THIS SUNDAY AT THE ART GYM: and from this distance one might never imagine that it is alive

 Pat Boas,  Three Triangles and Three Colors , Sumi ink on paper, 2015, Courtesy of Elizabeth Leach Gallery

Pat Boas, Three Triangles and Three Colors, Sumi ink on paper, 2015, Courtesy of Elizabeth Leach Gallery

Join us for the opening reception of and from this distance one might never imagine that it is alive at The Art Gym this Sunday, January 10 from 4-6pm. Represented artist Amy Bernstein has work in the show alongside a number of amazing artists. Amy will also be giving an artist talk with fellow-painter, Michelle Ross on February 24 at 11:30am. Press release below. 

and from this distance one might never imagine that it is alive // January 12 - March 5, 2016

Opening Reception - Sunday, January 10, 4-6pm
Conversations on Painting -
Amy Bernstein and Michelle Ross - Wednesday, February 24, 11:30am
Pat Boas, Calvin Ross Carl, and Michael Lazarus- Tuesday, January 26, 3:30pm
Jack Featherly and Grant Hottle- Friday, February 12, 10:30am  
Roomful of Teeth event in partnership with the Music Department - January 29, 7:30pm

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University will present and from this distance one might never imagine that it is alive from January 12 to March 5, 2016.  This group exhibition will feature ten artists of the Pacific Northwest working with abstraction in painting.  The artists included in the exhibition work in a broad range of formal and conceptual abstraction, and within a broad definition of painting.

and from this distance one might never imagine that it is alive, curated by Blake Shell, includes works by Amy Bernstein, Pat Boas, Calvin Ross Carl, Jack Featherly, Ron Graff, Robert Hardgrave, Grant Hottle, Michael Lazarus, Michelle Ross, and Amanda Wojick.

An opening reception will be held from 4-6 pm on January 10, 2016.  The Art Gym will publish an accompanying catalogue, designed by Sibley House, that includes an introduction by Blake Shell and essays by art writers Graham W. Bell and Sue Taylor.

The Art Gym is supported by the Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation, the Collins Foundation, the Oregon Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts. The Art Gym’s publication fund is supported by the Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation and Linda Hutchins and John Montague. 

This exhibition and publication are made possible in great part through the generosity of The Ford Family Foundation.  Other individuals and businesses provided additional support.