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    Art Focus features interviews with artists, curators, gallerists, writers and other art people. Page back through KBOO's schedule to find all the podcasts.

    Lisa Kaser and Grace Weston will be Eva Lake's guests on April 8th. They have a show called Unfamiliar Faces at Waterstone Gallery.

    On March 25th Eva Lake hosted a discussion with key members of the Portland Art Dealers Association: Bob Kochs, Jane Beebe and Daniel Peabody.

    Amy Bernstein has a show of paintings at Nationale. She wwas Eva Lake's guest on March 11th.

    On February 25th Eva Lake Interviewed Rhine Ruder and Rhea Ruder Sleeman about their father, the artist Leonard Ruder. Ruder was the subject of "Evidence of a Life's Work" at the Marylhurst Art Gym. He also had a recent show at Augen Gallery.

    The Portland Art Museum is currently showing a triptych by Francis Bacon, a portrait of Lucian Freud. Bruce Guenther, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art from the museum discussed with Eva Lake this incredible work on January 14, 2014.

    Check below for audiofiles and information on all our past guests.

     

    Episode Archive

    Art Focus on 06/04/13

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    Joseph Gallivan interviews Merridawn Duckler

    On June 4, 2013, Joseph Gallivan interviews artist Merridawn Duckler about her and her brother Geordie Duckler's current show at Blackfish Gallery called Ritual, The Show. It is a group exhibit by Blackfish Gallery Artists, running from June 4 to June 29, 2013

    In “Ritual, The Show” a transformed gallery space created by Blackfish

    member Merridawn Duckler and guest artist Geordie Duckler invites

    visitors to partake in three separate experiences that combine ritual and art.

    The first involves sitting in silence for four minutes 33 seconds in a tent in

    the gallery, a reference to experimental composer John Cage’s famous piece

    Art Focus on 05/28/13

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    Artist Cynthia Lahti

    Cynthia Lahti will be our guest on Art Focus. She currently has a show at PDX Contemporary Art.

    Art Focus on 05/21/13

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    Joseph Gallivan interviews Sarah Margolis-Pineo about Object Focus: The Bowl

    On Tuesday May 21, 2013, Joseph Gallivan will interview Sarah Margolis-Pineo, Associate Curator at Museum of Contemporary Craft, about the exhibition Object Focus: The Bowl.

    The show looks at the humble bowl in the context of Art, craft and everyday life.

    Art Focus on 05/14/13

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    Tue, 05/14/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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    Sandy Roumagoux

     

    Sandy Roumagoux has a show at Blackfish. She is our guest this week.

    Art Focus on 05/07/13

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    Joseph Gallivan interviews curator Diane Durston about Isamu Noguchi's Japanese Garden show

    On Tuesday May 7, Joseph Gallivan interviews Diane Durston of the Portland Japanese Garden about the show of sculpture by Isamu Noguchi, the famed Japanese-American artist.

     

    Art Focus on 04/30/13

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    Tue, 04/30/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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    artist Patrick Collier

     We have Patrick Collier on the radio with us.

    Art Focus on 04/23/13

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    Tue, 04/23/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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    Joseph Gallivan interviews Terri Hopkins the curator of the Art Gym at Marylhurst University

    On Tuesday April 23, Joseph Gallivan will interview Terri Hopkins about two shows on incarceration that she has curated at the Art Gym, Marylhurst University, just south of Lake Oswego.

    Hopkins will talk about the work of two artists. Julie Green's show is The Last Supper: 500 Plates, and consists of 500 hand painted ceramic plates showing what death row prisoners ordered for their final meal.

    Buddy Bunting's "The Prison Industrial Complex" is a series of large scale drawings of modern American prisons.

     

    http://www.marylhurst.edu/arts-and-events/art-gym/art-gym-exhibitions/current-exhibition.html

    Art Focus on 04/16/13

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    Tue, 04/16/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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    Brian Ferriso of the Portland Art Museum

    Brian Ferriso, Director of the Portland Art Museum, will be Eva Lake's guest.

    Art Focus on 04/09/13

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    Joseph Gallivan interviews painter Seth Tane

    On Tuesday April 9, 2013, Joseph Gallivan interviews painter Seth Tane. 

