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and i love you, portland..

chuck, ian and i ventured out to the brewery art complex last night for the latest i-5 gallery exhibit opening - '20/20 visions.' featured are such notables as richard ankrom, leigh salgado, and michael salerno. ran in to mat gleason, aka coagula, and exchanged stories of our latest travels.

the brewery was bustling last night, with many resident artists opening their doors in tandem with the gallery, hoping to spread their own vision, connect and possibly sell. it's a community that i crave, and would probably give my left knee to be a part of..but, perhaps i'm coming down with the 'grass is greener' bug that's been going around.

'20/20 visions,' a show asking 20 brewery artists to choose 20 non-brewery artists to exhibit together, seemed an intriguing concept...and a glaring reminder of how disconnected i sometimes feel from the L.A. art world.


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Sep. 4th, 2005 03:42 pm (UTC)
but in this case, portland's grass literally IS greener.
Sep. 4th, 2005 03:51 pm (UTC)
pa dum pum.

GOOD one!
Sep. 4th, 2005 03:56 pm (UTC)
Did I tell you that we tried to find your Dad's office? It doesn't exist! Unless your Dad works out of the Japanese Garden across the street .... hmm.
Sep. 4th, 2005 03:59 pm (UTC)
yes you mentioned... now the address is 239 nw 13th. you were down on 2nd.... his office is at 13th and everett. I WISH he worked in the chinese garden. Did you pay the outrageous admission price to enter its utopian landscape?
Sep. 4th, 2005 03:45 pm (UTC)
I love you too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Did I ever tell you how awesome your birthday greeting was? It was the best.
Sep. 4th, 2005 03:52 pm (UTC)
Re: pammy
it's a LOVE fest!!!!!!!
hee hee hee...you can thank chuck for that greeting.
it was his idear.
all i did was bake the cake..
Sep. 4th, 2005 03:55 pm (UTC)
Re: pammy
Just wait until we get the bill from the Jupiter Hotel for defacing their door!
Sep. 4th, 2005 04:42 pm (UTC)
Re: pammy
we'll just blame it on the party animals who kicked in our hotel wall!!!
Sep. 4th, 2005 08:20 pm (UTC)
this is the happiest wall in america! :)
love AND cardboard!
i have to get to portland sometime soon.
and the brewery!! you went!!! oh now i'm envious!
the next one's in april right?
i think i may have to take up residence in that brewery for awhile.
teach some urban gardening classes :)
maybe if you offer up your left knee and i offer up my right,making a set,the kind folks at the brewery would let us have a teeny bit of space.
i mean... a complete set!!
that's gotta be worth SOMETHING.
that is an intriguing concept..you gots to get connected there b!
and i'm sure you will in your own time.
Sep. 6th, 2005 03:40 am (UTC)
a complete set of knees...
i'd even throw in an elbow or two!!!!!

Sep. 13th, 2005 10:42 pm (UTC)
okay then..i'm adding ten toes and a thumb or two to the deal!!
that oughts settle it!
knees,elbows,toes,thumbs...it's a dam good offer if you ask me!
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