Saturday, June 5, 2010

"Remnants" - Mixed Media Show

 
"Remnants 1 & 2"
Mixed media
(....with flash spots, dark shadows, and all!)


It's Saturday morning and it's glorious in Portlandia, quite unlike this past Thursday evening when Joan McGuire's and my shows at Gallery 114 opened.  The sky looked promising on that morning, but it began to rain an hour before the start of the monthly First Thursday art walk in Portland's Pearl District.  Nevertheless, folks turned out and the gallery had great attendance.  Joan's paintings looked fabulous on the walls of the main gallery (photos of that coming soon) and the Pozzi Room was  perfect for my series of six mixed media works. It was a wonderful evening and I thoroughly enjoyed interacting with friends and the general public.  Many thanks to those who sloshed through the streets to come to the opening!!  (For anyone still thinking of going to the show, it will be up through June 26 and the gallery's open Th -Sun from 12 - 6.)


(Click to read a little about this work.)



"Remnants 3 & 4"


"Remnants 5 & 6"

Now it's time to focus on the domestic front, and also to get caught up with what all of you are doing. Definitely looking forward to reading Robyn Gordon, Sophie Munns, and  Carolyn Saxby's blogs; all of which are visual feasts and treasure troves of informa-tion; and the latter of which has the most soothing New Age music (some with ocean waves, no less!)


Hope the sun is shining where you are!  Enjoy!

9 comments:

Julie Whitmore Pottery said...

Your work looks so good there!

Megan Woodard Johnson said...

Great looking show, Gloria- and your statement was beautifully worded. -Megan

Gloria Freshley said...

Thank you Julie and Megan...I appreciate you taking a peek!

em said...

wonderful work, and i'm sure the photos just don't do it justice! i wish i lived a bit closer to see it myself!

Mary Zeran said...

Gloria, you are an amazing resource for inspiration... your blog and the other artists you feature amaze me! Thank you. Wish I could see the show.

novembergrass said...

A beautiful show... a wonderful contrast between large and bold and intimate and delicate, both with beautiful texture and color. Wish I were there.

Susan said...

I like how you work with your remnants. The pieces all look so good together, too

krista said...

This show was so beautiful. I loved the fragments and your tender line-work. The one on the top left is the one I want! Can I pretty please buy it and take it home?

Gloria Freshley said...

Many thanks to all of you for your kind comments!! I am grateful! And as always, I'm looking forward to seeing the next posts from YOU--Such TALENTED artists! Best...