Jason Borders' Ornately Carved Skulls

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 05, 2013
Using a Dremel, Portland-based artist Jason Borders ornately carves each of these skulls by hand. Many of the characters that appear on his work are often repeated, fluctuating in style, motif, meaning and execution. The artists work "reveals the blurred line between imagination and reality, animal and human, life and death."

This Weekend: Chris Johanson presents the 3rd annual Quiet Music Festival of Portland

Music // Thursday, May 30, 2013
Artist Chris Johanson is pleased to present the third annual Quiet Music Festival of Portland celebrating soothecore, a new dimension of emotional, vibrant, and low volume music honoring of the quiet act of listening. The two-day event opens on Friday, May 31 through Saturday, June 1, 2013 at local arts and cultural organization Disjecta and is made possible with support from Generic Surplus.

Multiple Exposure Portraits by Sarah K. Byrne

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 17, 2013
We are enjoying these double exposure portraits by Portland-based photographer Sarah K. Byrne. Sarah recently filmed and wrote a tutorial for how to make multiple exposure photographs like hers using a 5D mark III.   

Paying Homage to the Potential in the Inexplicable with Paintings by Adam Friedman

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 22, 2013
In Portland-based artist Adam Friedman's work, rules of perspective, distance, and light are bent. Space can become a solid object and places are folded on top of one another. Millions of years are compacted into a single instant and rocks become fluid.

The works of Brad Simon

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Brad Simon is an artist, designer & illustrator in Portland, OR who created a humorous series of cartoon portraits of personalities and characters that are 'Most Likely to Fail'. With interests, specialties and goals in an array of abstract topics like 'Roast Beef Dreams', 'Rug Burns' or 'President of the Pillow Riders', Simon's illustrations have their hearts in line with their passions.

Opening: Timothy Karpinski and Brooke Weeber @ Compound, Portland

Juxtapoz // Sunday, November 18, 2012
Portland illustrators Timothy Karpinski and Brooke Weeber just opened their newest show "The Day We Saw the Sun Come Up" at Compound Gallery. Their brightly colored, graphic illustrations (and installations) feel both nostalgic and immersive, and we wish we were in Portland to see the show in person! But for now, we have a few pictures to whet your palette.  

Timothy Karpinski & Brooke Weeber @ Compound Gallery, Portland

Illustration // Saturday, November 17, 2012
Portland illustrators Timothy Karpinski and Brooke Weeber just opened their newest show "The Day We Saw the Sun Come Up" at Compound Gallery. Their brightly colored, graphic illustrations (and installations) feel both nostalgic and immersive, and we wish we were in Portland to see the show in person! But for now, we have a few pictures to whet your palette.  

Preview: Josh Keyes "The Circus and The Sea" @ Roq La Rue, Seattle

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 09, 2012
As we noted on the site the other day, tonight, Friday, November 9, Portland-based fine artist, Josh Keyes, opens a new solo show, The Circus and The Sea, at Roq La Rue Gallery in Seattle. Today we have a nice preview, as well as noting that Mr Keyes will release a new print, Exodus I, available only to walk in's to the gallery starting at 5pm on November 9th.

Portland Tattoo Expo Oct 12-14

Tattoo // Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Tattoo artists from all over the country, if not the world, will be making their way to Portland this upcoming weekend from October 12-14th for the 4th annual tattoo expo. Custom cars, tattoo contests, inked babes and beauties and array of your favorite artists will be at the Portland Expo Center for this yearly event.

Hannah Stouffer's 'Magic of the Woods' at Antler Gallery

Illustration // Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Antler Gallery is proud to present 'Magic of the Woods' by Hannah Stouffer. The San Francisco-based artist is set to open her latest series, a collection of fantastical landscape paintings, on August 30th as part of the Last Thursday event in the Alberta Arts District. Stouffer has worked with a wide array of high profile commercial clients while simultaneously advancing her fine-art career with gallery shows and installations at many prestigious galleries throughout the US.
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