January Art Openings and Events

All events listed occur on the First Friday of the month and are free and open to all visitors

ACRYLIC WARFARE: BUILT TO SURVIVE | BRASSWORKS GALLERY

Acrylic Warfare: Built to Survive” will showcase a variety of Veteran artists. The crew will travel to 10 cities where Christian will talk about veteran suicide and alternative forms of therapy. This art show is meant inspire and educate the veteran community. Throughout our travels, we will be making a documentary so we can reach more veterans for years to come.

6 pm – 10 pm @ 1127 SE 10th Ave, Suite 220

PRINTMAKING CELEBRATION OPENING | SIDESTEET ARTS

Our Featured Show Opening for Our Print Month Celebration. Visit with Printmakers, mingle and munch with art lovers and sip a little wine (If 21).

​Our January show features printmakers from across the Pacific Northwest including Kelli MacConnell ||  Jonathan Barcan || Steve Wenshi Chan || Chris Darr || Poppy Dully || Kristen Etmund || Jessica Hartman || Beth Kerschen || Kristin Kohl || Kristy Lombard || Jane Pagliarulo || Erik Sandgren || Davis Te Sell

​The show is curated by member artist Gail Owen. ​​

6 pm – 9 pm @ 140 SE 28th Ave.

JASON MCDONALD | JAILBREAK STUDIOS

Keep the celebration rolling as we inaugurate a new year and a new decade with a solo exhibition from the legendary Chris Staley, along with the darkly whimsical 2D and 3D work from Oregonian Christopher St. John in The Back Room

6 pm – 12 am @ 910 SE Taylor St.,

KATHY STANLEY | KARUNA CONTEMPLATIVE LIVING

Kathy Stanley, MA is a visionary artist, educator and energy medicine practitioner with a background in ecopsychology and women’s spirituality. She is a Certified Art of Allowing Facilitator, an intuitive art method that inspires joyful connection with the inner feminine essence. She has taught classes in ecopsychology and spiritual ecology at the undergraduate level for the past five years. Her January show at Karuna Contemplative Living is titled “Journey to the Ecological Self” featuring a recent collection of paintings that explore the inter-connectedness or ‘inter-being’ with the more-than-human world. Her website is SacredArtJourneys.com.

6 pm – 9 pm @ 1725 SE Hawthorne Blvd.

LOOK INTO MY EYES / THANKS FOR THE FEELING | ONE GRAND GALLERY

Tara Johnson and Samantha Goretski.

7 pm – 10 pm @ 1000 E. Burnside St.

ERIC MARKOVS POP-UP | THE GLASS LAB

Pop-up Gallery in the newly renovated Glass Lab

6 pm – 9 pm @ 350 SE Mill St

FIRST FRIDAY OF THE NEW DECADE | EUTECTIC GALLERY

Keep the celebration rolling as we inaugurate a new year and a new decade with a solo exhibition from the legendary Chris Staley, along with the darkly whimsical 2D and 3D work from Oregonian Christopher St. John in The Back Room

6 pm – 9 pm @ 1930 NE Oregon St.

Contact Us

We do our best to make the list as complete as possible, if you have an event or correction you would like to see listed please send show details to Info@FirstFridayPDX.org or use our easy online event submission form.