Chris Valkov is an artist here in Portland making unique work with the precision of a computer. Employing One Shot enamel as his medium, his meticulous arrangements take on a super clean look. Something about the work seems to be familiar yet completely fresh.
Aron Dubois is an artist I found out about through Breeze Block Gallery. He was a part of a group show there in the summer of 2012. The paintings he submitted for the show were outstanding but what he is really known for is his tattoos. Looking at his past work, I can see why.
I found out about Meg Adamson’s work through my time at Breeze Block Gallery. Her compositions are intense arrays of flora and fauna. A delicate world full of fierce creatures and powerful myths. Fantastic stuff.
MapleXO makes jewelry and products using recycled skateboards. Don’t you wish you thought of that? The company breathes life into dead boards on a daily basis. Recycling at its best.
Jason Sturgill perfectly encapsulates what is RIGHT about the Portland art scene right now: excessively accessible, exclusively inclusive. Sturgill has a background in advertising, design and various curatorial practices. He is the type of person that makes shit happen. His project, ART IS FOREVE,R is something that should exist in every art museum in the [...]
Most of the work I have been doing lately has focused on pattern and geometric forms. I’m also really interested in repurposing imagery. I feel really fortunate to be creating and existing at this point and time. Art is way for me to show my appreciation.