50+ Portland-based artists (including several artists featured in The Tall Trees of Portland) will open their studios up to the public on Saturday, June 28th. The event is family-friendly and will also feature live music, food, and beverages.
Artists include AJ Fosik,Stephanie Buer, Blaine Fontana, Brin Levinson, Souther Salazar, and Jen Lobo.
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North Coast Seed Building Studios
2127 N. Albina Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97227
Cole Gerst, author of Buckminster Fuller: Poet of Geometry, will participate in a round table discussion “Inspired Art Directors: Play to Pay” at ICON on Friday, July 11th. Along with other panelists, he will discuss how he is able find the time and disipline to create personal projects while balancing work as an art director at Option-G, his multidisciplinary creative agency.
Souther Salazar, a featured artist in The Tall Trees of Portland, will also present a session on the topic of topic “Work as Play”. Salazar will discuss his work and the importance of play as an artist.
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Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave.
Portland, OR 97205
Hellion Gallery and The Tall Trees of Portland author, Matt Wagner, have joined forces with MusicfestNW to create an art pavilion for the annual music festival in Portland August 16-17 – spotlighting artists featured in The Tall Trees of Portland. 20+ Portland-based artists will provide original artwork for the event including a live painting, a 3-D installation piece created by AJ Fosik and Zach Johnsen, and an art gallery featuring alternative album covers.
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SW Naito Parkway
Portland, OR 97204
Patrick McDonald is the founder and publisher of Overcup Press. He leads the creative vision of Overcup, working closely with authors, featured artists, designers and editors. He holds an M.A. in publishing from Portland State Univeristy and is also co-author of Classroom Publishing, A Practical Guide for Teachers – 2nd Edition (Ooligan Press, 2010).
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