The Art and Craft of S. B. Appel

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Big 500 Opening This Saturday!

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Come down to the People’s Art of Portland Gallery this Saturday, from 2-9pm, for the grand opening of the Big 500 show 2015! Bring a can of food for the food drive.

I will have five panels in the show. You can’t miss them as they are all super-3D, and they light up with portable color changing LED’s! I think of them as “abstract deep paintings with light”, but a standalone idea would be light boxes. If this goes over well, I might be convinced to make actual wireless light box sculptures that can stand on their own.

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The show is pretty simple: 500 artists have created a multitude of panels for the show (some do up to 20 at a time!) and they are all for sale, cash/credit & carry, at $40 each. The panels are displayed salon style, so that all you see is the art- although the artist’s name is on the back of the panel. The overall effect means you have a chance to experience a whole range of works at once, and find those that really speak to you. It’s one of the biggest- and funnest- shows at People’s all year!

You can visit People’s on the 3rd floor of Pioneer Place Mall, in the West wing. Typically the other galleries- Mark Wooley, AIR and OneDer, should also be open for your gallery opening and shopping needs.

I will be volunteering as a gallery “floater” during the opening, so I hope to see you there and say hi!

 

 


Pictures from Love Show ’10

A closeup of my piece at the Love Show at Olympic Mills Gallery. It included a linkback to a page on this blog, so viewers could see how the piece was constructed.

An awesome voodoo shadowbox-dollhouse by one of the other Loveshow artists.

A friend points out things she admires about my art piece, using her psychic ghost hand…:)

Match, Set, and Love!


No First Friday for April

This is just an update that the art studio will be closed on First Friday in April for a private event.
Keep an eye out for upcoming announcements about the artist for First Friday in May!


Tonight: Love Show Opening Night

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I hope to see you there tonight! I plan on being at the opening a little earlier (7pm)… If not then you can visit my artwork @ the show anytime for the next month.