Salon: Portland2016 Biennial, The Studio Visits
“Salon serves as a curatorial index that celebrates the broad spectrum of art-making in Oregon and illuminates the research and selection process of the curator, Michelle Grabner”
Painting the Fourth Wall: Pull at G. Gibson Gallery
“Portland artist Laurie Danial’s pull comes from the blocky, outlined forms that appear in flux between being stacked and crumbled, like the bricks of a building in varying states of existence and destruction.”
“I know that eventually something will coalesce,” Danial explains. “When it finally comes together, I call it ‘cracking the code’… there are often lots of loose ends remaining, which is okay with me.”
Two Coats of Paint
A Quick Study, Sharon L. Butler
“I have come to willingly entertain a level of anxiety and exhilaration that comes from not knowing.” YES!