Have you ever tried to map your thoughts in a cohesive manner? What would you find? How long would it take? Portland-based artist Jamie Marie Waelchli decided to delve into her own mind between 2007 and 2011 (a duration of which no doubt resulted in a...

Dictionary pages certainly have their musty old charms! From their familiar smells to their singular text arrangements, their surfaces are perfect for artists like Becky Holladay to build off of with colorful illustrations. These are from her series of Pen&Inc pieces. ...

A bit of short notice on this one, as this show goes on in T-minus a couple hours, for the SE neighborhood First Friday Art Walk in Portland. However it's totally worth writing about, the most interesting part actually taking place not today, but throughout...

Unlike most of th stuff posted on this blog, this is an old thing. Joseph Cornell was of a rare breed of American surrealist artist who grew up during the Great Depression. Inspired by Max Ernst's amazing surrealist collage book, la Femme 100 tetes (100...

Flatcolor Gallery does an ace thing once again, with Obsessive Repulsive, curated by Ryan Bubnis! Bubnis, alongside Jesse Reno and Skinner, will be displaying new works that are simultaneously adorable and depressing/brutal, and the freedom each of them has when creating new forms is evident....

Herein lies the works of London-based artist Katie Brookes, who creates gently-crafted works of intense subject matter! First and foremost, a fair warning: the thin lines of her imagery seem better-suited for an etching on a copper plate, to be studied in real life, than...

When I look at artwork by artist Filippa Barkman, there's just about one thing I see. That thing is hair -- mounds and mounds of it. Whether by way of conjoined twin wolves melting into a mass or a hollow-eyed ghost of a girl, pieces from Barkman's...

The plants here come from a really great botanicals book that I got at Powell's last week. ...