Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Art By Bike: April Tour

Photo by Andrew Ferguson

Art By Bike- First Friday
Free community bike ride to Southeast Portland’s Monthly Art Walk

We had so much fun last month we’re doing it again! On April 2nd feed your soul and stretch your legs with Pedal Bike Tours and Art Scout Art Consultingon a free bike tour from Pedal’s shop (2249 N Williams) to First Friday, southeast Portland’s version of Last Thursday where galleries and other businesses throw a street-side party of art, food and community.
Unlike the other more well known (and crowded) art walks in Portland, First Friday is spread throughout several of Southeast Portland’s neighborhoods. This makes it difficult for walkers but perfect for bicycles!
Easy riding for everyone, bring spouses, significant others, grandparents, children, even portable pets! We’ll ride on quiet streets through lovely neighborhoods and pause for nourishing art and refreshments at three different art galleries.

Date: April 2ndTime:5:30pm-8:30pmWhere: starting at Pedal Bike Tours, 2249 N. Williams

Stop 1) B. Rogers Gallery
Address: 2415 NE Broadway St.
Telephone: (503) 236-0600
Hours: Wed-Sat 11-6, Sun 12-5 First Friday till 8
Sky, Roads, and RiversPastel works by Andrea McFarland.

Stop 2) Grass Hut www.grasshutcorp.blogspot.com
Address: 811 East Burnside St.
Telephone: (503) 445-9924
Hours: W-Su 12-7pm and First Fridays
"Balls Out", as in give it your all. A group show of 50+ Artist from all over the country who were given a panel of wood, ink, and felt to do what ever they wanted to do with.

Stop 3) New Space www.newspacephoto.org
Address: 1632 SE 10th Ave.
Telephone: (503) 963-1935
Hours: M-Th 10am-10:30pm, F-Su 10am-6pm and First Fridays
Photography show with works by Bryan Wolf and Elizabeth Fleming.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Last Thursday: You Name It Show 2

Thursday March 25th the Gary Hirsh "You name it Show 2", and the "Stop being such a crazy person" Series is available for your enjoyment.

The Opening in 5-8pm at The Living Room, 1422 NE Alberta St.

This show is awesome!!! Mostly because Gary rocks but also it is interactive... As the title leads you to believe you get to take a stab at naming his artwork. There is a box set up and you can just slip you creative ideas inside, and when someone buys a painting they get to choose from all the suggested titles, if your is pick you get a t-shirt with the painting on the front and your title on the back!!! How cool is that.

Also Gary is putting up his " Stop being such a crazy person" series, a collection of drawings that remind us all to take 15 min out of our crazy day to do nothing. All drawings are original, small, cute, and a dollar!!!

See you then

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Art By Bike a rolling success

Check out Todd Rolls Pedal Bike Tour's March 7th blog post and participants testimony www.pedalbiketours.com/bikeblog/ We all had a great time and hope you can join us all next time