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To showcase all of the wonderful artists in the Portland community, we offer rotating monthly gallery exhibits which are open call for any local artist who would like to participate.

Each month is a different theme so stay tuned for regular updates!

 

Our rotating monthly exhibits open on the first Friday of every month.

 

Gallery Hours:

Wednesday-Saturday, 12pm-5pm

The gallery is free and open to the public.

Holly GAY

December 1st-December 29th

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Opening Reception: December 1st, 6-10pm

This exhibit curated by Becky Joan Springer is an open call to spotlight the work of local LGBTQIA+ artists.​ A variety of mediums and styles will be represented in this show happening in tandem with our holiday pop-up market. There are tons of gift options to find at this event!

Artwork will be sold on a first come, first served basis both in person and online and can be picked up at the close of the show.

Now That's What I Call Art, 90's Mix

January 5th-January 27th

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Open call to artists!

Application Deadline: December 15th, 9pm PST

Opening Reception: January 5th, 6-10pm

 

The exhibit is open to Portland metro artists only.
 

  • Artistwork must fit an iconic image or event from 90's pop culture

  • All artwork must be original (no prints or digital media)

  • Artwork size: 12"x12" or smaller (measured on the outside including a frame if there is one)

  • Artwork must be ready to hang (2D)

  • You will be able to price your artwork, and it will be sold by Variable Creatives with 70% to the artist and 30% to Variable Creatives.

  • $15 entry fee gets you in

  • Drop Off Dates: Dec 20th-30th

Artwork will be sold on a first come, first served basis both in person and online and can be picked up at the close of the show.

Furry Friends

February 2nd-February 24th

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Open call to artists!

Application Deadline: January 19th, 9pm PST

Opening Reception: February 2nd, 6-10pm

 

The exhibit is open to Portland metro artists only.
 

Our February community art show (and all future shows) will be curated to benefit a local organization. This time around we're pleased to partner with Animal Aid PDX (@animalaidpdx), a non-profit, no-kill rescue that specializes in assisting animals who may not thrive in larger shelter environments.
 

  • All artwork must have an animal theme and represent a real animal (not fictional).

  • Artists may make up to 4 entries, $10 per entry.

  • All artwork must be on an 8"x8" sheet of heavyweight paper (80 lb or higher) without a frame. You can purchase your own or pick up a sheet at the gallery during regular business hours.

  • Artwork must be original. No prints or digital illustrations.

  • Drop off dates: January 24th-27th.

  • All artwork must be priced within a $60-$125 price range.

  • Artists will receive 75% of any sold artwork. 25% of all sales will be donated to Animal Aid PDX

 

This show will run from Febuary 2nd-Febuary 24th with "grab and go" purchasing. Buyers will take home purchased artwork at the time of the sale and all remaining artwork will be on display until the end of the show. All artwork not sold must be picked up by March 2nd, 2024.

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