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Arched shapes and the words "We Make Worlds" Sandy Sampson | We Make Worlds
We Make Worlds is an exhibition that celebrates the often unacknowledged experience, creativity, and resilience that surrounds us everyday. Posted November 7, 2022
Photograph of the artist leaning into the door of a Toyota pickup with painted seats. Rochelle Kulei Nielsen | What Your White Mama Didn’t Teach You About Indians
Rochelle Kulei Nielsen’s work embraces her Native identity, honoring the craftsmanship, storytelling, and traditional materials that are integral elements of Indigenous cultures, while also influenced by the materials and context of urban settler colonialism. Posted September 7, 2022
Avantika Bawa | Charged Voids
The North View Gallery at Portland Community College is pleased to reopen after two years, with a new site-specific installation by the artist Avantika Bawa. Posted May 31, 2022
Collage of student art. Zoom Out Student Art Exhibition 21/22
Our 2nd college-wide Virtual Art Student Exhibition invites us all to ZOOM OUT and see ourselves as part of one, powerful creative force. Posted May 14, 2022
Collage of 8 images of student works of art in the show. Alt Text descriptions for each image can be found in the exhibition galleries. Unmuted: PCC Art Student Exhibition 20/21
Our first ever college-wide juried virtual student exhibition invites student artists to “unmute” themselves and share their art work with the world. Posted May 7, 2021
Jaq Schmitz; Maternal Generational Trauma and Healing, 2020; Acrylic Paint on Poster Board; 20 x 16"; Painting Closing the Distance: North View Gallery 2020 Student Virtual Exhibition
"Closing the Distance" is North View Gallery's first juried virtual exhibition of student work from the Sylvania Campus Art Department. Posted June 1, 2020
Landscape drawing with black frame. The charcoal drawing is of a swing set in a field of snow. In the foreground of the drawing is white snow. The middle ground depicts three empty swings, with the legs of the structure (drawn as upside down V shapes) in between them and on either end of the structure. In the background are trees. The drawing is in subtle black and white tones and the overall mood of the piece is stillness and quiet. What is Considered and Shared
Work from the Sylvania Art Department Faculty Artists: Vanessa Calvert, Bruce Conkle, Myra Day, Kowkie Durst, Karen Esler, Gene Flores, […] Posted February 12, 2020
Mixed media sculpture hangs on a white gallery wall. The lower half of the artwork is painted wood and depicts a jeweled necklace and white wrapped fabric. The upper part of the piece is a padded turban like shape made of shiny red fabric, with white buttons imbedded in it. A tail like drape of artificial grey hair is draped on the right side of the object. David Eckard
Placards and Placeholders Dates: January 15 to February 15, 2020 Opening reception and gallery talk: Thursday, January 16, 2-4pm Weekend […] Posted January 10, 2020
Photograph of a blue and white pickup truck driving on a road. The view is from the side of the truck, asphalt in the foreground, grass and partly cloudy sky in the background. Two dark black plumes of smoke rise from the exhaust pipes on the back of the cab of the truck. Kerry Skarbakka
White Noise November 14 to December 20, 2019 Rollin’ Coal, archival pigment print, 2019 Opening reception: Thursday, November 14, 2-5pm Panel […] Posted November 8, 2019
A representational painting of a schoolyard basketball court is hanging on a wall in the background. In the foreground is text describing the painting, printed on a clear acrylic panel which is placed directly in front of it. What is Missing
What is Missing, panorama installation view October 3 to November 1, 2019 Opening reception: Thursday, October 3, 2-5pm This incipient […] Posted September 26, 2019