    Tane is a realist painter who depicts industrial maritime scenes (oil tankers, large ships, tugs etc), as well as street scenes from San Francisco and New York.  Tane has a fascinating background which includes shipping heavy sculptures for New York sculptors such as Mark Di Suvero in the 1970s, captaining ships, manufacturing tugboat pilothouses and running a marine salvage business in the waters around Portland. 

    Art Focus on 04/02/13

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    Philip Iosca

    Above is an installation by Philip Iosca at Fourteen30 Contemporary. He is out guest on Art Focus.

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    Artists Remedios Rapoport and Jacquelyn Bond

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    Wed, 03/05/2008

    Host Julie Bernard interviewed local artists Remedios Rapoport and Jacquelyn Bond about  Women’s Art: Women’s Vision at the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center.  Celebrating the theme of 2008’s National Women’s History Month Remedios Rapoport takes the traditional Argentinean art of Filete (elaborate sign painting) and puts a contemporary message for empowerment and action into each piece. She will present her work, act as guest curator and mentor an emerging artist also working with women and political empowerment. Jacquelyn Bond is a young artist who paints water color illustrations and creates beautiful political pin ups.

    Terri Hopkins on "Women's Work"

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    Wed, 02/27/2008

    Host Julie Bernard interviews Terri Hopkins, director and curator at the Art Gym at Marylhurst University about the current show, Women's Work: Contemporary Women Printmakers from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation. It includes works by Annie Albers, Louise Bourgeois, Suzanne Caporael, Squeak Carnwath, Vija Celmins, Helen Frankenthaler, Ellen Gallager, M.K. Guth, Jane Hammond, Mary Heilmann, Julia Jacquette, Fay Jones, Barbara Kruger, Hung Liu, Agnes Martin, Julie Mehretu, Sarah Morris, Wangechi Mutu, Louise Nevelson, Judy Pfaff, Bridget Riley, Kiki Smith, Pat Steir, Kara Walker, Marie K. Watt, and Sherrie Wolf.

     

    Artist Arvie Smith and his new exhibit, "At Freedom's Door"

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    Wed, 02/20/2008

    Julie Bernard visits with painter Arvie Smith, whose large colorful works are currently on exhibit at the Pacific Northwest College of Art in the Swigert Commons.

    Julie Bernard interviews the curator of works by Carl Morris and Leonard Ruder

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    Thu, 02/07/2008

    Julie Bernard interviews Prudence Roberts, the guest curator of works by Pacific Northwest artists Carl Morris and Leonard Ruder, on exhibit at the Art Gym of Marylhurst University

    Julie Bernard covers Debra Beers with Mark Woolley & Linda Tesner

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    Wed, 01/16/2008

    Host Julie Bernard talks with two distinguished guests about the current exhibitions by Debra Beers, Artist, Senior Lecturer in Art, and Program Head of Drawing at Lewis & Clark College

    Joining Julie today are:

    Mark Woolley, Curator/Owner of The Mark Woolley Gallery on SW Second

    Linda Tesner, Curator of the Hoffman Gallery at Lewis & Clark College

    David Rosenak, artist

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    Wed, 01/09/2008

    Host Julie Bernard interviews local artist David Rosenak, whose work was featured in the 2006 Oregon Biennial at the Portland Art Museum.

    Oregon Art Beat

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    Wed, 01/02/2008

    Art Focus with Julie Bernard - Julie's guests are Jeff Douglas and  K.C. Cowen talking about Oregon Art Beat.

    Alternative Art Spaces

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    Wed, 12/19/2007

    Kathleen interviews Ben Pink of the Launchpad Gallery and Anna Todaro

    Linda K. Johnson on South Waterfront art

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    Wed, 12/12/2007

    Host Julie Bernard interviews Linda K. Johnson, Tahni Holt and Dana Lynn Louis about  South Waterfront art.

    Portland Art Center

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    Wed, 12/05/2007

    Julie speaks with Gavin Shettler, Director of the Portland Art Center, a nonprofit exhibition space and resource center for the contemporary arts. Its mission is to cultivate informative and innovative interactions between the art world and the public. PAC offers unique opportunities to contemporary artists whose work is outside the commercial gallery system.

     

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