Friday, February 26, 2010

Susan Lowdermilk - Augen Print Invitational - March 3-27

Susan Lowdermilk has work in the March Print Exhibition at the Augen Gallery in Portland. The show runs from March 3 to 27. Works in the exhibit are by print artists: Sheryl Funkhouser, Paul Gentry, Guo Nan, Wendy Kahle, Stephen Leflar, Susan Lowdermilk, Nicole Rawlins, John Saling, Michael Southern, Margaret van Patten, Wang Gongyi and Christy Wyckoff.
The Preview Reception is on Wednesday, March 3, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. The First Thursday Opening is on March 4, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Lowdermilk's print "The Uncertainty of a Sure Thing" (detail), 2009, copper engraving, 4 x 5" is shown on the exhibit postcard, center column, second from the top.

The Augen Gallery DeSoto is located at 716 NW Davis Street, Portland, OR 97209. Telephone: 503.546.5056; website:

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Art of Figurative Art exhibition, Feb. 2 - March 31

The Art of Figurative Art is a joint exhibit at Raven Frame Works from February 2 to March 31. LCC fine art faculty members, Adam Grosowsky, Jan Halvorsen, and Ellen Tykeson have work in this exhibit. An opening reception is on February 6 at 5:00 to 8:00 pm.

The sculptures shown here are by Ellen Tykeson.

RavenFrame Works is located at 325 W. 4th Avenue in Eugene. Contact: 541.342.3067 or

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Tom Rohr and Friends - Feb. 22 - March 11

The Lane Community College Art Gallery is proud to present "Tom Rohr and Friends", a memorial exhibition to honor our late friend and colleague Tom Rohr. The exhibition is a collective body of work donated by 22 artists from across the country. All the work has been donated to the show, which will coincide with an online auction. The exhibit and the auction will run from February 22 to March 11. Information about the auction can be found at:

"It is our goal through the online auction to raise money to help in create the Tom Rohr Memorial Scholarship Fund. We would like to encourage the community to take part in this great event," says Jennifer Salzman, gallery director.

An artists’ lecture presented by Lisa Favero, called
"Body of Clay, Heart on Fire: Sensuality and Play in the Work of Tom Rohr," will be held February 25 at 3 p.m. with a reception immediately following.

The gallery is located in building 11 on the main campus of Lane Community College on 30th Avenue in Eugene. There is no charge for admission. The Art and Applied Design Department phone number is 463-5409.

The images show Tom's work and the exhibit postcard.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Red Sea Murals - Lecture by Tom Madison

Graphic designer and instructor, Tom Madison, will be giving a multi-media presentation on his execution of large scale murals on the inside and outside of a palace on the Red Sea Coast of Saudi Arabia. The lecture will be held in the LCC Art Gallery on February 17 at 4:00 pm. The Art Gallery is located in Building 11 on the main campus of Lane Community College. Contact: Tom Madison, 463-5887 or Art and Applied Design, 463-5409.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Spring Thaw Exhibit - February 1-18

The LCC Art Gallery is pleased to present "Spring Thaw" a two-person show featuring Lane faculty members Kate Ali and Kristie Potwora. The exhibit runs from February 1-18. An artists lecture will be given on February 11 at 3:30 p.m. with a reception following.

The exhibition includes sculpture, printmaking, and installation work. Kate Ali teaches sculpture. Ali says her sculpture focuses on “the interpersonal dynamics that shape the way we interact with the world and treat one another.” Kristie Potwora teaches printmaking. Potwora says, “Working with and learning about natural elements and how they relate to each other catapulted me into creating numerous sketches and imagery studies.”

The gallery is located on the first floor of Building 11 on LCC's main campus. There is no charge for admission. Hours are 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Fridays. Contact: Art and Applied Design, 463-5409.

Suzanne Moore Lecture - February 4

Calligrapher and book artist, Suzanne Moore will give a talk in the LCC Art Gallery on Thursday, February 4, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm.

Suzanne Moore is a book artist, designer, and illuminator whose book works explore the boundaries and links between work and image. She will be giving a talk on "MANUScript: Historical Roots of the Modern Manuscript Book" at the University of Oregon in the evening.