Sunday, February 28, 2010

First Friday with Rachel Austin

This show of map paintings by Rachel Austin is fun and whimsical, with maps as the background for her beautiful flowers, and birds this will put us all in the swing of Spring. Rachel is also painting a mural on the wall to frame her art work.

Artist Reception will be Friday March 5th 6-9 pm. We will be pouring a fabulous Cabernet Shiraz blend from Australia, and celebrating Annie's French poodle's 6th Birthday.

This First Friday also marks the first of Art by Bike Tours, my pet project, a bike tour that travels to 3 different galleries in the Southeast every month, the galleries will all be featuring new artists, food and wine. It will be starting at Pedal Bike Tour, 2249 N. Williams at 5:30 if you are in the mood to get your art dose by bike on Friday. Check the blog for more info or go to that is the starting point for all Art By Bike, First Friday Bike Tours.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Art By Bike- A First Friday Bike Tour

Bringing bikes, art, wine, and food together seems so logical for Portland culture, I wonder why we didn't think of it before.

Art by Bike will be a monthly event and starts March 5th at the Pedal Bike Tours 2249 N Williams at 5:30 and then venture on to 3 galleries in the Southeast. So come feed your soul and stretch your legs.

This is a free event for everyone, bring kids, grandparents, and anyone you know who would love to spend their Friday night on their bike taking in the fabulous culture that Portland has to offer.

First stop: B. Rogers Gallery, 2415 NE Broadway St. for the Sky, Roads, and Rivers pastel show by Andrea McFarland. B. Rogers gallery will be featuring Oregonzola Cheese .

Second Stop: Studio 2507, 2507 SE Clinton St. showing monotypes, paintings, and ceramic tiles, by Annie Meyer and map paintings, and mural work by Rachel Austin. Studio 2507 will be featuring a lovely Cabernet Shiraz blend from Yarra Valley, Australia.

Lat stop: Launch Pad Gallery, 534 SE Oak St. Showcasing 4 artists: Blasier, David Lechner, Jamond Williams & Dan McClary from Project Grow in their titled Outsiders on the Inside: From the Beginning mixed media show. The Launch Pad Gallery will be featuring Oregon's favorite Ninkasi beer on tap.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Last Thursday/First Anniversary/Portrait Show

To celebrate the one year Anniversary of the Living Room we are having a big ol' bash. Champagne, giveaways, DJ Anjali & The Incredible Kid, and a portrait booth where you can get your picture taken by our featured photographers: Jen Bodendorfer, Jillian Doughty, and Aubrie LeGault. Do join us Thursday Feb 25th from 5-8pm at the Living Room 1422 NE Alberta St.