket, blank pages, and index are parts of the physical container. They ease transportation, standardize features, and encourage production. During digitization, a translation occurs; book-container-words transform into representative format, code, and symbols. The book...

Kimi Kolba: Linger

Pushdot Studio Caruthers 1021 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR, United States

First Friday Reception: October 2nd, 6-9pm Kimi Kolba’s work explores the contemporary landscape at night. She asks the viewer to invest in a slow read of the work as to decipher it fully. Similar to the visual experience at night, the eye must be given...

Sabrina Siegel: Nature’s Recompositions

Pushdot Studio Caruthers 1021 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR, United States

First Friday Reception: September 4th, 6-9pm Sabrina Siegel seeks to create situations where nature/chance compromise her control, to bring forth grace through the precarious. In this vein, Siegel placed 35mm photographic slides she exposed previously with images from nature and her former works of art...

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