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Earrings Galore and More

Earrings by Jane Pellicciotto for Heidi Lowe Gallery "Earrings Galore" exhibition

I grew up on the East Coast and spent many summers kicking up sand on Rehobeth Beach. Just writing this makes me hunger for a Nic-a-boli. So it’s fun to be able to circle back and be part of the Heidi Lowe Gallery annual “Earrings Galore” exhibition featuring work by 30 artists from around the U.S. and abroad.

The show will be up for the whole year with an opening reception on June 29 from 6-8pm. But it’s coming to Portland as a pop-up exhibition as part of the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) annual conference. The exhibition is open to the public, so if you’re in the area, please stop by.

Portland pop-up location: 219 SW 9th Ave. in Portland, OR.

Opening night: Thursday, May 24, 3–6 pm

Additional hours: Friday, May 25, 3–6 pm and Saturday, May 26, 1–3 pm

 

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Gallery Crawl

There are many more exhibitions going on as part of the SNAG Conference, not all of which involve metals. Here is a list of happenings that are open to the public. I’ll have work on display at both Alchemy Jewelers and Annie Meyer Galleries.

Thursday, May 24th
Pearl Arts District Galleries
5 pm–8 pm

 

 

3rd Annual Studio Holiday Pop-Up

Join me for the 3rd Annual Studio Holiday Pop-Up. Each year I include other makers for a unique shopping experience. All local, all handmade goods. Shop jewelry, paintings and organic chocolate candy.

Meet artist Consu Tolosa whose tiny personita paintings on reclaimed wood make for a joyful gift.

Oregon Bark‘s Anne Smith makes all-organic peanut butter flake candy bars and Hazel Jones, candied hazelnut butter and rosemary candy bars. She’ll have gift packs and samples on hand.

Avoid the crowds, enjoy some refreshments and give the gift of handmade.

Saturday, December 2 from 11 am–5 pm.
1915 NE 12th Avenue

Upcoming Art Show, Fire on the Water

Acrylic and pencil on wood. Abstract. Jane Pellicciotto Artworks, Portland, Oregon
Splishin’ and Splashin’ | Acrylic and pencil on wood. Dragon Boat Art Show submission. 8 x 8 (sold)

Portland is the city of roses, and so each June these flowers (and more) are celebrated via a number of activities, one of which is the Dragon Boat Race.

Portland artist Alea Bone created an art exhibition called “Fire on the Water” as a celebration of the dragon boat races. I’m honored to be one of the 75 invited artists to show a piece (a perk of being in the same art club). This art exhibition is an official Rose Festival event. You can get a sampling of the work on the Fire on the Water Facebook page.

This is my submission. I wanted to capture in an abstract way what I imagine dragon boat racing to feel like. This is acrylic and pencil on wood.

The opening reception is June 4 and the show will be up for one month.

Date: June 4 | Time: 5–8 pm | Location: Portland’5 Center for the Arts, 1111 SW Broadway, Hatfield Hall.

Update: I was happy to arrive to the opening reception and find that my painting sold. Thank you whoever you are!