Richard Tuschman artist talk
Mar
11
5:30 PM17:30

Richard Tuschman artist talk

Best known for “Hopper Meditations”, his photographic homage to the American painter, Richard Tuschman blends iconic lighting with hand-built miniature sets to create poetically staged figurative images. Join us as he discusses the thinking and process behind the Hopper series and the more recent “Once Upon A Time In Kazimierz”, and offers a sneak peak at what he is working on now.

website: www.richardtuschman.com

Monday, March 11

5:30pm


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May
2
to Jun 2

May 2019 Exhibitions

May 2–June 2, 2019

Vladimir Antaki, The Guardians

CURATORIAL PRIZE — An Inward Gaze, featuring photographs by Arielle Bobb-Willis and Brittney Cathey-Adams; curated by Roula Seikaly and Jon Feinstein.

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Poems and Pictures: A Blue Sky Gallery Dialogue with Lois Leveen
Feb
21
6:30 PM18:30

Poems and Pictures: A Blue Sky Gallery Dialogue with Lois Leveen

Poems and Pictures:
A Blue Sky Gallery Dialogue with Lois Leveen
(an ongoing series)
Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 6:30pm
Free and open to the public


What happens when we look deeply at a photograph and discuss what we see? How can comparing photographs to works of literature deepen our shared understanding and help us build community?

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***RESCHEDULED for FRIDAY*** Chip Thomas Panel Discussion and Screen Printing Event
Feb
8
5:30 PM17:30

***RESCHEDULED for FRIDAY*** Chip Thomas Panel Discussion and Screen Printing Event

PLEASE NOTE: Chip Thomas: Messages from the Underworld Panel Discussion and Screen Printing Event has been RESCHEDULED for TODAY, Friday 2/8/19 at 5:30pm due to the forecast of snow/ice for tomorrow.


Participants will include: Chip Thomas, Thea GahrJesse Hazelip,  and Ryan Pinto, who will also perform a dance based in the grass dance tradition and street dance. 

Visitors are welcome to bring a t-shirt or other item to screen print after the panel discussion 

Chip Thomas: Messages from the Underworld — on view at Blue Sky January 3-February 3, 2019.

Free admission.

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In Transit — a conversation with Curator Peggy Sue Amison and artists Gohar Dashti, and Stefanie Zofia Schulz
Dec
6
5:00 PM17:00

In Transit — a conversation with Curator Peggy Sue Amison and artists Gohar Dashti, and Stefanie Zofia Schulz

In Transit — a conversation between exhibition curator Peggy Sue Amison with artists Gohar Dashti and Stefanie Zofia Schulz

Thursday, December 6th at 5pm

Join Blue Sky Gallery for a conversation between In Transit: from Home to Where? exhibition curator Peggy Sue Amison with artists Gohar Dashti and Stefanie Zofia Schulz.

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NW Photography Viewing Drawers Portfolio Walk + Print Sale
Dec
1
3:00 PM15:00

NW Photography Viewing Drawers Portfolio Walk + Print Sale

NW Drawers Portfolio Walk

Saturday, December 1 2018, 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Join Blue Sky Gallery for the Holiday Portfolio Walk and Print Sale from the 2018 Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers.

The Portfolio Walk is an excellent opportunity to speak with and look at the work of more than 20 photographers who are featured in the Drawers this year. Find the perfect print for the art lover on your list and enjoy learning more about the work directly from the artists!

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Side Effects May Include: Panel discussion on mental health and polypharmacy
Oct
6
3:00 PM15:00

Side Effects May Include: Panel discussion on mental health and polypharmacy

In conjunction with Side Effects May Include, Blue Sky will host a panel discussion about mental health and poly-pharmacy on Saturday, October 6th at 3PM. Panelists will include John Herold, Director of Puget Sound Hearing VoicesGina Nikkel,PhD, President and CEO of The Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health CareSean Syrek, Department Director with the Mental Health Association of Oregon; and Tamara Staples, exhibiting artist. Moderated by scholar and educator of medical humanities Lois Leveen.

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NW Drawers Artist Talk with Isaac Sachs and Danielle Dean
Jul
28
3:00 PM15:00

NW Drawers Artist Talk with Isaac Sachs and Danielle Dean

Join us Saturday, July 28 at 3pm for Artist Talks by our 2018 NW Drawers Sitka Center Residency recipients Danielle Dean and Isaac Sachs.

Danielle Dean is an artist and educator based on San Juan Island in Washington State. She recently completed her MFA in photography at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Her work is included in public and private collections and has been exhibited throughout the country. She is currently preparing for a solo exhibition at Gallery BOM in Boston, MA opening in May, 2018. Learn more about Danielle.

Isaac Sachs is a photographer and engineer from Oakland, now living in Portland. As an engineer, he's worked on hybrid cars, mining trucks, and smartphone software. As a photographer, his work examines the many ways in which humans interact with and shape their environment, particularly through technology.  Learn more about Isaac.

The Blue Sky NW Drawers Artists-in-Residency partnership with SitkaCenter for Art and Ecology is now in its second year. The residency provides an opportunity to engage and respond to the natural environment of Cascade Head and the central Oregon coast. We are grateful to the Sitka Center for offering these two wonderful Drawers artists this opportunity.

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May First Thursday Opening Reception
May
3
6:00 PM18:00

May First Thursday Opening Reception

Join us for an opening reception for Laurie Lambrecht's series Jungle Road and Ultra-Vivid Dreaming, featuring photography by Shikeith and Elliott Jerome Brown, Jr. and curated by Ashley Stull Meyers, who is the winner of our 2018 Curatorial Prize. Laurie Lambrecht, Elliott Jerome Brown, Jr., and Ashley Stull Meyers will be in attendance.

Free admission.

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NW Photography Viewing Drawers Portfolio Walk + Print Sale
Mar
17
3:00 PM15:00

NW Photography Viewing Drawers Portfolio Walk + Print Sale

Drawers Portfolio Walk

Saturday, March 17, 2018, 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Join Blue Sky Gallery for the finale Portfolio Walk and Print Sale from the 2017 Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers.

The Portfolio Walk is an excellent opportunity to speak with and look at the work of more than 20 photographers who are featured in the Drawers this year. Find the perfect print for the art lover on your list and enjoy learning more about the work directly from the artists!

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March First Thursday Opening Reception
Mar
1
6:00 PM18:00

March First Thursday Opening Reception

Join us for an opening reception featuring two solo photography exhibitions by Zun Lee and Michal Cala. Artist Zun Lee will be in attendance.

Blue Sky will also be present for March 1st Thursday at the Armory with the pop-out exhibition The Color of Longing, from the 2017 Pacific NW Viewing Drawers. Curated by Exhibitions Manager Zemie Barr to complement the Portland Center Stage production Kodachrome, the exhibition reflects on the play’s themes of nostalgia, unrequited love and human frailty, using photographer’s for whom use of color is a conscious aesthetic choice.

[Use the code BLUESKY for $10 off tickets for the run of Kodachrome.]

Free admission.

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Destruction Dance
Feb
25
7:30 PM19:30

Destruction Dance

  • Sunday, February 25 at 7:30pm at Blue Sky Gallery
    (sliding scale, suggested donation of $15, no one turned away for lack of funds)

    The performative dance destruction of the exhibition Robert Frank Books and Films 1947-2018 featuring dancers Lu Yim, Mike Barber, Suba Ganesan, Pepper Pepper, Meshi Chavez, and Linda Austin. The performance will begin at 7:30pm, with dancers sometimes working simultaneously in various areas of the gallery.

    TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW. Please register in advance! This event will likely fill up fast.

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