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Closing the Distance: North View Gallery 2020 Student Virtual Exhibition

North View Gallery 2020 Student Virtual Exhibition

“Closing the Distance” is North View Gallery’s first virtual exhibition of student work from the Sylvania Campus Art Department. The work ranges from Spring 2019 – Spring 2020. Over 60 Sylvania art students submitted 115 works created on the Sylvania campus, which was then juried by David Schell and curated by Art Department Chair Christine Weber.

Closing the Distance Virtual Opening Reception

Please join us at 1:30 pm PST on Thursday June 4th for a virtual opening! You can meet the student artists, the faculty whose classes they’ve taken, and Juror David Schell. We will be announcing the Juror’s Awards at the opening. Bring your own snacks!

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Closing the Distance Virtual Opening

Juror David Schell

David Schell is an artist living and working in Portland, Oregon. His work explores how gravity, structure, and decoration are consistent themes in the story of the human condition. He will be exhibiting work at Augen Gallery and the North View Gallery at PCC Sylvania in the coming year. Schell received an MFA from American University, a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and he is the creator of an interview series called The Semi-Finalist (www.thesemi-finalist.com).

Closing the Distance Participants:

Ellen Cervantes, Lucien Smith, Gabrielle Veillet, Jaq Schmitz, Haley Black, Kemmer Peeples, Maggie Dunklee, Holly Lawrence, Cruz Hernandez, Kate Coningford, Kara Helland, Kevin Lane, Carrie G, Matt Mogck, Ivory Bradshaw, Damon Diehr, Eric Stone, Brooke Taylor, Emerson Mitchell, Jordin Garcia, Sara Bachenberg, Laurie Thwaites, Megan Cooper, Ashleigh Pearl, Jessica Allison-Bourne, Catherine Grigg, Sanda Smith, Liz Quezada, Kambra Phoebus, Rasec Urbina Benton, Bernadette Bonk, Kendall Cottrell, Karri Buchta, Shyan Baker, Madelyn Skillings, Gigi Davies, Sydney Erickson, Shaina Clark, Jennifer Redfern

Best in Show:

Kate Coningford; “F*** Your Pink Ribbon #1,” 2019; Digital Photography; 1200 x 1800 pixels; Photography

Kate Coningford; F*** Your Pink Ribbon #1, 2019; Digital Photography; 1200 x 1800 pixels

 

Best 2-Dimensional Work:

Emerson Mitchell; “Drip,” 2020; Oil and Acrylic on Canvas; 24 x 18″; Painting

Emerson Mitchell; Drip, 2020; Oil and Acrylic on Canvas; 24 x 18"

Best 3-Dimensional Work:

Brooke Taylor; “Birdbath in the Garden of Eden,” 2020; Chicken Wire, Metal Mesh, Felt, Thread, Sequins, Pins, and Sequined Fabric; 22 x 14 x 12″; Basic Design

Brooke Taylor; Birdbath in the Garden of Eden, 2020; Chicken Wire, Metal Mesh, Felt, Thread, Sequins, Pins, and Sequined Fabric; 22 x 14 x 12"

Best Photography:

Kate Coningford; “F*** Your Pink Ribbon #3,” 2019; Digital Photography; 1800 x 1200 pixels; Photography

Kate Coningford; F*** Your Pink Ribbon #3, 2019; Digital Photography; 1800 x 1200 pixels

Best Printmaking:

Carrie G; “Pest Control,” 2019; Copper Plate Etching with Chine Collé on Paper; 10 x 10″; Printmaking

Carrie Gilbert; Pest Control, 2019; Copper Plate Etching with Chine Collé on Paper; 10 x 10"

Best Sculpture:

Damon Diehr; “Abyss,” 2020; Leather, Faux Fur, Cardboard, Paint; 25 x 22 x 12″; Basic Design

Damon Diehr; Abyss, 2020; Leather, Faux Fur, Cardboard, Paint; 25 x 22 x 12"

Best Painting:

Jordin Garcia; “October 17th 2020,” 2020; Acrylic Paint; 14 x 11″; Painting

Jordan Garcia; October 17th 2020, 2020; Acrylic Paint; 14 x 11"

Best Ceramics:

Sara Bachenberg; “Stoneware Jug,” 2019; Stoneware, Thrown and Altered, Wood Fired; 12 x 8 x 5″; Ceramics

Sara Bachenberg; Stoneware Jug, 2019; Stoneware, Thrown and Altered, Wood Fired; 12 x 8 x 5"

Best Drawing:

Bernadette Bonk; “New Realities,” 2020; Charcoal on Paper; 22 x 30″; Drawing

Bernadette Bonk; New Realities, 2020; Charcoal on Paper; 22 x 30"

 

Juror Selections

Please click on an image to see details about the artist and information about the piece.

