8 spring art exhibits in Portland that deserve a spot on your calendar
By Briana Miller | For The Oregonian/OregonLive
“Craft and deep attention to material are part of this region's artistic DNA. The Pacific Northwest is known for its art glass making and manufacturing, and several shows this spring touch on that heritage. Followers of Portland's vibrant ceramic community will find offerings that incite the imagination and push the possibilities of the medium. And new voices abound in film, photography and mixed-media.
Emily Endo’s solo show is the slicker continuation of her January exhibition at the Southeast Portland gallery Dust to Dust. Splashing water, scents, shells, freshwater pearls, blown glass and acrylic and horse hair, among other materials, combine in this blithe series of cast glass heads and hands, which is a commentary on adornment, purification and the idealized representation of the female body…”
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