Home / Events / Visual Arts / Mary Josephson: Character

Mary Josephson: Character

RICHARD SPEER
Thursday April 03
Laura Russo Gallery
805 NW 21st Ave.
 
Viewers familiar with Mary Josephson’s oil paintings in the style of eccentric figuration will be surprised at the new medium she’s debuting in her April show, Character. She’s combining watercolors, recycled printer’s felt, and embroidery, and the results are weirdly beautiful. These works are much less pictorially dense than her oil paintings, making inventive use of negative space. There’s a connect-the-dots feel as the embroidery thread weaves above and below the picture plane. This is a novel effect, but more importantly, it’s an effect that works graphically. Kudos to this established Northwest artist for adding a new arrow to her stylistic quiver. April 3-26.

 



Where: Laura Russo Gallery
Phone: 226-2754
Address: 805 NW 21st Ave.
Website: http://www.laurarusso.com/

 
 
Other events in Visual Arts

David Grimm

Monday, Jun 29, 2015
From collar-mounted cameras to therapy sessions, there is pretty much nothing that people won't buy or do for their pets. How did it happen then, over the course of about 100 years, that family pets h ...
7:30 pm | Free
Powell's City of Books 1005 W Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Disgruntled Baristas

Monday, Jun 29, 2015

Baristas. We all know one or two with aspirations to be artists, actors and real estate agents. Local artist/barista Alexey Moore explores the dynamic of working for tips and for your big break in ...

Opening reception 4-6 pm Friday, June 6
Miss Zumstein 5027 NE 42nd Ave. Portland Web | Map

Everything We Ever Wanted

Monday, Jun 29, 2015

Katie Batten, Jonathan Casella and Sarah Mikenis rebel against painting’s high formalism to express the generational struggle between expectations set by social media and unfiltered reality. This ...

Through July 6.
Nationale 3360 SE Division St. Portland Web | Map
Also At Laura Russo Gallery
There's no more events in Laura Russo Gallery
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close