Archive for the ‘art’ Category

TBA SEASON

Posted BY JENNY JAMES ON September 11th, 2013
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Hey guys, PICA’s Time Based Art Festival starts tomorrow! Here are a few of the shows we are particularly excited about. Make sure to check out the TBA website to read about all the other great performances you shouldn’t miss. -Julie Ruin tomorrow at the opening night party- a band started by Katheen Hanna of […]

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WILDCRAFT STUDIO SCHOOL

Posted BY JENNY JAMES ON September 10th, 2013
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            An hour and a half from Portland is a place where farming meets art. Where craft meets design. Where adults can go to roll in the grass and make tie-dyed silk scarves with the dye they just made from the grass on which they just rolled. This place is […]

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SOME DAYS ARE LIKE THAT

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON August 26th, 2013
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          If you have ever shopped at FM, you have met Ashley. She is the blonde cutie, bubbling over with excitement, eager to discuss your astrological fate & guide you to the hottest spots in town. Well, her best kept secret (or not so secret if you follow her on instagram […]

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NEW FILMS/OLD FILMS

Posted BY JORDAN ON January 06th, 2013

A couple of things. First: happy New Year, everyone! Second (and third): I just saw this piece by Christian Marclay (Telephones, 1995) on my friend Angella’s blog this morning, and really loved it. Because, sometimes it really does come through a call–and when it does, it feels just as true as this looks, even without […]

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THE PORTRAITS OF SATI LEONNE FAULKS

Posted BY JORDAN ON December 12th, 2012
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It’s been about four months since I’ve last seen my friend Sati. It was August, and very early in the morning. We were in Paris, coincidently, and he was buzzing to get into my friend Alice’s apartment after having missed his train to Berlin. Or, wait. That was the second to last time I saw […]

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THE GEOMETRIC WORLD OF MORGAN BLAIR

Posted BY JORDAN ON December 06th, 2012
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I met Morgan Blair a few years ago when she came to San Diego as part of an artist exchange hosted by a non-profit arts organization I was working with, Sezio.org. Morgan trekked across the country with her pal Michael and took up residency in a warehouse we’d facilitated for the event in SD’s East Village. I became an […]

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ARTIST’S POSTCARDS AT N S E W

Posted BY JORDAN ON November 29th, 2012
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I first heard of N S E W (North, South, East, West) a few years ago when my old roommate, Angella, was explaining to someone the story behind the magnolia flower tattoo on her  left biceps (yes, there is an s in biceps, even for the singular, as I just discovered). She said that she’d […]

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HELLO HELLO AI WEIWEI

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON June 22nd, 2011
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A truly inspiring artist, Ai Weiwei was freed from Chinese Prison today. His controversial art work and complicated family history with the Chinese Communist Party makes this man a remarkable character. His work to expose truths of his country is shaking up the entire art world. My college teach of Professional Practice, Christian Viveros-Faune, still […]

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MK GUTH IN NEW YORK

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON January 24th, 2010
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Kent and I have been in New York for the last week curating Fall for men 2010. In between appointments and trade shows we have managed to get in a few art shows. One of our favorite Portland artists MK Guth is wrapping up a 3 month residency with an exhibit of her work at […]

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POOL PARTY/ARTSHOW/FASHION SHOW= GOOD TIMES!

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON August 17th, 2009
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This Saturday at Peninsula Park there is a rad pool party swimwear artshow. It’s going to showcase the work of 15 local artists/ designers. There will be a floating dock runway, “Por Que No” taco stand, beach balls, babes in bikinis, DJs, Art, and good times all around. I’m super excited and hope to see […]

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