  • Ellen Cervantes; Self Portrait, 2019; Graphite on Paper; 24 x 16"; Drawing
  • Ellen Cervantes; Bad Plant Mom, 2020; Graphite on Paper; 24 x 18"; Drawing
  • Lucien Smith; 1980s Triptych, 2020; Acrylic Paint, Polaroid Film; 4 x 9"; Painting
  • Gabrielle Veillet; Her Perspective, 2019; Photography; 12.91 x 8.64"; Photography
  • Gabrielle Veillet; What if, 2019; Alabaster Stone, Fishing line, Metal, and Mirror; 17 x 24 x 17"; Sculpture
  • Gabrielle Veillet; Tomoko's World, 2019; Photography, Photoshop; 9 x 12"; Photography
  • Jaq Schmitz; Maternal Generational Trauma and Healing, 2020; Acrylic Paint on Poster Board; 20 x 16"; Painting
  • Haley Black; Jackie and the Cactus Cat, 2020; Clip Studio; 1200 dpi; Drawing
  • Kemmer Peeples; Day 10000, 2020; Acrylic on Canvas Board; 20 x 16"; Painting
  • Maggie Dunklee; Still life with hoarded items, 2020, Oil Paint on Canvas Board; 18 x 14"; Painting
  • Holly Lawrence; Mossy Stump, 2019; Pen, Pencil, and Chalk on Paper; 24 x 18"; Drawing
  • Cruz Hernandez; Native and Cowboy, 2020; Acrylic Paint; 20 x 18"; Painting
  • Cruz Hernandez; Books Stack, 2019; Acrylic Paint; 11 x 5"; Painting
  • Kate Coningford; F*** Your Pink Ribbon #1, 2019; Digital Photography; 1200 x 1800 pixels; Photography
  • Kate Coningford; F*** Your Pink Ribbon #2, 2019; Digital Photography; 1200 x 1500 pixels; Photography
  • Kate Coningford; F*** Your Pink Ribbon #3, 2019; Digital Photography; 1800 x 1200 pixels; Photography
  • Kara Helland; Lock In, 2020; Canon EOS Rebel T7; 1280 x 1920 pixels; Photography
  • Kevin Lane; Favorite things (long ago), 2019; Watercolor on Paper, 24 x 18"; Painting"
  • Kevin Lane; Emilie, 2020; Watercolor on Newsprint, Graphite and Charcoal Mounted on Cardboard; 24 x 18"; Painting
  • Kevin Lane; Dancers, 2019; Basalt from the Clackamas River Cliffs, River Rock, Steel Pins and Epoxy, Rebar; 36" Tall; Drawing
  • Carrie G; Summer into Fall, 2020; Mokuhanga Reduction Woodblock Print on Paper; 10 x 8"; Printmaking
  • Carrie G; Shell Game, 2020; Mokuhanga Reduction Woodblock Print on Mulberry Paper; 6 x 12"; Printmaking
  • Carrie G; Pest Control, 2019; Copper Plate Etching with Chine Collé on Paper; 10 x 10"; Printmaking
  • Matt Mogck; Skate Animation 1, 2020; Pen and Ink Photographed and Digitally Assembled into a .gif File; 480 x 640 pixels, 12 seconds; Drawing
  • Ivory Bradshaw; Quarantine Dinner, 2020; Graphite on Paper; 9 x 12"; Drawing
  • Damon Diehr; The Beginning, 2019; Ink on Paper and Matte Board; 10 x 10"; Basic Design
  • Damon Diehr; Abyss, 2020; Leather, Faux Fur, Cardboard, Paint; 25 x 22 x 12"; Basic Design
  • Eric Stone; My Sanctuary, 2019; Acrylic on Recycled Canvas; 24 x 18"; Painting
  • Brooke Taylor; Birdbath in the Garden of Eden, 2020; Chicken Wire, Metal Mesh, Felt, Thread, Sequins, Pins, and Sequined Fabric; 22 x 14 x 12"; Basic Design
  • Emerson Mitchell; A Light, 2020; Etching, Aquatint, and Drypoint on Hahnemuhle Copperplate paper; 11 x 8"; Printmaking
  • Emerson Mitchell; Drip, 2020; Oil and Acrylic on Canvas; 24 x 18"; Painting
