50 artists to be showcased in 3rd annual New Brow of Portland exhibit at PCPA; opens November 1
New Brow of Portland will open its two month exhibit at the Portland Center for the Performing Arts (PCPA) - 1111 SW Broadway - at a First Thursday reception from 5-8 p.m. on November 1, 2012.
Presented by the Peoples Art of Portland Gallery, the New Brow of Portland exhibit includes the non-traditional work of 50 local artists whose crafts exist outside of traditional fine art categories and represent self-taught, not classically-trained, art. A variety of genres are included, including comic realms, poster art, tattooing, paintings and fine art, and produced by artists spanning a wide range of ages, experiences, backgrounds and influences.
The New Brow of Portland exhibit and First Thursday reception is part of an ongoing effort by PCPA to support local artists throughout the region by offering space in the ground floor lobby of Antoinette Hatfield Hall, in the Art Bar and Bistro. Antoinette Hatfield Hall is located at 1111 SW Broadway (at SW Main) in downtown Portland.
About Peoples Art of Portland Gallery
Peoples Art of Portland Gallery has been active since November 2010. It is a project of gallery spaces gifted to the curators, Chris Haberman and Jason Brown, from GGP, the management company for Pioneer Place Mall. Since its inception, the galleries have been well-traveled, showing thousands of Portland artists in a very unique and professional setting. Annual shows include “The Love of Portland,” “The Big 200,” and resident international poster artist, EMEK. Visit The Peoples Art of Portland for more information.
About Portland Center for the Performing Arts
Portland Center for the Performing Arts is a leader in expert venue management, overseeing the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Keller Auditorium and Antoinette Hatfield Hall, which includes the Brunish, Newmark and Winningstad Theatres. Home to arts organizations such as Oregon Ballet Theatre, Oregon Symphony Orchestra and Portland Opera, it is the 5th largest performing arts center in the U.S. and generates an average of $60 million in regional spending through its operations.
PCPA is operated by Metro and managed through the Metropolitan Exposition and Recreation Commission (MERC). Visit Portland Center for the Performing Arts | for more information.
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