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Good times at Hellion tonight. December marks 3 years for Hellion Portland. It has been good, bad, insane and fantastic. Wouldn’t change a thing.
Here is the math.
8 consecutive years curating in Portland, 7 years in old town, 3 as Hellion … Continue reading
UFO907 and Madsaki collaborated on a show at Clear Edition in Roppongi, Tokyo at the beginning of this month. Very convenient location, only a couple blocks from my new apartment. UFO907 and Madsaki were roomates in New York and this show revisits the … Continue reading
Nonnow Naruse had a solo show at Hellion Gallery earlier this year. While I was in Tokyo I had the opportunity to visit her home to preview the work for her upcoming show. ”Frenzy and Life” opens on November 26th at the Art Complex … Continue reading
Tadashi Ura’s new show, “Blessings” opened at Le Deco gallery while I was in Tokyo a couple weeks ago. Shibuya is my haunting ground and I was happy to hang out in my old neighborhood for an art show. Tadashi’s artwork has traditional … Continue reading
I visited the studio of Daisuke Funaki in Chiba while I was in Tokyo. Daisuke makes fantastic small sculptures that are filled with commentary on contemporary Japan. All the work are hand sculpted and painted. Looking forward to working with Daisuke at … Continue reading
AMP cafe in Koenji produced an installation show with Ryuichi Ogino last week in Koenji, Tokyo. A vacant apartment in a building that was to be remodeled was given to Ryuichi Ogino to create an installation piece. Guests were escorted to the apartment … Continue reading
I discovered Japanese artist Takumi Kama’s art earlier this year through a friend. Realistically rendered paintings that feature animals in strange and deeply imaginative environments. Each of Takumi’s paintings exhibits a micro wold that evokes humor and an element of social commentary. … Continue reading
While I was in Tokyo I attended many art shows and did some studio visits. Over the next week I will be putting up images from these events. First up is Ai Ohkawara. Ai showed at Hellion in 2011. Her … Continue reading
In the main gallery.
CARTOGRAPHERS DELIGHT – Hand made maps from a stellar group of artists.
In the front gallery
Under a Veil of Frost with Melinda Josie.
Check out Empty Kingdom for a new interview with JShea about his current body of work now showing at Hellion.