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February 2022

Henk Pander: Witness to the standoff

A suite of fiery paintings at the Oregon Jewish Museum goes face to face with the cultural clashes between police and protesters in downtown Portland.

Art Review: Pat Boas at Oregon Contemporary

Pat Boas’ abstract wallpaper and painting installation for the “Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts 2017-2019” exhibition at Oregon Contemporary captures Patrick Collier’s attention.

Cassia Dawn: And the show goes on

The singer/songwriter, who’s been making music around Central Oregon since she was 15, finishes an EP and heads to Nashville for a shot at something big.

Art Review: Olivia Faith Harwood at Fuller Rosen Gallery

In the paintings in her debut show, “Possessions, Possessions,” Harwood weaves together chimerical forms, childhood memories, and mundane items pulled from everyday life to create emotionally resonant compositions.

Art review: Juan Santiago at Gambrel Gallery

71 porcelain princesses grace Juan Santiago’s exhibition “No Mirrors in this House” at Gambrel Gallery in Ashland. Though cast from a single mold, each figure’s appearance varies due to the mold’s inevitable degradation.

Ward Shortridge at Blue Sky Gallery

Ward Shortridge had a knack for capturing people authentically and generously. His photographs on view at Blue Sky Gallery showcase his ability to “see right into people’s hearts.”

The Cultural Landscape: Part 2

K.B. Dixon continues his photo series with portraits of ten more people who help define the shape of Portland’s culture.