  • Emerson Mitchell; Trouble in Paradise, 2020; Watercolor and Gouache on Cold Press Paper; 18 x 24"; Painting
  • Jordin Garcia; October 17th 2020, 2020; Acrylic Paint; 14 x 11"; Painting
  • Sara Bachenberg; Stoneware Jug, 2019; Stoneware, Thrown and Altered, Wood Fired; 12 x 8 x 5"; Ceramics
  • Sara Bachenberg; Henretta, 2020; Wood Fired Stoneware; 9 x 6 x 8"; Ceramics
  • Laurie Thwaites; transformation, 2020; Acrylic on Canvas; 40 x 30"; Painting
  • Megan Cooper; Adaptation, 2020; Acrylic Paint on Canvas; 20 x 20"; Painting
  • Ashleigh Pearl; Geotape, 2020; Acrylic on Canvas; 12 x 12"; Painting
  • Jessica Allison-Bourne; The Worm, 2019; Intaglio Print and Watercolor on BFK Rives Printmaking Paper; 9 x 6"; Printmaking
  • Jessica Allison-Bourne; Bleeding Garden, 2019; Cast Bronze; 9 x 6 x 4"; Sculpture
  • Catherine Grigg; Still Life, 2020; Oil on Cotton Canvas; 16 x 20"; Painting
  • Sanda Smith; Young Artist, 2019; Oxidation fired Stoneware with Glazes, Acrylic Paint; 19.5 x 14 x 13"; Ceramics
  • Sanda Smith; Texas Boy, 2019; Stoneware, Glazes, Alcohol Ink; 16 x 7 x 4.5"; Ceramics
  • Liz Quezada; Exploration, 2020; Ink on Paper; 8 x 6.5"; Printmaking
  • Kambra Phoebus; Swinging, 2019; Intaglio, Dry Point, Etching, and Aquatint; 10 x 11"; Printmaking
  • Rasec Urbina Benton; La Robusta, 2020; Mac-10 with Sand, Wood Fired; 16 x 8 x 8"; Ceramics
  • Rasec Urbina Benton; La Artesana, 2020; Dakota Red, Matte White Glaze, Cone 10 Oxidation; 12 x 7 x 7"; Ceramics
  • Rasec Urbina Benton; La Esbelta, 2020; Mac 10 with Sand, Cone 10 Oxidation; 17 x 6,5 x 6.5"; Ceramics
  • Bernadette Bonk; New Realities, 2020; Charcoal on Paper; 22 x 30"; Drawing
  • Kendall Cottrell; El sueño de la razón produce monstruos, 2019; Oil on Canvas; 36 x 24"; Painting
  • Karri Buchta; Lithe 1, 2020; Gouache; 13 x 9"; Painting
  • Maggie Dunklee; Fern Frond Unfurling, 2020; Compressed Charcoal and Erasers; 18 x 24"; Drawing
  • Ellen Cervantes; Field in Iceland, 2020; Oil on Canvas; 18 x 24"; Painting
  • Shyan Baker; Six Feet, 2020; Nikon D3400; 1080 x 1620 pixels; Photography
  • Shyan Baker; Puddle of Phone, 2020; Nikon D3400 300mm Zoom Lens; 2436 x 1125 pixels; Photography
  • Madelyn Skillings; And life goes on, 2020; Acrylic Paint; 20 x 16"; Color Theory
  • Gigi Davies; Point Perspective City, 2019; Ink and Watercolor Markers on Paper; 18 x 24"; Basic Design
  • Ivory Bradshaw; My Windowsill, 2019; Graphite on Paper; 24 x 18"; Drawing
  • Sydney Erickson; Untitled, 2020; Watercolor on Paper; 24 x 18"; Painting
  • Sydney Erickson; Blank Blossoms, 2020; Ink on Paper; 24 x 18"; Drawing
  • Eric Stone; Winslow's Water, 2020; Acrylic on Recycled Canvas; 18 x 24"; Painting
  • Megan Cooper; Odd Glass, 2020; Drawing Inks on Paper; 9 x 12"; Drawing
  • Ashleigh Pearl; On Fire, 2020; Acrylic on Canvas; 18 x 24"; Painting
  • Shaina Clark; A Living Rainbow, 2020; Water-Soluble Ink Pencils and Watercolor on Paper; Drawing
  • Jennifer Redfern; Giraffe Head, 2019; Soda Fired Soldate 60 Clay; 18 x 11 x 12"; Ceramics
  • Catherine Grigg; Quarantine Family Photo, 2020; Acrylic on Cotton Canvas; 16 x 20"; Painting