In the downstairs Galleries

Expressions West 2014

This juried exhibition presents sixty-one recent paintings by forty-five artists residing in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Click here to see all Accepted ImagesClick here for a Tour of Expressions West.


1st Place Harold W. Johnson, Portland, the Max
2nd Place Austin Dwyer, Fiona’s World
3rd Place Jim Matthew, Stepping Out
Honorable Mention Lillian Almeida, Jay 1
Honorable Mention David Castleberry, Light on the Pond
Honorable Mention Aaron Hatefi, The Pianist
Honorable Mention Kirk Lybecker, The Lessening Dissatisfaction of Distance
Entry of Merit Scott Berger, Cascade Creek
Entry of Merit Rebecca Fogg, Fluid Dynamics
Entry of Merit Virginia M.Z. Gourley, Nature’s Playground
Entry of Merit Claudia Schouten, North by Northwest – McKenzie River Series

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In the Mabel Hansen Gallery

Transported: Paintings by Robert Canaga

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The exhibition consists of mixed media paintings, combining raw pigments, oil and wax. Canaga explores images of the vessel as both object and symbol. The thematic forms bring to mind containers or sailing vessels from antiquity, familiar contours repeated throughout history. Boldly colored and textured in Canaga’s signature style, the series evokes a sense of solidity and purpose with its simple, satisfying shapes.

In the Uno E Richter Atrium Gallery

Exploring Layers

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This juried exhibit features fiber art by members of Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA), Oregon Region. Exploring Layers gave the participating artists a challenge to pick any subject or concept and explore it through its layers. “Layers can be concrete, or simply conceptual and abstract. They are universal. Time adds layers to the past, present and future. Objects and ideas have layers of meaning. Layers conjure up many ideas…”

In the Clare Wehrle Community Gallery

Star of Hope Rug Exhibit

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The exhibit will feature hand-woven rugs created by developmentally challenged adults in the “Rug Making” program at Star of Hope, a local organization that helps with residential and vocational assistance for disabled members of our community.

Accepted Images for Expressions West 2014

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